Council news

Read the latest press releases and blog posts from Suffolk County Council.
Ipswich man sentenced following social care payment fraud
An Ipswich man, who admitted committing fraud to steal £20,000 worth of social care payments, was sentenced today at Ipswich Crown Court following a successful...
15 May 2024
Norwich to Tilbury pylons: council to object to plans and call for pause
Suffolk County Council’s Cabinet will formally object to National Grid’s current proposals for pylons between Norwich and Tilbury.
14 May 2024
Six new projects announced for Ipswich as £2 million investment fund progresses
A new viewing platform on Stoke bridge, lighting and sound equipment for music gigs and a theatre project to bring together young people from across the town are...
14 May 2024
It’s time to build a lasting legacy from the beautiful game
By Paul West, Cabinet Member for Ipswich at Suffolk County Council.
08 May 2024
Significant Suffolk Anglo-Saxon archaeology to be celebrated at event
Rendlesham Revealed, the Suffolk community archaeology project which uncovered a 1,400 year-old royal settlement of the East Anglian Kings in the Deben Valley, is...
07 May 2024
New Haverhill recycling centre on target for summer opening
A new £2 million recycling centre is on target to open on Homefield Road in Haverhill in summer 2024.
03 May 2024
Free compost, expert advice and bargain compost bins to help Suffolk residents
As part of International Compost Awareness Week (from Saturday 4 May), Suffolk Waste Partnership is supporting several initiatives aiming to help residents get...
03 May 2024
Experimental restriction on HGVs in Eye to be lifted
An Experimental Traffic Regulation Order (ETRO) restricting lorries in Eye town centre is to be lifted.
03 May 2024
Pupils champion active travel in Suffolk schools
Pupils from four Suffolk schools have been awarded nearly £2,000 worth of funding to deliver projects that promote active travel to and from their schools.
03 May 2024
Suffolk Fire & Rescue Service unveils £3.5 million investment in new equipment
New fire engines and service vehicles will be seen throughout the county following a major investment programme.
30 Apr 2024
Share your thoughts on the importance of nature in Suffolk
A new survey has been launched to find out which aspects of nature in Suffolk are most important to you.
29 Apr 2024
Vaping is less harmful than tobacco but is also not risk-free
By Councillor Craig Rivett, Suffolk County Council Cabinet Member for Public Health and Public Protection.
29 Apr 2024