Plans Move Closer For Major Homes Build With Rifle Club Relocation

Despite opposition from local action groups over a number of years, plans to build 385 new homes on the edge of Felixstowe, opposite another field where permission has been granted for 190, have gone a step closer with plans for the relocation of Felixstowe Rifle Club to a new state-of-the-art premises now approved in principle – and new drawings submitted to SCDC seeking permission for … Continue reading Plans Move Closer For Major Homes Build With Rifle Club Relocation

New Funding Stream Launced For Youth Holiday Activities

East Suffolk Youth Priority Action Group (ESYPAG) has now launched the second round of funding for their youth holiday activities programme.  The aim of the programme is to improve the variety of opportunities available to young people aged between school years 7 – 13 (ages 11-18 years) in east Suffolk, with the ESP providing £50,000 in funding to support the initiative over the next two … Continue reading New Funding Stream Launced For Youth Holiday Activities

Constituency Tour: An Invitation to Meet Your MP Therese Coffey

Have you got questions about Brexit? Or concerns how the new parliament headed by Mrs May is going to affect our region? Or just issues about local politics in your own community? Well now’s your chance to have your say as MP Dr Therese Coffey will be visiting every town and village in her constituency  during the final week of August. From Tuesday 30th August … Continue reading Constituency Tour: An Invitation to Meet Your MP Therese Coffey

Another Lifesaving Defibrillator For Felixstowe

Another defibrillator has been installed, at the Harbourmaster’s Office at Felixstowe Ferry, making this the sixth community public access device in Felixstowe. Cllr Andy Smith donated £1,490 from his Enabling Community budget to support the new portable device which can be used by anyone to help restart the heart when someone has a cardiac arrest. A number of people nearby will be given training and … Continue reading Another Lifesaving Defibrillator For Felixstowe

One Care Home Closes While Another Achieves Outstanding Rating

After 28 years in operation Leopold Rd Nursing Home has closed – with 36 residents needing to find new accommodation A spokeswoman for the home said the operators – who also run the St Mary’s Nursing Home near Cobbold’s Point on the seafront and Witnesham Nursing Home – had always strived to maintain and raise standards. But shortage of nurses, restrictions on immigration and the … Continue reading One Care Home Closes While Another Achieves Outstanding Rating

SCDC and Waveney Councils Vote to Merge

Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils’ Cabinets have unanimously approved the proposal to create a new single Council for east Suffolk.  The Cabinets of the two Councils last met in March to consider the five different options for partnership development and as a result it was proposed that a more detailed case should be considered for the preferred option of a formal merger. At a … Continue reading SCDC and Waveney Councils Vote to Merge

Summer Fun at Landguard

Talking horses, bugs and beasties, fairy-tales and beach combing. If your looking for summer activities for the kids there’s something for everyone on the Landguard Peninsula with a packed programme of events and activities for all the family. The Summer Holiday Quiz Trail is running at Landguard Fort from Monday 1st to Wednesday 31st daily from 10am – 4pm. At Felixstowe Museum, children can meet … Continue reading Summer Fun at Landguard