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Suffolk has really shown what it’s made of during the last year

Published 23 March 2021

Press release from Suffolk Resilience Forum.

Councils unite to tackle Bawdsey’s parking problems

Published 22 March 2021

County, District and Parish councils are working together to tackle the growing number of visitors and parking issues at the riverside haven in Bawdsey Quay.

Further road closures planned for the A140 near Eye as project nears completion

Published 22 March 2021

A temporary weekend road closure will be in place on the A140 from 8pm on Friday 26 March until 5am on Monday 29 March 2021.

Lowestoft’s Gull Wing officially marks the start of construction

Published 22 March 2021

The start of construction work on Lowestoft’s Gull Wing has been formally marked today (22 March 2021)

Community partners confirmed for county council’s mobile digital care hub project

Published 19 March 2021

Suffolk Family Carers and the Rural Coffee Caravan have both confirmed that they are ‘onboard’ and signed up to participate in the scheme.

Unpaid carers urged to register for their COVID-19 vaccination appointment

Published 19 March 0021

Appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations are now being offered to eligible, unpaid carers in Suffolk and north east Essex.

Suffolk to be included in Government's UK Gigabit Broadband programme

Published 19 March 2021

Suffolk is set to be included in its £5 billion strategy to deliver next generation, gigabit-capable broadband to the entire country.

"I urge people to continue to get vaccinated," says Suffolk Director of Public Health after Oxford AstraZeneca reviews

Published 18 March 2021

Suffolk's Director of Public Health has urged people to continue to get vaccinated against COVID-19

Suffolk launches Quiet Lanes for residents to enjoy as lockdown eases

Published 16 March 2021

Proposed route to cover over 300 miles of Suffolk countryside.

Why Communities and Community Led Housing has a big part to play in helping meet Suffolk's housing needs.

Published 16 March 2021

This week sees the launch of Eastern Community Homes.