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Launch of new support line to help those with financial, job or housing worries

Published 30 September 2020

A phoneline will go live on 1 October 2020 to help people across Suffolk access information or support relating to debt, benefits, housing or employment.

Quiet Lanes Suffolk secures funding to help residents stay active and reduce their carbon footprint

Published 30 September 2020

Suffolk County Council will be investing £235,000 into Quiet Lanes Suffolk to support more active forms of travel.

Fifty employment and training opportunities to be created as contractor announced to build Lowestoft’s Gull Wing

Published 30 September 2020

Suffolk County Council has announced that Farrans, has been appointed to construct the Gull Wing, Lowestoft’s third crossing over Lake Lothing.

Health and safety of workers and community the priority as COVID-19 cases identified at Bernard Matthews site in Holton

Published 28 September 2020

Public health are working with senior managers at Bernard Matthews to protect staff and the community after eighteen employees testing positive for COVID-19.

Plotting the road to COVID recovery – Leaders agree £3.4 million investment in Suffolk’s future

Published 25 September 2020

Suffolk’s public sector leaders met today to agree collective action as part of Suffolk’s recovery from COVID-19 through coming months.

Preliminary work begins on Lowestoft’s Gull Wing

Published 25 September 2020

Preparations for Lowestoft’s new Gull Wing bridge have started with an archaeological survey.

Work to begin on temporary cycles lanes in Bury St Edmunds

Published 23 September 2020

Suffolk County Council will soon be installing temporary cycle lanes in Bury St Edmunds following instruction from Government.

Council announces £300,000 for electric vehicle charging points in rural Suffolk

Published 23 September 0020

100 fast charging points for electric vehicles will be installed in rural parts of the county by Suffolk County Council.

Recycle Week starts today! Together – We Recycle.

Published 21 September 2020

New stats show we care more about the environment than ever before.

Two staff members test positive for COVID-19 at King Edward VI School

Published 21 September 2020

Joint press release -King Edward VI School, Suffolk County Council, Public Health England.