Press releases

21 February 2024

Council shortlisted for award for work to support the housing market

The 'instrumental' role that West Suffolk Council plays in keeping the local housing market moving, has seen it nominated for a national award.

19 February 2024

Future Chef competition winners graduate from West Suffolk College cookery course

Twelve talented young individuals aged 14-16 have completed their six week cookery course.

15 February 2024

Energy efficiency retrofits for older properties in West Suffolk

Tenants of period properties with low Energy Performance Certificates ratings are enjoying lower energy costs and cosier homes thanks to work carried out by their landlords and West Suffolk Council.

14 February 2024

Councils’ loft insulation offer for Suffolk homes

Funding is available to help Suffolk residents make their homes warmer and save money on their energy bills.

13 February 2024

Community volunteers plant special oak in honour of the King

A King’s Coronation oak sapling selected from Windsor Great Park by the Crown Estate, has been planted by volunteers in Bury St Edmunds.

12 February 2024

Local Council Leaders warn of ‘catastrophic effect’ of Suffolk County Council Budget plans

The Leaders of Suffolk’s district and borough councils have warned of “a catastrophic effect on hundreds of Suffolk’s most vulnerable residents” should proposals contained within Suffolk County Council’s Budget for 2024-25 be agreed.

7 February 2024

West Suffolk: trailblazer initiative to boost recycling

West Suffolk has become the first council in the country to get behind an initiative to increase recycling and support local businesses.

7 February 2024

Unveiling the 2024 Makers Markets: Where creativity meets the community!

Our popular Makers Markets are returning in March to Bury St Edmunds and Haverhill, and Newmarket in April.

6 February 2024

New action plan agreed to tackle village pollution

A package of measures to try to prevent a village’s air pollution problem from getting any worse, has been agreed by West Suffolk Council’s Cabinet this evening.

6 February 2024

Council invests in health and wellbeing and cost-of-living support

A Community Chest investment of over £450,000 to help people through the cost-of-living crisis and support residents' health and wellbeing, has been agreed tonight.