Councils across Suffolk are preparing to hold virtual committee meetings to ensure key business can continue during the coronavirus pandemic.
Suffolk’s authorities have offered assurances that necessary decisions can still be made during the coronavirus pandemic, despite councils unable to meet.
Following the Prime Minister’s latest isolation measures unveiled on Monday night, Suffolk’s councils have unveiled further changes to public services. See below each council for what the latest measures are:
The old adage that the worst of situations can bring out the best in people couldn’t be more apt right now.
The closure of some public buildings in Suffolk has begun, as leisure centres, swimming pools, museums and council front desks are among those to shut their doors.
East Suffolk Council has launched a drive to plant more trees across the district by providing land for towns and parishes.
East Suffolk Council has revealed plans for a 2.98% council tax increase from April, meaning all the county’s authorities are planning rises.
A six-figure fund has been set up for improvement works in East Suffolk town centres to combat declining business turnover and negative perceptions.
Controversial proposals to up councillor allowances in East Suffolk by 53% – more than £2,600 a year – have been given unanimous approval.
Councillors at a Suffolk authority are set to agree a rise of more than £2,600 in their allowances next week – an increase of more than 50%.