Council news

Proposed designs for Lake Lothing Third Crossing shown for the first time as consultation begins next month

Proposed designs for Lake Lothing Third Crossing shown for the first time as consultation begins next month

Published 18 August 2017

Suffolk County Council today unveils the proposed design for Lowestoft's £90million Lake Lothing Third Crossing.

More students in Suffolk pass A level exams than across the country

Published 18 August 2017

Provisional A level figures show that Suffolk pupils have once again performed well with the number of A*-E grades awarded above the national average.

National campaign led by Suffolk Trading Standards finds high levels of dangerous chemicals in leather products

National campaign led by Suffolk Trading Standards finds high levels of dangerous chemicals in leather products

Published 16 August 2017

Nearly a sixth of leather products tested in a national campaign, led by Suffolk Trading Standards have failed to reach government-regulated standards.

Taste of Tour of Britain comes to Suffolk as dignitaries cycle along the route

Taste of Tour of Britain comes to Suffolk as dignitaries cycle along the route

Published 16 August 2017

Some of Suffolk’s supporting partners, guests and councillors experienced what it is like to be part of a peloton ahead of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain.

Langer Road, Felixstowe, to be closed for five days to carry out urgent drainage improvements

Published 10 August 2017

Around 240 yards of Langer Road, Felixstowe, will be closed later this month so Suffolk Highways can carry out urgent drainage improvements.

Legal challenge to Department for Transport casts doubt on current arrangements for Community Transport provision for all local authorities

Published 11 August 2017

We're working with the community transport sector to discuss a recent legal ruling with a view to finding a way to maintain these valued services.

Night works to start early as Cullum Road improvements near completion

Published 9 August 2017

The final part of a traffic flow and road safety improvement scheme in Bury St Edmunds is being brought forward due to the project running ahead of schedule.

Two Ipswich men sentenced for illegal tobacco offences

Published 9 August 2017

Two men from Ipswich have been sentenced on 8 August 2017 for offences relating to the sales and storage of illegal tobacco.

Energy Efficiency grants now available for local retail businesses in Suffolk

Published 8 August 2017

Recent changes to European funding rules mean that retail businesses across Suffolk can access grants for energy efficiency measures.

Ground investigations take place in Lowestoft as process to build Lake Lothing Third Crossing continues

Ground investigations take place in Lowestoft as process to build Lake Lothing Third Crossing continues

Published 1 August 2017

Structural and environmental tests to finalise the detailed design for the Lake Lothing Third Crossing are currently taking place in Lowestoft.