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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Highly-regarded and “ever-cheerful” former council chief executive Malcolm Berridge MBE has died aged 80.

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Mark Bee
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Two public hearings will be held next month as stakeholders, businesses and community groups have their say on a long-awaited third crossing in Lowestoft.

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Peter Aldous
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

A council leader has defended its decision to spend more than £20,000 updating signage at its headquarters with a new logo after it was branded a “waste of tax payers’ money”.

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Mark Bee
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The Waveney District Council leader discusses the interest in the council’s new signs.

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Mark Bee
Monday, December 10, 2018

The government authority responsible for overseeing projects of national importance has started its examination into a long-awaited third crossing in Lowestoft.

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Peter Aldous
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

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
Friday, November 9, 2018

Proposals by the government to attempt to close a loophole which has allowed thousands of second-home owners to avoid paying council tax have been welcomed by Suffolk politicians.

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Mark Bee
Thursday, October 4, 2018

The former magistrates court and post office buildings in Lowestoft could see a medical centre and new business opportunities for the town after their new owners were revealed.

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Mark Bee
Friday, September 28, 2018

Work to repair a collapsed sewer which could see up to 15 weeks of roadworks on a major through-road have been described as a “disaster”.

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Mark Bee
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

After decades of campaigning a new £7m road designed to relieve congestion and boost the Suffolk economy has finally opened.

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Mark Bee
Thursday, September 13, 2018

With the creation of a new ‘super district council’ for east Suffolk now 200 days away, the logo for the new authority has been revealed.

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Mark Bee
Friday, September 7, 2018

Leaders from across Suffolk came together to discuss the ongoing work to transform Lowestoft and secure a bright economic future for the coastal town.

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Peter Aldous
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

The new £7m Beccles Southern Relief Road will officially open later this month.

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Peter Aldous
Thursday, August 16, 2018

Almost £750,000 was spent changing road signs on a major trunk road between Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft, it has been revealed.

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Mark Bee
Monday, August 6, 2018

A councillor has resigned from the Conservative party following the expulsion of Waveney District Council’s deputy leader over an alleged Islamophobic comment.

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Stephen Ardley
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

A district and county councillor who allegedly said it was “unbelievable” Sadiq Khan had been elected mayor of London has been expelled from the Conservative party.

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Stephen Ardley
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
Thursday, July 19, 2018

Suffolk County Council’s decision to close the Lowestoft Record Office will come under renewed scrutiny after a deal was struck at a council meeting.

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Mark Bee
Thursday, July 19, 2018

A Conservative councillor who was suspended from the party after allegedly posting Islamphobic comments on Facebook has apologised.

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Stephen Ardley
Monday, July 9, 2018

High-flying flags of St George, a possible big screen for the final and even a pledge to name new roads after players.

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Mark Bee
Friday, June 15, 2018

The leader of Suffolk County Council set out his priorities for Waveney at an event in the centre of Lowestoft.

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Matthew Hicks
Saturday, June 9, 2018

The application process for community groups and organisations to get project and activity funding has opened.

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Mark Bee
Friday, June 8, 2018

The dream of Lowestoft’s long-awaited third crossing is moving a step closer to reality as the first formal planning application is lodged.

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Peter Aldous
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

A new shadow authority to oversee the formal creation of the new East Suffolk Council has elected its first leader.

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Mark Bee
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

A new leader has been appointed to the opposition Labour group on Waveney District Council.

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Mark Bee
Thursday, May 3, 2018

Touching tributes have been paid to a long-serving councillor, who played a prominent role in the community and will be “deeply missed.”

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Mark Bee
Monday, April 30, 2018

Nearly half of the councillors in east Suffolk will lose their seats at the next election – as the area’s two main authorities merge into one unit.

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Mark Bee
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Suffolk County Council leader Colin Noble is facing the fight of his political life after being challenged for the top job by fellow cabinet member Matthew Hicks.

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Matthew Hicks
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Suffolk leader Colin Noble has provoked a furious reaction from other council leaders in the county over his attempt to restart the unitary authority debate.

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Mark Bee

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