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‘Keep active during the latest national restrictions’ encourages new County Council chairman in first public statement

Published 10 November 2020

A rallying cry for people to remain active has been issued by Councillor Graham Newman, in his first public statement as civic head for the organisation.

Lockdown got us walking and cycling more – now let’s keep it going

Published 20 November 2003

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

Home, But Not Alone phoneline goes live again today

Published 3 November 2020

The Home, But Not Alone free phoneline, which supports vulnerable people in our communities who may be struggling with the impact of Coronavirus.

Statement from Suffolk County Council following Prime Minister's lockdown announcement

Published 2 November 2020

Statement by Councillor Matthew Hicks, Suffolk County Council Leader.

Suffolk County Council launches campaign to encourage residents to keep walking and cycling

Published 2 November 2020

Residents are urged to keep up the good work with their sustainable travel choices as the weather get colder.

Suffolk’s SEND Service celebrate winning prestigious national award

Published 30 October 2020

Suffolk’s special educational needs and disability service (SEND) has won a prestigious national award at this year’s Nasen awards.

New cycle parking installed thanks to Government’s Emergency Active Travel Fund

Published 27 October 2020

New cycle parking has been installed in two Suffolk towns as a result of the Government’s Emergency Active Travel Fund to help make cycling safer and easier.

Don’t let your pumpkin go to waste this Hallowe’en

Published 23 October 2020

It's estimated that of the 24million pumpkins carved each year in Britain for Hallowe’en, more than half of all these pumpkins are not eaten.