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An enforcement notice has been served on a Suffolk council which failed to tidy up its litter-riddled land – despite weeks of warnings by the neighbouring authority.

Ambitious proposals to close part of the road system around Ipswich waterfront could be back on the table as part of a bid to revitalise the town – but politicians at the county council still have to be convinced that scheme could work.

New schools could be built across Waveney as a council plan helps to shape future growth in the district.

Former pupils of a Suffolk primary school are delighted after they got to build a £2.2m classroom facility for it.

Parents have reacted angrily after it emerged a special needs forum praised for its “powerful and influential voice” has been refused access to a crisis meeting with government leaders.

Suffolk’s pothole blight has been described as a “poor advert for our county” as latest figures show the council spends the least on pothole repair in East Anglia.

“We are getting ever closer to the first spade going into the ground to make this bridge a reality.”

A vow has been made that “lessons are learned” over a multi-million pound bridge scheme in Ipswich which was canned when costs dramatically escalated.

Suffolk businesses have received nearly half the amount allocated to Norfolk in two regional grant pots, latest data has revealed.

A feasibility study into a potential new multi-storey car park in Sudbury would be a “waste of money”, according to a former town mayor.

Calls have been made for Norfolk and Suffolk’s under-fire mental health trust to be split up, so it can provide a better focus for each county.

Protestors and two Suffolk councils joined forces in calling for more information from EDF on its proposals to build a new multi-million pound nuclear power plant at Sizewell.

Our arts editor finds out more about this brand new event on the town’s Waterfront

A ceremony has been held to mark a key milestone in the construction of a new £23million waste hub near Bury St Edmunds.

A task force has been set up to improve support for people who have experienced childhood traumas in a bid to prevent long-term reliance on health services into adulthood.

Time capsules have been buried at some of Suffolk’s historically significant locations.

The number of compensation claims linked to potholes and damaged road surfaces in Suffolk in 2018 more than doubled on the year before, new figures reveal.

The Home Secretary is being urged to review the case of a failed asylum seeker in Suffolk fighting to stay in Britain to protect her nine-year-old daughter from female genital mutilation (FGM).

Suffolk leaders have backed plans to pool tens of thousands of pounds in Brexit planning cash to support small businesses in the county.

Work to build a multi-million pound new public services hub in Mildenhall – which will combine education, health and leisure facilities on one site – will begin this month.

A large retail premises, which formed part of a hotel and was most recently a careers guidance centre, is due to be auctioned off next month.

Let me make it clear from the start that I would love it if there was an Ipswich northern bypass. It would make my journeys from my home in north west of the town to the Suffolk coast much easier.

More than £100million in savings have been made by Suffolk’s councils in the last four years, it has been revealed, as the extent of funding pressures on the county has been revealed.

Home secretary Sajid Javid cannot be blocked from deporting a failed asylum seeker from Suffolk whose young daughter could be at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) if expelled from the UK, a judge has ruled.

Dozens of families across the county have shared their harrowing experiences of seeking SEN provision in Suffolk – as the council comes under fire for failing to take urgent action.

A heartbroken family is seeking closure at an inquest into the mother-of-two who died after a collision with a car while she was out jogging.

Cash-strapped councils in Suffolk and Essex have sold off millions of pounds’ worth of assets including schools, care homes, farms and community buildings.

A six-figure sum of taxpayers’ money has been spent on security at a Suffolk council’s old headquarters amid growing concerns about its stalled redevelopment.

A village primary school in west Suffolk has been placed into “special measures” after it dropped from being ‘outstanding’ to ‘inadequate’ since its last full inspection.

Suffolk councils say they remain ‘deeply concerned’ about the impact of proposed wind farm schemes off its coast, and the ‘lack of co-ordination’ with other planned energy projects.

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