More than £10million of cutbacks remain in Suffolk County Council’s budget, it has emerged – with controversial plans to phase out Citizens Advice grants still set to go ahead.
Plans have been unveiled to pump up to £45.1million into creating hundreds of special educational needs places in Suffolk, in a bid to meet soaring demand.
Motorists are being warned “delays are likely” as roadworks continue in Lowestoft.
The community have been asked to give their opinion on changes to the Citizens Advice service in Suffolk after proposed cuts to the service.
Almost a year on from the announcement that the historic archives from Lowestoft Record Office were to be moved, historians, heritage authors and campaigners remain united in opposing the proposals.
More than a third of children and young people in Suffolk do less than half an hour of physical activity a day, according to government research.
Relief could soon be in sight for families, staff and motorists on the school run, as new parking improvements may resolve serious traffic problems.
A nursery has reopened its doors just months after being forced to close.
More than £130,000 in funding has been secured as part of an “innovative project” to boost the East Anglian fishing industry.
Families have been forced to spend thousands of pounds just to get the special support their child needs.
Finance chiefs at Suffolk County Council have warned they “don’t have a plan B” if its savings programmes do not generate tens of millions in savings over the next four years.
A consultation has been launched for people to have their say about funding for the Citizens Advice service in Suffolk.
Households in Suffolk could see council tax bills rise by 4.7% next year if the county’s local authorities and police do as the government suggests in its local government settlement.
The government authority responsible for overseeing projects of national importance has started its examination into a long-awaited third crossing in Lowestoft.
A Suffolk authority promoting campaigns to stop smoking has reduced its pension investments in tobacco firms – but says it still will not disinvest in cigarette firms entirely.
Additional maternity and paternity leave has been pledged for Suffolk County Council staff following the birth of a premature baby.
Feedback from a controversial consultation into the Lowestoft Record Office and “future delivery” of the service will come under scrutiny in the next few days.
Suffolk County Council has confirmed that it is making a u-turn on cutting all funding to Citizens’ Advice Bureaux – for the time being.
“Growing Learners for Life.”
The squeeze on library services across the region as councils face financial pressures has been revealed by analysis of government figures.
Two town councils have expressed concerns over the removal of historic archives from Lowestoft Record Office and changes to the service.
Calls have been made for controversial plans to axe a six figure grant for Citizens Advice Bureaus in Suffolk to be phased in over a longer period of time.
Suffolk County Council’s Tory administration has launched a bid to tackle period poverty – just weeks after it failed to commit cash to the cause.
“Hands off our archives!”
A road safety workshop will be held in Lowestoft in the New Year as part of a scheme to keep older drivers independent and safe on the roads in Suffolk.
TV naturalist Chris Packham has called on energy bosses to “work harder” to avoid building a massive substation in a “beautiful” Suffolk habitat.
A programme to turn around Suffolk’s special education needs (SEN) provision has been outlined – with an “innovative” pilot set to spearhead the measures.
Millions of pounds of cutbacks for council services in Suffolk next year have been revealed – with homes facing further council tax rises for the next three years.
Today we can finally reveal the names of the people selected to be on our first ever Inspiring Women of Suffolk list.
Projects supporting domestic abuse survivors in Suffolk and Essex have received a funding boost of nearly £700,000 from the government, it has been announced.
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