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Research is being carried out into a number of alternative options for a campus for workers constructing the Sizewell C nuclear power station.

A drive to encourage people to help shape the future of Bury St Edmunds is to be launched in the next few days.

The leader of a conservation farming group is urging the industry to help build public trust in the sector by taking part in an annual showcase event.

Snowdrops are a sure sign that spring is on its way.

A Suffolk MP believes much more needs to be done to mitigate the expected impact of traffic on communities across the east of the county if the Sizewell C nuclear power station is built.

Senior councillors in Suffolk have insisted that the “Greenest County” initiative continues – even though there will be no awards ceremony for the scheme this year.

A carbon neutral scheme has been recognised by a campaign that promotes and rewards environmental best practice.

A Suffolk MP has outlined the Government’s approach to flood protection – and suggested Brexit will enable legislation more tailored to the needs of the UK.

The team behind a Suffolk community woodland has thanked donors towards its new “eco-toilet” – and appealed for extra support.

Detection of a tiny amount of a potentially dangerous radioactive isotope on a Suffolk beach may be down to improved monitoring abilities, according to a year-long investigation by the Environment Agency.

High profile campaigns urging people to stop throwing litter out of car windows are not working it has been claimed.

Talk of a new riverside development and work on the Upper Orwell Crossing has turned the spotlight clearly on Ipswich’s river.

Engineers building a new barrier to protect thousands of homes and businesses from the risk of flooding have shown off the latest stage of the development.

Opposition councillors have called for a referendum over plans to introduce wheelie bins in parts of Colchester – claiming the scheme is in “chaos and confusion”.

Environmentally conscious volunteers are being sought to join a community ‘spring clean’ in their town.

Suffolk Wildlife Trust has reached a new milestone in its £1million appeal to create a watery, wildlife-filled and ‘internationally important’ land of wonder in East Anglia’s Broads – and is reinvigorating its plea for funds on a day of global significance for wetlands.

A virtually constant procession of traffic rumbles north and south on the A12 through Blythburgh, near Southwold, with the stunning Blyth Estuary and the village’s “Cathedral of the Marshes”, the imposing, impressive Holy Trinity Church, being familiar sights for the millions of passers-by.

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