Council news

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

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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

£265k grant available to support the vulnerable this winter

Published 26 January 2012

Suffolk County Council and its partners have successfully secured £265,000 to support vulnerable people in the county through the remaining winter months.

A safer community for isolated residents in Old Newton

Published 21 March 2012

RESIDENTS living in isolated hamlets in Old Newton are being offered Safer Home Visits by Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service

Aspiring on-call firefighters put to the test

Published 16 December 2011

Skill, stamina and strength were top of the agenda as prospective on-call firefighters faced a series of aptitude tests at the county’s new training centre

Book Mastermind 2012 crowned

Published 28 March 2012

Students from schools across Suffolk battled it out last Friday for the Book Mastermind crown