Council news

Newmarket and Aldeburgh to host Suffolk stage of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain

Newmarket and Aldeburgh to host Suffolk stage of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain

Published 25 April 2017

Newmarket and Aldeburgh will host the Suffolk stage of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain on Friday 8 September 2017.

Suffolk set to welcome Tour return this September

Suffolk set to welcome Tour return this September

Published 25 April 2017

Suffolk is set to welcome the return of Britain’s biggest professional bike race this September, with the race due to take place on Friday 8 September.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service join call to be aware when near water

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service join call to be aware when near water

Published 24 April 2017

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service and has joined a call by UK fire chiefs to raise awareness of the dangers of everyday activities near water.

Trader prosecuted by Suffolk Trading Standards for not carrying out work despite receiving payment

Trader prosecuted by Suffolk Trading Standards for not carrying out work despite receiving payment

Published 18 April 2017

A trader that left a flat uninhabitable after not completing work despite receiving over £10,000 to do so has been prosecuted by Suffolk Trading Standards.

94% of Suffolk children offered first choice of primary school

Published 18 April 2017

94 per cent of parents in Suffolk have been offered their first choice of primary school for their children this year.

Suffolk Record Office nominated for Record-Keeping Service of the Year

Published 13 April 2017

Suffolk Record Office nominated for Record-Keeping Service of the year at this year’s Archives and Records Association (ARA) Excellence Awards.

Samuel Ward Academy Trust becomes first Research School in East of England

Published 12 April 2017

Samuel Ward Academy Trust who are responsible for teaching around 8,000 young people has become the first official Research School in the East of England.

Sport and physical activity in Suffolk to benefit from £160,000 investment

Published 12 April 2017

Efforts to increase sport and physical activity in Suffolk have received a timely funding boost from Sport England.

Three new pre-schools to be built in Ipswich

Published 11 April 2017

We'll receive a capital funding contribution from the Department for Education of more than £835,000 toward the cost of building three new pre-schools.

Warning to residents with solar panels after victims targeted

Published 6 April 2017

Suffolk Trading Standards is asking residents to be vigilant if they receive a call from energy saving companies claiming they'll be able to save them money.