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Stars of Suffolk Celebrated

Published 7 December 2011

At an awards ceremony held at Endeavour House, 16 deserving winners were announced to applause, tears and standing ovations from the 280-strong audience.

Street lights to remain switched on over the festive period

Published 16 December 2011

All Suffolk County Council managed street lights will remain switched on from dusk until dawn over the Christmas period and on New Year’s Eve.

Suffolk County Council freezes share of council tax, again

Published 10 February 2012

SUFFOLK county councillors have voted to freeze the authority’s share of next year’s council tax bills for a second consecutive year.

Suffolk appoints director to lead adult care improvements

Published 28 March 2012

Suffolk County Council has appointed a permanent director to lead service improvements and efficiency savings in its adult and community services directorate

New scheme helps people stay safe in Sudbury

Published 27 February 2012

Vulnerable people in Sudbury are set to benefit from a new scheme with the support of the local community

No costs for Jubilee street party organisers

Published 15 March 2012

Suffolk County Council has announced that it will not make any charges for those holding a Diamond Jubilee street party this summer

No stress street parties

Published 6 February 2012

Street party stress will become a thing of the past as the county council simplifies the application process in time for the Diamond Jubilee.

Olympic flame's route through Suffolk revealed

Published 19 March 2012

Get ready to welcome the Olympic Flame as it's carried down your street in Suffolk

Pakefield High School tops out

Published 3 February 2012

The finishing touches were made to a specially designed roof today during a traditional topping out ceremony at the new Pakefield High School

Parents urged to have their say on school admissions

Published 26 January 2012

Today parents and carers across the county are being asked by Suffolk County Council to have their say over the proposed school admission process.