Council news

Suffolk Fostering Service to focus on siblings in Foster Care recruitment campaign

Published 5 December 2017

This week the council’s Fostering service launches the second stage of its on-going campaign to recruit foster carers in Suffolk.

People urged to stay well and avoid debt this Christmas

Published 4 December 2017

Suffolk’s Public Health team is offering a message of support for anyone struggling to cope this festive season, to seek help and not to struggle alone.

Suffolk County Council’s Child in Care Team wins national social work award

Suffolk County Council’s Child in Care Team wins national social work award

Published 29 November 2017

The Coastal and North East Ipswich Child in Care Team has won a national award at the 2017 Social Worker of the Year Awards.

Freezing rain forecast for Suffolk

Published 28 November 2017

Freezing rain is forecast for the coming days, predominantly in the north east of the county.

Suffolk home to school transport consultation to be reconsidered

Published 27 November 2017

Proposals to consult Suffolk residents on changing the way home to school and post-16 travel is provided will be reconsidered on Tuesday 5 December.

Suffolk launches new social prescribing pilot scheme to connect rural communities

Suffolk launches new social prescribing pilot scheme to connect rural communities

Published 22 November 2017

Local people joined professionals working in their community to celebrate the official launch of the Community Connector pilot scheme at Shotley Village Hall.

Suffolk’s young people encouraged to get involved in politics as nominations open for Suffolk’s Youth Parliament

Suffolk’s young people encouraged to get involved in politics as nominations open for Suffolk’s Youth Parliament

Published 22 November 2017

Nominations are now open for Suffolk’s Youth Parliament and young people in Suffolk have until 7 January 2018 to submit their nominations.

Whitehouse Primary School expansion awarded Ipswich Society Award

Whitehouse Primary School expansion awarded Ipswich Society Award

Published 16 November 2017

A project to expand Whitehouse Primary school has been awarded an Ipswich Society Award 2017.

Suffolk County Council’s 2018/19 budget proposals published

Published 14 November 2017

Proposals to balance Suffolk County Council’s budget in 2018/19 have been published on 14 November 2017.

Suffolk County Council’s Child in Care Team nominated for Social Worker of the Year award

Published 13 November 2017

A Child in Care Team in Suffolk has been selected as a finalist in the Social Worker of the Year Awards 2017 because of their outstanding work with children.