Council news

Ipswich shop owners prosecuted in illegal tobacco swoop

Ipswich shop owners prosecuted in illegal tobacco swoop

Published 20 August 2019

A number of Ipswich shops have been targeted in a multiagency operation leading to three successful convictions of illegal tobacco sales.

Lowestoft shop owner prosecuted for dealing counterfeit and dangerous tobacco

Published 19 August 2019

Owner of Lowestoft convenience store Bargain Point, Tala Tariq, has been found guilty of trading illegal tobacco.

Unsafe goods totalling £23 million detained at the Port of Felixstowe

Unsafe goods totalling £23 million detained at the Port of Felixstowe

Published 19 August 2019

Nearly one million unsafe items have been prevented from entering the UK consumer market in the last year.

Keeping Suffolk’s villages safe with Lorry Watch

Published 13 August 2019

Two new Lorry Watch schemes have launched aimed at reducing the number of HGV drivers ignoring weight restrictions on the county’s roads.

A number of bus services to continue despite funding challenge

Published 31 July 2019

A number of bus services in the county will continue to run despite a reduction in public funding coming into effect this autumn.

Initial feedback suggests local community representatives are not yet convinced by EDF Energy’s Stage 4 proposals

Published 26 July 2019

Areas that were discussed included pylons, a lack of detailed information and feedback, traffic impacts, economic legacy and the impact on the environment.

Suffolk Highways supports transformer movement from Ipswich to Cambridgeshire

Published 23 July 2019

Plans are underway to facilitate a further transformer move on behalf of National Grid.

Working together to make Suffolk the greenest county in the land

Working together to make Suffolk the greenest county in the land

Published 23 July 2019

By Richard Rout, Cabinet member for Environment and Public Protection.

971 bus service from Hadleigh to Colchester to continue

Published 19 July 2019

Suffolk County Council are pleased to confirm that the 971 bus service from Hadleigh to Colchester will continue to run after the public subsidy is withdrawn.

£750,000 improvement scheme at St Peter’s Wharf, Ipswich completes early

Published 19 July 2019

The scheme which began early January 2019 is now complete and brings an enhanced, more welcoming area for residents and visitors enjoying the Ipswich Waterfront