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Around 800 people attended this year’s Suffolk Justice Service at St Edmundsbury Cathedral in Bury St Edmunds today.

Teachers in Suffolk were assaulted hundreds of times in the last three years – with many physical attacks happening in primary schools.

The Department for Transport’s (DfT) refusal to approve key changes to parking enforcement powers in Suffolk for yet another 12 months has left county leaders fuming.

Suffolk County Council remain positive that Woods Lane in Melton will re-open to the public next week.

Opposition groups at Suffolk County Council are coming together to demand a special council meeting is held before the authority’s cabinet decides the future of home to school transport.

A groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction work on 18 affordable homes in west Suffolk was held today.

As Suffolk County Council ramps up its battle against potholes after the winter freeze, one route around the county is set to get special attention over the next three months.

An action group claims its lawyers have found legal problems with the bid for a £133m Suffolk bypass – but highways bosses are confident they acted correctly.

Ipswich-based social enterprise Realise Futures has won a five-year contract to deliver the Government-funded Work and Health Programme in Suffolk on behalf of national charity Shaw Trust.

New uses are being sought for some of the most prominent unused buildings in the town centre as the Ipswich Vision partners prepare to move ahead with the regeneration of the town.

Over the last decade local councils have been really hammered by governments wedded to the notion that austerity is the solution to all our economic ills.

Suffolk campaigners affected by “unjust” pension reforms are taking action on International Women’s Day to keep their plight on the agenda.

A five-a-day style health campaign has been launched in Suffolk urging people to take action to look after their mental wellbeing.

Over 100 of the world’s top cyclists will return to race across Suffolk this summer – and fans are being invited to ride part of the route for charity.

Fears a Suffolk bypass could bring hundreds of homes have been heightened by a council report, which includes a focus on new housing around the road.

Plans to knock down an empty office in Eye and create a brand new library for the town have been given the green light.

A Suffolk grandfather wants to encourage more people to buy carbon monoxide alarms after the devices potentially saved the lives of members of his family.

A Suffolk County Council committee has backed plans to create a third lane in Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, this morning – with a final decision expected by the end of the month.

Suffolk library services are coming to the Rushmere area of Ipswich for one afternoon a week.

Ipswich council leader David Ellesmere has spoken about his disappointment about the closure of the Mygo employment centre for young people in the town.

Plans to create a third lane in Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, are set to be given the green light tomorrow in a bid to tackle congestion – but motorists face 20-weeks of disruption while it is made.

Hundreds of people turned out to discover more about the plans for the new Upper Orwell Crossings which went on display at Dance East in Ipswich.

Education bosses at Suffolk County Council have said that “progress is being made” with pupils’ attainment in maths, as a review into progress gets underway this week.

Ipswich Mygo centre which has helped thousands of young people find jobs over the last three and a half years is to close at the end of the month after its funding ran out.

Plans to create a new library in Eye town centre are set to be given the green light on Wednesday, as project bosses aim to deliver a “modern” facility for the town.

Suffolk County Council has said that its priority is to make sure the county’s archives are safeguarded, ahead of a consultation over the future of Lowestoft Record Office.

A Sudbury charity has been awarded a £5,000 grant to transform a town church and adjoining hall which closed in January due to falling attendances.

Three schools have closed in Ipswich and Colchester today after extreme weather caused burst pipes.

Suffolk County Council has seen a significant rise in insurance claims due to defective road surfaces over the last five years, new figures reveal.

A marketing campaign to promote Suffolk as a top destination for tourists has reached 1.34 million people.

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