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Health chiefs are reiterating their support for people struggling to cope, following the announcement that Chester Bennington, lead singer of rock band Linkin Park, had taken his own life.

Tony Goldson

The number of households using brown compost bins has fallen by more than half in the three Suffolk districts that introduced charges for their brown bins last year.

Matthew Hicks

The number of Suffolk properties with access to high-speed broadband has now passed 90% – and the county is set to pass the 98% mark in 2020.

Mark Pendlington

Members of Suffolk County Council have backed the authority’s decision to formally oppose the closure of nine pedestrian crossings over rail lines in the area.

Suffolk County Council

Just two days after making his maiden speech in the House of Commons, new Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has stood down from Suffolk County Council.

Sandy Martin

Cabinet members at Suffolk County Council are to get above-inflation rises in their allowances after members of the authority backed a new payment scheme.

Mark Pendlington

New owners for residential care home Ixworth Court, Ixworth.

Suffolk County Council

The only council-owned tower block in Ipswich has been the scene of full-scale fire service exercises in a bid to check safety and reassure residents in the wake of the Grenfell disaster in Kensington.

Ipswich Council

Strengthened efforts to tackle bed-blocking at Ipswich Hospital have paid off, with the trust freeing up 67 beds in less than five months.

NHS

Suffolk businesses have reported positive trends in sales and orders at the mid-point of 2917, including a surge in exports for the county’s manufacturers.

Suffolk County Council

Volunteers will be recruited to help people in Suffolk living with motor neurone disease (MND) and their carers as part a pledge to ramp up support for those affected by the “devastating” disease.

Tony Goldson

A group of people will brave the chill of a November night to highlight homelessness and raise money for a good cause.

Suffolk County

School budgets for fire safety should be ring-fenced to help ensure pupil safety, a Suffolk headteacher has said.

Suffolk County Council

If you went to Northgate in the pre-1977 halcyon days, when it still was a grammar school, you won’t need me to tell you what a good school it was. It still is! Writes John Norman.

John Norman

Community leaders, parents and a Suffolk MP have said they are prepared to fight to save a village primary school from closure.

Gordon Jones

Roads minister Jesse Norman was shown the need for two major projects in Suffolk during a quick tour of two of the county’s most significant blackspots.

Colin Noble

Suffolk County Council is set to object to proposals to close nine minor crossings in a bid to improve rail speeds and improve safety.

Suffolk County Council

I am becoming increasingly confident that Ipswich will be getting a new northern bypass – and that it could take much less than the 15 years suggested to see work under way on the project.

Ipswich Council

An Ipswich library has reopened to the public after a refurbishment and is looking “much brighter”, its manager has said.

Suffolk County Council

Suffolk County Council’s cabinet has backed its statement of aims and priorities for the next four years – based closely on the Conservative manifesto from the May elections.

Suffolk County Council

The premier road cycling event will feature a stage held entirely in the county for the first time on Friday, September 8.

Tony Goldson

Suffolk County Council leader Colin Noble could get a 15% pay rise next year if the proposals of an independent pay panel are accepted.

Mark Pendlington

Copdock & Old Ipswichian were involved in an exciting tied match (technically called an equal score draw) at Cambridge Granta, following a thrilling finale at Clare College Sports Ground on Saturday.

Suffolk County

An extra 84,000 people will be aged 65 or over in Suffolk by 2039, rising from 174,000 currently to 258,000, it is forecast.

University of Suffolk

New research suggesting that the area around Sizewell could be successfully evacuated in two-and-a-half hours if there was a meltdown at the nuclear power station has been labelled “ridiculous” by critics.

Suffolk County Council

Improvements to two of Kesgrave’s busiest junctions have been lined up this summer, as highways bosses aim to reduce congestion in the town.

Suffolk County Council

The Stour and Orwell Forum 2017 had a recurring theme - the search for balance between potentially conflicting issues on the estuaries.

Heritage Lottery Fund

Young athletes from Suffolk and Essex have enjoyed considerable success at the English Schools Track & Field Championships in recent years, and again a good contingent from East Anglia will be converging on Birmingham for the 2017 Championships, which start today.

Ipswich School

New social enterprise owners for the Fitness First gym, next to Ipswich Town’s stadium and alongside Suffolk County Council’s Endeavour House

United Kingdom

The rural village school in the Shotley Peninsula could close as early as July 2018 after Suffolk County Council (SCC) issued concerns over the school’s viability.

Suffolk County Council

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