As restrictions begin to ease, more people are enjoying time at East Suffolk’s beaches, open spaces and countryside however the increase in visitors has also brought an unwelcome increase in litter.
East Suffolk Council is working closely with local hospitality businesses to help them re-open safely on Saturday, however the Council Leader is asking everyone to approach what has been termed as 'Super Saturday' with care and common sense.
To help identify what support may be necessary in future, young people living in East Suffolk are invited to take part in a survey about how they have been affected by Covid-19.
Responses to this survey, launched by East Suffolk Youth Voice, will be used to help identify what support might be needed for young people as lockdown restrictions are eased, or if a similar situation was to happen again.
Cllr Letitia Smith, East Suffolk’s cabinet member for Communities, Leisure and Tourism said: “The restrictions have been difficult for many people however our young people have been particularly affected through school and college closures, uncertainty about their future career or education pathways and missing out on vital social activity. We want to find out how young people are feeling so we can help ensure the necessary support is available.”
A well-used, but unadopted, alleyway in Felixstowe has been cleared to ensure it remains safe for people to use as a cut-through to the town’s high street.
Work on a new café/restaurant in the heart of Felixstowe’s South Seafront is set to start later this summer – bringing a new exciting resort experience to the area.
People are invited to have their say on what improvements they would like to see at Langer Park in Felixstowe.
An initiative providing practical support to the fishing industry across the country has launched a scheme specifically to help those in the East of England.
East Suffolk Council and its three local Citizens Advice services have launched a new campaign to remind residents with financial worries that free support and advice is available.
Nominations are now open for this year’s Quality of Place awards, which celebrate East Suffolk’s best building design and conservation projects.
Following the easing of restrictions on retail stores, East Suffolk Council has been playing a key role in ensuring the district’s grand ‘re-opening’ is as smooth as possible.