Archive for Month: February 2015

  • SUPER FIT HUNDON

    Congratulations to Hundon which came runner up in the large village category of the Suffolk Fit Villages competition. The timing of the award could not have been better as it was just before the bid from the village went before the county council’s Empowering Communities Fund panel. I am delighted that the application was successful…

  • REPORTING HIGHWAYS FAULTS JUST GOT EASIER

    Suffolk’s new online highways fault reporting tool is now up and working. The county council has designed and introduced the new system to make it easier and quicker to report highways faults. It operates with an interactive map so you can plot the exact location of the fault, the most important bit of information for…

  • Autism Survey Across Suffolk

    Suffolk county council today launched the 2015 adult autism survey as part of its commitment to empower adults across the county to live independent, healthy and fulfilled lives within their local communities. The survey can be completed by adults with autism themselves, their carers or of course, together. Responses will help the Suffolk County Council learn…

  • MAGNA CARTA IN CLARE

    This June sees the 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta and nowehre will it be celebrated more enthusiastically than Clare. The town of Clare in Suffolk has a special place in the anniversary because two Lords of Clare, Richard de Clare (Earl of Hertford) and his son Gilbert de Clare (Earl of Hertford and Gloucester) were…

  • LOOK OUT FOR LONELINESS

     AgeUK Suffolk predicts that 15,000 older people in the county can go a month without speaking to a friend, family member or neighbour. This horrible statistic came to light in the preparations for the recent launch of a new campaign by Suffolk’s health professionals, inviting people to play their part to beat loneliness; drawing attention to the…