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03 Jul 2020

Clap your hands this NHS birthday weekend

It’s the 72nd birthday of the NHS this weekend - and people across Suffolk and north east Essex are invited to join in the national ‘thank you’ celebrations – aimed at thanking not only NHS and other key workers but all those who have volunteered or helped keep services and community networks working well.

01 Jul 2020

Consultation on renewal of Bury St Edmunds alcohol licensing policy

Residents and alcohol licence holders in the centre of Bury St Edmunds are being asked if they wish to retain a policy designed to help businesses while reducing the impact of any antisocial behaviour on the town centre

01 Jul 2020

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 register details are up to date.

24 Jun 2020

Abbey tennis courts serves up an ace

New public tennis courts are to open in the Abbey Gardens from 1 July marking the completion of the first physical project by the Abbey of St Edmund Heritage Partnership.

22 Jun 2020

Final few days for small businesses to apply for grant

The owners of small businesses that occupy shared premises in West Suffolk, have just one week left to apply for a £10,000 grant.

12 Jun 2020

Pack to help West Suffolk businesses reopen and reduce COVID-19 spread

An online pack has been developed to help businesses, when national guidance allows, to re-open safely and reduce the risk of COVID-19 spreading.

12 Jun 2020

How do we all work together to maintain the fall in air pollution?

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected everyone’s lives including all at West Suffolk Council, but one good thing that has come out of it is a dramatic fall in air pollution.

12 Jun 2020

Managing director encourages others to take up grants

The managing director of a business centre is urging West Suffolk businesses to take up a Covid-19 grant while it is still available.

10 Jun 2020

Parking controls reinstated as high streets open up to more visitors

As more people start to work in and visit town centres again, car parking charges are to be reinstated across West Suffolk from Monday 15 June to manage demand on spaces.

08 Jun 2020

Creating a safer West Suffolk to shop and do business in

Plans have been formed to create safer West Suffolk places for businesses to open and people to use to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and help the local economy recover.