Council news

Suffolk Resilience Forum declares COVID-19 major incident in county

Published 20 March 2020

The evolving COVID-19 situation has led to a major incident being declared in Suffolk.

Suffolk school closures

Published 20 March 2020

We're working with partners to close schools for most pupils while remaining open for those whose parents are key workers or are defined as vulnerable.

Elderly and disabled residents can use their concessionary bus passes earlier during coronavirus outbreak

Published 19 March 2020

Suffolk County Council is allowing concessionary travel for those with elderly and disabled bus passes before 9.30am, as the coronavirus epidemic continues.

Suffolk County Council statement on the school closure announcement from the Department for Education

Published 19 March 2020

Statement following the school closure announcement from the Department for Education on 18 March 2020.

Changes to care services for customers

Published 18 March 2020

In light of the current Covid-19 crisis, customers are likely to experience changes to the care they receive.

Cancellation of Suffolk Walking Festival 2020

Published 18 March 2020

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic Suffolk County Council and its partners have made the difficult decision to cancel Suffolk’s 13th Walking Festival.

Suffolk County Council bids for better bus services

Published 17 March 2020

Suffolk County Council as the Highways Authority has submitted a statement of intent to the Department of Transport for funds to improve some bus services.

Postponement of Women’s Tour 2020 cycle race

Published 13 March 2020

Reaction to SweetSpot’s decision to postpone the Suffolk stage of the Women’s Tour 2020 cycle race.

Councils urge Government to change approach to offshore windfarms

Published 13 March 2020

Suffolk County Council and East Suffolk Council are continuing to lobby the Government for improved coordination of offshore windfarm projects.

Suffolk wins funding for the next stage of A12 improvements

Published 13 March 2020

We've secured £830,000 of funding from the Department for Transport, to develop an Outline Business Case to take forward its plans to improve the A12.