Press releases

14 Mar 2018

Help make Suffolk the Greenest County – join the spring clean

With spring on its way, the Suffolk Waste Partnership is again keen to support local community efforts to clean up towns, villages and countryside by getting involved in a litter pick.

14 Mar 2018

Stroke survivors club to launch new choir

Stroke survivors are being encouraged to join a new choir which is being launched with the support of St Edmundsbury Borough Council funding.

13 Mar 2018

Haverhill has become the latest town to join the parkrun phenomenon

123 adults and children laced up their trainers to take part in the first Haverhill parkrun, despite the somewhat soggy conditions on Saturday. The group was a mix of beginners and experienced runners, and it was particularly pleasing for organisers to see that 29 runners were completely new to parkrun, and 17 volunteers helped to make the event a success.

12 Mar 2018

Clare market returns following winter break

Following a winter break, Clare Monthly Products and Produce Market is back this Saturday, with plenty to attract shoppers to Suffolk’s smallest (‘but perfectly formed’) town.

12 Mar 2018

Making a safer place for our community

Community volunteers in a village just outside of Bury St Edmunds are to take on speeding traffic, with the support of their local councillors.

07 Mar 2018

Heritage Partnership announces first project

The first project to come out of the Abbey of St Edmund Heritage Partnership will see the creation of new public tennis courts.

07 Mar 2018

Have your say on shaping new West Suffolk Council wards

Local groups, councils and the public are being urged to have their say and help shape options on what the ward boundaries for the new West Suffolk Council could look like.

28 Feb 2018

Historic moment as new West Suffolk Council goes to parliament

An order to create a new council to drive prosperity and jobs in West Suffolk will go before MPs after an historic unanimous decision made by Council Cabinet members.

22 Feb 2018

Budget aimed at increasing prosperity and protecting services

Councillors have unanimously backed proposals aimed at protecting high quality services, creating prosperity and meeting national and local financial challenges.

22 Feb 2018

Teenagers become friends with people living with dementia

Teenagers from a Mildenhall school have been trained to make friends with elderly people living with dementia and are now visiting a local care home.