Council news

Announcement from Suffolk County Council

Published 27 April 2016

News of the passing of Councillor Peter Bellfield.

Free compost giveaway to green fingered residents

Published 25 April 2016

Officers will be giving away free bags of compost to Suffolk residents visiting Household Waste Recycling Centres in Suffolk from 1 - 7 May 2016.

“Be Water Aware” urge Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service

Published 25 April 2016

Fire service to raise awareness of dangers of inland waterways.

Suffolk takes further strides towards national education excellence

Published 19 April 2016

More schools have achieved Teaching School status and over 260 school staff have undertaken national qualifications in leadership.

Suffolk County Council responds to today’s ‘De Cluttering of Road Signs’ Department for Transport announcement

Published 18 April 2016

Suffolk County Council’s Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport, Cllr James Finch has responded to the Department for Transport announcement.

Over 90% of Suffolk children get first choice of primary school – 97% get 1st, 2nd or 3rd preference

Published 18 April 2016

Over 90% of Suffolk children got their first choice of primary school this year.

Security firm salesmen plead guilty to using aggressive sales tactics

Published 15 April 2016

A Director and a Salesmen from a security alarm firm, who used high pressure sales techniques, have pleaded guilty today at Ipswich Crown Court.

More Suffolk schools than ever rated Good or Outstanding

Published 15 April 2016

The proportion of Suffolk schools rated as Good or Outstanding by Ofsted has hit a new high of 80% in April 2016.

Young people star in new film about positive mental health

Published 20 April 2016

A film highlighting the experiences of young people dealing with emotional wellbeing and mental ill health has premiered with pupils from Samuel Ward Academy.

Could you foster or adopt?

Published 13 April 2016

Suffolk County Council launches appeal for foster carers in Beccles.