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Council-owned investment firm could borrow another £50m to invest in property outside Suffolk

Council-owned investment firm could borrow another £50m to invest in property outside Suffolk

Council-owned investment firm could borrow another £50m to invest in property outside Suffolk

A council-owned investment firm, which has come under fire for acquiring sites outside Suffolk, could borrow another £50m to invest in more property.


Citizens Advice funding cuts remain as part of Suffolk County Council's budget

Citizens Advice funding cuts remain as part of Suffolk County Council's budget

Citizens Advice funding cuts remain as part of Suffolk County Council's budget

More than £10 million of cutbacks remain in Suffolk County Council’s budget – with plans to phase out Citizens Advice grants still set to go ahead.


Labour criticises decision to continue private outsourcing of waste collection in Babergh

Labour criticises decision to continue private outsourcing of waste collection in Babergh

Labour criticises decision to continue private outsourcing of waste collection in Babergh

Opposition councillors have criticised a council’s decision to continue outsourcing refuse collections to a private company.


Business rate scheme which generated over £10m for Suffolk will not continue

Business rate scheme which generated over £10m for Suffolk will not continue

Business rate scheme which generated over £10m for Suffolk will not continue

A funding pot, which generated more than £10 million for regeneration projects across Suffolk, will not continue next year, it has emerged.


Babergh faces further four years of tax rises as district braces for 'most difficult time financially' ever

Babergh faces further four years of tax rises as district braces for 'most difficult time financially' ever

Babergh faces further four years of tax rises as district braces for 'most difficult time financially' ever

Babergh is set to face a further four years of tax rises – as the district braces itself for the “most difficult time financially” it has ever seen.


South Suffolk MP warns of terrible impasse if no consensus is reached on Brexit

South Suffolk MP warns of terrible impasse if no consensus is reached on Brexit

South Suffolk MP warns of terrible impasse if no consensus is reached on Brexit

The MP for South Suffolk has warned that Parliament would be “heading for a terrible impasse”, should it fail to reach a consensus on the Brexit deal.


Unison rejects Suffolk County Council's mandatory unpaid leave proposals

Unison rejects Suffolk County Council's mandatory unpaid leave proposals

Unison rejects Suffolk County Council's mandatory unpaid leave proposals

Unison has increased its pressure on Suffolk County Council, after members rejected a plan to make savings with mandatory unpaid leave for its staff.


South Suffolk MP hails use of police drones to combat hare coursing

South Suffolk MP hails use of police drones to combat hare coursing

South Suffolk MP hails use of police drones to combat hare coursing

The use of drones to tackle rural crime in south Suffolk has been hailed by an MP as an example of the technology’s positive impact on society.


South Suffolk MP to vote in support of Prime Minister's Brexit deal

South Suffolk MP to vote in support of Prime Minister's Brexit deal

South Suffolk MP to vote in support of Prime Minister's Brexit deal

The MP for South Suffolk says a Commons vote on the Brexit deal should not be postponed any longer, stating the uncertainty is damaging to businesses.


Babergh councillors to consider 3.15 per cent tax rise to deal with funding pressures

Babergh councillors to consider 3.15 per cent tax rise to deal with funding pressures

Babergh councillors to consider 3.15 per cent tax rise to deal with funding pressures

Proposals for a three per cent council tax rise in Babergh are being discussed today, as the authority seeks to address ongoing funding pressures.


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