Council news

Another year of outstanding results for Suffolk students

Published 16 August 2018

Self-reported A-level figures show that Suffolk pupils have once again performed well with the number of A*-E grades awarded above the national average.

Councillor Anne Whybrow

Councillor Anne Whybrow

Published 15 August 2018

Councillor Matthew Hicks, Leader of Suffolk County Council, has today expressed his sadness following the death of Councillor Anne Whybrow.

Becoming a solar home will save you money, but time is running out

Becoming a solar home will save you money, but time is running out

Published 14 August 2018

You have until 22 August to register your details with Solar Together Suffolk, a council-backed scheme offering high quality solar panels at a competitive price

Free, Fit and Fed activities for 10 - 14 year olds in Ipswich

Free, Fit and Fed activities for 10 - 14 year olds in Ipswich

Published 13 August 2018

Young people aged 10 – 14 years old are being welcomed to free activity sessions being run in Ipswich over the school summer holidays.

Lake Lothing Third Crossing another step closer

Published 10 August 2018

The Lake Lothing Third Crossing Project in Lowestoft has reached another milestone, with the planning application now accepted by the Planning Inspectorate.

Support now available for young people in Suffolk leaving residential care

Published 10 August 2018

A summer BBQ was held on Thursday 9 August at ‘The Mix’ youth centre in Stowmarket to launch the ‘Staying Close’ pilot scheme.

County Council leader launches review of Upper Orwell Crossing costs

Published 31 July 2018

The leader of Suffolk County Council has launched an independent review of the costs of building the Upper Orwell Crossings in Ipswich.

Ultimate firefighter competition coming to Bury St Edmunds

Ultimate firefighter competition coming to Bury St Edmunds

Published 24 July 2018

Over 200 firefighters from across the UK and Europe will take part in a national competition in Bury St Edmunds.

Sporting memories set to be discovered across Suffolk’s care homes

Sporting memories set to be discovered across Suffolk’s care homes

Published 24 July 2018

A ground-breaking project was launched on Tuesday 24 July to provide regular sports-based reminiscence activities for care home residents and visitors.

Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service wins National Lottery support to unearth Suffolk’s Anglo-Saxon past

Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service wins National Lottery support to unearth Suffolk’s Anglo-Saxon past

Published 18 July 2018

Further investigation into the internationally important archaeology of Suffolk’s Deben valley will be possible thanks to initial National Lottery support.