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Councils agree response to power lines proposals

14 March 2022
Councils agree response to power lines proposals

Councils agree response to power lines proposals

14 March 2022

More underground cabling should be considered for power lines planned across south Suffolk, councillors have said.


Booster jabs to begin for most vulnerable ahead of wider rollout

11 March 2022
Booster jabs to begin for most vulnerable ahead of wider rollout

Booster jabs to begin for most vulnerable ahead of wider rollout

11 March 2022

Second Covid-19 booster jabs will start to be offered this spring, with the expectation of a wider rollout of top-up jabs in the autumn.


This is how many people in Suffolk are in hospital with Covid-19

11 March 2022
This is how many people in Suffolk are in hospital with Covid-19

This is how many people in Suffolk are in hospital with Covid-19

11 March 2022

Suffolk’s public health director has urged people to isolate if they test positive with Covid-19 despite legal requirements for that ending.


Vacant church set to become music venue to host pop-up events ahead of revamp

09 March 2022
Vacant church set to become music venue to host pop-up events ahead of revamp

Vacant church set to become music venue to host pop-up events ahead of revamp

09 March 2022

The team behind a new music venue planned for a vacant church have confirmed it will be used as a pop-up venue until the summer before renovations.


Councillor highlights nearly 800 active street light faults in town

09 March 2022
Councillor highlights nearly 800 active street light faults in town

Councillor highlights nearly 800 active street light faults in town

09 March 2022

A councillor has raised concerns over a Suffolk town's street lights after highlighting a series of taped-up pillars following crashes.


Beach hut owners face uncertain future

09 March 2022
Beach hut owners face uncertain future

Beach hut owners face uncertain future

09 March 2022

"All 44 hut owners have already received notice of termination for their existing sites.”


Plans for 44 homes in Suffolk village deferred for second time

09 March 2022
Plans for 44 homes in Suffolk village deferred for second time

Plans for 44 homes in Suffolk village deferred for second time

09 March 2022

Plans for 44 new homes in a Suffolk village have been deferred for a second time in order for additional advice to be sought on the risk of refusal.


Council launches five-year action plan to get adults exercising

09 March 2022
Council launches five-year action plan to get adults exercising

Council launches five-year action plan to get adults exercising

09 March 2022

A five-year action plan has been formed to get adults in a Suffolk town exercising.


£4million in council pension fund investments wiped due to Russian invasion

08 March 2022
£4million in council pension fund investments wiped due to Russian invasion

£4million in council pension fund investments wiped due to Russian invasion

08 March 2022

Suffolk authority confirms around £4million in pension investments linked to Russia have been written off.


Beach hut licences under threat after agreement granted for only some to be relocated

07 March 2022
Beach hut licences under threat after agreement granted for only some to be relocated

Beach hut licences under threat after agreement granted for only some to be relocated

07 March 2022

Licences for some Suffolk beach huts temporarily located on the promenade are under threat after agreement was granted for only some to be relocated.


Final approval granted for 366 homes in Suffolk town

07 March 2022
Final approval granted for 366 homes in Suffolk town

Final approval granted for 366 homes in Suffolk town

07 March 2022

Final approval has been granted for 366 homes in a Suffolk town despite some outstanding concerns around play and open spaces.


Village celebrates TV series as writer reveals hopes for sequel's filming to return to Suffolk

05 March 2022
Village celebrates TV series as writer reveals hopes for sequel's filming to return to Suffolk

Village celebrates TV series as writer reveals hopes for sequel's filming to return to Suffolk

05 March 2022

Villagers came together with author Anthony Horowitz on Friday night to see their village on the small screen in the new Magpie Murders TV series.


County council negotiations for devolved powers begins

04 March 2022
County council negotiations for devolved powers begins

County council negotiations for devolved powers begins

04 March 2022

“It’s really good we have been selected in the first wave of county deal and good we have now got some clarity from government."


Council recommends additional support for armed forces veterans

04 March 2022
Council recommends additional support for armed forces veterans

Council recommends additional support for armed forces veterans

04 March 2022

Additional support for veterans and serving armed forces personnel has been recommended by a task group.


Arrangements needed for 80,000 Suffolk homes to receive council tax rebate

03 March 2022
Arrangements needed for 80,000 Suffolk homes to receive council tax rebate

Arrangements needed for 80,000 Suffolk homes to receive council tax rebate

03 March 2022

Arrangements must be made for tens of thousands of Suffolk homes to get their council tax rebate from April because they do not pay by direct debit.


Plans to turn church into music venue secure £300,000 grant

02 March 2022
Plans to turn church into music venue secure £300,000 grant

Plans to turn church into music venue secure £300,000 grant

02 March 2022

Plans to turn an empty church into a vibrant new music venue have secured £300,000 of local grant funding to carry out the necessary upgrades.


Work on £50m housing schemes due to start later this year

02 March 2022
Work on £50m housing schemes due to start later this year

Work on £50m housing schemes due to start later this year

02 March 2022

Work on three housing schemes totalling more than 270 homes and in excess of £50million is due to begin later this year, a borough council says.


Suffolk County Council reserving judgement on power lines through beauty spots

01 March 2022
Suffolk County Council reserving judgement on power lines through beauty spots

Suffolk County Council reserving judgement on power lines through beauty spots

01 March 2022

The county council says it is reserving judgement on power line plans through Suffolk beauty spots until it has more details.


County council to cease contract with major Russian-owned energy supplier

01 March 2022
County council to cease contract with major Russian-owned energy supplier

County council to cease contract with major Russian-owned energy supplier

01 March 2022

Suffolk County Council is ceasing its contract with a Russian-owned energy supplier following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, it has been confirmed.


Plans for huge solar farm 'deeply unsatisfactory and unsuitable' says council

01 March 2022
Plans for huge solar farm 'deeply unsatisfactory and unsuitable' says council

Plans for huge solar farm 'deeply unsatisfactory and unsuitable' says council

01 March 2022

Councillors have delivered a damning assessment of giant solar farm plans which will 'permanently change a unique part of Suffolk'.