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.
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.
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Plans to build 51 homes in Cockfield, west Suffolk, have been given the go-ahead by planners.