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Suffolk Coastal District Council

A proposal to create 100 new homes on the site of former council offices looks set to be refused.

TV naturalist Chris Packham has called on energy bosses to “work harder” to avoid building a massive substation in a “beautiful” Suffolk habitat.

A 30-acre substation would be “extremely challenging” to develop in a Suffolk beauty spot without harming the protected landscape, a leaked report said.

Developers behind divisive plans to build 2,700 homes to the east of Ipswich have said a ‘garden village’ style development is the key to Suffolk’s housing needs instead of extending small market towns.

Suffolk council chiefs have been accused of playing “backdoor politics” to push through proposals for a massive substation in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

A developer’s proposals for a new community with thousands of homes to the east of Ipswich are not part of a future vision for the area, council officials are insisting.

A new scheme to help prevent bed blocking in Suffolk is set to get the green light this month.

Fresh plans for the Homebase store in Warren Heath has raised questions over the future of the site after confirmation the store would be one that is closing.

The impact of energy projects including nuclear and wind power on Suffolk coast’s £640m tourism sector will be under the spotlight at an annual conference.

Runners have raised £2,600 to support servicemen and women during an inaugural race through a Suffolk forest.


Proposed development at Cadge’s Cave, Deben Lane, Waldringfield, Woodbridge, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP12 4QN

A £700,000 grant has been awarded towards the rebuilding of a Suffolk church hall – but critics say the project still faces “fundamental issues”.

Major plans to sell Suffolk police’s HQ and build hundreds of homes on the site are ramping up – with early blueprints due to be unveiled by the end of 2018.

Proposed development at Melton Rd., Side Garden Highfield Cottage, Suffolk, Woodbridge IP12 1 NL Take notice that application is being made by: Mr and Mrs L Dann for planning permission to: Description of proposed development: Construct a house (separate dwelling).

Woodbridge’s popular skatepark could be set for a makeover following the renovation of the Deben Leisure Centre.

Fresh plans have been submitted to develop a disused site in Westerfield, close to the Ipswich Garden Suburb development.

People living along a narrow Suffolk track have raised further complaints about a new housing development – years after the row first kicked off.

Students in east Suffolk are being given the chance to present their views directly to council bosses.

Residents concerned at proposals for a massive substation will get longer to air their views after a new consultation was added in the wake of widespread fears of the project’s impact.

Proposals to extend a car park into “one of Britain’s most iconic sites” have prompted a community backlash.

A drop-in session held to highlight concerns about the possible development on a historic Suffolk site was attended by more than 100 people.

The multimillion pound transformation of a Suffolk a leisure centre into a “modern exciting facility” has begun.

Residents of a new housing estate in Framlingham have been left stunned after getting letters from the local council warning them that their homes don’t have full planning permission.

Suffolk-based architects and technologists Plaice Design Co Ltd have submitted a planning application for a new £1.5m Village Hall and Archive Centre in Wickham Market, to Suffolk Coastal Council.

Staff from accountancy business Oxlade & Bond are enjoying a new chapter in modern offices just outside Woodbridge.

A Suffolk village has unveiled its newly refurbished children’s playground following a “fantastic community project” to raise more than £30,000.

A Suffolk planning chief has sought to counter concerns there is a “desperate” rush to build new homes in small villages.

Some 45 public objections have been lodged about Active Urban Woodbridge Ltd’s (AUWL) recently revised application to build 100 homes at Suffolk Coastal District Council’s old offices in Melton Hill – with one supporting comment.

A public meeting is being held to discuss proposals for 800 new homes which critics claim will “destroy” part of Suffolk forever.

Concerns have been raised about a proposed gym which could be opened in Melton.

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