Local News

How we are planning to make sure Suffolk is carbon-neutral by 2030

Earlier this year, at our full council meeting on 21 March, Suffolk County Council declared a Climate Emergency and only a matter of weeks later, MPs in Westminster approved a motion to declare an Environment and Climate Emergency on a national scale.

Council pushes forward with funding commitment to create more places for specialist education in Suffolk

Suffolk, like many other local authorities, faces a large increase in demand for placements for a variety of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). Suffolk’s SEND Sufficiency Plan (2018) identified that the number of children and young people with SEND will increase by 18% between 2017 and 2020. This compares to an overall growth in the school age population in Suffolk of 4%.

Take part in the 2019 Suffolk Walking Festival

With over 120 walks and events the 2019 Suffolk Walking Festival is shaping up to be to the most creative and ambitious to date. This year’s Festival, the 12th to date, launches on Saturday 11 May at West Stow Country Park.