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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.


Council executive agree £18.2m budget for waste collection depot and street cleaning fleets

29 December 2021
Council executive agree £18.2m budget for waste collection depot and street cleaning fleets

Council executive agree £18.2m budget for waste collection depot and street cleaning fleets

29 December 2021

Over £18million of funding has been agreed for a new ‘green’ depot for council waste, street cleaning and maintenance teams in a Suffolk town.


School chief says schools preparing for normal January but have plans in place for remote teaching

17 December 2021
School chief says schools preparing for normal January but have plans in place for remote teaching

School chief says schools preparing for normal January but have plans in place for remote teaching

17 December 2021

School leaders are planning for a normal return of schools in January but remote learning measures will return if Omicron escalates restrictions.


£10m Suffolk street lights upgrade brings larger-than-expected savings

17 December 2021
£10m Suffolk street lights upgrade brings larger-than-expected savings

£10m Suffolk street lights upgrade brings larger-than-expected savings

17 December 2021

A £10m project to upgrade Suffolk's street lights is delivering better than expected energy savings.


Three projects allocated £1.25m of Towns Fund pot

16 December 2021
Three projects allocated £1.25m of Towns Fund pot

Three projects allocated £1.25m of Towns Fund pot

16 December 2021

£1.25million of early Towns Fund cash has been agreed for three projects in a Suffolk town.


Council calls for PCC to put more resources into town

16 December 2021
Council calls for PCC to put more resources into town

Council calls for PCC to put more resources into town

16 December 2021

Councillors say more police resources should be allocated to crime reduction and public safety measures in a Suffolk town.


Suffolk MPs unite for SEND funding call

15 December 2021
Suffolk MPs unite for SEND funding call

Suffolk MPs unite for SEND funding call

15 December 2021

All seven of Suffolk’s MPs have united to address special educational needs and disabilities funding inequalities.


Building work set to start on new SEND school next year after plans given green light

15 December 2021
Building work set to start on new SEND school next year after plans given green light

Building work set to start on new SEND school next year after plans given green light

15 December 2021

Construction work on a new special educational needs and disabilities school is to begin in the spring after planning permission was granted.