If the county continues to be neglected, the local elections could prove something of a shock.
Posts Tagged: Suffolk
Linking the Ports of Felixstowe and Harwich would create a strategic hub linking the UK with suppliers and customers across the globe.
The town has been effectively excluded from power and from the growth it underpins.
Judy Terry: The demands to make car travel more expensive ignore the political and economic realities
Will council employees have their already generous mileage allowances raised to cover the extra costs?
Judy Terry: Suffolk has shown has small charities can make a big difference in helping the vulnerable
A Community Foundation in the county helps the old with insulation improvements and the young to turn away from knife crime.
Too many have non-existent brakes and inadequate lights. We need courses in public parks to ensure roadworthiness and proficiency.
Retraining older workers wishing to renew their careers, is a priority. There is a lot of hidden talent.
Izzi Seccombe: During this crisis, I’m proud of how Conservative councils are delivering the help needed
The focus has been on the vulnerable – the elderly, the lonely, and getting homeless people off the streets and into secure accommodation.
These bodies are supposed to ensure the needs of patients are being met. Yet this work is being neglected.
Each ward member is given an enabling communities budget of £7,500 per year, funded from the New Homes Bonus.
Preparations must be made to clear the backlog of court cases and prosecutions. There will be great pressure on charities helping victims.
No-one wants to be thought nosey and interfering, but protecting the elderly from scammers is essential.
Judy Terry: Suffolk residents are facing a Council Tax increase, yet the wasteful spending continues
Ipswich Borough Council’s decision to “improve” the Cornhill, a popular public space fronting the former Town Hall, is proving disastrous.
In Suffolk, it is proposed to change the service to meet changing need, with a focus on sharing buildings and working with other organisations to maximise benefits.
There are glossy reports and poorly attended meetings. But obvious failings are ignored.