Press releases

9 April 2021

Statement from the Chair of West Suffolk Council on the announcement of HRH Prince Philip’s death

It was with deep sorrow and regret that we heard the announcement of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. On behalf of councillors serving West Suffolk Council, as well as residents throughout our area, we send our sincere condolences.

9 April 2021

Drainage and resurfacing works to take place at Newmarket car park

Work on behalf of Anglian Water to a new drainage system at Grosvenor Yard car park and resurfacing and relining works by West Suffolk Council will start later this month.

7 April 2021

Don’t stall, shop local and stay COVID safe as more on the markets from 12 April

West Suffolk Council will be welcoming all the traders back to its markets from 12 April, encouraging people to shop local and to support town centres while keeping COVID safe.

1 April 2021

Remember to fill in your Census this Easter

There has been a great response to Census 2021, but to avoid getting a knock at the door from a field officer – get on and fill in your census this Easter weekend.

25 March 2021

First phase of Brandon Leisure Centre's £2 million upgrade complete

Brandon Leisure Centre will be reopening its doors and a newly refurbished gym on 12 April (subject to the Government’s road map), as the first phase of the 44-week project, designed to bring community health services alongside improved fitness facilities, is completed on time...

25 March 2021

Initiative to aid recovery and bring new prosperity to West Suffolk’s town centres

A funding boost for a range of initiatives to aid the recovery and continued economic prosperity of town centres and local businesses has been secured by West Suffolk Council.

25 March 2021

Residential permit parking review gets underway

An independent review of all residential parking zones in Bury St Edmunds is now underway.

23 March 2021

Business recovery at the heart of new scheme

With cafes and restaurants set to be allowed to serve customers outdoors from 12 April, a scheme designed to support businesses will see an historic street close to traffic for longer hours from next month.

23 March 2021

West Suffolk Easter bin collections

Bin collections in West Suffolk will be one day late from Friday 2 to Friday 9 April because of the Easter holidays.

23 March 2021

Day of Reflection

West Suffolk Council supports today’s national day of reflection.