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Motorists warned to expect tougher approach to inconsiderate parking as powers transfer to councils

06 April 2020
Motorists warned to expect tougher approach to inconsiderate parking as powers transfer to councils

Motorists warned to expect tougher approach to inconsiderate parking as powers transfer to councils

06 April 2020

From Monday, all district and borough councils began carrying out parking enforcement.


Sudbury couple stranded in India after member of party tests positive for coronavirus

26 March 2020
Sudbury couple stranded in India after member of party tests positive for coronavirus

Sudbury couple stranded in India after member of party tests positive for coronavirus

26 March 2020

Steven Hancock, 60, and Ann Williams, 61, are lobbying the Foreign Office and Indian authorities, after being left in a poorly-maintained hospital.


Labour councillor's fear 'inadequate' children's home could be tip of iceberg for Suffolk's services

23 March 2020
Labour councillor's fear 'inadequate' children's home could be tip of iceberg for Suffolk's services

Labour councillor's fear 'inadequate' children's home could be tip of iceberg for Suffolk's services

23 March 2020

Fresh questions have been raised over the care of some of Suffolk’s most vulnerable children, following an ‘inadequate’ report.


Coronavirus: Councils issue waste guidelines

17 March 2020
Coronavirus: Councils issue waste guidelines

Coronavirus: Councils issue waste guidelines

17 March 2020

All confirm they are following national guidelines.


Figures show 19 Suffolk schools are 'inadequate'

13 March 2020
Figures show 19 Suffolk schools are 'inadequate'

Figures show 19 Suffolk schools are 'inadequate'

13 March 2020

More than 5,600 Suffolk youngsters are being taught in ‘inadequate’ schools, according to latest data.


New 420-place primary school gets go-ahead

12 March 2020
New 420-place primary school gets go-ahead

New 420-place primary school gets go-ahead

12 March 2020

Proposals to double the size of Thurston Primary Academy with a brand new site have been given the go-ahead.


Stroke survivors hail value of art for recovery at charity festival in Sudbury

11 March 2020
Stroke survivors hail value of art for recovery at charity festival in Sudbury

Stroke survivors hail value of art for recovery at charity festival in Sudbury

11 March 2020

St Peter’s is hosting the BrushStroke Festival of Art, with proceeds going to the therapy services and activity groups run by Success After Stroke.


Extra £200k to be spent on lake project

11 March 2020
Extra £200k to be spent on lake project

Extra £200k to be spent on lake project

11 March 2020

An extra £200,000 will be spent on the Needham Lake visitor centre project in Needham Market as costs escalate.


How a month in the summer netted free parking

09 March 2020
How a month in the summer netted free parking

How a month in the summer netted free parking

09 March 2020

Broken ticket machines cost council.


New street lights for county roads

06 March 2020
New street lights for county roads

New street lights for county roads

06 March 2020

Multi-million pound plans to overhaul Suffolk’s street lighting with LED lights have been given the nod by county chiefs.


Thurston school with 420 places set for council approval

05 March 2020
Thurston school with 420 places set for council approval

Thurston school with 420 places set for council approval

05 March 2020

Plans for a 420-place primary school in Thurston are set to get the go-ahead next week.


A14 upgrades would ‘save £700 million a year in avoidable delays' say Suffolk leaders in plea to Chancellor

04 March 2020
A14 upgrades would ‘save £700 million a year in avoidable delays' say Suffolk leaders in plea to Chancellor

A14 upgrades would ‘save £700 million a year in avoidable delays' say Suffolk leaders in plea to Chancellor

04 March 2020

Suffolk leaders have made a plea to the Chancellor of the Exchequer for better funding ahead of the upcoming Budget.


Future fears for hospital in Suffolk

04 March 2020
Future fears for hospital in Suffolk

Future fears for hospital in Suffolk

04 March 2020

A Suffolk hospital fears the move of orthopaedic surgery could lead to other losses in the future.


Multi-million pound plans to overhaul Suffolk street lighting

27 February 2020
Multi-million pound plans to overhaul Suffolk street lighting

Multi-million pound plans to overhaul Suffolk street lighting

27 February 2020

Multi-million pound plans to overhaul Suffolk’s street lighting with LED lights have been given the nod by county chiefs.


Woolpit: Vote confirms 300 homes for village

24 February 2020
Woolpit: Vote confirms 300 homes for village

Woolpit: Vote confirms 300 homes for village

24 February 2020

Plans for 300 homes off the A14 in Woolpit have been approved.


Sudbury bypass scheme listed in Babergh's strategic infrastructure plan up to 2023

20 February 2020
Sudbury bypass scheme listed in Babergh's strategic infrastructure plan up to 2023

Sudbury bypass scheme listed in Babergh's strategic infrastructure plan up to 2023

20 February 2020

Although plans for the Sudbury relief road were shelved over a year ago, Babergh District Council says it has not given up on it happening entirely.


Highways pledges £500k to make roads outside schools safer

19 February 2020
Highways pledges £500k to make roads outside schools safer

Highways pledges £500k to make roads outside schools safer

19 February 2020

Half a million pounds has been pledged by Suffolk Highways for fresh road markings and signs outside schools ahead of a changeover in parking laws.


Taxi rank plans in Sudbury prompt concerns about impact on town centre parking

18 February 2020
Taxi rank plans in Sudbury prompt concerns about impact on town centre parking

Taxi rank plans in Sudbury prompt concerns about impact on town centre parking

18 February 2020

Land in King Street, which is currently designated as double yellow lines, has been proposed as the new rank by Babergh District Council.


Tories block increase in Citizens Advice funding

14 February 2020
Tories block increase in Citizens Advice funding

Tories block increase in Citizens Advice funding

14 February 2020

Calls for Suffolk County Council to increase funding in Citizens Advice have failed to secure agreement.


Stowmarket leisure centre could get £2m upgrade

13 February 2020
Stowmarket leisure centre could get £2m upgrade

Stowmarket leisure centre could get £2m upgrade

13 February 2020

A multi-million pound overhaul of leisure facilities in Mid Suffolk has been given the go ahead.