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Village housing development given final approval

09 December 2020
Village housing development given final approval

Village housing development given final approval

09 December 2020

Final approval has been given to build 21 homes on former farmland, after concerns over parking were ironed out.


Plans for £8million revamp of two Suffolk rubbish tips approved

09 December 2020
Plans for £8million revamp of two Suffolk rubbish tips approved

Plans for £8million revamp of two Suffolk rubbish tips approved

09 December 2020

Plans to pump £8million into improving two Suffolk rubbish tips have been agreed, with work expected to begin next year.


Final funding for county's first joint police and fire station has been approved

08 December 2020
Final funding for county's first joint police and fire station has been approved

Final funding for county's first joint police and fire station has been approved

08 December 2020

The final funding for first purpose-built joint police and fire station has been approved by councillors.


Council announces Covid finances update

07 December 2020
Council announces Covid finances update

Council announces Covid finances update

07 December 2020

A Suffolk district council is anticipating surplus finances this year despite the impact of Covid-19, according to latest figures.


Work set to start on new £3.9 million fire and police station

04 December 2020
Work set to start on new £3.9 million fire and police station

Work set to start on new £3.9 million fire and police station

04 December 2020

Work on a £3.9 million fire and police station will get underway in the new year.


Six million unsafe PPE items seized at Suffolk border were not for NHS

02 December 2020
Six million unsafe PPE items seized at Suffolk border were not for NHS

Six million unsafe PPE items seized at Suffolk border were not for NHS

02 December 2020

Nearly six million items of PPE stopped at the Suffolk border because they did not meet UK safety standards were not government or NHS orders.


New lease of life for town's former police station and magistrates’ court

02 December 2020
New lease of life for town's former police station and magistrates’ court

New lease of life for town's former police station and magistrates’ court

02 December 2020

A former police station and magistrates’ court is to finally get a new lease of life as luxury apartments.


Highways reveals plans for permits for 14 roads in town to curb parking issues

01 December 2020
Highways reveals plans for permits for 14 roads in town to curb parking issues

Highways reveals plans for permits for 14 roads in town to curb parking issues

01 December 2020

Parking permits are being planned for 14 roads in a Suffolk town to curb problem parking by those not living in the area.


Millions of unsafe items of PPE coming into Suffolk have been seized, new data shows

01 December 2020
Millions of unsafe items of PPE coming into Suffolk have been seized, new data shows

Millions of unsafe items of PPE coming into Suffolk have been seized, new data shows

01 December 2020

Millions of unsafe items of PPE coming into Suffolk have been seized – as more than half of checked items failed to comply with safety laws.


Orwell bridge wind closures to be discussed in parliamentary debate

27 November 2020
Orwell bridge wind closures to be discussed in parliamentary debate

Orwell bridge wind closures to be discussed in parliamentary debate

27 November 2020

Issues around the closure of the Orwell Bridge in high winds are set to be discussed in Parliament, after a Suffolk MP secured a debate.


Additional testing planned at care homes to help curb spread of coronavirus in town

27 November 2020
Additional testing planned at care homes to help curb spread of coronavirus in town

Additional testing planned at care homes to help curb spread of coronavirus in town

27 November 2020

A summit of leaders has resulted in a fresh commitment for more testing, with Public Health Suffolk stating it is taking the situation very seriously.


Council agrees crackdown on hospital parking on streets to help fed-up residents

24 November 2020
Council agrees crackdown on hospital parking on streets to help fed-up residents

Council agrees crackdown on hospital parking on streets to help fed-up residents

24 November 2020

A crackdown on problem parking in residential streets close to a hospital has been planned to support fed-up homeowners.


Beach hut trial given go-ahead to 'secure long term future'

24 November 2020
Beach hut trial given go-ahead to 'secure long term future'

Beach hut trial given go-ahead to 'secure long term future'

24 November 2020

Plans for an innovative solution to protect beach huts from coastal erosion have been given the green light for a trial of up to a year.


First vaccination site in Suffolk to be ready by December 1

21 November 2020
First vaccination site in Suffolk to be ready by December 1

First vaccination site in Suffolk to be ready by December 1

21 November 2020

Suffolk’s first site for delivering Covid-19 vaccinations is to be ready in less than two weeks time, it has been confirmed.


Behind the scenes war documentary filmed in Suffolk to support local cinemas

21 November 2020
Behind the scenes war documentary filmed in Suffolk to support local cinemas

Behind the scenes war documentary filmed in Suffolk to support local cinemas

21 November 2020

A documentary movie going behind the scenes of Suffolk’s First World War trenches has been created for release in local cinemas.


£11 MILLION: The cost of the fallout from Covid for one Suffolk council

20 November 2020
£11 MILLION: The cost of the fallout from Covid for one Suffolk council

£11 MILLION: The cost of the fallout from Covid for one Suffolk council

20 November 2020

Covid-19 fallout has cost one Suffolk council more than £11million ... so far.


Western Way Hub delays confirmed due to review

19 November 2020
Western Way Hub delays confirmed due to review

Western Way Hub delays confirmed due to review

19 November 2020

The business case for a public services hub must be reviewed before the next steps can proceed, it has been confirmed.


College Covid support to be extended

18 November 2020
College Covid support to be extended

College Covid support to be extended

18 November 2020

An employment scheme which has helped hundreds of young adults into work is to extend its programme to all ages as a result of Covid-19.


Village plan for 21 homes deferred by council

16 November 2020
Village plan for 21 homes deferred by council

Village plan for 21 homes deferred by council

16 November 2020

Final approval needed for 21 homes to be built on former farmland has been pushed back.


Residents urged to 'act now and protect each other' as Covid-19 rate rockets

14 November 2020
Residents urged to 'act now and protect each other' as Covid-19 rate rockets

Residents urged to 'act now and protect each other' as Covid-19 rate rockets

14 November 2020

People in a Suffolk town have been urged to “act now and protect each other” from Covid-19, as latest data indicates the disease is spreading.