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Update on Gull Wing bridge construction works affecting Waveney Drive, Lowestoft

Published 26 July 2022

Work on the Gull Wing construction continues to progress.

UK’s leading digital care technology sees huge results for social care and the NHS

Published 25 July 2022

The data, released today by the Cassius service, highlights the benefits of a digital care technology service, which is the most advanced in the country.

Recent hot weather and steps towards a net zero future

Published 26 July 2022

By Councillor Richard Rout, Suffolk County Council’s Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance and Environment

‘Marvellous and Mischievous’: Literature’s Young Rebels exhibition this summer

Published 22 July 2022

The Hold’s new exhibition, Marvellous and Mischievous: Literature’s Young Rebels, is now open and runs throughout the summer.

New routes added as Suffolk County Council issues updated HGV map

Published 22 July 2022

A new map for hauliers plotting routes for journeys across Suffolk has been drawn up.

Caution still advised as major incident stood down in Suffolk

Published 20 July 2022

The major incident declared by Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service yesterday has ended but, with more dry weather forecast, people are urged to be fire aware.

Council looks to protect Suffolk following Sizewell C decision

Published 20 July 2022

Suffolk County Council will now focus its attention on protecting Suffolk, ensuring that the county sees the maximum benefits from Sizewell C project.

County Councils unanimously agree “no” to damaging pylons proposal

Published 20 July 2022

Authorities in Essex and Suffolk have united to condemn the current proposals for a 180km network of 50m tall electricity pylons.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service declares major incident

Published 19 July 2022

A major incident has been declared by Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service following a surge in fires across the county due to the heatwave.

What I want to achieve in the next year as Chairman of Suffolk County Council

Published 19 July 2022

By Councillor Robert Everitt, Chairman of Suffolk County Council