Council news

Final stages of process to identify new residential homes provider

Published 3 April 2012

Cabinet papers released today set out the proposed future of the county council’s 16 care homes.

Farmer sentenced for neglecting cattle

Published 3 April 2012

Suffolk farmer sentenced to two months imprisonment suspended and 250 hours unpaid work order for causing serious and unnecessary suffering to cattle

Scrutiny Committee seeks views on Demand Responsive Transport

Published 5 April 2012

USERS of Suffolk Links Demand Responsive Transport (DRT) are being encouraged to give their views on how well the service meets their needs

Suffolk cracks down on illegal tobacco

Published 10 April 2012

A NEW CAMPAIGN is being launched today to prevent children being targeted for sales of illegal tobacco.

Suffolk Adoption Service is ‘Outstanding’

Published 12 April 2012

Adoption in Suffolk has been rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.

Celebration week for Advocacy Services in Suffolk

Published 16 April 2012

All this week activities are taking place across Suffolk to mark Advocacy Celebration Week.

Young library goers celebrate Children’s University success

Published 31 January 2012

A celebration was held yesterday at Gainsborough Community Library for a group of keen young library goers in recognition of their achievements.

Young people get career boost from local employers

Published 13 March 2012

An influential group of Suffolk employers pledged their support to give the county’s young people the best possible start to their careers.

Young swimming novices are encouraged to dive right into the Great East Swim

Published 15 February 2012

For just £25 young swimmers in Suffolk have the chance to train for and enter one of the biggest sporting events to come to Suffolk: the Great East Swim

£26m to be saved and council tax frozen

Published 26 January 2012

Leading county councillors in Suffolk are to consider proposals which would see £26m saved from the county council’s annual budget.