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25 October 2022

Festive events in and around Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk from 17 November until Christmas Eve

Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk will be decorated as usual for the festive season leading up to Christmas and families will be able to join in some fun events in and around the cathedral town.

24 October 2022

Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme consultation starts

As part of West Suffolk Council’s work to ease the cost of living for communities, people are being asked to have their say on options to increase for one year the Council Tax discount given to low-income households.

19 October 2022

Fire Service training Exercise – Bury St Edmunds Multi-Storey Car park

West Suffolk Council is supporting Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service who are due to carry out a tall building training exercise in the stairwell at the B&Q end of the multi-storey car park in Bury St Edmunds between 6pm and 10pm Thursday 20 October.

19 October 2022

First taxi fees and charges increase for seven years agreed for April

Next April will see the first increase in seven years to the licensing fees and charges the taxi and private hire trade pay in West Suffolk, come into effect.

18 October 2022

Maintenance work is to be carried out at town centre car park

Essential maintenance work is to be carried out to St Andrews Long Stay Car Park in Bury St Edmunds later this month.

14 October 2022

Suffolk proposes already-planned developments for Investment Zone status

Suffolk County Council, in partnership with the district and borough councils, has today submitted an Investment Zone expression of interest to Government based around sites which are already in existing local plans or have otherwise been identified for development.

14 October 2022

Dog owners warned to clean up after graves fouled in cemetery

Dog owners are being asked to clear up after their pets at Bury St Edmunds cemetery or face prosecution.

14 October 2022

National award for innovative Hub helping improve residents’ lives

A community building which is helping improve education, health, and leisure participation, benefitting the lives of West Suffolk residents, has won a national award.

11 October 2022

First taxi fees and charges increase for seven years to be decided

The first increase in seven years to the licensing fees and charges the taxi and private hire trade pay in West Suffolk, is due to be decided next week.

10 October 2022

Emergency charity dental clinics return to Suffolk

Emergency dental clinics for residents of Haverhill who are not registered with a dentist and are suffering the misery of toothache will take place on Thursday, 20 October.