News

  1. New road safety measures in place for the county’s towns and villages

    By Suffolk County Council on March 22nd, 2016

    Twenty new temporary vehicle activated signs have been purchased by the Suffolk Roadsafe Board to help reduce anxiety around speeding, especially in locations where there are vulnerable road users. The Suffolk Roadsafe Board, which compromises of …

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  2. Suffolk to Invest in the “Screen Industries”

    By Suffolk County Council on March 20th, 2016

    Suffolk Public Sector Leaders have agreed to invest up to £230k of the Business Rates Pool, into establishing a Suffolk Film office initiative.   The UK film and television industry is a success story with a strong reputation for creativity, …

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  3. Suffolk retail chain caught repeatedly selling alcohol to minors fined £10,000

    By Suffolk County Council on March 17th, 2016

    A local business, with a history of selling alcohol to underage people was fined yesterday at Ipswich Magistrates Court, after two of their stores were caught three times on two occasions in a 12 month period. Representatives of Martin McColl …

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  4. Government green light for Wet Dock crossing in Ipswich

    By Suffolk County Council on March 16th, 2016

    The go-ahead has been given today for a new wet dock crossing in Ipswich, spanning the waterfront area of the town to connect communities with a new road infrastructure that will also serve a business and innovation centre based on an island in …

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  5. Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service showcase new life-saving equipment

    By Suffolk County Council on March 16th, 2016

    This week, Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service launched new additions to their operational equipment with a demonstration at the Service’s training centre at Wattisham as well as a display at Ipswich East fire station. The equipment will replace …

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  6. £1bn Devolution Deal announced for East Anglia

    By Suffolk County Council on March 16th, 2016

    Following weeks of negotiation between Government and local councils and LEPs a deal worth over £1bn for East Anglia has today been announced by George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer. As part of the deal East Anglia would …

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  7. Government green light for third crossing at Lake Lothing in Lowestoft

    By Suffolk County Council on March 16th, 2016

    Lowestoft will get the third crossing over Lake Lothing it has been craving for years. This great news came as part of the Prime Minister’s announcement today at Felixstowe Port, ahead of the Chancellor’s budget speech tomorrow. This news has …

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  8. Happy Birthday, Your Majesty

    By Stowmarket Chorale on March 16th, 2016

    One of the best-loved pieces of music ever written, Mozart's Clarinet Concerto, will be part of a musical celebration of The Queen's 90th birthday at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds, on Saturday 7th May at 7.30pm. Presented by Stowmarket Chorale, …

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  9. Shortlist announced for Greenest County Awards

    By Suffolk County Council on March 15th, 2016

    The shortlist of the “Green Oscars” has been announced as groups from across the county continue to contribute to the ambition of making Suffolk the greenest county.   With 12 different categories, the Greenest County Awards evening on the …

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  10. New charge for rubble, soil and plasterboard

    By Suffolk County Council on March 11th, 2016

    Suffolk residents taking rubble, soil and plasterboard to Suffolk Household Waste Recycling Centres are being advised that current restrictions to the amounts allowed will soon be removed, and small charges will apply.  From 1 April 2016, …

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