Residents of Suffolk council region 'Babergh' are demanding a name change...

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New residents of Suffolk council region 'Babergh' are demanding a name change... because they can't pronounce it Babergh District Council considering changing name because people can't say it Councillors suggested changing to South Suffolk Council in line with neighbours The cost of changing the name on road signs, assets and stationary was placed at £10,000

By Daily Mail Reporter

Published: 01:16 BST, 20 September 2019 | Updated: 01:31 BST, 20 September 2019

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For the proud residents of Babergh, it's not a problem. But for newcomers it seems the area's name is a bit of a challenge.

The small district council now is considering spending thousands of pounds on a new name after claims that people don't know how to pronounce it.

A special meeting of Babergh District Council in Suffolk has been called for next month 'in order to eliminate confusion'.

Locals pronounce it 'Bayber' - but many newcomers say 'Baberg' - and now councillors will decide whether to change the name to South Suffolk Council in line with neighbouring authorities.

The small district council now is considering spending thousands of pounds on a new name after claims that people don't know how to pronounce it

The small district council now is considering

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