Town centres are changing. Across Suffolk, from Ipswich to Bury St Edmunds and Sudbury, commercial buildings are being converted into new homes in the heart of the community.

A new £3million pot is set to be established which will allow a Suffolk council to buy key parcels of land and property in the district when the opportunity arises.

Controversial plans to build hundreds of homes in Lakenheath which have been hampered by red tape for more than a year have finally been given the go ahead.

Countryside described as being of “national importance” is at risk, campaigners say, as a developer launches a second bid to build a large housing estate there.

Plans to build 50 homes on a former middle school site are set to progress, following delays earlier in the year.

Two Suffolk authorities have dramatically cut the number of days their council houses are empty for, new data has revealed.

Vows to eradicate rough sleeping and reduce dependency on bed and breakfast accommodation for homeless people have been made by two Suffolk councils.

A Suffolk parish council has warned it will be forced to pursue legal action if applications for hundreds of new homes are approved this week.

Work on an expansion of more than 800 homes in Thurston has moved a step closer – with work set to begin early next year.

Development of 240 homes in Elmswell likened to “Cell Block H” have been delayed for a second time in a month.

A new team formed last year to carry out repairs and maintenance on council homes has cost £666,000 more than expected, new figures have revealed.

A west Suffolk community is continuing its fight against a housing development with a series of fundraising events in preparation of a possible legal battle with the developer.

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