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  • lday (Photo by Lode Lagrainge on Unsplash)
    Article: Sep 22, 2020

    Here in South Suffolk we have been fortunate that the number of covid cases has remained mercifully low unlike the case in many major conurbations where case numbers seem to be doubling every 10 days

    Whilst it is true to say that the number of cases is getting close to those recorded in the first wave it is also true that the greatly increased rate of testing makes comparison difficult.

  • iyez (Photo by frank mckenna on Unsplash)
    Article: Sep 18, 2020

    On this site we have in the past marvelled at the ability of Chris Grayling to mess up every ministerial job he has had and yet still come up smelling of roses. He was even chosen to head the Parliamentary Intelligence committee by the Prime Minister and still managed to lose the vote despite the committee having a Conservative majority - see here

  • Cllr. Bryn Hurren
    Article: Sep 16, 2020

    This months article from Bryn our local councillor reflects on the current situation and its impact on serving his local community. He is particularly concerned by the likely impact of the Governments proposed new planning rules. You can read it here

  • l66w (Thanks to Matt Seymour for sharing their work on Unsplash.)
    Article: Sep 15, 2020
    By Councillor Dave Busby

    When you visit the fascinating town of Sudbury do you drive and then park in a short-term car park or look for a space around Market Hill? If so then you may be aware of the ongoing reduction in spaces - rerouting buses and the new health centre may take away even more spaces - such that there is talk of building a multi-storey car park. It seems like an obvious solution …. But.

  • mysh (Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash)
    Article: Sep 14, 2020

    The past week or so has seen a worrying increase in new covid cases reported. Since the initial wave of cases was brought under control by the national lock-down there has been a general consensus that the way to prevent the risk of a second wave was to ensure that the test and trace scheme was indeed approaching the world class standard promised by the Prime Minister for June. The quieter summer gave time to grow capacity, improve processes, improve coordination with local authority public health etc etc