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  1. Soprano Laura Wright to open Women's Tour team presentation event

    27 April 2015

    Laura Wright, the England rugby team’s first ever official anthem singer, will open the team presentation for the 2015 Friends Life Women’s Tour on Tuesday 16 June before cycling the route in aid of young athletes from Suffolk. The event will…

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  2. Deadline for proxy vote is looming

    22 April 2015

    The deadline to apply for a postal vote for the elections on 7 May has passed – but you have another week to apply for a proxy vote. If you are registered to vote but haven’t applied for a postal vote and can’t vote on 7 May in person you do…

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  3. Friends of Felixstowe Seafront Gardens seek gardening volunteers

    15 April 2015

    The 2015 gardening season has now begun and the Friends of Felixstowe Seafront Gardens are looking for new volunteers to take part in their first gardening session of the year on Saturday 18 April. There have been some exciting developments since…

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  4. Illegal sound equipment destroyed

    15 April 2015

    Sound equipment seized by Council officers has been destroyed, sending out a clear message that nuisance noise will not be tolerated. The equipment was seized some time ago, following complaints about an illegal event which generated loud repetitive…

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  5. 2015 Suffolk Business Premises Survey

    15 April 2015

    Invest in Suffolk is sending this survey out on behalf of all local authorities of Suffolk. The survey will inform decisions about the needs of businesses for land and premises. As a local business, we would be interested to hear your views on the…

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  6. Climbs and sprints announced for Women’s Tour opening stages

    8 April 2015

    The locations for the designated climbs and sprints for the opening two stages of the Friends Life Women’s Tour in Suffolk and Essex have been confirmed. Each stage of the race will feature two Strava sponsored Queen of the Mountains climbs and two…

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  7. Suffolk Coastal employee is shown the red card

    8 April 2015

    One of Suffolk Coastal’s longest serving employees was given the red card last week – after over 30 years of service to the Council. Senior Accountant, Mike Thorpe marked his retirement with a sending off from the Council at the end of last week…

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  8. Recycle and win!

    8 April 2015

    A new video from the Suffolk Waste Partnership, designed to inform residents how much they are recycling, has gone live today. Entitled 'You Are Recycling Even More', the video is designed not only to inform residents how much they have achieved but…

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  9. Important changes to reporting Housing Benefit fraud

    8 April 2015

    If you think someone is committing benefit fraud, you can now report cases directly to the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP). Housing Benefit cheats are warned that from 1 May 2015, responsibility for investigating housing benefit fraud will be…

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  10. 'My Mate Sportivate' project launches across Suffolk Coastal

    7 April 2015

    Places for People Leisure have partnered up with another local social enterprise and the mental health trust to offer greater access to sports and healthy living activities for people living with ADHD, autism or other mental health issues. The new…

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