News

  1. ‘No-Cold-Calling Zones

    By County Cllr Lisa Chambers on January 17th, 2012

    The ongoing crackdown on rogue traders and uninvited doorstep sellers in Suffolk has continued with the launch of the county’s latest No-Cold-Calling Zone in Felixstowe. The Zones (NCCZs) are set up in areas where residents have identified they do …

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  2. Broadband for Suffolk

    By County Cllr Lisa Chambers on January 17th, 2012

    The government is now running a national procurement process to select the companies who can do the work to deliver the broadband coverage.  Once completed, we in Suffolk will run our own local competition to choose one of these companies.  This is …

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  3. Suffolk people urged to show support for better broadband

    By Andrew St Ledger on January 11th, 2012

    PEOPLE who live, work and shop in Suffolk are being urged to show their support for the Better Broadband for Suffolk campaign.   A new survey has been launched which asks residents and consumers if they're interested in superfast broadband, what …

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  4. Fake Microsoft Engineers strike in Suffolk

    By Becky Whiting on January 6th, 2012

    Suffolk Trading Standards is warning residents to be extra vigilant following telephone calls from people falsely claiming to be Microsoft computer security engineers. The cold callers are telling residents they are at risk of a computer security …

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  5. Suffolk signs up to heritage crime initiative

    By Becky Whiting on January 4th, 2012

    Suffolk County Council has signed up to a new initiative to tackle heritage crime and stop thieves and vandals from destroying or damaging precious ancient monuments and historic buildings. Many organisations are signing up to the Memorandum of …

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  6. Kick Boxing/Self Defence Classes to start at Sports Pavilion

    By Jo Howard on January 1st, 2012

    A kickboxing /self defence class will start at Red Lodge Sports Pavilion on Monday 16th January 2012. This is a great chance for youngsters as well as adults to get fit & learn to look after themselves. The class is open to youngsters from …

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  7. Give, Receive and Recycle this Christmas!

    By Lisa Chambers on December 24th, 2011

    Nearly all of us will have extra waste to deal with at Christmas time, so please remember to recycle as much as you can rather than giving to landfill. Suffolk residents recycled 500 tonnes more in January than in December last year (the equivalent …

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  8. LOCAL BUSINESSES in Suffolk are being urged to show their support for the Better Broadband for Suffolk campaign.

    By Andrew St Ledger on December 19th, 2011

    Businesses urged to back better broadband for Suffolk   So far, 500 local businesses have signed up to the campaign but with tens of thousands of business in Suffolk, the county council is keen to hear from more of them. The Ramada Encore hotel in …

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  9. Street lights to remain switched on over the festive period

    By Becky Whiting on December 14th, 2011

      All Suffolk County Council managed street lights will remain switched on from dusk until dawn over the Christmas period and on New Year’s Eve. Whether celebrating with friends or visiting family, there is always an increase in activity over …

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  10. Bring a spark to the festive period – recycle unwanted electrical goods

    on December 12th, 2011

    Photographs relating to this story can be found via the following link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/suffolkcountycouncil/sets/72157628307153617/ With electrical goods high up on people’s Christmas wish lists, Suffolk County Council’s waste team …

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  11. Parents warned over ‘bling’ baby hazards

    on December 5th, 2011

    Suffolk parents are being warned by Trading Standards officers against buying dangerous ‘bling’ baby accessories which pose a serious risk to babies and young children. The ‘bling’ accessories, including dummies, dummy clips, bottles and …

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  12. Bogus children’s charity hits Suffolk streets

    on December 5th, 2011

    Flyers currently in circulation from a company claiming to help disabled children have caused concern among residents in the areas of Beccles, Mildenhall, Brandon, Newmarket and Sudbury. In recent weeks, Suffolk Trading Standards have received a …

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  13. REVISED bus Service - Mulleys 355 - Bury St Edmunds to Beck Row

    By on November 27th, 2011

    Please be aware that there will soon be a revision to Mulleys service 355 which operates between Bury St Edmunds and Beck Row. The revised service is due to commence on Monday 12th December. A copy of the new timetable is attached to this …

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  14. Children's Services performing well in Suffolk

    By Jo Howard on November 16th, 2011

    Suffolk’s children’s services are performing well, according to the latest inspection report released by Ofsted. An annual inspection was carried out by Ofsted earlier this year into the provision of Children and Young People’s Services at …

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  15. A Christmas message from Red Lodge Parish Council

    By Jo Howard on November 15th, 2011

    It has been a challenging year with many obstacles, but with the strength and courage to make the right decisions we will seek to continue to serve in the very best interests of the Red Lodge Residents. We look ahead to the future development and …

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  16. Adoption week may be over but Suffolk children still need loving families

    By Jo Howard on November 4th, 2011

    As we reach the end of this year’s National Adoption Week campaign Suffolk Adoption Agency is continuing their local appeal to find more prospective adopters for the growing number of Suffolk children in care.   Suffolk Adoption Agency are …

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  17. Plans to keep Suffolk libraries open and thriving revealed

    By Jo Howard on November 4th, 2011

       All 44 of Suffolk's libraries will remain open and be helped to flourish by a new, slim line and cost-effective organisation, if councillors approve plans put before them next week and then in December. The proposals would see Suffolk County …

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  18. National Adoption Week: 30 Suffolk children need you

    By Jo Howard on November 4th, 2011

    Suffolk Adoption Agency is appealing for more local people to come forward and consider adopting a Suffolk child. In Suffolk there are currently 30 children waiting to be adopted. Suffolk Adoption Agency is particularly looking for families for older …

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  19. Ground breaking ceremony for new Red Lodge Primary School

    By Jo Howard on November 4th, 2011

    Building work officially began today on the new St. Christopher’s Primary School in Red Lodge, Newmarket. Staff, Governors and Pupils from Tuddenham Primary school over saw the ground breaking ceremony, eager to see work begin on their new …

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  20. Plans for Suffolk’s heritage services to be discussed

    By Jo Howard on November 4th, 2011

      Proposals to secure the future of Suffolk’s heritage services will be discussed by Suffolk County Council’s Cabinet when it meets on Tuesday 8 November 2011. Cabinet members will be asked to grant permission for the county council, in …

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