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Councils remain deeply concerned about the impact of coastal energy projects

1 March 2019

Suffolk County Council and Suffolk Coastal District Council are continuing to raise serious concerns around plans for windfarm projects proposed by ScottishPower Renewables, and the lack of coordination with other energy projects proposed on the coast.

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Suffolk Councils response to Sizewell C proposals

1 March 2019

Suffolk Councils are disappointed by EDF Energy’s lack of detailed proposals call on energy firm to work collaboratively to demonstrate the value of the proposed development.

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Business invited to pre-season leaflet exchange

1 March 2019

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Tourism businesses from across Waveney are invited to this year’s leaflet exchange, offering the chance to distribute promotional material to the district’s network of Visitor Information Points ahead of the summer season.

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Suffolk successful in winning £1.725m in extra funding for business broadband roll out

1 March 2019

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Suffolk County Council, working in partnership with West Suffolk Council, the East Suffolk Councils of Suffolk Coastal and Waveney, and Babergh and Mid Suffolk district councils has been successful in securing £1.725 million from the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs, which will contribute to providing Superfast Broadband access to many businesses across Suffolk’s most rural areas, who are not in plans to receive Superfast Broadband as part of the current fibre broadband rollout. 

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Council Leaders welcome next steps for Ipswich Northern Route proposals

1 March 2019

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The Leaders of Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils have welcomed the next steps for Suffolk County Council proposals for an Ipswich northern route.

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Historic first budget for East Suffolk

28 February 2019

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At a historic meeting this evening, councillors from Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils set the first ever budget for the new East Suffolk Council, which will replace the two existing authorities on April 1st.

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Waveney District Council to invest £3.4m in Bungay Leisure Centre redevelopment

28 February 2019

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A multi-million pound investment programme to transform Bungay Pool & Gym has been approved by Waveney District Council.

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Software to transform management of rent arrears

28 February 2019

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Waveney District Council has invested in new predictive software to transform the way housing rent accounts are managed and further support tenants in rent arrears.

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Community organisations invited to Beccles event

26 February 2019

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Organisations supporting health and wellbeing in the Beccles area are invited to attend a free event to showcase their services and find out more about working together to support vulnerable and isolated people.

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Briefing sessions ahead of May’s elections

22 February 2019

Prospective candidates and agents for the new East Suffolk Council are invited to attend briefing sessions ahead of the elections on Thursday 2 May.  

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