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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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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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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Cabinet minster Therese Coffey has come under fire from the Kennel Club after it emerged she has used a controversial "e-collar" which could soon be banned by her own government to train her new pet.

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Suffolk Conservative MP Peter Aldous has warned that the expulsion of 21 senior members of the party has sent out the signal that the Tories are no longer a "broad church," welcoming a spectrum of political views.

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Hadleigh Road in Ipswich will be closed for four days over the August Bank Holiday weekend as part of the travel arrangements for the Ed Sheeran Concerts at Chantry Park.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The first new "bimode" trains for regional services in East Anglia should enter service within the next few weeks after they were given formal approval by the government's rail regulator.

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Organisers of the Suffolk Show were celebrating as perfect weather and a packed programme of events came together to bring tens of thousands of visitors to Trinity Park near Ipswich.

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The Suffolk Show's role in bringing together people from across the county is well-known and very important - but it is also a catalyst for tens, or even hundreds, of millions of pounds of business.

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Sunday, May 26, 2019

As politicians from around the region gather at Chelmsford for the European election count, we are providing live coverage and reaction political shape of the East of England emerges.

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Former police inspector Steve Gallant was confirmed as East Suffolk Council's first leader at its annual general meeting last night.

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Former Suffolk Coastal cabinet member Steve Gallant is set to be the first leader of East Suffolk Council after winning the race to head the authority's Conservative group.

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

The number of passengers using the East Suffolk railway line between Ipswich and Lowestoft has more than doubled over the last 10 years following the introduction of an hourly service on the route.

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Friday, May 3, 2019

The face of Suffolk local politics is set to change dramatically with at least two council leaders set to be booted out by voters.

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Horseracing links, a trip to the BAFTAs, and work as a hospital doctor all feature in the Register of Interests declared by Suffolk and Essex MPs over the last few months.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

East Suffolk Council is one of two new "super districts" that have just been created in the county from the merger of former districts.

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Labour councillors in Suffolk have warned that housing estates in towns could become less safe after the county council decided to switch off street lights 30 minutes earlier in a bid to save £90,000.

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Sunday, February 24, 2019

Over the last 50 years Britain has seen a major growth in the number of heritage railways - attracting millions of visits from people of all backgrounds.

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Sudbury
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Suffolk Coastal is spending £15,000 on a "farewell party" for the authority - paid for by residents from their council tax.

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Waveney District Council
Monday, February 11, 2019

Suffolk's Citizens Advice Bureaux have had their funding restored after the county's health services stepped in to make up the cash cut being planned by the county council.

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Richard Rout
Friday, February 1, 2019

Rail bosses have outlined a bold new vision for the East Anglian network over the next 25 years at a major transport conference in Ipswich.

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Greater Anglia
Wednesday, January 2, 2019

On a national scale 2019 is set to be a momentous year for Britain's politicians with the country set to leave the EU on March 29 - but it is also set to be a big year for local politicians.

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European Union
Monday, December 31, 2018

If Greater Anglia's promises come true, 2019 should be a very good year for the region's rail passengers - the first new trains will start to be introduced and Network Rail should finish its long-term upgrade work between Shenfield and London.

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Sudbury
Friday, December 14, 2018

Drivers believe that Suffolk has some of the worst roads in the country according to a nationwide survey of the state of Britain's highways.

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United Kingdom
Friday, December 14, 2018

Households in Suffolk could see council tax bills rise by 4.7% next year if the county's local authorities and police do as the government suggests in its local government settlement.

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Tim Passmore
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

As Greater Anglia takes delivery of its third new Stadler "bi-mode" train for the region's rural lines this week, the company has been showing off some of the technology the company is using to ensure the new trains stop accurately in stations.

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United Kingdom
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Suffolk County Council has confirmed that it is making a u-turn on cutting all funding to Citizens' Advice Bureaux - for the time being.

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Richard Rout
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Suffolk's Conservative MPs have held a meeting with Education Secretary Damian Hinds in a bid to get more support to deal with the county's crisis in special needs education.

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Therese Coffey
Thursday, October 25, 2018

Rail company Greater Anglia is phasing out paper tickets for season ticket holders - replacing them with plastic smart cards that can be swiped at barriers.

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Greater Anglia
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

The electoral shape of two new councils being set up in Suffolk from May next year have been finalised by the Boundary Commission.

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Waveney

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