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Suffolk roads gritting, recycling and schools update @ 11:00 Monday 6 February 2012

Published 6 February 2012

Following a further night of freezing temperatures, Suffolk County Council’s gritting teams have completed treatment of all priority one and two routes.

Suffolk roads gritting, recycling and schools update @ 12:00 Sunday 5 February 2012

Published 5 February 2012

The council's gritting teams are out again today treating the county's A & B roads followed by bus and commuter routes. It follows an night of gritting A roads.

Suffolk roads gritting, schools and school transport update @ 16:45 Monday 6 February 2012

Published 6 February 2012

Suffolk’s gritting teams will be out treating the county’s A and B roads (priority one) from 18:00 this evening.

Suffolk schools set to miss out on free 2012 tickets

Published 16 December 2011

Time is running out for Suffolk schools to sign up to receive a number of Olympic and Paralympic benefits, including free tickets for children over 10 years.

Suffolk set for icy blast

Published 3 February 2012

Suffolk’s gritting teams and community volunteers are busily preparing for freezing temperatures due to hit the county over the next few days.

Suffolk sets ambition to become most active county

Published 17 February 2012

Community leaders in Suffolk will today pledged to work together to make our county the most active in England.

Suffolk bakers are ‘salt aware’

Published 16 December 2011

Bakers across the county are cutting salt levels in fresh bread thanks to an initiative run by Suffolk Trading Standards.

Suffolk celebrates Apprenticeship Week

Published 10 February 2012

During Apprenticeship Week the ‘Go with the Flow’ youth bus has been visiting high schools across the county to raise awareness of apprenticeship options.

Suffolk libraries interim board members named - Community groups asked to nominate more members

Published 6 January 2012

The three founding interim board members of the organisation being set up to run Suffolk ’s libraries have been announced.

Suffolk marks Dignity in Action Day

Published 1 February 2012

Suffolk County Council is urging those people who receive care to respond to a survey into the quality of the service being provided