Council news

Our council news section is all about how the county council's work affects you. 

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To contact the Suffolk County Council press team, email communications.team@suffolk.gov.uk or phone 01473 264389.

Why Communities and Community Led Housing has a big part to play in helping meet Suffolk's housing needs.

Published 16 March 2021

This week sees the launch of Eastern Community Homes.

Suffolk partners with environmental charity in new campaign to stop people trying to recycle disposable nappies

Published 11 March 2021

National survey reveals that more than one million UK nappy users are putting them in their recycling bin.

Suffolk County Council secures £3.1M for building decarbonisation initiative.

Published 9 March 2021

Suffolk County Council, working in conjunction with property specialists Concertus, has been successful in gaining over £3M of funding.

Lowestoft’s Gull Wing meet the buyer event: a huge success

Published 9 March 2021

Nearly 300 businesses took full advantage of a webinar last week (3 March).

Suffolk criminal exploitation initiative extended after success

Published 8 March 2021

An additional £1.4million has been awarded to extend a successful initiative that supports young people in or at risk of criminal exploitation.

Suffolk County Council launches a new website to support sustainable travel

Published 8 March 2021

The Way To Go Suffolk provides information and advice on walking and cycling, public transport, car sharing and electric vehicles.

Breaking down the barriers to accessing digital care services in Suffolk communities

Published 5 March 2021

We're committed to providing a range of accessible local care support services to help residents continue to live independently in their own homes.

Back to school

Published 4 March 2021

By Councillor Mary Evans, Deputy Leader and Children’s Services, Education and Skills.

Feedback sought to improve Recycling Centre booking system

Published 4 March 2021

People of Suffolk are being asked to rate their experience of the ‘book a slot’ system that's in place to visit a Recycling Centre.

Parents can now opt-in for Suffolk County Council funded school travel for 2021/2022

Published 2 March 2021

Parents can now opt-in for Suffolk County Council funded school travel for the 2021/2022 school year.