Council news

Trader prosecuted by Suffolk Trading Standards for not carrying out work despite receiving payment

Trader prosecuted by Suffolk Trading Standards for not carrying out work despite receiving payment

Published 18 April 2017

A trader that left a flat uninhabitable after not completing work despite receiving over £10,000 to do so has been prosecuted by Suffolk Trading Standards.

94% of Suffolk children offered first choice of primary school

Published 18 April 2017

94 per cent of parents in Suffolk have been offered their first choice of primary school for their children this year.

Suffolk Record Office nominated for Record-Keeping Service of the Year

Published 13 April 2017

Suffolk Record Office nominated for Record-Keeping Service of the year at this year’s Archives and Records Association (ARA) Excellence Awards.

Samuel Ward Academy Trust becomes first Research School in East of England

Published 12 April 2017

Samuel Ward Academy Trust who are responsible for teaching around 8,000 young people has become the first official Research School in the East of England.

Sport and physical activity in Suffolk to benefit from £160,000 investment

Published 12 April 2017

Efforts to increase sport and physical activity in Suffolk have received a timely funding boost from Sport England.

Three new pre-schools to be built in Ipswich

Published 11 April 2017

We'll receive a capital funding contribution from the Department for Education of more than £835,000 toward the cost of building three new pre-schools.

Warning to residents with solar panels after victims targeted

Published 6 April 2017

Suffolk Trading Standards is asking residents to be vigilant if they receive a call from energy saving companies claiming they'll be able to save them money.

Update on horses kept by their owners at Papermill Lane and West Meadows – Ipswich

Published 12 April 2017

The following is a statement made by Redwings Horse Charity on their website. The Council is working to support Redwings and RSPCA during this time.

Suffolk Fostering and Adoption Service to launch a new approach to support foster families

Published 28 March 2017

Suffolk Fostering and Adoption Service is launching the Mockingbird Family Model of foster care in Suffolk, in partnership with The Fostering Network.

Suffolk Youth Orchestra taking part in First World War centenary commemorations

Published 27 March 2017

Held on Tuesday 4 April at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds, 7.30pm and on Wednesday 5 April at Snape Maltings, 7.30pm.