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Katch electric taxi bus service now running to Snape Maltings

Published 6 December 2021

One of Suffolk’s most popular destinations is in easy to reach without needing a car following the extension to electric taxi bus service Katch.

Suffolk’s end of an ERA, but Omicron risk ramps up

Published 3 December 2021

Suffolk’s status as an Enhanced Response Area (ERA) will end this week, but health bosses are urging people to get vaccinated and have their boosters.

Suffolk schools clean-up in environment competition

Published 3 December 2021

Three Suffolk primary schools were celebrating after winning awards for their ideas in a competition to promote clean air.

Annual Public Health Report focuses on Mental Health impact of Covid-19

Published 2 December 2021

Suffolk County Council has today endorsed far-reaching recommendations to improve Suffolk people’s mental health and wellbeing.

We need to keep being sensible and safe if we want to enjoy Christmas

Published 30 November 2021

Column by Matthew Hicks, Leader of Suffolk County Council

Suffolk lends its support to White Ribbon Campaign

Published 25 November 2021

Organisations across Suffolk wore their white ribbon with pride this afternoon, as the county began 16 days of action to help end domestic abuse.

Search is on for warehouse space to aid foodbanks in Suffolk

Published 25 November 2021

The council is urgently appealing for available warehouse space near to Ipswich to help provide supplies for the county’s foodbanks and local charities.

#AllMenCan help make the change this White Ribbon Day

Published 23 November 2021

By Councillor Andrew Reid, Cabinet Member for Public Health, Public Protection and Communities.

Share your thoughts on prioritising future County Council Services as part of planning the 2022/23 budget

Published 19 November 2021

Public consultation launched to find out where people place their priorities and thoughts on how council funds its services.

Launch of public consultation over housing scheme for Mildenhall

Published 16 November 2021

A public consultation into proposals by Suffolk County Council to build a new community of more than 1,000 homes to the west of Mildenhall has begun.