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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

A determined Kesgrave teenager who lost a leg to cancer has won a battle to keep her specially adapted car – and her independence.

The inquest opened today into the death of Stowmarket resident Jessie Searle, whose UKIP councillor husband has been charged with her murder.

Central Suffolk MP Dr Dan Poulter is planning to take the case of Kim Sale’s Motablility car up with Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey as the teenager has been told she will lose her “lifeline.”

Warnings issued of the Orwell Bridge’s third closure in as many weeks have prompted renewed calls for a northern bypass to be built.

An investigation into whether ambulance delays caused the deaths of patients in the East of England must be transparent and independent, a union leader has warned.

The man who spearheaded efforts to build a northern by-pass across Ipswich 25 years ago has backed new plans to build the road that are now emerging.

Suffolk MP Dr Dan Poulter has marked his return to work at the House of Commons by taking part in a debate on Universal Credit in Westminster Hall.

Central Suffolk MP Dr Dan Poulter is set to return to Westminster next week after being away for two months.

The trial of a former UKIP councillor from Stowmarket accused of murdering his wife will take place in June.

Detectives investigating a suspected murder in Stowmarket have been granted a further 24 hours to question a man – thought to be a former UKIP politician – in connection with the incident.

A former UKIP county councillor and parliamentary candidate is understood to have been arrested on suspicion of killing his wife in Stowmarket.

Staff working for Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dr Dan Poulter have insisted that casework is still being dealt with although he has been on sick leave for a few weeks.

The Suffolk branch of the Women’s Equality Party has asked for the Conservative Party investigation into Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dr Dan Poulter to make all its findings public.

Suffolk MP Dr Dan Poulter says he denies “all allegations of misconduct or inappropriate behaviour” after he was referred for investigation by his party’s new disciplinary committee.

Childhood obesity is on the rise in Suffolk and Essex, with almost one in 10 reception pupils hitting dangerously fat levels.

More than a dozen road improvement projects in England, including along the A12 and the M11 in Suffolk and Essex, have been delayed or face cancellation.

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.

Only 18% of low-paid workers in the East of England managed to move on to better jobs in the last decade, new figures have revealed.

An appeal by developers to build 300 homes in Bell Lane, Kesgrave, has been dismissed by the Planning Inspectorate after it branded the controversial scheme as unsustainable.

The sister of a 49-year-old man who died while being treated on a ward run by the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) says she was horrified to hear the trust was back in special measures.

Million-pound plans to roll out a ‘golden hello’ for GPs starting their careers in rural areas would not provide enough cash to plug a chronic GP recruitment gap in Suffolk and north Essex, an MP has said.

Suffolk’s MPs have backed Theresa May to remain in Downing Street despite talk of a backbench plot to challenge her leadership of the Conservative Party.

A Suffolk village has marked a major milestone in its “pioneering” approach to integrating health and social care.

A new secondary school planned for development on land near Adastral Park in Martlesham Heath could tie-up with Kesgrave High School as part of a multi-academy trust.

A Suffolk MP has warned that tabling amendments during this week’s Brexit bill debate would be akin to thwarting the “will of the people”.

Proposals to merge the management of Ipswich and Colchester hospitals have been given a cautious welcome – but have come with a warning that any changes for patients should be based on clinical need rather than cutting costs.

The rebirth of Anglia Retail Park on the north west corner of Ipswich has brought new jobs to the area and boosted shopping choices for local residents said local MP Dr Dan Poulter.

Calls have been made for urgent action to end the misery caused by the “significant and inappropriate” number of lorries using a narrow lane in a Suffolk village.

Social media messenger WhatsApp is set to be used by doctors and CCGs in Suffolk in the event of a future cyber attack, as part of a raft of measures revealed by health bosses.

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