Bungay will be the location for a special broadcast on this year's Suffolk Day.
With the return of the popular First Light Festival this weekend and several major projects approaching completion on the seafront, Lowestoft is set for an incredible summer and East Suffolk Council is playing a leading role.
Pakefield residents are invited to give their views on the options for managing the future of the coast through both an online visitor centre and a face-to-face event.
East Suffolk Council has elected its new Chairman for the 2022/23 municipal year.
Residents are invited to give their views on the proposed removal of an Air Quality Management Area in Woodbridge, which is no longer required due to significant improvements in air quality.
To help residents and visitors stay active and explore more of East Suffolk, over 70 miles of digital trails are now available to enjoy through the walking app Go Jauntly.
East Suffolk residents and visitors celebrating Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee can benefit from free parking in council-owned car parks on selected dates.
East Suffolk Council has stepped up its commitment to delivering on environmental ambitions by appointing a dedicated lead officer to help shape policy in the fight against climate change.
People in Suffolk are being encouraged to explore more of the beautiful countryside on their doorstep through the growing Quiet Lanes initiative.
East Suffolk Council is making progress with a detailed improvement programme following the authority’s decision earlier this year to report itself to the Regulator for Social Housing.
The Council’s review, which encompasses information dating back to East Suffolk’s predecessor authority Waveney District Council, is considering how we set our rental charges, to ensure we meet the requirements set out in the nationally recognised ‘Rent Standard’.
The Council previously explained that some tenants who moved in after 2014 may have been incorrectly charged a higher rent. An independent, external audit of every rent account is now underway, and this will identify which tenants have been affected and calculate any overpayments that should be credited back to the rent account.
The review is also looking at all aspects of Health and Safety related to our properties, including Fire Risk Assessments, Asbestos Management, Water Safety, Gas and Electrical Safety as well as the management and maintenance of equipment including Lifts and Stairlifts.
Following the Council’s decision to report itself, the Regulator has considered the information provided to them by East Suffolk and has now shared its findings. As anticipated, they confirm breaches of Housing Regulations, and their findings have been published in the form of a Regulatory Notice.
Cllr Steve Gallant, Leader of East Suffolk Council, said: