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Suffolk firefighters breathe easy with new safety equipment

Published 2 April 2012

Firefighters across the county are better prepared than ever to protect Suffolk people thanks to the launch of brand new breathing kit.

Public sector leaders working together for Suffolk

Published 2 April 2012

Suffolk's public sector leaders have met to find solutions to some of the big issues facing the county – including rail services, crime and the drought.

Suffolk’s greenest celebrated

Published 23 March 2012

Suffolk’s greenest were celebrated at the‘Creating the Greenest County’ awards last night.

Suffolk’s new libraries body appoints general manager

Published 26 January 2012

Suffolk’s library service in partnership with local library groups has made its first staff appointment.

Taster course announced to promote teaching to members of Black & Minority Ethnic communities

Published 13 February 2012

A taster course is being run to encourage people from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds to consider a career in teaching

The future of Clare Castle Country Park in the hands of Suffolk residents

Published 1 February 2012

From Friday 3 February to Friday 24 February, local people will be able to submit their views and ideas to be considered.

Thousands back Suffolk’s campaign for better broadband

Published 15 February 2012

Nearly 6,000 households and businesses have so far backed the Better Broadband for Suffolk campaign.

Time is ticking for County’s greenest to step forward

Published 26 January 2012

The deadline is looming for innovative entries to the prestigious 2012 ‘Creating the Greenest County’ awards.

Trading Standards uses ‘lethal weapon’ to bag top award

Published 26 January 2012

Scooping a top award last night, Suffolk Trading Standards’ ‘lethal weapon’ in the fight against rogue traders was celebrated at the prestigious UK awards

Unwanted gifts needed in Suffolk

Published 26 January 2012

Suffolk's waste team is urging people to stop and think before discarding undesired Christmas gifts this January.