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Christopher Hudson

Suffolk could take decades to recover from the housing “chaos” that has left many communities overwhelmed by developments, a political leader has warned.

Nominations for Suffolk County Council seats:

Housing developers should guarantee access to fibre broadband, insist authors of a report on new-build connectivity.

The Suffolk Coastal district is the Conservatives’ real heartland when it comes to county council elections – the party currently holds 12 of the 13 seats in the district.

The Babergh district of south Suffolk is the part of the county where the Liberal Democrats have traditionally been strongest – but they took a bit of a hammering four years ago.

Nominations have closed for the 75 county council seats in both Suffolk and Essex.

Concerns have been raised that ongoing sewer repairs could become a public health issue.

People living in a Suffolk street have complained a sewage problem took days to identify – despite effluent flowing past their homes.

Housing chiefs are working to improve the home of a severely disabled Suffolk man who has been cooking on a “camp stove” during a long-running accommodation row.

A senior Suffolk councillor has suggested a referendum should be held over plans to create a new ‘super district’ in the east of the county.

A Suffolk heritage charity has called on developers to rethink plans for three new homes to be built behind a 17th village century pub.

One quarter of a million people visited Ipswich to enjoy the Pigs Gone Wild art trail over the summer, and spent an extra £1million in the town.

A senior councillor has said a ban on new-build second homes, as carried out in a Cornish seaside town, could be a good way of freeing up housing for people in Suffolk.

Developers have stressed that plans to build three homes in a Suffolk village will not jeopardise the future of a 17th century pub on the same piece of land.

Work to permanently remove traffic lights on a busy roundabout in Kesgrave will begin on Monday, following a successful trial switch-off at the end of last year.

Developers have been warned they may face “strong action” to stop their work on a Suffolk housing scheme after being accused of starting construction before agreeing important details.

New measures are being introduced to tackle speeding problems in an east Suffolk village in response to concerns raised at a public meeting.

Fresh questions have been raised over plans to build hundreds of homes off Bell Lane and Foxhall Road in Kesgrave, after a week of roadworks has left parts of the town gridlocked.

Thousands of homes are standing empty in Suffolk and north Essex at a time when many communities in the region are fighting against new housing developments.

It is the proud centrepiece of many an English village - but in one Suffolk community it is disappearing by the day.

A trio of anti-social egg-throwers in Kesgrave has been fined after dozens of reports of homes and cars being targeted daily.

A senior Suffolk councillor says he is “pursuing other options” after being deselected from the seat he has held for four years.

Motorists in Kesgrave are being urged to keep their cars locked and valuables out of sight after the latest in a string of attempts to access them.

Film firm which has worked on Star Wars, The Apprentice, BFG and Jason Bourne films hopes to bring blockbusters to Suffolk

A community radio station has celebrated overcoming its “biggest hurdle” after being awarded an FM licence and broadcasting frequency.

Council officials will today start examining bids from companies wanting to take on a contract to establish Suffolk as the go-to place to create, produce and locate big and little screen productions.

A wheelchair user called on community leaders to support a new zebra crossing to help people navigate a busy Suffolk road and access bus services.

Updated designs showing the proposed new look for Ipswich Cornhill have today been published – and now it is your turn to say what you think of them.

Thousands of Suffolk homes could be approved against community wishes after fears were raised that poor performing planning authorities face having their powers bypassed by government.

As is now the trend in a society where technology pervades our daily lives, many people took to social media to voice their opinions on the EU referendum result yesterday.

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