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Schools in Suffolk awarded a share of a seven-figure sum for social mobility projects have reported significant successes in the first year.

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Ormiston Denes Academy

A Suffolk authority promoting campaigns to stop smoking has reduced its pension investments in tobacco firms – but says it still will not disinvest in cigarette firms entirely.

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Suffolk County Council

A fresh purge of Suffolk’s potholes with an innovative road repair machine is set to kick off this week, thanks to cash from the Chancellor’s Budget.

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Sunday, December 9, 2018

Halesworth could be in line for 190 new homes if plans to develop farmland are approved.

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Waveney District Council
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Additional maternity and paternity leave has been pledged for Suffolk County Council staff following the birth of a premature baby.

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Suffolk County Council
Friday, December 7, 2018

A Lowestoft project which helps create opportunities and a better quality of life in the town has reported significant improvements in GCSE pass rates, A&E admissions and rough sleeping.

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Tim Passmore
Friday, November 23, 2018

Calls have been made for controversial plans to axe a six figure grant for Citizens Advice Bureaus in Suffolk to be phased in over a longer period of time.

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Mark Bee
Friday, November 16, 2018

A programme to turn around Suffolk’s special education needs (SEN) provision has been outlined – with an “innovative” pilot set to spearhead the measures.

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Suffolk County Council
Friday, November 16, 2018

More than £1million in cash for key projects in north Suffolk has moved a step closer after getting the council’s backing.

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Mark Bee
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Millions of pounds of cutbacks for council services in Suffolk next year have been revealed – with homes facing further council tax rises for the next three years.

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Matthew Hicks
Sunday, November 11, 2018

Suffolk Libraries is highlighting the impact reading can have on tackling loneliness, dementia and mental health problems, following new research.

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Friday, November 2, 2018

Parking passes could be trialled in a town centre in a bid to support businesses in Lowestoft.

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Waveney District Council
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Fresh concerns have been raised over Suffolk County Council’s overspend, as opposition groups warn it is struggling to stay afloat.

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Richard Smith
Thursday, November 1, 2018

A government department is facing criticism after it took four months to respond to Suffolk’s councils about a key parking issue.

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Tim Passmore
Monday, October 15, 2018

Detailed designs for the Lake Lothing Crossing in Lowestoft are set to begin soon, as the final evaluation of shortlisted contractors has been completed.

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Matthew Hicks
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Plans are underway for three of east Suffolk’s biggest high schools to form a multi-academy trust which could also see their feeder primary schools united.

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Monday, September 24, 2018

A 20% fall in the number of people starting an apprenticeship in Suffolk has sparked a “real cause of alarm” for business leaders.

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Gordon Jones
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

In all, 1,154 complaints were made to Suffolk County Council last year, according to data published by its audit committee.

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Suffolk County Council
Monday, September 17, 2018

The Port of Lowestoft has dismissed claims by the county council that work on the Third Crossing will only have a “slight adverse” effect on business, and said that it could instead have a “significant negative impact”.

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Suffolk County Council
Friday, September 14, 2018

A family who claim their autistic son has not had suitable education since April have described their plight for appropriate provision as “hopeless”.

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Surrey
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Lake Lothing in Lowestoft is set to be closed to all vessels for around three weeks during work to install a third bridge, it has emerged – but council chiefs claim it will not impact on port traffic.

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Suffolk County Council
Friday, September 7, 2018

Five health groups in Norfolk and Suffolk are set to pump £2.6million in preparing for the coming winter it has emerged, with plans to dramatically cut hospital admissions.

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NHS
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Education chiefs have warned that Suffolk will need three or four new special schools in the next two years to cope with soaring demand for special education needs, as fresh data reveals the need for hundreds of spaces.

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Gordon Jones
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Suffolk firefighters tackled nearly three times as many field fires in just two months this summer than they did for the whole of 2017, it has emerged – with at least seven started deliberately.

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Monday, September 3, 2018

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.

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Richard Smith
Saturday, July 28, 2018

More investment is needed in the county’s fire service as a string of field fires from the summer heat leaves resources stretched, union representatives have claimed.

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Sunday, July 22, 2018

A joint task group from two councils will thrash out ideas for a solution over controversial plans to close Lowestoft Record Office.

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Matthew Hicks
Sunday, July 22, 2018

A panel holding Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner to account have urged him to pursue plans to widen a scheme featuring new speed cameras with automatic number plate recognition (ANPR).

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Tim Passmore
Sunday, July 22, 2018

A dedicated panel which holds Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner to account has expressed “serious concerns” over plans to axe half of the county’s PCSOs.

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Tim Passmore
Friday, July 20, 2018

Youth gangs and drug violence have been described as “the biggest threat without question facing Suffolk”.

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Tim Passmore

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