The deadline is fast approaching for entries into the Felixstowe Photo Competition. This is the second year of the competition which offers a prize of £100 to put towards photographic equipment, plus an enlarged copy of the overall winner’s photograph.
Following a site inspection last month, our Building Control team advised the Orfordness Lighthouse Company that the structure was in a dangerous condition due to exposed foundations on the entrance porch and a void between the base of these foundations and the ground. In order to remove this danger, the owners were advised to demolish the entrance porch and secure the access into the main lighthouse building.
A number of shops in Suffolk are offering refills for a host of household items in a bid to cut down on the amount of plastic and packaging we use.
The ‘Love East Suffolk’ litter pick scheme returns next week to encourage, enable and reward people to show some love for the environment we live in.
Landguard Fort opens to the public on 23 March with upgraded displays and interactive exhibits.
Update 17 March: Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled in the interests of community safety.
A Lowestoft resident has been fined £1,500 for two offences relating to accumulations of household waste at her property.
A Lowestoft man has been fined over £1,700 for failing to remove approximately 15kg of dog waste from his garden.
Following the success of previous intergenerational events held in East Suffolk, older residents from the Beccles area are invited to an afternoon tea, organised by local young people.
Volunteers are being asked to step forward to help their local community take a smart approach to plastic waste by joining a network of Plastic Action Champions.