I’ve never disguised the fact that I feel that the proposed Sizewell C power station would be a disaster for East Suffolk and would effectively destroy the most important part of the county’s Heritage Coast.

I should be preparing to go on holiday today – we were supposed to be heading off for a week in Devon tomorrow but the coronavirus got in the way and instead we’re having a forced staycation, writes Paul Geater.

Greater Anglia’s new suburban trains are continuing to be put through their paces on test runs underneath wires across the region as the company prepares to introduce them later this year.

Higher levels of air pollution increases the threat of catching and becoming seriously ill with Covid-19 – and now a Suffolk MP has added his voice to calls for the government to take more steps to reduce the risk by making air cleaner.

Ipswich MP Tom Hunt has clashed with union leaders over getting pupils back to school after the coronavirus lockdown during a meeting of the House of Commons Education Select Committee.

Ipswich MP Tom Hunt has asked for international trade secretary Elizabeth Truss’ support over changes to the Orwell Bridge, to reduce the risk of closures in high winds.

A heathland fire at Dunwich has prompted calls from the National Trust to leave barbecues at home as more visitors head to the countryside after the easing of some lockdown restrictions.

The re-opening of town centres this week appears to have gone very well in both Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds – and some of the smaller towns in the area have also been seeing shoppers return.

Rail passengers travelling to London and across East Anglia could face more disruption over autumn and winter after Network Rail announced a series of track and overhead line works.

Councils in Suffolk face a fundamental threat to their ability to deliver key frontline services if they do not get extra funding to cope with the Covid-19 crisis, MPs have warned in a letter to the government.

South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge has visited the Rug & Carpet Studio, in Long Melford, to meet the team and discuss the steps they have taken to reopen safely.

Day two of reopened shops in Ipswich town centre saw more people back in the town centre – and this time market stall holders were doing brisk business as well.

The East Suffolk Lines Community Rail Partnership has been awarded accredited status which gives the partnership access to the Community Rail Development Fund as a further source of grant funding to help it carry out its work.

Suffolk Coastal MP and cabinet minister Dr Therese Coffey found herself in a Twitter row with England striker Marcus Rashford in the hours before the government performed its u-turn on free school meals for the poorest children.

Suffolk Coastal MP and cabinet minister Dr Therese Coffey has found herself embroiled in a Twitter row with Manchester United and England striker Marcus Rashford who has found himself in the headlines this week after highlighting child poverty.

Passengers on public transport in the region were coming to terms with new rules on Monday, which require them to wear non-medical facemasks for their journeys to work.

The company that manages businesses in the heart of Ipswich breathed a huge sigh of relief as shoppers turned up in droves to find some retail therapy after three long months of lockdown.

Today we call on readers to get behind our local retailers and High Streets, as non-essential shops reopen for the first time since lockdown.

Suffolk MP Dr Dan Poulter has reported his own office to the Information Commissioner after the names and addresses of 177 constituents were mistakenly sent out on an attachment to an e-mail.

There are a number of changes and some measures imposed to make sure that staff and members of the public follow national guidelines. It will be open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday

The public toilets in the Corn Exchange will open for shoppers from Monday after most stores and shopping centres revealed they would be keeping theirs closed despite efforts to attract shoppers back to the town centre.

Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer was left in no doubt about the battle he faces to try to win back Ipswich and similar seats in the next general election during an online “Call Keir” session for local residents.

One of the best-known steam locomotives in Britain could soon be getting a new name – Ipswich Town could be hauling special trains across the rail network once the lockdown is finally over.

Station ticket offices at Manningtree and Diss have closed for three weeks because of low sales during the coronavirus crisis.

After a week of controversy locally, nationally and internationally, Suffolk County Council leader Matthew Hicks has sent a message to staff and councillors emphasising that the authority retains a total commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Labour leader Keir Starmer is holding a virtual “Town Hall Meeting” for Ipswich residents on Thursday evening to give them a chance to tell him which issues they feel is important to them.

As a middle-aged, middle-class, white man, it is perhaps presumptuous for me to offer any kind of opinion on the state of race relations after the Black Lives Matter protests of the weekend.

A team of Suffolk Highways workers sent to repair potholes in Witnesham, near Ipswich, were forced to leave the road unfixed after being shouted and sworn at by an angry resident.

With Ipswich town centre preparing to welcome back shoppers on Monday, there is a warning that work on the Cornhill is likely to continue for another two months – rebuilding work will not be finished until Mid-August.

The Winerack on Ipswich Waterfront was shortlisted for a prestigious award from one of the top property organisations in the country.

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