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County council reveals financial implications of coronavirus

21 September 2020
County council reveals financial implications of coronavirus

County council reveals financial implications of coronavirus

21 September 2020

A Suffolk authority has revealed the financial implications of coronavirus this year.


GP surgeries in Suffolk facing major shortfall of pneumonia vaccines this winter

18 September 2020
GP surgeries in Suffolk facing major shortfall of pneumonia vaccines this winter

GP surgeries in Suffolk facing major shortfall of pneumonia vaccines this winter

18 September 2020

Supply issues with flu and pneumonia jabs have meant that Suffolk GP practices are receiving just one sixth of the vaccines they are requesting.


Housebuilding could double across Suffolk

12 September 2020
Housebuilding could double across Suffolk

Housebuilding could double across Suffolk

12 September 2020

Suffolk councils could be forced to approve twice as many homes per year under new government proposals.


Revamp of children's centres to go ahead as challenge dismissed

11 September 2020
Revamp of children's centres to go ahead as challenge dismissed

Revamp of children's centres to go ahead as challenge dismissed

11 September 2020

Plans to revamp Suffolk children’s centre provision will go ahead, after a challenge by opposition parties was dismissed


Team set up to prevent Banham Poultry-style coronavirus outbreaks in Suffolk

11 September 2020
Team set up to prevent Banham Poultry-style coronavirus outbreaks in Suffolk

Team set up to prevent Banham Poultry-style coronavirus outbreaks in Suffolk

11 September 2020

A task group has been formed to work with food processing plants to prevent coronavirus outbreaks similar to that seen at Banham Poultry.


Hospital's new £6.5m molecular hub will test up to 2,000 patients a day

09 September 2020
Hospital's new £6.5m molecular hub will test up to 2,000 patients a day

Hospital's new £6.5m molecular hub will test up to 2,000 patients a day

09 September 2020

A Suffolk hospital has spent £6.5million on a new lab which has become the hub for molecular testing in the area.


Hospital outlines plans for routine surgery if second coronavirus wave develops

09 September 2020
Hospital outlines plans for routine surgery if second coronavirus wave develops

Hospital outlines plans for routine surgery if second coronavirus wave develops

09 September 2020

Elective treatment will continue at a Suffolk hospital if and when a second wave of coronavirus develops later this year, officials have said.


Data shows one in four new coronavirus cases in county among people aged 15 to 25

08 September 2020
Data shows one in four new coronavirus cases in county among people aged 15 to 25

Data shows one in four new coronavirus cases in county among people aged 15 to 25

08 September 2020

More than a quarter of new coronavirus cases in Suffolk are among people aged between 15 and 25, shock new data reveals.


Money set aside for rail and infrastructure projects

08 September 2020
Money set aside for rail and infrastructure projects

Money set aside for rail and infrastructure projects

08 September 2020

More than £222,000 in developer contributions have been approved for key infrastructure projects in Mid Suffolk.


Food justice officer set to be appointed to help tackle food poverty in Suffolk

07 September 2020
Food justice officer set to be appointed to help tackle food poverty in Suffolk

Food justice officer set to be appointed to help tackle food poverty in Suffolk

07 September 2020

Suffolk County Council pledged to form a food justice action plan by the end of 2021 after a motion was given unanimous support in July.


Domestic abuse rises by more than a quarter during coronavirus lockdown

05 September 2020
Domestic abuse rises by more than a quarter during coronavirus lockdown

Domestic abuse rises by more than a quarter during coronavirus lockdown

05 September 2020

Domestic abuse referrals in West Suffolk rose by more than a quarter during the coronavirus lockdown, latest data shows.


These are the unusual structures set to be added to town's 'special interest' list

03 September 2020
These are the unusual structures set to be added to town's 'special interest' list

These are the unusual structures set to be added to town's 'special interest' list

03 September 2020

Pubs, churches, sports domes and even a bus stop are among the 54 structures set to be added to a list of local buildings of special interest.


Town traders to vote on plans to form business improvement district

03 September 2020
Town traders to vote on plans to form business improvement district

Town traders to vote on plans to form business improvement district

03 September 2020

Hundreds of businesses in a Suffolk town have the opportunity to decide if they want to be part of a scheme to champion their interests.


Festival to return to town next year after council's £140,000 commitment

02 September 2020
Festival to return to town next year after council's £140,000 commitment

Festival to return to town next year after council's £140,000 commitment

02 September 2020

A commitment of £140,000 has been made for the return of a festival next year, after coronavirus forced this year’s event to be cancelled.


Authority's decision to revamp children's centres called in by opposition councillors

27 August 2020
Authority's decision to revamp children's centres called in by opposition councillors

Authority's decision to revamp children's centres called in by opposition councillors

27 August 2020

A controversial decision to revamp Suffolk’s children’s centres made earlier this week has been challenged by opposition councillors.


Work to save historic building given approval to begin

27 August 2020
Work to save historic building given approval to begin

Work to save historic building given approval to begin

27 August 2020

Work to save an historic merchant house can begin after securing planning permission for work to take it off the ‘at risk’ register.


New multi-storey car park plans given go ahead

26 August 2020
New multi-storey car park plans given go ahead

New multi-storey car park plans given go ahead

26 August 2020

Plans for a new multi-storey car park in a town centre have been given the green light.


Suffolk families urged to ensure children adapt routines to prepare for return of school

25 August 2020
Suffolk families urged to ensure children adapt routines to prepare for return of school

Suffolk families urged to ensure children adapt routines to prepare for return of school

25 August 2020

The new term in September represents the first appearance in school since March for many pupils, prompting the launch of a new health scheme.


Have you picked up these new habits since coronavirus lockdown?

22 August 2020
Have you picked up these new habits since coronavirus lockdown?

Have you picked up these new habits since coronavirus lockdown?

22 August 2020

People across Suffolk have been urged to assess their habits since the coronavirus pandemic struck in March.


Archaeology project exploring village's Saxon history extended

21 August 2020
Archaeology project exploring village's Saxon history extended

Archaeology project exploring village's Saxon history extended

21 August 2020

A key archaeology project in Suffolk has been forced to cancel public events and fieldwork because of the coronavirus pandemic.


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