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Museums to be 'decolonised' over next six years in bid to address 'problematic' displays

23 June 2021
Museums to be 'decolonised' over next six years in bid to address 'problematic' displays

Museums to be 'decolonised' over next six years in bid to address 'problematic' displays

23 June 2021

A plan to ‘decolonise’ collections at a museum over the next six years has been agreed, which chiefs say will help address 'problematic' displays.


£132m public services hub and leisure centre wins backing

23 June 2021
£132m public services hub and leisure centre wins backing

£132m public services hub and leisure centre wins backing

23 June 2021

Plans for a new public services hub and leisure centre in a Suffolk town will go ahead in phases.


Suffolk SEND review details announced

18 June 2021
Suffolk SEND review details announced

Suffolk SEND review details announced

18 June 2021

A review of elements within Suffolk’s special educational needs and disabilities service is to be carried out from next week, it has been announced.


Recycling contaminated with food waste and used nappies costs district £52,000

18 June 2021
Recycling contaminated with food waste and used nappies costs district £52,000

Recycling contaminated with food waste and used nappies costs district £52,000

18 June 2021

Contaminated recycling waste from just two rounds in a Suffolk town has resulted in more than £50,000 in lost cash, shock new figures have revealed


Revised Hackney carriage cab fares set to go to consultation after previous scheme scrapped

17 June 2021
Revised Hackney carriage cab fares set to go to consultation after previous scheme scrapped

Revised Hackney carriage cab fares set to go to consultation after previous scheme scrapped

17 June 2021

The tariffs proposed previously had to be scrapped just days before coming into effect, because it was found that they breached discrimination laws.


Council's planned review of SEND services 'completely misses key issue', parents say

17 June 2021
Council's planned review of SEND services 'completely misses key issue', parents say

Council's planned review of SEND services 'completely misses key issue', parents say

17 June 2021

Parent campaigners for special educational needs services in Suffolk say a review of how parents are kept informed does not go far enough.


New occupants showing interest in historic building as contractors set to start restoration work

16 June 2021
New occupants showing interest in historic building as contractors set to start restoration work

New occupants showing interest in historic building as contractors set to start restoration work

16 June 2021

Work to restore an at-risk historic building can begin after contractors were approved – and new occupants are already showing interest in filling it.


Last gasp attempt agreed to solve housing estate lorry problem

11 June 2021
Last gasp attempt agreed to solve housing estate lorry problem

Last gasp attempt agreed to solve housing estate lorry problem

11 June 2021

A last gasp attempt has been agreed to solve the problem of lorries disrupting a housing estate.

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Task force to be formed to look at future development of six markets

11 June 2021
Task force to be formed to look at future development of six markets

Task force to be formed to look at future development of six markets

11 June 2021

A group will assess the future of a district’s six markets and 'how best to sustain them in the future'.


Council considers curbing firework displays on its land over environment concerns

03 June 2021
Council considers curbing firework displays on its land over environment concerns

Council considers curbing firework displays on its land over environment concerns

03 June 2021

Firework displays on council-owned land could become a thing of the past in a Suffolk district amid concerns over their impact on the environment.


Plans for 750 homes near town park lodged by developers

02 June 2021
Plans for 750 homes near town park lodged by developers

Plans for 750 homes near town park lodged by developers

02 June 2021

Major plans for 750 new homes on the western edge of a Suffolk town have been lodged by developers.


Town Hub set for final business case green light

26 May 2021
Town Hub set for final business case green light

Town Hub set for final business case green light

26 May 2021

The final updated business case for a multi-million pound public services hub is to be agreed next month.


Retirement complex plans rejected over fears for loss of public parking and recreation space

26 May 2021
Retirement complex plans rejected over fears for loss of public parking and recreation space

Retirement complex plans rejected over fears for loss of public parking and recreation space

26 May 2021

Delayed plans for 41 sheltered housing homes have been refused amid concerns of lost public parking and a recreation space.


New chairman voted in at Mid Suffolk District Council annual meeting

25 May 2021
New chairman voted in at Mid Suffolk District Council annual meeting

New chairman voted in at Mid Suffolk District Council annual meeting

25 May 2021

The Conservative and Independent group has secured a new chairman for a district council.


Council's fraud report shows £200,000 prevented from being lost

25 May 2021
Council's fraud report shows £200,000 prevented from being lost

Council's fraud report shows £200,000 prevented from being lost

25 May 2021

More than £200,000 of public money has been halted from being lost to council tax and housing fraud in West Suffolk, latest data shows.


Decision on divisive homes plans deferred while second opinion on village's roads is sought

21 May 2021
Decision on divisive homes plans deferred while second opinion on village's roads is sought

Decision on divisive homes plans deferred while second opinion on village's roads is sought

21 May 2021

Councillors unanimously agreed to defer the long-running application, at the advice of officers, to allow for an independent highways assessment.


Business park mobile homes plan pushed back by councillors

17 May 2021
Business park mobile homes plan pushed back by councillors

Business park mobile homes plan pushed back by councillors

17 May 2021

The decision was on plans for prefabricated bungalows to be built on the land but there is some confusion over how many will actually be based there.


Conservatives and Greens retain seats in district council by-elections

11 May 2021
Conservatives and Greens retain seats in district council by-elections

Conservatives and Greens retain seats in district council by-elections

11 May 2021

The Conservatives and Greens have retained their respective Framlingham and Beccles seats in the East Suffolk Council by-elections.


Council apologises after confusion over reports of more than 900 rejected ballots during election count

11 May 2021
Council apologises after confusion over reports of more than 900 rejected ballots during election count

Council apologises after confusion over reports of more than 900 rejected ballots during election count

11 May 2021

A council has reassured voters that all eligible votes were counted after one division appeared to have more than 900 rejected ballots.


Council apologises after 1,000 polling cards sent to wrong electoral area

10 May 2021
Council apologises after 1,000 polling cards sent to wrong electoral area

Council apologises after 1,000 polling cards sent to wrong electoral area

10 May 2021

Mid Suffolk District Council has apologised after around 1,000 polling cards were sent to the wrong electoral area for last week’s elections.