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Developer asked to look again at height of flats

07 July 2021
Developer asked to look again at height of flats

Developer asked to look again at height of flats

07 July 2021

The next phase of a 1,170 home development in Suffolk has been delayed over concerns around housing density and the height of a block of flats.


'Town needs extra health centre to cope with rising demand,' councillors say as they call for urgent meeting with NHS

06 July 2021
'Town needs extra health centre to cope with rising demand,' councillors say as they call for urgent meeting with NHS

'Town needs extra health centre to cope with rising demand,' councillors say as they call for urgent meeting with NHS

06 July 2021

Calls have been made for a Suffolk town to get a third health centre, as housing growth piles extra pressure on existing health services.


Contractors can now be sought for revamp of Belle Vue Park after plans are backed

05 July 2021
Contractors can now be sought for revamp of Belle Vue Park after plans are backed

Contractors can now be sought for revamp of Belle Vue Park after plans are backed

05 July 2021

Work to secure contractors for a revamp of a Suffolk park can begin after securing the backing of a council's cabinet.


New speed limit prevented almost a day's worth of bridge closures during high winds in May

05 July 2021
New speed limit prevented almost a day's worth of bridge closures during high winds in May

New speed limit prevented almost a day's worth of bridge closures during high winds in May

05 July 2021

New 40mph speed limits on the Orwell Bridge during high winds prevented three closures and millions of pounds being lost to the local economy in May.


Online hub to be set up as legacy of 'opportunity areas' programme to share learning with schools

05 July 2021
Online hub to be set up as legacy of 'opportunity areas' programme to share learning with schools

Online hub to be set up as legacy of 'opportunity areas' programme to share learning with schools

05 July 2021

Schools across a Suffolk town have been sharing their success stories for innovative new learning programmes as part of an online week of activity.


£1.5m climate emergency plan agreed in bid to make Suffolk carbon neutral by 2030

02 July 2021
£1.5m climate emergency plan agreed in bid to make Suffolk carbon neutral by 2030

£1.5m climate emergency plan agreed in bid to make Suffolk carbon neutral by 2030

02 July 2021

A seven-figure countywide action plan to tackle the climate crisis has been agreed by public service chiefs.


Covid plans drawn up as tourists set to flock back to Suffolk hotspots

02 July 2021
Covid plans drawn up as tourists set to flock back to Suffolk hotspots

Covid plans drawn up as tourists set to flock back to Suffolk hotspots

02 July 2021

Public health bosses are expecting tourists to flock back to Suffolk and have drawn up Covid management plans.


Suffolk Covid contact trace teams notch near 100% success

01 July 2021
Suffolk Covid contact trace teams notch near 100% success

Suffolk Covid contact trace teams notch near 100% success

01 July 2021

Local authorities from across the UK will be using Suffolk's expertise to drove down coronavirus totals.


Blueprint for parking to be drawn up for drivers in Babergh and Mid Suffolk

01 July 2021
Blueprint for parking to be drawn up for drivers in Babergh and Mid Suffolk

Blueprint for parking to be drawn up for drivers in Babergh and Mid Suffolk

01 July 2021

Work has started on a plan for parking in two Suffolk districts over the next five-to-ten years.


Restaurant chain wins approval to move in to landmark Suffolk building

01 July 2021
Restaurant chain wins approval to move in to landmark Suffolk building

Restaurant chain wins approval to move in to landmark Suffolk building

01 July 2021

Final fit-out work for The Botanist to occupy an historic Suffolk landmark can begin, say planners.


Suffolk museum all set for multi-million pound revamp

01 July 2021
Suffolk museum all set for multi-million pound revamp

Suffolk museum all set for multi-million pound revamp

01 July 2021

Planning permission has been agreed which paves the way for the second stage Heritage Lottery Fund bid.


Decision delayed on plans for 70 new homes over road safety fears

30 June 2021
Decision delayed on plans for 70 new homes over road safety fears

Decision delayed on plans for 70 new homes over road safety fears

30 June 2021

A decision on 70 new homes planned for a village has been delayed, amid fears over road safety.


Up-and-coming band added to town's festival line-up

29 June 2021
Up-and-coming band added to town's festival line-up

Up-and-coming band added to town's festival line-up

29 June 2021

Working Men’s Club headline the latest group of acts to have joined the line-up for a two-day festival coming to Suffolk this autumn.


Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer visits independent businesses in town

24 June 2021
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer visits independent businesses in town

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer visits independent businesses in town

24 June 2021

Labour party leader Sir Keir Starmer has been out and about chatting to businesses in a Suffolk town, discussing how the town emerges from Covid-19.


Museums to be 'decolonised' over next six years in bid to address 'problematic' displays

23 June 2021
Museums to be 'decolonised' over next six years in bid to address 'problematic' displays

Museums to be 'decolonised' over next six years in bid to address 'problematic' displays

23 June 2021

A plan to ‘decolonise’ collections at a museum over the next six years has been agreed, which chiefs say will help address 'problematic' displays.


£132m public services hub and leisure centre wins backing

23 June 2021
£132m public services hub and leisure centre wins backing

£132m public services hub and leisure centre wins backing

23 June 2021

Plans for a new public services hub and leisure centre in a Suffolk town will go ahead in phases.


Suffolk SEND review details announced

18 June 2021
Suffolk SEND review details announced

Suffolk SEND review details announced

18 June 2021

A review of elements within Suffolk’s special educational needs and disabilities service is to be carried out from next week, it has been announced.


Recycling contaminated with food waste and used nappies costs district £52,000

18 June 2021
Recycling contaminated with food waste and used nappies costs district £52,000

Recycling contaminated with food waste and used nappies costs district £52,000

18 June 2021

Contaminated recycling waste from just two rounds in a Suffolk town has resulted in more than £50,000 in lost cash, shock new figures have revealed


Revised Hackney carriage cab fares set to go to consultation after previous scheme scrapped

17 June 2021
Revised Hackney carriage cab fares set to go to consultation after previous scheme scrapped

Revised Hackney carriage cab fares set to go to consultation after previous scheme scrapped

17 June 2021

The tariffs proposed previously had to be scrapped just days before coming into effect, because it was found that they breached discrimination laws.


Council's planned review of SEND services 'completely misses key issue', parents say

17 June 2021
Council's planned review of SEND services 'completely misses key issue', parents say

Council's planned review of SEND services 'completely misses key issue', parents say

17 June 2021

Parent campaigners for special educational needs services in Suffolk say a review of how parents are kept informed does not go far enough.