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Let's Keep Life Moving - Latest Government Campaign

28 July 2021

Watch the latest Government campaign urging the public to continue being cautious despite the end of legal requirements on coronavirus restrictions.
 
Let’s keep life moving.
 
o Let fresh air in when indoors
o Test twice a week
o Wear a face covering in crowded places
o Check into venues using the NHS COVID-19 app
o Wash hands regularly
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The MS Island Sky arrival in Lowestoft

27 July 2021

On Friday 23 July, Peter Aldous MP for Waveney, Cllr Alan Green Mayor of Lowestoft, Cllr Craig Rivett, Danny Steel and Amie Cullen from Lowestoft Vision, Paul Ager, Divisional Port Manager (East Anglia) and Jay Medina, Commercial Manager for Associated British Ports, met with the Captain of the Island Sky on this commemorative visit to Lowestoft, Britain’s most easterly town.

Image Credit: Associated British Ports

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Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor - Kirkley Ward

23 July 2021

Notice is hereby given that due to the resignation of Councillor Jacqueline Hardie, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Town Council.

  1. A by-election to fill the vacancy will be held if ten electors for the ward give notice in writing claiming such an election to the Returning Officer not later than 12 August 2021.
  2. The Address of the Returning Officer is: Riverside 4 Canning Road Lowestoft NR33 0EQ
  3. If no such notice is given the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

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Message Cascaders Latest Infographic - 19 July 2021

21 July 2021

Message Cascaders latest infographic provides information about the easing of lockdown rule changes that came into effect from 19 July 2021. Find out how to stay safe and help prevent the spread of coronavirus on the GOV.UK website.

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Traffic Monitoring Sensors Installation

15 July 2021

A new generation of traffic sensors are being installed across a number of locations in the County. The Vivacity sensor is intended to capture the number of pedestrian, cycle and vehicle movements all year round, to get a better understanding of the current numbers and seasonal trends. 

There will be a total of 20 sensors across Suffolk installed, which together will enable Suffolk County Council Transport Strategy Team to better judge the success or need for any future transport related schemes in the area. In Lowestoft two censors will be installed, one on Dell Road and the second on Bridge Road.

The system is fully GDPR compliant as it does not actually store any personal information, just summary information with no pictures.

The locations as below: 

Town

Street

Haverhill

High St

Bury St Edmunds

Looms Lane

Sudbury

Croft Rd

Ipswich

Bridge St

Ipswich

Neptune Quay

Bury St Edmunds

Out Risbygate

Stowmarket

St Marys Road

Bury St Edmunds

Eastgate St

Lowestoft

Dell Rd

Stowmarket

Ipswich St

Kesgrave

Main Rd

Ipswich

Digby Rd

Ipswich

Nacton Rd

Ipswich

Upper Brook St

Bury St Edmunds

Tollgate Lane

Felixstowe

Hamilton Rd

Ipswich

Princes St

Claydon

Church lane

Woodbridge

Hasketon Rd

Lowestoft

Bridge Rd

 

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Reporting Crimes Online

14 July 2021

Following from the vandalism that occurred earlier this month, the Town Council is encouraging any incidents of crime to be reported to Suffolk Police. Crimes can be reported swiftly on the Suffolk Constabulary website through their online forms or call 101. In an emergency, dial 999.

Image credit: Ken Chambu

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Election of a Town Councillor for the Lowestoft Elmtree Parish Ward

9 July 2021

Lowestoft Town Council had one vacancy for a Town Councillor for Elmtree ward, which has now been filled after the elections held on Thursday 8 July 2021. The Town Council looks forward to welcoming Elise Youngman. The Town Council now has 20 councillors in office. 

This declaration is also displayed on East Suffolk Council’s website.  

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Lowestoft Rubbish Friends - Litter Pick, 4 July 2021

6 July 2021

On Sunday, 4 July, volunteers from the Lowestoft Rubbish Friends spent the afternoon collecting over 20 bin bags of litter by East Coast College, targeting the worst of these areas. The Town Council thanks the Lowestoft Rubbish Friends for their time and efforts in making Lowestoft a clear and safe environment for all.

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One Jab Is Half A Job Message

6 July 2021

Analysis from public health at Suffolk County Council shows that in the 20-49 age groups, 75% of eligible females have had their first vaccine dose and 42% have had their second dose. However, in the same age range, 66% of eligible males have had their first vaccine dose and just 27% have had their second.

These figures come as Suffolk Resilience Forum has launched a new video promoting the message ‘One Jab Is Half A Job’, noting the importance of everyone getting fully vaccinated. This video is available on the Suffolk County Council YouTube page.

To book a vaccination or call NHS 119.

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Post Office Limited - Pakefield - NR33 0JT

5 July 2021

The Pakefield Post Office, located at NR33 0JT, will restore its services on Thursday 15 July 2021.

The branch closed temporarily in September 2020, following the resignation of the temporary agent who had been operating this branch on their behalf. The new service will be operated from the same premises by a new postmaster and will offer a wide range of Post Office products and services.

For further information please visit the Consultation Hub. Customer information materials will also be available in branch. 

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