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Government minister ‘delighted’ to see primary school’s successful set of results

05 March 2024
Government minister ‘delighted’ to see primary school’s successful set of results

Government minister ‘delighted’ to see primary school’s successful set of results

05 March 2024

A Suffolk school has been congratulated by the Schools Minister for progress scores in a set of assessments for reading, writing and maths.


University announces appointment of new vice-chancellor

05 March 2024
University announces appointment of new vice-chancellor

University announces appointment of new vice-chancellor

05 March 2024

A university says its new vice-chancellor will drive forward its growth plans, develop further research excellence and expand community partnerships.


‘We are being let down’: Five-year-old boy with special needs still waiting for a school place

03 March 2024
‘We are being let down’: Five-year-old boy with special needs still waiting for a school place

‘We are being let down’: Five-year-old boy with special needs still waiting for a school place

03 March 2024

SuffolkNews caught up with a Suffolk mum whose young son is still waiting for a specialist school place.

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‘It’s such a genius invention’: College is one of first UK sites for recycling rewards machine

01 March 2024
‘It’s such a genius invention’: College is one of first UK sites for recycling rewards machine

‘It’s such a genius invention’: College is one of first UK sites for recycling rewards machine

01 March 2024

A reverse vending machine, where people get rewards for recycling empty bottles and cans, is already a ‘huge hit’ with college students and staff.


Find out how many pupils got their preferred secondary school on National Offer Day

01 March 2024
Find out how many pupils got their preferred secondary school on National Offer Day

Find out how many pupils got their preferred secondary school on National Offer Day

01 March 2024

Suffolk County Council has revealed the percentage of pupils who got one of their preferred secondary schools.


Coffee shop brand ‘coming soon’ to two towns

01 March 2024
Coffee shop brand ‘coming soon’ to two towns

Coffee shop brand ‘coming soon’ to two towns

01 March 2024

A coffee shop company is looking to open branches in two Suffolk market towns.


Chance to crown your Teacher of the Year in newly-launched awards

01 March 2024
Chance to crown your Teacher of the Year in newly-launched awards

Chance to crown your Teacher of the Year in newly-launched awards

01 March 2024

Today, the Bury Free Press launches its Top of the Class Education Awards 2024, giving people the chance to nominate their favourite teacher or TA.


One of Suffolk’s Body Shop stores to close, while other is saved

29 February 2024
One of Suffolk’s Body Shop stores to close, while other is saved

One of Suffolk’s Body Shop stores to close, while other is saved

29 February 2024

Administrators have revealed which Body Shop stores will close and which will remain open.


New Sainsbury’s to open in summer – see pictures of roof lifted into place

28 February 2024
New Sainsbury’s to open in summer – see pictures of roof lifted into place

New Sainsbury’s to open in summer – see pictures of roof lifted into place

28 February 2024

A new Sainsbury’s Local in Suffolk is only months away from opening as building work progresses.


‘I thought I could be paralysed’: Construction worker wins award after battling adversity

28 February 2024
‘I thought I could be paralysed’: Construction worker wins award after battling adversity

‘I thought I could be paralysed’: Construction worker wins award after battling adversity

28 February 2024

A young Suffolk woman who has been recognised for ‘achievement in exceptional circumstances’ has spoken of her positive mindset.


This is when new McDonald’s and Costa are due to open

27 February 2024
This is when new McDonald’s and Costa are due to open

This is when new McDonald’s and Costa are due to open

27 February 2024

A new McDonald’s and Costa development in Suffolk is moving forward.


‘He has no chance in life’: Mum’s concerns for special needs son ‘let down’ by system

26 February 2024
‘He has no chance in life’: Mum’s concerns for special needs son ‘let down’ by system

‘He has no chance in life’: Mum’s concerns for special needs son ‘let down’ by system

26 February 2024

A mum hopes by sharing her experience of trying to get help for her special needs child those suffering in silence will know they are not alone.


Driving test centre temporarily relocating next month

21 February 2024
Driving test centre temporarily relocating next month

Driving test centre temporarily relocating next month

21 February 2024

A Suffolk driving test centre is moving to a new location while refurbishment is carried out.


Budding young chefs cook up a storm in professional kitchen

21 February 2024
Budding young chefs cook up a storm in professional kitchen

Budding young chefs cook up a storm in professional kitchen

21 February 2024

Young people have graduated from a special cookery course that hopes to inspire the next generation of chefs.


‘Safety is our priority’: Hospital’s trust has one of biggest repair bills in country

21 February 2024
‘Safety is our priority’: Hospital’s trust has one of biggest repair bills in country

‘Safety is our priority’: Hospital’s trust has one of biggest repair bills in country

21 February 2024

An investigation has revealed the cost of the backlog of repairs facing hospitals in the NHS, including in Suffolk.


Proposal for 5G mast and equipment submitted to planners

20 February 2024
Proposal for 5G mast and equipment submitted to planners

Proposal for 5G mast and equipment submitted to planners

20 February 2024

A company has submitted plans for a 22.5-metre mast and equipment in a Suffolk village to support the roll out of 5G technology.


‘Cultural exchange is vital’: Organisation’s first visit from China since Covid

20 February 2024
‘Cultural exchange is vital’: Organisation’s first visit from China since Covid

‘Cultural exchange is vital’: Organisation’s first visit from China since Covid

20 February 2024

A Suffolk sixth form welcomed a group from China as part of its mission to help its students become ‘global citizens’.


See gallery of college’s ‘resoundingly successful’ musical production

20 February 2024
See gallery of college’s ‘resoundingly successful’ musical production

See gallery of college’s ‘resoundingly successful’ musical production

20 February 2024

A Suffolk secondary school has just staged Legally Blonde The Musical, which showcased students ‘at their very best’.


‘People are desperate’: Petition calls for top council leadership to go over SEND failures

16 February 2024
‘People are desperate’: Petition calls for top council leadership to go over SEND failures

‘People are desperate’: Petition calls for top council leadership to go over SEND failures

16 February 2024

A petition launched by a Suffolk mum of three has gathered more than 500 names demanding Suffolk County Council’s leader and CEO stand down.


‘It was just absolute chaos’: Police and recovery attend after multiple cars hit potholes

16 February 2024
‘It was just absolute chaos’: Police and recovery attend after multiple cars hit potholes

‘It was just absolute chaos’: Police and recovery attend after multiple cars hit potholes

16 February 2024

A driver has said road users have once again been ‘let down’ by poor highway maintenance after spotting several broken down vehicles by potholes.