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Thursday, September 12, 2019

The day to day experience for parents of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) has yet to change more than six months after a damning report, according to campaigners.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

A cash-strapped Suffolk council which has already been forced to make severe cutbacks is facing a seven figure black hole in its school spending, it has emerged.

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Eight new problem-solving groups are to be formed across East Suffolk after fears the merger of two councils would mean grassroots issues being forgotten.

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Suffolk's education chief has said he has apologised to parents who have been directly in touch with him over school transport problems.

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Council bosses are hopeful that the First Light Festival can return to Lowestoft next year, and have agreed to put up to £200,000 into organising its return.

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

A bid to build a community hall in Worlingham has been given a £149,000 boost by council chiefs.

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Reduced cutting and chemical use on grass and hedges in two Suffolk towns is to get underway after proposals were given the green light.

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Friday, August 30, 2019

A £3.5billion cash injection planned for schools across England is 'too little too late', according to a Suffolk union.

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

A trial to reduce cutting and chemical use on grass and hedges in two Suffolk towns is to be agreed next week as the first step in a series of green measures.

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Friday, August 16, 2019

Fresh controversy has emerged over a £66,000 report on housing in Suffolk after it emerged a think tank commissioned to do the work had gone into administration just days before the publication.

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Friday, August 9, 2019

Three mental health teams are set to be created which will go into schools and offer mental health support, thanks to a £2million cash boost.

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Saturday, August 3, 2019

The number of councillors at a Suffolk authority looks set to reduce by five in the face of calls for the numbers to be increased.

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Friday, August 2, 2019

Two Suffolk towns have received a fresh boost as full fibre broadband projects are to be extended to almost every home and business under multi-billion pound plans.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Nearly £4.5million in tenancy and Right to Buy fraud has been stopped in Ipswich and East Suffolk in the last year, shock new figures reveal.

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Monday, July 29, 2019

With new Prime Minister Boris Johnson getting to work on his ambitious vision for the country, fresh questions have been raised over what that means for Suffolk.

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Monday, July 29, 2019

More than £150million in pension funds at a Suffolk council are to be put into a dedicated pot investing in climate-aware companies, it has emerged.

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Friday, July 26, 2019

Three Suffolk councils have vowed to tackle climate change in the county after declaring a state of climate emergency.

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Friday, July 26, 2019

A crackdown on bad parking outside schools is being planned across Suffolk.

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Free council services such as libraries, archive access and recycling centres are not being eyed for charges to be introduced, finance chiefs have said.

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Parents have raised fresh questions about controversial changes to school transport, as some families say they will not find out if their child has a solution until just days before school starts.

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Sunday, July 21, 2019

Suffolk Highways has teamed up with a Finnish AI company on a pilot aiming to better assess the state of the county's roads.

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Saturday, July 20, 2019

Suffolk's fire service is to review its response to road traffic collisions, it has been confirmed.

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Saturday, July 20, 2019

As many as 12 councillors could be lost at Suffolk County Council when the next local elections are held in 2021 in a bid to save more than £128,000 a year.

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Saturday, July 20, 2019

A scheme to enable volunteers to carry out low level highways work has already seen towns and parishes start work just weeks after being launched.

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Saturday, July 20, 2019

A senior council group leader has publicly apologised to a Labour party colleague who had complained she had been bullied by her.

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Climate change protestors who staged a dramatic 'die-in' protest outside a Suffolk council have called on bosses to "act now" on its environmental pledges.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Tourism bosses in Bury St Edmunds are hoping for a big boost to the town's visitors, after the release date for Armando Iannucci's new Suffolk-filmed flick has been announced.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

A task force is to be created in September at a Suffolk council to come up with measures to make the authority carbon neutral in the next decade.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Suffolk County Council's cabinet approved the new model for specialist speech and language education at its Tuesday meeting, which will focus on earlier intervention.

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Plans to shake-up children's centre provision in Suffolk will go to the public from September, after it was agreed for consultation this afternoon.

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