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A man who evaded justice for more than two years, after being found urinating at the wheel of a crashed car, has been handed a suspended prison sentence and ordered to carry out unpaid work.

A Lowestoft police officer has been nominated for a national bravery award.

Divisive plans to make cuts on free school transport in Suffolk have been given the go-ahead – but proposals for the decision to be reassessed have already been voiced.

A six-figure bid for funding to safeguard the future of Suffolk’s fishing industry after Brexit has been lodged, as council bosses eye a “major opportunity” to boost business.

Mandatory training to make sure taxi drivers are “fit and proper” has been agreed in Waveney.

People across Suffolk are being asked for their views on proposals for sand and gravel quarrying at 10 sites over the next decade.

National and regional education bosses will join up with Suffolk County Council to form an action plan improving under-performing academies, it has been revealed.

Thousands of pupils were missing from Suffolk’s schools each day during the first term of this school year – with one in five absences unauthorised.

A two-day street survey in a popular town on the Suffolk coast has found a majority of residential properties are now holiday homes.

Around 40 people attended a reunion that brings together Second World War evacuees.

Potholes, children’s centres and community safety are among some of the key issues being raised by people at meet and greet events, according to the county council.

A new £70,000 fire simulator is set to revolutionise the way the brigade educates youngsters on safety, bosses have said.

A Conservative councillor has been suspended after he allegedly posted Islamophobic comments about the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan on Facebook.

A new tool for dating archaeological sites in Suffolk is being funded by Historic England, it has been revealed.

Witnesses say they heard a ‘screech and a thump’ moments before a collision in Bungay which killed a 42-year-old man, a court has heard.

More than £430,000 of payments to dead people and duplicate invoices had to be recovered by a Suffolk council last year, new figures reveal.

Writer Richard Curtis says he would love to call his new film being shot in the region ‘Suffolk Lad’ – but he doesn’t know whether Americans can pronounce the county’s name.

A spike in Suffolk school pupil exclusions in March has raised concerns that children likely to get lower grades may be removed from mainstream schools before they sit GCSE exams.

A scheme to recruit school governors has been relaunched in Suffolk in a bid to overturn high vacancy numbers.

All children and staff at a primary school near Halesworth are to be offered free vaccinations against a deadly strain of meningitis following a cluster of cases over the past six months.

Current travel arrangements for Suffolk teenagers in education are set to continue for another year – but discounted and subsidised services could be axed from September 2019.

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