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BUILDING BACK BETTER” INITIATIVE

01 November 2021

Babergh Green Councillors have championed a new partnership to improve the relationships between the Council, developers, builders, and local residents which was adopted unanimously by all Councillors at a recent meeting.

Babergh reject proposal for gas-fired power station

29 August 2021

The proposed gas-fired power station on the Chilton Estate just outside Sudbury has been rejected by Babergh councillors who voted 6 to 5 against. The decision was initially tied 5 to 5 after planning officers had recommended approval and had to be decided by the casting vot3 of the chairman Stephen Plumb

Car parking charges must be linked to green investment

14 January 2021

Babergh's Green group argue for a joined-up approach to transport , economic development and environmental protection

Greens call for 20mph default speed limits

14 October 2020

The Suffolk County Council Liberal Democrat, Green and Independent Group has today announced a motion proposing a default 20mph speed limit for roads in residential areas and communities across Suffolk’s towns and villages, with 30mph limits to be retained only in exceptional circumstances. The motion will be proposed at Full Council on 22nd October.

Better biking for Babergh

03 September 2020

Greens were celebrating in Babergh after a motion proposed by Cllr Leigh Jamieson was approved, which will see the creation of a Sustainable Travel Action Plan, aiming to increase sustainable travel over the coming years.

Town Centre changes after lockdown

20 May 2020

Green Party Suffolk County Councillor Robert Lindsay speaks on BBC Radio Suffolk about how the town centres need to change after lockdown

"Lifeline" Bus Saved

11 March 2020

Community bus operator GoStart and three local councillors have rallied around to save a bus service for people from six villages who faced losing their only transport to Sudbury at the end of this month (March).

More protection for wildlife and biodiversity to be introduced in Babergh

08 October 2019

A four-point motion which is aimed at helping to protect wildlife and biodiversity in the area, was approved at Babergh’s full council meeting. The measures will include developing a map to identify and create wildlife corridors and promote eco-tourism, while establishing new wildflower verges and a community led tree planting scheme

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