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Planning committee grants approval for new phases of country park development

12 January 2022
Planning committee grants approval for new phases of country park development

Planning committee grants approval for new phases of country park development

12 January 2022

Backing has been given for the country park element of a new 3,500 home development in Suffolk.


Public order to curb dog fouling in town's parks set for approval

12 January 2022
Public order to curb dog fouling in town's parks set for approval

Public order to curb dog fouling in town's parks set for approval

12 January 2022

A new public order to curb dog fouling in a town's parks is recommended for approval after a survey found 87 per cent were in favour of proposals.


Multi-million pound public service hub to feature bigger eight-lane swimming pool

11 January 2022
Multi-million pound public service hub to feature bigger eight-lane swimming pool

Multi-million pound public service hub to feature bigger eight-lane swimming pool

11 January 2022

Work on a new multi-million pound public services hub has gone out to tender - and a bigger swimming pool is now being incorporated into the plans.


Speeding to be monitored on five key routes into and out of Suffolk town

11 January 2022
Speeding to be monitored on five key routes into and out of Suffolk town

Speeding to be monitored on five key routes into and out of Suffolk town

11 January 2022

Plans have been voiced to curb speeding on five key rat-runs into a Suffolk town.


Thousands to be spent on safety improvements to 'lethal' rural junction

11 January 2022
Thousands to be spent on safety improvements to 'lethal' rural junction

Thousands to be spent on safety improvements to 'lethal' rural junction

11 January 2022

Safety improvements are to be made to a rural Suffolk junction described as 'lethal' for its risk of near-miss accidents.


Bid to improve road safety for schoolchildren as high-vis vests to be given to 2,000 youngsters

10 January 2022
Bid to improve road safety for schoolchildren as high-vis vests to be given to 2,000 youngsters

Bid to improve road safety for schoolchildren as high-vis vests to be given to 2,000 youngsters

10 January 2022

High-visibility vests are to be provided to more than 2,000 youngsters in a part of Suffolk to help improve road safety.


Date set for hotly-contested by-election at politically deadlocked council

07 January 2022
Date set for hotly-contested by-election at politically deadlocked council

Date set for hotly-contested by-election at politically deadlocked council

07 January 2022

A by-election for a key council seat in a village will take place next month.


83 per cent of eligible population in Suffolk have had Covid booster jab

07 January 2022
83 per cent of eligible population in Suffolk have had Covid booster jab

83 per cent of eligible population in Suffolk have had Covid booster jab

07 January 2022

More than 83 per cent of Suffolk's eligible population have had a booster Covid-19 jab, according to latest figures.


Covid rates in young people expected to rise as they return to schools in Suffolk

07 January 2022
Covid rates in young people expected to rise as they return to schools in Suffolk

Covid rates in young people expected to rise as they return to schools in Suffolk

07 January 2022

Public Health Suffolk says it expects Covid-19 case numbers among youngsters to increase again as schools return from the Christmas break.


Suffolk health bosses confident of getting through next few weeks despite Omicron threat

06 January 2022
Suffolk health bosses confident of getting through next few weeks despite Omicron threat

Suffolk health bosses confident of getting through next few weeks despite Omicron threat

06 January 2022

Suffolk health bosses say they are confident they will get through the next few weeks of winter pressures as the Omicron variant threatens disruption.


Rise in Covid cases in Suffolk's over 60s is key area of concern, county's health boss says

06 January 2022
Rise in Covid cases in Suffolk's over 60s is key area of concern, county's health boss says

Rise in Covid cases in Suffolk's over 60s is key area of concern, county's health boss says

06 January 2022

The increase in Covid-19 among over 60s is the biggest area of concern, Suffolk's public health chief has said.


Tax increase to fund police 101 phone service improvements proposed

05 January 2022
Tax increase to fund police 101 phone service improvements proposed

Tax increase to fund police 101 phone service improvements proposed

05 January 2022

A maximum £10 increase on the policing element of the Suffolk council tax bill is being proposed from April 2022 – to improve its 101 phone service.


Alterations made to plans for new beach huts in coastal town to accommodate disabled people

05 January 2022
Alterations made to plans for new beach huts in coastal town to accommodate disabled people

Alterations made to plans for new beach huts in coastal town to accommodate disabled people

05 January 2022

Changes have been made to new beach huts which will be available for sale and hire in a Suffolk town, amid fears disabled people could be excluded.


Three quarters of Kickstart employers in Suffolk keeping on their recruits for permanent roles

05 January 2022
Three quarters of Kickstart employers in Suffolk keeping on their recruits for permanent roles

Three quarters of Kickstart employers in Suffolk keeping on their recruits for permanent roles

05 January 2022

Majority of employers for youngsters under the Kickstart scheme in Suffolk are providing permanent roles for their new recruits.


£9m education plans include new primary school for town

04 January 2022
£9m education plans include new primary school for town

£9m education plans include new primary school for town

04 January 2022

A new primary school is among £9million plans for four education schemes that have been unveiled in county council budget documents.


Recycling collections could see changes according to waste partnership

31 December 2021
Recycling collections could see changes according to waste partnership

Recycling collections could see changes according to waste partnership

31 December 2021

Kerbside recycling collections could include glass and food waste in the next five years, as the logistics of new legislation is studied.


£130m Hub moves step closer after planning permission approved

31 December 2021
£130m Hub moves step closer after planning permission approved

£130m Hub moves step closer after planning permission approved

31 December 2021

Plans for a new multi-million pound public services hub have moved a step closer after agreements around funding have been agreed.


County council announces £6m plans to increase SEND places in 2022 budget

30 December 2021
County council announces £6m plans to increase SEND places in 2022 budget

County council announces £6m plans to increase SEND places in 2022 budget

30 December 2021

More than £6million is to be made available for developing further SEND places in Suffolk, according to 2022 budget proposals.


Tax rise planned for county in council budget proposals

30 December 2021
Tax rise planned for county in council budget proposals

Tax rise planned for county in council budget proposals

30 December 2021

A council tax rise is planned from April – but the administration has pledged no cuts for the year ahead.


Council to vote on increases to waste collection and beach hut fees

29 December 2021
Council to vote on increases to waste collection and beach hut fees

Council to vote on increases to waste collection and beach hut fees

29 December 2021

Small increases in garden waste collection and beach hut charges in a Suffolk district are to be decided next week.