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New occupants showing interest in historic building as contractors set to start restoration work

16 June 2021
New occupants showing interest in historic building as contractors set to start restoration work

New occupants showing interest in historic building as contractors set to start restoration work

16 June 2021

Work to restore an at-risk historic building can begin after contractors were approved – and new occupants are already showing interest in filling it.


Last gasp attempt agreed to solve housing estate lorry problem

11 June 2021
Last gasp attempt agreed to solve housing estate lorry problem

Last gasp attempt agreed to solve housing estate lorry problem

11 June 2021

A last gasp attempt has been agreed to solve the problem of lorries disrupting a housing estate.

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Task force to be formed to look at future development of six markets

11 June 2021
Task force to be formed to look at future development of six markets

Task force to be formed to look at future development of six markets

11 June 2021

A group will assess the future of a district’s six markets and 'how best to sustain them in the future'.


Council considers curbing firework displays on its land over environment concerns

03 June 2021
Council considers curbing firework displays on its land over environment concerns

Council considers curbing firework displays on its land over environment concerns

03 June 2021

Firework displays on council-owned land could become a thing of the past in a Suffolk district amid concerns over their impact on the environment.


Plans for 750 homes near town park lodged by developers

02 June 2021
Plans for 750 homes near town park lodged by developers

Plans for 750 homes near town park lodged by developers

02 June 2021

Major plans for 750 new homes on the western edge of a Suffolk town have been lodged by developers.


Town Hub set for final business case green light

26 May 2021
Town Hub set for final business case green light

Town Hub set for final business case green light

26 May 2021

The final updated business case for a multi-million pound public services hub is to be agreed next month.


Retirement complex plans rejected over fears for loss of public parking and recreation space

26 May 2021
Retirement complex plans rejected over fears for loss of public parking and recreation space

Retirement complex plans rejected over fears for loss of public parking and recreation space

26 May 2021

Delayed plans for 41 sheltered housing homes have been refused amid concerns of lost public parking and a recreation space.


New chairman voted in at Mid Suffolk District Council annual meeting

25 May 2021
New chairman voted in at Mid Suffolk District Council annual meeting

New chairman voted in at Mid Suffolk District Council annual meeting

25 May 2021

The Conservative and Independent group has secured a new chairman for a district council.


Council's fraud report shows £200,000 prevented from being lost

25 May 2021
Council's fraud report shows £200,000 prevented from being lost

Council's fraud report shows £200,000 prevented from being lost

25 May 2021

More than £200,000 of public money has been halted from being lost to council tax and housing fraud in West Suffolk, latest data shows.


Decision on divisive homes plans deferred while second opinion on village's roads is sought

21 May 2021
Decision on divisive homes plans deferred while second opinion on village's roads is sought

Decision on divisive homes plans deferred while second opinion on village's roads is sought

21 May 2021

Councillors unanimously agreed to defer the long-running application, at the advice of officers, to allow for an independent highways assessment.


Business park mobile homes plan pushed back by councillors

17 May 2021
Business park mobile homes plan pushed back by councillors

Business park mobile homes plan pushed back by councillors

17 May 2021

The decision was on plans for prefabricated bungalows to be built on the land but there is some confusion over how many will actually be based there.


Conservatives and Greens retain seats in district council by-elections

11 May 2021
Conservatives and Greens retain seats in district council by-elections

Conservatives and Greens retain seats in district council by-elections

11 May 2021

The Conservatives and Greens have retained their respective Framlingham and Beccles seats in the East Suffolk Council by-elections.


Council apologises after confusion over reports of more than 900 rejected ballots during election count

11 May 2021
Council apologises after confusion over reports of more than 900 rejected ballots during election count

Council apologises after confusion over reports of more than 900 rejected ballots during election count

11 May 2021

A council has reassured voters that all eligible votes were counted after one division appeared to have more than 900 rejected ballots.


Council apologises after 1,000 polling cards sent to wrong electoral area

10 May 2021
Council apologises after 1,000 polling cards sent to wrong electoral area

Council apologises after 1,000 polling cards sent to wrong electoral area

10 May 2021

Mid Suffolk District Council has apologised after around 1,000 polling cards were sent to the wrong electoral area for last week’s elections.


Conservatives victorious in Great Cornard by-election

08 May 2021
Conservatives victorious in Great Cornard by-election

Conservatives victorious in Great Cornard by-election

08 May 2021

The Conservatives kept hold of a seat in a Suffolk district council by-election on Thursday, holding off Labour by more than 300 votes.


Tim Passmore re-elected as Suffolk PCC

08 May 2021
Tim Passmore re-elected as Suffolk PCC

Tim Passmore re-elected as Suffolk PCC

08 May 2021

Tim Passmore will continue as the Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner after securing the 2021 local election with his biggest victory.


Local election results 2021: Ipswich Borough Council

08 May 2021
Local election results 2021: Ipswich Borough Council

Local election results 2021: Ipswich Borough Council

08 May 2021

Labour has retained its majority at Ipswich Borough Council - but the Conservatives made crucial gains.


Suffolk County Council elections 2021 - the final results

08 May 2021
Suffolk County Council elections 2021 - the final results

Suffolk County Council elections 2021 - the final results

08 May 2021

The Conservatives have kept an overall majority at the Suffolk County Council elections – but the Green party has surged to triple its numbers


This is when we can expect to find out results from Suffolk's local elections

07 May 2021
This is when we can expect to find out results from Suffolk's local elections

This is when we can expect to find out results from Suffolk's local elections

07 May 2021

The first results for Suffolk’s elections will be declared today.


Everything you need to know about local elections being held in Suffolk today

06 May 2021
Everything you need to know about local elections being held in Suffolk today

Everything you need to know about local elections being held in Suffolk today

06 May 2021

Voters across Suffolk will take to the polls for the first elections held since the Covid-19 pandemic struck.