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Controversial proposals to up councillor allowances in East Suffolk by 53% - more than £2,600 a year - have been given unanimous approval.

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Melton
Saturday, January 18, 2020

Major plans to boost Suffolk's literacy are in the pipeline, as the county's education chiefs aim to team up with a leading charity.

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Suffolk County Council
Friday, January 17, 2020

Plans have been unveiled to bring up to 20 council sites forward for housing developments - with nearly £11 million pledged to kick start the scheme.

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Suffolk County Council
Friday, January 17, 2020

Suffolk will be gracing the screens both big and small once again in 2020 after a busy year. Local democracy reporter Jason Noble spoke to Screen Suffolk to find out what you can expect to see in the year ahead.

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Richard Curtis
Thursday, January 16, 2020

Councillors at a Suffolk authority are set to agree a rise of more than £2,600 in their allowances next week - an increase of more than 50%.

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

The third phase of Suffolk's superfast broadband programme has been given approval to begin, which aims to target the hardest 2% to reach.

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Suffolk County Council
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Council chiefs have objected to proposals for two offshore windfarms on the Suffolk coast, claiming it will do "untold damage" to the area.

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Suffolk County Council
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Changes to parking enforcement powers in Suffolk, which are expected to bring tougher crackdowns on nuisance motorists, have been laid before Parliament for the final go-ahead.

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Suffolk County Council
Friday, January 10, 2020

Public satisfaction with Suffolk's roads has improved in the last year, new figures show - but nearly two thirds are not happy.

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Suffolk County Council
Thursday, January 9, 2020

Plans to revamp Suffolk's children's centres - which could see two closed - are not about saving money, council leaders are insisting.

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Suffolk County Council
Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Fears have been raised that Citizens Advice Bureaux in Suffolk are being forced to change their structure despite performing a vital service.

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Suffolk County Council
Tuesday, January 7, 2020

A key project to raise educational standards in Suffolk is "not null and void" council chiefs insist, despite fears that spending has plummeted.

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Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Councils in Suffolk are preparing for a busy 2020. Suffolk local democracy reporter Jason Noble takes a look at the big issues that are coming up.

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Suffolk County Council
Monday, December 23, 2019

There is money available to tackle flooded roads, highways chiefs have said - despite telling one street the drainage issue they reported could not be fixed until at least 2021 because there was no budget for it.

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Suffolk County Council
Friday, December 20, 2019

An Ipswich music venue which has secured grant funding to help boost local bands and artists has announced the first wave of performers to benefit from the cause.

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Friday, December 20, 2019

The first 10 new specialist units under £45 million plans to boost special educational needs in Suffolk have been announced.

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Suffolk County Council
Friday, December 20, 2019

More than 6,000 road defects across the county are on the Suffolk Highways reporting tool - but highways chiefs have said the it is normal for this time of year.

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Friday, December 20, 2019

More savings are to come from a series of transformation programmes of key council services, finance chiefs have said.

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

More than half of the 'outstanding' education establishments inspected by Ofsted in Suffolk this year have declined in standards, it has emerged.

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Unanimous support has been given for plans to regenerate a key area of Lowestoft, which is set to get the final go-ahead next month.

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

With the prime winter weather season striking, new potholes are starting to emerge on Suffolk's roads.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

There are three headline figures to Suffolk County Council's 2020/21 budget.

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Monday, December 16, 2019

Homes in Suffolk will be hit with another 4% council tax rise next year it has been revealed, as finance chiefs attempt to balance the books.

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Monday, December 16, 2019

Citizens Advice Bureaux across Suffolk will have county council grant funding again from next year, after finance chiefs performed a u-turn on cuts.

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Monday, December 16, 2019

A £3million pot has been formed to fund projects such as new speed cameras, electric charging points or new cycle lanes over 12 months.

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Saturday, December 14, 2019

The inquest has begun into how Labour so badly lost the 2019 General Election - its worst performance since the 1930s.

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Saturday, December 14, 2019

The 2019 General Election produced something of a landslide for the Conservatives - and locally included a strong result to take Ipswich back.

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General Election 2019
Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Fears have been raised that the search for constructors for the multi-million pound new Lowestoft third crossing will cause delays to work going ahead.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Beach huts in Lowestoft which were closed three years ago due to structural concerns are to be replaced thanks to a £2.5million boost, it has been revealed.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

A pledge to regenerate high streets in some of Suffolk's market towns is being promised by council leaders as latest figures show as many as one in ten shops lay empty.

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