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'Welcome Back Weekend' planned for town centre

28 February 2022
'Welcome Back Weekend' planned for town centre

'Welcome Back Weekend' planned for town centre

28 February 2022

A pop-up department store and week-long light show installation are among plans for a ‘Welcome Back Weekend’ to encourage visitors to a town centre.


Town hall set to host wedding ceremonies

28 February 2022
Town hall set to host wedding ceremonies

Town hall set to host wedding ceremonies

28 February 2022

The town's old register office will become a hub for voluntary sector organisations.


Plans for electric buses to fill gaps in district's rural services

28 February 2022
Plans for electric buses to fill gaps in district's rural services

Plans for electric buses to fill gaps in district's rural services

28 February 2022

A rural electric bus service, food bank support and help for energy-inefficient homes are set to be among a council's investment plans.


Festival of Suffolk events unveiled as £10,000 pledged towards organisation

25 February 2022
Festival of Suffolk events unveiled as £10,000 pledged towards organisation

Festival of Suffolk events unveiled as £10,000 pledged towards organisation

25 February 2022

Organisers behind the Festival of Suffolk have said they hope it has a legacy beyond 2022, as more details for events were unveiled today.


Neighbourhood plan set to restrict new holiday lets and second homes in coastal town

25 February 2022
Neighbourhood plan set to restrict new holiday lets and second homes in coastal town

Neighbourhood plan set to restrict new holiday lets and second homes in coastal town

25 February 2022

New holiday lets and second home properties in a coastal town will be restricted in future after a vital planning document has been agreed.


This is how much more Suffolk residents will pay in council tax this year

25 February 2022
This is how much more Suffolk residents will pay in council tax this year

This is how much more Suffolk residents will pay in council tax this year

25 February 2022

The Suffolk council tax bill for 2022 has become clear after the county’s five district and borough councils confirmed their share.


Calls for council to write to MPs with a no confidence vote in Prime Minister

24 February 2022
Calls for council to write to MPs with a no confidence vote in Prime Minister

Calls for council to write to MPs with a no confidence vote in Prime Minister

24 February 2022

Calls have been made by opposition councillors to lobby MPs urging them to lodge no confidence votes in the Prime Minister over the Partygate scandal.


Green councillor calls for trees and crops to be grown in district in agroforestry pilot scheme

24 February 2022
Green councillor calls for trees and crops to be grown in district in agroforestry pilot scheme

Green councillor calls for trees and crops to be grown in district in agroforestry pilot scheme

24 February 2022

Calls have been made for a district to launch an agroforestry pilot project growing trees and small crops for income and increased biodiversity.


Community protection notice ready to be issued over bypass speeding

24 February 2022
Community protection notice ready to be issued over bypass speeding

Community protection notice ready to be issued over bypass speeding

24 February 2022

Public protection orders are being explored to tackle speeding along a Suffolk bypass and gathering of cars at a retail park.


Approval granted for 65 homes in village

23 February 2022
Approval granted for 65 homes in village

Approval granted for 65 homes in village

23 February 2022

Approval has been granted for 65 homes in a Suffolk village, subject to a crucial footpath being delivered safely.

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Decision on 55 homes overturned

22 February 2022
Decision on 55 homes overturned

Decision on 55 homes overturned

22 February 2022

A decision to approve 55 homes in a Suffolk village last year has been overturned amid fresh concern over highways safety.


Greater understanding of Roma families needed in schools, say Suffolk education figures

22 February 2022
Greater understanding of Roma families needed in schools, say Suffolk education figures

Greater understanding of Roma families needed in schools, say Suffolk education figures

22 February 2022

Greater understanding of Roma families is needed in schools to help boost pupil attainment and attendance, education figures have told a committee.


Action plan will outline how to help Suffolk district's economy bounce back

21 February 2022
Action plan will outline how to help Suffolk district's economy bounce back

Action plan will outline how to help Suffolk district's economy bounce back

21 February 2022

An action plan to help a Suffolk district's vital tourism economy bounce back from Covid-19 is set to be published this spring.


First towns under £1million Wi-Fi scheme to go online in April

21 February 2022
First towns under £1million Wi-Fi scheme to go online in April

First towns under £1million Wi-Fi scheme to go online in April

21 February 2022

The first towns in a £1.1million programme to establish free high street Wi-Fi and shopping offers in East Suffolk are to be online in April.


Plans for two district councils to downsize office space to go ahead

21 February 2022
Plans for two district councils to downsize office space to go ahead

Plans for two district councils to downsize office space to go ahead

21 February 2022

Plans for two Suffolk councils to downsize their office space will proceed after a challenge around the finances behind the decision was quashed.


Proposals set out details of next phase of 1,020 homes in town's Garden Suburb

18 February 2022
Proposals set out details of next phase of 1,020 homes in town's Garden Suburb

Proposals set out details of next phase of 1,020 homes in town's Garden Suburb

18 February 2022

Plans have been lodged for the next phase of more than 1,000 homes in a Suffolk town.


Greens win by-election to keep council politically deadlocked

18 February 2022
Greens win by-election to keep council politically deadlocked

Greens win by-election to keep council politically deadlocked

18 February 2022

The Greens have retained a seat in Thursday’s by-election, keeping the council politically deadlocked.


County council's action plan to address food poverty delayed

17 February 2022
County council's action plan to address food poverty delayed

County council's action plan to address food poverty delayed

17 February 2022

An action plan to address food poverty in Suffolk has been delayed, the county council has admitted.


Final approval given to plans to increase county council's share of council tax

17 February 2022
Final approval given to plans to increase county council's share of council tax

Final approval given to plans to increase county council's share of council tax

17 February 2022

Final approval of a council tax rise at Suffolk County Council from April 2022 has been given.


Town's old council offices set to be knocked down to make way for new homes

17 February 2022
Town's old council offices set to be knocked down to make way for new homes

Town's old council offices set to be knocked down to make way for new homes

17 February 2022

An order to demolish old council offices in a Suffolk town that will pave the way for scores of new homes in future has been submitted.