A statement by Cllr Mark Bee regarding St Peters Court, Lowestoft:
As part of its housing development programme, Waveney District Council has welcomed tenants into new council housing in Bungay.
Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils are asking residents and stakeholders for their views on the future of housing in east Suffolk.
A new service has been introduced at a Lowestoft health centre to help improve patients’ wellbeing by addressing social concerns as well as dealing with their medical needs.
In light of the terrible recent events at Grenfell Tower in west London, it is understandable that considerable focus is being placed on high rise structures in general and the specific safety standards of each.
Having been one of the first local authority areas in the country to deliver universal credit to benefit claimants, Waveney District council Leader Colin Law welcomed the recent visit of Government Minister Damian Hinds MP to discuss the impact of the scheme.
Having secured more than a quarter of a million pounds from the Government to fund programmes to help prevent rough sleeping, Waveney District Council has awarded the funding to the Access Community Trust to deliver the scheme.
Suffolk Coastal's Full Council this week formally agreed to adopt the recently approved planning documents which set out site allocations for new homes in the district over the next 10 years.
The first new council houses to be built in Bungay since the 1970s have now been occupied, following the recent completion of construction.
Residents in east Suffolk are being urged to test their smoke alarms today and then once per month.