Posts Tagged ‘ Suffolk ’

Suffolk: Police and crime commissioner Tim Passmore defends councillor attendance record

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November 12, 2013

Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner has vowed to stay on as district councillor despite facing criticism the two roles are too much to handle.


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Suffolk: Chamber of Commerce Training Advice Point joins forces with Leap learning support project

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November 12, 2013

A single point of access to information on adult learning and training in Suffolk is to be created through the merger of two organisations based within the county.
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Suffolk: MPs press Chancellor on A14 toll issue

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November 12, 2013

Four of Suffolk’s MPs have met Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne to continue their case against proposals for a toll on a new A14 road in Cambridgeshire.


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Suffolk: Focus falls on sustainability at Grant Thornton’s 2013 Suffolk Ltd event

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November 12, 2013

The vital importance of sustainability to two major businesses in the food supply chain was highlighted today at an event focusing on how Suffolk’s leading companies have performed over the past year.


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Otley/Norwich: Inquiry under way after Suffolk prisoner Darren Wright dies at Norwich prison

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November 12, 2013

An investigation is under way today after a Suffolk man was found hanging in his cell at Norwich prison.
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Suffolk: Community health service provider facing fines

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November 12, 2013

The firm charged with running community health services in Suffolk could be fined for failing to meet targets, it has emerged.
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Suffolk/Essex: Visible signs of recovery in property market is exciting estate agents across Suffolk and Essex

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November 11, 2013

The region’s housing market is showing visible shoots of recovery with a jump in house prices and an increase in people looking to get their foot on the ladder, according to a monthly residential market survey.


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Suffolk/Essex: Park Holidays acquired by Caledonia Investments in £172m deal

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November 11, 2013

A holiday parks business which operates 23 sites across southern and eastern England, including six in Suffolk and Essex, has changed hands in a deal valued at £172million.


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New fire chief for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service

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November 11, 2013

The new man leading Suffolk’s fire service is Mark Hardingham who has been appointed chief fire officer for Suffolk.


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Suffolk/Essex: Charity calls for action after increase in number of people with diabetes

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November 11, 2013

The number of people with diabetes in Suffolk has shot up by more than 1,200 in just one year, new figures show.
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New fire chief for Suffolk is appointed

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November 9, 2013

A new chief fire officer for Suffolk has been appointed.
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Suffolk: Three charged with conspiracy to burgle in court following ram raid

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November 9, 2013

Three men have appeared in court charged with conspiracy to commit burglaries across Suffolk and Norfolk, including a ram raid at a village post office.
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Suffolk: Why the Surviving Winter campaign is so important to so many people

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November 9, 2013

Last year the kind-hearted people of Suffolk gave generously to the Surviving Winter campaign - raising more than £80,000 and helping 800 households. Here, those backing the appeal explain why it is so important.


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Suffolk: Police granted extra time to quiz trio about robberies, including post office ram raid

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November 8, 2013

Police have been given extra time to question three men who were arrested in connection with burglaries in Suffolk, including a ram raid at a post office in Glemsford on Sunday.
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Suffolk/Norfolk: Anglia Business Green 100 list reveals region’s greenest firms

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November 8, 2013

The efforts of businesses across Suffolk and Norfolk to reduce their impact on the environment were celebrated today with the launch of the Anglian Business Green 100.
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Suffolk: What Ofsted had to say about each of the 33 schools visited during spate of inspections

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November 8, 2013

Between September 9 and September 20 Ofsted visited 33 schools as part of a focused inspection to identify patterns in education provision across Suffolk. Here is a summary of what the reports said:
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Police arrest three men after Suffolk ram raid

Three men, including one from the Beccles area, have been arrested following a spate of burglaries in Suffolk which saw a cash machine dragged from a village post office in an early-morning ram raid
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Suffolk: Widow, 84, claims it has been like ‘living on a desert island’ after four-week battle with BT over faulty phone line

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November 6, 2013

An 84-year-old Suffolk widow has been left feeling she’s “living on a desert island” after losing her BT phone line four weeks ago.


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Suffolk: Rural police unit extended to cover all of county

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November 6, 2013

A police unit targeting criminals hare coursing and livestock rustling has been extended to cover all of Suffolk.
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Suffolk/Essex: Fire fighters announce fourth strike over pensions

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November 6, 2013

Fire fighters in Suffolk and north Essex will go on strike again in a dispute with the government over their pension plans.
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Suffolk: Fire crews receive numerous calls to bonfires over Guy Fawkes night

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November 6, 2013

Fire crews in Suffolk have reported a busy night attending reports of fire which turn out to be bonfires under control.
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