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  1. Get nominating for this year's Design Awards

    23 January 2015

    The Quality of Place Award scheme is back for the fifth time and is on the hunt for nominations for the best designs which contribute to the environment of the district. Launched in 2010, the awards puts the spotlight on the efforts being made by…

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  2. Drop-in sessions on future of the area

    22 January 2015

    Local people are being urged to attend a series of drop-in sessions to have their say on the future development of their area. Suffolk Coastal recently produced two key Local Plan documents - the Site Allocations and Area Specific Policies…

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  3. Keep warm this winter

    16 January 2015

    Suffolk Coastal is reminding people to take care during the cold weather and is encouraging those who may be entitled, to get help heating their homes. The message comes as NHS England issues a cold weather alert for the next seven days and warns…

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  4. Suffolk to host opening stage of Friends Life Women’s Tour in 2015

    13 January 2015

    The 2015 Friends Life Women’s Tour will start off where the inaugural edition finished last May, as Bury St Edmunds and Suffolk welcome the opening stage of the race on Wednesday 17 June. The opening stage will take 100 of the world’s top female…

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  5. Inspiring women to get involved in sport

    13 January 2015

    A national campaign has been launched to encourage and inspire more women to participate in sport. 'This Girl Can' is a celebration of active women across the UK taking part in sport and physical activity without any worries about how they look. The…

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  6. Residents warned to beware possible Council Tax scam

    12 January 2015

    Local residents are being warned to watch out for a possible Council Tax scam. Suffolk Coastal was made aware of the possible scam, after a Kesgrave man received an email, entitled ‘Your Council Tax Bill Overdue’, claiming he had an unpaid…

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  7. 2015 Suffolk Internship programme now open for applications

    7 January 2015

    Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils have three internship placements available this year which are open to graduates, undergraduates and school leavers. These placements are aimed at young people who are driven and want to make a difference…

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  8. New Change4Life campaign encourages families to make Sugar Swaps

    7 January 2015

    A new Change4Life campaign launched by Public Health England encourages parents to cut down the amount of sugar their children consume by making one or more simple swaps. Eating and drinking too much sugar means extra calories, which causes fat to…

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  9. Funding opportunity for SME engineering businesses

    7 January 2015

    Small and medium sized engineering firms can apply for skills funding to help their businesses grow through the Government's Employer Ownership Fund. Recently a new tranche of funding has became available aimed directly at SME businesses encouraging…

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  10. Survey lifts roof on future housing demand

    6 January 2015

    Newly released survey data reveals that the majority of people enjoy living in Suffolk, and paves the way for housing chiefs to forecast and act on housing needs for the county for years to come. The first countywide housing survey, commissioned by…

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