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Yesterday, 18:00

Months of major roadworks on a key route into Bury St Edmunds are set to start, as a double roundabout is removed under £2.8million plans to improve roads across the town.

Yesterday, 14:25

Ipswich’s General Election candidates faced a stern grilling from students at Northgate Sixth Form this morning in a Question Time-style debate.

Yesterday, 12:06

The General Election on June 8 is fast approaching – but do you know who is standing in your area.

Yesterday, 08:58

People have until midnight to register to vote in the June 8 snap General Election.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Conservative parliamentary candidate Jo Churchill - the favourite for the Bury St Edmunds constituency - will not be attending hustings at West Suffolk College.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Beach hut owners today face the prospect of having to move their beloved bolt-holes from an area of seafront declared unsafe due to erosion or pay for the relocation by council workers.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Extra staff are set to be recruited by west Suffolk councils due to rising homelessness and a drive to focus on preventing the problem in the first place.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

However much a general election appears to be a foregone conclusion, there is often a point during the campaign when the leading party has a “wobble” – when senior campaigners from the leading party worry that their lead is disappearing.

Friday, May 19, 2017

A veteran Labour councillor who upset a parent by handing out leaflets near the entrance to an Ipswich school has defended his party’s campaign.

Paul Geater - Opinion

Sunday, May 21, 2017

However much a general election appears to be a foregone conclusion, there is often a point during the campaign when the leading party has a “wobble” – when senior campaigners from the leading party worry that their lead is disappearing.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The issue of housing really should be a major talking point in this general election – as in any general election – but it always seems to be a policy area that politicians seem to underplay.

Monday, May 15, 2017

This should be a crucial week in the general election – it’s the week during which the major parties publish their manifestos and really start to flesh out why they should be running the country for the next five years (as if they haven’t been doing that already).

Thursday, May 11, 2017

One of my colleagues was moaning to me the other day: “This is the dullest election campaign ever. We all know what is going to happen. How can we make it exciting?”

Monday, May 8, 2017

Across the region the Conservatives were celebrating wildly on Friday after sweeping all before them and claiming decisive victories in county council elections.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

One of the great themes of any general election campaign is how people feel about things. Are they optimistic or pessimistic about the future?

Monday, May 1, 2017

After a fortnight-long phoney war and politicians preparing for the battles to come, this week should see the start of the real 2017 General Election campaign across the region.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

It’s been a funny old start to the 2017 General Election campaign after Theresa May’s shock announcement just over a week ago

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Political analysts in London and in the major cities of the Midlands and the North of England are already describing the 2017 poll as the “Brexit Election” – but in this part of the world it is likely to be about many other issues, writes Paul Geater.

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