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People in Suffolk can have their say on plans for a ‘healing’ woodland space in memory of those who died from Covid-19, with a new survey having been launched.

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Suffolk County Council

More than £8.2million of taxpayer money has been saved from being lost in Right to Buy and tenancy fraud in two Suffolk districts last year.

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East Suffolk Council
Saturday, October 24, 2020

Staying in Tier 1 is Suffolk’s best chance at economic recovery from Covid-19, Suffolk leaders have said.

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Tim Passmore
Friday, October 23, 2020

Government plans to bypass the planning system in order to set up lorry parks for queued up port traffic post-Brexit have been dubbed “a disgrace” amid fears locals will not get a voice.

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Suffolk County Council
Friday, October 23, 2020

Calls for a blanket 20mph speed limit for Suffolk’s residential roads have been rejected amid opinions that it could not be enforced.

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Suffolk County Council
Thursday, October 22, 2020

More than 1,200 school pupils and 160 teachers in Suffolk have had to self-isolate because of potential coronavirus risks, new data has revealed.

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Mary Evans
Thursday, October 22, 2020

A rise in cab fares for part of East Suffolk has been agreed for the first time in eight years.

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East Suffolk Council
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Applications for spare seats on school buses in Suffolk open on Friday, after having to be frozen because of coronavirus.

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Mary Evans
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Covid-19 test centres in Suffolk have been given a boost after public health chiefs confirmed extra capacity had been made to test people locally.

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Suffolk County Council
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Hundreds of laptops have been dished out to children in Suffolk to help them while learning at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mary Evans
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Cases of gonorrhoea, syphilis and chlamydia have significantly risen in Suffolk, but health bosses have said that the county remains much lower than other areas.

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Suffolk County Council
Saturday, October 17, 2020

Plans to turn a Lowestoft seaside hotel empty for more than a decade into flats and a cafe have been deferred because of concerns over parking, bins and the size of the homes.

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Peter Byatt
Thursday, October 15, 2020

People in the 50-64 age group in Suffolk should find out from next month if they are eligible for a flu vaccine this year, as health organisations do not yet know how many vaccines will be available.

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Suffolk County Council
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Anticipated demand for hospital beds this winter has been stress-tested amid a second wave of Covid-19, health chief have said.

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Suffolk County Council
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Calls have been made for residential streets in Suffolk’s towns and villages to have a 20mph speed limit across the board, as a means of improving air quality.

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Suffolk County Council
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Planning permission for a six figure revamp of one of Lowestoft’s most prominent seafront landmarks has been unanimously approved.

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Peter Byatt
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Owners of a struggling care home in Beccles say it will continue as a care home despite securing planning permission to redevelop it for flats.

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Care Quality Commission
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Extra cash for Suffolk’s police force funded from the council tax rise this year is being spent on frontline rural policing, serious crime disruption and support for domestic abuse victims among its key priorities.

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Tim Passmore
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

A six-figure sum has been given to Suffolk police to help enforce coronavirus rules, it has been confirmed – but nobody in the county has yet been issued a top-level £10,000 fine for Covid-19 breaches.

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Tim Passmore
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner has outlined where the additional 54 police officers announced last autumn are being deployed – with a large proportion carrying out activities in the west of the county.

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Tim Passmore
Friday, October 9, 2020

Backlogs in cases coming to Suffolk’s courts are “deeply worrying” according to the police and crime commissioner – with some victims and witnesses having to travel as far as Chelmsford to give evidence.

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Tim Passmore
Thursday, October 8, 2020

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

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Peter Byatt
Monday, October 5, 2020

Proposed school admission rules in Suffolk for 2022/23 have been published, with measures to help prevent twins being sent to different schools among the proposals.

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Mary Evans
Thursday, October 1, 2020

Confidence is starting to return to the voluntary and charitable sector in Suffolk, an industry leader has said – but more than a third of organisations are still under threat of closure in the next 12 months unless circumstances change.

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Suffolk County Council
Thursday, October 1, 2020

Suffolk is facing around 20,000 more people being made redundant as a result of Covid-19, an authority has warned – with increased demand expected on vital support services.

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Suffolk County Council
Thursday, October 1, 2020

A six-figure sum has been announced to designate more roads in Suffolk as quiet lanes – roads where motorists must use additional caution.

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Suffolk County Council
Friday, September 25, 2020

More than £1.1million is being committed to a fresh three-year campaign in tackling county lines drug operations – with specialist hubs set for Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds.

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Suffolk Constabulary
Friday, September 25, 2020

A government-funded scheme supporting families in need during the coronavirus crisis will continue for a further 12 months in Suffolk thanks to fresh investment by Suffolk leaders.

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Covid-19
Friday, September 25, 2020

The Green, Liberal Democrat and Independent group at East Suffolk Council has changed leader for the year ahead.

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East Suffolk Council

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