Council news

Our council news section is all about how the county council's work affects you. 

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To contact the Suffolk County Council press team, email communications.team@suffolk.gov.uk or phone 01473 264389.

Felixstowe becomes a Suffolk PING! Town

Published 14 July 2021

Suffolk’s second PING! Town was officially launched in Felixstowe with the opening of 8 outdoor tables sited throughout the Town.

Suffolk County Council begins procurement process for next Highways Service contract focusing on developing local skills and talent

Published 13 July 2021

Today Suffolk County Council begins the process of finding its next long term Highways Services partner.

Easing of restrictions when visiting Suffolk’s Recycling Centres

Published 13 July 2021

Suffolk is set to continue on its path of working towards full capacity at recycling centres as Monday 19 July brings the end to lockdown.

Walk through history in LEGO® bricks this summer

Published 12 July 2021

Suffolk Archives is pleased to invite you on a family-friendly journey through famous historical moments, all imagined in LEGO® bricks!

Great Whelnetham Church of England Primary School receives national award for encouraging sustainable travel

Published 6 July 2021

Pupils from Great Whelnetham Church of England Primary School have been recognised for their efforts in encouraging sustainable travel and road safety.

One jab is half a job – why you should get second vaccination

Published 5 July 2021

Men aged between 20 and 49 are being urged by health bosses to ‘finish the job’ and get their second COVID vaccination, as figures showed they lag behind.

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.