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7 September 2022

Households urged to get food savvy and plan ahead to save money and avoid waste

As the cost of living continues to bite a new campaign has been launched in Suffolk to help families reduce food waste and save money.

6 September 2022

Road closures for Girls' Night Out and Battle of Britain Parade

Residents and businesses in the historic core of Bury St Edmunds are receiving letters warning them of possible disruption caused by road closures and parking suspension in the Angel Hill area due to forthcoming events. 

6 September 2022

How we are helping residents so they can stay warm while using less heating this winter

For Chris and Ann Britton, despite rising energy costs, keeping their home warm this winter is less of a worry than it might have been, thanks to West Suffolk Council.

5 September 2022

Only weeks left to apply to £500,000 Community Chest fund

Community groups, charities, voluntary organisations, faith groups and social enterprises only have weeks left to apply to West Suffolk Council’s Community Chest fund.

1 September 2022

National award winner is back trading in West Suffolk this weekend

The National winner of a young trader markets competition will be trading in Bury St Edmunds this weekend.

24 August 2022

Bank holiday bin collections one day late

West Suffolk householders will have their bins emptied one day late during the coming bank holiday week.

22 August 2022

Simple scheme to buy solar panels returns for Suffolk residents

Solar Together Suffolk, a group-buying scheme which has helped over 1,500 homes in Suffolk to install solar panels and batteries, opens for new registrations on 22 August 2022

18 August 2022

Suffolk Waste Partnership backs national campaign to raise awareness of safe battery disposal

Suffolk Waste Partnership is backing a nationwide campaign urging people to safely dispose of old batteries in a bid to avoid starting fires in refuse vehicles and waste processing facilities.

16 August 2022

Site transformation will enhance town gateway and create jobs

A former recycling centre could be transformed, enhancing a gateway used by thousands each day as they travel into Bury St Edmunds, and creating new jobs.

15 August 2022

New, accessible entrance opens at Bury St Edmunds rail station

A £1.6m scheme to improve access to Bury St Edmunds rail station was officially opened on Friday.