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Christopher Hudson

A two year housing row ended this afternoon amid heavy criticism of developers and planners – and calls for cash as a “gesture of good will”.

Controversial Conservative councillor Christopher Hudson has been dropped by his party in the run-up to May’s local elections – he will not be able to contest the Framlingham ward in the first election for East Suffolk Council.

Every property in a controversial Suffolk housing development was built in the wrong location, according to leaked documents.

A “consequence of second-home explosion in heritage towns” – that’s how the closure of the final bank in another Suffolk town was described yesterday.

A Suffolk housing development which repeatedly flouted regulations could still see homes demolished as the “ultimate sanction”.

A new electric boat named after the wife of renowned Suffolk artist John Constable will be used to take the public on trips down the picturesque River Stour.

The MP for Ipswich has criticised Home Office policy after it emerged the Government was warned about adults posing as child asylum seekers – months before an investigation was launched into the age of a pupil at a Suffolk school.

An asylum seeker accused of lying about his age to attend a Suffolk school is reported to have suffered abuse and threats.

Planners are being urged to impose serious penalties on a developer alleged to have flouted regulations with its controversial new Suffolk housing scheme.

Suffolk villagers have welcomed a developer’s suggestion it may build a new road ahead of schedule to address HGV concerns – but said the proof would be in its completion.

A vital new road could be opened ahead of schedule after Suffolk villagers raised concerns about the dangers of many HGVs using a narrow country lane.

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

A solution to the long-running “nightmare” of students parking on the residential streets around a Suffolk college is said to be a “real goer”.

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

After fending off sieges and battering rams, catapults and arrows for centuries, the enduring castles of Suffolk face a new hazard – and there’s not a cannon ball in sight.

It neighbours the ancient monument immortalised in Ed Sheeran’s “love song for Suffolk”.

A group of travellers have set up camp at a Suffolk park and ride site.

Highways teams investigating parking problems outside Suffolk schools have received footage of drivers mountings verges – and will urge police to take action.

Highways chiefs, school leaders and police officers are to meet next week to discuss long-running parking problems in south west Ipswich.

A minority of Suffolk second-home owners are claimed to be “robbing the public purse” by abusing a loophole to avoid tax .

Leaders behind east Suffolk council merger plans have insisted the project will go ahead - despite concerns it could be superseded by unitary status.

Suffolk residents have been encouraged to take “direct action” when developers flout planning regulations – because councils are too poor to take enforcement action.

Greene King is building a new pub in Ipswich in a move that bucks the recent trend of closures and is set to bring up to 70 jobs to the town.

Suffolk church leaders have been left confused and irritated by the repeated vandalism of their visitor book.

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