Council news

Support now available for young people in Suffolk leaving residential care

Published 10 August 2018

A summer BBQ was held on Thursday 9 August at ‘The Mix’ youth centre in Stowmarket to launch the ‘Staying Close’ pilot scheme.

County Council leader launches review of Upper Orwell Crossing costs

Published 31 July 2018

The leader of Suffolk County Council has launched an independent review of the costs of building the Upper Orwell Crossings in Ipswich.

Ultimate firefighter competition coming to Bury St Edmunds

Ultimate firefighter competition coming to Bury St Edmunds

Published 24 July 2018

Over 200 firefighters from across the UK and Europe will take part in a national competition in Bury St Edmunds.

Sporting memories set to be discovered across Suffolk’s care homes

Sporting memories set to be discovered across Suffolk’s care homes

Published 24 July 2018

A ground-breaking project was launched on Tuesday 24 July to provide regular sports-based reminiscence activities for care home residents and visitors.

Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service wins National Lottery support to unearth Suffolk’s Anglo-Saxon past

Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service wins National Lottery support to unearth Suffolk’s Anglo-Saxon past

Published 18 July 2018

Further investigation into the internationally important archaeology of Suffolk’s Deben valley will be possible thanks to initial National Lottery support.

Land Interest Questionnaires delivered as part of the Upper Orwell Crossings project

Published 17 July 2018

During the week beginning 16 July 2018, Suffolk County Council sent out approximately 3,000 Land Interest Questionnaires (LIQs).

Lake Lothing Third Crossing takes another step forward

Lake Lothing Third Crossing takes another step forward

Published 17 July 2018

Suffolk County Council is pleased to announce the next major milestone in the construction of the Lake Lothing Third Crossing in Lowestoft.

New community bus service linking Haverhill with West Suffolk Hospital

Published 13 July 2018

A new bookable community bus service linking Haverhill with West Suffolk Hospital will be launched next month.

£1 million funding to boost youth employment in Suffolk

Published 13 July 2018

A host of regeneration and infrastructure projects are also identified for potential share of £10 million.

Fire and ambulance services share Sudbury base

Fire and ambulance services share Sudbury base

Published 13 July 2018

A joint station for Sudbury’s fire and ambulance services officially opened on 12 July 2018 and is fully operational.