The town's chamber of commerce branded the plans as "despicable" when the Covid-19 pandemic has already disrupted business so much.
Plans for a 24-hour gym are still happening, a council has confirmed – with an expectation it will open in summer 2021.
Suffolk homes have escaped the maximum possible council tax rise for 2021 – but bills will still go up by four per cent.
All staff and students returning to the University of Suffolk in the New Year will get rapid-result tests for Covid-19, it has been announced.
A new strain of Covid-19 detailed by health secretary Matt Hancock earlier this week is in a Suffolk town, it has been confirmed.
In its report, the watchdog said it had been “assured that the provider was making sure infection outbreaks can be effectively prevented or managed.”
A fresh proposal is set to go to cabinet for final approval, but cab companies have said those fares will still not be transparent for passengers.
Plans for a drive-thru Costa on a key route have been refused because of fears over pedestrian safety, congestion and noise impact on nearby homes.
Christmas bin collection dates for Suffolk’s councils have been published.
Two new pitches at an independent school, which are linked to nearby new housing, have been approved – despite objections over environmental impact.
Investment of £183,000 in two town CCTV networks been agreed by community leaders in a bid to deter crime.
Finances do not appear as bleak as they did earlier this year, data suggests – but bosses are still cautiously monitoring the numbers going forward.
A spike in anti-social behaviour during the summer has been reported, with neighbour tensions from the Covid-enforced restrictions among the issues.
The bar was subject to a licensing review, after allegations of it being associated with public nuisance, late night noise, fighting and drunkenness.
Final approval has been given to build 21 homes on former farmland, after concerns over parking were ironed out.
Plans to pump £8million into improving two Suffolk rubbish tips have been agreed, with work expected to begin next year.
The final funding for first purpose-built joint police and fire station has been approved by councillors.
A Suffolk district council is anticipating surplus finances this year despite the impact of Covid-19, according to latest figures.
Work on a £3.9 million fire and police station will get underway in the new year.
Nearly six million items of PPE stopped at the Suffolk border because they did not meet UK safety standards were not government or NHS orders.