The demolition of an existing house and its outbuildings in one of Suffolk’s most historic villages has been given the go-ahead by planners.

The cheapest places to live in Suffolk are in Ipswich and Lowestoft, while the most expensive is in the heart of Constable Country, new figures reveal.

House prices in Suffolk have increased by nearly £100,000 in the past decade despite new figures showing that 2019 saw the lowest rise in seven years.

A key document which will prevent speculative developers from building unsuitable estates in Suffolk towns and villages will not be ready until the end of 2021 at the earliest, it has emerged.

Plans for more than 1,000 homes on the edge of Sudbury have taken a massive step nearer to completion.

A plot of land with a boating lake and more than 4,000 trees has been put up for sale with plans to build a “Grand Designs” style home.

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Design changes to plans to renovate a former Post Office in Bury St Edmunds are set to be given the go-ahead next week.

A proposed storage site housing 87 containers on a Sudbury industrial estate has been refused despite insistence that the site would have minimal impact to the area.

A developer has submitted revised plans to West Suffolk Council for an ongoing housing development in Bury St Edmunds.

Revised plans to develop land on the edge of Boxford have been agreed despite public opposition – and work could begin within the next 18 months.

Ballingdon Hall provoked widespread attention in 1972 when its owners moved the manor half a mile up a hill – and now they have put it up for sale for £1.9 million so another family can enjoy the historic property.

Plans to demolish a barn at a Suffolk farm look set to go ahead despite initial concerns from environmental authorities about a “significant effect” on the surrounding natural habitat.


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