Press releases

16 Sep 2020

Major redevelopment is investment in the town’s long-term future

The start of construction on a major West Suffolk Council redevelopment in the heart of Bury St Edmunds town centre will begin next week.

15 Sep 2020

Taxi and Private Hire policy changes support trade and safeguarding

Changes that will support West Suffolk’s taxi and private hire trade while working to bring to ensure that passengers are safeguarded are to be considered by councillors following evidence gathering with drivers, the public, the industry and businesses.

14 Sep 2020

Construction of new community centre set to start

Construction of a new community centre and homes on the Howard estate in Bury St Edmunds is to begin in the next two months.

11 Sep 2020

Back to school with a new hub home to look forward to

It’s back to the classroom for staff and students at Mildenhall College Academy and the start of a school year that will see them move to their new hub home.

07 Sep 2020

Residents plug into lampposts to charge their car

Electricity from streetlights is being used by residents to recharge electric vehicles outside homes, as part of a new trial by West Suffolk Council.

02 Sep 2020

West Suffolk Council supports communities to clean up as part of country’s biggest mass-action environmental campaign

West Suffolk Council has pledged its support for this year’s Great British September Clean.

28 Aug 2020

Community group continues to improve wellbeing despite Covid19

A group set up to help women make new friends, exercise and take part in activities to help their wellbeing, is among Mildenhall projects to receive locality backing from local councillors.

26 Aug 2020

LifeLink helps hundreds of residents and saves NHS thousands

A social prescribing project has helped improve the lives of hundreds of West Suffolk residents and has saved the NHS thousands of pounds.

25 Aug 2020

Parking enforcement to come in next week at two West Suffolk locations

Visitors to car parks at two West Suffolk locations will need to display a parking ticket from next Tuesday although there will be no charge.

19 Aug 2020

St Edmund honour ahead of pilgrimage to mark 1000 years of the Abbey

Bury St Edmunds was once a centre of international pilgrimage with people travelling thousands of miles to visit the shrine of St Edmund.