Council news

Arson warning issued following fires in Stowmarket

Published 1 October 2015

Following a recent spate of arson incidents, Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service would like to highlight the dangers of this type of activity.

Serial rogue trader sentenced to 6 months in jail

Published 1 October 2015

The rogue trader plead guilty to 4 offences (covering 2 different sets of consumers) under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations Act.

Fire and Rescue Service promotes home safety as part of national Older Person’s day

Published 30 September 2015

Firefighters, community safety teams and health colleagues will work together to protect older people from fire, and reduce excess deaths this winter.

A million reasons why the Women’s Tour was good for Suffolk

Published 29 September 2015

A report looking at the financial impact of Suffolk hosting Stage 1 of the Aviva Women’s Tour shows the event provided an economic boost of £1.1 million.

Building company director pleads not guilty to 21 charges relating to building contract frauds

Published 25 September 2015

Carl Shrubshall, of Hollow Lane, Thurston, is facing 21 charges after an investigation by Trading Standards officers, pleaded not guilty at Ipswich Crown Court.

Oulton Broad Primary given outstanding Ofsted report

Published 24 September 2015

Oulton Broad Primary School in Lowestoft is celebrating an outstanding Ofsted report.

Suffolk’s leaders launch bid to find locations for Short Stay Stopping Sites

Published 23 September 2015

Public sector leaders across Suffolk are calling for landowners and other interested parties to suggest sites that could be used for Short Stay Stopping Sites.

Graduates take the first step on the teaching career ladder in Suffolk

Published 21 September 2015

More than 50 graduates have started new careers in Suffolk schools thanks to an innovative internship programme.

Fostering information event – Discover how you can change lives

Published 14 September 2015

More foster carers are needed in Suffolk for teenagers.

Health teams in Suffolk launch new childhood illnesses app

Published 10 September 2015

Public Health Suffolk and Suffolk’s clinical commissioning groups have launched a comprehensive guide to common childhood illnesses aimed at parents and carers.

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