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07 Aug 2018

Solar shines on as farm funds continue to support services

One of the largest local authority owned solar farms in the UK has generated more than £1.3million of income in its second year.

06 Aug 2018

West Suffolk leads the way with electric vehicle roadshow

The first in a series of initiatives designed to encourage residents and businesses to switch to electric vehicles, will take place later this month.

02 Aug 2018

Make sure you join the chain reaction and have your say on civic leadership

Residents are being urged not to miss their chance to have their say on what civic leadership should look like for the new West Suffolk Council.

23 Jul 2018

Fayre aims to bring communities together and combat loneliness

Following the work of the Jo Cox Commission, helping to raise awareness of the problem of loneliness, West Suffolk councils interns have created the Togetherness Fayre – an event to bring communities together and combat loneliness.

18 Jul 2018

Interns mission to tackle loneliness in Suffolk

West Suffolk councils’ interns are on a mission to showcase the many opportunities that tackle loneliness for all ages in Suffolk.

18 Jul 2018

First West Suffolk neighbourhood plan made for smallest community

Hargrave, with a population of just over 300 people, one of the smallest parishes in West Suffolk, is the first to have its Neighbourhood Plan ‘made’ by St Edmundsbury Borough Council, after a three year journey to ensure its community continues to thrive.

17 Jul 2018

Abbey study finds everything from wolf skulls to air raid shelter

The first of two studies that will shape the future understanding and conservation of the 1000 year old Abbey in Bury St Edmunds has uncovered everything from a wolf’s head to an air raid shelter.

16 Jul 2018

Don’t lose your voice - residents in West Suffolk urged to look out for their voter registration details in the post

Local residents are being warned not to lose their voice on matters that affect them by completing their annual canvass form and returning it to their local authority as soon as possible.

16 Jul 2018

A new winner as West Suffolk parks raise the flag

With the school holidays starting soon, there is great news for residents across West Suffolk with news that five of its parks have been awarded Green Flags.

10 Jul 2018

Women on Wheels - Bury St Edmunds

Around 200 women took part in the ‘Women on Wheels’ ladies charity cycle ride in Bury St Edmunds on Sunday 8th July in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care.