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Hundreds of thousands of Suffolk households could have to pay £50 a year if they want to continue to recycle their garden waste through the brown bin scheme.

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Brown bins are used for garden waste, but there could soon be a charge

Hundreds of thousands of Suffolk households could have to pay £50 a year if they want to continue to recycle their garden waste through the brown bin scheme.

Yesterday, 08:35
Stephen Rose, SSE head of offshore wind generation

The man tasked with ensuring the smooth operation of a £1.6bn windfarm off the Suffolk coast has explained the challenges of overseeing 140 turbines capable of powering half-a-million homes and the contractual “crossroads” his firm faces next year.

Thursday, July 2, 2015
015 Tony Pick 5~2

The sky’s now quite literally the limit when it comes to exploring landscapes - as cutting-edge technology is giving photographers new bird’s eye views from the skies that are more intimate than ever before.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Stansted Airport

A report into the future of Britain’s airports does not rule out a second runway at Stansted – and raises fears of extra night flights to the Essex airport.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Travellers reportedly arrived in Grange Farm, Kesgrave on June 15.

Work to move travellers on from parkland in Grange Farm, Kesgrave, is due to continue today, more than two weeks after travellers first arrived.

Friday, June 26, 2015
RSPB Minsmere

Conservationists across Europe have united in a fight to prevent EU wildlife and landscape protection laws being watered down.

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Stuck hedgehog

It’s a classic case of misjudged distances – a child trying to fit between fence railings and getting their head stuck.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Sarah Bartram arrives at West Suffolk House with her supporters to hand over the Hollow Road Farm waste site petition.

Campaigners are “furious” a council has not yet rejected a controversial site in Bury St Edmunds as the proposed location for a combined waste facility, recycling centre and vehicle depot.

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