Local News

Proposals for new A120 link get backing from East Anglian businesses

Campaigners backing a dualled A120 through Essex. L-R: James Cleverly, MP for Braintree, James Cartlidge MP for South Suffolk, Kemi Badenoch MP for Saffron Walden, Tim Cunningham Braintree District Council and George Kieffer chairman of the Haven Gateway Parternship. Picture: PAGEPIX LTD

Patron visit to Shotley Pier

Work to restore historic Suffolk pier ‘underlines the strength of community spirit’

South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge and Shotley Pier Group chairman John Davitt on the pier. Picture: SHOTLEY PIER GROUP

Visit to Stour Valley School

South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge meets with pupils and staff at Stour Valley Community School and Clare Primary School.

MPs highlight Suffolk’s ‘unique challenges’ in police funding appeal

Left to right: Waveney MP Peter Aldous, policing minister Nick Hurd, South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge and Ipswich MP Sandy Martin. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Suffolk MPs reinforced the case for Suffolk to get “fairer funding” when the Home Office allocates police budgets later this month.

My thoughts on Konings planning application

In response to a number of posts on Konings, there is obviously a lot of strong feeling on this in Leavenheath, Stone Street, Stoke-by-Nayland and surrounding areas which is entirely understandable.

James backs female coaching campaign

MP for South Suffolk James Cartlidge with Kayleigh Steed.

MP for South Suffolk James Cartlidge has backed a campaign which aims to promote better training and opportunities for female coaches in football.

Meeting with Highways England and Will Quince MP

Today I met with officials from Highways England in Parliament, with Colchester MP Will Quince, to obtain clarification on the recent announcement that work to upgrade the A12 would be delayed.