Council news

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

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Bus charter to deliver highest standards for passengers

Published 15 August 2022

Bus passengers in Suffolk can look forward to higher standards of service following the signing of a new charter.

Newmarket letting agent prosecuted for fraudulent trading

Published 12 August 2022

Suffolk Trading Standards has successfully secured the conviction of a Newmarket business owner who left his victims out of pocket by over £80,000.

Find out more about the Love Woodbridge & Melton project

Published 12 August 2022

Suffolk County Council wants to create people friendly streets in Woodbridge and Melton for everyone to enjoy.

Blue Badge abuser prosecuted and ordered to pay £3,504

Published 11 August 2022

An individual has been prosecuted as part of an initiative by Councils in Suffolk to tackle the abuse of the Blue Badge scheme.

The importance of buses

Published 10 August 2022

By Councillor Richard Smith, Suffolk County Council Cabinet member for Economic Development, Transport Strategy and Waste.

Suffolk supports you with the cost of living

Published 5 August 2022

By Councillor Bobby Bennett – Cabinet Member for Equality and Communities

Putting Suffolk on the big screen

Published 3 August 2022

Public Sector Leaders have agreed steps to continue to attract filmmakers to the region – putting Suffolk on the big screen.

Family photographs of WW2 Jewish refugees in Newmarket donated to Suffolk Archives

Published 29 July 2022

The 'We Have To Move On' exhibition, on until Sunday 7 August, focuses on Jewish refugees living at the Palace House Stables hostel in Newmarket during WWII.

Conference discusses potential ways ahead for rural public transport in Suffolk

Published 29 July 2022

A conference examining rural public transport in Suffolk has been held in Ipswich.

Suffolk school reaches for the STARS

Published 27 July 2022

Exning Primary School has been named Modeshift STARS Local Primary School of the Year in recognition of its excellence in promoting sustainable travel.