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Take-up in compost bins across Suffolk soared by 300% during the coronavirus lockdown, according to latest figures.

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Coronavirus

Students receiving GCSE and A-level results which they are not satisfied with have been urged not to panic this summer.

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Suffolk County Council

Parents with fears about sending their child back to school in September have been urged to have a discussion with headteachers – but there are currently no plans to prosecute parents.

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Mary Evans
Saturday, August 1, 2020

“This for us is a complete culture change. We have got to all now wake up and smell the coffee.”

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Covid-19
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
Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Good causes in West Suffolk which benefit from a six-figure pot of council cash are to be given more time to carry out their funded projects as a result of coronavirus.

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Covid-19
Wednesday, July 22, 2020

A loan facility of £1 million is to be provided for a west Suffolk gym provider to keep it going through coronavirus, ensuring council-run facilities can open.

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Covid-19
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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Suffolk County Council
Thursday, July 16, 2020

Digital doctor’s appointments could be set to stay in Suffolk, after health chiefs outlined their intention to make sure transformations in the system remain post-coronavirus.

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Coronavirus
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

West Suffolk Council has reported a £10million hit on its finances as a result of coronavirus – but bosses say the authority is in a good position to overcome the challenge.

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Coronavirus
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
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Suffolk’s official film office has launched a new database of local TV and film professionals to help kickstart the industry following the coronavirus lockdown.

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Coronavirus
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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Suffolk County Council
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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Suffolk County Council
Sunday, July 5, 2020

Suffolk’s first night out after months of pubs being in lockdown “went really well” – with officers only being called to a handful of fights.

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Coronavirus
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
Thursday, July 2, 2020

A Suffolk education union has warned that having full classes in September without effective social distancing will be “reckless” and “potentially dangerous”.

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Department for Education
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

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

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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Coronavirus
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
Tuesday, June 2, 2020

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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Covid-19
Tuesday, June 2, 2020

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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Coronavirus
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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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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Mary Evans
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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Coronavirus

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