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.
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.
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.
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.
Fresh concerns have been raised over Suffolk County Council’s overspend, as opposition groups warn it is struggling to stay afloat.
The summer sailing season at Waveney & Oulton Broad Yacht Club concluded with the End of Season Regatta
Which services should face budget cuts as Suffolk County Council struggles to trim its budget by £25m over the next financial year.
Businesses have warned that the continued closure of a footbridge between two of Suffolk’s most popular tourist attractions could cost them a quarter of their earnings.
All services will be examined for cuts at Suffolk County Council as new figures predict the authority is on course for an £8.6million overspend this year.
A new chapter has been marked at a popular football club.
The new Lake Lothing crossing could go over its original budget with council documents warning it could cost up to £100m.
A fleet of 21 boats, from as far afield as the Isle of Wight and Weymouth, converged on Oulton Broad for this year’s Broadland Squib Regatta.
Suffolk County Council’s element of tax bills this year will see the biggest percentage rise since the notorious 18.5pc hike in 2003.
The tension in a nursing home lounge was almost palpable as a special sporting competition for the elderly began.
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