Press releases

30 September 2022

New Suffolk team will help more homes be energy efficient and cut bills

Suffolk Public Sector Leaders (SPSL) unanimously agreed funding today to create a new Fuel Poverty Retrofit Team, helping those most affected by the cost-of-living crisis.

28 September 2022

Newmarket to host jobs and skills fair

Calling all local employers and job seekers, Newmarket will be hosting a jobs and skills fair on Tuesday 18 October 2022.

26 September 2022

Why it is so important that landlords and the Council work together

With the cost-of-living crisis bringing challenges to households, the Council’s work to support landlords and their tenants, has never been so important.

21 September 2022

Proposed ‘phased approach’ to Western Way Development would see leisure facilities being rebuilt first

West Suffolk councillors will be asked to reaffirm their commitment to moving forward with the Western Way Development scheme in a phased approach, with the first phase being the much-needed re-building of the leisure centre in Bury St Edmunds.

9 September 2022

Suffolk citizens invited to historic moment as new Sovereign proclaimed across the county

The reign of His Majesty King Charles III will be proclaimed across Suffolk on Sunday 11 September - and the county’s citizens are encouraged to attend these historic events.

7 September 2022

Households urged to get food savvy and plan ahead to save money and avoid waste

As the cost of living continues to bite a new campaign has been launched in Suffolk to help families reduce food waste and save money.

6 September 2022

Road closures for Girls' Night Out and Battle of Britain Parade

Residents and businesses in the historic core of Bury St Edmunds are receiving letters warning them of possible disruption caused by road closures and parking suspension in the Angel Hill area due to forthcoming events. 

6 September 2022

How we are helping residents so they can stay warm while using less heating this winter

For Chris and Ann Britton, despite rising energy costs, keeping their home warm this winter is less of a worry than it might have been, thanks to West Suffolk Council.

5 September 2022

Only weeks left to apply to £500,000 Community Chest fund

Community groups, charities, voluntary organisations, faith groups and social enterprises only have weeks left to apply to West Suffolk Council’s Community Chest fund.

1 September 2022

National award winner is back trading in West Suffolk this weekend

The National winner of a young trader markets competition will be trading in Bury St Edmunds this weekend.