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3 March 2021

Opening dates for Mildenhall Hub

With construction approaching completion and the Government’s Roadmap to Recovery announced, it is hoped that the public facilities in the Mildenhall Hub will be able to start to open to the community in a rolling programme from 24 May.

25 February 2021

More support for West Suffolk community and voluntary groups

In recognition of the crucial role community and voluntary groups across West Suffolk will play in the recovery phase, the Council and Community Action Suffolk have announced the first in a series of support events.

24 February 2021

Calls for fairer funding as West Suffolk sets budget to meet COVID and future needs

A budget to ensure the future prosperity of West Suffolk communities and businesses, while tackling COVID and further financial challenges, has been set by councillors.

24 February 2021

Any bin will do

With walking on the increase in West Suffolk, dog owners are being reminded that any public litter bin will do for their dog poo bags.

18 February 2021

Parking charge increases paused as council continues to back local communities

West Suffolk Council continues to help local communities during COVID-19 as it continues to pause any increase in parking charges agreed to be introduced a year ago.

10 February 2021

An extra £3 million for warmer, greener Suffolk homes

More Suffolk residents are set to benefit from Government Green Homes Grants thanks to a further successful bid for £3m funding by a Suffolk consortium of local authorities, adding to a previous award of £1m secured last year

10 February 2021

Government called for fairer funding as balanced budget proposals set to meet COVID and future needs

A budget to ensure the future prosperity of West Suffolk, while tackling COVID and further financial challenges, has been supported Cabinet members.

9 February 2021

Community Chest investment will help the lives of West Suffolk residents

Community initiatives providing counselling, support, and improving the health and wellbeing of West Suffolk residents, are all to receive Community Chest funds.

8 February 2021

Census 2021 will provide a snapshot of modern society

Households across West Suffolk will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021.

8 February 2021

£1.8m funding for West Suffolk’s public sector decarbonisation project

West Suffolk Council has secured £1.43m from the Government’s Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme to help deliver a range of energy efficiency, decarbonisation and battery energy storage projects in its climate emergency action plan. The overall value of the work being carried out is £1.8m, with the Council providing 20.5 per cent match funding to secure the grant, an investment which will deliver energy savings and when fully operational generate income and cost savings estimated at £80,000 per year across six council owned properties.