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Babergh District Council

A community project pledging to restore the maritime heritage of Shotley has been hailed as “brilliant” by a Suffolk MP.

James Cartlidge

Film screenings that provide a safe and welcoming environment for people with dementia have proved a hit.

Babergh District Council

A derelict brownfield site in Ipswich could be regenerated into a 128-home estate and care home if plans are approved.

Babergh District Council

Community efforts to save one of Suffolk’s historic piers have received a five-figure funding boost.

Babergh District Council

Today we reveal which council’s in Suffolk have handed out the most parking fines in the past year - with some raking in more than £100,000 in fines while others have issued tickets totalling £10,000.

Babergh District Council

A Suffolk dad-of-two has said he is “exasperated” after being embroiled in a planning row with his district council for nearly four years.

Babergh District Council

Thousands fewer people are playing sport in Suffolk since London 2012, an “alarming” new report has shown.

Tony Goldson

Residents living in a picturesque village in the heart of Constable country have taken their battle to block a development they believe will be a blot on the landscape made famous by the artist to London’s High Court.

Babergh District Council

To many, public phone boxes are almost a relic of the past. Barely used in the modern mobile era, some have even been converted for other uses – such as storing life-saving defibrillators or community book swap schemes.

James Cartlidge

An improved A120 will open up jobs and the economy for Suffolk as well as Essex, campaign states.

James Finch

Concerns a Suffolk high street will suffer when one of the town’s largest employers – the district council – relocates to Ipswich have been raised.

Babergh District Council

Proposals for two local authorities to move to the home of Suffolk County Council have been approved by representatives.

Suffolk County Council

Suffolk’s multi-million pound highways contract has been branded “dysfunctional” after a surge in complaints from angry motorists.

James Finch

More than 140 bus users attended a heated public meeting to air their grievances about controversial plans to move Sudbury bus station.

Babergh District Council

Another picturesque Suffolk village is gearing up for a High Court battle over heavily-contested plans to build a housing estate in the countryside.

High Court

Three establishments in Ipswich have been given one star food hygiene ratings after latest inspections.

Babergh District Council

Skatepark users in Sudbury would like to see a new, multi-purpose, floodlit facility that could be accessed for longer hours, the results of a recent survey have shown.

Babergh District Council

Mike King backed Britain leaving the European Union but is shocked to find out he will be unable to vote in the upcoming referendum.

European Union

Just a few months ago Shotley was commended for its community spirit when it was crowned Suffolk’s Village of the Year.

Babergh District Council

District councils in Suffolk and north Essex spent more than £20million on redundancy packages over a five-year period, with some departing staff receiving six-figure payouts, an investigation has found.

Suffolk Police

Charlie Adan, chief executive of Babergh and Mid Suffolk district councils will be joining the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in August, it has been announced.

Babergh District Council

Travellers have moved on voluntarily from car parks around the Copdock Interchange.

Suffolk County Council

A parish council in the heart of Constable Country which disagreed with a planning decision made by Babergh District Council is asking for a judge to intervene.

Babergh District Council

An innovative scheme which helps smaller employers to fund the training of their workforce has marked its first year of operation by paying out its 1,000th grant.

Suffolk County Council

Calls for more authorised travellers’ pitches in Suffolk have been renewed after the “biggest ever illegal encampment to hit Sudbury” set up on a busy town centre car park over the weekend.

Suffolk County Council

The East Bergholt Society can be forgiven for believing it had ample time to organise the grand public celebration of the 250th birthday of John Constable, Britain’s best-loved artist, in 2026.

Babergh District Council

Homes above Suffolk shops are now being checked for fire safety following last year’s Sudbury town centre blaze.

Babergh District Council

The government will not call in the controversial plan to build 144 homes on farmland in East Bergholt, it has been confirmed.

James Cartlidge

Green fingered Sudbury residents are being urged to ‘take pride’ in their town by sprucing up gardens, roadside verges and community areas in time for summer.

Babergh District Council

It is the most unlikely setting for a rebellion. But that’s exactly what’s happening in the picturesque village of East Bergholt, which was immortalised by its most favourite son, the great landscape artist John Constable. EDMUND CROSTHWAITE visited Constable Country to find out why feelings are running so high.

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