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2 October 2023

Celebrating a love of literature, councillors give support to festival

A festival which celebrates the love of literature to inspire more people to read and even to write, takes place later this month with support from local councillors.

2 October 2023

Views sought on Suffolk walking, wheeling and cycling routes

Residents are being invited to have their say on improvements to pedestrian and cycle routes across Suffolk.

29 September 2023

Free net zero advice for Suffolk businesses and organisations

Community and environment charity Groundwork East is partnering with Suffolk’s local authorities to deliver free and impartial expert advice to help businesses and organisations save energy, reduce their emissions and establish tailored decarbonisation plans.

28 September 2023

Council approves plans for change of pace on climate change action

West Suffolk Council is picking up the pace on climate change actions following approval at full Council on Tuesday 26 September for a new Environment and Sustainability action plan and the go-ahead to establish a £1 million Decarbonisation Initiatives Fund.

27 September 2023

Cancellation of Western Way project in Bury St Edmunds backed due to public services financial uncertainty

To reduce short term financial risk in challenging times West Suffolk Council has voted to cancel proposals for a major leisure centre and continue to reinvest in the current Bury St Edmunds facilities.

27 September 2023

New pump track for Mildenhall shapes up

A brand new £112,000 pump track is fast taking shape in Mildenhall.

27 September 2023

Mildenhall takes award as Most Active Town

Mildenhall has been awarded Most Active Town in the Suffolk Community Awards in recognition of the great strides that have been made to increase physical activity levels.

27 September 2023

Suffolk’s public sector leaders have today announced a £100k fund to spark net zero innovation across the county.

The ‘Net Zero Innovation Fund’ will provide grants to businesses for innovative solutions that drive the county towards its net zero target.

21 September 2023

Youngsters race towards new skills thanks to careers event at Tattersalls in Newmarket

Almost two hundred youngsters from five schools based in and around Newmarket took part in one of the only careers events for younger primary school children in the country.

20 September 2023

Cancelation of Western Way project backed due to public services financial uncertainty

Cancelling a major leisure centre project while reinvesting in current Bury St Edmunds facilities and continuing plans for Olding Road will reduce short term financial risk – West Suffolk Council Cabinet have recommended.