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11 March 2022

West Suffolk Council lights up Apex in support of Ukraine

The blue and yellow colours of the Ukrainian flag has been shining in West Suffolk in support for the beleaguered country.

10 March 2022

Abbey Christmas everyone as five day festive events announced by partners

A five day series of festive events is set to be put on in Bury St Edmunds to boost business and help communities and visitors have a good Christmas.

10 March 2022

Deadline extended for residents to have their say on parking options

The deadline has been extended for residents in Bury St Edmunds’ 12 parking zones to have their say on options designed to improve the permit scheme and the availability of parking spaces.

8 March 2022

Cabinet to discuss ‘very significant’ concerns over solar farm proposals

A meeting of West Suffolk Cabinet is due to be held in Mildenhall to discuss proposals for a solar farm planned to be built partly in the district and Cambridgeshire.

25 February 2022

“We have listened” – taxi proposals in response to survey findings

Taxi drivers and customers will give their views on proposed licensing policy changes to wheelchair accessible vehicles (WAVs) and taxi zones in West Suffolk, next month.

23 February 2022

A budget to help West Suffolk be greener, healthier and more prosperous is agreed

A budget which will invest millions into helping West Suffolk be greener, healthier and more prosperous includes a £9million boost to reach carbon neutral status by 2030 – has been agreed by West Suffolk Council.

22 February 2022

COVID rate relief scheme opens to West Suffolk businesses

Businesses in West Suffolk who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and who have not already had business rates relief, can now apply to a special fund.

17 February 2022

Storm Eunice

Update Saturday 18 February: All our parks and cemeteries have re-opened following Storm Eunice.

16 February 2022

Powering West Suffolk Council to net zero by 2030

A new battery energy storage system has been installed at West Suffolk House as part of the Council’s work toward achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2030.

12 February 2022

Bigger, brighter and better new community centre is officially opened

A community’s ambition for a bigger, brighter and better new community centre has finally been fulfilled with an official opening held earlier today.