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Suffolk County Council

Calls for Suffolk County Council to formally adopt a policy backing the break-up of the region’s mental health trust have failed to win support.

Matthew Hicks

A damning report into the treatment of a young girl and her family has found “fault and injustice” by three agencies involved in her care.

Suffolk County Council

A group of travellers have been kicked off land at the entrance to a Suffolk village after setting up camp almost four months ago.

Suffolk County Council

Senior officers across Suffolk’s ailing special educational needs service are to be held to account for its failings, it has emerged.

Gordon Jones

Failing to back calls to form a dedicated task force for improving outcomes of Suffolk’s girls has been dubbed a “major step backwards for gender equality”.

Liberal Democrat

As figures reveal that Suffolk ranks among the worst areas in the country for unauthorised school absences, we ask the question - have you ever taken your child out of school during term time?

Gordon Jones

A “culture of change” is to be brought about at Suffolk schools as part of a drive to improve the mental wellbeing of children.

Suffolk County Council

Health checks for 40 to 74-year-olds are on the rise again following concerns that confusion over new GDPR laws was causing fewer people to take them up.

Suffolk County Council

An enforcement notice has been served on a Suffolk council which failed to tidy up its litter-riddled land – despite weeks of warnings by the neighbouring authority.

Suffolk County Council

Ambitious proposals to close part of the road system around Ipswich waterfront could be back on the table as part of a bid to revitalise the town – but politicians at the county council still have to be convinced that scheme could work.

Terry Hunt

Former pupils of a Suffolk primary school are delighted after they got to build a £2.2m classroom facility for it.

Suffolk County Council

Parents have reacted angrily after it emerged a special needs forum praised for its “powerful and influential voice” has been refused access to a crisis meeting with government leaders.

Department for Education

Suffolk’s pothole blight has been described as a “poor advert for our county” as latest figures show the council spends the least on pothole repair in East Anglia.

Suffolk County Council

A vow has been made that “lessons are learned” over a multi-million pound bridge scheme in Ipswich which was canned when costs dramatically escalated.

Matthew Hicks

Suffolk businesses have received nearly half the amount allocated to Norfolk in two regional grant pots, latest data has revealed.

Suffolk County Council

Calls have been made for Norfolk and Suffolk’s under-fire mental health trust to be split up, so it can provide a better focus for each county.

Care Quality Commission

Protestors and two Suffolk councils joined forces in calling for more information from EDF on its proposals to build a new multi-million pound nuclear power plant at Sizewell.

Suffolk County Council

Our arts editor finds out more about this brand new event on the town’s Waterfront

Andrew Clarke

A task force has been set up to improve support for people who have experienced childhood traumas in a bid to prevent long-term reliance on health services into adulthood.

Tony Goldson

The number of compensation claims linked to potholes and damaged road surfaces in Suffolk in 2018 more than doubled on the year before, new figures reveal.

Suffolk County Council

The Home Secretary is being urged to review the case of a failed asylum seeker in Suffolk fighting to stay in Britain to protect her nine-year-old daughter from female genital mutilation (FGM).

Suffolk County Council

Suffolk leaders have backed plans to pool tens of thousands of pounds in Brexit planning cash to support small businesses in the county.

Suffolk County Council

Let me make it clear from the start that I would love it if there was an Ipswich northern bypass. It would make my journeys from my home in north west of the town to the Suffolk coast much easier.

David Ellesmere

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

Home secretary Sajid Javid cannot be blocked from deporting a failed asylum seeker from Suffolk whose young daughter could be at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) if expelled from the UK, a judge has ruled.

Suffolk County Council

Dozens of families across the county have shared their harrowing experiences of seeking SEN provision in Suffolk – as the council comes under fire for failing to take urgent action.

Suffolk County Council

A heartbroken family is seeking closure at an inquest into the mother-of-two who died after a collision with a car while she was out jogging.

Suffolk County Council

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

A six-figure sum of taxpayers’ money has been spent on security at a Suffolk council’s old headquarters amid growing concerns about its stalled redevelopment.

Suffolk County Council

Suffolk councils say they remain ‘deeply concerned’ about the impact of proposed wind farm schemes off its coast, and the ‘lack of co-ordination’ with other planned energy projects.

Suffolk County Council

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