Council news

Huge success for textiles recycling scheme

Published 3 August 2012

Over 20 tonnes of clothes have been recycled in the first week of The Suffolk Waste Partnership’s new textiles recycling scheme.

Busy month for business in Suffolk

Published 7 August 2012

Business will be a hot topic in September as Suffolk County Council launches a month dedicated to promoting the county as a place to do business.

Scampaign tackles phone scammers

Published 8 August 2012

Deceitful telephone scammers are on Suffolk Trading Standards’ hit list this month.

New fire station proposals unveiled

Published 8 August 2012

Southwold residents are being invited to a drop-in event later this month to have their say on proposals to build a new fire station.

Three counties celebrate new jobs success

Published 14 August 2012

New jobs are expected in our region thanks to a successful bid of £762k to the government’s Coastal Communities Fund to set up a supported apprenticeship scheme

Brecks funding gets a step closer

Published 23 July 2012

A project in the central Brecks has received an earmarked first-round pass of £1,460,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund

Final act for Colchester Road Fire Station

Published 23 July 2012

After 50 years of service, one of the last remaining landmarks of Suffolk Fire and Rescue’s former Colchester Road site is being demolished this Tuesday.

Team Trading Standards heads for the Olympics

Published 23 July 2012

Seven Suffolk Trading Standards officers are set to play an important part in the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games by keeping visitors safe from fraudsters.

Suffolk’s Olympic torch bearers honoured

Published 25 July 2012

Suffolk’s torch bearers and Olympians will do a lap of honour before Ipswich Town’s first match of the season as part of celebrating their achievements.

Successful handover of coastal countryside sites

Published 25 July 2012

Four popular countryside sites have been successfully transferred to Suffolk Coastal District Council today.