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Read the latest press releases and blog posts from Suffolk County Council.
Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service honours its heroes
The work of Suffolk's firefighters and civilian staff is recognised at its annual awards ceremony.
28 Sep 2023
360° degree Vikings
The Brecks Fen Edge and Rivers Landscape Partnership provides new opportunities to discover the key role of the Norfolk and Suffolk Brecks in the story of Vikings...
28 Sep 2023
Views sought on Suffolk walking, wheeling and cycling routes
Residents are being invited to have their say on improvements to pedestrian and cycle routes across Suffolk.
28 Sep 2023
Powerful fostering film ‘Any Of Us’ launched
Suffolk County Council is excited to announce the launch of "Any Of Us," a compelling fostering film that sends a universal message that anyone with the capacity to...
27 Sep 2023
Suffolk’s leaders announce £100k Net Zero Innovation Fund
Suffolk’s public sector leaders have today announced a £100k fund to spark net zero innovation across the county.
21 Sep 2023
Fraudster farmer who went on the run sentenced to five years
A man who conned creditors out of nearly half a million pounds then went on the run to avoid justice has been jailed after a case brought by Suffolk Trading...
19 Sep 2023
National Grid must do more on Bramford to Twinstead pylon proposals
National Grid needs to do far more to reduce the impact of reinforcing electricity transfer lines between Bramford and Twinstead, Suffolk County Council has said.
14 Sep 2023
Councils unite against National Grid pylon proposals
Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk County Councils have come together to express their collective concerns with National Grid’s proposed “Norwich to Tilbury” pylon project.
11 Sep 2023
We're not alone in facing uncertain times as we plan our budget
This time of year is when councils across the country start to report on the state of their finances, following a review of their spending over the first three...
05 Sep 2023
Inflation, SEND school transport and care costs contribute to council’s predicted overspend
Inflation, SEND school transport, and looking after children in care are the main factors for SCC forecasting to spend £22.3m over its £688.1m budget for this year.
04 Sep 2023
Awards for care workers who saved centenarian from international scam
Two care workers from Lowestoft stepped in to save a 101-year-old woman from con artists.
04 Sep 2023