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West Suffolk Council has given a six figure financial support package to its leisure operator to cope with the costs of the coronavirus lockdown.

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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

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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Coronavirus
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A driver speeding at a shocking 140mph on the A14 in Suffolk during the coronavirus lockdown has been branded as “utterly irresponsible”.

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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

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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Suffolk County Council

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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Suffolk County Council
Saturday, May 30, 2020

Mobile coronavirus testing units are continuing to visit towns across the region next week – here is where you can find them.

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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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Suffolk County Council
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Matt Hancock has pledged to speak to the Treasury about whether fines imposed on families travelling for childcare purposes during lockdown should be reviewed.

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Coronavirus

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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Suffolk County Council

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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Suffolk County Council
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
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
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
Saturday, May 16, 2020

Special educational needs bosses in Suffolk have turned around the ailing performance in processing care plan assessments, and are now above the national average it has emerged.

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Suffolk County Council

People off work under the furlough scheme in Suffolk may be keeping busy by caring for older relatives, it is believed.

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Suffolk County Council

Care bosses in Suffolk have said their priority remains supporting providers in Suffolk though the coronavirus crisis, as some authorities plan public inquiries.

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Suffolk County Council
Thursday, May 14, 2020

Suffolk education leaders are set to lobby the Government on reimbursing schools which have had to fork out for free school meals, following failings in the national programme.

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Department for Education
Thursday, May 14, 2020

Hundreds of people across Suffolk may have cancer symptoms they are not getting checked out it has emerged, as referral rates plummet to just 20% normal levels during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Coronavirus
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Teachers will be reviewing the progress their pupils have made while learning at home during lockdown as they prepare for a gradual reopening of schools.

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Suffolk County Council
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Greater Anglia is to increase the number of trains it runs on services in the region as the government has published new guidance on remaining safe on public transport.

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Coronavirus
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

School transport providers in Suffolk will be required to provide flexibility once pupils start returning to the classroom, according to education bosses.

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Suffolk County Council

Suffolk’s recycling centres and rubbish tips will re-open from Thursday this week – but only for those who have booked an appointment first.

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Suffolk County Council

The Prime Minister has outlined a possible phased return of schools from June 1, as part of a planned second wave of easing lockdown measures from Covid-19.

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Suffolk County Council

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