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Suffolk Coastal to Introduce Garden Waste Collection Charging

6 December 2017

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Suffolk Coastal District Council is to introduce a charge for collecting garden waste from homes during next financial year (2018/19).

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North Lowestoft awarded Heritage Action Zone status to revive its historic heart

5 December 2017

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North Lowestoft has been chosen as one of the country’s latest Heritage Action Zones, John Glen, Minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism, today announced in a speech.

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Cook your turkey with confidence this Christmas

5 December 2017

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With two thirds of UK households choosing to have roast turkey for their Christmas dinner, Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils are supporting the Food Standards Agency in providing advice on how to safely prepare turkey at home.

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People urged to stay well and avoid debt this Christmas

4 December 2017

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Suffolk’s Public Health team is offering a message of support for anyone struggling to cope this festive season, calling on people to seek help and not to struggle alone. 

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New domestic abuse website launched in Suffolk Coastal

1 December 2017

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A new website has been launched in Suffolk Coastal to support those affected by domestic  abuse.

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Plans for exciting Lowestoft festival see light of day

1 December 2017

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Plans for a brand new and exciting festival for Lowestoft, attracting up to 20,000 people to the town and celebrating local and international culture have been unveiled by Waveney District Council.

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Local artist wins East Suffolk House commission

30 November 2017

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The winning artist has been chosen to bring a new piece of art to Suffolk Coastal’s East Suffolk House.

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Saxmundham man lands criminal record for waste offence

30 November 2017

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Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils are reminding householders that they have a legal responsibility, or duty of care, to prevent their waste from being fly-tipped after a Saxmundham man has this week plead guilty to a waste offence.

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Fantastic flood awareness ideas flow at local school challenge

29 November 2017

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With plans for a multi-million pound scheme in place to protect local properties and businesses from the very real threat of flooding, local schools have risen to the occasion in a challenge to create an eye-catching awareness campaign.

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Presents by the sea

28 November 2017

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This Christmas, the seaside town of Felixstowe provides the perfect festive shopping destination in Suffolk, with late night opening and free car parking.

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