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Over 98% of pupils receive a place at one of their preferred Secondary Schools on National Offer Day

Published 1 March 2021

98.16% of pupils have received a place at one of their Preferred Secondary Schools in Suffolk on National Offer Day.

Weekend road closure planned for the A140 near Eye

Published 24 February 2021

A temporary weekend road closure will be in place on the A140 from 20:00hrs on Friday 26 February until 05:00hr on Monday 01 March 2021.

Suffolk County Council's cabinet confirms its support for Freeport East

Published 23 February 2021

The cabinet of the county council has confirmed its support for the creation of a new Freeport (Freeport East).

"The end really is in sight now," - County Council Leader responds to latest lockdown easing announcement

Published 22 February 2021

The Leader of Suffolk County Council has responded to the latest lockdown easing announcement from the Prime Minister.

New hedgerow planted in Great Barton as part of Suffolk 2020 tree planting programme to increase biodiversity

Published 22 February 2021

A new mixed-species hedgerow has been planted in Great Barton as part of Suffolk County Council’s Suffolk 2020 project.

16 new COVID-19 rapid testing centres to open in Suffolk

Published 19 February 2021

A further 16 rapid testing centres for COVID-19 are to open in Suffolk, bringing the total number of centres to 28.

Highways doubles drainage budget following £27.2m announcement.

Published 17 February 2021

Suffolk Highways has allocated an extra £2m to support the fight against flooding.

Superheroes wear a mask – Don’t give Covid-19 the opportunity to spread

Published 16 February 2021

Column by Councillor James Reeder, Suffolk County Council Cabinet Member for Public Health and Prevention.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service announces loss of Firefighter Rudie Mann

Published 15 February 2021

Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with the family and close colleagues of Firefighter Rudie Mann.