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23 August 2021

Support for young traders ahead of national final

West Suffolk Council is giving its support to young traders who will represent the region in a national competition this week.

19 August 2021

Abbey Gardens in Bury St Edmunds is fifth most visited free attraction in England

VisitEngland’s Annual Visitor Attractions Survey for 2020 (published 19 August) lists Bury St Edmunds Abbey Gardens and Abbey Ruins as the fifth most visited free attraction. The 14-acre town centre attraction welcomed some 1,021,048 visitors last year and was the only attraction outside of London in the top five.

16 August 2021

MP joins Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) event

A summer programme of events helping around 1,300 children across West Suffolk was visited by local MP, Jo Churchill and local councillors.

11 August 2021

Review to start on wheelchair accessible taxis policy

West Suffolk Council will approach the taxi industry and people with disabilities in a review of a policy which will which require new vehicles being licensed in The taxi industry and people with disabilities will have their say in a review of a policy which requires new vehicles being licensed in West Suffolk to have wheelchair access...

5 August 2021

Businesses urged to keep COVID-19 safe

Businesses across Suffolk are being urged to keep COVID-19 safe and follow guidance as well as remembering their legal duty to staff and customers.

30 July 2021

Don’t lose your voice

Electors in West Suffolk are being urged not to lose their voice on decisions that affect them by checking their electoral registration details are up to date.

26 July 2021

Havebury and West Suffolk Council partner up to provide much-needed temporary housing in Brandon

Homeless people with additional needs will benefit from new temporary accommodation from Havebury Housing Partnership and West Suffolk Council.

26 July 2021

Further investment to support West Suffolk families and communities

Community initiatives that will improve the lives of residents across West Suffolk helping health and wellbeing, can now apply for Community Chest funding.

26 July 2021

Come along and support young traders in regional finals

Young entrepreneurs will be bringing their ideas to the market and trading off in the regional finals of a national competition in Bury St Edmunds next Wednesday (4 August).

21 July 2021

‘Thanks for thinking of others’ – praise for public for continuing to take COVID precautions

Health chiefs in Suffolk have thanked the public for continuing to wear masks and observe COVID precautions since the lifting of restrictions.
The Government removed the remaining coronavirus rules on Monday July 19 under step 4 of its roadmap out of lockdown.