Latest news

08 Apr 2020

Helping volunteers help the most vulnerable

Home But Not Alone coordinators at West Suffolk Council have helped get support to over 100 vulnerable people in its first full week of operation.

07 Apr 2020

Stay home, stay safe and look after your mental and physical health

The LifeLink team at West Suffolk Council are encouraging residents to take steps to look after their mental and physical health while at home during the Covid19 crisis.

07 Apr 2020

Help with bills for local sports organisations

Local sports clubs and other community organisations which keep people active can apply to an emergency fund for help with bills.

07 Apr 2020

Market traders delivering food to your doorstep

Market traders across West Suffolk are offering home deliveries to help supply food to residents during the Covid19 Crisis.

06 Apr 2020

West Suffolk Council calls for greater support for agriculture

West Suffolk Council is asking the Government to give more support to the agriculture sector during the Covid19 crisis.

03 Apr 2020

West Suffolk business praised for work responding to COVID19

A West Suffolk business has been praised by the leader of West Suffolk Council for the role it is playing in responding to COVID19.

01 Apr 2020

First grants totalling £3.82m paid to small businesses

The first grants to West Suffolk businesses eligible for the Small Business Grant Fund are to be paid from Friday alongside £34m of Business Rate Relief.

01 Apr 2020

Let’s Keep Moving Suffolk - New resources available to support people keeping active during Covid-19 pandemic

A new online resource has been launched to support everyone in Suffolk to get active from the safety of their homes and gardens or during their one session of daily exercise away from their home during the current Covid-19 pandemic.

31 Mar 2020

How West Suffolk is supporting the community response to COVID19

Community and voluntary groups that are working to help vulnerable people in their neighbourhood during the coronavirus crisis can now benefit from extra financial support from councillors and guidance to help with their vital work.

31 Mar 2020

West Suffolk Council markets to close to concentrate on COVID-19 response

A decision has been made to close the markets in West Suffolk to allow staff to be redeployed in the fight to tackle COVID-19 and its impact.