Homes across Suffolk are set to see their council tax bills rise by around £65 from April, after county council budget proposals were approved.
County councillors will soon be joining the likes of Jaack Maate, Tanya Burr and Ashen as local stars of YouTube, after live streaming proposals were given the thumbs up.
More than £10million of cutbacks remain in Suffolk County Council’s budget, it has emerged – with controversial plans to phase out Citizens Advice grants still set to go ahead.
The prime minister suffered the worst defeat in the House of Commons in more than 100 years on Tuesday as MPs categorically rejected her plan on how to take the UK out of the European Union.
MPs have rejected Theresa May’s Brexit plans by an emphatic 432 votes to 202 in a historic vote which has thrown the future of her administration and the nature of the UK’s EU withdrawal into doubt.
Theresa May will put her Brexit deal to the Commons on Tuesday, with defeat almost guaranteed.
Thousands turned out to Boxing Day hunt meets across the region - as Labour warned it would strengthen legislation banning the hunting of animals.
Suffolk County Council has confirmed that it is making a u-turn on cutting all funding to Citizens’ Advice Bureaux – for the time being.
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.
Suffolk’s special needs provision is reportedly in “crisis” as new data reveals one third of children could not get placements within their own county.
Councillors unanimously rejected plans for an open gypsy and traveller site in Mutford and said they were being treated like ‘frogs in slowly boiling water’.
Which services should face budget cuts as Suffolk County Council struggles to trim its budget by £25m over the next financial year.
This weekend sees the party conference season move up a gear with the start of the Labour Conference in Liverpool – an event that politicos across the country will be watching closely.
In all, 1,154 complaints were made to Suffolk County Council last year, according to data published by its audit committee.
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.
David Davis has quit his role as Brexit secretary less than two years after his appointment.
The decision to make divisive cuts on home to school transport in Suffolk has been put on hold for further scrutiny, after a call-in of the plan was upheld.
Organisers of a music and arts extravaganza have added further big names to the line-up.
A major review of how Suffolk’s roads are maintained was launched yesterday with the county’s new highways chief claiming that there are “improvements that can and must be made”.
A Suffolk council, which came under fire after investing millions of pounds from the pension fund in tobacco firms despite promoting stop smoking messages, has bought stocks in another cigarette company, it has emerged.
Developing and maintaining Suffolk’s road network has been put at the heart of the policies of the new county council leader as he takes over the helm at Endeavour House.
Concerns over the public consultation undertaken by district councils ahead of the east Suffolk merger have been raised in the House of Lords.
Norfolk County Council will prepare a business case to support its bid to retain control of the fire service.
A bid to broadcast county council meetings on the Internet has failed - for now - after councillors voted against it.
Waveney and Suffolk Coastal councils have seen huge reserves growth since 2010/11 despite sweeping spending cuts and a merger of services in 2010.
The prospect of a single council running all services in Suffolk is today back on the political agenda with county leader Colin Noble commissioning a new report.
Suffolk County Council has seen a significant rise in insurance claims due to defective road surfaces over the last five years, new figures reveal.
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