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  1. Seeing more of Suffolk on screen – promoting our landmarks and landscapes to the film industry

    By Suffolk County Council on July 6th, 2016

    Seeing more of Suffolk on screen – promoting our landmarks and landscapes to the film industry

    Suffolk County Council is currently managing a tender process ‘Building Suffolk’s Screen Industries’ on behalf of all Suffolk’s local authorities. The aim is to find a film industry expert to help establish Suffolk as the go-to place to …

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  2. Scams Awareness Month – July 2016

    By Police Connect Team on July 6th, 2016

    July is Scams Awareness Month; this national campaign from Trading Standards and Citizens Advice aims to spread awareness of scams and how people can go about reporting them. Scams Awareness Month commenced on Monday 4 July and the theme for the …

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  3. Improved East Anglia devolution settlement to be debated by councils

    By Suffolk County Council on July 5th, 2016

    Improved East Anglia devolution settlement to be debated by councils

    Proposed devolution deals for East Anglia published today would deliver £300m over five years for housing and £45m a year (for 30 years) to increase jobs, provide better infrastructure and drive growth in local businesses and the …

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  4. Small change for a big change – Fundraising event at the new Debenham Library

    By Suffolk Libraries on July 4th, 2016

    Following the opening of Suffolk’s newest library in Debenham, the Debenham Library Foundation Friends Group is celebrating the move by holding a special fundraising event this Sunday where the streets of the village will be lined with coins. The …

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  5. County Council unanimously supports motion to stamp out hate crime

    By Suffolk County Council on July 1st, 2016

    County Council unanimously supports motion to stamp out hate crime

    Suffolk County Councillors unanimously showed their support today, welcoming the contribution of people from all countries, faiths and cultures. As part of the Full Council meeting, councillors agreed to include an urgent motion for consideration …

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  6. Devolution poll results show support for greater local decision making in Suffolk

    By Suffolk County Council on June 27th, 2016

    Devolution poll results show support for greater local decision making in Suffolk

    The results of a Suffolk-wide resident poll on devolution show that three out of five people support the idea of giving more decision making powers to East Anglia. As part of an independent poll carried out by Ipsos MORI on behalf of Suffolk …

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  7. Come and join in with The Big Friendly Read! – Suffolk Libraries launches Summer Reading Challenge 2016

    By Suffolk Libraries on June 20th, 2016

    Come and join in with The Big Friendly Read! – Suffolk Libraries launches Summer Reading Challenge 2016

    The Summer Reading Challenge is the UK's biggest reading for pleasure programme in libraries for primary school aged children, with 800,000 children taking part last year. 2015 was the most successful ever in Suffolk with over 8,200 children …

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  8. Aggressive security firm salesmen ordered to pay over £6000 victim compensation and costs

    By Suffolk County Council on June 1st, 2016

    A director and a salesman from a security alarm firm, who used high pressure sales techniques, have received suspended jail terms and ordered to pay over £6000 at Ipswich Crown Court, late last week. Earlier this year, Kevin Powell, 35, director of …

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  9. May 2015 New Angle Prize for Literature - Open for entries

    By Ipswich Institute on May 30th, 2016

    The fifth biennial competition for the New Angle Prize for Literature will be launched later this year and the judges for the competition can now be revealed. The NAP judges for 2017 Midge Gillies Cambridgeshire-based biographer and director of …

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  10. Proposed new heritage centre receives over £0.5million grant

    By Suffolk County Council on May 23rd, 2016

    Proposed new heritage centre receives over £0.5million grant

    Suffolk County Council’s Record Office has received support* and a grant of over £0.5 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) towards their proposals for a new heritage centre. The development funding of £538,100 has been awarded to help …

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