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Labour

Former Ipswich mayor Inga Lockington’s attempt to become a British citizen is back on after Home Office staff contacted her to find out details of her life in this country.

Liberal Democrat

Critically ill patients in Suffolk are waiting too long for an ambulance despite new measures being introduced to tackle delays, figures reveal.

Therese Coffey

A spike in Suffolk school pupil exclusions in March has raised concerns that children likely to get lower grades may be removed from mainstream schools before they sit GCSE exams.

Department for Education

Labour councillor Jane Riley has become the new Ipswich mayor at the borough’s annual meeting in the Corn Exchange.

Sarah Barber

“Radical solutions” are needed to tackle Ipswich’s congestion crisis, the town’s MP has said, as new figures reveal traffic issues alone cost the local economy £17million per year.

David Ellesmere

Tributes have been paid to a greatly admired and long-standing Suffolk politican who passed away last week aged 63.

Suffolk County Council

It was announced on November 27 last year that Prince Harry was to wed his Suits actress girlfriend Meghan Markle.

Jeremy Corbyn

When county council leader Colin Noble dropped his bombshell that he had commissioned a report looking at the future of local government in Suffolk, he must have known he was letting off a firecracker in the world of the county’s public sector.

David Ellesmere

A motion for a full council debate over controversial plans to shake up free school transport has been voted down – despite youngsters as young as 11 making representations in person.

Gordon Jones

Plans to merge Babergh and Mid Suffolk councils have received a boost after a clear majority of those surveyed backed the proposals.

Suffolk County Council

Quiz show QI is leaving the studio for the first time ever for an exclusive Latitude Festival edition.

Harry

The prospect of a single council running all services in Suffolk is today back on the political agenda with county leader Colin Noble commissioning a new report.

David Ellesmere

Labour councillor and local solicitor Jane Riley is to be the next mayor of Ipswich – she is set to take over the role from Sarah Barber at the annual council meeting in May.

Sarah Barber

‘By now, the cold spell in Britain is in its 64th day – the coldest winter since 1829-30. The last really cold spell, in 1949, lasted 49 days...’

Football League

Ipswich Mygo centre which has helped thousands of young people find jobs over the last three and a half years is to close at the end of the month after its funding ran out.

Gordon Jones

Suffolk’s council leaders have denied they have formed a secretive group controlling millions of pounds of public money through behind-the-scenes deals.

Tim Passmore

Proposals to give the leisure terrace at Cardinal Park a new look and introduce outdoor seating for its restaurants has won unanimous backing from Ipswich council planners.

Ipswich council

The police element of council tax bills in Suffolk is to go up by 6.8% – £9.30 a year for Band B properties – after the rise was backed by the official watchdog.

Tim Passmore

Suffolk County Council is set to put up its element of council tax bills by fractionally under 5%.

Suffolk County Council

Suffolk County Council has called for an urgent review of autism and ADHD services in the county amid an increase in diagnosis waiting times.

Gordon Jones

Motorists are breathing a sigh of relief after community leaders fought hard to avoid Felixstowe losing all of its free parking.

Suffolk Coastal council

Babergh is facing a pre-Christmas political crisis next Tuesday when a full meeting of the council will vote on whether to remove leader Jennie Jenkins and put the brakes on moves to merge with Mid Suffolk.

Labour

Proposals to split the former BHS store in Ipswich Butter Market into seven individual food and retail units have been given unanimous backing by the borough.

Labour

Ed Sheeran has told of his proud Suffolk roots in an interview covering subjects as diverse as his love for Jeremy Corbyn and his plans for a Bruce Springsteen inspired fourth album.

Jeremy Corbyn

Headteachers claim potential cuts to free school transport in Suffolk will hit pupil outcomes and lead to teacher job losses.

Gordon Jones

Suffolk County Council cabinet member Gordon Jones has defended his decision to not declare his position as a non-executive director of an academy trust ahead of a meeting discussing controversial changes to school transport.

Gordon Jones

Civic leaders are urging people to be positive over a proposed city bid for Ipswich.

Colin Noble

Ipswich MP Sandy Martin is to lead a new front in the battle to get Suffolk’s public sector pension fund to get rid of its shares in tobacco companies.

Sandy Martin

Claims that Suffolk County Council is failing to do enough to combat gangs on the streets of Ipswich have been firmly denied by the Tory-run authority.

David Ellesmere

Framlingham’s Ed Sheeran will take part in the celebrity version of the BAFTA award winning TV show Gogglebox.

Jeremy Corbyn

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