Council news

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

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To contact the Suffolk County Council press team, email communications.team@suffolk.gov.uk or phone 01473 264389.

Coronavirus rapid testing centre opens at University of Suffolk

Published 13 January 2021

A new Covid-19 rapid testing centre has opened at University of Suffolk for people without symptoms in Suffolk.

Over 750 Covid-19 deaths in Suffolk

Published 12 January 2021

More than 750 people have now sadly lost their lives to coronavirus, according to the latest official data.

Have your say on the Post-16 Travel policy for 2021/2022

Published 7 January 2021

The county council is seeking views on its proposed Post-16 Travel Policy for the 2021/2022 school year.

Primary School application deadline approaches

Published 4 January 2021

Parents and carers have until 15 January 2021 to submit an application to secure their child’s place at a Primary, Infant, Junior or Middle school.

Support our local NHS services by sticking to Tier 4 rules this New Year

Published 31 December 2020

It's now more important than ever to comply with Tier 4 rules in order to support NHS services under significant strain.

Suffolk County Council launches two public consultations on potential housing developments

Published 4 January 2021

The public are invited to give their views about two proposed housing development sites on land majority owned by the county council.

Campaign to encourage Suffolk residents to get active in the New Year

Published 29 December 2020

Public Health Suffolk and Suffolk Waste Partnership have teamed up in a new campaign which encourages Suffolk residents to get moving in the New Year.

Support payments available for those told to self-isolate on low incomes

Published 24 December 2020

More residents on low incomes or benefits can now get financial help if they are told to self-isolate due to COVID-19.

Rapid rise in COVID-19 cases and pressure on health and care force Suffolk into Tier 4 restrictions

Published 23 December 0020

An alarming rise in COVID-19 infection rates across Suffolk and pressure on hospitals, care homes and social care will result in the county entering Tier 4.

Suffolk Coronavirus cases accelerate at an alarming rate

Published 22 December 2020

Covid-19 cases in Suffolk continue to grow and accelerate at an alarming rate.