Council news

Opinion: Today marks National Suicide Prevention Day

Opinion: Today marks National Suicide Prevention Day

Published 10 September 2019

By Councillor James Reeder, Cabinet Member for Public Health and Prevention

Suffolk County Council school travel application update for 3 September

Published 4 September 2019

As of Tuesday 3 September, 152 spare seat applications that were received on time are still awaiting an outcome.

Opinion: Lowestoft looking to the future

Opinion: Lowestoft looking to the future

Published 3 September 2019

By Matthew Hicks, leader of Suffolk County Council.

Beccles shared Police and Fire station officially opened

Beccles shared Police and Fire station officially opened

Published 30 August 2019

The new shared Police/Fire station formally opened in Beccles on Friday 30 August 2019.

Fire Service works with local businesses to prevent accidental drownings

Fire Service works with local businesses to prevent accidental drownings

Published 30 August 2019

Bars, restaurants and businesses along Ipswich’s Waterfront have today (29 August 2019) attended awareness training in the event of anyone falling into water.

Suffolk County Council funded school travel application update

Published 27 August 2019

Information about pending and processed funded school travel applications in the county.

Opinion: Holding on to Suffolk’s History for many years to come

Opinion: Holding on to Suffolk’s History for many years to come

Published 27 August 2019

By Paul West, Cabinet Member for Ipswich, Communities and Waste.

Schools in Suffolk see an improvement in results across a range of subjects at GCSE level

Published 22 August 2019

Self-reported results from Suffolk schools released today indicate an increase in students achieving higher grades.

Suffolk bucks the national trend for vaccine rates as the UK loses its ‘measles free’ status

Published 21 August 2019

National rates for the 2nd MMR vaccine have fallen to just 87.2 % but Suffolk has bucked this trend.

Ipswich shop owners prosecuted in illegal tobacco swoop

Ipswich shop owners prosecuted in illegal tobacco swoop

Published 20 August 2019

A number of Ipswich shops have been targeted in a multiagency operation leading to three successful convictions of illegal tobacco sales.