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18 August 2022

Suffolk Waste Partnership backs national campaign to raise awareness of safe battery disposal

Suffolk Waste Partnership is backing a nationwide campaign urging people to safely dispose of old batteries in a bid to avoid starting fires in refuse vehicles and waste processing facilities.

16 August 2022

Site transformation will enhance town gateway and create jobs

A former recycling centre could be transformed, enhancing a gateway used by thousands each day as they travel into Bury St Edmunds, and creating new jobs.

15 August 2022

New, accessible entrance opens at Bury St Edmunds rail station

A £1.6m scheme to improve access to Bury St Edmunds rail station was officially opened on Friday.

12 August 2022

West Suffolk Markets to finish early on Saturday due to extreme heat

West Suffolk Markets being held this Saturday 13 August 2022 will be closing an hour early due to the expected extreme heat.

10 August 2022

Councils awarded £60k for gum busting clean up

West Suffolk Council and Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils are among the first of 40 council areas to receive cash from chewing gum manufacturers to help remove the mess left when gum is spat onto the street.

2 August 2022

Parkway multi-storey to undergo essential maintenance

A programme of essential maintenance, costing around £1.4m and lasting 36 weeks, is to start at the Parkway multi-storey car park in Bury St Edmunds early next month.

1 August 2022

Junior Chef Competition

Competition for all budding young chefs aged 10 to 15 years! Enter our competition to win a funded place on an 8 week cookery course at West Suffolk College.

28 July 2022

New approach explored to bring cinema to Newmarket

West Suffolk Council is supporting the Jockey Club's aspiration of finding a way to bring a cinema to Newmarket following positive public feedback for the concept of developing screens in the Subscription Rooms.

28 July 2022

Strong demand for new apartments at town centre redevelopment

New apartments in the redevelopment of the former Post Office in Bury St Edmunds are now on market – with half of them already under offer.

27 July 2022

West Suffolk bids for UK Shared Prosperity Fund

Plans to invest £1.9 million to further strengthen the West Suffolk economy, improve job opportunities, town centres and rural areas as well as support community groups – will be sent to Government.