Mid Suffolk District Council’s cabinet has given the final sign-off for a £3million pot dedicated to buying property in the district which becomes available.
A vision to develop 160 homes in Stowmarket has been branded “the worst case of speculative application to exploit for profit” by planners.
Plans to transform the empty Bacton Middle School site into 50 homes have been approved – with money set to be pumped back into the area for an expanded primary school.
Plans to build 50 homes on a former middle school site are set to progress, following delays earlier in the year.
Two Suffolk authorities have dramatically cut the number of days their council houses are empty for, new data has revealed.
Vows to eradicate rough sleeping and reduce dependency on bed and breakfast accommodation for homeless people have been made by two Suffolk councils.
A new team formed last year to carry out repairs and maintenance on council homes has cost £666,000 more than expected, new figures have revealed.
Plans to build 240 homes in Elmswell have been deferred after the designs of the homes were likened to “Cell Block H” and “fit for Luton”.
Residents fighting a proposed homes development that would increase the size of their village by one-third have been heartened by support from their MP.
Former council offices in Needham Market which were vacated last autumn are set to be transformed into 98 homes.
Councillors in Suffolk have warned that Government proposals for a new National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) will create a greater burden on local authorities.
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Controversial plans to build 130 homes on land by Chilton Woods near Sudbury have been approved – despite existing approvals already exceeding the number laid out in the masterplan.
New Sudbury craft and gift shop is ducking the trend on the High Street.
Plans for a controversial development in Sudbury have been delayed again after a legal challenge from objectors alleged that planning policies had been breached.