Council news

Property developer’s guide agreed to help economic growth in Suffolk

Published 22 February 2012

Suffolk County Council has approved a guide making it easier for developers to plan new developments and work with councils to benefit local communities.

Record breaking year for Suffolk’s ‘Green Oscars’

Published 8 February 2012

A record breaking number of entries have been received for the prestigious Creating the Greenest County awards this year.

Full Council recommended to back council tax freeze

Published 26 January 2012

Suffolk county councillors have been recommended to freeze the authority’s share of next year’s council tax bills when they agree the council’s 2012/13 budget.

Halesworth votes yes to improved sporting future

Published 26 January 2012

People in Halesworth have overwhelmingly backed a proposal that will eventually create new, state of the art sports facilities

Holiday scammers on the prowl

Published 26 January 2012

Officially the most depressing day of the year is fast approaching and Suffolk Trading Standards is warning people to be vigilant when booking a sunny holiday

Leader pays tribute to county councillor Russell Harsant

Published 26 January 2012

The Leader of Suffolk County Council has paid tribute to county councillor Russell Harsant, who passed away in the early hours of this morning.

More pupils get their first choice school

Published 2 March 2012

NEW figures released today show that 97.20% of students applying for a place at one of Suffolk’s high or upper schools got their first preference place.

Needham Market set to celebrate the Paralympic Torch Relay

Published 29 February 2012

Needham Market is one of 34 communities across the country that will host Flame Celebrations as part of the London 2012 Paralympic Torch Relay

New chief executive starts at Suffolk County Council

Published 19 December 2011

Deborah Cadman OBE has today started as Suffolk County Council’s new chief executive.

Defuse the danger during Electrical Fire Safety Week

Published 26 January 2012

Shocking statistics show that half of all accidental house fires in the past year were caused by faulty or misused electrical equipment.