Waveney District Council

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News published February 2012

Council approves budget and Business Plan

Lowestoft Town Hall

Published on 29th February 2012

Waveney District Council this evening approved plans to freeze the portion of Council Tax it receives for a second consecutive year

Having a ball with the Mayor!

Mayor of Lowestoft, Tod Sullivan

Published on 28th February 2012

The Mayor of Lowestoft, Tod Sullivan is holding a ball on Friday 30th March to raise money for local good causes and time is running out for you to buy tickets for this fantastic charitable event!

Take a step for Fairtrade

Photo: Eastern Daily Press / Nick Butcher

Published on 24th February 2012

Waveney and the Mayors of the district's two "Fairtrade Towns" are asking communities to take a step in 2012 to give farmers and workers a better chance to work their way out of poverty.

Waveney wins national award

Jeni Cook (centre) receives and Charges award

Published on 21st February 2012

Waveney collected a national award at a ceremony this week, winning the Best Performing NLIS Level 3 Local Land Charges Department award at the 2012 Land Data Local Land Charges Awards for Excellence.

Council warns of tough times to come


Published on 21st February 2012

Council announces second consecutive annual Council Tax freeze and closing of a 900,000 pound budget gap - but financial pressures are still a cause for concern, Council Leader warns.

Helping the grass roots go greener


Published on 16th February 2012

A special one day conference has been organised next month which will give tree wardens, parish councillors and volunteers all the advice and help they could need to make their area even greener.

Energy help and funding for rural businesses

Renewable energy

Published on 16th February 2012

An ambitious new project that could help small businesses in the Waveney and Suffolk Coastal districts save money by becoming more energy efficient has issued a call to show a demand for the service.

Southwold Ladies Walk plans on public display

Southwold beach huts

Published on 15th February 2012

After discussions with Southwold Town Council, Waveney has agreed to put its plans for new enhanced pathways at Ladies Walk on public display for a few weeks.

Have your say on Waterfront plans

Kirkly waterfront aerial

Published on 10th February 2012

An important leap forward in the transformation of Lowestoft is being taken this week with the revealing of exciting plans for the Kirkley Waterfront Area.

Raising awareness of fuel poverty

Fuel poverty awareness day

Published on 9th February 2012

Waveney District Council is supporting an important awareness campaign, seeking to address a problem which has a detrimental effect on the health and wellbeing of many.

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