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An urgent investigation has been launched after new figures revealed the numbers of Suffolk school pupils permanently excluded doubled this year.

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Mary Evans

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

A Suffolk education union has warned that having full classes in September without effective social distancing will be “reckless” and “potentially dangerous”.

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Graham White
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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East Suffolk Council
Saturday, June 20, 2020

Increasing confidence from parents has prompted a rise in the numbers of pupils returning to school - with nearly 2,000 going back in some format.

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Mary Evans
Thursday, June 18, 2020

Britain’s history should be taught “warts and all”, education leaders in Suffolk have said - amid fresh debate on whether the nation’s colonial past gets enough attention in schools.

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Graham White
Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Plans to begin improving cycle routes across Suffolk have been given the green light, with work to begin on detailed proposals for 20 priority routes.

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Suffolk County Council
Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Nearly 150 routes across Suffolk have been eyed as priorities for cycle improvements over the next five years, costing well in excess of £80million.

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Suffolk County Council

Parents in Suffolk are divided over whether they would send their child to a summer school this year to help them catch up with learning, a poll has indicated.

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Suffolk County Council
Saturday, June 6, 2020

Fewer than one in five primary pupils returned to school in Suffolk last week, new data shows.

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Mary Evans
Thursday, June 4, 2020

Communities in Suffolk are being urged to be the “eyes and ears” for children in danger, as children’s services bosses report a 50% drop in referrals.

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Suffolk County Council
Wednesday, June 3, 2020

The Liberal Democrat, Green and Independent group at Suffolk County Council has adopted a new leader.

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Elfrede Brambley-Crawshaw
Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Mental health experts in Suffolk have produced a support pack for schools to help anxious pupils through their return from coronavirus lockdown.

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Covid-19
Tuesday, June 2, 2020

The value of pension fund investments by Suffolk County Council plummeted by £327million as a result of coronavirus, latest figures show.

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Suffolk County Council
Tuesday, June 2, 2020

The leaders of Suffolk council are being urged to create a climate emergency role at cabinet level so the issue can be addressed with greater “energy and conviction”.

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Matthew Hicks

Fewer pupils and schools returned in Suffolk today than anticipated, according to education chiefs, as parents proved to be cautious about sending their children back.

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Mary Evans

Testing of all care home staff and residents in Suffolk if one person gets coronavirus has been in place for more than two weeks, according to council care bosses.

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Suffolk County Council

Businesses in Suffolk preparing to reopen in the next few weeks following the coronavirus lockdown are being urged to press ahead with safety measures for their stores.

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Suffolk County Council
Thursday, May 28, 2020

A handful of Suffolk primary schools are not expected to reopen their doors on June 1, it has been confirmed.

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Mary Evans

A decision on the revamp of children’s centre services in Suffolk should not be made while the coronavirus crisis continues, a trade union has warned.

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Mary Evans

A new push to get Suffolk cycling in the wake of the coronavirus lockdown could solve town centre congestion in Suffolk while encouraging social distancing, it has been claimed.

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Suffolk County Council
Saturday, May 23, 2020

A greater reliance on video and messaging apps during the coronavirus lockdown has helped children’s social care teams communicate better with vulnerable youngsters, say care chiefs.

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Suffolk County Council

Changes to road and pavement layouts are on the cards in Suffolk to help ensure social distancing as lockdown eases.

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Suffolk County Council

Dozens of questions are being asked by schools in Suffolk as they prepare to open schools from June 1 in a bid to ensure safety.

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Mary Evans
Thursday, May 21, 2020

Dedicated home-schooling activities have been produced to help children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Suffolk during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Suffolk County Council
Thursday, May 21, 2020

A Suffolk council has admitted that people could be receiving council-funded care worth tens of thousands of pounds which they are not eligible for because of their immigration status.

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Suffolk County 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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Stephen Baker
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

A monthly package of more than £3million is keeping Suffolk care providers afloat during the coronavirus pandemic, it has emerged.

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Suffolk County Council
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Long-delayed plans for 150 homes in Bungay have finally been given approval, following four years of wrangling.

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Graham Elliott
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Government provision of personal protective equipment (PPE) was unlikely to have been enough to meet demand in Suffolk, it has been revealed.

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Suffolk County Council

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