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Secretary of State to decide appeal into rejected plans for 150 homes in Long Melford

Secretary of State to decide appeal into rejected plans for 150 homes in Long Melford

Secretary of State to decide appeal into rejected plans for 150 homes in Long Melford

An appeal into controversial housing plans in Long Melford will be determined by the Secretary of State, it emerged this week.


New campaign calls on Suffolk County Council to scrap changes to school travel policy

New campaign calls on Suffolk County Council to scrap changes to school travel policy

New campaign calls on Suffolk County Council to scrap changes to school travel policy

A new campaign against incoming changes to Suffolk’s school transport policy says it is not too late for the county council to reverse course.


Future of 23 bus services under threat as Suffolk County Council set to cut subsidies

Future of 23 bus services under threat as Suffolk County Council set to cut subsidies

Future of 23 bus services under threat as Suffolk County Council set to cut subsidies

Twenty-three Suffolk bus services are under threat, after a council announced it was axing its subsidy to those routes in cost-cutting measures.


Draft Local Plan sets out ambitions for future developments across Babergh

Draft Local Plan sets out ambitions for future developments across Babergh

Draft Local Plan sets out ambitions for future developments across Babergh

Details of long-term ambitions for new developments in Babergh have been set out, ahead of a meeting to consider the strategy for public consultation.


Report reveals overspend of £4.4m on Suffolk County Council budget despite cutbacks

Report reveals overspend of £4.4m on Suffolk County Council budget despite cutbacks

Report reveals overspend of £4.4m on Suffolk County Council budget despite cutbacks

A Suffolk council, which has had to make belt-tightening cutbacks, ended the last financial year having overspent by £4.4 million.


Suffolk schools monitored over efforts to push poorly-performing pupils towards home education

Suffolk schools monitored over efforts to push poorly-performing pupils towards home education

Suffolk schools monitored over efforts to push poorly-performing pupils towards home education

Education chiefs warn that schools in Suffolk deliberately encouraging poorly-performing pupils to quit school for home education are being monitored.


Long Melford boy recognised by Number 10 for sharing experience helping mother with MS

Long Melford boy recognised by Number 10 for sharing experience helping mother with MS

Long Melford boy recognised by Number 10 for sharing experience helping mother with MS

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.

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Sudbury Town Council approves motion to begin talks to regain control of Belle Vue Park

Sudbury Town Council approves motion to begin talks to regain control of Belle Vue Park

Sudbury Town Council approves motion to begin talks to regain control of Belle Vue Park

Proposals to return control of Belle Vue Park to Sudbury Town Council have passed their first hurdle.


South Suffolk MP backs Foreign Secretary in race to become next Prime Minister

South Suffolk MP backs Foreign Secretary in race to become next Prime Minister

South Suffolk MP backs Foreign Secretary in race to become next Prime Minister

The MP for South Suffolk claims Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt would be the candidate to deliver on the promise of prosperity after Brexit.


Concerns over increasing numbers of children being home-schooled in Suffolk

Concerns over increasing numbers of children being home-schooled in Suffolk

Concerns over increasing numbers of children being home-schooled in Suffolk

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.


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