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24 Jul 2019

£1.8m investment confirmed for Newmarket Leisure Centre

West Suffolk Council’s Cabinet confirmed a £1.8m investment in new facilities for Newmarket Leisure Centre at its meeting on Tuesday 23 July. The investment is designed to encourage more people to be more active, and to reduce the management fee paid by owner West Suffolk Council to its leisure provider, not-for-profit charitable social enterprise, Abbeycroft Leisure.

24 Jul 2019

More people using Bury St Edmunds town centre car parks

Data from the first four weeks of a parking trial in Bury St Edmunds has revealed nearly a five per cent increase in people using the town car parks.

24 Jul 2019

Shaping the future growth of the town centre

A planning application for a key strategic site in Bury St Edmunds town centre, is to be submitted with the next few weeks.

24 Jul 2019

Have your say on nationally ground breaking West Suffolk initiative

Residents are being urged to help shape a nationally ground breaking project to deliver better integrated services and outcomes for residents in West Suffolk.

23 Jul 2019

Task force agreed to take action on climate emergency in West Suffolk

Council chiefs have recommended a climate emergency should be declared in West Suffolk and agreed a new task force with ambitious aims to find practical solutions to tackle it.

22 Jul 2019

Enjoy arts and craft skills at our Summer Special

There is a chance to buy from arts and craft makers who will be demonstrating their skills at a Sunday summer mini market in Bury St Edmunds this weekend.

16 Jul 2019

New Green Flag for West Suffolk

Brandon Country Park has bagged its first Green Flag giving West Suffolk six parks and open spaces to have secured the prestigious award.

16 Jul 2019

New West Suffolk environment and climate change task force due for green light

A new task force with ambitious aims to find practical solutions to tackle climate change and environmental issues in West Suffolk could be given the green light.

15 Jul 2019

Fair to boost skills and reduce social isolation

Residents young and old from across West Suffolk are invited to two events being held next month designed to boost skills and reduce social isolation.

15 Jul 2019

Mental health in young people highlighted by Big Scream

Young people’s mental health will be the focus of an arts event taking place on Bury St Edmunds market this Saturday (20 July).