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.

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.

The Hold moves a step closer to completion

Published 21 July 2020

Yesterday (Monday 20 July) marked the practical completion of The Hold on Ipswich Waterfront and the 'handover’ of the site to Suffolk County Council.

As the economy reboots our local businesses need us more than ever

Published 14 July 2020

Published on 14 July 2020. Column by Councillor Nick Gowrley.

Funding secured for summer holiday activity and food programme

Published 10 July 2020

Approximately £963,000 of funding secured from the Department of Education to deliver a holiday activity and food programme for children in Suffolk.

Matthew Hicks Full Council Speech

Published 9 July 2020

Published Thursday 9 July 2020