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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

Suffolk County Council is set to sell off the 41-pitch West Meadows travellers’ site on the edge of Ipswich to a consortium of current residents.

Tony Goldson

Shoppers and other visitors to Ipswich town centre had the chance to do more than their market-day shopping on Thursday – they were able to bend the ear of the county’s most senior local councillors.

Colin Noble

Childhood obesity is on the rise in Suffolk and Essex, with almost one in 10 reception pupils hitting dangerously fat levels.

Tony Goldson

Discussions about the possible sale of West Meadows travellers’ site on the edge of Ipswich have been deferred for a month by Suffolk County Council.

Colin Noble

Proposals to sell off an Ipswich travellers site have been labelled ‘short-sighted’ by Labour councillors, who will attempt to put any decision on hold when leaders meet on Tuesday.

Suffolk County Council

Suffolk County Council has failed to appoint a new chief executive after none of the four candidates on the shortlist were felt to be good enough by the authority’s political leaders.

Colin Noble

Labour won two by-elections for council seats in Suffolk on Thursday – snatching a seat in Sudbury by a single vote.

Sandy Martin

Suffolk County Council’s new chief executive is expected to be introduced at the authority’s meeting next week.

Colin Noble

A Suffolk MP has warned that tabling amendments during this week’s Brexit bill debate would be akin to thwarting the “will of the people”.

Jeremy Corbyn

Motorists trying to get around east Ipswich have been confronted by gridlock after a second major road was closed for work on a water main.

Suffolk County Council

One of the youngest candidates ever to stand in Ipswich is hoping to cause a major surprise in next month’s county council by-election in the St John’s Division.

Sandy Martin

Ipswich council’s decision to fully-fund the town centre free shuttle bus running between Russell Road and the town centre for three hours a day over the lunchtime period has clearly gone down well with many.

Ipswich council

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.

Suffolk County Council

Today he’s one of the world’s top theatre directors – but Ipswich-born Sir Trevor Nunn has admitted that in his youth he would thrown stones at the Conservative candidate’s car in his home town seat!

Jeremy Corbyn

An Ipswich grandfather who was infected with deadly diseases during the worst treatment disaster in the history of the NHS says he is “ecstatic” after learning a public inquiry will finally be held.

Jeremy Corbyn

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