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Special school proposals for rural manor

18 April 2019
Special school proposals for rural manor

Special school proposals for rural manor

18 April 2019

The NFA Group has submitted proposals to convert the Grade II Listed Wetheringsett Manor into a school.


LOCAL ELECTIONS: Will the Conservatives keep control of West Suffolk after creation of new council?

17 April 2019
LOCAL ELECTIONS: Will the Conservatives keep control of West Suffolk after creation of new council?

LOCAL ELECTIONS: Will the Conservatives keep control of West Suffolk after creation of new council?

17 April 2019

The Conservatives have traditionally enjoyed a large majority at the former St Edmundsbury Borough and Forest Heath District Councils.


No children's centre closures in Suffolk without full public consultation, say council chiefs

15 April 2019
No children's centre closures in Suffolk without full public consultation, say council chiefs

No children's centre closures in Suffolk without full public consultation, say council chiefs

15 April 2019

Conservative chiefs at the county council have already stressed that no decision has been made.


UPDATED: Campaign launched to 'Save Suffolk’s Children’s Centres' after closure threat

15 April 2019
UPDATED: Campaign launched to 'Save Suffolk’s Children’s Centres' after closure threat

UPDATED: Campaign launched to 'Save Suffolk’s Children’s Centres' after closure threat

15 April 2019

Ipswich MP Sandy Martin, Labour group county councillors and parents gathered to launch a petition and the Save Suffolk’s Children’s Centres campaign.


Leaders revive plans to merge Babergh and Mid Suffolk councils into one authority

12 April 2019
Leaders revive plans to merge Babergh and Mid Suffolk councils into one authority

Leaders revive plans to merge Babergh and Mid Suffolk councils into one authority

12 April 2019

The merger of two Suffolk councils is still on the cards, according to their leaders – one year after the plans were shelved.


LOCAL ELECTIONS: Find out what the main parties are offering in Mid Suffolk

12 April 2019
LOCAL ELECTIONS: Find out what the main parties are offering in Mid Suffolk

LOCAL ELECTIONS: Find out what the main parties are offering in Mid Suffolk

12 April 2019

Mid Suffolk District Council has 34 seats up for contest.


Children's centres in Suffolk under threat of closure

10 April 2019
Children's centres in Suffolk under threat of closure

Children's centres in Suffolk under threat of closure

10 April 2019

The extent of possible changes has not yet been made clear, but as many as half of the existing 38 centres are being eyed for closure.


Better liaison between highways departments in Suffolk, say roads chiefs

06 April 2019
Better liaison between highways departments in Suffolk, say roads chiefs

Better liaison between highways departments in Suffolk, say roads chiefs

06 April 2019

Co-ordination between highways organisations in Suffolk has dramatically improved since December, according to roads bosses.


Questions raised over Suffolk County Council's investment in fossil fuel

05 April 2019
Questions raised over Suffolk County Council's investment in fossil fuel

Questions raised over Suffolk County Council's investment in fossil fuel

05 April 2019

Concerns are raised over Suffolk County Council’s goal to be greenest county, while investing millions from its pension fund in fossil fuel companies.


Plans for blue light hub in Stowmarket

02 April 2019
Plans for blue light hub in Stowmarket

Plans for blue light hub in Stowmarket

02 April 2019

Negotiations with a landowner in the town are nearing completion.


Developer could push for 1,500 homes on outskirts of Bury

02 April 2019
Developer could push for 1,500 homes on outskirts of Bury

Developer could push for 1,500 homes on outskirts of Bury

02 April 2019

The spread of development in Bury St Edmunds could grow further - with hopes for 1,500 new homes


Plans for 100 homes in Bacton are pushed back after 'dangerous' access road concerns

29 March 2019
Plans for 100 homes in Bacton are pushed back after 'dangerous' access road concerns

Plans for 100 homes in Bacton are pushed back after 'dangerous' access road concerns

29 March 2019

The application for 100 homes off Pretyman Avenue was heard in Elmswell on Wednesday.


Calls for greater scrutiny of Suffolk's education issues

29 March 2019
Calls for greater scrutiny of Suffolk's education issues

Calls for greater scrutiny of Suffolk's education issues

29 March 2019

Suffolk County Council previously had a separate education scrutiny committee to assess the success of its work in that area.


Suffolk County Council asked to explain fossil fuel investment

27 March 2019
Suffolk County Council asked to explain fossil fuel investment

Suffolk County Council asked to explain fossil fuel investment

27 March 2019

The council wants Suffolk to be the UK's greenest county


'All options open' to address failing special educational needs service in Suffolk

27 March 2019
'All options open' to address failing special educational needs service in Suffolk

'All options open' to address failing special educational needs service in Suffolk

27 March 2019

Senior officers across Suffolk’s ailing special educational needs service are to be held to account for its failings, it has emerged.


Suffolk Labour describes pothole blight as 'poor advert for county' as repairs budget revealed

24 March 2019
Suffolk Labour describes pothole blight as 'poor advert for county' as repairs budget revealed

Suffolk Labour describes pothole blight as 'poor advert for county' as repairs budget revealed

24 March 2019

Suffolk’s pothole blight was described as a “poor advert for our county” as figures show the county spends the least on pothole fixes in East Anglia.


Senior officers to be held accountable for special educational needs service failings

22 March 2019
Senior officers to be held accountable for special educational needs service failings

Senior officers to be held accountable for special educational needs service failings

22 March 2019

Suffolk's special educational needs and disability service was the first in the country to fail re-inspections.


About 18,000 new homes needed in Mid Suffolk and Babergh by 2036

19 March 2019
About 18,000 new homes needed in Mid Suffolk and Babergh by 2036

About 18,000 new homes needed in Mid Suffolk and Babergh by 2036

19 March 2019

Fears over whether the required number of new homes can be delivered


Dramatic fall in rating for Kersey school prompts debate over Ofsted inspections

18 March 2019
Dramatic fall in rating for Kersey school prompts debate over Ofsted inspections

Dramatic fall in rating for Kersey school prompts debate over Ofsted inspections

18 March 2019

Fresh questions have been raised over Ofsted inspections, after two establishments with the top rating have seen dramatic falls in the last month.


More sexual offences investigators taken on in Suffolk

18 March 2019
More sexual offences investigators taken on in Suffolk

More sexual offences investigators taken on in Suffolk

18 March 2019

Extra investigators are being appointed in Suffolk in a bid to halt poor rates for solving serious sexual offences.