Council news

Opinion: Traffic congestion in Ipswich

Published 10 March 2020

By Councillor Andrew Reid, Suffolk County Council’s Cabinet Member for Highways, Transport and Rural Affairs.

Fuel retailer pleads guilty and fined £60,000 for selling petrol in a drinks bottle

Published 9 March 2020

Petrogas UK Ltd, operator of the Applegreen Petrol Station on Woodbridge Road in Ipswich, has been prosecuted by Suffolk Trading Standards.

Parents can now opt-in for Suffolk County Council funded school travel for 2020/2021

Published 4 March 2020

The process to opt-in for Suffolk County Council funded school travel for the 2020/2021 school year has opened.

Discover something new with the Suffolk Walking Festival 2020

Discover something new with the Suffolk Walking Festival 2020

Published 4 March 2020

The Suffolk Walking Festival returns for its 13th instalment which looks to be the most exciting and inspired festival so far.

Working together to rescue animals safely

Working together to rescue animals safely

Published 2 March 2020

Redwings Horse Sanctuary has kindly donated equipment to Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service, to support with animal rescues.

97% of pupils receive a place at one of their preferred Secondary Schools on National Offer Day

Published 2 March 2020

97% of pupils have received a place at one of their Preferred Secondary Schools in Suffolk on National Offer Day.

Access for all at Suffolk rail stations

Published 27 February 2020

Following successful bids for funding, Needham Market and Bury St Edmunds rail stations will now receive improved access to platforms for its passengers.

Ipswich Northern Route will not proceed to the next stage following vote

Published 25 February 2020

The Cabinet of Suffolk County Council has voted to accept a recommendation that the Ipswich Northern Route should not proceed to the next stage of development.

Refilling your weekly shop without unnecessary plastic is getting easier in Suffolk

Published 25 February 2020

A number of shops in Suffolk are offering refills for a host of household items in a bid to cut down on the amount of plastic and packaging we use.

Pair jailed for secondary ticketing fraud

Published 25 February 2020

Two ‘ticket touts’ from London have been sentenced to a total of six-and-a-half years behind bars following a ground-breaking hearing at Leeds Crown Court.