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Ipswich’s newly revamped Cornhill was given an extra touch of glamour today, as filming for a new reality series came to town.

A college in Suffolk has said it believes the popularity in crime dramas on TV has helped boost take up in science subjects, after demand for places has quadrupled.

From rambling stories about dispensing sockfulls of change into an ATM to regaling the vagaries of living with a jazz musician, Irish funnyman David O’Doherty’s latest bonkers brand of comedy proved a hit.

An Ipswich teenager representing the town at the UK’s Youth Parliament has called for more action on knife crime during a debate in the House of Commons.

A programme to turn around Suffolk’s special education needs (SEN) provision has been outlined – with an “innovative” pilot set to spearhead the measures.

Millions of pounds of cutbacks for council services in Suffolk next year have been revealed – with homes facing further council tax rises for the next three years.

Insurance payouts for vehicle damage caused by potholes in Suffolk has soared by more than double in the last year, shock new figures have revealed.

Suffolk Libraries is highlighting the impact reading can have on tackling loneliness, dementia and mental health problems, following new research.

People across east Suffolk are being urged to consider standing for election for 2019 as two district councils merge.

Developers behind divisive plans to build 2,700 homes to the east of Ipswich have said a ‘garden village’ style development is the key to Suffolk’s housing needs instead of extending small market towns.

Recommendations for the future of Bury St Edmunds’ Christmas Fayre have been slammed as “devoid of ambition” – with calls made to start 2020’s event from scratch.

The Labour group at Babergh District Council has launched the Keep Babergh Tidy campaign to tackle littering, encourage recycling and urge other green measures.

“Chronic underfunding” of education by the government has been blamed for a council’s overspending on children’s services.

Fears have been raised that free parking could be lost in Suffolk’s towns if responsibility for enforcing parking transfers from police to local councils.

A bid for a new free school on Ipswich’s 3,500-home Northern Fringe development has been turned down by Westminster education chiefs, claiming there was not enough evidence a school was needed there.

Proposals have been submitted by Suffolk’s education team for a new special school in the county, amid a “crisis” in special education needs provision.

A new scheme to help prevent bed blocking in Suffolk is set to get the green light this month.

Fresh plans for the Homebase store in Warren Heath has raised questions over the future of the site after confirmation the store would be one that is closing.

Fresh concerns have been raised over Suffolk County Council’s overspend, as opposition groups warn it is struggling to stay afloat.

Councils in west Suffolk are set to commit to running the Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre for another three years.

A government department is facing criticism after it took four months to respond to Suffolk’s councils about a key parking issue.

Fresh concerns have been raised over Suffolk County Council’s overspend, as opposition groups warn it is struggling to stay afloat.

Questions have been raised over house building in Mid Suffolk, as a drive to build more homes in the district is being planned.

Ipswich is “doing its level best” to recycle as much waste as possible it has been claimed, as new figures reveal below expected targets.

Fresh attractions have been announced for one of the country’s top Christmas festivals held in Suffolk, as event bosses confirm additional security will also be on hand.

Major plans to transform an empty former dairy plant in Ipswich into a new retail, leisure and commercial site have been revealed by developers.

Highways England undoubtedly has an uphill task when it is faced with both a decision to close the bridge in high winds and how it mitigates the impact of that.

Green fingered residents are taking a fresh interest in Ipswich’s allotments – just months after fears were raised over dwindling demand.

A task force has been formed to assess the impact a series of new ‘super surgeries’ planned for Ipswich will have on GP provision.

A nine-month expert study of the Orwell Bridge’s aerodynamics has been launched this month, which will determine the future of wind closure measures from 2019.

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