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Peninsula schoolchildren are set to lose tens of thousands of pounds in funding in Government cuts according to figures showing the levels of change in per pupil funding across primary and secondary schools in the region were revealed.
Hustings in Harkstead
Voters are being given the opportunity to question the candidates to become South Suffolk's next member of parliament.
A row has erupted in Holbrook after a primary school announced it was opening a breakfast club and after school provision, on the same site where Holbrook Pre-school Play Group and the Cabin operates.
We reveal four main South Suffolk Prospective Parliamentary candidates following Prime Minister Boris Johnson's call for a General Election to be held on December 12, after he failed to deliver the promised October 31 Brexit.
There are so many things happening on the Shotley Peninsula but keeping up with everything can be a challenge.
It is with this in mind that the Shotley Peninsula News and Features website has been launched as a catch all for everything going on in this beautiful corner of Suffolk.
We plan to bring you the very latest on all issues which affect us on the natural triangle set between the rivers Orwell and Stour and the A137.
This includes house building, which quite often is not part of any strategic long term thinking. For example, a planning application in Brantham or Shotley will have an effect on both villages, as well as everyone in-between given the infrastructure, or perhaps lack of it.
It is a similar situation with businesses, in whatever field, which could mean more jobs, better services and facilities, or have unintended consequences.
Although many more people are making their homes on the peninsula and want to know what is around, there are many others who have lived here for generations and like to be informed with facts when something good, or bad happens to people they may have a link with.
Tourism is a positive benefit to the whole peninsula, walks, trails and river trips all attract locals and visitors alike, so promoting the area in positive manner whenever possible is vital to the economy.
Spending the Peninsula Pound is something we will be encouraging residents and visitors alike to be doing - Buy Local, use the services and tradespeople on the peninsula.
Whatever the story, or picture, we will publish with Honesty, Transparency and Integrity and we welcome your contributions to this service aimed at benefiting the larger peninsula community.
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