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Alpheton residents frustrated at bin day changes after claiming district council did not inform them

06 February 2020
Alpheton residents frustrated at bin day changes after claiming district council did not inform them

Alpheton residents frustrated at bin day changes after claiming district council did not inform them

06 February 2020

A number of residents claim they were informed about the changes to the collection schedule and only found out when bin lorries were down their roads.


NHS £230k data sharing system launched in Suffolk

06 February 2020
NHS £230k data sharing system launched in Suffolk

NHS £230k data sharing system launched in Suffolk

06 February 2020

Medical patients will benefit from a joined up records system, which is set to go live in Suffolk.


Review of Suffolk school transport policy finds catalogue of errors

05 February 2020
Review of Suffolk school transport policy finds catalogue of errors

Review of Suffolk school transport policy finds catalogue of errors

05 February 2020

A report published this week outlined 19 issues Suffolk County Council must hold its hands up to, including that the plan "was not robust enough".


Report lists catalogue of errors in launch of Suffolk's new transport policy

05 February 2020
Report lists catalogue of errors in launch of Suffolk's new transport policy

Report lists catalogue of errors in launch of Suffolk's new transport policy

05 February 2020

A report was published this week, in which chief fire officer Mark Hardingham, outlined 19 issues Suffolk County Council must hold its hands up to.


West Suffolk Council proposes council tax rise across district

04 February 2020
West Suffolk Council proposes council tax rise across district

West Suffolk Council proposes council tax rise across district

04 February 2020

Council tax in West Suffolk is to rise by nearly three per cent from April, as plans are made to bridge a £1.4million funding gap.


Bin collection days change for 1,700 households in Mid Suffolk and Babergh

03 February 2020
Bin collection days change for 1,700 households in Mid Suffolk and Babergh

Bin collection days change for 1,700 households in Mid Suffolk and Babergh

03 February 2020

A series of fresh changes have been made to bin collection days in Mid Suffolk and Babergh just six months on from the previous overhaul.


Cabinet role for former chief executive of Northamptonshire County Council

03 February 2020
Cabinet role for former chief executive of Northamptonshire County Council

Cabinet role for former chief executive of Northamptonshire County Council

03 February 2020

The former chief executive of Northamptonshire County Council has secured a cabinet role in Suffolk overseeing assets and investments.


Plans for expanded GP surgery in Sudbury targeted for summer

30 January 2020
Plans for expanded GP surgery in Sudbury targeted for summer

Plans for expanded GP surgery in Sudbury targeted for summer

30 January 2020

Babergh District Council has been working with clinical commissioning groups to find a bigger site for Hardwicke House Surgery.


Sudbury Silk Festival to be staged every two years

30 January 2020
Sudbury Silk Festival to be staged every two years

Sudbury Silk Festival to be staged every two years

30 January 2020

Preparation is already under way for the 2021 event, following the success of last year’s inaugural festival, it has been confirmed.


Utilities companies will require roadworks permits from April

29 January 2020
Utilities companies will require roadworks permits from April

Utilities companies will require roadworks permits from April

29 January 2020

Suffolk County Council gives scheme the green light.


Council-owned company spends £6million on two properties

24 January 2020
Council-owned company spends £6million on two properties

Council-owned company spends £6million on two properties

24 January 2020

A property investment firm owned by two Suffolk councils has spent £6million on two new properties.


Babergh cabinet approves increases in tax bill and council house rents

24 January 2020
Babergh cabinet approves increases in tax bill and council house rents

Babergh cabinet approves increases in tax bill and council house rents

24 January 2020

The council’s cabinet on Thursday agreed the first draft of the budget, which must now go to full council next month.


Task force calls for restoration of £368,000 grant for Citizens Advice in Suffolk

22 January 2020
Task force calls for restoration of £368,000 grant for Citizens Advice in Suffolk

Task force calls for restoration of £368,000 grant for Citizens Advice in Suffolk

22 January 2020

Despite the recommendations from the task force’s report, the county council has failed to commit to more funding.


Talks to set up hub as literacy improvements 'plateau'

20 January 2020
Talks to set up hub as literacy improvements 'plateau'

Talks to set up hub as literacy improvements 'plateau'

20 January 2020

Suffolk County Council in early talks with leading charity in hopes of replicating success elsewhere.


Green Party plea for more to be done for Stowmarket

17 January 2020
Green Party plea for more to be done for Stowmarket

Green Party plea for more to be done for Stowmarket

17 January 2020

Discussions were made at the Mid Suffolk District Council's cabinet meeting.


Transfer of parking enforcement in Suffolk to go before Parliament for approval

16 January 2020
Transfer of parking enforcement in Suffolk to go before Parliament for approval

Transfer of parking enforcement in Suffolk to go before Parliament for approval

16 January 2020

A three-week period, where MPs can debate it, must now take place and, once signed off, preparations will be made for the changes to be introduced.


County in the spotlight as Screen Suffolk enjoys a busy year

16 January 2020
County in the spotlight as Screen Suffolk enjoys a busy year

County in the spotlight as Screen Suffolk enjoys a busy year

16 January 2020

Number of filming days was up by 12 per cent, giving local economy a £1.6 million boost.


Nearly two thirds of motorists dissatisfied with condition of roads in Suffolk

15 January 2020
Nearly two thirds of motorists dissatisfied with condition of roads in Suffolk

Nearly two thirds of motorists dissatisfied with condition of roads in Suffolk

15 January 2020

Public satisfaction with Suffolk’s roads has improved in the last year but nearly two thirds of motorists are still not happy, new figures show.


Third phase of broadband programme given approval to begin

15 January 2020
Third phase of broadband programme given approval to begin

Third phase of broadband programme given approval to begin

15 January 2020

It will target the hardest two per cent to reach.


Fines for those who fail to update council tax information

13 January 2020
Fines for those who fail to update council tax information

Fines for those who fail to update council tax information

13 January 2020

Fines for people who fail to inform their council of a change in circumstances have been given approval at three Suffolk authorities.