Council news

Combined Fire and Police Cadets Unit expanded to Lowestoft

Combined Fire and Police Cadets Unit expanded to Lowestoft

Published 12 February 2016

The Fire and Police Cadet Unit has expanded to Lowestoft to assist young people in raising aspirations and becoming pillars of their community.

Developing the Suffolk workforce of tomorrow

Published 12 February 2016

Suffolk students aged 14 to18 to explore Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) knowledge and skills used in high profile jobs and careers.

Suffolk County Council’s Children’s Services praised by Ofsted with ‘GOOD’ rating

Published 11 February 2016

Suffolk County Council’s Children’s Services has been rated GOOD by Ofsted following the publication of its inspection report today.

New delivery model for county’s rural transport set to improve existing services for residents

Published 9 February 2016

Suffolk County Council today confirmed details of the new service providers for rural transport provision across the county.

Olympian Keri-anne Payne launches the Great East Swim 2016

Olympian Keri-anne Payne launches the Great East Swim 2016

Published 8 February 2016

The Olympic Silver medallist and two-time world open water swimming champion was in Ipswich today to launch the 2016 Great East swim.

Ipswich Hospital is joining forces with Suffolk County Council to develop the hospital site for the future.

Ipswich Hospital is joining forces with Suffolk County Council to develop the hospital site for the future.

Published 5 February 2016

The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust is planning to purchase, subject to Trust Board approval, the former Bridge School on Heath Road in Ipswich.

Westley Railway Bridge repairs by Suffolk Highways

Published 4 February 2016

Suffolk Highways has started long-awaited repair works at Westley Railway Bridge on Newmarket Road in Bury St Edmunds.

2016 Aviva Women’s Tour to begin in Suffolk and Norfolk

2016 Aviva Women’s Tour to begin in Suffolk and Norfolk

Published 2 February 2016

The tour will return to East Anglia for the opening stage of the race, as the world's top riders head from Southwold to Norwich on Wednesday 15 June.

Suspended jail sentence for eBay fraudster

Published 28 January 2016

Resident given 5 month suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty to giving the impression goods could be sold, when they were deemed to be unsafe.

Suffolk social worker recognised in national industry awards

Suffolk social worker recognised in national industry awards

Published 27 January 2016

We're very proud to announce that Maureen Roscoe-Goulson has been named Team Leader of the Year for Children’s Services at the national Social Worker of the Yea