Council news

Suffolk says goodbye to the Olympic Torch

Published 7 July 2012

On its third day in Suffolk the Olympic torch passes through the west of the county.

September weekend of cycling for The Tour Ride and Tour of Britain

Published 28 June 2012

The Tour Ride East Anglia to now take place on Saturday 8th September

Life-saving flood boats launched in Suffolk

Published 28 June 2012

Cutting-edge flood boats are now available in Suffolk to help specially trained crews perform rescues during severe weather and floods.

Funding boost for transport revamp project

Published 28 June 2012

Over £18 million has been secured by central government to fund the Ipswich scheme, Transport Fit for the 21st Century.

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.