Press releases

18 Feb 2020

Developer fined £15,000 for hedgerow destruction

A housing developer has been fined £15,000 after a hedgerow was unlawfully removed next to a new housing development in Haverhill.

18 Feb 2020

New Skate Park design submitted

Young people in Newmarket have achieved a significant milestone in their work on updating the town’s skate park, by submitting a planning application for a £150,000 replacement.

18 Feb 2020

Work starts on new Barley Homes site for Haverhill

The start of works for 37 new homes and improvements to a redundant site in Haverhill has been marked with a ground-breaking ceremony.

17 Feb 2020

River restoration volunteers backed by West Suffolk councillor

A group of volunteers working to improve a stretch of the River Lark to benefit wildlife were joined by councillor Susan Glossop at the weekend.

11 Feb 2020

Cabinet decides on investment and car parking changes

Investment to improve car parks and increase the availability of electric vehicle charging points has been decided alongside changes to parking tariffs.

11 Feb 2020

Action to secure future of listed buildings

Action is being taken to secure the future of important listed buildings, allowing a gateway site in Newmarket to be brought forward.

10 Feb 2020

Upgrade for Brandon Leisure Centre

The go-ahead has been given to spend £99,000 on progressing a possible £1.8m upgrade to Brandon Leisure Centre.

04 Feb 2020

Proposals for a long-term budget to ensure prosperity in West Suffolk

A budget to ensure West Suffolk Council continues to deliver high quality services and prosperity for communities and businesses while meeting national financial challenges is set to be discussed.

04 Feb 2020

Cabinet to have their say on future of car parking

The important role that car parking plays in supporting town centre economies will be discussed by West Suffolk Council’s Cabinet next week.

03 Feb 2020

LifeLink extends across West Suffolk towns and villages

A health and wellbeing initiative which is achieving better outcomes for people with anxiety, loneliness and other needs, has now be introduced across West Suffolk.