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Free parking in district towns and villages could be axed

Free parking in district towns and villages could be axed

Free parking in district towns and villages could be axed

15 December 2023

Free three-hour parking in a district’s towns and villages could be axed as a council seeks to balance its books.


More than 35 holiday homes rejected after local backlash

More than 35 holiday homes rejected after local backlash

More than 35 holiday homes rejected after local backlash

15 December 2023

Proposals for 38 new holiday homes in a golf course have been rejected after a local backlash.


Pub proposes guest house expansion to ensure long-term viability

Pub proposes guest house expansion to ensure long-term viability

Pub proposes guest house expansion to ensure long-term viability

13 December 2023

A pub hopes to diversify its business model with the provision of visitor accommodation, to help ensure its long-term viability.


Plan to build 14 homes – but no affordable properties – submitted to council

Plan to build 14 homes – but no affordable properties – submitted to council

Plan to build 14 homes – but no affordable properties – submitted to council

12 December 2023

Planners are considering a new proposal for 14 homes after a previously approved scheme turned out to be financially unviable.


Suffolk church among first in UK to feature new royal coat of arms

Suffolk church among first in UK to feature new royal coat of arms

Suffolk church among first in UK to feature new royal coat of arms

08 December 2023

A Suffolk church has unveiled a painting of King Charles III’s new coat of arms, believed to be one of the first in the country to do so.


Football club launches fund-raising page for non-league player who suffers bleed on the brain

Football club launches fund-raising page for non-league player who suffers bleed on the brain

Football club launches fund-raising page for non-league player who suffers bleed on the brain

27 November 2023

A football club’s manager is hoping people will join them in rallying behind one of their self-employed players who suffered a bleed on the brain.


Ovation in the chamber as joint district councils’ local plan takes major step forward

Ovation in the chamber as joint district councils’ local plan takes major step forward

Ovation in the chamber as joint district councils’ local plan takes major step forward

22 November 2023

A plan years in the making won approval from district councillors last night.


Video spotlight: Meet the winner of the West Suffolk investment award

Video spotlight: Meet the winner of the West Suffolk investment award

Video spotlight: Meet the winner of the West Suffolk investment award

13 November 2023

Continued investment in business, staff and the community won the investment award at the Bury Free Press West Suffolk Awards 2023.


Two Suffolk residents deliver medical supplies to Ukraine

Two Suffolk residents deliver medical supplies to Ukraine

Two Suffolk residents deliver medical supplies to Ukraine

10 November 2023

Two Suffolk residents have made the trip to Ukraine to deliver medical supplies for the front line.


Holiday estate mourns loss of one of Suffolk’s oldest trees – but new life could bloom

Holiday estate mourns loss of one of Suffolk’s oldest trees – but new life could bloom

Holiday estate mourns loss of one of Suffolk’s oldest trees – but new life could bloom

10 November 2023

Guests and the owners of a holiday estate are lamenting the loss of a ‘magnificent’ 1,000-year-old tree – but its demise could lead to new life.


Suffolk soldier Fern gets army promotion as hard work pays off

Suffolk soldier Fern gets army promotion as hard work pays off

Suffolk soldier Fern gets army promotion as hard work pays off

09 November 2023

A 21-year-old soldier from Suffolk has taken her first step up the Army’s promotion ladder and now feels ready to lead.


Leisure facility receives over £100,000 to help offset increased costs

Leisure facility receives over £100,000 to help offset increased costs

Leisure facility receives over £100,000 to help offset increased costs

08 November 2023

A council has been awarded over £100,000 to help offset increased expenses at a leisure facility due to the cost of living crisis.


Storm Ciarán: All the flood notices still in place

Storm Ciarán: All the flood notices still in place

Storm Ciarán: All the flood notices still in place

04 November 2023

Several flood notices remain in place across Suffolk in the wake of Storm Ciarán, although only one is a warning.


Storm Ciarán: Multiple flood alerts remain in place after dangerous weather

Storm Ciarán: Multiple flood alerts remain in place after dangerous weather

Storm Ciarán: Multiple flood alerts remain in place after dangerous weather

03 November 2023

Multiple flood notices remain in place today as Storm Ciarán continues to cause problems for the county.


Suffolk pub postpones firework show due to forecasted storm

Suffolk pub postpones firework show due to forecasted storm

Suffolk pub postpones firework show due to forecasted storm

31 October 2023

Another firework display in Suffolk will not go ahead this weekend as bad weather leads to its postponement.


Firm wins award for ‘unapologetic’ drive to champion diversity

Firm wins award for ‘unapologetic’ drive to champion diversity

Firm wins award for ‘unapologetic’ drive to champion diversity

29 October 2023

Diversity must be championed in businesses to reflect their communities, rather than treated as a box-ticking exercise, says an award-winning firm.


Lorry driver jailed over collision which paralysed girl

Lorry driver jailed over collision which paralysed girl

Lorry driver jailed over collision which paralysed girl

24 October 2023

A lorry driver has been jailed for over two years over a collision which injured a family and left a child paralysed.


Suffolk Bitesize: Key decisions affecting county residents this week

Suffolk Bitesize: Key decisions affecting county residents this week

Suffolk Bitesize: Key decisions affecting county residents this week

21 October 2023

A new Suffolk News weekly round-up of council decisions affecting residents across the county.


New coffee outlet approved despite opposing views from councillors

New coffee outlet approved despite opposing views from councillors

New coffee outlet approved despite opposing views from councillors

18 October 2023

A new Starbucks has been approved but was met with opposing views from councillors.


Shop invites customers to ‘mark birthday in style’

Shop invites customers to ‘mark birthday in style’

Shop invites customers to ‘mark birthday in style’

03 October 2023

Live music, cake and tombola will be on offer as a store marks a major milestone.


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