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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Former Suffolk County leader Mark Bee is about to be ordained as a Deacon in the Church of England – and will be working in his home parish of Beccles.

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Mark Bee
Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Suffolk Coastal MP and cabinet minister Dr Therese Coffey found herself in a Twitter row with England striker Marcus Rashford in the hours before the government performed its u-turn on free school meals for the poorest children.

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Therese Coffey
Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Suffolk Coastal MP and cabinet minister Dr Therese Coffey has found herself embroiled in a Twitter row with Manchester United and England striker Marcus Rashford who has found himself in the headlines this week after highlighting child poverty.

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Therese Coffey
Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Network Rail has upgraded safety systems on 28 crossings on the East Suffolk Line between Ipswich and Lowestoft in a move which could ultimately lead to increased train speeds on the route.

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Sunday, May 31, 2020

A second dead whale has washed up on a beach in the region – this time the remains of a decomposed baby whale have turned up at Southwold on Sunday morning.

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Simon Tobin
Sunday, May 31, 2020

Network Rail has made a new video to spread the message about safety near railway tracks - because its staff are not able to visit schools as usual, due to the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

East Suffolk council is to restart its bulky waste collections – picking up unwanted furniture and large electrical items from homes – next week.

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Saturday, May 16, 2020

Fine weather and a relaxation of some lockdown rules is expected to tempt some people to go out for a family trip to the coast or countryside this weekend – but what facilities will they find when they get there?

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coronavirus
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Greater Anglia is to increase the number of trains it runs on services in the region as the government has published new guidance on remaining safe on public transport.

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Coronavirus
Monday, May 11, 2020

Suffolk is waiting to hear how much it will get from the government to encourage more people to walk or cycle to work as part of a £2bn boost for sustainable transport over the next few weeks.

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coronavirus
Sunday, April 12, 2020

One positive aspect of the lockdown on economic activity is the reduction in the level of air pollution from the fact there is far less traffic on the roads, fewer factories are operating, and there are much fewer aircraft in the sky.

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Friday, April 10, 2020

Britain may be in lockdown over Easter – but there is no reason for wildlife fans to be denied their fix of the natural world in their own garden or from the window of their home.

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Suffolk Wildlife Trust
Thursday, April 9, 2020

It may be operating fewer trains and carrying a fraction of the passengers it was - but Greater Anglia’s trains are now much more reliable for essential workers, figures show.

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Greater Anglia
Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Cabinet minister and Suffolk MP Dr Therese Coffey has insisted government business will be able to continue despite the Prime Minister being in the intensive care unit of St Thomas’ Hospital in London.

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coronavirus
Thursday, April 2, 2020

An appeal has gone out for companies with unused personal protection equipment to donate it to help Suffolk’s carers stay safe during the coronavirus crisis.

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Suffolk County Council
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Network Rail has appealed to recently-retired signal staff across the region to consider coming back to work to support the industry in case there are staffing problems because of the coronavirus crisis.

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coronavirus
Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Suffolk’s largest public sector infrastructure project still hasn’t got the formal go–ahead because of government delays caused by Brexit and the coronavirus crisis.

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Sunday, February 23, 2020

Rail services from Lowestoft should return to normal on Monday morning after three weeks of disruption which has seen them replaced by buses as new signalling and crossings are installed.

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Network Rail
Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Network Rail has apologised to passengers and promised to review the way it carries out work in the Lowestoft area after it cut off the East Suffolk Line during Tuesday morning’s peak period.

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Network Rail
Thursday, January 30, 2020

The government has announced it wants to ‘reverse Beeching’ by reopening long-closed railway lines – and has allocated a £500m to look at possible projects. Two lines in northern England have so far been identified.

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Bosses from Greater Anglia are being invited to Suffolk County Council to explain what has happened during the difficult roll-out of their new trains over the winter.

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Mark Bee
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

After a third day of chaos on the East Suffolk line between Lowestoft and Ipswich, Greater Anglia has pledged to get its services back on track.

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Greater Anglia
Wednesday, January 8, 2020

The last Suffolk properties without superfast broadband could be connected by 2022 if a new deal is approved by council chiefs next week.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

The new trains introduced on Greater Anglia’s rural routes were not the cause of the signalling problems that have plunged services into chaos over the last few weeks, the company said today.

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Greater Anglia
Monday, December 16, 2019

Rural rail services in East Anglia have eased – but now Suffolk Coastal MP Therese Coffey has asked for her cabinet colleague Transport Secretary Grant Shapps to intervene to try to improve things further.

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Greater Anglia
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Nearly 6,000 pupils in Suffolk are being taught in schools whose last inspection showed them to be inadequate according to new figures unveiled by the county council.

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Suffolk County Council leader Matthew Hicks has been forced into a major reshuffle when his finance chief quit – days after a Tory debate over plans to raise council tax by 4% next year.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Greater Anglia has run its first tests on new trains due to come into service on the East Suffolk line between Ipswich and Lowestoft.

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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Greater Anglia was one of the most improved rail companies in Britain for punctuality and reliability over the first three months of the current financial year according to the government’s Office of Road and Rail.

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Controversial proposals to expand a quarry near Southwold are to be reconsidered later this autumn – but have already been given the thumbs down by a government inspector.

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