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Motorists in Belstead are bracing themselves for a month of delays as four weeks of a full road closure on a key route gets underway on Monday.

Suffolk County Council

Ipswich and Suffolk Business Club finds out more about the Upper Orwell Crossings

Suffolk County Council

“Vastly improved” forewarning of road closures for events in Ipswich is needed this year, a new report has said.

Suffolk County Council

The Bell and Steelyard Pub in Woodbridge’s iconic weighbridge was smashed in April after a lorry crashed into it as it headed down New Street.

Suffolk County Council

Sexual health check-ups should be as routine as going to the dentist, a health professional has said, as new figures show cases of syphilis have increased five-fold in Suffolk.

Suffolk County Council

A key road in Newmarket was just shut for eight hours today due to a major gas leak and people were urged to avoid the area.

Suffolk County Council

Thousands of pupils were missing from Suffolk’s schools each day during the first term of this school year – with one in five absences unauthorised.

Suffolk County Council

National and regional education bosses will join up with Suffolk County Council to form an action plan improving under-performing academies, it has been revealed.

Gordon Jones

Schools which could be most affected by the school transport shake-up have branded the decision to recommend phased cuts as “ludicrous” and “damaging”.

Matthew Hicks

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

Plans for sweeping cuts to free school transport have been recommended to go ahead in phases from September next year – despite 70% of people being strongly opposed to them.

Suffolk County Council

Good causes in Suffolk will benefit from more than half a million pounds of National Lottery funding after a £3m pot was announced for the East.

Suffolk County Council

A group of travellers have set up camp at a Suffolk park and ride site.

Christopher Hudson

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

One of the largest investigations into Suffolk home care services has found high satisfaction ratings – but calls for better engagement and increased focus on people’s needs.

Suffolk County Council

An Ipswich charity which supports those with disabilities has said that the closure of light manufacturing jobs and difficulties in working from home opportunities are behind the disability employment gap in Suffolk.

Suffolk County Council

Nearly 100% of homeowners in Cliff Lane, Ipswich, who attended a recent meeting over the Upper Orwell Crossings have said they do not want to see the bridge go ahead.

Suffolk County Council

Potholes, children’s centres and community safety are among some of the key issues being raised by people at meet and greet events, according to the county council.

Matthew Hicks

Thrifty living, with Sheena Grant

Sheena Grant

A controversial consultation on Suffolk school transport cuts is claimed to have attracted more responses than any other in recent history – with results due to be announced this month.

Gordon Jones

Former Ipswich mayor Inga Lockington has won her battle for UK citizenship and an apology from the Home Office.

Ipswich council

A campaign to keep older drivers independent and safe on the roads in Suffolk has been relaunched.

Suffolk police

A man has been charged in connection with a spree of burglaries targeting east Suffolk businesses and charities, which caused such concern a public meeting was held to address the problem.

Ipswich

Perfect Suffolk Show weather brought tens of thousands of visitors to Trinity Park on the edge of Ipswich for the first day of the county’s most prestigious event.

Suffolk Police

Technology giant BT has a major presence at the Suffolk Show for the first time in many years – showcasing its work in the county and its involvement with schools and colleges.

Suffolk County Council

A bid for £4million funding has been lodged by Suffolk leaders as part of plans to create a dedicated scheme to help disabled adults into work.

Gordon Jones

The number of deaths in Suffolk last year was the highest in the last decade, new figures have revealed – with more deaths than births in the county.

Suffolk County Council

Preparations are well under way for Ipswich’s Great East Run later this year – with up to 3,500 participants expected to take part.

Ipswich Borough Council

Almost half of Suffolk’s schools rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted have not been inspected in the last six years – and six were last visited more than a decade ago.

Gordon Jones

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

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