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27 November 2023

Call for Christmas bin-fluencers

West Suffolk Council is calling for Christmas bin-fluencers to share information on festive bin day changes to make sure friends and neighbours don’t miss a collection over the holidays.

22 November 2023

Academy Green Careers event to find ‘Greenest of Them All’

West Suffolk Council had a great day talking to year 9 and 10 students at Sybil Andrews Academy in Bury St Edmunds about how we are embedding sustainability in all our activities.

22 November 2023

EcoCarriers Shop and Drop scheme launches in Bury St Edmunds

Pedal-powered delivery crews are helping businesses in Bury St Edmunds give a greener level of service to their customers with a brand new option for shoppers.

22 November 2023

Abbey Gardens boosts biodiversity with bulbs

AA collaboration between volunteers, local schools and West Suffolk Council has given biodiversity a boost by naturalising thousands of bulbs in the Abbey Gardens in Bury St Edmunds.

20 November 2023

Not long left to book for magical, Christmas family experience

With just a fortnight to go until Peter and the Wolf Live opens in Bury St Edmunds, there’s not long left to book for this magical, Christmas family experience.

17 November 2023

Support for community defibrillator at Rugby Club

A community defibrillator which will potentially help save lives, has been installed at a town sports club after it secured funding support from West Suffolk councillors.

16 November 2023

Future Chef Competition

Calling all budding young chefs aged between 14 to 16 years! Enter our competition to win one of just 12 funded places on a six week Future Chefs Cookery Course at West Suffolk College.

16 November 2023

Barley Homes plans submitted for new Rougham development

West Suffolk Council owned developer Barley Homes has submitted plans to build 13 new homes, including four affordable ones, in Rougham.

15 November 2023

Christmas – an addict’s recovery

Ten days before Christmas 2022, Dave found himself homeless and on the streets after tragedy, addiction and a mental breakdown saw his life spiral out of control.

15 November 2023

Lottery bid to protect Abbey ruins and deliver improvements

A multi-million-pound National Heritage Lottery bid is being prepared to protect the Abbey ruins in Bury St Edmunds from further erosion and enhance the visitor experience.