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Suffolk County Council

Scores of Suffolk schools have signed up for a fresh project to boost attainment – but education chiefs have confirmed no extra cash has been pumped into it.

Jack Abbott

Highways chiefs in Suffolk have confirmed that plans are afoot to improve roads around Martlesham’s retail parks.

Suffolk County Council

Opposition councillors at Suffolk County Council have raised fresh questions over the council’s ‘Greenest County’ claim, after it has emerged its new energy deal relies 100% on nuclear power.

Suffolk County Council

A county council run care service has been described as ‘exceptional’ following their Outstanding care quality rating.

Care Quality Commission

People have been urged to “keep calm and carry on” by Suffolk’s Conservatives amid fears the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on the county’s business and economy.

Matthew Hicks

People with learning disabilities or autism in Suffolk are to get walk-in advice, help and support from specialist provider of employment services for people with disabilities, Realise Futures.

Suffolk County Council

Suffolk County Council has vowed to tackle period poverty – but fell short of committing cash to the cause.

Matthew Hicks

A fostering and adoption service has confirmed it will be sponsoring one of the Elmer sculptures set to parade around Ipswich next year.

Gordon Jones

Foodbanks in Suffolk have been stepping in to supply tampons to schools, it has revealed, as support is growing to end “period poverty”.

Suffolk County Council

Councils in East Anglia have been given millions of pounds to help hospitals in the region cope with expected winter pressures.

NHS

Suffolk Highways has received a national award for providing “real and tangible benefits to the community it serves”.

Suffolk County Council

A fresh drive to boost attainment in Suffolk schools has been announced by education chiefs – but mystery surrounds what it will involve.

Gordon Jones

Parents of vulnerable children with complex needs have raised safeguarding fears about a Suffolk special school after pupils returned home with unexplained injuries – some requiring hospital attention.

Gordon Jones

Suffolk has risen 40 places in national league tables for students in the county achieving the standard GCSE pass in English and maths, provisional figures have revealed.

Suffolk County Council

Almost one in three Suffolk children are finishing primary school obese or overweight, we can reveal.

Suffolk County Council

A historic sundial at Christchurch Park in Ipswich which was restored to its former glory last year has been vandalised.

Ipswich Society

Public service are increasingly turning to charities for support in rural Suffolk – amid growing demands and stretched finances.

Ipswich Hospital

A series of ‘super-surgeries’ is being explored in Suffolk which would bring a host of primary healthcare services together under one roof.

Suffolk County Council

More potholes on Suffolk’s roads are set to be repaired as part of a fresh purge of highways problems, according to roads chiefs.

Matthew Hicks

Around £8million has already been spent on work for the Upper Orwell Crossing scheme in Ipswich it has been revealed, despite the project’s future being up in the air.

Suffolk County Council

Police community support officers are visiting pupil referral units (PRUs) in Suffolk in a bid to stop vulnerable young people being targeted for recruitment by drug gangs.

Tim Passmore

Which services should face budget cuts as Suffolk County Council struggles to trim its budget by £25m over the next financial year.

Theresa May

Highways chiefs have said they are “looking at options” to solve Ipswich traffic troubles – after facing fierce criticism from the town’s MP,

Suffolk County Council

Questions have been raised over how effective school exclusions are, after concerns were raised that it could be driving youngsters into gangs.

Tim Passmore

Boys in Suffolk are less likely to pass their first year phonics reading tests than girls, it has been revealed.

Department for Education

Suffolk County Council is to scrap its controversial new method of providing home care after three years – and bring in a new system better able to cope with rising demand.

Suffolk County Council

A new campaign has called on people across Suffolk to make a difference to education in their area by signing up as a school governor.

Suffolk County Council

Despite the Prime Minister telling this year’s Conservative Party Conference that the age of austerity was coming to an end, bosses at Suffolk County Council aren’t expecting a loosening of the purse strings anytime soon.

Theresa May

Three of the region’s hospitals have insisted their buildings are safe, despite data revealing a £59million backlog of “critical maintenance”.

Ipswich Hospital

More than £1million of funding for key projects in Mid Suffolk has been given the green light as part of a multi-million pound programme of countywide investment.

Suffolk

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