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In a ground-breaking new partnership, Suffolk Coastal council is joining with the Aldeburgh Cinema Trust to launch a new Visitor Information Service at the resort.

Huge strides are being made to convert a Victorian station building into a community hub to serve 11 villages.

A charity supporting children and young people in the Woodbridge area has thanked three district councillors for helping to fund its main base and office for the next five years.

Community leaders are set to withhold their backing for a £14billion new nuclear power plant on the Suffolk coast – saying EDF Energy needs to do a lot more work to reassure the public.

Two communities in Suffolk have been awarded special status as part of a national project to drive forward future economic growth and prosperity in coastal areas.

Efforts to create a “legacy for future generations” were set in motion as groups gathered to plot the resurrection of a condemned community hub.

Beach hut owners are facing a 3.25% rent increase next year for their seaside retreats – because huge opposition to radical changes to licences has delayed plans for a 10% rise.

Christmas lunch tasted that much better for members of a club almost denied the traditional festive gathering.

Community leaders who met to discuss Suffolk’s latest nuclear power station proposals have agreed its developers need to offer a better deal for the county.

The award for a Suffolk town’s ‘best dressed Christmas window’ made a short journey across the street after changing hands for the first time in two years.

Suffolk beach hut owners have been given the chance to have their say on controversial proposals to impose “extortionate” increases to rents and charges.

Council staff are this week settling into new surroundings, following completion of a move “driven by efficiency and effectiveness”.

Bobble hats, festive wreaths and teapot cosies were just some of the treats on offer at Woodbridge’s Christmas street fair this weekend.

Suffolk Coastal MP Therese Coffey has held a top-level meeting in Whitehall to voice the concerns of her constituents over the closure of Rock Barracks, near Woodbridge.

A Suffolk town could become an almost entirely 20mph zone – under bold new traffic calming measures set to go before a speed limit panel.

The latest options for Suffolk’s new nuclear power plant are to be announced later this month – with communities calling for the proposals to offer a “lasting legacy” for the county.

Community leaders have gone against senior officers’ advice and unanimously refused proposals to build 43 new homes at a former brickworks and claypit quarry situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

A town council has suddenly decided to abandon its involvement in developing a blueprint for more community control over planning.

Developers who were refused planning permission to build new homes and a convenience store on the boundary of Woodbridge and Martlesham have submitted fresh proposals – but with less housing

Dog owners treated their pets to a range of fun and challenging activities at the annual Woofbridge Bark in the Park on Saturday.

EDF’s chief executive has said the company is “ready” to start building Hinkley Point C as soon as the Government gives the go-ahead.

Kicking off with midday hymns and culminating in the famous ‘Duck Dive’ – it could only be the return of a riverside town’s historic regatta.

A single vote made the difference between a Suffolk town keeping or parting company with its police community support officer (PCSO).

Housing proposals for a Suffolk town’s former police station have been turned down for the second time after concerns were raised about their “squashed” design and the feared effect on traffic.

Proposals for 300 new homes in a Suffolk town faced with a “seemingly never-ending stream” of developments were narrowly rejected yesterday – despite warnings that an appeal would be almost impossible to defend.

A supermarket chain has made further assurances of its interest in moving into a Suffolk town – nine months after first announcing plans to open a convenience store.

A riverside regeneration project will be given a suitably grand opening thanks to almost £11,000 in grants.

Plans to turn an empty police station into housing have been knocked back at the second time of asking.

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