Council news

Our council news section is all about how the county council's work affects you. 

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A tremendously sad day that I was honoured to be able to witness

Published 22 September 2022

Column by Councillor Matthew Hicks, Leader of Suffolk County Council.

Window now open to apply for primary and secondary school places

Published 12 September 2022

Parents and carers can now apply for primary and secondary school places for September 2023.

Suffolk citizens invited to historic moment as new Sovereign proclaimed across the county

Published 9 September 2022

The reign of His Majesty King Charles III will be proclaimed across Suffolk on Sunday 11 September - and the county’s citizens are encouraged to attend.

Digital care is relieving the strain on social care and the NHS

Published 7 September 2022

Column by Councillor Beccy Hopfensperger, Cabinet Member of Adult Care

Sale of substandard safety equipment stopped in Suffolk

Published 7 September 2022

Over 350 items of motorcycle protective clothing were removed from sale at Copdock Bike Show after Trading Standards deemed the products potentially dangerous.

Households urged to get Food Savvy to save money and avoid waste

Published 7 September 2022

As the cost of living continues to bite a new campaign has been launched in Suffolk to help families reduce food waste and save money.

Businesses urged to be fire safety aware

Published 6 September 2022

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service is proud to lend its support to Business Safety Week, starting today, to help keep customers in the county safe from fire risks.

Plans for proposed Europa Way link road revealed

Published 6 September 2022

Improved connections between Sproughton Road and Bramford Road in Ipswich are to be considered by the County Council’s Planning Department.

Back to school

Published 1 September 2022

Column by Councillor Rachel Hood, Cabinet Member for Education, SEND and Skills