Council news

Our council news section is all about how the county council's work affects you. 

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Back to school

Published 1 September 2022

Column by Councillor Rachel Hood, Cabinet Member for Education, SEND and Skills

Council creates Centre of Excellence for national projects

Published 30 August 2022

Suffolk County Council is setting up a Centre of Excellence to support other local authorities with Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs).

Letting agent sentenced after leaving landlords out of pocket

Published 30 August 2022

A Newmarket business owner convicted of defrauding his customers by over £80,000 was today sentenced to 34 months in prison.

Council to boost electric vehicle charging across Suffolk

Published 24 August 2022

The council submitted a bid of £1,362,000 to the Department for Transport, as part of the Local EV Infrastructure (LEVI) pilot scheme.

Could you help a family in need? - Suffolk Supports Ukraine

Published 24 August 2022

Column by Councillor Bobby Bennett, Cabinet Member for Equalities and Communities

Suffolk to take part in trial walking and cycling on prescription scheme

Published 23 August 2022

Walking and cycling to improve mental and physical health is to be offered by GPs in Suffolk as part of a nationwide trial.

Simple scheme to buy solar panels returns for Suffolk residents

Published 22 August 2022

Solar Together Suffolk, a scheme which has helped over 1,500 homes to install solar panels and batteries, opens for new registrations on 22 August 2022.

Suffolk fire engine set to make history

Published 19 August 2022

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service has donated one of its former fire engines to a local museum, enabling it to be preserved for future generations to enjoy.

Suffolk Waste Partnership backs national campaign to raise awareness of safe battery disposal

Published 18 August 2022

Suffolk Waste Partnership is backing a nationwide campaign urging people to safely dispose of old batteries in a bid to avoid starting fires in refuse vehicles

I hope A-level students are rewarded for their hard work this Thursday

Published 17 August 2022

Column by Rachel Hood, cabinet member for education, SEND and skills at Suffolk County Council.