Council news

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Final chance to support Suffolk’s campaign for better broadband

Published 5 March 2012

Suffolk businesses and residents now have less than one month left to show their support for the Better Broadband for Suffolk campaign.

Cabinet agrees plans for the future of adult care services

Published 23 February 2012

ADULTS needing care services in Suffolk will soon begin seeing changes designed to keep them healthier, happier and in their own homes for longer.

Campaign to recruit lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adopters and foster carers launched

Published 15 February 2012

SUFFOLK is playing its part in the first ever nation-wide campaign to recruit more lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people into adoption and fostering

Chip lovers urged to cook with care

Published 16 February 2012

SUFFOLK Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to cook with care when they indulge in one of the nation’s favourite foods this National Chip Week 20-26 Feb

Community groups recognised for their work

Published 2 December 2011

Seven Suffolk community groups have received awards for delivering projects which benefit local people without depending on long term public funding.

Company fined over shipping container leakage

Published 15 February 2012

Suffolk Trading Standards has prosecuted a company for allowing bodily fluids from animal hides to leak out of a shipping container

County council services now easier to access online

Published 31 January 2012

To make it quicker and easier for people to do more of their routine business with the council online, Suffolk County Council has launched a new website.

County council’s 2012/13 budget plans published

Published 26 January 2012

£26m to be saved and council tax frozen

Crawford’s CEVC Primary School on the up

Published 2 March 2012

Improvements at Crawford’s CEVC Primary School have been recognised by Ofsted

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