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Free summer rickshaw rides launched for residents

31 May 2022
Free summer rickshaw rides launched for residents

Free summer rickshaw rides launched for residents

31 May 2022

Free rickshaw rides are to be launched this summer for those with mobility issues and socially isolated.


Digital devices help save £2.5m in the county's adult care budget

31 May 2022
Digital devices help save £2.5m in the county's adult care budget

Digital devices help save £2.5m in the county's adult care budget

31 May 2022

Devices including a fall pendant that can raise the alarm for someone who has a trip are helping people to stay independent at home.


University's innovative new style of learning 'putting Suffolk on the map'

30 May 2022
University's innovative new style of learning 'putting Suffolk on the map'

University's innovative new style of learning 'putting Suffolk on the map'

30 May 2022

Two thirds or more of students will be on courses utilising an innovative new way of learning, the University of Suffolk has said.


Suffolk schools sign up to transition charter

30 May 2022
Suffolk schools sign up to transition charter

Suffolk schools sign up to transition charter

30 May 2022

Schools in two Suffolk towns are signing up to a unified process for pupils moving from one phase of school to another.


Costs increase by £700,000 for plans to develop offices into homes

30 May 2022
Costs increase by £700,000 for plans to develop offices into homes

Costs increase by £700,000 for plans to develop offices into homes

30 May 2022

Costs have increased by nearly £700,000 for plans to develop redundant council offices into homes, it has emerged.


£1m committed for redesign of Suffolk’s hardship support services

27 May 2022
£1m committed for redesign of Suffolk’s hardship support services

£1m committed for redesign of Suffolk’s hardship support services

27 May 2022

A £1million sum has been committed for a redesign of Suffolk’s hardship support services as the cost of living crisis continues.


Government chiefs to visit Suffolk in next few weeks

27 May 2022
Government chiefs to visit Suffolk in next few weeks

Government chiefs to visit Suffolk in next few weeks

27 May 2022

Whitehall chiefs are set to visit Suffolk in the next few weeks as the county bids for devolved powers.


Plans lodged for new block at college

27 May 2022
Plans lodged for new block at college

Plans lodged for new block at college

27 May 2022

Plans have been lodged for new facilities at a Suffolk college that will expand student numbers by another 150 youngsters.


Conservatives and Independent secure casting-vote powers for chairman role

26 May 2022
Conservatives and Independent secure casting-vote powers for chairman role

Conservatives and Independent secure casting-vote powers for chairman role

26 May 2022

The Conservatives and Independent have secured a key role at a Suffolk council for the year ahead.


Council voices plans for cost of living crisis fund

26 May 2022
Council voices plans for cost of living crisis fund

Council voices plans for cost of living crisis fund

26 May 2022

Plans have been voiced for a six-figure fund to be formed in a Suffolk district to help families impacted by the cost of living crisis.


New leader of authority's opposition group sets out ambitions

26 May 2022
New leader of authority's opposition group sets out ambitions

New leader of authority's opposition group sets out ambitions

26 May 2022

A councillor has taken over the leadership of an authority's Green, Liberal Democrat and Independent group.


Council 'open to mediation' for solutions to beach hut problems

26 May 2022
Council 'open to mediation' for solutions to beach hut problems

Council 'open to mediation' for solutions to beach hut problems

26 May 2022

East Suffolk Council says it is open to solutions to the beach huts problem, but campaigners have been left angered at the lack of progress.


Study to be launched to assess whether HGV movements in towns can be reduced

25 May 2022
Study to be launched to assess whether HGV movements in towns can be reduced

Study to be launched to assess whether HGV movements in towns can be reduced

25 May 2022

A feasibility study is to be launched to assess whether HGV movements in towns can be reduced as part of measures to tackle the climate emergency.


Council confirms pop-up Post Office as temporary reprieve for town

25 May 2022
Council confirms pop-up Post Office as temporary reprieve for town

Council confirms pop-up Post Office as temporary reprieve for town

25 May 2022

A mobile pop-up is to be used as a short-term solution to the closure of a town Post Office from next month.


£2.6m funding agreed for council electric vehicle charging

24 May 2022
£2.6m funding agreed for council electric vehicle charging

£2.6m funding agreed for council electric vehicle charging

24 May 2022

Suffolk County Council has agreed a multi-million investment in vehicle charging sites ahead of its switch to an electric vehicle fleet.

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Transition process set up for youngsters starting primary school

24 May 2022
Transition process set up for youngsters starting primary school

Transition process set up for youngsters starting primary school

24 May 2022

A unified transition plan for youngsters moving up from nursery or pre-school to primary school has been formed in some areas of Suffolk.


Work on rail upgrades should commence as soon as possible, Suffolk councillors say

20 May 2022
Work on rail upgrades should commence as soon as possible, Suffolk councillors say

Work on rail upgrades should commence as soon as possible, Suffolk councillors say

20 May 2022

Work must commence as soon as possible on a vital rail upgrade to ease freight bottlenecks, Suffolk councillors have said.


Plans for Dutch-style cycle network mooted for Suffolk town

20 May 2022
Plans for Dutch-style cycle network mooted for Suffolk town

Plans for Dutch-style cycle network mooted for Suffolk town

20 May 2022

Plans for a Dutch-style cycle network in a Suffolk town are to be explored which could result in a £20million scheme being established.


Real living wage calls for carers rejected over budget concerns

20 May 2022
Real living wage calls for carers rejected over budget concerns

Real living wage calls for carers rejected over budget concerns

20 May 2022

Calls for council-contracted Suffolk carers to be paid the real living wage have been rejected over concerns it would not be viable within budgets.


Rejected options to save beach huts revealed

19 May 2022
Rejected options to save beach huts revealed

Rejected options to save beach huts revealed

19 May 2022

Rejected options to save beach huts in a town have been revealed, as question marks remain over whether mediation will take place.