Council news

Store owner receives suspended sentence and £3,000 fine for selling, supplying and storing illegal tobacco

Published 2 November 2018

Shopkeeper, Karzan Hamid Khalid, has received a suspended sentence of 8 months for his dealings with illicit tobacco at his store in Suffolk.

Bury Businesses Promote Sustainable Travel

Bury Businesses Promote Sustainable Travel

Published 1 November 2018

Businesses in Bury St Edmunds celebrated the achievements of organisations who've been promoting sustainable travel amongst their employees.

Suffolk residents urged to spread the word - not the flu, this winter

Published 1 November 2018

Suffolk County Council is reminding people to get a flu vaccination to ward off the worst effects of a potentially debilitating illness.

How to have a sparkling fireworks evening that doesn’t misfire

Published 31 October 2018

Evening skies will soon be lit up with spectacular fireworks, as they’re used to mark a number of upcoming celebrations.

Serial rogue trader sentenced to nine months imprisonment

Published 30 October 2018

A serial rogue trader has been successfully prosecuted by Suffolk Trading Standards and given an immediate nine month custodial sentence.

Ghouls just want to have fun – so stay safe this Halloween

Published 25 October 2018

Suffolk Trading Standards and Suffolk Fire & Rescue Service are encouraging parents and guardians to be aware of the potential dangers of seasonal accessories.

Win a table tennis table and equipment for your community group

Win a table tennis table and equipment for your community group

Published 25 October 2018

Thanks to Table Tennis England we have a Ping in the Community table tennis package to give away to a community group in Suffolk.

Contractor announced and designs to be finalised for Lowestoft’s Lake Lothing Third Crossing

Contractor announced and designs to be finalised for Lowestoft’s Lake Lothing Third Crossing

Published 24 October 2018

Leading civil engineering contractor, BAM Nuttall, has won the contract for the first stage of completing the Lake Lothing Third Crossing in Lowestoft.

Suffolk Highways facilitates move of 1,000 tonnes of renewable energy structures

Published 23 October 2018

Over £30,000 secured for new roads infrastructure as part of the move.

Taster days announced for Land and Shore project

Published 22 October 2018

A new heritage and creative arts project has launched in East Suffolk, offering an opportunity to become involved in the Lowestoft, Dunwich and Ipswich areas.