Calls for a Suffolk council to ensure domestic abuse services are appropriately funded have been given unanimous backing.

Calls for Suffolk County Council to formally adopt a policy backing the break-up of the region's mental health trust have failed to win support.

A Suffolk MP baffled social media users after interrupting the prime minister's Brexit grilling to raise issues about Lowestoft high street shop closures.

Work is underway to allow live streaming of council meetings that will improve transparency.

Suffolk County Council's finance chief has vowed not to overspend on its budget next year as the authority heads towards another seven-figure hit from reserves.

Two Suffolk councils have dismissed claims a magazine highlighting work in the last four years  is "Tory propaganda" paid for by taxpayers in the run up to the elections.

Campaigners behind a motion calling for garden waste collection charges to be scrapped in a Suffolk district described subscription fees as a "tax" on people for doing the right thing.

News that Suffolk Coastal council taxpayers will be paying for a £15,000 "celebration" of the district's 45 years to mark its dissolution next month has not gone down well in the district.

A rallying cry has been issued by opposition councillors in Babergh against plans for a Premier Inn that would see a portion of Belle Vue Park developed.

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 challenge by opposition groups at Suffolk County Council against the cabinet's plan to axe Citizens Advice funding has failed to gain traction.

Immediate action will be taken to make any safety changes recommended after an independent expert's inspection of the Cornhill in Ipswich following the death of an 83-year-old man.

Highways chiefs in Suffolk have hailed the success of new thermal pothole repair equipment that has fixed more than 1,700 defects in the last month - with plans to roll the technology out wider.

Homes across Suffolk are set to see their council tax bills rise by around £65 from April, after county council budget proposals were approved.

Suffolk Highways has rebuffed claims that its responses to planning applications are not carried out properly, following concerns over a housing proposal in Eye.

More than £10million of cutbacks remain in Suffolk County Council's budget, it has emerged - with controversial plans to phase out Citizens Advice grants still set to go ahead.

Theresa May has survived the Vote of Confidence in her government - but not without another bruising debate in the House of Commons.

MPs in the House of Commons were tonight coming to terms with the scale of the Government's defeat in the Brexit debate - and were preparing for Wednesday's confidence vote tabled by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Uncertainty over Britain's future relationship with the EU continues after the government's Brexit agreement suffered a humiliating defeat in a crunch vote at the House of Commons.

British politics is on a knife-edge today as politicians and the general public await the result of the "meaningful vote" on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal.

An official Conservative Twitter account called an Ipswich councillor a "silly girl" during a heated exchange online, and has neither apologised or explained who made the comment.

Suffolk County Council axed its school nurse drop-in sessions at both primary and secondary schools for more than three months as a result of a severe shortage, it has emerged.

Ipswich Council's support for the town's market while the Cornhill was being rebuilt cost the authority £91,000, new figures show.

A Suffolk pupil referral unit has seen its Ofsted ratings slide over the past five years - with poor safeguarding, serious issues with behaviour and substandard teaching methods slammed by inspectors.

A joint housebuilding venture which Suffolk County Council walked away from before a single home had been built has cost taxpayers £70,000 it has emerged.

The business case for a northern relief road in Ipswich has been delayed until at least 2019, it has emerged.

The number of fixed term exclusions at Suffolk primary schools has soared in recent years - prompting calls for an overhaul in the Government's education system.

Suffolk County Council has confirmed that it is making a u-turn on cutting all funding to Citizens' Advice Bureaux - for the time being.

Nearly £60million is set to be saved at Suffolk County Council over the next four years as a result of a series of 'transformation programmes' according to the council.

Most read

MyDate24 MyPhotos24