Council news

Ofsted confirms Suffolk County Council’s Outstanding Children’s Services as authority achieves highest rating possible

Published 21 May 2019

Ofsted inspectors have awarded Children’s Services at Suffolk County Council its top grade of ‘Outstanding' following their visit in April 2019.

Get on your bike with Suffolk’s firefighters

Get on your bike with Suffolk’s firefighters

Published 20 May 2019

Cyclists and families are invited to join firefighters and volunteers on this year’s Suffolk Fire Ride.

Try something new for Move Suffolk Week!

Try something new for Move Suffolk Week!

Published 20 May 2019

A week-long campaign aimed at encouraging Suffolk residents to be more active has been launched.

The deadline is fast approaching for parents to opt-in (apply) for school travel arranged by Suffolk County Council

Published 17 May 2019

The county council is changing its School Travel Policy for 5 to 16 year olds from September 2019.

New Highways Self Help scheme empowers Suffolk people to do more in their community

Published 15 May 2019

'Highways Community Self Help’ is designed to support and empower towns and parish councils in Suffolk to carry out minor maintenance tasks in their area.

Take part in the 2019 Walking Festival

Published 8 May 2019

With over 120 walks and events the 2019 Suffolk Walking Festival is shaping up to be one of the most creative and ambitious festivals to date.

Free compost, free advice and cheap bins to help green fingered residents

Published 2 May 2019

As part of International Compost Awareness Week (Sunday 5 May to Sunday 12 May), the Suffolk Waste Partnership is supporting ways at helping you get composting.

Further details of Suffolk stage of 2019 OVO Energy Women’s Tour on 10 June announced

Further details of Suffolk stage of 2019 OVO Energy Women’s Tour on 10 June announced

Published 23 April 2019

Riders will tackle two SKODA Queen of the Mountains climbs and contest three intermediate Eisberg Sprints from Beccles to Stowmarket.

Searching for Suffolk’s environmental superstars – deadline extended!

Published 18 April 2019

Your nominations are needed to celebrate Suffolk’s green champions at this summer’s 10th Creating the Greenest County awards.

More than 98% of pupils receive a preferred primary school on National Offer Day

Published 16 April 2019

The council received 7,505 applications from parents indicating which primary school they would prefer their child to be educated at in Reception for this year.