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An independent inquiry could be held after two dead bodies went undiscovered at a retirement home for months, following cuts to care support funding.

Two dead bodies are claimed to have lain undiscovered in a retirement scheme for months, sparking complaints about "callous" cuts to care support.

A former pupil at a special school where abuse was said to be "institutionalised" has become the third to die during a prolonged legal fight for justice.

A town council could buy part of a prestigious riverside development to ensure it remains accessible to the public following a successful campaign to overturn its change of use.

The redevelopment of a Suffolk council's former headquarters faces fresh controversy after documents emerged claiming its inflated price made the project "unviable".

A council's slow handling of a controversial housing development caused "frustration, inconvenience and trouble", an investigation found.

Former pupils who were beaten and sexually abused by teachers at a boarding school could have compensation delayed due to a missed payment from its owners.

A near halving of Trading Standards' budget has seen the number of successful prosecutions plummet - amid fears serious crimes are going unpunished.

The owner of a pub at the centre of a community takeover bid claims criminal charges he was facing in Kenya have been dropped.

A holiday park facing legal action over guests living on site has been warned it could be shut unless it resolves further issues.

New owners of a collection of holiday parks, which collapsed earlier this year owing millions to investors, say they are confident of making it a success.

The academy trust tasked with improving a failing Ipswich school was awarded £550,000 as part of the takeover - one of the largest payments of its kind ever made in England.

Rows over parking in Ipswich have become so heated that traffic wardens are no longer working alone - for their own safety.

A Suffolk peer described a controversial housing estate as an "absolute disgrace" during scathing criticisms of planners and developers.

Angry customers and contractors say they want answers from a home improvement company which has stopped trading.

Housing officials confirmed a holiday park owner will face enforcement action after talks failed to resolve problems of guests staying on site all year.

Tensions ran high at a parish meeting amid accusations of abusive behaviour, threats to resign and pleas to resolve rifts.

Villages are uniting against an onslaught of new intensive poultry farms which are set to produce more than a million chickens every week.

Mass staff suspensions at a Suffolk special school have cost taxpayers more than £1m - and some cases remain unresolved two years later.

Campaigners trying to save a village pub fear their plans are in jeopardy after being unwittingly drawn into a row about property investments stretching from Suffolk to Kenya.

The new interim chairman of the region's troubled ambulance trust will earn 50% more than guidelines set by the NHS.

Campaigners fear a bid to build huge poultry barns could see tonnes of chicken litter transported through their village to a biogas plant.

A paramedic has been suspended for misconduct over failures to recognise the severe condition of a 60-year-old patient who later died at Colchester Hospital.

County bosses are being urged to tackle rising homelessness by providing affordable housing and financial help.

Farmers say they will tackle air pollution after figures revealed Suffolk is among the nation's worst producers of toxic ammonia.

A huge rise in homelessness applications has seen councils spend six-figure sums placing people in emergency B&Bs.

A landlord was reported to police for sending "threatening letters" to an estate agent about his tenant's deposit, which went missing along with £30,000 of other customers' cash.

Customers claiming a company left them thousands of pounds out of pocket for shoddy building work say they are relieved police have now taken up the case.

Hundreds of holiday park guests are still reported to be without a permanent home despite authorities' pledges to resolve the problem through legal action.

Community leaders agreed to back a legal challenge against changes to a £15m boatyard redevelopment in the hope of saving views "to die for".

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