Council news

Ipswich Northern Route will not proceed to the next stage following vote

Published 25 February 2020

The Cabinet of Suffolk County Council has voted to accept a recommendation that the Ipswich Northern Route should not proceed to the next stage of development.

Refilling your weekly shop without unnecessary plastic is getting easier in Suffolk

Published 25 February 2020

A number of shops in Suffolk are offering refills for a host of household items in a bid to cut down on the amount of plastic and packaging we use.

Pair jailed for secondary ticketing fraud

Published 25 February 2020

Two ‘ticket touts’ from London have been sentenced to a total of six-and-a-half years behind bars following a ground-breaking hearing at Leeds Crown Court.

Lowestoft Archives to reopen with family event

Published 24 February 2020

Lowestoft Archives is preparing to welcome visitors again with a family event on Saturday 29 February, run in conjunction with Lowestoft Library.

New street lighting proposed to reduce the county’s carbon footprint

Published 18 February 2020

We're looking to reduce our carbon footprint by investing £9.8m in street lighting, if an LED street lighting replacement project is approved.

County Council approves budget to spend more on services for vulnerable residents

Published 14 February 2020

This includes investing £3million into Suffolk 2020 community project fund.

£500k committed to improve highways safety around Suffolk schools

Published 13 February 2020

A £500k cash boost, has been announced to refresh road markings and tackle broken or dirty signs around schools in Suffolk.

New rail link to Oxford for Suffolk and Norfolk

Published 13 February 2020

Local authorities in Suffolk and Norfolk are exploring how a new rail link to Oxford can benefit both counties.

Suffolk Highways waives fees for VE and VJ Day Commemoration events

Published 12 February 2020

In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and Victory over Japan Days, Suffolk Highways will waive road closure application fees.

Opinion: A busy week for Suffolk Highways

Published 11 February 2020

Councillor Andrew Reid: I want to make a difference to my local community by providing effective and efficient local public services in Suffolk.