Council news

Improvement works to Northgate in Bury St Edmunds to start at the end of January

Published 10 January 2018

Transport improvements to the area surrounding Northgate Roundabout will begin on 22 January for 16 weeks.

Suffolk Trading Standards officer named in New Year’s Honours List

Suffolk Trading Standards officer named in New Year’s Honours List

Published 29 December 2017

A Suffolk Trading Standards officer has tonight been named in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.

Suffolk Family Nurse Partnership Celebrate with annual Christmas Party

Suffolk Family Nurse Partnership Celebrate with annual Christmas Party

Published 22 December 2017

The Family Nurse Partnership held their annual Christmas Party last week, celebrating their families’ achievements over the last year.

More counterfeit Fingerlings seized at Port of Felixstowe by Suffolk Trading Standards

More counterfeit Fingerlings seized at Port of Felixstowe by Suffolk Trading Standards

Published 21 December 2017

Five hundred more of the popular children’s toy, Fingerlings, have been seized by Suffolk Trading Standards at the Port of Felixstowe.

Primary School application deadline approaches

Published 21 December 2017

You have until Monday 15 January to make your application to secure your child’s place at a Suffolk Primary, Infant, Junior or Middle school for September 2018.

Ground investigations for Ipswich’s Upper Orwell Crossings to begin in the new year

Published 20 December 2017

Structural and environmental tests to finalise the detailed design for the Upper Orwell Crossings in Ipswich are to begin early in 2018.

Suffolk is chosen as one of only 10 pilot areas to retain 100% of business rates

Published 20 December 2017

The amount of money allocated to each Local Authority in England for the next financial year was announced by the Government today.

Fully funded first-time central heating systems for Suffolk residents

Published 14 December 2017

Suffolk’s local authorities are now able to provide fully funded central heating systems* to 514 fuel poor households across Suffolk over the next three years.

Ipswich trader prosecuted for illegal tobacco sales

Ipswich trader prosecuted for illegal tobacco sales

Published 13 December 2017

An Ipswich trader has been sentenced to two years imprisonment - suspended for two years for offences under the Fraud Act 2006 and the Trade Marks Act 1994.

Fake Fingerlings Seized in Ipswich

Fake Fingerlings Seized in Ipswich

Published 12 December 2017

Suffolk Trading Standards is issuing advice to parents after more than 50 counterfeit copies of a popular toy were seized from a shop in Ipswich town centre.