Councillors in Suffolk have warned that Government proposals for a new National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) will create a greater burden on local authorities.
Locals authorities are preparing to crack down on homelessness in Babergh and Mid Suffolk as a new government act dedicated to cut down on rough sleeping comes into force this month.
Plans to build 100 homes in Stowupland have been given the go ahead – but proposals for 50 homes on the former Bacton Middle School site have been deferred.
Developers seeking to build up to 300 homes in Barham and Claydon have been told they must contribute £1million towards a new primary school for the area.
Liberal Democrat councillors at MDSC have proposed to work with Suffolk County Council to use the stations for emergency homeless provision, should they find facilities to be suitable.
A homelessness charity has been able to purchase a property with the help of a grant from Forest Heath District council.
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