Council news

New body to take over running of Suffolk libraries

Published 23 May 2012

On Wednesday 1 August 2012, Suffolk Libraries IPS will formally take over the day to day running of Suffolk libraries.

Priorities for year ahead set by Council Leader

Published 24 May 2012

Council Leader Mark Bee has today revealed Suffolk County Council’s five major priorities for the coming year.

Call for sprinklers following fatal fire in Derbyshire

Published 28 May 2012

Suffolk Fire & Rescue Service is renewing its call to install sprinklers in new properties as an essential life-saving measure.

Projects chosen to boost access to AONB

Published 28 May 2012

The new £120k fund aimed at supporting the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) has made the first of its annual round of awards

Trial scheme to save thousands of tonnes of textiles from landfill

Published 28 May 2012

Thousands of tonnes of textiles could be recycled and thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ money could be saved with the introduction of a trial recycling scheme.

National Grid pylons plan criticised

Published 29 May 2012

Campaigners and councillors have joined forces to criticise National Grid’s plans to underground just five miles of their 17-mile pylon route across Suffolk

Pupils get arty for the Royal party

Published 31 May 2012

Crowns, thrones and corgis have been lovingly crafted from recycled materials as part of a Jubilee art competition for all Suffolk’s school pupils.

Suffolk unites behind bid for fire sprinklers

Published 14 May 2012

Influential leaders from government and industry are pledging support for lifesaving fire sprinkler systems to protect Suffolk people, businesses and schools.

‘Scampaign’ kicks off with doorstep sales advice

Published 15 May 2012

Unscrupulous doorstep sellers are under the spotlight this month as Trading Standards begins its six month long ‘Scampaign’.

Suffolk Summer of Sport launched

Published 16 May 2012

A summer long programme of sport inspired by the London 2012 Games has been launched today for all young people in Suffolk.