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Woodbridge Country Market has faced a recent downturn in trade as many people do not realise it is still open due to the extensive building work at Deben Swimming Pool.

Suffolk’s crime commissioner has declared no immediate plan to move police headquarters, despite the site being earmarked for housing.


Housing developers have agreed to consider working around the clock to minimise disruption from a fiercely opposed road closure, which gets underway in east Suffolk on Monday.

A defibrillator has been installed at Westerfield Village Hall after funding was secured for the lifesaving piece of kit.

Housing developers were last night accused of potentially ‘ruining lives and business’ with the planned four-month closure of a ‘major arterial road’.

Contractors who had worked on the conservation of a derelict Rushmere building have expressed their sadness after it was damaged in a thatch roof fire last week.

Suffolk’s ambition to become the most “film friendly county in the UK” is expected to take major strides forward on Monday when planners are recommended to approve a new studio complex.

The company which runs Foxhall Stadium in Ipswich has been ordered to pay £118,000 after it admitted breaching four health and safety standards which jeopardised public safety.

A much-loved statue could be back on public view soon after an application was submitted for a new display site.

Developers behind plans to build a 300-home estate in land off Bell Lane, Kesgrave, have expressed their disappointment at the Planning Inspectorate’s decision after it dismissed an appeal to let the build go ahead.

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.

Suffolk Coastal and Clacton are among areas hardest hit by dementia in the UK, according to new figures released today.

Refusal to allow developers permission to build nine new homes in a Suffolk village has been upheld by the government.

Organisers of an award ceremony have launched their annual search for businesses and community initiatives deserving recognition in the Suffolk Coastal district.

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has given the go-ahead for the £60m doubling of part of the rail line between Felixstowe and Ipswich.

A former nuclear power station employee has accused EDF Energy of being “disingenuous” over plans to use off-site land to relocate Sizewell B buildings in the way of the C plant.

Women On Wheels was due to take place at Rendlesham tomorrow but forecast heavy wind and rain has meant it will now not be held and instead will be rearranged for next April.

The agreed closure of a busy Suffolk road has met with fresh criticism after community leaders claimed to have been told “absolutely nothing” about the proposals – until it was too late.

People in east Suffolk are being asked for their views on the future of parking – amid fears that free car parks could be axed.

Two Suffolk districts are in the top five happiest places in the UK according to new research – and the rest of the county is getting happier every year.

Nearly 1,500 people have signed a petition calling for a compromise over a road closure, which could last 16 weeks, and is feared to cause widespread disruption to people living in east Suffolk.

A multi-million pound scheme to dual part of the Felixstowe-Ipswich branch line to increase its rail freight cargo capacity by nearly 30% should be completed by the end of 2019.

Two district councils are celebrating the impact of young talent after taking on a record amount of apprentices this summer.

Homeowners claim they were made to feel like criminals when police were called to a controversial Suffolk housing development to ensure there wasn’t a breach of the peace.

Council bosses have apologised after complaints were raised about disruption caused by a major cycling race in Suffolk – adding that the event was enjoyed by thousands of people across the county.

All eyes were on Suffolk and thousands of people lined the streets to catch a glimpse of the world’s top cyclists as the Tour of Britain swept through the county today.

The end of free car parks could be in sight across east Suffolk – with council officials needing to raise £240,000 a year to offset the cost of taking on enforcement of yellow lines from the police.

Suffolk towns and villages along the route of this year’s Tour of Britain cycle race are gearing up for Friday’s stage six spectacle in their own unique ways.

A fifth of spaces in a town centre car park could be out of action for almost a year while regeneration of a leisure centre takes place.

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