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To contact the Suffolk County Council press team, email communications.team@suffolk.gov.uk or phone 01473 264389.

Current infection rates and pressure on county’s hospitals among reasons for Suffolk entering tier two restrictions

Published 26 November 2020

Press release issued on behalf of Suffolk Resilience Forum.

Lowestoft’s Gull Wing secures Government approval, work to start in the new year

Published 25 November 2020

Construction of Lowestoft’s Gull Wing will get underway early in 2021, following final approval of the scheme today (25 November 2020) by the Government.

Help us to help you this winter

Published 24 November 2020

Press release issued on behalf of Suffolk Resilience Forum.

Initial report published about SEND services during the covid-19 pandemic following Ofsted and CQC visits to local authorities

Published 23 November 2020

A report has been published looking into the support for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Call for contributions to new Pride in Suffolk’s Past exhibition

Published 23 November 2020

Call for contributions to new Pride in Suffolk’s Past exhibition while marking the birthday of Benjamin Britten.

Investing in Suffolk Trade as UK exits EU

Published 20 November 2020

As the end of the UK’s transition period for exiting the EU draws ever closer, Suffolk’s Public Sector Leaders continue to pay close attention to progress.

Suffolk schools and businesses scoop national sustainable travel awards

Published 18 November 2020

A Modeshift STARS accreditation is awarded to a business, education or community setting that actively brings about a positive change in travel behaviour.

How Suffolk County Council is using new digital care technology to keep families connected during the pandemic

Published 17 November 2020

By Councillor Rebecca Hopfensperger, Cabinet Member for Adult Care, Suffolk County Council.

Norfolk and Suffolk join forces to launch a programme to help businesses across both counties find success in applying for innovation grant funding

Published 20 November 0016

A new programme is launched in Norfolk and Suffolk to help owners of small to medium sized businesses to apply for innovation grants to support their business.

A message to the victims of domestic abuse: “Help is there for you”

Published 13 November 2020

The current national restrictions have once again highlighted real fears for those people who face the threat of violence in their own home.