Communities in Suffolk are being urged to be the “eyes and ears” for children in danger, as children’s services bosses report a 50% drop in referrals.
The Liberal Democrat, Green and Independent group at Suffolk County Council has adopted a new leader.
Mental health experts in Suffolk have produced a support pack for schools to help anxious pupils through their return from coronavirus lockdown.
The value of pension fund investments by Suffolk County Council plummeted by £327million as a result of coronavirus, latest figures show.
The leaders of Suffolk council are being urged to create a climate emergency role at cabinet level so the issue can be addressed with greater “energy and conviction”.
Fewer pupils and schools returned in Suffolk today than anticipated, according to education chiefs, as parents proved to be cautious about sending their children back.
Testing of all care home staff and residents in Suffolk if one person gets coronavirus has been in place for more than two weeks, according to council care bosses.
Businesses in Suffolk preparing to reopen in the next few weeks following the coronavirus lockdown are being urged to press ahead with safety measures for their stores.
A handful of Suffolk primary schools are not expected to reopen their doors on June 1, it has been confirmed.
A decision on the revamp of children’s centre services in Suffolk should not be made while the coronavirus crisis continues, a trade union has warned.
A new push to get Suffolk cycling in the wake of the coronavirus lockdown could solve town centre congestion in Suffolk while encouraging social distancing, it has been claimed.
A greater reliance on video and messaging apps during the coronavirus lockdown has helped children’s social care teams communicate better with vulnerable youngsters, say care chiefs.
Changes to road and pavement layouts are on the cards in Suffolk to help ensure social distancing as lockdown eases.
Dozens of questions are being asked by schools in Suffolk as they prepare to open schools from June 1 in a bid to ensure safety.
Dedicated home-schooling activities have been produced to help children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Suffolk during the coronavirus lockdown.
A Suffolk council has admitted that people could be receiving council-funded care worth tens of thousands of pounds which they are not eligible for because of their immigration status.
A probe into the first elections at England’s largest district council last year has found there was no systemic issue with postal votes, but did acknowledge there were delays at the count.
A monthly package of more than £3million is keeping Suffolk care providers afloat during the coronavirus pandemic, it has emerged.
Government provision of personal protective equipment (PPE) was unlikely to have been enough to meet demand in Suffolk, it has been revealed.
Special educational needs bosses in Suffolk have turned around the ailing performance in processing care plan assessments, and are now above the national average it has emerged.
People off work under the furlough scheme in Suffolk may be keeping busy by caring for older relatives, it is believed.
Care bosses in Suffolk have said their priority remains supporting providers in Suffolk though the coronavirus crisis, as some authorities plan public inquiries.
Suffolk education leaders are set to lobby the Government on reimbursing schools which have had to fork out for free school meals, following failings in the national programme.
Hundreds of people across Suffolk may have cancer symptoms they are not getting checked out it has emerged, as referral rates plummet to just 20% normal levels during the coronavirus lockdown.
More than 3,000 people have booked appointments at Suffolk’s recycling centres from Thursday within just two hours of the system going live.
Teachers will be reviewing the progress their pupils have made while learning at home during lockdown as they prepare for a gradual reopening of schools.
School transport providers in Suffolk will be required to provide flexibility once pupils start returning to the classroom, according to education bosses.
Suffolk’s recycling centres and rubbish tips will re-open from Thursday this week – but only for those who have booked an appointment first.
The Prime Minister has outlined a possible phased return of schools from June 1, as part of a planned second wave of easing lockdown measures from Covid-19.
Steps are in place for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) to be admitted to new schools in Suffolk as planned this September - despite construction delays caused by the Covid-19 crisis.