Council news

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A temporary relaxation of concessionary travel arrangements in Suffolk will end next month to help bus companies manage social distancing

Published 19 June 2020

As more people return to work, public transport operators face the challenge of meeting this extra demand and ensuring adherence to Government guidance.

A joint statement from Suffolk County Council and Babergh District Council

Published 17 June 2020

Published on 17 June 2020.

NHS Test and Trace

Published 16 June 2020

Published on 16 June 2020.

Play your part in creating a safer Suffolk

Published 15 June 2020

Press release issued on behalf of Suffolk Resilience Forum published on 15 June 2020.

Foxhall Re-use Shop to reopen

Published 11 June 2020

Council presses government to provide lifetime benefits from large energy projects

Published 10 June 2020

Local communities and businesses should get the best possible deal, if projects such as offshore windfarms land in the county.

Let's Stick with it Suffolk

Published 9 June 2020

Article by Councillor Matthew Hicks, leader of Suffolk County Council.

Suffolk’s plan for more walking and cycling

Published 8 June 2020

Suffolk County Council outlines its proposed plans for active travel improvements for walking and cycling in Suffolk.

Improving Suffolk’s wellbeing and mental health with a simple ‘thank you’

Published 4 June 2020

A new, colourful way for people across Suffolk to show their appreciation for others, is underway in Suffolk.

Better Broadband for Suffolk reaches 100,000th customer as third phase contract is agreed

Published 3 June 2020

More than 100,000 households across Suffolk are already using faster broadband, thanks to the council-led Better Broadband for Suffolk programme.