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24 June 2022

Haverhill business fined for breaking COVID-19 rules

A Haverhill business has been fined £2,000 and ordered to pay costs of £1,240 after being found guilty of two counts of breaking COVID-19 restrictions.

22 June 2022

We’re halfway but there’s still time to have your say

There’s still time have your say and shape the future of where new homes can be built and where employment growth may take place in West Suffolk.

22 June 2022

Help for eligible households who haven’t claimed Council Tax Rebate Grant

Households who are eligible but haven’t claimed the Council Tax Rebate Grant in West Suffolk will be receiving lower bills from today.

21 June 2022

Consultation begins with taxi drivers on fees and charges increase

Taxi drivers in West Suffolk are being consulted from today on proposals to increase their fees and charges to cover the increased safety checks and administration.

21 June 2022

Young trader competition returns to West Suffolk

Young entrepreneurs from West Suffolk are being invited to follow in the footsteps of our national winners and trade off in the heats of a market competition next month.

17 June 2022

Businesses invited to apply for a share of £1.4m COVID rate relief

West Suffolk businesses who were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are being encouraged to apply for a reduction to their rates.

15 June 2022

Light shone on ownership and improved efficiency of streetlamps in West Suffolk

Councillors are set to discuss an initiative to look at ownership of streetlights in West Suffolk as well as making them more efficient and environmentally friendly.

14 June 2022

Why West Suffolk is making it easier for residents to switch to electric vehicles

For Tim Page making the decision to switch to an electric vehicle was simple: “I wanted to be able to look my kids in the eye,” he said.

8 June 2022

RAF Honington and West Suffolk Queen's Platinum Jubilee Sunset Ceremony

Royal Air Force Honington will parade its Freedom of West Suffolk through the town of Bury St Edmunds before returning to Angel Hill for a Sunset Ceremony alongside the Army, Navy and Cadets in celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on 9 June.

7 June 2022

Clara Copponi wins Women's Tour opener in Bury St Edmunds

Frenchwoman Clara Copponi claimed the first victory of her road racing career as she sprinted to win the opening stage of the Women’s Tour in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, on Monday.