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  1. Primary kids taught to be wise

    3 March 2015

    Hundreds of local primary school children are being taught to be good citizens – thanks to an innovative educational scheme. Delivered through funding from the Police and Crime Commissioner and Suffolk Coastal Community Enabling Budget, the…

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  2. Suffolk is spring cleaned by local litter picks

    3 March 2015

    The Suffolk Waste Partnership is encouraging more residents to join in local efforts to clean up towns, villages and countryside to help make Suffolk the Greenest County by getting involved in a litter pick during 2015. Already, several groups across…

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  3. Emergency planning training programme launched

    2 March 2015

    Organisers of a new project aimed at training community volunteers from across the county to deal with emergencies are delighted to announce their programme of courses for 2015. Stowupland Parish Council working closely with Mid Suffolk District…

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  4. Suffolk Coastal adopts Living Wage

    27 February 2015

    Suffolk Coastal District Council has voted to adopt the Living Wage for its employees. At last night’s Full Council meeting (Thursday, 26 February, 2015), Councillors voted for Suffolk Coastal to ‘become a living wage employer for direct…

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  5. Suffolk Coastal Business and Community Awards announces finalists for the new Chairman’s Award

    27 February 2015

    Suffolk Coastal District Council has announced Brafe Engineering, Notcutts and Revetts as finalists for The Chairman’s Award at this year’s Suffolk Coastal business & Community Awards. The finalists were selected from nominations made by…

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  6. New headquarters revealed

    27 February 2015

    Suffolk Coastal has revealed the site of its new headquarters building. At last night’s Full Council meeting (Thursday, 26 February, 2015), Councillors were told that the move to nearby Melton is all set to go ahead. Last year (September 2014),…

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  7. Council Tax frozen for fifth year

    26 February 2015

    Longer-term planning and continued efficiency savings are paying dividends for the people of Suffolk Coastal – where Council Tax is being frozen for the fifth consecutive year. Suffolk Coastal’s Full Council meeting on Thursday, 26 February,…

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  8. New dementia friendly movement to music classes launched

    26 February 2015

    Places for People Leisure have partnered up with Age UK Suffolk to present Forget-Me-Not movement to music sessions at both Brackenbury Sports Centre in Felixstowe and Leiston Leisure Centre. There will be 7 classes at each site including a taster…

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  9. Leiston man guilty of benefit fraud

    24 February 2015

    A Leiston man has pleaded guilty to benefit fraud. David John Cook, of Neale Close, Leiston, appeared at Ipswich Magistrates Court on Tuesday 17 February 2015. He pleaded guilty to three charges under the Social Security Administration Act 1992;…

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  10. Green-minded enthusiasts invited to master the art of composting

    23 February 2015

    Suffolk Master Composters are inviting green-minded enthusiasts to join their ranks and master the art of composting this spring. New volunteers will receive expert training from the Suffolk Waste Partnership and Garden Organic to enable them to act…

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