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Pub owners call on government to lift takeaway alcohol ban during lockdown

Pub owners call on government to lift takeaway alcohol ban during lockdown

Pub owners call on government to lift takeaway alcohol ban during lockdown

03 November 2020

Pub owners are calling on the government to lift a ban on selling takeaway alcohol during lockdown.


What is 'beautiful' should not be defined by national Government policy, say councillors

What is 'beautiful' should not be defined by national Government policy, say councillors

What is 'beautiful' should not be defined by national Government policy, say councillors

03 November 2020

A Government consultation into changes to national planning policy has raised "serious concerns".


Hundreds more children are being home-schooled in Suffolk since the start of term

Hundreds more children are being home-schooled in Suffolk since the start of term

Hundreds more children are being home-schooled in Suffolk since the start of term

03 November 2020

Hundreds more youngsters are being educated at home in Suffolk since the start of the school term, according to new figures.


Pop-up cycle lanes to face full public scrutiny before going ahead

Pop-up cycle lanes to face full public scrutiny before going ahead

Pop-up cycle lanes to face full public scrutiny before going ahead

03 November 2020

Residents and business will now be 'fully' consulted before any future cycle lanes get underway


Sponsor trusts and opening dates announced for two new SEND schools in Suffolk

Sponsor trusts and opening dates announced for two new SEND schools in Suffolk

Sponsor trusts and opening dates announced for two new SEND schools in Suffolk

30 October 2020

Sponsor trusts have been announced for two new special schools being built in Suffolk under £45million plans to create hundreds of new places.


Ed Balls visits diner to film for BBC show

Ed Balls visits diner to film for BBC show

Ed Balls visits diner to film for BBC show

28 October 2020

Former Government Minister and Strictly Come Dancing contestant Ed Balls was in a Suffolk town last weekend to film for a BBC One show.


Town centre pub offers free school takeout meals for children over half term

Town centre pub offers free school takeout meals for children over half term

Town centre pub offers free school takeout meals for children over half term

27 October 2020

A pub is offering free school takeout meals for children at risk of going hungry over the half term.


'Me and mummy support Marcus Rashford - not Boris' - Boy, 8, launches food appeal to help children in need

'Me and mummy support Marcus Rashford - not Boris' - Boy, 8, launches food appeal to help children in need

'Me and mummy support Marcus Rashford - not Boris' - Boy, 8, launches food appeal to help children in need

26 October 2020

An eight-year-old boy inspired by football player Marcus Rashford's school meals campaign is collecting food to support children in need.


'I understand the concerns of constituents' - MPs Jo Churchill and Matt Hancock respond to free school meals row

'I understand the concerns of constituents' - MPs Jo Churchill and Matt Hancock respond to free school meals row

'I understand the concerns of constituents' - MPs Jo Churchill and Matt Hancock respond to free school meals row

26 October 2020

MPs Matt Hancock and Jo Churchill have defended the government over its refusal to extend free school meals for children over the holidays.


Councillor produces holiday lunch kits for children in need across three estates

Councillor produces holiday lunch kits for children in need across three estates

Councillor produces holiday lunch kits for children in need across three estates

25 October 2020

A councillor has produced holiday lunch kits for children across three estates in a Suffolk town.


Suffolk restaurants step in to provide free meals to children after 'disgusting' government decision

Suffolk restaurants step in to provide free meals to children after 'disgusting' government decision

Suffolk restaurants step in to provide free meals to children after 'disgusting' government decision

24 October 2020

Cafés and restaurants across Suffolk have come together to ensure no child goes hungry this half term.


None of Suffolk's MPs back free school meals bid

None of Suffolk's MPs back free school meals bid

None of Suffolk's MPs back free school meals bid

22 October 2020

A bid to extend free school meals for the country's poorest pupils over the holidays was not back by any of Suffolk's MPs.


New hospital location narrowed to a handful of potential sites

New hospital location narrowed to a handful of potential sites

New hospital location narrowed to a handful of potential sites

20 October 2020

The location for the rebuild of West Suffolk Hospital has been narrowed down to a handful of potential sites – with a decision to be made next month.


Long-standing county councillor’s anger after deselection

Long-standing county councillor’s anger after deselection

Long-standing county councillor’s anger after deselection

16 October 2020

A Conservative Suffolk county councillor has spoken out after finding out she has been deselected for next year’s elections.


Protests to be held in Suffolk against Government's 'mishandling' of coronavirus crisis

Protests to be held in Suffolk against Government's 'mishandling' of coronavirus crisis

Protests to be held in Suffolk against Government's 'mishandling' of coronavirus crisis

16 October 2020

Protesters are set to gather in two Suffolk towns as part of a national day of action against the Government's handling of the coronavirus crisis.


From steel beams to blocks 'like LEGO bricks': Engineers outline work to protect historic post office front in redevelopment

From steel beams to blocks 'like LEGO bricks': Engineers outline work to protect historic post office front in redevelopment

From steel beams to blocks 'like LEGO bricks': Engineers outline work to protect historic post office front in redevelopment

16 October 2020

Engineers have outlined the 'complicated design process' to protect the historic front of a former post office during a major redevelopment.


'You don’t choose the cards you’re dealt' - Matt Hancock on being Health Secretary in a pandemic

'You don’t choose the cards you’re dealt' - Matt Hancock on being Health Secretary in a pandemic

'You don’t choose the cards you’re dealt' - Matt Hancock on being Health Secretary in a pandemic

16 October 2020

Health Secretary Matt Hancock, who is West Suffolk's MP, spoke to Suffolk News about how he has handled the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic.


One in three children living in poverty shock new statistics reveal

One in three children living in poverty shock new statistics reveal

One in three children living in poverty shock new statistics reveal

15 October 2020

More than one in three children in a Suffolk town are living in poverty shock new statistics have revealed.


Government planning reforms cause further concern

Government planning reforms cause further concern

Government planning reforms cause further concern

11 October 2020

Three councils have now raised 'serious concerns' about radical plans to overhaul the planning system


New SEND school on town's estate could open in 2022

New SEND school on town's estate could open in 2022

New SEND school on town's estate could open in 2022

09 October 2020

Plans to build a new special educational needs school in a Suffolk town have been submitted – with hopes it will be open in September 2022.


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