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Read the latest press releases and blog posts from Suffolk County Council.
The Hold’s spring exhibition, Suffolk’s Green Story, to explore the county’s environment past and present
The Hold’s spring exhibition, Suffolk’s Green Story: Reflect | Learn | Act, opens on Friday 3 February, and looks at Suffolk’s environment past and present, the...
26 Jan 2023
Who is your environmental champion?
There is not long left to nominate a Suffolk business, school, community, organisation or green hero for the “Creating the Greenest County Awards 2023”.
26 Jan 2023
Investment in new fire vehicles will help drive service’s continuous improvement
A column by Councillor Andrew Reid, Cabinet Member for Public Health and Public Protection
24 Jan 2023
Cabinet backs consultation on devolution deal worth over half a billion pounds for Suffolk
Councillors have agreed to progress to consultation on Suffolk’s proposed devolution deal which would hand the county more powers and funding.
24 Jan 2023
Fire service celebrates Government inspection outcome
Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service has been rated “Good” for its effectiveness and how well it manages staff by inspectors from His Majesty’s Inspectorate of...
20 Jan 2023
Temporary changes with next phase of £7.8 million redevelopment of Foxhall Recycling Centre
Users of Foxhall Recycling Centre are being advised to plan ahead as major upgrading works will temporarily mean fewer parking spaces and reduced access until the...
18 Jan 2023
Plans to boost funding for Citizens Advice to support people during Cost of Living challenges
Suffolk County Council plans to increase its funding to Local Citizens Advice by £45,000 to support Suffolk residents during the current Cost of Living challenges.
17 Jan 2023
People are the priority in working out new ways to provide social care
Column by Councillor Beccy Hopfensperger, Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care
17 Jan 2023
First couples tie the knot at Iconic Ipswich Town Hall
The first wedding ceremonies took place this weekend at Ipswich’s prestigious Town Hall.
16 Jan 2023
Suffolk’s trees and hedgerows to receive boost
Suffolk County Council plans to invest £110,000 this year to ensure that trees and hedgerows are given the best chances to thrive.
16 Jan 2023
Working to reduce our energy consumption and costs
A column by Councillor Richard Rout, Suffolk County Council’s Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance and Environment
10 Jan 2023
Temporary home for Foxhall charity Re-use Shop
The Re-use Shop at Foxhall Recycling Centre near Ipswich is to temporarily relocate to one of the borough’s most historic buildings as part of a £7.8 million...
06 Jan 2023