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East Suffolk Council says for those who want to help the people of Ukraine, to support the work of the British Red Cross.

It’s working directly with its Ukrainian counterparts in the country – as charities ask for cash  donations rather than anything else.

Candlelit vigils are planned at local churches this weekend. Details of how to support the British Red Cross appeal can be found on our website.

Meanwhile, as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Suffolk County Council says its to stop using Russian gas in its offices and schools.

The £10 million pound contract with state owned supplier Gazprom started in 2020 and was due to end next next year.

Now Council leader Matthew Hicks says its important to play a part in bringing an end to this act of aggression on a free and peaceful nation.

Lowestoft Town Council have also cancelled a contract with Gazprom.

 

 

 

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