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Councils across Suffolk are preparing to hold virtual committee meetings to ensure key business can continue during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Ipswich Borough Council

Powers to enforce car parking across Suffolk have officially transferred from police to councils – with inconsiderate motorists warned to expect tougher administration.

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Tim Passmore

Councils across Suffolk have released details on Easter bin collections, with some changes set for the bank holiday weekend.

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Friday, March 27, 2020

Thousands of carers across Suffolk and Norfolk are to be given additional training and progression opportunities as part of a £7.5million investment.

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Suffolk County Council
Friday, March 27, 2020

Suffolk’s authorities have offered assurances that necessary decisions can still be made during the coronavirus pandemic, despite councils unable to meet.

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Coronavirus
Thursday, March 26, 2020

The efforts of carers during the coronavirus lockdown are being recognised by social care chiefs – and the public is being urged to show its support too.

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Coronavirus
Thursday, March 26, 2020

Repairs and maintenance on Suffolk’s roads are continuing during the coronavirus pandemic – but highways chiefs have asked the public not to approach workers.

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Suffolk County Council
Thursday, March 26, 2020

Timetable changes have been confirmed for dozens of Suffolk bus services, amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

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Suffolk County Council
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

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:

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Ipswich Borough Council
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

A £500million Hardship Fund has been announced by the Ministry of Communities, Housing and Local Government to support the most vulnerable households – with Ipswich understood to have secured around £1.5m.

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coronavirus
Tuesday, March 24, 2020

With tougher lockdown measures in place and many GP practices switching to phone appointments, questions have been raised over access to health appointments and prescriptions.

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Coronavirus
Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Bus services in Suffolk are the latest to be hit by the coronavirus pandemic, as reduced timetables are being rolled out.

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Suffolk County Council
Monday, March 23, 2020

A Sudbury couple have been left stranded in a poorly-maintained Indian hospital after one of their party tested positive for coronavirus.

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Coronavirus
Monday, March 23, 2020

The old adage that the worst of situations can bring out the best in people couldn’t be more apt right now.

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Suffolk County Council
Friday, March 20, 2020

Suffolk homes have been warned to keep an eye out for a number of scams from people trying to take advantage of the coronavirus situation.

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COVID-19
Thursday, March 19, 2020

Fresh questions have been raised over the care of some of Suffolk’s most vulnerable children, following an ‘inadequate’ report for a council-run children’s home.

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Mary Evans
Thursday, March 19, 2020

Time restrictions on bus passes for older and disabled people have been lifted during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Suffolk County Council
Thursday, March 19, 2020

Care patients across Suffolk have been reassured that their health needs will still be met – even if they are self-isolating, but could start seeing some changes soon.

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Suffolk County Council
Thursday, March 19, 2020

Frequent cannabis use, two months of missed medication and alcohol abuse are among a host of issues raised by Ofsted in an inspection of a Suffolk children’s home.

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Suffolk County Council
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

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.

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COVID-19
Monday, March 16, 2020

Suffolk’s councils have begun to axe meetings as a result of coronavirus – with East Suffolk and Suffolk County Council the first to shelve meetings.

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Suffolk County Council
Monday, March 16, 2020

Fresh guidance has been given to homes by Suffolk’s councils over how people should dispose of their rubbish in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus
Saturday, March 14, 2020

More than 5,600 Suffolk youngsters are being taught in ‘inadequate’ schools, according to latest data.

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Ofsted
Friday, March 13, 2020

More than 600 flooding problem spots on Suffolk’s roads are in need of work, new data has revealed – with 100 new issues raised this autumn and winter alone.

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Suffolk Highways
Thursday, March 12, 2020

Suffolk’s fire service has been inundated with hundreds of applications for just 30 full time firefighter jobs, new data has revealed.

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Suffolk County Council
Sunday, March 8, 2020

A cheque for billions of pounds, poised finely on a bridge spanning a lake in Lowestoft – as much at risk of staying put as falling into the water.

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Suffolk County Council
Friday, March 6, 2020

The opt-in process for parents to secure school transport for their children has begun – but parents have reported issues within just a handful of hours of the system going live.

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Suffolk County Council
Wednesday, March 4, 2020

East Suffolk Council has launched a drive to plant more trees across the district by providing land for towns and parishes.

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East Suffolk Council
Wednesday, March 4, 2020

A six figure sum has been earmarked to help continue youth employment projects in Suffolk following the closure of MyGo.

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Ipswich
Friday, February 28, 2020

Suffolk leaders have made a plea to the Chancellor of the Exchequer for better funding ahead of the upcoming Budget, as data reveals a £700million economic hit per year from A14 delays.

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Suffolk County Council

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