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'Treebilee' project to see 200 oak trees gifted to councils to mark Queen's Platinum Jubilee

24 November 2021
'Treebilee' project to see 200 oak trees gifted to councils to mark Queen's Platinum Jubilee

'Treebilee' project to see 200 oak trees gifted to councils to mark Queen's Platinum Jubilee

24 November 2021

Around 200 oak trees are being gifted to parish and town councils across East Suffolk to mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.


How many schools are in the highest levels of Suffolk's new Covid protocol?

24 November 2021
How many schools are in the highest levels of Suffolk's new Covid protocol?

How many schools are in the highest levels of Suffolk's new Covid protocol?

24 November 2021

Latest numbers have shown how many schools are in levels two and three of Suffolk's new Covid protocol.


Village development of 69 homes given final green light after design improvements

24 November 2021
Village development of 69 homes given final green light after design improvements

Village development of 69 homes given final green light after design improvements

24 November 2021

Final approval has been granted for 69 homes in Suffolk deferred in the summer over design concerns.


Decision on plans for dozens of self-build homes delayed over road concerns

23 November 2021
Decision on plans for dozens of self-build homes delayed over road concerns

Decision on plans for dozens of self-build homes delayed over road concerns

23 November 2021

A decision on plans for 49 self-build homes in a town has been pushed back so that divisive road changes can be viewed by councillors.


Proposals for extension to business park refused

23 November 2021
Proposals for extension to business park refused

Proposals for extension to business park refused

23 November 2021

Plans to extend a business park that could create more than 130 new jobs have been turned down amid uncertainty over what will be built there.


Next phase of work on town's tidal flood walls to start in January after delays

22 November 2021
Next phase of work on town's tidal flood walls to start in January after delays

Next phase of work on town's tidal flood walls to start in January after delays

22 November 2021

Phase two of work on a town's tidal walls is to begin in January after delays caused by legal agreements.


Speed of Suffolk's fire service response times to be investigated by task force

22 November 2021
Speed of Suffolk's fire service response times to be investigated by task force

Speed of Suffolk's fire service response times to be investigated by task force

22 November 2021

A task force has been formed at Suffolk County Council to investigate speed of response standards in the county's fire service.


Calls for rethink on plans to reduce congestion on major road

18 November 2021
Calls for rethink on plans to reduce congestion on major road

Calls for rethink on plans to reduce congestion on major road

18 November 2021

Councillors have called for a rethink of measures planned to reduce congestion on a major road, with more prominence needed on sustainable transport.


Council confirms arrangements for ceremonies as office is closed down

18 November 2021
Council confirms arrangements for ceremonies as office is closed down

Council confirms arrangements for ceremonies as office is closed down

18 November 2021

Talks with potential buyers of Suffolk’s registrars office have begun, but ceremonies will continue there for the short term.


Concern as region's ambulance services sees 'extremely high' staff sickness rate

18 November 2021
Concern as region's ambulance services sees 'extremely high' staff sickness rate

Concern as region's ambulance services sees 'extremely high' staff sickness rate

18 November 2021

Staff sickness at the region's ambulance trust has exceeded 10 per cent, according to new figures.


Decision on plans for new SEND school deferred over road access concerns

17 November 2021
Decision on plans for new SEND school deferred over road access concerns

Decision on plans for new SEND school deferred over road access concerns

17 November 2021

A decision on plans for a new 60-place SEND free school has been pushed back while road access concerns remain outstanding.


College confirms £2m will be spent on health and care campus

17 November 2021
College confirms £2m will be spent on health and care campus

College confirms £2m will be spent on health and care campus

17 November 2021

A Suffolk college has confirmed £2million windfall will be spent on its new health and care teaching centre.


Plans to introduce new parking charges in south Suffolk postponed indefinitely

16 November 2021
Plans to introduce new parking charges in south Suffolk postponed indefinitely

Plans to introduce new parking charges in south Suffolk postponed indefinitely

16 November 2021

New parking charges in south Suffolk, which were due to come into effect in January, have officially been postponed, a district council has confirmed.

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Town's masterplan consultation launched by county council

16 November 2021
Town's masterplan consultation launched by county council

Town's masterplan consultation launched by county council

16 November 2021

The consultation on 1,300 homes has started, with council officers agreeing to accelerate work on highways and transport planning amid early concerns.


Three-quarters of all West Suffolk fly-tipping took place in seven areas

16 November 2021
Three-quarters of all West Suffolk fly-tipping took place in seven areas

Three-quarters of all West Suffolk fly-tipping took place in seven areas

16 November 2021

Three quarters of all fly-tipping in West Suffolk in recent months happened in just seven areas, according to new figures.


New protocol could see bubbles and home-schooling re-introduced to schools with rising Covid cases

15 November 2021
New protocol could see bubbles and home-schooling re-introduced to schools with rising Covid cases

New protocol could see bubbles and home-schooling re-introduced to schools with rising Covid cases

15 November 2021

Home-schooling, bubbles and staggered school days could be re-introduced in Suffolk schools with climbing Covid-19 cases under a new protocol.

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Bid for £6m from Government's Levelling Up Fund to support town's regeneration proposal fails

15 November 2021
Bid for £6m from Government's Levelling Up Fund to support town's regeneration proposal fails

Bid for £6m from Government's Levelling Up Fund to support town's regeneration proposal fails

15 November 2021

A £6 million bid for upgrades in a Suffolk town that would pave the way for future regeneration has been rejected by the Government.

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Suffolk schools to get new Covid rules from this week

15 November 2021
Suffolk schools to get new Covid rules from this week

Suffolk schools to get new Covid rules from this week

15 November 2021

A new protocol for schools to manage Covid-19 rates is set to be brought in across Suffolk this week.


Health boss says he is 'ashamed' of current dental provision in Suffolk

15 November 2021
Health boss says he is 'ashamed' of current dental provision in Suffolk

Health boss says he is 'ashamed' of current dental provision in Suffolk

15 November 2021

A Suffolk health chief has said he is 'ashamed' of current NHS dental provision in the county.


Instagram and Tik Tok attack launched to tackle Covid disinformation among 12-15 age group

13 November 2021
Instagram and Tik Tok attack launched to tackle Covid disinformation among 12-15 age group

Instagram and Tik Tok attack launched to tackle Covid disinformation among 12-15 age group

13 November 2021

Tik Tok and Instagram will be used to address disinformation around the Covid-19 vaccines for youngsters.