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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Union bosses in Suffolk have warned that a “radical reformation” is needed in education as latest figures have revealed that numbers locally taking up teaching have more than halved in three years.

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Suffolk’s Chamber of Commerce says the Government has not been ambitious enough with its plans for superfast broadband in the county – and want to see download speeds 10 times as fast by the end of the decade.

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Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Instances of inappropriate behaviour by staff at Suffolk police and fire services over the last three years have emerged – but not all have resulted in any action being taken.

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Suffolk police
Monday, January 1, 2018

NHS Blood and Transplant is urging people to sign up as a blood donor for their New Year’s resolution in 2018, joining the 1,659 new donor registrations in 2017.

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NHS
Thursday, December 28, 2017

A Suffolk MP is keeping up the pressure on bosses at Lloyds Bank, which is set to close two north Suffolk branches next year.

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Therese Coffey
Friday, December 22, 2017

Suffolk County Council is preparing to launch a recruitment campaign for full-time firefighters in the New Year – the first time it has actively been seeking new recruits for several years.

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Suffolk County Council
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Most of the £450million promised to police next year will have to come from forces putting up their share of council tax bills.

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Council tax payers could see their bill rise further in April after the government eased the cap on rises.

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Colin Noble
Wednesday, December 13, 2017

If you’ve ever been frustrated by struggling to see the directions on a dirty Suffolk road sign, don’t be too surprised – the county council spends just over £1 per sign per year on keeping them up to scratch.

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County Council
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

As the public consultation into controversial plans to reform school transport goes live today, officials at Suffolk County Council insist that they are listening to the concerns of parents and teachers.

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Gordon Jones
Sunday, December 10, 2017

Suffolk County Council has backed the plight of more than 34,000 women in Suffolk who have lost out in changes to pension contributions.

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Suffolk County Council
Friday, December 8, 2017

Suffolk is hoping to take part in a pilot scheme which will reduce plastic waste and save thousands of pounds for the council.

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Friday, December 8, 2017

Suffolk County councillor Gordon Jones has defended his decision to not declare his position as a non-executive director of an academy trust ahead of a meeting discussing controversial changes to school transport.

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Gordon Jones
Thursday, December 7, 2017

An “appalling” 85 drivers still have licences despite reaching or exceeding the 12 penalty point automatic ban threshold.

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

A national code-word campaign which enables those who feel vulnerable in pubs and clubs to discreetly approach staff and ask for help is being backed by Suffolk Constabulary.

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Suffolk Constabulary has launched its latest campaign to help people in the county stay safe this festive season.

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Friday, November 24, 2017

Residents of villages near Southwold fear that a huge new gravel quarry could be created in the middle of a protected area near one of Suffolk’s most important nature reserves.

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Friday, November 24, 2017

There is no sign of an end to years of council austerity – and no indication of when authorities might be able to ease up on the quest for more cuts.

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Colin Noble
Friday, November 24, 2017

Scores of motorists are facing fines, points on their licences, or the prospect of special training after “dicing with death” on railway level crossings in Suffolk.

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Network Rail
Monday, November 20, 2017

Hundreds of Suffolk children helped “raise the roof” during a singing project first conceived to mark the centenary of one of the county’s most famous composers.

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Sir John Leman High School
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Households across Suffolk could face a rise of at least five per cent in their tax bills next year after the county council announced its budget plans.

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Labour
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

A former boss of St John Ambulance has been appointed as the new chief executive for Suffolk Libraries.

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Suffolk is preparing to increase its element of council tax bills by nearly five per cent from April as the authority continues to wrestle with the effects of austerity.

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NHS
Monday, November 13, 2017

Swift action is needed if one of Britain’s most popular bird species is to continue to nest in our towns and cities.

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Monday, November 13, 2017

An East Anglian care farm nominated for a ‘rural oscar’ is hoping for public support in its bid to win a national award.

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Friday, November 10, 2017

Children’s services in Suffolk have been rated as among the best in the country by Ofsted.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

It’s been a boom time for the secretive bittern – one of the most iconic of all East Anglia’s wildlife species and the loudest bird in Britain, the RSPB announced.

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United Kingdom
Thursday, November 9, 2017

Winners of a photography competition launched to raise awareness of hearing loss are being rewarded by having their work featured in a 2018 charity calendar.

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

“I love pantomime and hearing the children laughing – the special thing about pantomime is the audience.”

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Norway
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Police recorded 40 Halloween related incidents last night (Tuesday), but not a single arrest was made in connection with the celebrations.

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Suffolk police

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