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Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service praised for its work throughout the pandemic

Published 22 January 2021

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service has been recognised nationally for its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Strong interest shown by Suffolk’s communities to engage with 2020 fund project creating electric vehicle charging points

Published 21 January 2021

The council has received 50 expressions of interest from local communities across the county which want to host new electric vehicle charging points.

Suffolk 2020 fund project embraces love of the great outdoors – Discovering Suffolk

Published 20 January 2021

As part of the Council’s Suffolk 2020 fund this year, the Discovering Suffolk project has launched this week.

New home schooling resource ‘a godsend’

Published 19 January 2021

A new digital resource has been launched to help parents and carers build exercise into the daily routines of children being home schooled during lockdown.

Keeping traders and their customers safe - don’t invite COVID-19 into your home

Published 19 January 2021

Customers and traders are being reminded how to help one another stop the spread of COVID-19, when carrying out work on homes and businesses.

New vehicle banners encourage Suffolk to be food and freezer savvy

Published 18 January 2021

Waste and recycling vehicles in Suffolk will help to deliver the food savvy message and cut food waste across the county.

Coronavirus rapid testing centre opens at University of Suffolk

Published 13 January 2021

A new Covid-19 rapid testing centre has opened at University of Suffolk for people without symptoms in Suffolk.

Over 750 Covid-19 deaths in Suffolk

Published 12 January 2021

More than 750 people have now sadly lost their lives to coronavirus, according to the latest official data.

Have your say on the Post-16 Travel policy for 2021/2022

Published 7 January 2021

The county council is seeking views on its proposed Post-16 Travel Policy for the 2021/2022 school year.

Primary School application deadline approaches

Published 4 January 2021

Parents and carers have until 15 January 2021 to submit an application to secure their child’s place at a Primary, Infant, Junior or Middle school.