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Roadworks on major route set to finish later this year

04 April 2022
Roadworks on major route set to finish later this year

Roadworks on major route set to finish later this year

04 April 2022

Roadworks on the A137 near the A14 are set to finish in August or September this year, it has been confirmed.


£77m bid to upgrade bus services in Suffolk rejected

04 April 2022
£77m bid to upgrade bus services in Suffolk rejected

£77m bid to upgrade bus services in Suffolk rejected

04 April 2022

Suffolk's bid for more than £77 million to upgrade bus services across the county has been rejected by the Government.

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Suffolk data predicts surge of new Long Covid diagnoses

01 April 2022
Suffolk data predicts surge of new Long Covid diagnoses

Suffolk data predicts surge of new Long Covid diagnoses

01 April 2022

A surge of more than 17,000 new Long Covid diagnoses over 10 weeks is forecast for Suffolk, according to new modelling data.


Plan to help unpaid carers in Suffolk 'utterly essential' says councillor

01 April 2022
Plan to help unpaid carers in Suffolk 'utterly essential' says councillor

Plan to help unpaid carers in Suffolk 'utterly essential' says councillor

01 April 2022

A plan to help support the tens of thousands of unpaid carers in Suffolk is 'utterly essential', a councillor and carer has said.


Suffolk councils announce expansion of scheme for GPs to prescribe tailored gym sessions

01 April 2022
Suffolk councils announce expansion of scheme for GPs to prescribe tailored gym sessions

Suffolk councils announce expansion of scheme for GPs to prescribe tailored gym sessions

01 April 2022

A GP referral scheme where patients for conditions like obesity and hypertension are prescribed a tailored gym programme is being extended.


Councils set to agree cycling and walking plan as wishlist of 200 schemes outlined

31 March 2022
Councils set to agree cycling and walking plan as wishlist of 200 schemes outlined

Councils set to agree cycling and walking plan as wishlist of 200 schemes outlined

31 March 2022

A wishlist of nearly 200 schemes to improve walking and cycling in two Suffolk districts have been outlined in a new plan to upgrade infrastructure.


Campaigners battling to save beach huts secure council debate

29 March 2022
Campaigners battling to save beach huts secure council debate

Campaigners battling to save beach huts secure council debate

29 March 2022

An online petition to save promenade beach huts has attracted more than 2,850 signatures and led to a full council debate.


Suffolk County Council cabinet gives backing to Freeport East

29 March 2022
Suffolk County Council cabinet gives backing to Freeport East

Suffolk County Council cabinet gives backing to Freeport East

29 March 2022

Backing has been given for the final business case for Freeport East to be submitted and a new company to manage the enterprise to be formed.


Online shopping scheme collapses months after launch

29 March 2022
Online shopping scheme collapses months after launch

Online shopping scheme collapses months after launch

29 March 2022

An online shopping scheme has ceased just months after launching after the online provider said it had exhausted all funding avenues to keep going.


Adults with disabilities to showcase their DJing skills in first gig

28 March 2022
Adults with disabilities to showcase their DJing skills in first gig

Adults with disabilities to showcase their DJing skills in first gig

28 March 2022

The first creative DJing programme for those with disabilities or learning difficulties culminates with a gig-night this week.


Council resolves to keep current leader and cabinet decision making system

23 March 2022
Council resolves to keep current leader and cabinet decision making system

Council resolves to keep current leader and cabinet decision making system

23 March 2022

A district council has voted to keep its leader and cabinet members system of decision making in a debate over involvement of councillors.


New strategy to create awareness of Suffolk's unpaid carers set to be published

22 March 2022
New strategy to create awareness of Suffolk's unpaid carers set to be published

New strategy to create awareness of Suffolk's unpaid carers set to be published

22 March 2022

A new plan to support tens of thousands of unpaid carers in Suffolk is set to be published in September, adult care chiefs have said.


Council set to lend their support for new company to run Freeport East

22 March 2022
Council set to lend their support for new company to run Freeport East

Council set to lend their support for new company to run Freeport East

22 March 2022

County Council leaders are set to give their backing for a new company to be formed that will run the new Freeport East.


Recruitment crisis for frontline school staff could be on horizon, warns headteacher

22 March 2022
Recruitment crisis for frontline school staff could be on horizon, warns headteacher

Recruitment crisis for frontline school staff could be on horizon, warns headteacher

22 March 2022

A recruitment crisis for frontline school staff may be looming as the sector is unable to meet home working demands, an education meeting has heard.


These play areas will be town's first to be revamped in £3.5m upgrade scheme

21 March 2022
These play areas will be town's first to be revamped in £3.5m upgrade scheme

These play areas will be town's first to be revamped in £3.5m upgrade scheme

21 March 2022

The first play areas in a £3.5million programme of upgrades have been confirmed.


Councillor suggests using empty homes and holiday lets for Ukrainian refugees

16 March 2022
Councillor suggests using empty homes and holiday lets for Ukrainian refugees

Councillor suggests using empty homes and holiday lets for Ukrainian refugees

16 March 2022

Empty properties and holiday homes in Suffolk should be made available for Ukrainian refugees fleeing the Russian invasion, it has been suggested.


Public consultation launched to discuss plans for homes on former school site

16 March 2022
Public consultation launched to discuss plans for homes on former school site

Public consultation launched to discuss plans for homes on former school site

16 March 2022

A six-week public consultation is to be launched on plans to turn a former middle school site into a new 45 to 50 home development.


Sunnica solar farm plans 'monstrous and inadequate', say councillors

16 March 2022
Sunnica solar farm plans 'monstrous and inadequate', say councillors

Sunnica solar farm plans 'monstrous and inadequate', say councillors

16 March 2022

Councillors say solar farm plans on the Suffolk border are 'monstrous' and 'inadequate,' agreeing the authority’s response to object to the plans.


Violent behaviour increasingly becoming reason for exclusions in schools

15 March 2022
Violent behaviour increasingly becoming reason for exclusions in schools

Violent behaviour increasingly becoming reason for exclusions in schools

15 March 2022

Violent or aggressive behaviour is increasingly becoming the main reason for permanent exclusions in Suffolk schools according to education chiefs


Suffolk school leaders detail behavioural challenges caused by coronavirus

15 March 2022
Suffolk school leaders detail behavioural challenges caused by coronavirus

Suffolk school leaders detail behavioural challenges caused by coronavirus

15 March 2022

Stunted maturity, anxiety and eating disorders are among the behavioural challenges caused by the Covid disruption to education, school leaders said.