Suffolk Chamber News
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Contractors Amey are working on behalf of Highways England to complete essential repair and maintenance work on the Bascule Bridge on the A12 in Lowestoft. Subject to weather conditions, Amey plan to start work on Monday 23 January, finishing by Monday 20 February, working between 8pm and 6am.
To see further details of the closure together with plans to mitigate the impact on users, please click here.
You will also wish to note that the road number changing of the A12 between Lowestoft and Yarmouth to the A47 begins today and is expected to take about a month to complete.
Local businesses are being urged to help shape the future delivery of new houses and businesses and road and rail network investments across the county at a Lowestoft event on 2nd February.
Nearly 250 Suffolk businesses packed Trinity Park in Ipswich earlier today (January 13th) to hear at first-hand how they could benefit from EDF Energy’s plans for a new power station at Sizewell at an event jointly hosted with Suffolk Chamber of Commerce.
An innovative scheme has leveraged nearly £2m into helping train employees in Suffolk and Norfolk and made nearly three thousand training grants. Launched two years ago, as part of the Greater Ipswich City Deal and delivered by Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, the Employer Training Incentive Pilot (ETIP) has been so successful that regretfully the fund has now been fully allocated and no new applications can be considered.
Suffolk companies are being urged to hear at first-hand how they could benefit from EDF Energy’s plans for a new power station at Sizewell at a free event jointly hosted with Suffolk Chamber of Commerce.
As your Police and Crime Commissioner it’s my job to ensure you as a Suffolk taxpayer gets the very best value for money for policing in the county. At the moment I don’t believe we get a reasonable share of funding so I am launching this campaign to get public support to make a case to Government for a fairer settlement.