Suffolk County Council

27 07, 2022

Suffolk school reaches for the STARS

2022-08-01T11:00:17+01:0027th July 2022|

[Source: Suffolk County Council] Exning Primary School has been named Modeshift STARS Local Primary School of the Year in recognition of its excellence in promoting sustainable travel. The national awards scheme encourages schools to consider how their pupils can ...

26 07, 2022

Recent hot weather and steps towards a net zero future

2022-07-27T08:44:13+01:0026th July 2022|

[Source: Suffolk County Council] By Councillor Richard Rout, Suffolk County Council’s Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance and Environment Last week, we experienced some of the hottest temperatures that Suffolk has ever seen and, due to climate change, ...

17 06, 2022

Suffolk leads way as drain water diverted to farm reservoirs

2022-06-17T09:46:39+01:0017th June 2022|

[Source: East Anglian Daily Times] A scheme collecting fresh drain water which would otherwise be lost to the sea has so far harvested 800,000 tonnes to irrigate fields on the Suffolk coast. A range of national organisations visited Felixstowe Hydrocycle on June 9/10 ...

15 06, 2022

Norfolk and Suffolk communities selected for £6.4m flood project

2022-06-17T09:39:34+01:0015th June 2022|

[Source: BBC News] Six east Anglian communities have been chosen as part of a £6.4m flood prevention project. Reclaim the Rain is an initiative run by Norfolk and Suffolk county councils. The project is designed to manage risks from flooding and droughts by developing flood water ...

25 05, 2022

Suffolk residents encouraged to use their Quiet Lanes

2022-05-27T10:32:47+01:0025th May 2022|

[Source: Suffolk County Council] People in Suffolk are being encouraged to explore more of the beautiful countryside on their doorstep through the growing Quiet Lanes initiative. Quiet Lanes is a nationally recognised designation for narrow, rural roads which can be ...

13 05, 2022

Suffolk Schools step up for Walk to School week

2022-06-10T11:14:11+01:0013th May 2022|

[Source: Suffolk  County Council] For this year’s Walk to School Week (16-20 May), Suffolk County Council is supporting schools to take part in its Keep Moving Suffolk Walking Challenge. Following the success of last year’s challenge, almost 100 primary schools ...

11 05, 2022

Council on course to plant 200,000 trees

2022-06-10T11:16:47+01:0011th May 2022|

[Source: Suffolk County Council] Suffolk County Council has planted 198,547 trees across Suffolk in just the last two years (at an average of 272 per day). Much of this was possible thanks to £400,000 of the council’s own Suffolk 2020 ...

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