A 10-year-old from Long Melford, who cares for his mother with multiple sclerosis, was recognised by Number 10 for raising awareness for young carers.
More than 800 children in Suffolk are being taught at home, including eight confirmed cases in one year of schools pressuring parents to home educate.
Councillors have called for control of Belle Vue Park to be returned to Sudbury, stating this could help it be “the jewel in the Sudbury crown” again.
The deputy leader of the Green Party says Suffolk has become one of the greenest counties politically in England, ahead of a meeting in Boxford.
Key education issues, such as special educational needs and catchment areas, will be put under greater scrutiny thanks to a series of new task forces.
Plans to redevelop Babergh District Council’s former headquarters have stalled while the terms of the application continue to be negotiated.
Suffolk’s new school travel policy was branded as “a postcode lottery”, as some pupils miss out on free travel eligibility to their preferred school.
A new framework has been approved to allow a council to review whether its sponsored bus services are viable.
A scheme which will see community volunteers carry out low-level maintenance around their roads was launched this month.
More than a quarter of south Suffolk children have been living in poverty, according to figures described as “one of the great scandals of our time”.
The new mayor of Sudbury, Robert Spivey, believes the town should endeavour to maintain its character, as it continues to grow in the coming years.
The incumbent Babergh District Council leader is set to stay in the top job, as a clearer picture of the new cabinet agreement begins to take shape.
A former Babergh cabinet member, who was ousted in the recent local elections, says his preference is for an alternative development option.