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Public orders to tackle street drinking scrapped in two areas

Public orders to tackle street drinking scrapped in two areas

Public orders to tackle street drinking scrapped in two areas

08 October 2020

Public orders to tackle street drinking in two areas have not been extended because there is no evidence police are using those powers.


Recycled electric vehicle batteries will help power town's new public service hub

Recycled electric vehicle batteries will help power town's new public service hub

Recycled electric vehicle batteries will help power town's new public service hub

08 October 2020

Recycled electric vehicle batteries will be used to help power a town’s new public service hub.


Authority agrees plans to protect shoreline up to 2105

Authority agrees plans to protect shoreline up to 2105

Authority agrees plans to protect shoreline up to 2105

07 October 2020

A long term plan to manage a Suffolk shoreline into the next century has been agreed.


Review of residents parking zones to begin in next five months after concerns over number of tickets issued

Review of residents parking zones to begin in next five months after concerns over number of tickets issued

Review of residents parking zones to begin in next five months after concerns over number of tickets issued

06 October 2020

A council is to begin a review of residents parking zones in the next five months after concerns about the number of parking tickets being issued.


Future of controversial metal trees addressed after they were spotted 'dumped and allowed to rot'

Future of controversial metal trees addressed after they were spotted 'dumped and allowed to rot'

Future of controversial metal trees addressed after they were spotted 'dumped and allowed to rot'

02 October 2020

A council has spoken about the future use of controversial metal trees which once stood in a town centre street.


Government planning proposals ‘could harm key towns, villages and communities’

Government planning proposals ‘could harm key towns, villages and communities’

Government planning proposals ‘could harm key towns, villages and communities’

02 October 2020

Proposed changes to the way in which housing is planned and delivered have been met with 'serious concern' by councillors.


Council commits to 100 per cent renewable energy electricity supply

Council commits to 100 per cent renewable energy electricity supply

Council commits to 100 per cent renewable energy electricity supply

29 September 2020

A council has signed a new contract to supply 100 per cent of the buildings it owns with electricity from renewable energy sources.


'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.


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