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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


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

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

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

16 May 2019

What councillors decide could shape Suffolk for 30 years


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

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

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

16 May 2019

What councillors decide could shape Suffolk for 30 years


Whitehall will not rescue failing special educational needs service in Suffolk

13 May 2019
Whitehall will not rescue failing special educational needs service in Suffolk

Whitehall will not rescue failing special educational needs service in Suffolk

13 May 2019

Whitehall says there are no plans to use intervention powers to improve Suffolk’s ailing special educational needs and disabilities service (SEND).


New charter promises greater transparency over Suffolk County Council consultations

10 May 2019
New charter promises greater transparency over Suffolk County Council consultations

New charter promises greater transparency over Suffolk County Council consultations

10 May 2019

It comes after criticism over the way some policies, such as changes in home to school transport last year, were made despite widespread opposition.


Parties consider coalitions after Tories lose control in Babergh and Mid Suffolk

09 May 2019
Parties consider coalitions after Tories lose control in Babergh and Mid Suffolk

Parties consider coalitions after Tories lose control in Babergh and Mid Suffolk

09 May 2019

With parties at Babergh and Mid Suffolk district councils failing to secure majorities, a fortnight of behind-closed-doors wrangling is set to ensue.


Suffolk County Council reduces temporary staff bill but still spends £6.5m in a year

09 May 2019
Suffolk County Council reduces temporary staff bill but still spends £6.5m in a year

Suffolk County Council reduces temporary staff bill but still spends £6.5m in a year

09 May 2019

Authority reduced spending on temporary staff and contractors by £153,504 in the three months to October compared with previous three month period.