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Suffolk SEND improvement measures outlined

07 December 2021
Suffolk SEND improvement measures outlined

Suffolk SEND improvement measures outlined

07 December 2021

Suffolk education leaders have said they are working hard to make access to SEND support feel like less of a battle.


Nearly three quarters of over 40s in Suffolk received booster jabs

04 December 2021
Nearly three quarters of over 40s in Suffolk received booster jabs

Nearly three quarters of over 40s in Suffolk received booster jabs

04 December 2021

Suffolk health bosses have said that nearly three quarters of eligible people over the age of 40 have had their booster jabs.


Health chief says Christmas plans shouldn't be cancelled over Omicron variant

04 December 2021
Health chief says Christmas plans shouldn't be cancelled over Omicron variant

Health chief says Christmas plans shouldn't be cancelled over Omicron variant

04 December 2021

People do not need to panic or halt Christmas plans because of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, Suffolk’s public health chief has said.


Council plans to charge supermarkets for collecting abandoned trolleys

03 December 2021
Council plans to charge supermarkets for collecting abandoned trolleys

Council plans to charge supermarkets for collecting abandoned trolleys

03 December 2021

Supermarkets in one Suffolk town may have to pick up bills of more than £300 for an abandoned shopping trolley.


Suffolk Enhanced Response Area designation will not be renewed

03 December 2021
Suffolk Enhanced Response Area designation will not be renewed

Suffolk Enhanced Response Area designation will not be renewed

03 December 2021

Suffolk will not be extending its Enhanced Response Area designation that brings additional Government support to tackle Covid-19.


Councillors call for greater enforcement of 20mph speed limits

03 December 2021
Councillors call for greater enforcement of 20mph speed limits

Councillors call for greater enforcement of 20mph speed limits

03 December 2021

Calls for increased enforcement of 20mph speed limits in Suffolk have been made by councillors.


Councillors pledge support for strategy to tackle violence against women and girls

02 December 2021
Councillors pledge support for strategy to tackle violence against women and girls

Councillors pledge support for strategy to tackle violence against women and girls

02 December 2021

Efforts to accelerate work refreshing a strategy to tackle violence against women and girls have been pledged by Suffolk councillors.


Independent review into Suffolk's Covid-19 response to take place this month

02 December 2021
Independent review into Suffolk's Covid-19 response to take place this month

Independent review into Suffolk's Covid-19 response to take place this month

02 December 2021

A ‘lessons learned’ review of Suffolk's response to the Covid-19 pandemic will begin this month.


Long term schemes to tackle eroding cliffs may not start until 2025

02 December 2021
Long term schemes to tackle eroding cliffs may not start until 2025

Long term schemes to tackle eroding cliffs may not start until 2025

02 December 2021

Construction on longer term solutions to coastal erosion on the cliffs near a coastal town may not be ready until 2025, according to a new report.


Additional £20million of investment for Suffolk's highways set to be approved

01 December 2021
Additional £20million of investment for Suffolk's highways set to be approved

Additional £20million of investment for Suffolk's highways set to be approved

01 December 2021

Investment of £20million in Suffolk's highways is to be approved, as a new report says the county gets around half the maintenance budget it needs.


Three GP surgeries to move into new facility

01 December 2021
Three GP surgeries to move into new facility

Three GP surgeries to move into new facility

01 December 2021

Proposals for three GP surgeries to move into one brand new facility have been approved by planners.


Nearly 3,000 homes to be built in Suffolk over next 15 years through joint venture company

30 November 2021
Nearly 3,000 homes to be built in Suffolk over next 15 years through joint venture company

Nearly 3,000 homes to be built in Suffolk over next 15 years through joint venture company

30 November 2021

Nearly 3,000 homes will be built across Suffolk in the next 15 years through a new joint venture company between the council and private sector.


Transport East sets out investment plan into future transport strategy

30 November 2021
Transport East sets out investment plan into future transport strategy

Transport East sets out investment plan into future transport strategy

30 November 2021

A plan for transport priorities in Suffolk for the next 30 years is set to be published next spring.


Extra money needed to offer homes to Afghan refugees

29 November 2021
Extra money needed to offer homes to Afghan refugees

Extra money needed to offer homes to Afghan refugees

29 November 2021

East of England leaders are seeking more Government support to house refugees fleeing from Afghanistan.


Suffolk leaders to meet at summit to address state of county's air quality

26 November 2021
Suffolk leaders to meet at summit to address state of county's air quality

Suffolk leaders to meet at summit to address state of county's air quality

26 November 2021

A summit to address Suffolk's air quality has been organised as part of Public Health efforts to crackdown on the harmful effects of air pollution.


Council to crackdown on 'fraudsters' using loophole for second homes

25 November 2021
Council to crackdown on 'fraudsters' using loophole for second homes

Council to crackdown on 'fraudsters' using loophole for second homes

25 November 2021

Second home owners using a loophole to escape council tax or business rate charges have been warned free council services will not be available.


Suffolk has highest proportion of key national projects of any UK county

25 November 2021
Suffolk has highest proportion of key national projects of any UK county

Suffolk has highest proportion of key national projects of any UK county

25 November 2021

Suffolk is facing the highest proportion of nationally significant infrastructure projects in the country.


Leaflet drops and door knocking part of bid to tackle low Covid vaccine uptake in areas of town

25 November 2021
Leaflet drops and door knocking part of bid to tackle low Covid vaccine uptake in areas of town

Leaflet drops and door knocking part of bid to tackle low Covid vaccine uptake in areas of town

25 November 2021

Door-to-door work to tackle low Covid-19 vaccine uptake in a Suffolk town continues in two areas this weekend.


Authority agrees to encourage car sharing to meetings

25 November 2021
Authority agrees to encourage car sharing to meetings

Authority agrees to encourage car sharing to meetings

25 November 2021

Councillors and staff at a Suffolk council are being urged to car share or use public transport to get to meetings.


Council votes against motion to change cabinet system

25 November 2021
Council votes against motion to change cabinet system

Council votes against motion to change cabinet system

25 November 2021

Calls to scrap the leader and cabinet system of decision making at a Suffolk authority have been rejected.