Council news

Suffolk unites behind bid for fire sprinklers

Published 14 May 2012

Influential leaders from government and industry are pledging support for lifesaving fire sprinkler systems to protect Suffolk people, businesses and schools.

‘Scampaign’ kicks off with doorstep sales advice

Published 15 May 2012

Unscrupulous doorstep sellers are under the spotlight this month as Trading Standards begins its six month long ‘Scampaign’.

Suffolk Summer of Sport launched

Published 16 May 2012

A summer long programme of sport inspired by the London 2012 Games has been launched today for all young people in Suffolk.

Cabinet agrees to Healthwatch Suffolk

Published 18 May 2012

Local people to have their voices heard on health issues thanks to a new Healthwatch service.

Olympic flame takes first steps on route to Suffolk

Published 18 May 2012

Olympic flame starts its 48-day journey to Suffolk this week and the county’s Olympic chiefs are urging people to get ready to welcome it.

Local leaders commit to working together to create a single front door for public services

Published 18 May 2012

Public sector leaders from across Suffolk committed this week to work towards a single public IT network.

£5,500 raised to fight Cystic Fibrosis

Published 18 May 2012

A £5500 cheque has been presented to the Cystic Fibrosis Trust by Suffolk County Council Chairman, Patricia O’Brien as she marks the close of her year in office

Leader smashes million step target in time for walking festival

Published 21 May 2012

Just in time for the official Olympic torch handover and the launch of Suffolk's Walking Festival 2012.

‘Scampaign’ launched to protect Suffolk people

Published 1 May 2012

A crack down on rogue traders and cold callers is being launched today as part of Suffolk Trading Standards’ six month long ‘Scampaign’.

Aspiring female firefighters put to the test

Published 2 May 2012

Stamina, skill and dedication were in abundance this week at a firefighter open day aimed specifically at women.