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.

Free cycling sessions for the people of Suffolk

Published 5 August 2020

We've launched our vision for cycling and walking, including “free cycling training for everyone who wants it” following the Prime Minster's announcement.

Suffolk and Norfolk businesses set for extra boost for Apprentices

Published 4 August 2020

Apprenticeships Suffolk and Apprenticeships Norfolk are launching a reward package - providing £1000 grants for businesses.

New resources will help young people understand the link between movement and mental health

Published 4 August 2020

New resources have been published to help young people in Suffolk understand how movement and physical activity can improve their emotional wellbeing.

Now is the time to change attitudes to cycling and walking

Published 4 August 2020

Opinion by Councillor Andrew Reid, Suffolk County Council’s Cabinet Member for Highways, Transport and Rural Affairs.

Growth should not be a dirty word

Published 28 July 2020

Opinion by Councillor Nick Gowrley, Cabinet Member for Economic Development, Housing and Enterprise.

Next steps to improve the region’s rail service

Published 27 July 2020

A rail scheme to provide a direct rail service to Oxford from Ipswich, has moved a step closer with the commissioning of work to develop a business case.

Staying safe in the water this summer

Published 24 July 2020

Public Health Suffolk is warning parents of the risks and advises that young children should be supervised at all times.

Stick with it Suffolk – wear a face covering

Published 23 July 2020

Suffolk residents are being asked to keep looking out for each other and combat Covid-19 by wearing a face covering in shops from tomorrow (Friday 24 July).

Good news for Sudbury as the sale of Chilton Woods moves towards completion.

Published 23 July 2020

The long-awaited sale of the Chilton Woods development site on the edge of Sudbury has reached its final phase.

We must unite to tackle climate change and save the environment

Published 21 July 2020

Column by Councillor Richard Rout, Cabinet Member for Environment and Public Protection at Suffolk County Council.