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As the public consultation into controversial plans to reform school transport goes live today, officials at Suffolk County Council insist that they are listening to the concerns of parents and teachers.

This week I wondered if I might talk about another facet of being British and that is having to put up with the terrible state of our road network.

Suffolk County Council has backed the plight of more than 34,000 women in Suffolk who have lost out in changes to pension contributions.

Suffolk County councillor Gordon Jones has defended his decision to not declare his position as a non-executive director of an academy trust ahead of a meeting discussing controversial changes to school transport.

The new series of Netflix drama The Crown features scenes filmed in Suffolk, it has been revealed.

Headteachers have spoken out against plans to cut school transport services as a consultation was launched into the plans.

A dementia helpline service in Suffolk which is making a “really big difference” to the lives of patients and carers affected by the illness has scooped a national accolade.

There is no sign of an end to years of council austerity – and no indication of when authorities might be able to ease up on the quest for more cuts.

Construction of a new enterprise zone on the site of a factory ravaged by fire reached a key landmark this week.

Voters in Suffolk can see which of their elected representatives are Freemasons - but the public in Norfolk can not.

Two people feared to be seriously hurt in a crash in north Suffolk overnight are recovering in hospital.

A Suffolk caterer has been presented with the county’s 100th ‘Eat Out, Eat Well’ award at special celebration in Southwold.

A teacher sexually assaulted by a pupil at a Lowestoft school has been awarded £52,000 in compensation after a judge ruled she was discriminated against and unfairly dismissed.

Plans for a £3.3million landscape conservation scheme focusing on the wildlife-rich and historically important watery world where the Brecks meet the vast flatlands of the Fens has won vital initial backing from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

The state of children’s mental health in Suffolk has been revealed in a startling new report released today.

Councillors have given the residents of Wangford just over a month to have their say on a proposed quarry site in the village.

Suffolk is set to take a leading role in the UK’s fast growing screen industry after ambitious proposals for a new film studio were given the green light.

The new Greater Anglia rail franchise started a year ago with big promises for passengers, but are things any better 12 months on? Today we look at the state of the region’s train services.

Lowestoft’s £90m third crossing received a formal declaration of support during a recent planning meeting.

Pupils are only allowed to consume food and drink from sealed containers in the wake of an incident in which milk bottles were filled with cleaning products at a Suffolk school.

Development sites and opportunities across Norfolk and Suffolk will be showcased to international investors with the aim of attracting projects to the region.

A hearing which will decide how much money the treasurer of a disability charity who stole more than £200,000 from its bank accounts will have to repay has been adjourned until December.

Parents and carers of children have the chance to comment on changes to Suffolk’s school admission policy over the next six weeks.

Rising numbers of seven-year-olds are reaching the expected standards at Suffolk’s primary schools, but results are still below the national average, new figures show.

An experimental scheme which saw some firefighters trained to provide life-saving first aid before ambulances could arrive at a casualty has ended after a pay deal could not be agreed.

Business owners in east Suffolk are being encouraged to take advantage of a free energy support initiative which increases efficiency and reduces running costs.

Two recent major contract wins are a mark of how far East Anglian firm Geopshere Environmental has come in establishing itself as a leading environmental and geotechnical consultancy in the region.

Suffolk County Council has failed to appoint a new chief executive after none of the four candidates on the shortlist were felt to be good enough by the authority’s political leaders.

Suffolk County Council’s new chief executive is expected to be introduced at the authority’s meeting next week.

Local residents and business owners are being handed the chance to have their say on the proposals for the much-anticipated Lake Lothing Third Crossing in Lowestoft.

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