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Development Management Policies Document hearings
22 July 2014
Click here to read the article: Development Management Policies Document hearingsJoint Forest Heath and St Edmundsbury Development Management Policies Document examination hearings will take place on:
• Tuesday 22 and Wednesday 23 July at 10am at Forest Heath District Council offices in Mildenhall in the Council Chamber and
• Thursday 24 at 10am and Friday 25 July at 9.30am (not 10am as previously stated) at St Edmundsbury Borough Council offices at West Suffolk House, Bury St Edmunds.

Members of the public are welcome to attend for viewing. Read more >>

Vision 2031 Inspector's Report
15 July 2014
Click here to read the article: Vision 2031 Inspector's ReportFollowing the Vision 2031 Examination hearings held in January and February 2014, the council received the Independent Inspector's report on 14 July 2014.

The report is available to view at Vision 2031 Read more >>

West Suffolk Diary

West Suffolk Diary website - the guide to events out and about in West SuffolkThe guide to what's on in West Suffolk covering Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket, Haverhill, Mildenhall, Brandon and rural areas.
Local history
Heritage website 100x100Visit our Heritage website with information and events at Moyse's Hall Museum, West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village and Country Park.
Apex conferencing
The Apex Atrium 100x75In the heart of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk's premier entertainment and business venue.
The Apex
The Apex This award-winning venue is home to a diverse range of live music; from classical to pop, rock, jazz, blues, world, country, folk, comedy and dance.
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Four flags as St Edmundsbury’s parks named amongst the best
28 July 2014
Click here to read the article: Four flags as St Edmundsbury’s parks named amongst the bestParks across St Edmundsbury which attracted an extra 150,000 visitors last year, have been named amongst the best in the country for cleanliness and safety.

The Abbey Gardens in Bury St Edmunds, East Town Park in Haverhill, Nowton Park and West Stow Country Park, have all been awarded The Green Flag Award for 2014/15.

Sales are up and costs are down
24 July 2014
Click here to read the article: Sales are up and costs are downThe number of events at the Apex has increased by 26 per cent, ticket sales are up – and its running costs have fallen by nearly 10 per cent.

It has been a very successful year for The Apex which saw £70,000 wiped off its running costs for 2013/14.

And while its financial performance is dramatically improving, its on-stage performance is even better.

Time to have your say on budget ideas
21 July 2014
Click here to read the article: Time to have your say on budget  ideasSt Edmundsbury Borough Council has launched a budget consultation as it prepares to save a further £1.5m in 2015/16.

People are being asked for their views on a range of options that will help inform councillors when they make their budget decisions later in the year.

West Suffolk Housing Strategy consultation
16 July 2014
Click here to read the article: West Suffolk Housing Strategy consultationForest Heath and St Edmundsbury councils are currently working on a joint draft Housing Strategy that sets out what we, together with our partners will be doing 2015-18 to improve the housing situation for our current and future residents.

These actions will directly contribute to the overall sense of community and wellbeing of West Suffolk.

This work needs to include enabling the supply of new housing; making the best use of existing housing; and offering support or specialist housing to those who require it.

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West Suffolk House
Western Way
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk IP33 3YU

01284 763233

Emergency outside office hours:
01284 763252

Increasing the opportunities for economic growth in West Suffolk is a top priority for Forest Heath and St Edmundsbury councils. Check out our Six point plan for jobs and growth to see how we will increase opportunities for business to thrive.
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Vision 2031
A range of industrial, commercial and retail properties are now available to let across West Suffolk
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