Council news

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Campaign launched to boost metal packaging recycling rates across Suffolk

Published 3 October 2022

A new initiative encouraging households to recycle metal packaging has been rolled out by the Suffolk Waste Partnership.

10th Anniversary of parkrun in Suffolk Saturday 15 October 2022

Published 3 October 2022

Suffolk will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of the first parkrun to be established in Chantry Park in Ipswich in 2012.

New Suffolk team will help more homes be energy efficient and cut bills

Published 30 September 2022

Suffolk Public Sector Leaders (SPSL) unanimously agreed to create a new Fuel Poverty Retrofit Team, helping those affected by the rising cost of living.

The Hold’s autumn exhibition, Picture Books For All, showcases work of influential printers, W.S. Cowell

Published 29 September 2022

The Hold’s autumn exhibition, Picture Books For All, opens on Friday 21 October, and explores the history of Ipswich-based printers W.S. Cowell Ltd.

Suffolk Roadsafe Partnership rolls out ANPR devices to target speeding motorists

Published 28 September 2022

Speeding motorists are to be targeted with a mobile number plate recognition system to be rolled out across Suffolk.

Ipswich Register Office Moves to Endeavour House

Published 28 September 2022

The Ipswich Register Office will be moving to new state of the art facilities at Endeavour House, from October.

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – now is the time to learn more about dementia and what support is available

Published 27 September 2022

World Alzheimer’s Day was held last week, on 21 September, as part of World Alzheimer’s Month.

Great Big Green Week in Suffolk: Creating the Greenest County

Published 26 September 2022

Great Big Green Week is the UK’s biggest celebration of community action to tackle climate change and protect nature, and Suffolk is playing its part.

A tremendously sad day that I was honoured to be able to witness

Published 22 September 2022

Column by Councillor Matthew Hicks, Leader of Suffolk County Council.

Window now open to apply for primary and secondary school places

Published 12 September 2022

Parents and carers can now apply for primary and secondary school places for September 2023.