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Councils to be allowed to hold virtual meetings under emergency powers

Councils to be allowed to hold virtual meetings under emergency powers

Councils to be allowed to hold virtual meetings under emergency powers

own, district and county councils will be able to hold remote meetings after the government introduced emergency powers.


Self-employed people to benefit from new scheme

Self-employed people to benefit from new scheme

Self-employed people to benefit from new scheme

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has today revealed a grant of up to £2,500 a month for self-employed people but they can't get it until June.


Re-think closure of Newmarket's recycling site, district urges

Re-think closure of Newmarket's recycling site, district urges

Re-think closure of Newmarket's recycling site, district urges

Pressure is increasing on a county council to re-open Newmarket’s recycling centre after a district leader backed bringing it back into use.


Newmarket Town Council calls for more accountability of members

Newmarket Town Council calls for more accountability of members

Newmarket Town Council calls for more accountability of members

Town councillors have called for more accountability from members of the authority who are also district and county councillors.


Conservatives hold on to Newmarket county and district council seats

Conservatives hold on to Newmarket county and district council seats

Conservatives hold on to Newmarket county and district council seats

Karen Soons and Andy Drummond have won district and county council seats left by Robin Millar, who resigned last year when he became an MP.


Suffolk Police rates climb by 33% in eight years

Suffolk Police rates climb by 33% in eight years

Suffolk Police rates climb by 33% in eight years

The amount council tax-payers have to pay towards Suffolk’s police will have soared by a third since 2012, if latest proposals are passed.


Newmarket councillor 'disappointed' Tory candidate for district by-election not from town

Newmarket councillor 'disappointed' Tory candidate for district by-election not from town

Newmarket councillor 'disappointed' Tory candidate for district by-election not from town

A Conservative town councillor said he was ‘disappointed’ that the candidate selected to fight a by-election does not live in the town.


New council HQ looks to the future

New council HQ looks to the future

New council HQ looks to the future

Burwell’s county councillor Josh Schumann joined Cambridgeshire’s civic leaders as they celebrated the start of work on the county’s new hub.


Newmarket set to go the polls again in fourth election in the space of a year

Newmarket set to go the polls again in fourth election in the space of a year

Newmarket set to go the polls again in fourth election in the space of a year

Newmarket residents are set to go back to the polls in the new year, with some set to cast three votes.


Funding set to be restored to Suffolk CABs

Funding set to be restored to Suffolk CABs

Funding set to be restored to Suffolk CABs

Citizens Advice Bureaux across Suffolk have been given a funding reprieve after council finance chiefs performed a u-turn on cuts.


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