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A proposed merger of two authorities to create a new West Suffolk Council has the support of local residents and businesses, according to a new report.

Yesterday, 08:10

Essex County has launched a seven-week consultation asking members of the public for their views about the future of library services.

Mon, 23:19

A £5million package of improvements has been put forward for five of Ipswich’s most congested junctions.

Last year’s reorganisation at Ipswich Borough Council cost the authority nearly £1m in redundancy and other severance payments according to the annual accounts.

Mon, 06:00

Ipswich will need nearly 10,000 new homes by 2031 according to forecasted figures, as Ipswich Borough Council this week unveils its new housing plan.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

A council is spending more on getting children to school despite introducing a policy to cut costs by £4million, according to an action group.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Musicians in Suffolk have called on the region’s MPs to back a campaign to protect the rights of touring performers amid fears that Brexit will make it harder to make a living from music.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Colchester councillors are set to consider securing powers which could see them buy sites earmarked for the planned garden communities next week.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Suffolk MPs from across the political spectrum got behind the National Farmers’ Union’s (NFU) Back British Farming Day this week.

Paul Geater - Opinion

Thursday, September 14, 2017

All my life, nuclear power has been a part of Suffolk life – and for 50 years it has felt as if it would always be there.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

The strange saga of the Mid Suffolk bus service that was re-routed to take it away from its passengers has provided a bit of amusement – and has made the county council look a bit silly.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

As the start of work on the Ipswich Cornhill in January moves ever closer, the question of what should happen to the town’s market is getting more pressing.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

The news that some communities in north Suffolk are to lose their county council-subsidised bus services will cause problems for very small number of people.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Over the last week there’s been a fresh debate about the impact that out-of-town shopping centres have on our traditional towns.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

The work done by Ipswich councillor Colin Smart to highlight the problem with roads in his ward in the town is really to be commended.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Ipswich council’s decision to fully-fund the town centre free shuttle bus running between Russell Road and the town centre for three hours a day over the lunchtime period has clearly gone down well with many.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

The last few weeks have seen a succession of controversies at Suffolk County Council over the level of pay for senior people at Endeavour House.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

If you look at our towns, and villages for that matter, you will see that in many cases their character is made up by buildings of a mixture of generations.

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