Council news

Fundraisers epic West to East Cycle Challenge

Fundraisers epic West to East Cycle Challenge

Published 11 September 2018

A team of fundraisers are embarking on a west to east cycle challenge to raise money for a charity which helps people with learning disabilities in Suffolk.

New support for those bereaved by suicide

New support for those bereaved by suicide

Published 10 September 2018

Suffolk’s suicide prevention steering group has announced it will be launching a new service to support individuals, families and others bereaved by suicide.

Suffolk County Council staff member celebrates 50 years of service

Suffolk County Council staff member celebrates 50 years of service

Published 10 September 2018

Jeanette Spence has dedicated her incredible 50 year career to working with people with sight loss.

Entries for the 2018 Suffolk Care Home Olympics Now Open

Entries for the 2018 Suffolk Care Home Olympics Now Open

Published 7 September 2018

Entries have opened for the 3rd annual Suffolk Care Home Olympics.

Decades of service and bravery recognised across Suffolk’s fire service

Decades of service and bravery recognised across Suffolk’s fire service

Published 6 September 2018

Firefighters, staff and members of the public were honoured for their bravery and commitment at the annual Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service awards.

A chance to say thank you and celebrate Suffolk’s blue light services on Emergency Services Day

Published 4 September 2018

Suffolk’s 999 services are joining together to mark Emergency Services Day on Sunday 9 September 2018.

Superfast broadband coverage continues to grow

Superfast broadband coverage continues to grow

Published 24 August 2018

Superfast broadband coverage continues to increase (currently over 93%) as it was confirmed that 98% coverage will be achieved in 2020.

Councils call for power companies to co-ordinate

Published 24 August 2018

A joint statement from Suffolk County Council and Suffolk Coastal District Council, calling for better coordination of power project planning in east Suffolk.

Suffolk students celebrate improved GCSE achievements

Published 23 August 2018

More students in Suffolk have achieved expected levels of GCSE attainment in English and maths this year.

Unsafe fire blankets seized at Port of Felixstowe

Unsafe fire blankets seized at Port of Felixstowe

Published 23 August 2018

Lives and properties have been potentially saved, thanks to the confiscation of 400 unsafe fire blankets by Suffolk Trading Standards.