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Exotic spiders make Suffolk their home thanks to council's rewilding project

17 August 2020
Exotic spiders make Suffolk their home thanks to council's rewilding project

Exotic spiders make Suffolk their home thanks to council's rewilding project

17 August 2020

An exotic spider species has been making Suffolk its home this summer thanks to wild grasses being allowed to grow.


Council buys new electric vehicles in step towards carbon neutral goal

17 August 2020
Council buys new electric vehicles in step towards carbon neutral goal

Council buys new electric vehicles in step towards carbon neutral goal

17 August 2020

Six electric vehicles have been bought by a council for its fleet as part of measures to reduce its carbon impact.


Farm land to become housing estate despite villagers' anger

13 August 2020
Farm land to become housing estate despite villagers' anger

Farm land to become housing estate despite villagers' anger

13 August 2020

Plans to develop 80 homes on agricultural land have been narrowly approved despite warnings they go against what the village wants.


Plans for 210 homes pushed back for second time in eight months

12 August 2020
Plans for 210 homes pushed back for second time in eight months

Plans for 210 homes pushed back for second time in eight months

12 August 2020

Plans for 210 homes have been pushed back for a second time in eight months – because councillors spent so long debating another item.


Here's what to do if your results aren't what you were hoping for

12 August 2020
Here's what to do if your results aren't what you were hoping for

Here's what to do if your results aren't what you were hoping for

12 August 2020

Students receiving GCSE and A-level results which they are not satisfied with have been urged not to panic this summer.


New social media code of conduct proposed for councillors after racism allegations

12 August 2020
New social media code of conduct proposed for councillors after racism allegations

New social media code of conduct proposed for councillors after racism allegations

12 August 2020

Councillors could be told what is and isn’t appropriate social media use in a new code of conduct.


Everything you need to know about GCSE and A-level results this year

11 August 2020
Everything you need to know about GCSE and A-level results this year

Everything you need to know about GCSE and A-level results this year

11 August 2020

With school pupils unable to take exams this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, results have had to be calculated differently.


Supply teachers on standby for new term

11 August 2020
Supply teachers on standby for new term

Supply teachers on standby for new term

11 August 2020

Supply teacher agencies in Suffolk are making preparations for an increase in demand at the start of the new school year.


Parents concerned about sending children back to classrooms in September 'should talk to schools'

11 August 2020
Parents concerned about sending children back to classrooms in September 'should talk to schools'

Parents concerned about sending children back to classrooms in September 'should talk to schools'

11 August 2020

Parents with fears about sending their child back to school in September have been urged to have a discussion with headteachers.


Uncertainty over Suffolk school travel grows as county council awaits guidance on coronavirus safety measures

30 July 2020
Uncertainty over Suffolk school travel grows as county council awaits guidance on coronavirus safety measures

Uncertainty over Suffolk school travel grows as county council awaits guidance on coronavirus safety measures

30 July 2020

Hundreds of parents face uncertainty over how their children will get to school, as spare seats on school buses cannot currently be offered to them.


More cash support needed to see Suffolk through coronavirus crisis, councils warn

22 July 2020
More cash support needed to see Suffolk through coronavirus crisis, councils warn

More cash support needed to see Suffolk through coronavirus crisis, councils warn

22 July 2020

Suffolk councils have received nearly £6 million in emergency cash from central Government in the latest settlement – but bosses warn more is needed.


Good causes given Community Chest extensions by council cabinet

22 July 2020
Good causes given Community Chest extensions by council cabinet

Good causes given Community Chest extensions by council cabinet

22 July 2020

Nine projects needed the extension to deliver their community schemes.


West Suffolk Council agree loan for Abbeycroft Leisure

22 July 2020
West Suffolk Council agree loan for Abbeycroft Leisure

West Suffolk Council agree loan for Abbeycroft Leisure

22 July 2020

The proposal was put forward at last night's cabinet meeting.


More cash needed to prevent cuts, say councils

20 July 2020
More cash needed to prevent cuts, say councils

More cash needed to prevent cuts, say councils

20 July 2020

£6m emergency cash handed out in latest central Government settlement.


Food Justice Action Plan approved by Suffolk County Council in bid to help struggling families make ends meet

17 July 2020
Food Justice Action Plan approved by Suffolk County Council in bid to help struggling families make ends meet

Food Justice Action Plan approved by Suffolk County Council in bid to help struggling families make ends meet

17 July 2020

The plan is to be completed by the end of 2021 to begin supporting families, after it emerged 1,500 more pupils were claiming free school meals.


The number of requests to home school children in Suffolk is expected to increase

15 July 2020
The number of requests to home school children in Suffolk is expected to increase

The number of requests to home school children in Suffolk is expected to increase

15 July 2020

A number of parents that have home schooled their children during the lockdown have enquired about continuing to do so


Council report error sees children's centre decision delayed

14 July 2020
Council report error sees children's centre decision delayed

Council report error sees children's centre decision delayed

14 July 2020

A final decision on the revamp of children’s centres in Suffolk has been pulled at the last minute, after an error was spotted.


Suffolk children’s centres decision halted after report error

14 July 2020
Suffolk children’s centres decision halted after report error

Suffolk children’s centres decision halted after report error

14 July 2020

The error has meant there will be an investigation.


Suffolk County Council faces fresh calls to form dedicated education scrutiny committee

14 July 2020
Suffolk County Council faces fresh calls to form dedicated education scrutiny committee

Suffolk County Council faces fresh calls to form dedicated education scrutiny committee

14 July 2020

Issues like home schooling, special educational needs and school transport have prompted calls for a new council committee to drill into the issues.


Suffolk County Council outlines measures to become more environmentally friendly authority

09 July 2020
Suffolk County Council outlines measures to become more environmentally friendly authority

Suffolk County Council outlines measures to become more environmentally friendly authority

09 July 2020

A catalogue of measures to make Suffolk County Council more environmentally friendly have been unveiled.