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A task force is set to be established later this year to come up with measures to tackle a shortfall of places for youngsters who cannot attend mainstream schools.

Developers behind rejected plans for 160 homes in Stowmarket dubbed the “worst case of speculative application to exploit for profit” have submitted a fresh bid to develop the land.

Suffolk County Council’s budget featuring a 4% council tax rise and a controversial decision to cut Citizens Advice cash has been given the final go-ahead.

A project which gave more than 70 high risk victims of domestic abuse additional security is to be extended for another 12 months.

Leaders tackling drug supplies in Suffolk from larger towns and cities have highlighted some of the signs for people to look out for that a “county line” may be operating on their doorstep.

A bid has been launched by an academy trust for a new secondary school planned for the 2,000-home Adastral Park development to be a free school.

More than £1million of government cash is being pumped into the training and development of teachers in Ipswich, it has been revealed.

The amount in allowances councillors in West Suffolk will get from May has been revealed ahead of a meeting next week.

Some of Ipswich’s most congested roads may be given management plans to tackle high pollution levels in the next few years, amid concerns that there is a lack or urgency to the borough council’s air quality strategy.

It may be a place full of old, ancient relics but Ipswich Museum is reviewing how it engages with its visitors through the use of the very latest technology.

First images for the new special school planned for the former Holywells High School site in Ipswich have been unveiled, as a planning application has now been lodged.

Three sites accommodating up to 316 homes are now set to be earmarked for future development following the referendum on the village’s neighbourhood plan at Dove Cottage polling station on Thursday, which more than 1,000 villagers turned out for.

An innovative music mentoring project will run a one-to-one scheme with 50 Ipswich youngsters to combat low school attendance levels.

Fresh calls to protect Citizens Advice funding have been made to Suffolk County Council, as an amendment to controversial budget proposals has been put forward ahead of next week’s key decision.

A new 420-place primary school planned for Lakenheath despite objections over noise from nearby jets is to be the subject of a judicial review, after the High Court upheld a challenge by the parish council.

For those familiar with the work of writer and comedian Dave Gorman, his latest tour, With Great Powerpoint Comes Great Responsibilitypoint, features all the tickboxes for a night of raucous laughter.

An innovative multi-million pound technology teaching hub featuring a tie-up of colleges across Suffolk have moved a step closer.

Plans to tear down dated buildings at one of Ipswich’s key secondary schools and rebuild it with a fit-for-purpose teaching space have been approved.

Nearly three quarters of Suffolk parents still believe schools in the county should be run on a catchment area system, new survey results have revealed.

Union bosses supporting civil servants in Suffolk have said new absence measures introduced by Suffolk County Council to turn around high sickness rates will only serve to “punish” staff.

The 20mph zone on a key Ipswich road has finally been introduced after being approved last summer.

Suffolk Coastal District Council has apologised over delays in the rollout of its new larger green bins, amid soaring complaints over garden waste changes.

Health commissioning groups in Suffolk have reassured patients that issues which blighted the NHS 111 service’s pilot will not be repeated with new changes – and more callers will be able to speak to a medical professional.

Planned cuts to the Citizens Advice grant by Suffolk County Council could result in fewer scams and rogue trader cases being presented to Trading Standards, it has emerged.

Plans have been lodged for the final phase of a major redevelopment project for an Ipswich primary school, featuring the creation of a new pre-school and teaching space.

Two Suffolk councils will next week decide on a joint parking plan which proposes to clamp down harder on illegal parking.

The neighbourhood plan for a Mid Suffolk village that has been in development for more than four years has been backed by the community.

A decision on plans for 70 homes in Stowupland have been deferred as a result of progress with neighbourhood plans.

Homes in Forest Heath are set to see a small increase in their district council precept, as council tax levels between the two West Suffolk councils begin to align.

The union supporting firefighters in Suffolk has warned the permanent rollout of on-call firefighters featuring just three crew members to all incidents is “dangerous” and “unnecessary”.

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