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We are supporting schools as they welcome back more pupils

Published 2 June 2020

By Mary Evans Cabinet Member for Children’s Services, Education and Skills.

Suffolk works on creating safer places as lockdown measures ease

Published 29 May 2020

Press release issued on behalf of Suffolk Resilience Forum published on 29 May 2020.

More booking slots released following the successful re-opening of Suffolk’s Recycling Centres

Published 27 May 2020

Following the successful re-opening of Suffolk’s Recycling Centres, 2,068 additional appointments are now available each week.

A thank you to business groups in Suffolk for response to coronavirus

Published 26 May 2020

Column by Nick Gowrley Cabinet Member for Economic Development, Housing and Enterprise.

From Dunkirk with love - letter finally delivered, 80 years late

Published 22 May 2020

Suffolk Archives has produced a new online display showcasing extracts from undelivered letters written by soldiers from the Suffolk Regiment.

Suffolk creates safer places as communities begin to re-open during Covid-19 response

Published 22 May 2020

Guidance and advice on how safe, social distancing measures can be maintained as shops and businesses begin to re-open.

People in Suffolk to benefit from a virtual care response

Published 22 May 2020

Suffolk County Council, in partnership with RETHINK Partners and Alcove are providing virtual care and support to vulnerable or shielded people.

Be responsible, save lives and stick with it this bank holiday weekend

Published 22 May 2020

Press release issued on behalf of Suffolk Resilience Forum. Published on 22 May 2020.

Domestic abuse helpline extended to offer round the clock support in Suffolk

Published 22 May 2020

Suffolk County Council working with Anglia Care Trust has extended its Domestic Abuse Helpline.