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‘Thanks for thinking of others’ – praise for public for continuing to take COVID precautions

Published 21 July 2021

Health chiefs in Suffolk have thanked the public for continuing to wear masks and observing COVID precautions since the lifting of restrictions.

Suffolk says thanks for going the extra mile

Published 21 July 2021

Published by Collaborative Communities Board.

East of England public health chiefs come together to urge caution from July 19th

Published 16 July 2021

With more than 40% of people in the local region yet to be double vaccinated, council leaders and directors of public health are urging caution.

‘New lease of life’ for former Record Office Building, handed over to Eastern Angles

Published 15 July 2021

The former Record Office premises at Gatacre Road is taking on a new lease of life as it is handed over to theatre company, Eastern Angles.

Felixstowe becomes a Suffolk PING! Town

Published 14 July 2021

Suffolk’s second PING! Town was officially launched in Felixstowe with the opening of 8 outdoor tables sited throughout the Town.

Suffolk County Council begins procurement process for next Highways Service contract focusing on developing local skills and talent

Published 13 July 2021

Today Suffolk County Council begins the process of finding its next long term Highways Services partner.

Easing of restrictions when visiting Suffolk’s Recycling Centres

Published 13 July 2021

Suffolk is set to continue on its path of working towards full capacity at recycling centres as Monday 19 July brings the end to lockdown.

Walk through history in LEGO® bricks this summer

Published 12 July 2021

Suffolk Archives is pleased to invite you on a family-friendly journey through famous historical moments, all imagined in LEGO® bricks!

Great Whelnetham Church of England Primary School receives national award for encouraging sustainable travel

Published 6 July 2021

Pupils from Great Whelnetham Church of England Primary School have been recognised for their efforts in encouraging sustainable travel and road safety.

One jab is half a job – why you should get second vaccination

Published 5 July 2021

Men aged between 20 and 49 are being urged by health bosses to ‘finish the job’ and get their second COVID vaccination, as figures showed they lag behind.