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.

Suffolk unites around support for Dementia Action Week

Published 17 May 2021

Health and voluntary sector leaders are uniting in their support for people with dementia and their carers.

Long-awaited Pride in Suffolk’s Past exhibition to open on Monday

Published 14 May 2021

The long-awaited Pride in Suffolk’s Past exhibition opens at The Hold on Ipswich Waterfront on Monday 17 May, in line with the current COVID-19 regulations.

A new electric taxi-bus service launches in East Suffolk

Published 13 May 2021

Suffolk County Council launches Katch, a new sustainable, electric taxi-bus service in the East of the county.

Suffolk test centres to close as popularity of home testing soars

Published 12 May 2021

Suffolk’s rapid testing centres for people without symptoms of COVID-19 will close by the end of May 2021.

New cycle parking installed thanks to Government’s Active Travel Fund

Published 12 May 2021

Four new cycle parking stands have been installed in Hadleigh town as a result of the Government’s Active Travel Fund to help make cycling safer and easier.

Walk in the footsteps of Anglo-Saxon Kings on new Suffolk countryside trail

Published 11 May 2021

A seven-mile walking trail near the Sutton Hoo site, has been created in Suffolk’s Deben Valley revealing the hidden archaeological secrets of the area.

Schools across Suffolk recognised for their efforts in encouraging active travel

Published 5 May 2021

Pupils from Great Barton Primary Academy and Stowupland High School have been recognised for their efforts in encouraging active and sustainable travel.

Could your street be the Street that Saved?

Published 4 May 2021

Suffolk Waste Partnership and Hubbub are on the search for a Suffolk street or community that thinks it’s got what it takes to save money by saving food waste.

Suffolk firefighters ride again - charity cycle challenge is back on

Published 4 May 2021

Suffolk and South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service firefighters and staff are re-launching their challenge to cycle the length of the UK in September.

Free compost, a hot competition and cheap bins to help green fingered residents

Published 29 April 2021

Suffolk Waste Partnership is supporting several initiatives aiming to help residents get composting during International Compost Awareness Week from 2 May 2021.