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Key speakers at a Suffolk march taking place on a nationwide day of “pro-EU” action have been announced including politicians, campaigners and experts in science and law.

Plans to build 51 homes in Cockfield, west Suffolk, have been given the go-ahead by planners.

A group of residents in Somersham are badgering the council to step up after a sett of unexpected guests shacked up underneath their road.

Plans to merge Babergh and Mid Suffolk councils have received a boost after a clear majority of those surveyed backed the proposals.

It started off with 13 pioneers in a west London park but in the space of a few short years has become an international phenomenon, with almost three million participants in 17 countries, stretching from the UK to Singapore, South Africa, Australia and America.

A programme to develop joint facilities between police and fire services in Suffolk which is currently underway could be the beginning of more measures to unite police, fire and ambulance services.

Organisers of a set of adult learning courses attended by thousands of people across Suffolk are celebrating a top Ofsted rating this week.

Six Suffolk schools were among hundreds across the UK to receive an email this morning claiming a bomb would be detonated if demands were not met.

Hopes the reopening of a busy Suffolk road would bring an end to months of ill-feeling soon faded this week when drivers commented on the “awful” condition of its surface.

Two Ipswich runners are taking on the London Marathon to raise cash for brain injury charity Headway Suffolk.

Officials from Highways England are to visit towns and cities in the region over the next few weeks to hear what people feel about the maintenance of major roads.

The long-awaited reopening of a busy Suffolk road, whose closure provoked months of opposition, has been met with relief - and calls for lessons to be learned.

Gas infrastructure company Cadent is set to be fined by Suffolk County Council after failing to remove “road closed” signs after completing work on one of the busiest roads in Ipswich.

Suffolk’s road gangs dealt with twice as many potholes in January this year than they did in the same period in 2017 – but still couldn’t keep up with the number of new orders that came in.

Roads minister Jesse Norman is to tell Highways England to look again at the rules it sets before closing the Orwell Bridge during bad weather

Nearly a third of all bridges in Suffolk could present a high risk to public safety it has been revealed, as latest figures showed that 33% were considered to be in ‘severe’ or ‘very poor’ condition.

Work to complete the Crown Car Park in Ipswich is unlikely to be completed until the second half of April – three months late.

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

A scheme piloted in Haverhill which helps people with disabilities into employment is to be rolled out across the county thanks to fresh six-figure cash.

Council tax exemptions for those who have been looked after by their local authority and are now leaving care has been extended to the age of 25.

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.

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