News last year

22 Dec 2017

Forest Heath goes carbon neutral even at Winter Solstice

Even in the depths of Winter environmentally friendly Forest Heath District Council is carbon neutral thanks to its solar farm near Lakenheath still generating energy through the short days.

20 Dec 2017

Winter Night Shelter arrangements at Northgate Lodge

West Suffolk councils together with Havebury Housing Partnership have now recruited specialist care staff which will allow a night shelter in Northgate Street, Bury St Edmunds to open every night during the winter, from now until the end of March.

20 Dec 2017

First priorities following masterplan adoption are announced

The first two priorities to be delivered, following the adoption of the Bury St Edmunds Town Centre Masterplan, have been announced.

12 Dec 2017

Best Before to save families money by cutting food waste

A community project which aims to reduce food waste and save families money, is hoping to expand in the New Year, with the backing of a local councillor.

12 Dec 2017

Enjoy yuletide not yuk-tide

It’s the time of year when many of us are preparing for a festive feast with colleagues, friends and Christmas Day dinner with the family – so make sure you enjoy yuletide, not yuk-tide.

11 Dec 2017

Fantastic fundraising villagers celebrate new community room

Residents in a small West Suffolk village are celebrating the creation of a new meeting place following the conversion of a 13th Century church tower.

07 Dec 2017

Night shelter arrangements for West Suffolk

With the winter weather set to fall below freezing for a number of consecutive nights, West Suffolk councils, with the support of a local church has of today opened a temporary night shelter for the homeless.

05 Dec 2017

All GP grandfather clocks now working

For the first time, every grandfather clock in the important Gershom Parkington bequest is now in working order and on display at Moyses Hall Museum in Bury St Edmunds.

04 Dec 2017

Carols on the green to bring community together

A community will gather together next Monday to enjoy Christmas carols in what is hoped will be the start of a series of village events.

04 Dec 2017

‘Free from 3pm’ car parking for Haverhill shoppers in run-up to Christmas

Good news for drivers coming to Haverhill for Christmas shopping, who can park for free after 3pm on the nine days leading up to Christmas in car parks run by St Edmundsbury Borough Council.