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Residents are being urged to register to vote so they can have their say in a crucial set of upcoming Suffolk elections.

European Union

Nominations open today for candidates planning to stand in this year's local council elections on May 2.

St Edmundsbury

More than £100million in savings have been made by Suffolk's councils in the last four years, it has been revealed, as the extent of funding pressures on the county has been revealed.

Matthew Hicks

Cash-strapped councils in Suffolk and Essex have sold off millions of pounds' worth of assets including schools, care homes, farms and community buildings.

Mid Suffolk District Council

Businesses set in Suffolk's most rural backwaters are set to get superfast broadband access thanks a £1.725m government windfall.

Matthew Hicks

A total of 16 people sleeping rough in Suffolk died over the last five years, according to new figures from the government - with seven of those deaths in Ipswich.

United Kingdom

Suffolk County Council spent almost £95,000 over the last three years on awards events to recognise people in the county according to new figures from the Taxpayers' Alliance.

Suffolk County Council

More companies were formed in Suffolk in 2018 than in any previous year, figures show.

United Kingdom

The number of rough sleepers across Suffolk and Essex has decreased, new government figures have shown.

Borough Council

The Babergh district has been voted one of the best 30 places in the UK to live in an annual quality of life survey.

Sudbury

The value of Suffolk's housing stock out performed the national average and grew by 3.8% in 2018 despite Brexit fears slowing the UK market, according to analysis from property expert Savills.

European Union

Staff at a Bury St Edmunds home and gift shop are celebrating after their window display was judged to be the most festive in town.

St Edmundsbury

I learnt with interest this week that the internationally-renowned anti-slavery campaigner, Thomas Clarkson, is buried at Playford village church. Clarkson, who died in 1846, campaigned with William Wilberforce for the abolition of slavery worldwide. He was pivotal in the introduction of the passage of the Slave Trade Act in 1807 which ended the trade of slaves from the American colonies.

Theresa May

Nearly 100 villages across Suffolk have been labelled as "fossilised" by a leading countryside organisation because they have become unsustainable as services disappear.

St Edmundsbury

A metro link being planned for Cambridgeshire could stretch into Mildenhall and Haverhill, it has emerged - with county chiefs describing it as a vote of confidence in the area's economy.

Suffolk

Savills says political uncertainty is doing little to dampen the Suffolk property market - with changes in lifestyle driving increased demand for town centre homes.

United Kingdom

On Sunday the world will fall silent for two minutes to mark one of the most poignant moments in world history - when the guns fell silent at the end of the First World War.

Remembrance Day

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.

Christmas

It was full of poignancy and pageantry and attended by up to 800 people from across a wide spectrum of communities in Suffolk.

France

A school has unveiled a stunning art installation of 800 ceramic doves to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.

Ipswich School

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

St Edmundsbury

Every few years, dozens of descendents of the 15th century Suffolk nobleman John Clopton travel from America to visit the county where their family made its name.

United Kingdom

There was a big attendance for Headway Suffolk's fourth annual Neuro Conference at Kesgrave Conference Centre near Ipswich.

Ipswich Hospital

The newly-introduced Universal Credit has been controversial across the country, with John Major even describing it as the new poll tax.

Daily Times

People claiming Universal Credit in our region are struggling to feed themselves, clothe their children and keep up with rent and bills, an investigation by this newspaper has revealed.

Sudbury

A 17% pay rise for Ipswich Borough Council's chief executive has been approved this evening.

David Ellesmere

Local authorities should not expect much help from the government in this autumn's budget - that was the blunt warning from Suffolk County Council's finance spokesman at its cabinet meeting.

Matthew Hicks

Ipswich council chief executive is set to see his salary rise by 17% if councillors agree to a new pay package at their meeting next week.

David Ellesmere

Suffolk County Council is set to pull out of a housing development company it co-founded three years ago - before it built any homes or secured any planning permissions.

Suffolk County Council

Almost 30% of people in Suffolk do not walk for 10 consecutive minutes a week, a new survey has revealed.

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