Council news

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Norfolk and Suffolk go head-to-head in a food saving challenge

Published 2 July 2021

Lowestoft High Street and Staniforth Road in Thetford have been selected for the Street That Saved Challenge.

Rare remains of 800-year-old bridge found near Eye Castle in Suffolk

Published 29 June 2021

Remains of a previously unknown medieval wooden bridge have been discovered at Eye, Suffolk.

Bouygues Energies and Services awarded for street lighting contract

Published 28 June 2021

Contract awarded to upgrade the Street Lighting for Suffolk County Council.

Primary School awarded scooter parking pod thanks to Suffolk County Council's active travel campaign

Published 28 June 2021

Dell Primary School in Lowestoft is now the proud owner of a scooter parking pod thanks to pupil Oliver Grant.

Leaders earmark major investment as part of Suffolk taking its first steps on road to Covid recovery

Published 25 June 2021

A significant investment of £6.238m has been approved to support Suffolk’s long term recovery beyond the Covid-19 pandemic.

Suffolk Fire Ride 2021

Published 22 June 2021

Felixstowe Fire Station and Suffolk Fire & Rescue Service are inviting cyclists of all abilities to join them in taking part in their annual cycle sportive.

Have your say on potential permanent closure of Upper Brook Street to motorised traffic

Published 22 June 2021

Suffolk County Council has launched a consultation to gather local views on maintaining a permanent closure of Upper Brook St in Ipswich to motorised traffic.

Last chance to visit Pride in Suffolk’s Past exhibition and “coming soon”

Published 21 June 2021

There is still time to book free tickets to the Pride in Suffolk’s Past exhibition via before it closes on July 4th.

Independent review of aspects of Suffolk’s SEND services to be carried out by experts from Lincolnshire

Published 18 June 2021

A multi-agency team from Lincolnshire will carry out an independent review into SEND provision.

Refurbishment of Bailey Bridge set to begin and mitigation measures announced

Published 17 June 2021

The bailey bridge crossing the River Blyth and connecting Southwold with Walberswick is set to close on Friday 2 July 2021 to enable vital refurbishment works.