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A day that made a difference “to so many”.

Relief could soon be in sight for families, staff and motorists on the school run, as new parking improvements may resolve serious traffic problems.

Charities have received more than £3,000 to help fund group meetings and battle social isolation.

Continuing the great success of Diss Golf Club Ladies’ Section in Suffolk County matches this year, Diss Ladies have marked winning the final of the Suffolk County Stearn Trophy.

Calls have been made for a full traffic survey in Beccles following the opening of the southern relief road to maximise its effectiveness.

A new programme offering a “long-term commitment” to supporting the rehabilitation of stroke survivors has been launched.

Over 150 people attended the official launch of the Brandon Day Centre and the newly opened Café 27 along with a new minibus enabling access to the centre’s services.

The new £7m Beccles Southern Relief Road will officially open later this month.

The decision to close the last bank in Halesworth has been described as deplorable and a “dereliction of banking duty” by the town council and county councillor.

The former deputy leader of a district council has said the Conservative party are “running around a barrel looking for a corner” in relation to its handling of the row surrounding Boris Johnson’s remarks about the burqa.

An MP has slammed Suffolk County Council’s decision to move archives out of Lowestoft prior to a public consultation 
on the future of the town’s 
record office.

A host of Bungay stalwarts have raised around £1,000 in support of the town’s youth project.

The latest Waveney District councillors’ monthly drop-in surgery for Carlton Colville residents will be held next week.

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The latest Waveney District councillors’ monthly drop-in surgery for Carlton Colville residents will be held next week.

Two failures of the Victoria Road level crossing were not fixed for more than 700 hours - more than 29 days - it has been revealed.

It’s a practice that is said to be damaging the ocean, depleting fish stocks and destroying jobs.

A concerned MP is leading the fight to install a 24-hour cashpoint in a town stripped of its last bank.

The latest Waveney District councillors’ monthly drop-in surgery for Carlton Colville residents will be held next week.

Norfolk-based Paralympian Jessica-Jane Applegate was the special guest as disabled swimmers took part in a “wonderful” gala.

A “very successful” programme will relaunch later this month with the aim of getting more families and young people outside and active.

Education bosses at Suffolk County Council have said that “progress is being made” with pupils’ attainment in maths, as a review gets under way this week.

A careers guidance centre dedicated to helping young people in Lowestoft find their dream jobs is set to close at the end of the year.

Suffolk County Council has seen a significant rise in insurance claims due to defective road surfaces over the last five years, new figures reveal.

More than 97pc of students in Suffolk will get a place at one of their preferred secondary schools, the county council has confirmed.

Suffolk County Council has said that its priority is to make sure the county’s archives are safeguarded, ahead of a consultation over the future of Lowestoft Record Office.

Waveney District Council aims to resume bin collections on Monday after the “treacherous conditions” forced them to cancel refuse collections for a third successive day.

Authorities are still working to clear the A144 Halesworth to Bungay after a succession of jack-knifed lorries and snow drifts forced the road to close at 10pm last night (March 1).

With forecasters warning that high winds, possible snowfall and freezing temperatures are set to continue today (Friday), the majority of schools across Waveney have closed once more.

With all schools across Waveney being forced to close today (Thursday) – many for the second successive day – 11 schools in the district have already announced closures for tomorrow.

Rubbish collections, swimming lessons, and school events were cancelled as the Beast from the East continues to grip Waveney.

Nine out of 10 children in Norfolk and Suffolk have secured a spot at their first-choice high school, despite a dip in the figures.

The majority of schools across Waveney have closed on Thursday following fresh weather warnings across the country.

With the Beast from the East having caused serious travel delays, police have issued a warning to road users across Suffolk that driving conditions are expected to worsen as standing water freezes.

Waveney District Council’s bin collection teams are not operating today (Wednesday) due to the “treacherous conditions.”

Lowestoft has been cut off from the rest of East Anglia due to severe weather caused by the Beast from the East.

Schools and nurseries are assessing the weather conditions as the county remains in the grip of sub-zero temperatures.

Widespread snow has fallen across Norfolk and Waveney overnight. Here’s where you can find out here if your local school has been forced to close fully or partially.

A school for children with social, emotional and mental health needs is set to move into the site formerly occupied by Bungay Middle School.

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