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Yesterday, 17:30

A man who evaded justice for more than two years, after being found urinating at the wheel of a crashed car, has been handed a suspended prison sentence and ordered to carry out unpaid work.

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Yesterday, 13:57

Divisive plans to make cuts on free school transport in Suffolk have been given the go-ahead – but proposals for the decision to be reassessed have already been voiced.

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Gordon Jones
Yesterday, 09:16

A Lowestoft police officer has been nominated for a national bravery award.

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Friday, June 15, 2018

A six-figure bid for funding to safeguard the future of Suffolk’s fishing industry after Brexit has been lodged, as council bosses eye a “major opportunity” to boost business.

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Mandatory training to make sure taxi drivers are “fit and proper” has been agreed in Waveney.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

People across Suffolk are being asked for their views on proposals for sand and gravel quarrying at 10 sites over the next decade.

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Suffolk County Council
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

National and regional education bosses will join up with Suffolk County Council to form an action plan improving under-performing academies, it has been revealed.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Thousands of pupils were missing from Suffolk’s schools each day during the first term of this school year – with one in five absences unauthorised.

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

A two-day street survey in a popular town on the Suffolk coast has found a majority of residential properties are now holiday homes.

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Around 40 people attended a reunion that brings together Second World War evacuees.

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Potholes, children’s centres and community safety are among some of the key issues being raised by people at meet and greet events, according to the county council.

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Monday, June 4, 2018

A new £70,000 fire simulator is set to revolutionise the way the brigade educates youngsters on safety, bosses have said.

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Saturday, June 2, 2018

A Conservative councillor has been suspended after he allegedly posted Islamophobic comments about the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan on Facebook.

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Friday, May 25, 2018

A new tool for dating archaeological sites in Suffolk is being funded by Historic England, it has been revealed.

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Witnesses say they heard a ‘screech and a thump’ moments before a collision in Bungay which killed a 42-year-old man, a court has heard.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

More than £430,000 of payments to dead people and duplicate invoices had to be recovered by a Suffolk council last year, new figures reveal.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Suffolk Coastal MP Thérèse Coffey has been temporarily replaced as environment minister due to illness.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Writer Richard Curtis says he would love to call his new film being shot in the region ‘Suffolk Lad’ – but he doesn’t know whether Americans can pronounce the county’s name.

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Monday, May 21, 2018

A spike in Suffolk school pupil exclusions in March has raised concerns that children likely to get lower grades may be removed from mainstream schools before they sit GCSE exams.

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Monday, May 21, 2018

A scheme to recruit school governors has been relaunched in Suffolk in a bid to overturn high vacancy numbers.

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Friday, May 11, 2018

Current travel arrangements for Suffolk teenagers in education are set to continue for another year – but discounted and subsidised services could be axed from September 2019.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

A call for more people to become governors for their local schools has been issued, as new figures reveal hundreds of vacancies.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Poor average journey times on the region’s key routes has led to business chiefs calling for a “fit for purpose” road network to tackle congestion.

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Saturday, May 5, 2018

Suffolk County Council is advertising for someone to fill a £37,000 a year post to try to persuade people to stop smoking – whose pension will be boosted by the millions of pounds its fund has invested in tobacco companies.

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Saturday, May 5, 2018

As the battle for the leadership of the ruling Conservative group hots up, the second largest group at Suffolk County Council has had a less high-profile change at the top.

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Saturday, May 5, 2018

Council chiefs have moved to reassure low paid workers that they will not be abandoned as figures show two Suffolk districts have among the highest rates of minimum wage in the country.

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Friday, May 4, 2018

A project to create a major new nature reserve on the outskirts of Lowestoft is projected to bring a £1million windfall to tourism-related businesses in the area.

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Friday, May 4, 2018

A motorist from Lowestoft, who mounted the pavement and drove at a couple after they had got out of their van to complain about his driving, has been jailed for 16 months.

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

A promise to continue the fight for fairer pupil funding for Suffolk has been issued by an education chief, who has described the system as valuing the county’s children “less than in other parts of the country”.

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

A woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by a Lowestoft man more than 20 years ago when she was a schoolgirl has denied making up the allegations.

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