Suffolk’s Citizens Advice Bureaux have had their funding restored after the county’s health services stepped in to make up the cash cut being planned by the county council.
One of the country’s first 24-hour car charging areas has been opened in Beccles, as the council announce 100 more stations for hybrid vehicles across the county.
Planned cuts to the Citizens Advice grant by Suffolk County Council could result in fewer scams and rogue trader cases being presented to Trading Standards, it has emerged.
The union supporting firefighters in Suffolk has warned the permanent rollout of on-call firefighters featuring just three crew members to all incidents is “dangerous” and “unnecessary”.
Citizens Advice services in Suffolk have dismissed claims they can find funding elsewhere in light of county council grant cuts – while criticism emerged over the council’s consultation.
The community have been asked to give their opinion on changes to the Citizens Advice service in Suffolk after proposed cuts to the service.
A petition to save the Citizen’s Advice Bureau (CAB) in Beccles has been launched after the council proposed to pull funding.
A consultation has been launched for people to have their say about funding for the Citizens Advice service in Suffolk.
Suffolk County Council has confirmed that it is making a u-turn on cutting all funding to Citizens’ Advice Bureaux – for the time being.
Calls have been made for controversial plans to axe a six figure grant for Citizens Advice Bureaus in Suffolk to be phased in over a longer period of time.
A special fire service vehicle is taking to the streets of Suffolk highlighting the range of work and opportunities within the service.
Nearly 30 rogue traders were slapped with warnings in Lowestoft over just one day in a bid to stamp out doorstep crime and underhand trading practices.
Residents are being urged to stay vigilant as part of Scams Awareness Month.
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