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Proposals to award Mid Suffolk councillors an allowance rise upwards of 25% have been given the green light – just days after Babergh decided the same.

An action plan has been revealed to address concerns of people living in a neighbourhood rocked by the murder of an Ipswich teenager.

Before a momentous week in the House of Commons, Political Editor RICHARD PORRITT analyses the potential fallout of the Brexit votes

Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has asked the prime minister what is being done to stop the spike in violence on our streets in the wake of Tavis Spencer-Aitkens’ murder.

A secondary school student has vowed to help give Haverhill a voice after being named the new Youth MP for West Suffolk.

An ambulance chief has defended his service after an independent inquiry revealed ambulance delays were not to blame for the deaths of any patients across East Anglia.

The last mayor of St Edmundsbury borough has been appointed following a ceremony in Bury St Edmunds.

A row over the height of six new homes in a picturesque village has led to calls from a Suffolk MP for a review of retrospective planning permission.

A Suffolk “super council” proposal has won parliamentary approval - paving the way for its creation in the next “few weeks”.

Plans to create a new West Suffolk Council have been backed by both the House of Commons and the Lords in what has been hailed as a “historic moment”.

Greater Anglia’s ticket structure could be overhauled as part of a national shake-up to make it easier and cheaper for passengers to get the right ticket.

The new boss of the region’s troubled mental health trust has pledged to reopen vital intensive care beds in Suffolk.

MPs have heard how the “scandal” of staff shortages is crippling mental health care in Suffolk.

An MP has warned “these are worrying times for Suffolk” after a spike in violent crime in the region.

Conservatives in South Suffolk have yet again been thrown into disarray with a huge split opening up less than a year before crucial local council elections.

Politicians from across the political spectrum have joined together to recognise the achievements of Aldeburgh born suffragist Dame Millicent Fawcett as a new statue was unveiled in her memory.

Royalty, authors, pop stars, suffragettes, mayors and eccentrics. All these characters and many more are remembered by blue plaques across the region, often installed on their birthplace, home, or somewhere else closely connected with their life.

Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has described the government’s treatment of long-term African-Caribbean migrants as ‘monstrous’ - comparing it to the attitudes of Enoch Powell.

Martin Bell, world-renowned war correspondent, author and lecturer and former MP, is returning to Bury St Edmunds with the words of his former adjutant ringing in his ears.

A struggling Felixstowe school placed in special measures by Ofsted has been warned by the government that it risks having its funding pulled unless urgent improvements are made.

Babergh council leader John Ward and chief executive Arthur Charvonia are to meet Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid later this month in a bid to tackle the homebuilding crisis the district is facing.

A disabled Hadleigh resident has hit out at the closure of the town’s Barclays Bank saying she has been “let down” by the business.

The region’s ambulance service has apologised to patients who experienced delayed responses over winter as it investigates more than 20 ‘serious incidents’.

Cockney Rebel singer and musician Steve Harley is the latest to be affected by ambulance wait times, after waiting three hours and ten minutes after injuring his leg on Thursday.

Charles Michell furthers the memory of Mary and Margaret Thompson, who lived in Eye for almost 30 years after their roles in getting the vote for women 100 years ago.

Suffolk taxpayers are being forced to pay over the odds for policing due to an unfair funding formula, which has left the system at “breaking point”, an MP has warned.

Top NHS executives met behind closed doors to probe “shocking” delays at the region’s ambulance service which may have led to a man freezing to death.

The government has maintained it is ‘appropriate’ to keep reports that show the impact Brexit will have on East Anglia hidden from public view.

The brother of a Suffolk man who allegedly froze to death after waiting 18 hours for an East of England Ambulance Service Trust vehicle to arrive is demanding answers.

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