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Step back in time at House and Home free exhibition at The Hold

Published 15 October 2021

Take a step back in time and find out what house and home means to Suffolk people throughout history at the latest free exhibition at The Hold.

Suffolk County Council pledges to take its outstanding Sizewell concerns to the Secretary of State and the Government

Published 15 October 2021

As the Sizewell C Examination draws to a close, Suffolk County Council has set out in its final response.

Suffolk continues to create the greenest county with £150,000 for new trees

Published 15 October 2021

A joint bid by a number of Suffolk’s authorities has secured funding from the Forestry Commission to plant around 3,000 trees this coming planting season.

Suffolk businesses work hard to ensure we achieve net zero carbon by 2030

Published 13 October 2021

Creating the Greenest County Awards 2021 sponsors show how they are making a difference.

Deadline approaching for secondary school places in Suffolk

Published 13 October 2021

Parents and carers have until 31 October 2021 to submit an application to secure their child’s place at a secondary school for September 2022.

Cabinet backs £50 million bid to boost Suffolk bus services

Published 12 October 2021

A £50 million bid to transform bus services in Suffolk has been backed by county councillors.

MPs from Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex and County Councillors, unite to protect the countryside and communities from the worst impacts of new pylons and cables

Published 12 October 2021

The Off Shore Electricity Grid Task Force (OffSET) has been set up to review and respond to the Government’s Offshore Network Transmission Review (OTNR).

Opinion: Communities come together to celebrate the return of The Women’s Tour

Published 12 October 2021

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

New discoveries of Suffolk’s Anglo-Saxon past unearthed in the Deben Valley

Published 11 October 2021

Archaeologists have uncovered evidence of settlement and community 1,400 years ago at the time of the earliest East Anglian kings.

Cabinet to study £50 million plan to boost Suffolk bus services

Published 7 October 2021

Wider coverage, cheaper fares, improved ticketing, and better evening and weekend services are among proposals forming part of a £50 million plan.