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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.


Fears raised over impacts of financial restructure on Citizens Advice in Suffolk

08 January 2020
Fears raised over impacts of financial restructure on Citizens Advice in Suffolk

Fears raised over impacts of financial restructure on Citizens Advice in Suffolk

08 January 2020

The matter was raised on Tuesday, when the reinstatement of a £120,000 annual grant was discussed – a year after it was announced funding would cease.


West Suffolk Council generated £55,000 per year from events

06 January 2020
West Suffolk Council generated £55,000 per year from events

West Suffolk Council generated £55,000 per year from events

06 January 2020

Data published found the amount of income from West Suffolk Council's six parks.


Draft budget proposes rent and Council Tax increases

06 January 2020
Draft budget proposes rent and Council Tax increases

Draft budget proposes rent and Council Tax increases

06 January 2020

Mid Suffolk councillors to discuss 2020/21 plans next week.


Mid Suffolk tax rise to see council house tenants hit hardest

03 January 2020
Mid Suffolk tax rise to see council house tenants hit hardest

Mid Suffolk tax rise to see council house tenants hit hardest

03 January 2020

Council house tenants are set to be hit with the highest rent rise possible due to Mid Suffolk District Council's tax rise.


Thousands of road defects in Suffolk waiting to be fixed

27 December 2019
Thousands of road defects in Suffolk waiting to be fixed

Thousands of road defects in Suffolk waiting to be fixed

27 December 2019

More than 6,000 road defects across the county have been reported to Suffolk Highways.


Council’s 2020 budget shows u-turn on CAB cuts

23 December 2019
Council’s 2020 budget shows u-turn on CAB cuts

Council’s 2020 budget shows u-turn on CAB cuts

23 December 2019

Citizens Advice Bureaux across Suffolk will have county council grant funding again from next year, after finance chiefs performed a u-turn on cuts.