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Suffolk lends its support to White Ribbon Campaign

Published 25 November 2021

Organisations across Suffolk wore their white ribbon with pride this afternoon, as the county began 16 days of action to help end domestic abuse.

Search is on for warehouse space to aid foodbanks in Suffolk

Published 25 November 2021

The council is urgently appealing for available warehouse space near to Ipswich to help provide supplies for the county’s foodbanks and local charities.

#AllMenCan help make the change this White Ribbon Day

Published 23 November 2021

By Councillor Andrew Reid, Cabinet Member for Public Health, Public Protection and Communities.

Share your thoughts on prioritising future County Council Services as part of planning the 2022/23 budget

Published 19 November 2021

Public consultation launched to find out where people place their priorities and thoughts on how council funds its services.

Launch of public consultation over housing scheme for Mildenhall

Published 16 November 2021

A public consultation into proposals by Suffolk County Council to build a new community of more than 1,000 homes to the west of Mildenhall has begun.

Women’s Tour inspires new ride leaders across Suffolk

Published 16 November 2021

17 new ride leaders from across Suffolk have been created through British Cycling Breeze Champions and Guided Ride Leaders courses held in September.

We must put the planet first - its future really is hanging by a thread

Published 16 November 2021

By Councillor Richard Rout, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance and Environment

Suffolk’s Greenest County Awards Winners Announced

Published 12 November 2021

Suffolk celebrates the people and organisations making the biggest environmental difference in the county.

We can all do our bit as pressure on hospitals reaches critical levels

Published 12 November 2021

By Matthew Hicks, Leader of Suffolk County Council.

Suffolk County Council investing £12.8m to decarbonise its buildings

Published 9 November 2021

Properties, including fire stations and libraries, will receive investment as the council continues to drive its ambition to be Net Zero by 2030.