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28 September 2023

Council approves plans for change of pace on climate change action

West Suffolk Council is picking up the pace on climate change actions following approval at full Council on Tuesday 26 September for a new Environment and Sustainability action plan and the go-ahead to establish a £1 million Decarbonisation Initiatives Fund.

27 September 2023

New pump track for Mildenhall shapes up

A brand new £112,000 pump track is fast taking shape in Mildenhall.

27 September 2023

Mildenhall takes award as Most Active Town

Mildenhall has been awarded Most Active Town in the Suffolk Community Awards in recognition of the great strides that have been made to increase physical activity levels.

27 September 2023

Suffolk’s public sector leaders have today announced a £100k fund to spark net zero innovation across the county.

The ‘Net Zero Innovation Fund’ will provide grants to businesses for innovative solutions that drive the county towards its net zero target.

21 September 2023

Youngsters race towards new skills thanks to careers event at Tattersalls in Newmarket

Almost two hundred youngsters from five schools based in and around Newmarket took part in one of the only careers events for younger primary school children in the country.

20 September 2023

Cancelation of Western Way project backed due to public services financial uncertainty

Cancelling a major leisure centre project while reinvesting in current Bury St Edmunds facilities and continuing plans for Olding Road will reduce short term financial risk – West Suffolk Council Cabinet have recommended.

20 September 2023

Public Space Protection Orders continue but licensing policy to expire

Public Space Protection Orders which give the council and police greater powers to tackle anti-social behaviour such as street drinking, will be renewed across West Suffolk.

18 September 2023

A magical, memorable experience for families this Christmas

A magical, memorable experience set to entertain families of all ages in West Suffolk this Christmas, has already seen over 900 tickets sold in just its first week on sale.

14 September 2023

Young Traders Market: an opportunity for emerging entrepreneurs

Young entrepreneurs from West Suffolk are being invited to join the Young Traders Market as part of the West Suffolk Business Festival.

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.