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.
The government authority responsible for overseeing projects of national importance has started its examination into a long-awaited third crossing in Lowestoft.
A Suffolk authority promoting campaigns to stop smoking has reduced its pension investments in tobacco firms – but says it still will not disinvest in cigarette firms entirely.
Additional maternity and paternity leave has been pledged for Suffolk County Council staff following the birth of a premature baby.
Suffolk County Council has confirmed that it is making a u-turn on cutting all funding to Citizens’ Advice Bureaux – for the time being.
Two town councils have expressed concerns over the removal of historic archives from Lowestoft Record Office and changes to the service.
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 County Council’s Tory administration has launched a bid to tackle period poverty – just weeks after it failed to commit cash to the cause.
A road safety workshop will be held in Lowestoft in the New Year as part of a scheme to keep older drivers independent and safe on the roads in Suffolk.
A programme to turn around Suffolk’s special education needs (SEN) provision has been outlined – with an “innovative” pilot set to spearhead the measures.
Millions of pounds of cutbacks for council services in Suffolk next year have been revealed – with homes facing further council tax rises for the next three years.
Today we can finally reveal the names of the people selected to be on our first ever Inspiring Women of Suffolk list.
Projects supporting domestic abuse survivors in Suffolk and Essex have received a funding boost of nearly £700,000 from the government, it has been announced.
Academy leaders have come under fire as new figures reveal seven trusts with schools in Suffolk pay salaries in excess of £150,000.
Fresh concerns have been raised over Suffolk County Council’s overspend, as opposition groups warn it is struggling to stay afloat.
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.
An “exciting” new heritage and creative arts project will explore the stories of three ‘lost’ communities across east Suffolk.
The county’s highways chief has welcomed an expected £420million in the budget for councils to fix potholes with the message “it’s good to be listened to”.
The contractor appointed to deliver a long-awaited third crossing in Lowestoft has admitted they are looking forward to working on “a new iconic landmark for the town.”
Suffolk has risen 40 places in national league tables for students in the county achieving the standard GCSE pass in English and maths, provisional figures have revealed.
Almost one in three Suffolk children are finishing primary school obese or overweight, we can reveal.
Calls have been made for a full traffic survey in Beccles following the opening of the southern relief road to maximise its effectiveness.
Which services should face budget cuts as Suffolk County Council struggles to trim its budget by £25m over the next financial year.
A campaign group have launched their own rival consultation on the future of Lowestoft’s record office.
After decades of campaigning a new £7m road designed to relieve congestion and boost the Suffolk economy has finally opened.
Cyclists, roller-bladers and walkers took to the new Beccles Relief Road as part of an event before its official opening.
Hopes for key historic artefacts staying in Lowestoft were served another blow today as a consultation was launched.
A campaign group has branded a consultation over the future archive facility in north Suffolk as “worthless”.
In all, 1,154 complaints were made to Suffolk County Council last year, according to data published by its audit committee.
The Port of Lowestoft has dismissed claims by the county council that work on the Third Crossing will only have a “slight adverse” effect on business, and said that it could instead have a “significant negative impact”.
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