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County council chiefs have called on EDF Energy to listen to communities and “do something about Suffolk’s very reasonable concerns” over Sizewell C.

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Elfrede Brambley-Crawshaw

East Suffolk Council will maintain a “neutral” stance on the proposed Sizewell C development, after its Cabinet on Monday night approved its response to be submitted to the Planning Inspectorate this week.

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East Suffolk Council

A by-election in Lakenheath is the latest in a string of planned polls set to take place in May 2021.

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Suffolk County Council
Monday, September 14, 2020

Suffolk councils could be forced to approve twice as many homes per year under new government proposals – a move that some claim could “permanently destroy” the character of many communities.

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David Ritchie
Wednesday, September 2, 2020

A commitment of £140,000 has been made for the return of the First Light Festival to Lowestoft next year, after coronavirus forced this year’s event to be cancelled.

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East Suffolk Council
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

A blueprint for investment in Lowestoft over the next 10 years is to be submitted to the government next month in a bid to secure up to £25million of cash for key projects.

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East Suffolk Council
Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Lowestoft’s Lake Lothing Third Crossing is to be called the Gull Wing, it has been announced – with councillors giving their final approval.

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Peter Aldous
Wednesday, August 19, 2020

The commitment to pursuing plans for a third crossing over Lake Lothing is a sign that the town is “open for business”, say council chiefs.

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Matthew Hicks
Monday, August 17, 2020

Costs to build a third crossing over Lake Lothing in Lowestoft have ballooned by more than £34million, latest data has showed.

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Matthew Hicks
Friday, August 14, 2020

They may be used to the sunny climes of continental Europe, but an exotic spider species has been making East Suffolk its home this summer thanks to wild grasses being allowed to grow.

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East Suffolk Council
Friday, August 14, 2020

Six electric vehicles have been bought by East Suffolk Council for its fleet as part of measures to reduce its carbon impact.

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East Suffolk Council
Friday, August 14, 2020

Take-up in compost bins across Suffolk soared by 300% during the coronavirus lockdown, according to latest figures.

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East Suffolk Council
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Appropriate social media use for councillors could become enshrined in the code of conduct they must follow, after a couple of high profile incidents in Suffolk over the past few months.

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East Suffolk Council
Monday, July 27, 2020

A taskforce is to be formed to investigate ways of kickstarting the economy in part of Suffolk following the coronavirus lockdown, including means of upping demand for local firms.

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Lowestoft College
Friday, July 24, 2020

CCTV systems in Lowestoft will be upgraded to high-resolution cameras, it has been revealed.

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East Suffolk Council
Thursday, July 23, 2020

An ambitious blueprint to reinvigorate Lowestoft town centre has been unveiled featuring ambitions for up-market hotels, new green spaces and vibrant waterfront nightlife.

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East Suffolk Council
Friday, July 17, 2020

Suffolk councils have received nearly £6million in emergency cash from central government to tackle the coronavirus pandemic in the latest settlement – but council bosses have warned more is needed to see them through the crisis.

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Gordon Jones
Friday, July 17, 2020

East Suffolk Council has forecast a £4.5million hit on its finances this year as a result of coronavirus, but bosses say that it is in a stronger position than most authorities.

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East Suffolk Council
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

A revamp of Lowestoft’s iconic East Point Pavilion has secured the lion’s share of a £750,000 pot awarded to East Suffolk from the government.

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East Suffolk Council
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

High streets in 12 Suffolk towns are to get a major boost after hundreds of thousands of pounds were approved for a project to provide free Wi-Fi and footfall tracking.

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East Suffolk Council
Thursday, July 2, 2020

Seven of the 10 biggest nations Suffolk and Norfolk firms export to are EU nations, data has revealed.

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New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership
Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Thirty-five towns and villages across East Suffolk have begun work on extra measures to protect their areas from speculative developments.

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David Ritchie
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Thousands more homes for older people will be provided in east Suffolk in the next two decades after community leaders were told they needed to take more action to help the fastest growing sector of the population.

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East Suffolk Council
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

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.

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East Suffolk Council
Thursday, May 7, 2020

Plans to provide environmentally-friendlier homes have been outlined by a Suffolk council, as part of measures to address the climate emergency.

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East Suffolk Council
Thursday, April 30, 2020

A fresh injection of government cash to help local authorities tackle the coronavirus crisis has eased the pressure but council leaders are warning that more support will be needed further down the line.

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Gordon Jones
Thursday, April 23, 2020

Councils across Suffolk have issued a plea to the Government for more cash to tackle the coronavirus crisis, as the public purse has taken a multi-million pound hit in Suffolk in just one month.

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Gordon Jones
Wednesday, April 22, 2020

More than £100million in crucial business grants have been handed out to businesses in Suffolk – but thousands are yet to claim, new data shows.

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New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership
Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Plans to relaunch a support programme for isolated people in East Suffolk are in development, after loneliness was identified as the district’s biggest problem.

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East Suffolk Council
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

A new Co-op Travel store could be about to fill an empty betting shop in Beccles town centre after proposals were approved by planners.

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East Suffolk Council

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