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Review of school transport in Suffolk to consider policy changes

Review of school transport in Suffolk to consider policy changes

Review of school transport in Suffolk to consider policy changes

Changes to a controversial school transport policy in Suffolk have not been ruled out in 2020, as a study is due to be published in the New Year.


MP urges county council to consider major reforms to 'unfair' school transport policy

MP urges county council to consider major reforms to 'unfair' school transport policy

MP urges county council to consider major reforms to 'unfair' school transport policy

Changes to home-to-school transport in Suffolk have been described by the MP for South Suffolk as “unfair and unreasonable”.


Councillor suggests multi-storey car park could ease shortage of parking in Sudbury

Councillor suggests multi-storey car park could ease shortage of parking in Sudbury

Councillor suggests multi-storey car park could ease shortage of parking in Sudbury

Peter Beer put forward a motion which requested that Babergh District Council conducts a thorough review of parking in Sudbury and Hadleigh.


Babergh leader does not rule out re-introducing council name change proposal at later date

Babergh leader does not rule out re-introducing council name change proposal at later date

Babergh leader does not rule out re-introducing council name change proposal at later date

The leader of Babergh District Council said while the authority would always consider feedback, this does not and cannot determine policy.


School transport appeals in Suffolk increase six-fold

School transport appeals in Suffolk increase six-fold

School transport appeals in Suffolk increase six-fold

An independent review into the controversial home-to-school transport policy has been announced.


Babergh council confirms outlay of £60,000 after losing two inquiries on same grounds

Babergh council confirms outlay of £60,000 after losing two inquiries on same grounds

Babergh council confirms outlay of £60,000 after losing two inquiries on same grounds

Babergh District Council was twice defeated in the High Court for failing to provide reasons for approving a housing development proposal.


Proposal calls for review of parking in Sudbury and Hadleigh

Proposal calls for review of parking in Sudbury and Hadleigh

Proposal calls for review of parking in Sudbury and Hadleigh

Plans for a major review of parking in Sudbury and Hadleigh have been tabled, which could see fresh measures to support public transport.


Suffolk County Council announces review of controversial school transport policy

Suffolk County Council announces review of controversial school transport policy

Suffolk County Council announces review of controversial school transport policy

The council's new Conservative education chief Mary Evans has apologised to affected parents and vowed for lessons to be learnt.


Plans to recruit extra police officers and increase school funding receives high praise from South Suffolk MP

Plans to recruit extra police officers and increase school funding receives high praise from South Suffolk MP

Plans to recruit extra police officers and increase school funding receives high praise from South Suffolk MP

A total of 54 new officers will be recruited over a 12-month period, while schools in Suffolk are expected to see an increase in funding.


Controversial plans to change Babergh District Council's name are put on ice

Controversial plans to change Babergh District Council's name are put on ice

Controversial plans to change Babergh District Council's name are put on ice

A council has been forced to backtrack on an attempt to change its name in the face of a fierce backlash from taxpayers.


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