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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.


Council tax bill in Suffolk set to rise by 4 per cent in 2020/21

18 December 2019
Council tax bill in Suffolk set to rise by 4 per cent in 2020/21

Council tax bill in Suffolk set to rise by 4 per cent in 2020/21

18 December 2019

It means from the county’s portion of council tax alone, a Band B property will pay £40 a year more.


Grant funding restored to Citizens Advice in Suffolk after county council U-turn

17 December 2019
Grant funding restored to Citizens Advice in Suffolk after county council U-turn

Grant funding restored to Citizens Advice in Suffolk after county council U-turn

17 December 2019

Finance chiefs confirmed in the first draft of the council’s budget for next year that it would be restoring a CAB grant of £360,000 over three years.


Council's budget sees tax rise and charity funding

17 December 2019
Council's budget sees tax rise and charity funding

Council's budget sees tax rise and charity funding

17 December 2019

Homes in Suffolk will be hit with a four per cent rise in council tax next year, it has been revealed.


Visitor centre plans at one of Suffolk's most popular attractions given go-ahead

11 December 2019
Visitor centre plans at one of Suffolk's most popular attractions given go-ahead

Visitor centre plans at one of Suffolk's most popular attractions given go-ahead

11 December 2019

One of the most frequently visited free attractions in East Anglia will receive the £600,000 development after council approval.


See latest designs for Bury St Edmunds public services hub as plans submitted

04 December 2019
See latest designs for Bury St Edmunds public services hub as plans submitted

See latest designs for Bury St Edmunds public services hub as plans submitted

04 December 2019

The hub will incorporate Bury St Edmunds Leisure Centre as well as council services and a nursery.


Plans to convert old warden house in Sudbury into temporary homeless bedsit approved

27 November 2019
Plans to convert old warden house in Sudbury into temporary homeless bedsit approved

Plans to convert old warden house in Sudbury into temporary homeless bedsit approved

27 November 2019

According to the Babergh District Council's homelessness team, the authority is still relying on temporary housing in B&Bs and bedsits in Suffolk.


Cast a vote at historic windmill

25 November 2019
Cast a vote at historic windmill

Cast a vote at historic windmill

25 November 2019

Thelnetham villagers can cast their votes at 200-year-old building.


Suffolk Chamber of Commerce urges general election candidates to help end Brexit stalemate

24 November 2019
Suffolk Chamber of Commerce urges general election candidates to help end Brexit stalemate

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce urges general election candidates to help end Brexit stalemate

24 November 2019

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce is contacting all candidates across the county, asking what they will do to address the issues local firms are facing.


Shock for empty home owners as council tax hikes

22 November 2019
Shock for empty home owners as council tax hikes

Shock for empty home owners as council tax hikes

22 November 2019

Properties that have lain empty for two years or more in West Suffolk could be slapped with soaring council tax bills.


Babergh District Council joins new task force to support Citizens Advice in Suffolk

20 November 2019
Babergh District Council joins new task force to support Citizens Advice in Suffolk

Babergh District Council joins new task force to support Citizens Advice in Suffolk

20 November 2019

A task force has been formed across four Suffolk councils in a bid to come up with ideas to support the county’s Citizens Advice centres.


Concerns raised after Stowmarket bus service is cut

18 November 2019
Concerns raised after Stowmarket bus service is cut

Concerns raised after Stowmarket bus service is cut

18 November 2019

Concerns have been raised by parents over the axing of a school bus service to Stowmarket.


Suffolk County Council spells out plan to build on vacant land

15 November 2019
Suffolk County Council spells out plan to build on vacant land

Suffolk County Council spells out plan to build on vacant land

15 November 2019

Suffolk County Council has outlined plans to sell off some of its land for development of housing.


Tougher enforcement against illegal parking in Suffolk set to take effect in 2020

09 November 2019
Tougher enforcement against illegal parking in Suffolk set to take effect in 2020

Tougher enforcement against illegal parking in Suffolk set to take effect in 2020

09 November 2019

The measures look set to put more parking wardens on the streets and end the “wild west” situation in some of the county’s problem spots.

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