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Fresh fears have been raised over the impact plans to close some of Suffolk's children's centre will have on rural communities - with some areas set to share just one or two centres.

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Targets to deliver 98% superfast broadband in Suffolk by 2020 are nearly six months ahead of schedule, a new cabinet report has said.

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Questions are to be asked over funding for high street regeneration in Suffolk after the county was snubbed in the latest central government pot of cash.

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Serious crashes involving cyclists on the county's roads have soared by 150%, latest data has revealed.

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Plans for a major overhaul of children's and family services in Suffolk - which could save up to £1million - are set to be presented for public feedback.

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Rising demand for drugs in Suffolk and improved roadside testing are behind increased drug drive arrests in the county, police bosses have said.

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Soaring numbers of speeders were clocked on Suffolk's roads, according to latest data - as 11,000 additional incidents were recorded.

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Public satisfaction in Suffolk's police has continued to fall - prompting calls for more focus on supporting victims of crime.

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A final decision on controversial speed limit changes to the A12 near Martlesham will be made later this year, after discussions were pushed back for better proposals to come forward.

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New roads, health centres and schools could be planned in Suffolk in a bid to improve the county's infrastructure.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

As the new Suffolk-filmed movie Yesterday hits cinema screens this week, local democracy reporter Jason Noble caught up with Screen Suffolk to find out just how important it is for filming in the county

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

A vow has been made to keep county farms in Suffolk for the next decade, with farms being bought or sold only in "specific circumstances".

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Lessons have been learnt over a council owned company which failed to be self-sustaining, council bosses have said after agreeing its closure.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Bus passengers in rural communities could be left out after Suffolk County Council announced it would be axing its subsidy following a review of bus usage.

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Campaigners over changes to speech and language education services in Suffolk have said they still have unanswered questions, following the unveiling of latest plans.

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Monday, June 17, 2019

A Suffolk council which has had to make belt-tightening cutbacks ended the last financial year having overspent by £4.4million.

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Health chiefs have said that there is not a threat to services for deaf and blind people in the county, after it emerged the council's specialist care company is to be wound up.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Education chiefs have warned that schools in Suffolk deliberately encouraging poorly performing pupils to quit school for home education are being monitored.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Plans to introduce 40mph and 50mph speed limits on a key section of the A12 have been vehemently rejected, after being branded "ludicrous".

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Three speech and language schools in Suffolk which had been earmarked for closure are set to be converted to specialist units attached to mainstream schools, education chiefs have said.

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

A dispute over who to name a new Suffolk road after has been settled - but not everyone is happy.

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Special powers to combat the use of legal highs at one of the country's biggest music festivals have moved a step closer.

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Plans to explore extending an ultrafast fibre network to homes in Lowestoft have been given the backing of senior leaders.

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Plans to reduce the speed limit on a key stretch of the A12 are to be agreed next week, with motorists set to face restrictions of 40mph.

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Calls to set up a task force to address children's poverty in Suffolk have been rejected, despite new data revealing tens of thousands of youngsters growing up in poor households.

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More than 800 children in Suffolk are being taught at home according to new figures - including eight confirmed cases in one year where schools pressured parents to home educate so as not to bring down school results.

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A trial to tackle potholes in Ipswich more swiftly has been so successful that it is due to be rolled out across the whole county this summer, highways chiefs have confirmed.

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Suffolk's fleet of gritting lorries are set to roll onto the streets of the county with personalised names next winter, after youngsters were given the chance to name the trucks.

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Robotic cats, talking mugs and GPS pebbles are among the hi-tech items being used to help care for people in their own homes, it has been revealed.

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Measures to provide maternity support for councillors are being explored by one of Suffolk's authorities as part of a bid to improve the take-up of women in politics.

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