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More than 17 per cent of people in Suffolk likely to be in poverty, report says

04 May 2022
More than 17 per cent of people in Suffolk likely to be in poverty, report says

More than 17 per cent of people in Suffolk likely to be in poverty, report says

04 May 2022

Poverty numbers in Suffolk are likely to be well in excess of 135,000 people, a new report says.


Approval granted for next 234-home phase of housing development

04 May 2022
Approval granted for next 234-home phase of housing development

Approval granted for next 234-home phase of housing development

04 May 2022

Final approval has been granted for the next 234-home phase of a housing development, despite concerns from councillors.

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Junction no longer an air pollution problem, council chiefs say

04 May 2022
Junction no longer an air pollution problem, council chiefs say

Junction no longer an air pollution problem, council chiefs say

04 May 2022

A junction should no longer be considered an air pollution problem spot after falling levels of pollutants, a district council has said.


SEND campaigners call for Government to take over running of services in county

03 May 2022
SEND campaigners call for Government to take over running of services in county

SEND campaigners call for Government to take over running of services in county

03 May 2022

Campaigners have met with Government education officials to call for a commissioner to take over the running of Suffolk’s SEND service.


Care leavers service set for further improvements after positive Ofsted report

29 April 2022
Care leavers service set for further improvements after positive Ofsted report

Care leavers service set for further improvements after positive Ofsted report

29 April 2022

Suffolk County Council's cabinet agreed to back an outline action plan to improve the service even more.


Calls mount for undersea electricity grid as alternative to new power pylons

29 April 2022
Calls mount for undersea electricity grid as alternative to new power pylons

Calls mount for undersea electricity grid as alternative to new power pylons

29 April 2022

Suffolk political figures are calling for an undersea electricity grid as an alternative to new power lines across rural East Anglia.


Key routes across Suffolk due to shut overnight in next two months

28 April 2022
Key routes across Suffolk due to shut overnight in next two months

Key routes across Suffolk due to shut overnight in next two months

28 April 2022

Plans were confirmed last week to treat 150-miles of the county’s roads across more than 170 sites.


Council to object to final 1,020-home phase of development

28 April 2022
Council to object to final 1,020-home phase of development

Council to object to final 1,020-home phase of development

28 April 2022

Suffolk County Council has agreed its response to the last phase of a housing development, outlining objections over drainage and highways.


Plans for 18 new flats and 21 new homes in Suffolk town given go-ahead

27 April 2022
Plans for 18 new flats and 21 new homes in Suffolk town given go-ahead

Plans for 18 new flats and 21 new homes in Suffolk town given go-ahead

27 April 2022

Plans for a former Argos unit in a town centre to be converted into 18 flats and for 21 homes at an old sports club have been given the go-ahead.


Council unveils rainbow cabinet after dismissal and resignations

27 April 2022
Council unveils rainbow cabinet after dismissal and resignations

Council unveils rainbow cabinet after dismissal and resignations

27 April 2022

A fresh rainbow cabinet has been unveiled at a council – but the Conservatives are no longer on the front bench after a rift within the party.


Council to freeze post-16 school transport costs following cost of living pressures

26 April 2022
Council to freeze post-16 school transport costs following cost of living pressures

Council to freeze post-16 school transport costs following cost of living pressures

26 April 2022

Costs for post-16 travel to schools and colleges will not be increased in September as the cost of living crisis bites, council chiefs have confirmed.


Labour must earn back 'trust and support' of Suffolk town's voters, shadow home secretary says

26 April 2022
Labour must earn back 'trust and support' of Suffolk town's voters, shadow home secretary says

Labour must earn back 'trust and support' of Suffolk town's voters, shadow home secretary says

26 April 2022

Labour must earn back the trust of voters in a Suffolk town, the party’s shadow home secretary has said on a visit.


Construction begins on new multi-million pound business park

25 April 2022
Construction begins on new multi-million pound business park

Construction begins on new multi-million pound business park

25 April 2022

Construction on a new multi-million pound business park due to become a part of Freeport East has begun.

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Here's all you need to know about borough council elections this May

22 April 2022
Here's all you need to know about borough council elections this May

Here's all you need to know about borough council elections this May

22 April 2022

It's just under two weeks until voters will take to the polls and decide who they want representing them at one of Suffolk's borough councils.


Plans mooted to redevelop derelict town landmark

21 April 2022
Plans mooted to redevelop derelict town landmark

Plans mooted to redevelop derelict town landmark

21 April 2022

Plans have been teased for a derelict landmark to be redeveloped to include public uses offering people spectacular views across a town's waterfront.


'Significant concerns' remain over next phase of 1,020-home stage of development

20 April 2022
'Significant concerns' remain over next phase of 1,020-home stage of development

'Significant concerns' remain over next phase of 1,020-home stage of development

20 April 2022

'Significant concerns' remain outstanding over plans for the next 1,020-home phase of a major development in a Suffolk town, the county council says.


Affordable care village plans approved

20 April 2022
Affordable care village plans approved

Affordable care village plans approved

20 April 2022

Plans for an affordable care village of 54 homes which provides an alternative to a traditional care home have been approved.


Plans to treat 150 miles of Suffolk roads this summer revealed

20 April 2022
Plans to treat 150 miles of Suffolk roads this summer revealed

Plans to treat 150 miles of Suffolk roads this summer revealed

20 April 2022

Around 150 miles of Suffolk roads across more than 170 sites are set to be refreshed this summer, highways chiefs have confirmed.


Major village development proposals given green light

20 April 2022
Major village development proposals given green light

Major village development proposals given green light

20 April 2022

Outline plans to build up to 139 new homes in a village have been given the go ahead, with work on site expected to begin in 2024/25.


Post-16 school transport costs in Suffolk set to be frozen

19 April 2022
Post-16 school transport costs in Suffolk set to be frozen

Post-16 school transport costs in Suffolk set to be frozen

19 April 2022

Post-16 school transport costs are set to be frozen for the next school year, as families face the growing pressures of the cost of living crisis.