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.

You are not alone in Suffolk this Christmas

Published 18 December 2020

Christmas can be a time of worry and anxiety for people, more so with the impact of coronavirus, but Suffolk has support available and people to talk to.

Suffolk 2020 fund projects to deliver over £2.5 million in new community-focussed initiatives across the county

Published 18 December 0020

Today, seven new projects have been announced as part of the Suffolk 2020 fund to support residents and improve the county for years to come.

Proposed changes to Sizewell C application are step in right direction

Published 18 December 2020

Suffolk County Council welcomes EDF Energy’s movement towards reducing the number of additional heavy good vehicle on Suffolk’s roads.

Open letter to Suffolk from Suffolk health and care leaders

Published 18 December 2020

With the world facing its biggest health emergency in living memory, health and social care leaders speak to you in a way that we have never done so before.

Green light for new pedestrian crossing

Published 17 December 2020

Residents and councillors from Newmarket have expressed their delight after the announcement to install a pedestrian crossing near Laureate Community Academy.

Help shape guidance for new housing developments in Suffolk

Published 17 December 2020

Suffolk County Council has launched the Suffolk Design: Streets Guide, and is asking members of public for feedback in shaping new residential developments.

Suffolk remains under Tier 2 restrictions despite rapid rise in COVID-19 cases and pressure on health and care

Published 17 December 2020

Suffolk has remained under Tier 2 restrictions despite rapidly rising COVID-19 infection rates and pressure on hospitals, care homes and social care.

Suffolk wins the Most Innovative Family Information Service award

Published 16 December 2020

Suffolk has won the Most Innovative Family Information Service award at the National Association of Family Information Service Awards (NAFIS), 2020.

Suffolk County Council announces proposal for Low Traffic Neighbourhood in Bury St Edmunds

Published 10 December 2020

Suffolk County Council has written to all local residents asking for their feedback on a trial to restrict access to motorised traffic in the area.

Green light given for council’s new housing joint venture company

Published 9 December 2020

Suffolk County Council's Cabinet have given the go ahead to create a joint venture company to lead new housing developments on some of its own land.