All services will be examined for cuts at Suffolk County Council as new figures predict the authority is on course for an £8.6million overspend this year.
A new chapter has been marked at a popular football club.
The new Lake Lothing crossing could go over its original budget with council documents warning it could cost up to £100m.
A fleet of 21 boats, from as far afield as the Isle of Wight and Weymouth, converged on Oulton Broad for this year’s Broadland Squib Regatta.
Suffolk County Council’s element of tax bills this year will see the biggest percentage rise since the notorious 18.5pc hike in 2003.
The tension in a nursing home lounge was almost palpable as a special sporting competition for the elderly began.
There is no sign of an end to years of council austerity – and no indication of when authorities might be able to ease up on the quest for more cuts.
A day of celebration recognised almost 200 staff and volunteers from the region’s ambulance service.
Households across Suffolk could face a rise of at least five per cent in their tax bills next year after the county council announced its budget plans.
Suffolk is preparing to increase its element of council tax bills by nearly five per cent from April as the authority continues to wrestle with the effects of austerity.
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