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Council back funding bid but have to pay an additional half a million in costs

17 August 2021
Council back funding bid but have to pay an additional half a million in costs

Council back funding bid but have to pay an additional half a million in costs

17 August 2021

Backing has been given for submission of the second round funding bid for multi-million pound upgrades to a Suffolk museum.


'Too loud' Suffolk ice cream van firm must operate under new licence conditions

17 August 2021
'Too loud' Suffolk ice cream van firm must operate under new licence conditions

'Too loud' Suffolk ice cream van firm must operate under new licence conditions

17 August 2021

An ice cream van firm must now operate with new licence conditions after claims it played chimes excessively and traded unlawfully.


Fresh revisions to Hackney Carriage cab fares in Suffolk district outlined to replace scrapped proposals

17 August 2021
Fresh revisions to Hackney Carriage cab fares in Suffolk district outlined to replace scrapped proposals

Fresh revisions to Hackney Carriage cab fares in Suffolk district outlined to replace scrapped proposals

17 August 2021

Fresh Hackney Carriage cab fares to replace those scrapped at zero hour for risking a breach of equality law are set to get final approval next month.


Suffolk council pledges support for Commonwealth and Nepalese veterans

06 August 2021
Suffolk council pledges support for Commonwealth and Nepalese veterans

Suffolk council pledges support for Commonwealth and Nepalese veterans

06 August 2021

One Suffolk council will press to see that Commonwealth and Gurkha vets are not disadvantaged in accessing support services.


Voters without photo IDs will be able to apply for free voter card if plans go ahead, council says

06 August 2021
Voters without photo IDs will be able to apply for free voter card if plans go ahead, council says

Voters without photo IDs will be able to apply for free voter card if plans go ahead, council says

06 August 2021

An authority has vowed that voters will be able to cast their ballot if they do not have any photo ID if plans to introduce the measures are approved.


Plans to build new estate are put off again

05 August 2021
Plans to build new estate are put off again

Plans to build new estate are put off again

05 August 2021

Plans for 51 homes in a Suffolk town have been deferred for a second time – and new highways issues could also delay progress on the proposals.


Plans for new services at busy roundabout rejected

05 August 2021
Plans for new services at busy roundabout rejected

Plans for new services at busy roundabout rejected

05 August 2021

Proposals for a new services at one of a Suffolk town's busiest junctions have been refused by planners.


Plans for more than 80 homes approved for Suffolk village

04 August 2021
Plans for more than 80 homes approved for Suffolk village

Plans for more than 80 homes approved for Suffolk village

04 August 2021

Planning approval for the final matters of an 81-home development in Suffolk - in the pipeline for more than four years - has been secured.


Next stage of 1,150-home development finally gets the full go ahead

04 August 2021
Next stage of 1,150-home development finally gets the full go ahead

Next stage of 1,150-home development finally gets the full go ahead

04 August 2021

Final approval for the next contentious phase of a1,150-home development in Suffolk has been granted, following a delay from last month.


Nearly 20,000 parking fines since one Suffolk council took over enforcement

04 August 2021
Nearly 20,000 parking fines since one Suffolk council took over enforcement

Nearly 20,000 parking fines since one Suffolk council took over enforcement

04 August 2021

Almost 20,000 penalty charge notices have been issued over problem parking in one area of Suffolk since powers moved from police to councils.


Tourists near Suffolk hotspots to be targeted with adverts as part of 'add kindness' Covid campaign

03 August 2021
Tourists near Suffolk hotspots to be targeted with adverts as part of 'add kindness' Covid campaign

Tourists near Suffolk hotspots to be targeted with adverts as part of 'add kindness' Covid campaign

03 August 2021

Targeted online adverts for those close to tourism hotspots are being used to encourage people to be kind this summer while the pandemic continues.


Council blasts 750-home development in Suffolk town as 'parasitic'

02 August 2021
Council blasts 750-home development in Suffolk town as 'parasitic'

Council blasts 750-home development in Suffolk town as 'parasitic'

02 August 2021

Strong objections have been lodged over plans for 750 homes, with councillors claiming the plans are 'parasitic' and would 'severely harm' residents.


Two councils commit £41,000 on joint strategy for parking over next decade

02 August 2021
Two councils commit £41,000 on joint strategy for parking over next decade

Two councils commit £41,000 on joint strategy for parking over next decade

02 August 2021

£41,000 has been committed by two Suffolk districts to begin work on a joint parking plan that will inform future provision over five to ten years.


Suffolk residents urged to take rapid Covid test if they feel unwell

02 August 2021
Suffolk residents urged to take rapid Covid test if they feel unwell

Suffolk residents urged to take rapid Covid test if they feel unwell

02 August 2021

Suffolk's public health chief has urged people to take a Covid test 'if they are not feeling 100 per cent' rather than just looking out for symptoms.


Health bosses expect to see hundreds of positive Covid cases after Latitude Festival

30 July 2021
Health bosses expect to see hundreds of positive Covid cases after Latitude Festival

Health bosses expect to see hundreds of positive Covid cases after Latitude Festival

30 July 2021

Public health bosses in Suffolk have said that everything that was needed for Latitude Festival to go ahead safely was done.


Artists who have won 'apply to play' slots at festival unveiled

30 July 2021
Artists who have won 'apply to play' slots at festival unveiled

Artists who have won 'apply to play' slots at festival unveiled

30 July 2021

Eight acts who successfully bid for ‘apply to play’ slots for this year’s two-day Sound City Ipswich Festival have been unveiled.


Borrowing of up to £100,000 for preliminary work on new park entrance agreed by district council

30 July 2021
Borrowing of up to £100,000 for preliminary work on new park entrance agreed by district council

Borrowing of up to £100,000 for preliminary work on new park entrance agreed by district council

30 July 2021

The council agreed to amended proposals to borrow up to £100,000 for preliminary work, only if other sources of funding are not available.


Groups of Suffolk children over age of 12 to be offered Covid vaccines from August

30 July 2021
Groups of Suffolk children over age of 12 to be offered Covid vaccines from August

Groups of Suffolk children over age of 12 to be offered Covid vaccines from August

30 July 2021

Health bosses in Suffolk have confirmed a handful of specific groups of youngsters aged 12-18 will be offered Covid-19 vaccines from August.


Decision on new Lidl store delayed after plans removed from meeting agenda

29 July 2021
Decision on new Lidl store delayed after plans removed from meeting agenda

Decision on new Lidl store delayed after plans removed from meeting agenda

29 July 2021

Approval for a new Lidl store was scrubbed from the agenda at a planning committee at zero hour, delaying a decision by at least a month.


Town to get new Travelodge after plans given go-ahead

28 July 2021
Town to get new Travelodge after plans given go-ahead

Town to get new Travelodge after plans given go-ahead

28 July 2021

Plans for a 100-bedroom Travelodge hotel in the centre of a Suffolk town have been given the green light.