Council news

Our council news section is all about how the county council's work affects you. 

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

Schools across Suffolk recognised for their efforts in encouraging active travel

Published 5 May 2021

Pupils from Great Barton Primary Academy and Stowupland High School have been recognised for their efforts in encouraging active and sustainable travel.

Could your street be the Street that Saved?

Published 4 May 2021

Suffolk Waste Partnership and Hubbub are on the search for a Suffolk street or community that thinks it’s got what it takes to save money by saving food waste.

Suffolk firefighters ride again - charity cycle challenge is back on

Published 4 May 2021

Suffolk and South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service firefighters and staff are re-launching their challenge to cycle the length of the UK in September.

Free compost, a hot competition and cheap bins to help green fingered residents

Published 29 April 2021

Suffolk Waste Partnership is supporting several initiatives aiming to help residents get composting during International Compost Awareness Week from 2 May 2021.

Merger of First Base, Harbour, Old Warren House and The Attic schools

Published 23 April 2021

The North Suffolk PRU Partnership have confirmed the planned merger of First Base, Harbour, Old Warren House and The Attic into one school.

99% of pupils receive a preferred primary school on National Offer Day

Published 16 April 2021

99.15% of children offered a place at one of their parents’ three preferred schools and 95% were offered a place at their first preference school.

Home testing now available from libraries and pharmacies as opening times change for community test sites

Published 15 April 2021

Home testing kits are now available from libraries and pharmacies across Suffolk as part of the fight against coronavirus.

Suffolk businesses say Yes 2 Test as many premises prepare to open on Monday

Published 9 April 2021

Press release from Suffolk Resilience Forum.

Reflections on a year of the Keep Moving Suffolk Campaign

Published 1 April 2021

Today, Thursday 1 April 2021, marks the first anniversary of the Keep Moving Suffolk Campaign.

Registration now open for “Life changing” Great East Run Outreach programme

Published 1 April 2021

Registration is open for the renowned Great East Run Outreach programme for inactive Suffolk residents.