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  1. East of England ambulance delays: 20 patients have died, says MP

    on January 17th, 2018

    The deaths occurred when a trust did not move into its highest emergency level, Clive Lewis MP says.

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  2. Cambridge 'cannabis' school bus driver arrested

    on January 17th, 2018

    Pupils were allowed out of the bus before the 28-year-old man was tested and arrested, police say.

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  3. Suffolk County Council to borrow £21m for road repairs

    on January 15th, 2018

    The council says it plans to repay the money over 15 years.

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  4. New clampdown against fly-tippers

    By johann@ruralcity.co.uk (Ruralcity Media) on January 15th, 2018

    The government has unveiled new powers to tackle fly-tipping and plans to combat the dumping of illegal waste. New powers will be granted for the Environment Agency to tackle waste crime, said Defra on Monday (15 January). Meanwhile, a …

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  5. Post offices given community status

    By johann@ruralcity.co.uk (Ruralcity Media) on January 12th, 2018

    Some 3000 post office counters have been designated “community branches” as they deliver services to rural residents, says the government. Business minister Andrew Griffiths was responding to a parliamentary written question about …

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  6. Rural views sought on community rail

    By johann@ruralcity.co.uk (Ruralcity Media) on January 11th, 2018

    RURAL residents are being urged to respond to a Department for Transport consultation on community railways. A community rail line is a railway supported by a local partnership giving local people a say in the development and promotion of routes, …

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  7. Rural homes 'face higher fuel bills'

    By johann@ruralcity.co.uk (Ruralcity Media) on January 9th, 2018

    Government green energy proposals could force up rural heating bills, claim oil companies. Almost one million rural households in England and Wales could see their heating bills soar if new government proposals go ahead, it is argued. The claim was …

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  8. Waste and Recycling Calendar 2018

    By Leeann Jackson-Eve on November 12th, 2016

    Mid Suffolk District Council will no longer be handing out Waste and Recycling Calendars to individual households. Please visit the Useful Info section of this website to download or print out a copy. If you know someone who does not have access …

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