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  1. Extended weekend hours at Suffolk’s Household Waste Recycling Centres

    By Suffolk CC on May 9th, 2016

    From Wednesday 1 June 2016, the opening hours at Suffolk’s Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) will be changing to offer site users extended hours on Sundays, Bank Holidays, and on a Thursday evening during the summer months, reflecting …

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  2. A different kind of book club – chosen by readers, for readers. Brave New Reads 2016 recommends six brilliant books and launches a summer of fantastic events across East Anglia!

    By Suffolk Libraries on May 5th, 2016

    Suffolk Libraries is again supporting Brave New Reads which is a unique reading programme taking place in 18 libraries across Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire. With author events, book clubs, writing workshops and quizzes, Brave New Reads helps …

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  3. Do you or someone you know struggle to live without central heating?

    By Suffolk County Council on April 27th, 2016

    Do you or someone you know struggle to live without central heating?

    Suffolk’s Warm Homes Healthy People service (supported by all the District, Borough and County Councils in Suffolk) has secured funding from central government to help 270 households across Suffolk have fully-funded first time central heating. …

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  4. Young people star in new film about positive mental health

    By Suffolk County Council on April 20th, 2016

    A new film to highlight the experiences of young people when dealing with their emotional wellbeing and mental ill health has been premiered today with pupils from Samuel Ward Academy The film, which places young people centre stage, is designed …

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  5. Suffolk County Council responds to today’s ‘De Cluttering of Road Signs’ Department for Transport announcement

    By Suffolk County Council on April 19th, 2016

    Suffolk County Council’s Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport, Cllr James Finch said: “The Council is aware that Sir Alan Duncan MP has been calling for the ‘decluttering’ of road signage for a number of years and is set to lead a …

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  6. Suffolk Libraries launches new scheme to support young people’s mental health

    By Suffolk Libraries on April 13th, 2016

    Suffolk Libraries is getting behind a national scheme to support young people with mental health issues. ‘Reading Well for young people’ is a new scheme which provides expert information and a recommended reading list to help tackle some of …

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  7. Sudbury pharmacies gain Healthy Living status

    By Suffolk County Council on April 6th, 2016

    Two Sudbury pharmacies have achieved Healthy Living Pharmacy status, offering enhanced face to face support to keep people healthy, by offering services such as weight management and help to quit smoking. Boots Pharmacy based at Market Hill and …

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  8. Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service Consultation Feedback Published

    By Suffolk County Council on April 6th, 2016

    Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service has published all of the feedback received as part of its Integrated Risk Management Plan consultation. Full details can be found at  www.suffolk.gov.uk/fireredesign   This document, produced by Opinion Research …

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  9. Composting offer now available to Suffolk’s residents

    By Suffolk County Council on April 6th, 2016

    The Suffolk Waste Partnership has today launched a fantastic new scheme to help people compost garden waste at home across the county. A number of items can be purchased through www.getcomposting.com which helps people reduce their garden and …

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  10. Councils and fire service launch new project to ensure fire safety in mixed-use buildings

    By Suffolk County Council on April 5th, 2016

    Two Suffolk councils have joined forces with the county’s fire service to implement a new project that will check the safety arrangements in mixed-use buildings. Private Sector Housing officers from Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils …

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