Plans have been lodged for 100 new homes in Bacton alongside land for a new village hall and play area.

A joint local plan being developed for Babergh and Mid Suffolk to guide future development in the districts has hit a fresh stumbling block.

A group of campaigners will march through a picturesque Suffolk village to protest against plans for 150 new homes and call for more donations to fight a developer’s appeal.

Demanding housing targets are fuelling Suffolk’s ageing population and increasing pressure on services and the economy, it has been claimed.

A joint housebuilding venture which Suffolk County Council walked away from before a single home had been built has cost taxpayers £70,000 it has emerged.

The team at the region’s AONBs wants to encourage development in harmony with our finest countryside, and has commissioned a colour guide based on the hues and tones of the area.

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.


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