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Flytipping incidents in Ipswich have risen by almost one-third in the past three years according to new figures.

Yesterday, 10:21
Bridge campaigners Peter and Mary Curry and Jane Welsh with Braintree MP James Cleverly. Picture: Hywel Barrett

The cost of closing Finchingfield Bridge could be counted in bodies, says the village’s GP surgery.

Yesterday, 10:44
Colchester Borough Council leader Paul Smith, Leisure World manager Paul Youngman, business development officer Jake Neale, Welcome Zone assistant Peter Slovák and personal trainer Debbie Gee are encouraging sport.

Leisure centres in Colchester are encouraging a healthy lifestyle by joining in with a National Fitness Day on September 9.

Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House in Ipswich.

The number of high earners at Suffolk County Council has risen for the first time in four years, according to new figures.

Saturday, August 29, 2015
The Energy from Waste Site in Great Blakenham.

Nearly a year after it first started to turn Suffolk’s waste into something useful – electricity – the Great Blakenham incinerator is helping to keep rubbish out of the county’s holes in the ground.

Friday, August 28, 2015
Sheepen Place office development scheme at night - artist's impression

Proposals have been submitted for two new office buildings planned for central Colchester.

Friday, August 28, 2015
Colchester Borough Council leader Paul Smith is asking for feedback about the skate park in a new survey

Views are wanted on ways to improve the skate park at Leisure World Colchester.

Friday, August 28, 2015
The Woodbridge Heritage Group are campaigning against the proposed relocation of

For 35 years it has been rooted to the same spot in a Suffolk town – representing a defiant stand against an unyielding adversary.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Registry offices will be replaced if closed.

A senior county councillor overseeing a review of registry offices in Essex has said he would do nothing to shake the “bedrock” of marriage.

Paul Geater - Opinion

Thursday, August 27, 2015

By the time this is published I shall be on my way to the Clacton Air Show – along with up to 200,000 other aviation enthusiasts.

Thursday, August 20, 2015
Students were jumping for joy at their A-level results - but you'd never have known it from the muted response from the county council.

Suffolk’s education system hasn’t had a great time over recent years as other counties have motored up the league tables leaving us lagging behind.

Thursday, August 13, 2015
Upper Brook Street, Ipswich.

Ipswich MP Ben Gummer is absolutely right to insist that partners in the Vision for Ipswich need to take advantage of the next two years because after then the economic cycle might be on the turn.

Thursday, August 6, 2015
Building higher fences is not the answer to the migrant problem

Earlier this year I enjoyed a holiday in France with my family. We caught the ferry from Dover to Dunkirk and drove to our hotel in a village about 50 miles from Paris.

Thursday, July 30, 2015
How will we pay for care in the future?

The more I hear about the problems caused by the ageing population, the more worried I become – and not just because the time that I may need those services gets closer every day!

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Yvette Cooper, Liz Kendall, Andy Burnham and Jeremy Corbyn during a Labour leadership hustings debate on BBC1's Sunday Politics.

We all know that the Labour leadership election isn’t the most exciting political event of the year, but I must admit the attempts to liven it up have at least got me thinking about what would happen if we get a Jeremy Corbyn victory.

Thursday, July 16, 2015
Ipswich Vision group.

Over the years I seem to have reported on many wonderful proposals to regenerate Ipswich town centre – from Crowngates and Cloisters to the Westgate Centre and Tesco at Grafton Way.

Thursday, July 9, 2015
The waste incinerator at Great Blakenham.

I don’t have any real problem with the idea of burning waste – so long as the smoke is properly filtered and if the heat that is generated is put to some good use.

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Patrick McLoughlin at Ipswich station.

Last week’s House of Commons statement on the future of Network Rail has set alarm bells ringing for many people on the future of the “Norwich in 90, Ipswich in 60” campaign to speed up services on the Great Eastern Main Line.

Liz Nice - Opinion

Friday, March 13, 2015

The student sat at the back of the classroom. After what I hoped was an enjoyable, engaging GCSE lesson, I set a writing task to be done in 20 minutes.

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Will you be wearing your poppy with pride?

Liz Nice looks at the debate over wearing a poppy in the build up to Remembrance Sunday.

Monday, September 8, 2014
Kate and William on their wedding day

Well congrats to William and Kate, writes mother-of-two Liz Nice.

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