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Sound City Ipswich 2021 returns

02 April 2021
Sound City Ipswich 2021 returns

Sound City Ipswich 2021 returns

02 April 2021

Returning music festival Sound City Ipswich will go-ahead in 2021, organisers have confirmed.


What are the Greens' pledges for the local elections?

01 April 2021
What are the Greens' pledges for the local elections?

What are the Greens' pledges for the local elections?

01 April 2021

Environmental issues underpin all areas of the Greens’ manifesto for the Suffolk County Council polls on May 6.


What are the Lib Dem pledges for the local elections?

01 April 2021
What are the Lib Dem pledges for the local elections?

What are the Lib Dem pledges for the local elections?

01 April 2021

The Liberal Democrats’ mantra for the local elections is “getting Suffolk back on its feet – reconnecting, reviving and regenerating communities”.


Town development given approval for 141 homes

31 March 2021
Town development given approval for 141 homes

Town development given approval for 141 homes

31 March 2021

A total of 141 new homes will be built on the site after plans to increase the size of the development were approved.


What are the Labour pledges for the local elections?

31 March 2021
What are the Labour pledges for the local elections?

What are the Labour pledges for the local elections?

31 March 2021

The Suffolk Labour group’s 2021 election manifesto, called Believe in Suffolk, has the strapline “Proud of our heritage, ambitious for our future”.


What are the Conservative pledges for the local elections?

31 March 2021
What are the Conservative pledges for the local elections?

What are the Conservative pledges for the local elections?

31 March 2021

The Conservatives have launched their manifesto for the 2021 Suffolk County Council elections, which this year is based around four key principles.


Green light for 55 homes in village

30 March 2021
Green light for 55 homes in village

Green light for 55 homes in village

30 March 2021

Controversial plans to build 55 new homes in Suffolk have been given the go ahead, despite widespread concerns over planned access roads.


Town development set for next phase after final approval

30 March 2021
Town development set for next phase after final approval

Town development set for next phase after final approval

30 March 2021

The next phase of the housing development has secured final approval – as work continues to progress on the site.


These are the Covid-19 test centres closing and opening as part of shake-up

29 March 2021
These are the Covid-19 test centres closing and opening as part of shake-up

These are the Covid-19 test centres closing and opening as part of shake-up

29 March 2021

A shake-up of Covid-19 rapid test centres will see some sites close but new sites open – with others relocated and home testing expanded.


Suffolk's vaccination rollout 'one of the best in the UK'

28 March 2021
Suffolk's vaccination rollout 'one of the best in the UK'

Suffolk's vaccination rollout 'one of the best in the UK'

28 March 2021

Suffolk currently has the highest rate of Covid-19 vaccinations anywhere in the UK, a meeting of health and council leaders has heard.


Rapid Covid test centres could move to high streets in Suffolk

27 March 2021
Rapid Covid test centres could move to high streets in Suffolk

Rapid Covid test centres could move to high streets in Suffolk

27 March 2021

“Radical” changes to Suffolk’s rapid Covid-19 test sites will be made, with some centres moving into high streets and home testing set to soar.


Covid-19 rates in Suffolk as low as they are likely to get as restrictions ease, health boss says

27 March 2021
Covid-19 rates in Suffolk as low as they are likely to get as restrictions ease, health boss says

Covid-19 rates in Suffolk as low as they are likely to get as restrictions ease, health boss says

27 March 2021

Suffolk’s public health chief has said levels of Covid-19 in the county are as low as they are likely to get as more restrictions ease next week.


Plans for 100 homes awarded fresh outline permission despite opposing petition with 1,200 signatures

26 March 2021
Plans for 100 homes awarded fresh outline permission despite opposing petition with 1,200 signatures

Plans for 100 homes awarded fresh outline permission despite opposing petition with 1,200 signatures

26 March 2021

The plans were approved by seven votes to two, with two abstentions, despite a 1,211-signature petition objecting to the scheme.


Hundreds more streetlights will stay on overnight in response to safety concerns

19 March 2021
Hundreds more streetlights will stay on overnight in response to safety concerns

Hundreds more streetlights will stay on overnight in response to safety concerns

19 March 2021

Pressure is mounting on a Suffolk authority to keep street lights on in response to safety concerns raised in the Sarah Everard debate.


Council backs estate protection order to tackle boy racers

19 March 2021
Council backs estate protection order to tackle boy racers

Council backs estate protection order to tackle boy racers

19 March 2021

Public order powers to tackle boy racers around a town estate are set to be introduced at the end of this month.


Cancer referrals and treatments 'recovering' after dramatic drop in numbers due to pandemic

17 March 2021
Cancer referrals and treatments 'recovering' after dramatic drop in numbers due to pandemic

Cancer referrals and treatments 'recovering' after dramatic drop in numbers due to pandemic

17 March 2021

Cancer referral and treatment numbers in Suffolk are nearing pre-pandemic levels following a dramatic fall in the spring caused by Covid-19.


Art gallery's roof to be refurbished this summer ahead of first exhibition of the year

17 March 2021
Art gallery's roof to be refurbished this summer ahead of first exhibition of the year

Art gallery's roof to be refurbished this summer ahead of first exhibition of the year

17 March 2021

Work to repair and replace the roof of a tourist spot will finally get underway this summer.


Solar carport project set to get underway

16 March 2021
Solar carport project set to get underway

Solar carport project set to get underway

16 March 2021

A pilot project is to get underway in two Suffolk districts to reduce the reliance on the grid and instead utilise solar power for leisure centres.


Car park and parish office refurbishment projects receive community infrastructure funding

16 March 2021
Car park and parish office refurbishment projects receive community infrastructure funding

Car park and parish office refurbishment projects receive community infrastructure funding

16 March 2021

A pot of £131,000 from Community Infrastructure Levy funds – financial contributions from housing developers – was approved for four projects.


How many pupils tested positive for Covid after returning to schools in Suffolk?

16 March 2021
How many pupils tested positive for Covid after returning to schools in Suffolk?

How many pupils tested positive for Covid after returning to schools in Suffolk?

16 March 2021

Suffolk education leaders have said the return of pupils to the classroom last week from the Covid-19 lockdown has been largely positive.