Council news

Suffolk Family Information Service celebrates 20th anniversary

Suffolk Family Information Service celebrates 20th anniversary

Published 19 February 2019

In 1999, the council launched an impartial information service to provide childcare advice to families.

Suffolk to host opening stage of 2019 OVO Energy Women’s Tour

Published 19 February 2019

Suffolk will host the opening stage of the 2019 OVO Energy Women’s Tour on Monday 10 June 2019 - the fifth time that the race has visited our county.

University’s new solar panels to offer unique research possibilities

University’s new solar panels to offer unique research possibilities

Published 18 February 2019

New solar panels have been installed at the University of Suffolk which will provide innovative research opportunities.

Joining together to fight romance scams on Valentine’s Day

Joining together to fight romance scams on Valentine’s Day

Published 14 February 2019

Suffolk and Norfolk County Council Trading Standards marked Valentine’s Day by raising awareness of romance scams and what can be done to tackle them.

Have your say on the future of the Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service

Published 12 February 2019

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service is asking the public for views on how it manages the risks it faces across the county.

Funding agreed for Citizens Advice in Suffolk

Published 11 February 2019

Citizens Advice in Suffolk will no longer see any difference in their funding for 2019/20.

Sudbury’s Chilton Woods goes up for sale

Published 8 February 2019

Suffolk County Council is ready to market the first phases of the Chilton Woods site to developers.

Plug In Suffolk - UK’s First ‘Fully Open’ Electric Vehicle Charging Network

Published 6 February 2019

EO Charging has partnered with Suffolk County Council to launch ‘Plug In Suffolk’ - UK’s first ‘fully open’ public electric vehicle (EV) fast charging network.

Bury Leisure Centre awarded first county-wide Exercise Referral quality standard

Bury Leisure Centre awarded first county-wide Exercise Referral quality standard

Published 4 February 2019

Bury Leisure Centre has become the first Exercise Referral Scheme in Suffolk to be awarded a new county-wide quality standard.

Schools wear bright colours to launch 30 day ‘What’s Up?’ challenge

Schools wear bright colours to launch 30 day ‘What’s Up?’ challenge

Published 1 February 2019

Pupils and teachers across Suffolk donned bright colours to launch the 30 day ‘What’s Up?’ challenge which supports young people’s emotional wellbeing.