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Lowestoft’s Gull Wing officially opens site offices, as construction work continues

Published 28 July 2021

New site offices for Gull Wing project staff have opened as work on Lowestoft’s new bridge continues to make good progress.

Katch’ – a new electric taxi-bus service running between Framlingham, Wickham Market and Wickham Market Train Station in Campsea Ashe

Published 26 July 2021

Suffolk politicians and key transport officials gather to experience ‘Katch’ – a new electric taxi-bus service.

Suffolk Archives project to lead community hub at Stowmarket literary festival

Published 26 July 2021

Volunteers from Stow Stories are joining with local groups to host an information and activity hub at Primadonna festival.

Work to begin on Ipswich Waterfront to create active travel access

Published 26 July 2021

Suffolk Highways will begin to create a wider active travel corridor along the Ipswich Waterfront.

‘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.