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Task forces to place education issues in Suffolk under greater scrutiny

04 June 2019
Task forces to place education issues in Suffolk under greater scrutiny

Task forces to place education issues in Suffolk under greater scrutiny

04 June 2019

Key education issues, such as special educational needs and catchment areas, will be put under greater scrutiny thanks to a series of new task forces.


Calls for task force to tackle child poverty in Suffolk rejected

04 June 2019
Calls for task force to tackle child poverty in Suffolk rejected

Calls for task force to tackle child poverty in Suffolk rejected

04 June 2019

Data published by End Child Poverty in May revealed that Suffolk had 50,000 children living in poverty.


More children than ever are being homeschooled in Suffolk

03 June 2019
More children than ever are being homeschooled in Suffolk

More children than ever are being homeschooled in Suffolk

03 June 2019

Some children are being educated at home because their schools didn't want them


More than 800 children in Suffolk are being taught at home

03 June 2019
More than 800 children in Suffolk are being taught at home

More than 800 children in Suffolk are being taught at home

03 June 2019

It's a 52 per cent increase since 2014


Trial to tackle potholes sooner to go Suffolk-wide after Ipswich success

30 May 2019
Trial to tackle potholes sooner to go Suffolk-wide after Ipswich success

Trial to tackle potholes sooner to go Suffolk-wide after Ipswich success

30 May 2019

Under the previous method, crews could only tackle larger potholes in a road so the smaller ones were ignored and dealt with at a later date.


Robotic cats and talking mugs among hi-tech items helping to care for Suffolk's older people

30 May 2019
Robotic cats and talking mugs among hi-tech items helping to care for Suffolk's older people

Robotic cats and talking mugs among hi-tech items helping to care for Suffolk's older people

30 May 2019

Suffolk County Council’s adult social care team was at the Suffolk Show promoting some of the kit.


New framework approved to review viability of Suffolk bus services

29 May 2019
New framework approved to review viability of Suffolk bus services

New framework approved to review viability of Suffolk bus services

29 May 2019

A new framework has been approved to allow a council to review whether its sponsored bus services are viable.


Bus services will now be reviewed

28 May 2019
Bus services will now be reviewed

Bus services will now be reviewed

28 May 2019

In a new framework bus services will be scored based on six criteria to see if they are viable.


Suffolk's Self Help scheme for road repairs is 'double tax', claims opposition

28 May 2019
Suffolk's Self Help scheme for road repairs is 'double tax', claims opposition

Suffolk's Self Help scheme for road repairs is 'double tax', claims opposition

28 May 2019

A scheme which will see community volunteers carry out low-level maintenance around their roads was launched this month.


New cabinet unveiled for Mid Suffolk District Council

23 May 2019
New cabinet unveiled for Mid Suffolk District Council

New cabinet unveiled for Mid Suffolk District Council

23 May 2019

The Green group said it had requested three cabinet positions during talks with the Conservatives.


Greens angry at snub as Tories set to form Babergh cabinet agreement with Independents and Lib Dems

22 May 2019
Greens angry at snub as Tories set to form Babergh cabinet agreement with Independents and Lib Dems

Greens angry at snub as Tories set to form Babergh cabinet agreement with Independents and Lib Dems

22 May 2019

The incumbent Babergh District Council leader is set to stay in the top job, as a clearer picture of the new cabinet agreement begins to take shape.


County councillors to get £26,666 to fund minor highways projects in budget upgrade

22 May 2019
County councillors to get £26,666 to fund minor highways projects in budget upgrade

County councillors to get £26,666 to fund minor highways projects in budget upgrade

22 May 2019

Plans to make minor highways projects like 20mph zones, pedestrian crossings and double yellow lines easier to carry out have been given approval.


Casting vote decides new Mid Suffolk District Council leader

21 May 2019
Casting vote decides new Mid Suffolk District Council leader

Casting vote decides new Mid Suffolk District Council leader

21 May 2019

Cllr Suzie Morley is now at the helm.


Long-term plan for Suffolk set to address its key challenges

20 May 2019
Long-term plan for Suffolk set to address its key challenges

Long-term plan for Suffolk set to address its key challenges

20 May 2019

A long-term vision for Suffolk is set to be created in a bid to address some of the key challenges expected in the next three decades.


Suffolk needs over 62,000 new homes in next 20 years to meet demand, says report

19 May 2019
Suffolk needs over 62,000 new homes in next 20 years to meet demand, says report

Suffolk needs over 62,000 new homes in next 20 years to meet demand, says report

19 May 2019

More than 62,000 new homes will be needed in Suffolk in the next 20 years according to latest figures, just to keep up with demand.

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Suffolk County Council could see highways locality budget changes

17 May 2019
Suffolk County Council could see highways locality budget changes

Suffolk County Council could see highways locality budget changes

17 May 2019

Vital road changes such as crossings and 20mph zones could be completed faster if councillors are given access to four years of funding in one go.


Call for council to be 'brave' in creating Suffolk 2050 plan

17 May 2019
Call for council to be 'brave' in creating Suffolk 2050 plan

Call for council to be 'brave' in creating Suffolk 2050 plan

17 May 2019

What councillors decide could shape Suffolk for 30 years


Shock 50,000 Suffolk children are in poverty

17 May 2019
Shock 50,000 Suffolk children are in poverty

Shock 50,000 Suffolk children are in poverty

17 May 2019

In Ipswich alone more than 12,000 children were living below the benchmark


Communities encouraged to sign up for DIY highways maintenance scheme

17 May 2019
Communities encouraged to sign up for DIY highways maintenance scheme

Communities encouraged to sign up for DIY highways maintenance scheme

17 May 2019

Suffolk County Council launches Highways self-help scheme


Communities encouraged to sign up for DIY highways maintenance scheme

16 May 2019
Communities encouraged to sign up for DIY highways maintenance scheme

Communities encouraged to sign up for DIY highways maintenance scheme

16 May 2019

Suffolk County Council launches Highways self-help scheme