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A woman was raped in what police are describing as an ‘extremely distressing’ attack in Ipswich town centre early this morning.

Suffolk Police

A 25% increase in allowances for Mid Suffolk councillors has left an £89,000 hole in the public purse – after the rise was backdated a year.

Labour

Fears have been voiced that a new scheme which would see pubs, restaurants and shops offering their loos for public use in Babergh and Mid Suffolk could result in existing toilets eventually being cut.

Labour

Former Ipswich schoolboy Richard Ayoade will be featured at this year’s Latitude Festival, it has been announced.

Labour

The decision to make divisive cuts on home to school transport in Suffolk has been put on hold for further scrutiny, after a call-in of the plan was upheld.

Gordon Jones

Plans to turn former council offices in Hadleigh into 58 homes are set to be pursued as bosses eye a regeneration of the site.

Babergh District Council

A major review of how Suffolk’s roads are maintained was launched yesterday with the county’s new highways chief claiming that there are “improvements that can and must be made”.

Labour

Controversial plans to award councillors at two Suffolk authorities an allowance rise of 25% upwards could be delayed until next year, if opposition proposals go through.

Mid Suffolk District Council

A meeting with top level education bosses over concerns in performance at some Suffolk multi-academy trusts has been set for next week, it has emerged.

Gordon Jones

A Suffolk council which came under fire after investing millions from the pension fund in tobacco firms despite promoting stop smoking messages has bought stocks in another cigarette company, it has emerged.

Sandy Martin

Plans are underway to create a new youth employment scheme to replace the MyGo centre, it has been revealed – but district and borough councils look likely to be fronting half the cash.

Gordon Jones

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

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