Council news

Young people get career boost from local employers

Published 13 March 2012

An influential group of Suffolk employers pledged their support to give the county’s young people the best possible start to their careers.

Young swimming novices are encouraged to dive right into the Great East Swim

Published 15 February 2012

For just £25 young swimmers in Suffolk have the chance to train for and enter one of the biggest sporting events to come to Suffolk: the Great East Swim

£26m to be saved and council tax frozen

Published 26 January 2012

Leading county councillors in Suffolk are to consider proposals which would see £26m saved from the county council’s annual budget.

£500 grants available to fund Olympic celebrations in Suffolk

Published 8 December 2011

Suffolk County Council has launched a small grants programme to enable people to organise events to celebrate London 2012

£7.5 million investment for Lowestoft High School is one step closer

Published 31 January 2012

A £7.5 million investment into the new Pakefield High School is one step closer today

Suffolk firefighters breathe easy with new safety equipment

Published 2 April 2012

Firefighters across the county are better prepared than ever to protect Suffolk people thanks to the launch of brand new breathing kit.

Public sector leaders working together for Suffolk

Published 2 April 2012

Suffolk's public sector leaders have met to find solutions to some of the big issues facing the county – including rail services, crime and the drought.

Suffolk’s greenest celebrated

Published 23 March 2012

Suffolk’s greenest were celebrated at the‘Creating the Greenest County’ awards last night.

Suffolk’s new libraries body appoints general manager

Published 26 January 2012

Suffolk’s library service in partnership with local library groups has made its first staff appointment.

Taster course announced to promote teaching to members of Black & Minority Ethnic communities

Published 13 February 2012

A taster course is being run to encourage people from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds to consider a career in teaching