Community and voluntary groups, arts and cultural organisations, businesses and individuals across the Great Yarmouth Borough and East Suffolk Council areas have given an enthusiastic welcome to the coastal region’s entry into the race to become the UK City of Culture in 2025.
To support the Covid-19 vaccination programme, East Suffolk Council will continue to offer free parking for healthcare staff working in vaccination centres across East Suffolk.
A new befriending project has been launched to support deaf people living in East Suffolk to connect with other people and reduce social isolation.
As part of plans to enhance the town for the benefit of the local community and for visitors, a group of Leiston residents have been getting involved in a community-led ‘yarn bombing’ project.
From today (Monday 29 March), the Government’s ‘stay at home’ rule has been lifted, although many restrictions remain in place and Cllr Steve Gallant, Leader of East Suffolk Council, has stressed the importance of sticking to the rules and using common sense to stay safe and well.
In an open letter, the Leader and Chairman of East Suffolk Council have paid tribute to those who have lost their lives in the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as recognising the huge efforts made by East Suffolk communities over the last year.
People living in the Lowestoft area who may be unable to get outside to get active are invited to join in the Lowestoft Mile, a new virtual walking project.
Residents living in the north of the district are invited to attend a virtual event, highlighting the wide variety of organisations providing services and activities in the area.