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The chairman of a Suffolk racial equality charity says they are receiving more reports from parents about prejudice in schools than ever before.

Motorists have been advised to plan their journeys in advance of the Great East Run this weekend.

Controversial plans for a £20 million waste hub on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds have been approved.

A long-awaited Bury St Edmunds relief road, which will “unlock land” to create thousands of jobs and attract millions of pounds of investment, is set to open next week.

Health bosses in Suffolk have said it is vital for youngsters to be able to reach out for support after new research has revealed that nearly a quarter of girls show significant symptoms of depression by the age of 14 – with pressures at home, school and social media among contributing factors.

The first of two exhibition sessions detailing options for a new bypass on the A12 in Suffolk was held yesterday – with about 70 people attending.

The law firm representing former pupils of the disgraced Oakwood School in Stowmarket say their clients have received more than £2million in compensation from Suffolk County Council.

People who say they are being “terrorised” by illegal scrambler riding in Suffolk are calling for the bikes to be confiscated.

Organisations near to a Suffolk college have been asked to offer students parking after residents complained of an ongoing “nightmare” over blocked roads.

A Haverhill primary school has undergone a large extension after receiving a £2.1million council grant.

A £5million package of improvements has been put forward for five of Ipswich’s most congested junctions.

A charity that tackles youth homelessness in Suffolk is calling on people to bed down outside for a night as part of a fundraising campaign.

A community dementia service which is helping people affected by the condition in Suffolk access support more easily is in the running for a national award.

Two recent major contract wins are a mark of how far East Anglian firm Geopshere Environmental has come in establishing itself as a leading environmental and geotechnical consultancy in the region.

Pupil spending will be hundreds of pounds below the national average and lower than seven years ago, it can be revealed.

Illegal motorcycling has returned to a nature reserve on the edge of Ipswich – bringing “hell on wheels” to people living nearby.

Suffolk County Council and the Suffolk Association of Local Councils have joined together to relaunch Suffolk’s Most Active Communities for 2017.

A couple who both hail from the same Suffolk town but met by chance on a coach trip in the West Country are celebrating their diamond anniversary.

From more traffic lights and speed bumps to tougher fines and ‘psychological techniques’, today we are asking: what is the best way to reduce speeding in 30mph zones in Ipswich?

Campaigners have claimed it is “only a matter of time before someone is killed” as a result of speeding on east Ipswich roads unless 20mph zones are introduced.

Planners at Ipswich council are being recommended to approve plans to redevelop the former social club site on Rope Walk with 14 new homes.

Nigel Burgoyne, headteacher at Kesgrave High School, said only growing student numbers is keeping afloat his “painfully tight” budget for 2017/18.

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.

Suffolk County Council has failed to appoint a new chief executive after none of the four candidates on the shortlist were felt to be good enough by the authority’s political leaders.

Here are the major roadworks taking place across the East of England region this coming week.

A sign warning of a road closure lay face down for more than a week outside a Suffolk village.

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.

Labour won two by-elections for council seats in Suffolk on Thursday – snatching a seat in Sudbury by a single vote.

The number of parents lodging appeals after their child is refused a place at their preferred secondary school has more than doubled in the last four years.

Just months after the last section of Travel Ipswich was completed, Suffolk County Council has been given a £5m war chest to carry out more improvements around the town.

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