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A new service station with drive-through restaurants and a coffee shop could soon be built on a former motocross track off the A14 at Sproughton.

Highways England has reassured motorists in Suffolk that its bridges are safe – and confirmed their designs are different to those in the Genoa disaster in Italy.

Suffolk Trading Standards has reported a spate of scam calls in Felixstowe and Suffolk with people pretending to be from BT.

A key building at a top school in Ipswich has been given Grade II-listed status in honour of its “innovative design”.

Developers behind plans to build 290 homes in Rendlesham which were dismissed by Suffolk Coastal as “predatory” have appealed the decision.

Work has begun on two new occupiers filling an empty store in Beardmore Park – but mystery still surrounds one of the new companies.

Community leaders in south east Ipswich have pledged more cash for community groups in the Nacton estate, following community concerns in the wake of Tavis Spencer-Aitkens’ death.

A vision to restore Shotley Pier to its former glory is set to be decided next week – with proposals recommended to be given the go ahead despite community concerns.

There are plenty of common myths about what a role in public office entails. But as one district councillor tells local democracy reporter Jason Noble, there are plenty of reasons why everyone should consider it

An historic Ipswich pub dating back more than 130 years could be turned into a community centre if plans are approved.

Plans for a new free school to fill an empty department store in Ipswich have moved a step closer, as the sale of the building in Carr Street has been completed.

Talks are underway to form a chamber of commerce in Mid Suffolk as part of a bid to better support businesses.

Ipswich Maritime Festival is set to take in a part of the island site for the first time, as event bosses unveil more details of what is set to be the biggest weekender yet.

People attempting to get their brown bins emptied but haven’t subscribed to the scheme have been warned there is no cheating the system, as high-tech tags are set to be introduced.

The first phase of work on a £40million scheme to develop a new business park on the edge of Ipswich has to be completed by March 2019 or the council faces financial penalties, it has emerged.

Bosses at Suffolk’s filming service are hoping director Danny Boyle will bring filming for the new James Bond movie to the county, after enjoying his experience here over the spring.

Work on one of Ipswich’s largest housing developments is expected to start by the end of the year, sources have indicated.

A Suffolk council which switched to charging for brown bin collections in May has collected more than £1.2million since it was introduced.

Final recommendations for a shake up of council ward boundaries in Babergh and Mid Suffolk have been published – with the number of seats set to reduce by 17.

A new team formed last year to carry out repairs and maintenance on council homes has cost £666,000 more than expected, new figures have revealed.

A 25% increase in allowances for Mid Suffolk councillors has left an £89,000 hole in the public purse – after the rise was backdated a year.

An Ipswich sports club has secured £3,000 in grant funding from the borough council to continue delivering free sports activities for youngsters.

Bosses behind a new three-year project to get older people active and reduce feelings of loneliness are hopeful it can be rolled out further in the county.

A campaign to prevent attacks on guide dogs was formally launched in Ipswich on Saturday.

Campaign groups in Ipswich concerned about the impact of the Upper Orwell Crossings will press on with a public meeting - despite the project now being in doubt.

A medical firm in Ipswich which delivers contracts for the NHS and social services is eyeing a new medical centre in Ransomes to reduce bed blocking.

Seven of Suffolk’s local authorities have outlined measures to help tackle roadside littering, after securing £10,000 from the government’s Litter Innovation Fund.

Mid Suffolk District Council has formed a tie-up with Stowmarket Rookery Bowls Club as part of a drive to get more people active.

Work on the final stretch of Ipswich’s £70million tidal barrier scheme is underway and will be completed by the end of November.

A key church serving the community in the Hawthorn Drive area of Ipswich has been given a £7,000 grant for urgent repairs.

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