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22 Mar 2019

West Suffolk prepares for first election for new West Suffolk Council

Voters are being asked to make sure they are ready to ‘make their mark’ for the first election of the new West Suffolk Council.

21 Mar 2019

Cinema next step confirmed

Forest Heath Council meeting for the last time before it becomes West Suffolk Council, has marked its commitment to Newmarket with support worth £210,000 for a final business case to bring a cinema to the town centre.

21 Mar 2019

What is important to you about the Abbey of St Edmund?

Bury St Edmunds attracts millions of tourists each year with a large number enjoying The Abbey Gardens, St Edmundsbury Cathedral and St Mary’s Church.

20 Mar 2019

Work means even easier access to enjoy Haverhill park

People in the Haverhill area are being helped and encouraged to enjoy even more of the great outdoors thanks to two projects.

14 Mar 2019

A new way to help the homeless and vulnerable in Newmarket

A community led campaign is asking people in Newmarket to think about how and why they give to homeless people or people they see on the street.

14 Mar 2019

“I feel brighter and more upbeat” the success of social prescribing

The success of a West Suffolk project that is improving lives and making people feel better connected to their community is being celebrated this week.

13 Mar 2019

Café owner prosecuted over food hygiene and safety offences

Environmental health officers at West Suffolk councils have prosecuted a café owner after he admitted more than 20 food hygiene and health and safety offences.

12 Mar 2019

Community work of Heritage Partnership backed by councillors

Children’s theatre workshops and other events to encourage the community to engage in the work of the Abbey of St Edmund Heritage Partnership have been backed by councillor funding.

12 Mar 2019

Help to prevent struggling tenants from becoming homeless

Struggling tenants who are unable to pay their rent because they’ve lost their job or are ill, could get financial support to stop them being made homeless.

11 Mar 2019

Milestone marked on operational hub

A key point in the construction of the new £23 million West Suffolk Operational Hub (WSOH) has been celebrated with a steel signing ceremony on site.