Social care services for children in Suffolk have been hailed by independent inspectors as being of an "exceptionally high standard" after being just one of a handful in the country to get the top rating.
Plans to borrow millions of pounds to develop new specialist education places in Suffolk has been given the green light by council leaders - with the first cohort of new places to be ready for September 2020.
From bin collections to leisure centre fees, the new East Suffolk Council will oversee services in coastal communities from April. Local Democracy Reporter Jason Noble finds out what changes you need to know
The family of an autistic youngster who was left without appropriate specialist education for more than a year has described being pushed from "pillar to post" in the fight for proper schooling, following a latest critical report.