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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
Issues such as home schooling, special educational needs and school transport have prompted fresh calls for a dedicated council committee scrutinising education issues.
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.
Plans to create a new woodland space in memory of those who died after contracting Covid-19 have won the backing of councillors.
A catalogue of measures to make Suffolk County Council more environmentally friendly have been unveiled.
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.
A £23million budget shortfall is being faced by Suffolk County Council as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, latest figures reveal.
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.
An urgent investigation has been launched after new figures revealed the numbers of Suffolk school pupils permanently excluded doubled this year.
Seven of the 10 biggest nations Suffolk and Norfolk firms export to are EU nations, data has revealed.
Children are to be given medals for completing the Daily Mile challenge during the final stages of the Covid-19 lockdown.
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.
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.
Nearly 150 routes across Suffolk have been eyed as priorities for cycle improvements over the next five years, costing well in excess of £80million.
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.
Fewer than one in five primary pupils returned to school in Suffolk last week, new data shows.
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.
The Liberal Democrat, Green and Independent group at Suffolk County Council has adopted a new leader.
The value of pension fund investments by Suffolk County Council plummeted by £327million as a result of coronavirus, latest figures show.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
A handful of Suffolk primary schools are not expected to reopen their doors on June 1, it has been confirmed.
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.