News last year

24 Dec 2018

Councils awarded £335,500 to spark ground breaking smart energy pilot

Ground breaking plans to pilot smart energy solutions in West Suffolk have been given a £335,000 cash boost after a successful funding bid.

21 Dec 2018

Improvements to Yellow Brick Road area to include new CCTV

A scheme to bring CCTV to the Yellow Brick Road area of Newmarket is on the cards as part of work with the community to improve the area.

18 Dec 2018

Newmarket Leisure Centre wins national recognition at prestigious fitness industry awards ceremony.

The Suffolk facility beat off strong opposition to be crowned Local Authority/ Leisure Trust Gym of the Year at the National Fitness Awards 2018.

17 Dec 2018

What should landlords do when their tenants face difficulties?

If you’re a landlord what should you do if your tenants are faced with issues such as loss of employment or poor health?

12 Dec 2018

Social Prescribing initiative gets £663,000 boost

An innovative way to support the NHS in dealing with patients’ social needs whilst improving individuals’ wellbeing has been given a £663,000 boost.

12 Dec 2018

Contractor appointed for landmark town centre development

A Suffolk builder has been appointed to work on the next stage of a £6.72million landmark development in the heart of Bury St Edmunds town centre.

12 Dec 2018

Our role in addressing the housing challenge in West Suffolk

The challenge of how West Suffolk councils can better support the delivery of homes that are affordable, decent, adaptable and meet community needs, will come before councillors next week.

11 Dec 2018

Views sought on changes to Hackney Cab fares

Residents in Forest Heath and St Edmundsbury have an opportunity to comment on changes to the Hackney Cab fare card.

10 Dec 2018

Where you can donate items to help homeless people this winter

As a result of investing in all-year-round temporary accommodation and support staff, West Suffolk councils will not need to open a winter night shelter.

06 Dec 2018

Reducing rough sleeping and preventing homelessness

A rough sleeper support team set up in September is seeing results as it works to help people off the streets and into accommodation.