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Read the latest press releases and blog posts from Suffolk County Council.
Come and visit us at the Suffolk Show this year
A column by Councillor Matthew Hicks, Leader of Suffolk County Council.
30 May 2023
Could you improve the quality of life of people living with dementia?
Residents have just one month left to enter a competition which will see virtual reality films used to help dramatically improve the well-being of those diagnosed...
30 May 2023
Suffolk residents offered chance to name new fire engines
Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service will launch its ‘Name the Fire Engine’ competition at next week’s Suffolk Show, enabling the public to name a fleet of new...
26 May 2023
£10 million new funding to fix residential roads
Local road surfaces in villages and residential areas in Suffolk should be blitzed as part of a new £10 million programme, Suffolk County Council has announced...
25 May 2023
Work begins on new Haverhill Recycling Centre
A new £2 million waste recycling centre is now being built in Haverhill.
24 May 2023
Fire service’s charity cycling challenge celebrates 10th anniversary
Entries for this year’s Fire Ride are now open, enabling Suffolk residents to show their support for firefighters past and present by taking part in the event on...
24 May 2023
Spotlight on improving air quality as county-wide strategy launched
Suffolk County Council has set out its plan for improving air quality in Suffolk following results from a recent air quality survey, as its county-wide Air Quality...
24 May 2023
Landscape gardener has fraudulent activity nipped in the bud
A landscape gardener has pleaded guilty to a string of offences, including defrauding his victims out of thousands of pounds, after Suffolk Trading Standards...
23 May 2023
Grateful to be sharing Aki’s story about what fostering meant to him
Councillor Stephen Burroughes, Deputy Cabinet Member for Children & Young Peoples Services with responsibility for Fostering and Adoption
23 May 2023
Suffolk residents urged to #ShakeItOut when recycling
A new campaign by Suffolk Waste Partnership is encouraging people to empty plastic bags and not throw them in recycling.
22 May 2023
Imports Surveillance team intercepts thousands of unsafe e-scooters
Suffolk Trading Standards is warning of the dangers of e-scooters following an increase in these being detained or refused entry due to safety concerns.
22 May 2023
Public consultation launched over proposal to restrict lorries in Eye town centre
A public consultation is underway over a proposal to limit the number of lorries in Eye town centre
19 May 2023