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70,000 new homes are needed in Suffolk by 2031.

Suffolk is a growing county – and council officials believe it will need 70,000 new homes to accommodate its growing population between now and 2031.

Framlingham from above. Aerial photo by Mike Page.

A revised housing bid from Persimmon Homes for a site off Mount Pleasant in Framlingham has again been recommended for approval.


Sites for more than 1,000 new homes on the Felixstowe peninsula have at last been revealed – with farmers’ fields set to disappear to make way for the growth of the resort.

Ipswich is a property hotspot

Ipswich has been hailed as a ‘property hotspot’ to watch in the next decade, after experts predicted house prices could soar in the area.

Permission approved for housing. Stock image.

A developer whose plans for up to 120 homes on the edge of Colchester have been approved has been praised for their work on the scheme.

The plans for the Woods Lane development at Melton, which has been given the go-ahead on appeal.

Community leaders have agreed to launch a legal challenge to try to prevent 180 new homes being built on farmland alongside the A12 at Melton.

A number of memory trees have been planted at the site in Rushmere St Andrew which could be set for development.

Campaigners against a greenfield development in Rushmere St Andrew last week reached their crowdfunding target to take their case to the High Court.

Bid for caravan pitches at Easton Farm Park

Plans for a 70-pitch caravan site at Easton Farm Park faced a first bout of opposition on Tuesday when parish councillors agreed only to support the scheme if it was reduced by half.

Could Mid Suffolk help some of those displaced by conflict in the Middle East? (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

Members of the Green Party in Mid Suffolk have called on the administration to take action as the Syrian refugee crisis grows.

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Pics by Alex Fairfull 30-07-10
The official unveiling of the new Stowupland village sign unveiled by Morris Brand.
l/r Morris Brand and Nathan Bealey.

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An application has been put forward by developers to bring up to 175 homes to a Suffolk village – in the same week an appeal date was set for a previously refused application on the same site.

The area of memory trees in Rushmere St Andrew which could be set for development. Bruce Goudy (member of Sorry) is pictured.

The family of an Ipswich soldier killed in Afghanistan in 2007 are joining a growing campaign against a development which could see a tree planted in his memory lost.

Proposed housing site in Poplar Lane , behind the Holiday Inn ,Ipswich.

Almost 500 new homes could be built on the edge of Ipswich in a move which has prompted concern among local residents.

Homes have been refused on land at the Haven Exchange site in Felixstowe.

Proposals for 61 homes near the Port of Felixstowe have been refused by an independent inspector because it would mean the “unjustified loss” of employment land.

Ipswich Waterfront

Developer John Howard is about to go out to tender to select the building company to complete the Waterfront tower that has become known as `The Winerack.’

The commemorative woodland at Rushmere St Andrew

Public support against plans to build housing on a piece of greenfield land in a Suffolk village stepped up a gear at a meeting held by campaigners on Wednesday.

Suffolk's Green Hero 2015, Leonard Woolf, pictured at the site

Campaign groups fighting to save a piece of commemorative woodland in Rushmere have launched a crowdfunding bid to help them fund a costly appeal process.

The public were invited to take a look at the new housing development in Chapel Lane in Wickham Market, which used to be a Victorian workhouse and infirmary.
Representatives from the project -
L-R Sandy Button,Chris Crabtree,Nicole Gaunte,Gary Bareham,Ben Bishop,Paul Falco.

Around 150 people took advantage of a chance to have a sneak peek at a major renovation project which has transformed a former Victorian workhouse into affordable new homes.

The commemorative woodland at Rushmere St Andrew

The Save Our Rushmere’s Rural Identity (SORRI) campaign group will also challenge plans for the development in the High Court.

Southwold could be set for around 20 new affordable homes

New council homes are set to be built in Southwold - the seaside town where even a beach hut is on the market for £120,000.

New homes could be built in Great Blakenham

More homes could be coming to a village in mid Suffolk as planning officers have recommended approval for the construction of 23 properties.

Properties of the week

Waltham Hall Barn, Little Stonham

An immaculately presented barn conversion set at the end of a private driveway in the village of little Stonham, Mid Suffolk could be your ideal new home.

Hillside House, Higham

Hillside House, at Highham, is a country house with commanding views over the beautiful Dedham Vale and the Stour Valley.

Peverells, Glemsford

Property writer David Vincent finds an exceptional, attractive home with hundreds of years of history.

Ipswich council replace 80% of housing stock sold on to tenants

Local authorities in Suffolk are among both the best and worst at replacing council housing stock that has been sold off, new figures have revealed.

Barton Grange

Barton Grange today is a substantial period house with a large range of outbuildings, yet convenient for Bury St Edmunds town centre.

Home improvement

Gorse Hill, Aldeburgh project

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside … so when the opportunity arose for Sara and Toby Newton to snap up a sea view at Gorse Hill in Aldeburgh they grabbed it with both hands.

Animal print design inspiration from

No longer simply the trademark of Bet Lynch, animal prints are now taking centre stage in some of the world’s most chic homes.

Home improvement: Make the most of your space

Thursday, September 10, 2015
Interiors - make the most of your space

Space - the final frontier when it comes to making your home work. But sadly the architect who designed your property was unlikely to have had your precise needs in mind when they put pencil to paper.

Classic furniture still has its place

Want to make your home a modern classic? Here Ellen Widdup explores how.

Wallpaper direct

Have you always seen florals as a little bit twee?

Wood Panelling wallpaper by Albany, currently reduced to £11.99 from £19.99 per roll, available from Wallpaper Direct.

Just the sound of waves crashing on a shore, and the high-pitched cry of gulls, evokes a coastal scene and all its pleasures - which, unless you’re lucky enough to live by the sea, are usually only enjoyed on holidays.

Home values in Ipswich

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