Council news

Apprenticeship help for Suffolk businesses

Published 29 October 2012

Businesses in Suffolk are being urged to take advantage of funding available to help them recruit apprentices.

Tragic incident at Lee Valley White Water Centre

Published 3 October 2012

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service is devastated by the tragic death of Firefighter Alan Soards yesterday - Tuesday October 2nd 2012

Cabinet to discuss potential fire service merger with Cambridgeshire

Published 4 October 2012

A decision on whether Suffolk and Cambridgeshire fire services will be merged is to be discussed this month before a final decision is made in the new year.

Major conference places spotlight on Suffolk’s coast and estuaries

Published 5 October 2012

The future of the county’s breath-taking coastline and estuaries was today the focus of a major conference.

Suffolk County Council to freeze share of council tax for a third year

Published 8 October 2012

Suffolk County Council will freeze its share of council tax for a third consecutive year in April, the authority's leader has announced today.

Residential care homes set for £60m investment

Published 9 October 2012

The county council's residential care homes and wellbeing centres are set to benefit from £60million of investment, if proposed changes are approved by Cabinet

Suffolk Games Makers celebrated

Published 9 October 2012

Over 100 Suffolk Olympic and Paralympic Games Makers were recognised for their contribution to the Games at a celebration event in Ipswich

New scheme brings flood relief to Pin Mill residents

Published 9 October 2012

Residents who live on the outskirts of Chelmondiston at picturesque Pin Mill will get a boost from a scheme to defend their homes from flooding.

Suffolk museums to celebrate Museum of the Year

Published 9 October 2012

An awards event celebrating the role of museums in Suffolk will take place at the Jerwood Dance House on Ipswich Waterfront on Thursday October 11 2012.

County shows appreciation for Suffolk’s armed forces

Published 10 October 2012

Suffolk’s long history of support for the armed forces personnel that live and work in the county has been confirmed in writing.