Council news

Suffolk’s Most Active Community Award winners announced

Suffolk’s Most Active Community Award winners announced

Published 7 November 2018

Clare, Brantham and Hintlesham and Chattisham have scooped the honours in this year’s Suffolk’s Most Active Community Awards.

Suffolk wins praise at the national Community Energy Awards 2018

Suffolk wins praise at the national Community Energy Awards 2018

Published 5 November 2018

The Suffolk Climate Change Partnership has received a national award for supporting local communities to be more energy efficient.

Leiston GP Surgery to become a parkrun Practice

Leiston GP Surgery to become a parkrun Practice

Published 5 November 2018

A GP practice in Leiston is the first in Suffolk to be formally registered as a parkrun practice, with its local parkrun based at Sizewell.

Suffolk representative to lead Remembrance Sunday parade in front of Royal Family

Suffolk representative to lead Remembrance Sunday parade in front of Royal Family

Published 5 November 2018

Suffolk’s Chief Fire Officer, Mark Hardingham will lead over 200 members of the Civilian Services Contingent on Remembrance Sunday at the 2018 Cenotaph Service.

The Hold construction is underway

The Hold construction is underway

Published 2 November 2018

Construction of The Hold building is well underway, with groundworks, piling, and foundations taking place in this phase of construction.

Store owner receives suspended sentence and £3,000 fine for selling, supplying and storing illegal tobacco

Published 2 November 2018

Shopkeeper, Karzan Hamid Khalid, has received a suspended sentence of 8 months for his dealings with illicit tobacco at his store in Suffolk.

Bury Businesses Promote Sustainable Travel

Bury Businesses Promote Sustainable Travel

Published 1 November 2018

Businesses in Bury St Edmunds celebrated the achievements of organisations who've been promoting sustainable travel amongst their employees.

Suffolk residents urged to spread the word - not the flu, this winter

Published 1 November 2018

Suffolk County Council is reminding people to get a flu vaccination to ward off the worst effects of a potentially debilitating illness.

How to have a sparkling fireworks evening that doesn’t misfire

Published 31 October 2018

Evening skies will soon be lit up with spectacular fireworks, as they’re used to mark a number of upcoming celebrations.

Serial rogue trader sentenced to nine months imprisonment

Published 30 October 2018

A serial rogue trader has been successfully prosecuted by Suffolk Trading Standards and given an immediate nine month custodial sentence.