Council news

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Suffolk County Council backs Love to Ride’s Cycle September to help make cycling the New Normal

Published 27 August 2020

Getting on our bikes is a ‘silver bullet’ to solve several twenty-first century problems, such as air pollution, congestion, obesity and heart disease.

Back to school

Published 26 August 2020

By Councillor Mary Evans, Deputy Leader and Children’s Services, Education and Skills.

Preparations are finalised for SCC funded school travel for the new school term.

Published 26 August 2020

SCC have made preparations to ensure that all pupils who are eligible for SCC funded school travel are transported to school safely for the start of term.

Lowestoft’s third crossing officially named as project given final green light.

Published 25 August 2020

Suffolk County Council’s Cabinet has unanimously approved the building of the Lake Lothing Third Crossing in Lowestoft.

New project website for Suffolk County Council’s A140 improvement scheme.

Published 25 August 2020

Suffolk County Council has partnered with Interserve Construction to deliver a vital upgrade to the A140 road near Eye, Suffolk.

Suffolk is not out of the COVID-19 woods yet

Published 19 August 2020

With COVID-19 restrictions gradually and carefully being lifted, it can feel like we are slowly emerging from this pandemic.

Suffolk winners announced for Food Savvy’s Delicious Drawings competition

Published 18 August 2020

Two children will have their ‘Delicious Drawings’ on display in local East of England Co-op stores after winning #FoodSavvy’s ‘Delicious Drawings’ Competition.

Lowestoft’s third crossing at final stage before becoming a reality.

Published 17 August 2020

The Council’s Cabinet will be asked to approve a range of recommendations next week, which will enable work to begin on Lowestoft’s Lake Lothing Third Crossing.

Remembering VJ Day, 75 years on.

Published 13 August 2020

This Saturday (15 August) is the 75th anniversary of VJ Day in the UK, marking Victory in Japan at the end of the Second World War.

Preparations for Suffolk County Council funded School Travel for September

Published 12 August 2020

Suffolk County Council are making preparations to ensure that all pupils who are eligible for SCC funded school travel can get to school safely.