Council news

Success for Junior Road Safety Officers

Published 29 June 2012

Scores of primary school students filled the council chamber at Endeavour House this week for the annual Junior Road Safety awards.

Starting gun fired on broadband bids

Published 29 June 2012

Suffolk’s better broadband campaign reached a major milestone today as Suffolk County Council invited companies to bid for the contract worth over £40 million.

School transport plans improved following public consultation

Published 2 July 2012

Proposals to change the way home-to-school transport is provided in the parts of Suffolk with free schools have been reviewed following public consultation.

Making maths meaningful in Lowestoft

Published 3 July 2012

Teams of teens from Lowestoft high schools have been working together; using their mathematical-know-how to avoid a volcanic catastrophe.

County hits back at pylon plans

Published 4 July 2012

Strong opposition to National Grid’s proposed pylon plans is recommended in a report to the county council’s cabinet.

Flood risk support for Suffolk homes and businesses

Published 18 June 2012

A new strategy is being produced by local authorities to help Suffolk's residents and businesses understand and manage the risk of flooding in their area.

Help make councils more accessible online

Published 21 June 2012

The county council is asking local people and businesses to suggest mobile phone and tablet computer ‘apps’ which would make it easier to get what they need.

Ticketing cheats under the Scampaign spotlight

Published 25 June 2012

Music and sports fans are being warned by Suffolk Trading Standards not to fall victim to fake ticketing sites this summer.

Trading Standards' farm shop charter is finalist for top award

Published 26 June 2012

Suffolk Trading Standards' farm shop charter scheme has been recognised on a national stage at the Municipal Journal Achievement Awards held in London

Hero campaigns against loan sharks

Published 26 June 2012

A local campaigner against loan sharks has won a prestigious award at the Trading Standards Institute Conference today.