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Read the latest press releases and blog posts from Suffolk County Council.
Suffolk Trading Standards constructs case against brazen builder
A builder who received in the region of £592,000 from customers for contracts which were never completed pleaded guilty to his crimes at Hendon Magistrates Court...
07 Jun 2023
A big thank you to all our wonderful carers in Suffolk
By Councillor Beccy Hopfensperger, Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Councillor James Reeder, Cabinet Member for Children and Young People’s services
06 Jun 2023
Fire service urges people to stay safe this summer
After a record-breaking number of wildfires last year, Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service is asking everyone to be fire safety aware as the weather gets warmer.
05 Jun 2023
Suffolk’s small businesses are leading the way: how Suffolk’s businesses are helping secure our sustainable future
More Suffolk businesses than ever before are making a clear and visible statement of their commitment to reducing environmental impacts.
31 May 2023
Come and visit us at the Suffolk Show this year
A column by Councillor Matthew Hicks, Leader of Suffolk County Council.
30 May 2023
Could you improve the quality of life of people living with dementia?
Residents have just one month left to enter a competition which will see virtual reality films used to help dramatically improve the well-being of those diagnosed...
30 May 2023
Suffolk residents offered chance to name new fire engines
Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service will launch its ‘Name the Fire Engine’ competition at next week’s Suffolk Show, enabling the public to name a fleet of new...
26 May 2023
£10 million new funding to fix residential roads
Local road surfaces in villages and residential areas in Suffolk should be blitzed as part of a new £10 million programme, Suffolk County Council has announced...
25 May 2023
Work begins on new Haverhill Recycling Centre
A new £2 million waste recycling centre is now being built in Haverhill.
24 May 2023
Fire service’s charity cycling challenge celebrates 10th anniversary
Entries for this year’s Fire Ride are now open, enabling Suffolk residents to show their support for firefighters past and present by taking part in the event on...
24 May 2023
Spotlight on improving air quality as county-wide strategy launched
Suffolk County Council has set out its plan for improving air quality in Suffolk following results from a recent air quality survey, as its county-wide Air Quality...
24 May 2023
Landscape gardener has fraudulent activity nipped in the bud
A landscape gardener has pleaded guilty to a string of offences, including defrauding his victims out of thousands of pounds, after Suffolk Trading Standards...
23 May 2023