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What risk assessment questions are schools asking ahead of June 1 opening?

What risk assessment questions are schools asking ahead of June 1 opening?

What risk assessment questions are schools asking ahead of June 1 opening?

Dozens of questions are being asked by schools in Suffolk as they prepare to open schools from June 1 in a bid to ensure safety.


‘War like’ production effort is helping to defeat Covid-19

‘War like’ production effort is helping to defeat Covid-19

‘War like’ production effort is helping to defeat Covid-19

Lynvale, in Falconer Road, Haverhill, has made millions of parts used in the production of face shields and also makes its own face visors


Bank opens again after enforced two week closure

Bank opens again after enforced two week closure

Bank opens again after enforced two week closure

Barclays branch in Haverhill has reopened


£3 million a month support plan to keep care homes open

£3 million a month support plan to keep care homes open

£3 million a month support plan to keep care homes open

Suffolk County Council financial package supporting care homes


PPE fast response has helped to limit supply problems

PPE fast response has helped to limit supply problems

PPE fast response has helped to limit supply problems

Government provision was unlikely to have met demand in Suffolk, it has been revealed.


Covid-19 action group looks to continue once crisis is over

Covid-19 action group looks to continue once crisis is over

Covid-19 action group looks to continue once crisis is over

The Matilda Rose - Action Squad has been supporting people in Haverhill since the end of March


First look at Government's guidelines for primary schools reopening

First look at Government's guidelines for primary schools reopening

First look at Government's guidelines for primary schools reopening

No sharing of toys or materials, supervised handwashing and no end-of-term traditions all feature in the latest guidelines for primary schools.


Letter writing scheme can bring together different generations

Letter writing scheme can bring together different generations

Letter writing scheme can bring together different generations

YOPEY, in Stradishall, is inviting young people to use their pens in an bid to brighten up older people's lives


School staff team up to answer the call for more PPE

School staff team up to answer the call for more PPE

School staff team up to answer the call for more PPE

Stour Valley Community school teacher Dan Stephens has been making face shield brackets on a 3D printer, plus more besides


Dry cleaners open for business again

Dry cleaners open for business again

Dry cleaners open for business again

Magic Touch Drycleaners in Haverhill town centre has reopened for business


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