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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Parents are facing uncertainty over how their children will get to school in September, as spare seats on school buses cannot currently be offered for sale.

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Jack Abbott
Tuesday, July 28, 2020

A social workers’ association in Suffolk is calling for a rethink on a planned shake-up of children’s centres, claiming that it will reduce the availability of safe spaces.

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Jack Abbott
Friday, July 17, 2020

Suffolk councils have received nearly £6million in emergency cash from central government to tackle the coronavirus pandemic in the latest settlement – but council bosses have warned more is needed to see them through the crisis.

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Gordon Jones
Friday, July 17, 2020

East Suffolk Council has forecast a £4.5million hit on its finances this year as a result of coronavirus, but bosses say that it is in a stronger position than most authorities.

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East Suffolk Council
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

A final decision on the revamp of children’s centres in Suffolk has been delayed after an error was spotted in the council’s reports.

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Matthew Hicks
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

The number of parents wishing to home school their child is expected to rise in Suffolk, after the coronavirus lockdown gave families a ‘trial run’.

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Mary Evans
Monday, July 13, 2020

Issues such as home schooling, special educational needs and school transport have prompted fresh calls for a dedicated council committee scrutinising education issues.

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Matthew Hicks
Friday, July 10, 2020

An action plan to tackle food poverty in Suffolk is to be published before the end of next year as part of a pledge to help families struggling to make ends meet.

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Jack Abbott
Friday, July 10, 2020

Plans to create a new woodland space in memory of those who died after contracting Covid-19 have won the backing of councillors.

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Richard Rout
Thursday, July 9, 2020

A catalogue of measures to make Suffolk County Council more environmentally friendly have been unveiled.

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Elfrede Brambley-Crawshaw
Thursday, July 9, 2020

East Anglia could be facing a shortfall of thousands of flu jabs this year a health meeting has heard – with drive-through vaccinations under discussion for Suffolk.

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Suffolk County Council
Tuesday, July 7, 2020

A £23million budget shortfall is being faced by Suffolk County Council as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, latest figures reveal.

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Gordon Jones

A final decision on a shake-up of children’s centres in Suffolk is set to be made next week – with one more centre remaining open full time than planned.

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Jack Abbott

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
Thursday, July 2, 2020

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
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Children are to be given medals for completing the Daily Mile challenge during the final stages of the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Suffolk County 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
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

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

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