Environmental news

13 September 2023

Plans for change of pace on climate change recommendations

Proposals to pick up the pace and do more with residents and businesses to reduce carbon emissions and tackle climate change will go to West Suffolk Council's cabinet.

12 September 2023

£330,000 investment in Guineas public toilets completed

Upgraded conveniences with Newmarket's first Changing Places facility are now open following the £330,000 upgrade of the Guineas public toilets.

22 August 2023

West Suffolk EV fleet grows

West Suffolk Council has added four new electric vans to the fleet of work vehicles that are driven across the district delivering services.

15 August 2023

‘Best year yet’ for West Suffolk Solar for Business Scheme

Demand for solar panel installations on West Suffolk businesses, with no capital outlay, has increased as organisations take action on cost certainty and climate change.

26 July 2023

Financial support to help make West Suffolk homes warmer

West Suffolk Council is analysing over 5000 homes identified as being among those hardest hit by the cost of living crisis in order to offer fully funded energy efficiency work that will save money for those in most need by reducing fuel bills, keeping them healthier and helping to reduce their carbon footprint.

25 July 2023

Help for Suffolk pre-payment meter customers

A package of support has been created for pre-payment meter customers in Suffolk who are struggling with their energy bills.

25 July 2023

Norfolk and Suffolk residents urged to accept Food Savvy mission to reduce food waste and serve another day

Households across Norfolk and Suffolk are being urged to sign up for a mission to do their bit to protect the planet and help get the best out of salad and vegetables.

20 July 2023

West Suffolk Council is making progress on tackling climate change

West Suffolk Council's Cabinet discussed its environmental performance report at their meeting on Tuesday, 18 June, and agreed the council was making good progress against its baselines but needed to do more to accelerate the process.

13 July 2023

West Suffolk Council making progress on tackling climate change

An environmental performance report shows that West Suffolk continues to make progress on climate change but also shows the need for more ambitious plans.

6 July 2023

‘Eye-opening’ youth conference on climate change

Young people heard a key note speech by wildlife presenter and award winning photographer Megan McCubbin from BBC's SpringWatch at Suffolk's first youth conference on climate change hosted by the Suffolk Climate Change Partnership this week.