A new road, which ran almost £5m over budget, faces fresh controversy after it emerged a council employee involved in the project also completed work for the road’s developers through his private company.
Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner is proposing an increase in the force’s council tax precept of 6.8% – which will add an average of £12 a year to the overall council tax bill of each household in the county.
Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has asked for talks with transport ministers about building a new road across the north of the town – as it emerged that more than half a million pounds has been committed to planning a new route.
Woodbridge School hosted the annual Suffolk County Schools Series ‘B’ Cross Country Championships last Thursday, looking ahead to next month’s Anglian Schools event, and then the English Schools bonanza in March.
Thousands of people in Suffolk and Essex, including pre-school children and pet owners, have had their details stored on internal council databases due to their deemed potential threat to staff, an investigation has found.