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Calls have been made for a public meeting to be held to discuss proposals for a new quarry at Belstead – with suggestions that more suitable sites could be available.

A Suffolk councillor is calling for tougher sentences for lead thieves after another church - in Sproughton - fell victim to the crime last week.

A fundraising pumpkin party was held to celebrate the opening of a pedestrian crossing near to a busy Suffolk junction.

A public meeting is to be held over a Suffolk market town’s latest community centre plans – amid mounting opposition from those living near to the site.

A meeting over a Suffolk college’s student parking problem is said to have achieved a “breakthrough” – with hopes new spaces could be made available.

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.

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

A Suffolk town’s long-running and much troubled attempts to build a community centre have hit a new obstacle, after people living near the proposed site voiced opposition to the plans.

It has gained international fame through a platinum selling single and a starring role in a hit TV series, not to mention a massive £1.2million redevelopment of its treasured castle.

Developers behind an already unpopular housing scheme have further angered the community following allegations that they are building homes with different designs to those agreed.

A Conservative councillor in Suffolk has written to a Government minister calling for “radical” proposals to prevent young people’s “disenchantment” leading to possible “intergenerational warfare”.

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.

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