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Suffolk wins local government ‘Oscar’

Published 15 March 2012

Suffolk has won one of local government’s most prestigious awards for a project to build an energy-from-waste facility

£265k grant available to support the vulnerable this winter

Published 26 January 2012

Suffolk County Council and its partners have successfully secured £265,000 to support vulnerable people in the county through the remaining winter months.

A safer community for isolated residents in Old Newton

Published 21 March 2012

RESIDENTS living in isolated hamlets in Old Newton are being offered Safer Home Visits by Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service

Aspiring on-call firefighters put to the test

Published 16 December 2011

Skill, stamina and strength were top of the agenda as prospective on-call firefighters faced a series of aptitude tests at the county’s new training centre

Book Mastermind 2012 crowned

Published 28 March 2012

Students from schools across Suffolk battled it out last Friday for the Book Mastermind crown

Bring a spark to the festive period – recycle unwanted electrical goods

Published 12 December 2011

With electrical goods high up on people’s Christmas wish lists, Suffolk County Council’s waste team is encouraging people to recycle old gadgets

Bungay one way system gets green light

Published 1 March 2012

A proposal to trial a one way system in Bungay town centre has been given the go ahead

Burglar alarm scam exposed by Trading Standards

Published 10 February 2012

Suffolk and Norfolk Trading Standards are warning residents to remain vigilant when speaking to people offering free or cheap burglar alarms.

Big Jubilee Lunch on the street party menu

Published 21 February 2012

Suffolk residents are being encouraged to get together and share their Sunday lunch as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations