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'Now is the moment to take decisive action' as £10,000 fine introduced for restriction rule breakers

'Now is the moment to take decisive action' as £10,000 fine introduced for restriction rule breakers

'Now is the moment to take decisive action' as £10,000 fine introduced for restriction rule breakers

28 September 2020

A government minister says we are at a 'serious moment in time' in the fight against Covid-19 as £10,000 fines are introduced for rule-breakers.


Councillors remain resolute on cycle scheme

Councillors remain resolute on cycle scheme

Councillors remain resolute on cycle scheme

26 September 2020

Councillors have remained resolute over plans to have new cycle lanes put in across a town, despite a backlash from residents in one part.


County councillor calls for transparency over government plans to build new lorry park in Suffolk

County councillor calls for transparency over government plans to build new lorry park in Suffolk

County councillor calls for transparency over government plans to build new lorry park in Suffolk

26 September 2020

A senior county councillor has called for more transparency over plans which could see the government build a huge new lorry park in Suffolk.


'We're in a terrible situation': Residents frustrated as parking ticket issues persist in town centre

'We're in a terrible situation': Residents frustrated as parking ticket issues persist in town centre

'We're in a terrible situation': Residents frustrated as parking ticket issues persist in town centre

26 September 2020

Residents who live in and around a town centre are frustrated by the number of parking tickets being issued.


Conservatives retain power in council

Conservatives retain power in council

Conservatives retain power in council

25 September 2020

Conservatives and Independents at a deadlocked Suffolk authority have narrowly held on to power for another year thanks to a casting vote.


Ornaments missing from historic building set to be restored after 70 years

Ornaments missing from historic building set to be restored after 70 years

Ornaments missing from historic building set to be restored after 70 years

24 September 2020

Decorative ornaments missing atop one of a Suffolk town's key historic buildings will be restored after more than 70 years.


11,000 homes to be built in coastal area over next 16 years

11,000 homes to be built in coastal area over next 16 years

11,000 homes to be built in coastal area over next 16 years

24 September 2020

A blueprint to develop more than 11,000 homes across the coastal region over the next 16 years has been adopted after four years of work.


Government will pay towards wages for 'viable' jobs

Government will pay towards wages for 'viable' jobs

Government will pay towards wages for 'viable' jobs

24 September 2020

The government unveiled a new support scheme which keeps employees in work on shorter hours instead of making them redundant.


Clampdown on street drinkers, dog-foulers and car racing extended for three years

Clampdown on street drinkers, dog-foulers and car racing extended for three years

Clampdown on street drinkers, dog-foulers and car racing extended for three years

23 September 2020

Public orders to clampdown on street drinking, dog-fouling and racing cars in West Suffolk have been extended for a further three years.


Have your say on changes to electoral map in Suffolk ahead of next local elections

Have your say on changes to electoral map in Suffolk ahead of next local elections

Have your say on changes to electoral map in Suffolk ahead of next local elections

23 September 2020

Under the proposals, there would be a total of 70 county councillors in Suffolk in the future – five fewer than there is now.

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Passing of 210 homes defied hard-won plan

Passing of 210 homes defied hard-won plan

Passing of 210 homes defied hard-won plan

23 September 2020

Council leaders have been criticised for ‘brushing aside’ planning guidelines to pass a 210-home development in a village.


County council reveals financial implications of coronavirus

County council reveals financial implications of coronavirus

County council reveals financial implications of coronavirus

21 September 2020

A Suffolk authority has revealed the financial implications of coronavirus this year.


Five councillors could lose roles under proposed reform

Five councillors could lose roles under proposed reform

Five councillors could lose roles under proposed reform

19 September 2020

Five councillors could be out of a job under a proposal to change political boundaries in Suffolk.


Thousands of new homes proposed by developers

Thousands of new homes proposed by developers

Thousands of new homes proposed by developers

17 September 2020

Find out what is suggested for your community with our interactive map as new towns and major developments are put forward.


Councillors tackle town parking issues

Councillors tackle town parking issues

Councillors tackle town parking issues

16 September 2020

Councillors have launched a questionnaire aimed at tackling car parking issues in the centre of a town after dozens of complaints from residents.


'Shaped by the people and for the people': Construction of new community centre and houses on estate to start

'Shaped by the people and for the people': Construction of new community centre and houses on estate to start

'Shaped by the people and for the people': Construction of new community centre and houses on estate to start

14 September 2020

The construction of a new community centre and 79 homes on an estate is set to begin in the next two months.


Residents and councillor frustrated with overgrown weeds, trees, bushes and loose paving slabs

Residents and councillor frustrated with overgrown weeds, trees, bushes and loose paving slabs

Residents and councillor frustrated with overgrown weeds, trees, bushes and loose paving slabs

13 September 2020

Residents and a councillor have spoken out over their frustration with the issue of overgrown weeds, trees, bushes and loose paving slabs in a town.


Housebuilding could double across Suffolk

Housebuilding could double across Suffolk

Housebuilding could double across Suffolk

12 September 2020

Suffolk councils could be forced to approve twice as many homes per year under new government proposals.


Revamp of children's centres to go ahead as challenge dismissed

Revamp of children's centres to go ahead as challenge dismissed

Revamp of children's centres to go ahead as challenge dismissed

11 September 2020

Plans to revamp Suffolk children’s centre provision will go ahead, after a challenge by opposition parties was dismissed


'Rule of 6' to come in from Monday

'Rule of 6' to come in from Monday

'Rule of 6' to come in from Monday

09 September 2020

Boris Johnson has formally announced that from Monday it will be illegal to gather in groups of more than six.


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