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Council news

Read the latest press releases and blog posts from Suffolk County Council.
09 Apr 2024
Suffolk County Council welcomes Swedish Social Care Delegation
There will be a distinctly continental feel to Social Care teams in Suffolk this week as the county plays host to a delegation of Social Care professionals from...
08 Apr 2024
Suffolk Business Board appoints interim chair
Mark Pendlington, local business leader and former High Sheriff of Suffolk, has been appointed interim chair of the new Suffolk Business Board.
28 Mar 2024
Council welcomes £11million new investment into SEND services
Suffolk County Council is set to receive an additional £10.9million to create new specialist places for children and young people with special educational needs and...
27 Mar 2024
Suffolk’s Creating The Greenest County Awards: Winners announced
Schools, businesses and volunteers have been celebrated at Suffolk County Council’s Creating The Greenest County 2024 Awards.
27 Mar 2024
Viking combs put Ipswich at the heart of the early medieval world
Ipswich can be placed at the centre of the developing early medieval world thanks to a unique collection of Viking combs, as detailed in a new book published this...
25 Mar 2024
Council appoints new Executive Director for Children and Young People
A new Executive Director for Children and Young People has been appointed at Suffolk County Council.
25 Mar 2024
Even more potholes filled as Roadmender trial hits Suffolk
The Roadmender has arrived in Suffolk, as the county sees a 34% increase in pothole repairs through extra investment, more resource, and new ways of working.
21 Mar 2024
Communities deserve transparency and fairness with all energy plans, demands Cabinet Member for Finance and Environment
Suffolk County Council is today calling for greater transparency and fairness for communities following the release of new plans for a 750-acre solar farm in Mid...
21 Mar 2024
Recognising our social workers and how they support others to live well
Column by Councillor Beccy Hopfensperger, Suffolk County Council Cabinet Member for Adult Care
20 Mar 2024
500th business receives Carbon Charter award
A business near Sudbury has been presented with a special award for their carbon reduction and environmental work.
19 Mar 2024
Suffolk becomes a Good Journey county
Suffolk County Council and Suffolk Growth partnership launch new Initiative to promote car-free travel to county visitor attractions
19 Mar 2024