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The day to day experience for parents of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) has yet to change more than six months after a damning report, according to campaigners.

The green light has been given for the last stage of improvement work to provide 210 more places for children at an Ipswich primary school.

Fears have been raised at a public meeting over the number of homes a Suffolk village is expected to take over the next 20 years.

A cash-strapped Suffolk council which has already been forced to make severe cutbacks is facing a seven figure black hole in its school spending, it has emerged.

Details have been unveiled for a conference aiming to promote Ipswich's music venues - with top industry professionals that have worked with likes of U2 and Foo Fighters among those on the bill.

Eight new problem-solving groups are to be formed across East Suffolk after fears the merger of two councils would mean grassroots issues being forgotten.

Suffolk's education chief has said he has apologised to parents who have been directly in touch with him over school transport problems.

Plans to pursue a new multi-million pound leisure centre for Felixstowe have moved a step closer.

Reduced cutting and chemical use on grass and hedges in two Suffolk towns is to get underway after proposals were given the green light.

More bands have been announced for the Sound City Ipswich music festival and conference taking place next month.

East Suffolk chiefs have given the go-ahead for 10 public orders banning street drinking to be scrapped, because other powers are in place to tackle the issue.

Fresh funding being made available for UK ports to upgrade their road and rail links has reignited calls for investment in the A14 in Suffolk.

Lawyers from a climate change charity have written to two Suffolk councils warning them that their environment measures must be improved.

Hundreds of school transport applications remain outstanding less than two days before the new school term starts, as staff have been inundated with late applications.

Developers behind controversial plans withdrawn last month to build 2,700 homes on the outskirts of Ipswich, have been urged to consult with the public on any future bids.

A fund of nearly £60,000 which has been dormant for several years is to be made available to Ipswich's Ravenswood community for vital projects.

Five more acts have been announced for a new music festival and conference set to take place in Ipswich this autumn to promote the town as a venue destination.

A major new estate of 170 homes has moved a step closer after outline plans were given the green light.

Extinction Rebellion protestors took to the roof of a Martlesham petrol station this morning dressed as polar bears to demonstrate against fossil fuel emissions.

A £3.5billion cash injection planned for schools across England is 'too little too late', according to a Suffolk union.

A review of Ipswich's sheltered housing is set to take place after the council admitted in a report that its provision may not be meeting people's needs.

Orders to ban street drinking in East Suffolk are set to be scrapped next week, after council chiefs said they were not needed.

Parent campaigners against controversial changes to school transport have vowed to keep up the pressure on under-fire education chiefs, calling for urgent changes to the policy.

Villages to the north of Ipswich must take their share of the infrastructure improvements needed in the county, according to a senior councillor as part of efforts to rally behind a northern route.

A trial to reduce cutting and chemical use on grass and hedges in two Suffolk towns is to be agreed next week as the first step in a series of green measures.

Under fire education chiefs in Suffolk say decisions have been made on applications from all eligible families which applied for school transport on time.

The final merger of two Suffolk councils has been taken off the table until at least 2023, it has emerged.

Plans to develop 170 homes in Hadleigh which have been in the pipeline for more than a decade look set to progress, after revised proposals have been put forward.

More than 900 applications for home to school transport in Suffolk are yet to be processed despite the fact term starts in less than two weeks time.

A task force being set up to make a Suffolk council carbon neutral by 2030 is to be opened up to all members.

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