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Tougher enforcement against illegal parking in Suffolk set to take effect in 2020

09 November 2019
Tougher enforcement against illegal parking in Suffolk set to take effect in 2020

Tougher enforcement against illegal parking in Suffolk set to take effect in 2020

09 November 2019

The measures look set to put more parking wardens on the streets and end the “wild west” situation in some of the county’s problem spots.

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Review of school transport in Suffolk to consider policy changes

06 November 2019
Review of school transport in Suffolk to consider policy changes

Review of school transport in Suffolk to consider policy changes

06 November 2019

Changes to a controversial school transport policy in Suffolk have not been ruled out in 2020, as a study is due to be published in the New Year.


Changes to controversial school transport policy have not been ruled out

04 November 2019
Changes to controversial school transport policy have not been ruled out

Changes to controversial school transport policy have not been ruled out

04 November 2019

'Lessons learnt' study is due to be published in the New Year.


Plans for 375 new homes set for approval

01 November 2019
Plans for 375 new homes set for approval

Plans for 375 new homes set for approval

01 November 2019

Long-delayed plans for 375 homes in Lakenheath are finally set to get the green light.


Parking powers set to be handed to Suffolk's councils early next year

30 October 2019
Parking powers set to be handed to Suffolk's councils early next year

Parking powers set to be handed to Suffolk's councils early next year

30 October 2019

The transfer of civil parking enforcement powers in Suffolk from police to councils is set to be rubber-stamped in January.


Crackdown on illegal parking to start in early 2020

30 October 2019
Crackdown on illegal parking to start in early 2020

Crackdown on illegal parking to start in early 2020

30 October 2019

The transfer of civil parking enforcement powers in Suffolk from police to councils is due to be rubber-stamped in January.


Decision made on Stowupland High School sixth form block

30 October 2019
Decision made on Stowupland High School sixth form block

Decision made on Stowupland High School sixth form block

30 October 2019

Stowupland High School is set to have a standalone sixth form block after planners judged there to be sufficient demand to grant permission.


Proposal calls for review of parking in Sudbury and Hadleigh

24 October 2019
Proposal calls for review of parking in Sudbury and Hadleigh

Proposal calls for review of parking in Sudbury and Hadleigh

24 October 2019

Plans for a major review of parking in Sudbury and Hadleigh have been tabled, which could see fresh measures to support public transport.


Suffolk County Council announces review of controversial school transport policy

23 October 2019
Suffolk County Council announces review of controversial school transport policy

Suffolk County Council announces review of controversial school transport policy

23 October 2019

The council's new Conservative education chief Mary Evans has apologised to affected parents and vowed for lessons to be learnt.


Independent review of controversial school transport changes in Suffolk as apology issued for problems

18 October 2019
Independent review of controversial school transport changes in Suffolk as apology issued for problems

Independent review of controversial school transport changes in Suffolk as apology issued for problems

18 October 2019

The review was announced at a fiery meeting in which new Conservative education chief Mary Evans apologised to affected parents.


Nearly 1,000 youngsters left Suffolk schools in unexplained circumstances, new data shows

14 October 2019
Nearly 1,000 youngsters left Suffolk schools in unexplained circumstances, new data shows

Nearly 1,000 youngsters left Suffolk schools in unexplained circumstances, new data shows

14 October 2019

Data published by the Education Policy Institute found a 17.5 per cent increase in 2017 compared to 2014.


Council refuse to name schools who illegally pressured parents to remove children

11 October 2019
Council refuse to name schools who illegally pressured parents to remove children

Council refuse to name schools who illegally pressured parents to remove children

11 October 2019

Education chiefs in Suffolk published a report which confirmed it had found eight instances of schools encouraging parents to take their children out.


Fresh calls to change controversial school transport cuts

10 October 2019
Fresh calls to change controversial school transport cuts

Fresh calls to change controversial school transport cuts

10 October 2019

The policy only gives funded transport to children whose nearest school is two miles


Education chief says he has apologised to parents over school transport problems

06 September 2019
Education chief says he has apologised to parents over school transport problems

Education chief says he has apologised to parents over school transport problems

06 September 2019

Cllr Gordon Jones addresses a series of concerns.


Five-year land supply for housing in Babergh is 'too little, too late', says opposition

04 September 2019
Five-year land supply for housing in Babergh is 'too little, too late', says opposition

Five-year land supply for housing in Babergh is 'too little, too late', says opposition

04 September 2019

Claims by two Suffolk councils that they now have a five-year housing land supply have been described as “too little, too late”.


UK ports' financial boost reignites calls for A14 investment

03 September 2019
UK ports' financial boost reignites calls for A14 investment

UK ports' financial boost reignites calls for A14 investment

03 September 2019

The Department for Transport announced a £10million pot which UK ports could bid for a share of.


'Vision for Prosperity' development blueprint to be produced for Hadleigh

02 September 2019
'Vision for Prosperity' development blueprint to be produced for Hadleigh

'Vision for Prosperity' development blueprint to be produced for Hadleigh

02 September 2019

A fresh vision for a Suffolk market town is to be drawn up, as the district council aim to help develop their culture, business and economy.


Plans for development of 170 homes in Hadleigh gain outline approval

31 August 2019
Plans for development of 170 homes in Hadleigh gain outline approval

Plans for development of 170 homes in Hadleigh gain outline approval

31 August 2019

Persimmon Homes is now set to work on detailed plans for homes on land south of Ipswich Road, after the first stage of its application was approved


Campaigners seek urgent changes to Suffolk school travel policy at meeting in Nayland

30 August 2019
Campaigners seek urgent changes to Suffolk school travel policy at meeting in Nayland

Campaigners seek urgent changes to Suffolk school travel policy at meeting in Nayland

30 August 2019

Parent campaigners against controversial changes to school transport have vowed to keep up the pressure on under-fire education chiefs.


Plans to merge Babergh and Mid Suffolk district councils ruled out until 2023

28 August 2019
Plans to merge Babergh and Mid Suffolk district councils ruled out until 2023

Plans to merge Babergh and Mid Suffolk district councils ruled out until 2023

28 August 2019

The final merger of two Suffolk councils has been taken off the table until after the next local elections at the earliest, it has emerged.