Mixed views at Sudbury bus station consultation but majority oppose Girling Street proposal

The majority of residents attending tonight’s consultation on Sudbury’s proposed new bus station in Girling Street car park have criticised the plans but there was some support for the redevelopment of the Hamilton Road Quarter.

West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock

MPs welcome £30m boost to Suffolk broadband plan

Suffolk has become the first area in the UK to formally agree a second contract as part of the Government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) programme.

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Former Suffolk Show president and community leader Dennis Dyball dies aged 91

A former president of the Suffolk Show and community leader, who was a ‘man of the countryside’, has died aged 91.

Devolution deal ‘is a Suffolk takeover’, claims Norfolk MP

Devolution deal ‘is a Suffolk takeover’, claims Norfolk MP

A West Norfolk MP has condemned devolution proposals which he claims amount to a “Suffolk takeover” of Norfolk.

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The late Robert Clifton-Brown as Mayor of St Edmundsbury in 2002 with his wife, Elizabeth, and The Queen who visited for her Golden Jubilee celebrations in July of that year

Tributes to ‘dedicated’ St Edmundsbury councillor and ‘devoted’ family man

Tributes have been paid to a long-serving and ‘dedicated’ councillor who passed away last weekend.

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Historic Suffolk village’s fears of fire spark safety operation - Action timely as 15th century pub hit by blaze

Fears by residents in Lavenham over fire dangers in their historic village have sparked off a county-wide operation to check every fire hydrant in Suffolk properly - all 17,000 of them.

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‘We really do care about our residents’

Babergh has responded to criticism of its plans to close some sheltered housing by saying it is responding to falling demand, promising to support any residents who wish to move and suggesting the door has not been closed on financial assistance.

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“Devolution is the biggest opportunity” Norfolk and Suffolk will ever have says LEP chief

The Chairman of New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership, Mark Pendlington, has chosen the LEP’s Annual General Meeting to send a clear message to those in the East who have not yet pledged their support for the Devolution Agreement for Norfolk and Suffolk.

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Suffolk County Council is a digital finalist

Suffolk County Council has announced that its ‘Preserving Suffolk’s Digital Assets’ project is a finalist for the national archives Award for safeguarding the digital legacy in the prestigious digital preservation awards 2016.

New Suffolk Housing chairman vows to strengthen association

New Suffolk Housing chairman vows to strengthen association

The new chairman of Suffolk Housing has pledged to strengthen the association further following her appointment last week.

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Councillors in Mid Suffolk approve headquarters move

Councillors in Mid Suffolk have backed plans to move their headquarters to Ipswich in a bid to cut costs and improve services.

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Elderly ask ‘Babergh why don’t you care?’

Sheltered housing tenants have spoken of their fears and frustration at a decision which could mean them having to move home or give up their sheltered tenancies.

Babergh district council offices

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Babergh council offices moving to Ipswich?

Babergh councillors have voted to move to its headquarters to Ipswich as part of cost cutting measures and plans to improve services.

Tyres dumped at Creeting St Mary

Tyres dumped in Creeting St Mary and Coodenham

Tyres have been dumped at two Mid Suffolk villages this week.

Matt Hancock MP and Suffolk business leaders at the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce dinner.

Suffolk MP digests the voice of business over dinner

About 20 senior Suffolk businesspeople took full advantage of a business dinner to get to the heart of key issues by quizzing a local MP.

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Village votes to shape future development

Residents have voted overwhelmingly for their neighbourhood plan to be used by the district council to shape future development in Lavenham.

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How the MP boundary review could affect West Suffolk

MP Matthew Hancock’s West Suffolk constituency is one of only two in Suffolk and Norfolk that will not change if the Boundary Commission’s review proposal are accepted.


More Syrian refugees need rehoming by councils each and every month if UK is to hit 20,000 target, new report finds

More Syrian refugees will need to be found new home sin the UK each and every month if the UK Government is to hit its target of rehoming 20,000 by May 2020 the National Audit Office has announced today, Tuesday September 13.

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Outcome of public consultation on Norfolk and Suffolk Devolution to be debated tomorrow

Outcome of public consultation on Norfolk and Suffolk Devolution to be debated tomorrow

The outcomes of the Norfolk and Suffolk Devolution consultation will be considered by council leaders tomorrow ahead of submission to the Secretary of State.

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Labour East of England MEP Richard Howitt announces resignation from European Parliament

Richard Howitt, Euro MP for the East of England,announced today that he is leaving the European Parliament after more than 22 years.

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