Council news

New chapter for Suffolk’s libraries

Published 20 July 2012

Library services will enter a new era this week, as final steps are taken to transfer responsibility from Suffolk County Council to Suffolk's Libraries IPS.

Olympic Torch draws crowds of over a quarter of a million

Published 9 July 2012

Over 250,000 people turned out to support our local Olympic Torch Bearers as they made their way through Suffolk last week.

Colchester Road demolition works begin

Published 9 July 2012

Demolition works at Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service’s Colchester Road site in Ipswich are now underway.

Launch of Suffolk Energy Ambassador Programme

Published 11 July 2012

An ambitious and unique programme is being launched to link every secondary school in Suffolk with the energy industry.

Suffolk says NO to pylons

Published 12 July 2012

Suffolk County Council’s cabinet agrees to lead the opposition against National Grid’s pylon plans.

Suffolk schools get energy funding boost

Published 13 July 2012

Seven schools along Suffolk’s east coast are celebrating thanks to a £35,000 windfall designed to inspire and equip pupils for a career in the energy industry.

Textile recycling bags now on their way to Suffolk homes

Published 16 July 2012

Every household in Suffolk will soon receive new textile recycling bags as part of a trial scheme.

Suffolk welcomes the Olympic torch

Published 4 July 2012

The Olympic torch starts its three-day tour of Suffolk today as it makes its way to the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Games.

Southwold car parks full ahead of torch arrival

Published 5 July 2012

Motorists are being advised that car parks in Southwold are now full, ahead of the 2012 Olympic torch relay arriving in the town.

Collision causes HGV to overturn on A14

Published 5 July 2012

Emergency services clearing route for Olympic torch