Press releases

17 May 2022

‘Hard act to follow’ as Joint Deputy Leaders announced at Annual Meeting

The work of West Suffolk Council Deputy Leader Sara Mildmay-White has been praised by Leader Cllr John Griffiths after announcing her decision to step down from the post.

17 May 2022

It’s almost time to have #YourSay and shape West Suffolk’s future

Residents from across West Suffolk will have their chance from next week to have their say on where new homes are built and employment growth takes place.

16 May 2022

Preferred contractor picked to help deliver nationally important project

Morgan Sindall Construction have been selected to work as a preferred contractor to help deliver the nationally ground-breaking Western Way development in West Suffolk.

13 May 2022

Jubilee bin collection day changes

West Suffolk householders will have their bins emptied later over the Jubilee bank holiday period. Bin collections will be as usual Monday 31 May to Wednesday 1 June.

28 April 2022

Thousands of residents encouraged to claim Council Tax Rebate Grant

Thousands of West Suffolk residents who do not pay their Council Tax by direct debit, are being encouraged to claim their £150 Council Tax Rebate Grant online.

27 April 2022

Bury St Edmunds Eco Markets

Introducing the new Eco Markets taking place at the Bury St Edmunds Makers Markets in 2022.

27 April 2022

Skills and jobs fair matches Jobseekers' and employers' needs

Local people and businesses attended a skills and job fair this week designed to match Newmarket Jobseekers with new employment. The event, organised by West Suffolk Council and Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) at the Memorial Hall  was the first of its kind in the town.

19 April 2022

YourFuture YourSay YourWestSuffolk

The latest stage of a plan to help communities thrive, improve health and wellbeing, grow the economy, and protect and improve the environment, is to be discussed.

19 April 2022

Land deal is first step towards investment to create jobs and boost skills

The sale of a piece of land that will enable further council investment to create jobs and boost skills in West Suffolk has been confirmed.

19 April 2022

#YourFuture #YourSay #YourWestSuffolk

The latest stage of a plan to help communities thrive, improve health and wellbeing, grow the economy, and protect and improve the environment, is to be discussed.