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Hundreds more streetlights will stay on overnight in response to safety concerns

19 March 2021
Hundreds more streetlights will stay on overnight in response to safety concerns

Hundreds more streetlights will stay on overnight in response to safety concerns

19 March 2021

Pressure is mounting on a Suffolk authority to keep street lights on in response to safety concerns raised in the Sarah Everard debate.


Council backs estate protection order to tackle boy racers

19 March 2021
Council backs estate protection order to tackle boy racers

Council backs estate protection order to tackle boy racers

19 March 2021

Public order powers to tackle boy racers around a town estate are set to be introduced at the end of this month.


Cancer referrals and treatments 'recovering' after dramatic drop in numbers due to pandemic

17 March 2021
Cancer referrals and treatments 'recovering' after dramatic drop in numbers due to pandemic

Cancer referrals and treatments 'recovering' after dramatic drop in numbers due to pandemic

17 March 2021

Cancer referral and treatment numbers in Suffolk are nearing pre-pandemic levels following a dramatic fall in the spring caused by Covid-19.


Art gallery's roof to be refurbished this summer ahead of first exhibition of the year

17 March 2021
Art gallery's roof to be refurbished this summer ahead of first exhibition of the year

Art gallery's roof to be refurbished this summer ahead of first exhibition of the year

17 March 2021

Work to repair and replace the roof of a tourist spot will finally get underway this summer.


Solar carport project set to get underway

16 March 2021
Solar carport project set to get underway

Solar carport project set to get underway

16 March 2021

A pilot project is to get underway in two Suffolk districts to reduce the reliance on the grid and instead utilise solar power for leisure centres.


Car park and parish office refurbishment projects receive community infrastructure funding

16 March 2021
Car park and parish office refurbishment projects receive community infrastructure funding

Car park and parish office refurbishment projects receive community infrastructure funding

16 March 2021

A pot of £131,000 from Community Infrastructure Levy funds – financial contributions from housing developers – was approved for four projects.


How many pupils tested positive for Covid after returning to schools in Suffolk?

16 March 2021
How many pupils tested positive for Covid after returning to schools in Suffolk?

How many pupils tested positive for Covid after returning to schools in Suffolk?

16 March 2021

Suffolk education leaders have said the return of pupils to the classroom last week from the Covid-19 lockdown has been largely positive.


Leader of county council's Liberal Democrat, Green and Independent group to step down

08 March 2021
Leader of county council's Liberal Democrat, Green and Independent group to step down

Leader of county council's Liberal Democrat, Green and Independent group to step down

08 March 2021

The leader of Suffolk County Council’s Liberal Democrat, Green and Independent group has announced that she is not seeking re-election in May.


Speed checks to be carried out along diversion route while bridge is closed overnight

08 March 2021
Speed checks to be carried out along diversion route while bridge is closed overnight

Speed checks to be carried out along diversion route while bridge is closed overnight

08 March 2021

Speed checks have been brought in along a diversion route while a major bridge is closed overnight.


Waterfront could be closed to vehicles permanently in council's new plans

08 March 2021
Waterfront could be closed to vehicles permanently in council's new plans

Waterfront could be closed to vehicles permanently in council's new plans

08 March 2021

Permanent plans to close a waterfront area to motor vehicles have been unveiled by council chiefs.


'We're well prepared for school return' - Suffolk education chiefs

07 March 2021
'We're well prepared for school return' - Suffolk education chiefs

'We're well prepared for school return' - Suffolk education chiefs

07 March 2021

Suffolk education leaders have said that schools across the county are well prepared for the return of pupils on Monday.


Village development for 146 homes approved

03 March 2021
Village development for 146 homes approved

Village development for 146 homes approved

03 March 2021

Plans for 146 homes have been approved by a casting vote.


All you need to know about Covid testing in schools

02 March 2021
All you need to know about Covid testing in schools

All you need to know about Covid testing in schools

02 March 2021

Volunteers are on standby to help schools test their pupils – and governors and invigilators have put themselves forward to help ease the pressure.


Councils chiefs agree Suffolk Covid recovery plan

26 February 2021
Councils chiefs agree Suffolk Covid recovery plan

Councils chiefs agree Suffolk Covid recovery plan

26 February 2021

A recovery plan for Suffolk to bounce back from the fallout of the Covid pandemic is set to be published in June.


Councillors back residents' call for Government to take action over country's cladding crisis

25 February 2021
Councillors back residents' call for Government to take action over country's cladding crisis

Councillors back residents' call for Government to take action over country's cladding crisis

25 February 2021

Councillors from across the political divide have united in backing flat residents in their plight to seek answers to the country’s cladding crisis.


Council elects new mayor for interim period

25 February 2021
Council elects new mayor for interim period

Council elects new mayor for interim period

25 February 2021

A Suffolk town's deputy mayor has formally been elected as mayor until May 19, following the resignation of the incumbent.


Motion calling for resignation of district council leader defeated

24 February 2021
Motion calling for resignation of district council leader defeated

Motion calling for resignation of district council leader defeated

24 February 2021

The motion, submitted by two Labour councillors, saw 10 votes in favour of the Conservative leader's resignation, 20 against and two abstentions.


Fears over increased costs as county council agrees new operator for school bus routes

23 February 2021
Fears over increased costs as county council agrees new operator for school bus routes

Fears over increased costs as county council agrees new operator for school bus routes

23 February 2021

Dozens of school bus routes will be run by one of the county council’s wholly-owned companies, after the collapse of existing arrangements.


Developers given green light for 330 homes

22 February 2021
Developers given green light for 330 homes

Developers given green light for 330 homes

22 February 2021

Work to build 330 new homes is due to begin imminently after developers were given the final planning approval.


How many people can be vaccinated in Suffolk each week?

19 February 2021
How many people can be vaccinated in Suffolk each week?

How many people can be vaccinated in Suffolk each week?

19 February 2021

Data presented to Suffolk’s local outbreak engagement board meeting showed that the county can facilitate tens of thousands vaccinations per week.