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River pollution in Suffolk branded a 'national disgrace' as council passes motion to tackle issue

19 May 2022
River pollution in Suffolk branded a 'national disgrace' as council passes motion to tackle issue

River pollution in Suffolk branded a 'national disgrace' as council passes motion to tackle issue

19 May 2022

A commitment has been made by Suffolk councillors to investigate what more authorities can do to tackle river pollution


District council leader to stand down from role after 12 years

19 May 2022
District council leader to stand down from role after 12 years

District council leader to stand down from role after 12 years

19 May 2022

The district council leader has announced this year will be his last as leader after 12 years in the role.


Town's new mayor takes up office

19 May 2022
Town's new mayor takes up office

Town's new mayor takes up office

19 May 2022

A town's new mayor has been sworn into office this week.


Green light for over 50 homes in village

18 May 2022
Green light for over 50 homes in village

Green light for over 50 homes in village

18 May 2022

The green light has been given for 54 new homes in a Suffolk village.


Plans for more than 100 homes given green light

18 May 2022
Plans for more than 100 homes given green light

Plans for more than 100 homes given green light

18 May 2022

Final approval has been granted for 115 homes near a major Suffolk town.


All rivers in Suffolk failing to meet Government pollution target

17 May 2022
All rivers in Suffolk failing to meet Government pollution target

All rivers in Suffolk failing to meet Government pollution target

17 May 2022

Experts and councillors have discussed the pollution crisis in Suffolk's rivers.


More progress needed on plans for Suffolk SEND children, MP says

16 May 2022
More progress needed on plans for Suffolk SEND children, MP says

More progress needed on plans for Suffolk SEND children, MP says

16 May 2022

More progress must be made with plans for children with special educational needs in Suffolk, one of the county’s MPs says.


Plans to improve Suffolk's bus services to go ahead despite Government funding setback

16 May 2022
Plans to improve Suffolk's bus services to go ahead despite Government funding setback

Plans to improve Suffolk's bus services to go ahead despite Government funding setback

16 May 2022

Multi-operator ticketing, bus lane enforcement and work tackling bus delay spots are still planned to go ahead in Suffolk.


Thousands of Suffolk residents to be surveyed on mental health this summer

12 May 2022
Thousands of Suffolk residents to be surveyed on mental health this summer

Thousands of Suffolk residents to be surveyed on mental health this summer

12 May 2022

A countywide survey to assess the mental health of people in Suffolk is set to begin this summer - with nearly 24,000 people set to take part.


National Insurance uplift should be frozen, senior Suffolk Conservative says

12 May 2022
National Insurance uplift should be frozen, senior Suffolk Conservative says

National Insurance uplift should be frozen, senior Suffolk Conservative says

12 May 2022

The National Insurance uplift should be frozen to help combat the cost of living crisis, a senior Suffolk Conservative has said.


FareShare set to move to bigger premises as demand on services increases

11 May 2022
FareShare set to move to bigger premises as demand on services increases

FareShare set to move to bigger premises as demand on services increases

11 May 2022

A food charity has said it is distributing three times as much food now as it was pre-pandemic, as it confirmed it is nearing completion on a move.


Calls for greater ambition on Suffolk's poverty strategy

11 May 2022
Calls for greater ambition on Suffolk's poverty strategy

Calls for greater ambition on Suffolk's poverty strategy

11 May 2022

Suffolk's poverty strategy should include more clearly defined aims and objectives, councillors have said.


Plans for more than 300 new homes to go to consultation

10 May 2022
Plans for more than 300 new homes to go to consultation

Plans for more than 300 new homes to go to consultation

10 May 2022

A masterplan for 300 or more new homes in a Suffolk village has been published.


All Suffolk rivers failing to meet pollution level standards, experts confirm

10 May 2022
All Suffolk rivers failing to meet pollution level standards, experts confirm

All Suffolk rivers failing to meet pollution level standards, experts confirm

10 May 2022

Calls have been made for more action to tackle Suffolk’s polluted rivers, as experts confirm none in the county meet standards.


Plans to demolish former swimming pool given go ahead

10 May 2022
Plans to demolish former swimming pool given go ahead

Plans to demolish former swimming pool given go ahead

10 May 2022

Demolition of an old swimming pool in a Suffolk town has been given the green-light.


Poverty action plan finally published but critics say it 'doesn't go far enough'

09 May 2022
Poverty action plan finally published but critics say it 'doesn't go far enough'

Poverty action plan finally published but critics say it 'doesn't go far enough'

09 May 2022

A strategy to tackle poverty delayed by five months has finally been published - but opposition figures say it doesn't do enough to tackle the issues.


Owners stick blue plaques to beach huts as legal challenge formally lodged

09 May 2022
Owners stick blue plaques to beach huts as legal challenge formally lodged

Owners stick blue plaques to beach huts as legal challenge formally lodged

09 May 2022

Campaigners fighting to keep beach huts at a seaside spot have lodged a formal legal challenge to a council over its handling of the issue.


Councillors say highways maintenance must be brought back in-house to combat costs

06 May 2022
Councillors say highways maintenance must be brought back in-house to combat costs

Councillors say highways maintenance must be brought back in-house to combat costs

06 May 2022

Road maintenance in Suffolk should be brought back in-house to combat “astronomical” prices of work, opposition councillors say.


Labour steal two seats off Conservatives in local elections

06 May 2022
Labour steal two seats off Conservatives in local elections

Labour steal two seats off Conservatives in local elections

06 May 2022

Labour enjoyed a good night at the 2022 local elections for a borough council, stealing two seats off the Conservatives.


Council agrees affordable housing document

05 May 2022
Council agrees affordable housing document

Council agrees affordable housing document

05 May 2022

A district council has outlined its expectations on housing developers for creating new affordable homes.