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Suffolk County 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.

Matthew Hicks

The number of Suffolk properties with access to high-speed broadband has now passed 90% – and the county is set to pass the 98% mark in 2020.

Mark Pendlington

Members of Suffolk County Council have backed the authority’s decision to formally oppose the closure of nine pedestrian crossings over rail lines in the area.

Suffolk County Council

Director of children’s and young people’s services Sue Cook has been confirmed as interim chief executive at Suffolk County Council following the departure of Deborah Cadman in September.

Essex County Council

Just two days after making his maiden speech in the House of Commons, new Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has stood down from Suffolk County Council.

Sandy Martin

Cabinet members at Suffolk County Council are to get above-inflation rises in their allowances after members of the authority backed a new payment scheme.

Mark Pendlington

New owners for residential care home Ixworth Court, Ixworth.

Suffolk County Council

A crew of pirates, including the infamous Blackbeard have been spotted in Bury St Edmunds - lured to Moyse’s Hall Museum’s latest exhibition Lost Property, which features ‘treasure’ from across Norfolk and Suffolk.

Suffolk County Council

Suffolk businesses have reported positive trends in sales and orders at the mid-point of 2917, including a surge in exports for the county’s manufacturers.

Suffolk County Council

Volunteers will be recruited to help people in Suffolk living with motor neurone disease (MND) and their carers as part a pledge to ramp up support for those affected by the “devastating” disease.

Tony Goldson

School budgets for fire safety should be ring-fenced to help ensure pupil safety, a Suffolk headteacher has said.

Suffolk County Council

If you went to Northgate in the pre-1977 halcyon days, when it still was a grammar school, you won’t need me to tell you what a good school it was. It still is! Writes John Norman.

John Norman

Roads minister Jesse Norman was shown the need for two major projects in Suffolk during a quick tour of two of the county’s most significant blackspots.

Colin Noble

Suffolk County Council is set to object to proposals to close nine minor crossings in a bid to improve rail speeds and improve safety.

Suffolk County Council

I am becoming increasingly confident that Ipswich will be getting a new northern bypass – and that it could take much less than the 15 years suggested to see work under way on the project.

Ipswich Council

An Ipswich library has reopened to the public after a refurbishment and is looking “much brighter”, its manager has said.

Suffolk County Council

Suffolk County Council’s cabinet has backed its statement of aims and priorities for the next four years – based closely on the Conservative manifesto from the May elections.

Suffolk County Council

The premier road cycling event will feature a stage held entirely in the county for the first time on Friday, September 8.

Tony Goldson

Suffolk County Council leader Colin Noble could get a 15% pay rise next year if the proposals of an independent pay panel are accepted.

Mark Pendlington

An extra 84,000 people will be aged 65 or over in Suffolk by 2039, rising from 174,000 currently to 258,000, it is forecast.

University of Suffolk

New research suggesting that the area around Sizewell could be successfully evacuated in two-and-a-half hours if there was a meltdown at the nuclear power station has been labelled “ridiculous” by critics.

Suffolk County Council

Improvements to two of Kesgrave’s busiest junctions have been lined up this summer, as highways bosses aim to reduce congestion in the town.

Suffolk County Council

The Stour and Orwell Forum 2017 had a recurring theme - the search for balance between potentially conflicting issues on the estuaries.

Heritage Lottery Fund

The rural village school in the Shotley Peninsula could close as early as July 2018 after Suffolk County Council (SCC) issued concerns over the school’s viability.

Suffolk County Council

A momentary oversight caused road workers to make an unfortunate error when they accidentally entombed a hedgehog in asphalt.

Suffolk County Council

Another village primary school in Suffolk could close due to low pupil numbers and an unstable leadership which have resulted in five headteachers since Christmas 2015.

Gordon Jones

A Suffolk County Council (SCC) report also reveals the £170,000-a-year permanent replacement for Deborah Cadman OBE will have to oversee savings worth £55.5m over a three-year period.

Suffolk County Council

Highways officials have submitted a bid for funding for £5.36million improvements to the A140 near Eye Airfield to cut congestion and make the road safer.

Dan Poulter

Hopes of getting a northern bypass for Ipswich have received a double boost from the government as it tries to encourage the growth of towns and cities across the country.

Colin Noble

Suffolk County Council (SCC), which has run the service since 2004, said the move was part of a new campaign to get more of its staff who drive to work to instead use a Park & Ride service or cycle.

Suffolk County Council

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