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Defuse the danger during Electrical Fire Safety Week

Published 26 January 2012

Shocking statistics show that half of all accidental house fires in the past year were caused by faulty or misused electrical equipment.

Demolition to start at Suffolk energy-from-waste site

Published 9 February 2012

Demolition will start this week at the former highways depot at Great Blakenham to make way for Suffolk’s energy-from-waste facility.

Eastern counties sign agreement to share Essex County Council’s economic links to China

Published 10 February 2012

Suffolk has signed an agreement to work with other councils to create opportunities for local businesses to trade internationally, in particular with China.

Fake Microsoft Engineers strike in Suffolk

Published 6 January 2012

Suffolk Trading Standards is warning residents to be extra vigilant following telephone calls from people falsely claiming to be Microsoft computer engineers.

Family ordered to pay thousands for counterfeit DVD sales

Published 15 February 2012

A Suffolk family is counting the cost of manufacturing and importing counterfeit DVDs

Female firefighters – the myth extinguished

Published 29 February 2012

SUFFOLK Fire and Rescue Service is encouraging more women to take on the life saving role of a firefighter

Final chance to support Suffolk’s campaign for better broadband

Published 5 March 2012

Suffolk businesses and residents now have less than one month left to show their support for the Better Broadband for Suffolk campaign.

Cabinet agrees plans for the future of adult care services

Published 23 February 2012

ADULTS needing care services in Suffolk will soon begin seeing changes designed to keep them healthier, happier and in their own homes for longer.

Campaign to recruit lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adopters and foster carers launched

Published 15 February 2012

SUFFOLK is playing its part in the first ever nation-wide campaign to recruit more lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people into adoption and fostering

Chip lovers urged to cook with care

Published 16 February 2012

SUFFOLK Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to cook with care when they indulge in one of the nation’s favourite foods this National Chip Week 20-26 Feb