Council news

Sign up for free in time for Liftshare Week: 2 to 8 October 2017

Sign up for free in time for Liftshare Week: 2 to 8 October 2017

Published 19 September 2017

Drivers and passengers are invited to sign up for free for Liftshare Week and help get more people car sharing in Suffolk.

News regarding recruitment process for Suffolk County Council’s Chief Executive

Published 12 September 2017

A full day of interviews and assessments took place on Monday 11 September 2017 in the search for a new Chief Executive for Suffolk County Council.

Consultation announced for A12 four village bypass as part of SEGWay scheme

Published 12 September 2017

We are inviting people to have their say on proposals to build a bypass between Saxmundham and Wickham Market as part of Suffolk’s Energy Gateway (SEGWay).

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service launches 'escape plan' campaign

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service launches 'escape plan' campaign

Published 7 September 2017

The Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service has launched a new safety campaign and website highlighting the importance of fire escape plans.

Find out where and when the Tour of Britain will be passing through Suffolk next week

Find out where and when the Tour of Britain will be passing through Suffolk next week

Published 31 August 2017

Suffolk will welcome the return of Britain’s biggest professional bike race with Stage 6 due to take place in Suffolk on Friday 8 September 2017.

Suffolk students celebrate as GCSE results continue to rise

Published 24 August 2017

New self-reported statistics from Suffolk schools show that more students in Suffolk achieved expected levels of GCSE attainment in English and maths in 2017.

Work to improve Bury St Edmunds’ Spread Eagle junction to begin on 4 September 2017

Published 22 August 2017

Suffolk Highways will begin work on the Spread Eagle junction in Bury St Edmunds to improve both the traffic flow and safety for all road users.

Proposed designs for Lake Lothing Third Crossing shown for the first time as consultation begins next month

Proposed designs for Lake Lothing Third Crossing shown for the first time as consultation begins next month

Published 18 August 2017

Suffolk County Council today unveils the proposed design for Lowestoft's £90million Lake Lothing Third Crossing.

More students in Suffolk pass A level exams than across the country

Published 18 August 2017

Provisional A level figures show that Suffolk pupils have once again performed well with the number of A*-E grades awarded above the national average.

National campaign led by Suffolk Trading Standards finds high levels of dangerous chemicals in leather products

National campaign led by Suffolk Trading Standards finds high levels of dangerous chemicals in leather products

Published 16 August 2017

Nearly a sixth of leather products tested in a national campaign, led by Suffolk Trading Standards have failed to reach government-regulated standards.