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Thousands more days of school absences are being lost to unauthorised family holidays in Suffolk and Essex.

Citizens Advice Mid Suffolk has helped clients achieve more than £1million in financial gains over the past year, the charity has reported.

Fresh calls are being made for a northern bypass after the eight-hour closure of the Orwell Bridge yesterday sparked travel chaos in Ipswich.

Action is needed over stretched children’s services in Suffolk, it was warned last night, after figures showed record numbers of youngsters are now in care.

Childhood obesity is on the rise in Suffolk and Essex, with almost one in 10 reception pupils hitting dangerously fat levels.

Where is home to you? How a diary has inspired a new play looking at life growing up inside the care system.

More than a dozen road improvement projects in England, including along the A12 and the M11 in Suffolk and Essex, have been delayed or face cancellation.

A new customer service centre for Mid Suffolk council has been opened in Stowmarket as the council prepares to complete its move of its main offices to Ipswich.

A £5.5 million centre to encourage business growth, start-ups and innovative projects has celebrated its first anniversary – hosting dozens of events and sowing the seeds of new projects.

Parents in Suffolk are being urged to help educate their children to be responsible online, with a warning issued that “online behaviour has offline consequences”.

Thousands of young people converged on Trinity Park in Ipswich today for the fourth Suffolk Skills Show.

A Sudbury residents group is crowdfunding to make a computer-generated animation of a proposed bypass in the town to give people more information on the project.

Planning permission has been granted for a new development of homes and offices on the site of the former Suffolk County Council social club in Rope Walk in Ipswich.

West Suffolk villagers concerned about speeding vehicles have taken action by purchasing a new activation sign which tells drivers how fast they are going.

The Layers on the edge of Saxmundham has been enjoyed and used by residents for more than a century for recreation, as venue for the Suffolk Show, a camp for troops in the Second World War, farmland, and as a haven for wildlife.

Development sites and opportunities across Norfolk and Suffolk will be showcased to international investors with the aim of attracting projects to the region.

Increasing numbers of parents are applying online for a Year 7 place for their children. Find out everything you need to know about how to apply for secondary schools in Suffolk for September 2018.

Motorists in Ipswich are being warned to expect delays on one of the town centre’s key roads from next week – with work planned for four weeks.

A hearing which will decide how much money the treasurer of a disability charity who stole more than £200,000 from its bank accounts will have to repay has been adjourned until December.

A west Suffolk town has become the first in the district – and only the second in the county – to be accredited with a Walkers are Welcome (WaW) status.

Suffolk businesses have reported stronger sales, orders and employment during the third quarter of the year, with the county’s manufacturers seeing a particular improvement.

Villagers living in some communities on the Shotley peninsula face being cut off after the Suffolk County Council slashed spending on public transport, the area’s local councillor has warned.

Work to replace traffic lights and move a road crossing at the Clapgate Lane/Landseer Road junction in east Ipswich is due to start at the end of the month.

The National Heritage for Horseracing and Sporting Art, at Palace House, in Newmarket, is the Suffolk Museum of the Year.

Discussions about the possible sale of West Meadows travellers’ site on the edge of Ipswich have been deferred for a month by Suffolk County Council.

Work to improve the Tayfen Road junction in Bury St Edmunds will go ahead next year, Suffolk County Council has confirmed.

Proposals to sell off an Ipswich travellers site have been labelled ‘short-sighted’ by Labour councillors, who will attempt to put any decision on hold when leaders meet on Tuesday.

Colchester Business Enterprise Agency (Colbea) has named Ashleigh Seymour-Rutherford as its organisations new chief executive.

Archaeologists are unearthing the secrets of our past, before a modern engineering feat arrives to change the future.

An historic Suffolk windmill often used as an iconic image of its town has been put up for sale for the first time in nearly 50 years.

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