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To contact the Suffolk County Council press team, email communications.team@suffolk.gov.uk or phone 01473 264389.

New public health report focuses on improving health for everyone

Published 3 December 2020

A new report from the director of public health sets out a blueprint for improving health for Suffolk residents, following the coronavirus pandemic.

Kesgrave couple star in new physical activity campaign

Published 20 December 2002

A couple from Kesgrave, near Ipswich, are set to inspire thousands of older people across Suffolk to be more active after becoming the faces of a new campaign.

County Council commits to refurbishing Bailey Bridge

Published 30 November 2020

The Council and its local members have committed funds to undertake major refurbishment works to the Bailey Bridge, connecting Walberswick with Southwold.

Current infection rates and pressure on county’s hospitals among reasons for Suffolk entering tier two restrictions

Published 26 November 2020

Press release issued on behalf of Suffolk Resilience Forum.

Lowestoft’s Gull Wing secures Government approval, work to start in the new year

Published 25 November 2020

Construction of Lowestoft’s Gull Wing will get underway early in 2021, following final approval of the scheme today (25 November 2020) by the Government.

Help us to help you this winter

Published 24 November 2020

Press release issued on behalf of Suffolk Resilience Forum.

Initial report published about SEND services during the covid-19 pandemic following Ofsted and CQC visits to local authorities

Published 23 November 2020

A report has been published looking into the support for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Call for contributions to new Pride in Suffolk’s Past exhibition

Published 23 November 2020

Call for contributions to new Pride in Suffolk’s Past exhibition while marking the birthday of Benjamin Britten.

Investing in Suffolk Trade as UK exits EU

Published 20 November 2020

As the end of the UK’s transition period for exiting the EU draws ever closer, Suffolk’s Public Sector Leaders continue to pay close attention to progress.

Suffolk schools and businesses scoop national sustainable travel awards

Published 18 November 2020

A Modeshift STARS accreditation is awarded to a business, education or community setting that actively brings about a positive change in travel behaviour.