The one-time finance chief at Suffolk County Council, who walked away last year because he couldn't back another council tax rise, issued a damning assessment of his former colleagues' budget.

Half a million pounds has been pledged by Suffolk Highways for fresh road markings and signs outside schools ahead of a changeover in parking laws.

Calls for a Suffolk authority to increase funding in Citizens Advice and reverse cuts to health visitors and bus subsidies have failed to secure agreement.

Measures which aim to improve the implementation of the school transport application process in Suffolk have been outlined - but there will be no changes to policy in time for the beginning of the next school year.

Education chiefs are to form a task force to revamp a key strategy which aims to raise educational standards in Suffolk.

Fresh investment in health visitors and a commitment to restore Citizens Advice funding in full are among the challenges being presented to Suffolk County Council this week.

A Suffolk councillor who reportedly left a female lorry driver "scared" and "intimidated" has been ordered to apologise for his actions while a formal complaints procedure investigates his conduct.

Youngsters with special educational needs in Suffolk are being excluded three time more than their peers, new data revealed.

A six-figure fund has been set up for improvement works in East Suffolk town centres to combat declining business turnover and negative perceptions.

Lollipop ladies and men in Suffolk are to be equipped with body cameras to catch "unacceptable" drivers who fail to stop for kids crossing the road.

Lollipop ladies and men in Suffolk are to be equipped with body cameras to catch "unacceptable" drivers who fail to stop for kids crossing the road.

Patients in Suffolk will experience more efficient liaison between healthcare providers, thanks to a new medical records system.

A catalogue of errors have been found in the launch of a controversial new school transport policy last year, a new report has found.

Plans to introduce permits for utility firms carrying out roadworks have been given the green light, which aims to reduce disruption for motorists.

Suffolk education campaigners have welcomed plans for Ofsted to scrap its inspection exemptions for 'outstanding' schools - but raised fears that some may not have been assessed in 17 years.

Controversial proposals to up councillor allowances in East Suffolk by 53% - more than £2,600 a year - have been given unanimous approval.

Major plans to boost Suffolk's literacy are in the pipeline, as the county's education chiefs aim to team up with a leading charity.

Plans have been unveiled to bring up to 20 council sites forward for housing developments - with nearly £11 million pledged to kick start the scheme.

Councillors at a Suffolk authority are set to agree a rise of more than £2,600 in their allowances next week - an increase of more than 50%.

The third phase of Suffolk's superfast broadband programme has been given approval to begin, which aims to target the hardest 2% to reach.

Council chiefs have objected to proposals for two offshore windfarms on the Suffolk coast, claiming it will do "untold damage" to the area.

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