There is a growing trend in Ipswich to extend standard three-bedroom homes and convert them into a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO), but the council are working to regulate these and ensure residents are not put in danger.
New infrastructure projects seem to be the order of the day for councils and MPs in Suffolk and Essex at the moment - hopefully the current rash of pleas for support won't fall on deaf ears in government.
I don't want to make readers too jealous, but by the time you read this I could well be standing on the top of Snowdon with fantastic views over the whole of North Wales and stretching to the Isle of Man and even the Irish coast, writes Paul Geater.
The decision by the government to reject Suffolk County Council's plans for a Four Villages' Bypass was very disappointing for the communities concerned - but really should have come as no surprise to anybody.
The contest for the leadership of the Conservative Party has become a tiny bit clearer as MPs return to Westminster after their Whitsun Recess following James Cleverly's sensible decision not to stand - but it still looks like something of a mess.