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Vans, trailers and trade waste now accepted at nine of Suffolk’s Recycling Centres

Published 1 July 2020

In line with the phased approach to reopening, people with vans, trailers and trade waste can now book to visit nine of Suffolk's 11 Recycling Centres.

Suffolk granted more funding for emergency walking and cycling schemes

Published 1 July 2020

We've been awarded more money than expected from the Department for Transport to support our plans for emergency temporary walking and cycling schemes.

Play your part to keep businesses open and stop the spread of COVID-19

Published 1 July 2020

Press release issued on behalf of Suffolk Resilience Forum published on 1 July 2020.

New plan sets out how Suffolk will prevent and respond to COVID-19 outbreak

Published 30 June 2020

A plan which sets out how Suffolk would prevent and respond to a localised outbreak of COVID-19 has been published today.

Let’s Stick With It Suffolk

Published 30 June 2020

Column by Matthew Hicks, Leader of the Council, published 29 June 2020.

Suffolk’s resilience partners continue to provide PPE equipment where most needed

Published 26 June 2020

Press release issued on behalf of Suffolk Resilience Forum published on 26 June 2020.

Medals up for grabs for kids taking part in The Daily Mile 29 – 5 July

Published 24 June 2020

Keep Moving Suffolk is offering 300 children under the age of 12 the opportunity to receive a unique medal for completing their Daily Mile.

First business benefits from council’s free solar panel scheme

Published 19 June 2020

A Lowestoft-based charity is the first organisation to benefit from free solar panels as part of Suffolk County Council’s Renewable Energy Fund.