Council news

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

Creating the Greenest County Awards 2016 deadline extended

Creating the Greenest County Awards 2016 deadline extended

Published 27 January 2016

Don't worry - there's still time! Due to an overwhelming demand for extra time, the deadline for entries has been extended to Thursday 4 February 2016.

Are you the next Ant or Dec, Tess or Claudia? Raising the Bar needs you!

Published 27 January 2016

The search is on for Suffolk’s next Ant or Dec, Tess or Claudia to co-present the Raising the Bar Awards 2016.

Suffolk Highways to begin work on Ipswich Railway Station forecourt

Suffolk Highways to begin work on Ipswich Railway Station forecourt

Published 25 January 2016

Work will begin soon to provide a safer places for pedestrians and cyclists; and make the station more accessible and improving it as a gateway to Ipswich.