Local News

Newmarket sets out rail vision

On 6 September, representatives from Suffolk County Council, West Suffolk District Council and the Newmarket Racecourses met with stakeholders from the horse racing industry and Members of Parliament to call for more investment in passenger rail services in Newmarket.

Celebrating Suffolk’s most inspiring children and teachers

One of the highlights of my calendar and something I look forward to each year is our Raising the Bar Awards, which launched in 2012. This annual awards ceremony was held at Wherstead Park, Ipswich, on Wednesday. These awards – I believe - recognise the true superheroes of Suffolk – teaching staff, support staff, educational leaders and most importantly young people who excel in education.

Suffolk pothole repair scheme to go countywide

A trial scheme to tackle potholes swiftly has been so successful it is being rolled out across Suffolk.

The Suffolk Highways scheme, which started in Ipswich in October 2018, changes how potholes are categorised.

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.