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More electric vehicle charging points and increased tree planting are among the green measures two Suffolk councils have agreed to pursue as part of a pledge to become carbon neutral in a decade.

An action plan to tackle food poverty in Suffolk is to be published before the end of next year as part of a pledge to help families struggling to make ends meet.

More speed cameras are to be installed on the Orwell Bridge this year as part of measures to combat wind closures before the end of the 2020.

Councillors in Suffolk say they still need to be convinced about building a new nuclear facility at Sizewell – but said it was too early to formally oppose the project.

Plans to create a new woodland space in memory of those who died after contracting Covid-19 have won the backing of councillors.

A catalogue of measures to make Suffolk County Council more environmentally friendly have been unveiled.

East Anglia could be facing a shortfall of thousands of flu jabs this year a health meeting has heard – with drive-through vaccinations under discussion for Suffolk.

High streets in 12 Suffolk towns are to get a major boost after hundreds of thousands of pounds were approved for a project to provide free Wi-Fi and footfall tracking.

Organisers behind a new music festival and industry summit aiming to promote Ipswich as a destination for touring bands have been forced to cancel this year’s event.

Cab companies in Babergh have successfully secured a fresh look at proposed changes to taxi fares, after uniting to urge councillors not to introduce changes they claim will add confusion to drivers and passengers.

A £23million budget shortfall is being faced by Suffolk County Council as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, latest figures reveal.

A £180,000 upgrade of CCTV cameras in Hadleigh and Sudbury have been given the go-ahead.

An independent Ipswich music venue kept afloat by loyal supporters has announced a live-streaming all day music festival this week – its first gig in four months.

A final decision on a shake-up of children’s centres in Suffolk is set to be made next week – with one more centre remaining open full time than planned.

Work is underway to help Hadleigh Market expand in future following a number of years of increasing popularity.

An urgent investigation has been launched after new figures revealed the numbers of Suffolk school pupils permanently excluded doubled this year.

Seven of the 10 biggest nations Suffolk and Norfolk firms export to are EU nations, data has revealed.

A Suffolk education union has warned that having full classes in September without effective social distancing will be “reckless” and “potentially dangerous”.

Major improvement plans for Foxhall Recycling Centre near Ipswich have been unveiled as part of efforts to secure its future.

A new drive-thru Burger King franchisee will join Anglia Retail Park off Bury Road after being given approval by planners.

Plans for a new four-storey office in the heart of an Ipswich business corridor have been approved - and will be a “striking new architectural presence”, according to design experts.

More tree planting, new electric vehicle charging points and new solar farms are among measures being pursued by two Suffolk councils to become carbon neutral over the next decade.

Lessons have been learned from problems which plagued Suffolk rail passengers last winter, a transport minister has said – and vowed that commuters in the county will not suffer in the same way in future.

A new industry-leading digital technology hub for students and apprentices is set to open its doors by Christmas, project bosses have said.

Plans to move hip and knee surgery out of Ipswich could get a wider debate in Parliament, after the town’s MP raised the issue twice in the House of Commons this week.

People have been urged to have their say on the planned £8million refurbishment of Ipswich Museum.

Three Ipswich roads are to be closed to motorists using them as rat runs from next week, after years of problems with nuisance traffic.

An exclusive exhibition about Suffolk singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has helped Ipswich Museum and Christchurch Mansion enjoy a record-breaking year.

Plans to extend the village of Bramford with 115 homes have been given the green light, despite objections from hundreds of villagers.

Ipswich political leaders have united in condemning plans to move hip and knee surgery out of the town, and urged the final decision makers not to pursue the proposals.

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