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
Tributes to Ezra Leverett, the ‘face of Halesworth’
A volunteer driver has been left “heartbroken” after his car, which was donated to him by an elderly woman was damaged by vandals in Lowestoft.
“I thought I was going to die on the streets before I got here.”
Hundreds of swimmers braved the biting cold and harsh winds to jump head first into the freezing sea – all in the name of charity.
Fraudsters illegally trying to buy council homes and claim benefits they were not entitled to could have cost taxpayers £5.5m – but were stopped by wily investigators.
People who die without enough money for a cremation are being buried in unmarked communal graves.
A children’s play park is being overrun by anti-social teenagers who are leaving shattered glass under equipment and repeatedly starting fires.
A glittering fundraiser saw tens of thousands raised for a charity supporting those with motor neurone disease (MND).
Norfolk-based Paralympian Jessica-Jane Applegate was the special guest as disabled swimmers took part in a “wonderful” gala.
Suffolk Coastal and Waveney district councils have eased fears that a merger will mean residents have to travel further for meetings.
The dream of an end-of-life hospice in the grounds of Gorleston’s James Paget Hospital was thrown into doubt this week after health care commissioners said they wouldn’t fund the beds.
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