Press releases

20 Jul 2017

Return the form so you can vote

77,000 households in West Suffolk are being asked to look out for their annual household enquiry form, which is being posted out today, allowing them to vote in future elections.

18 Jul 2017

Four green flags to fly over borough’s green spaces

St Edmundsbury’s four leading parks have all been recognised as being among very best in the world by the Green Flag Award Scheme.

11 Jul 2017

New owner for Leiston Community Centre – the people of Haverhill

St Edmundsbury Borough Council has formally transferred ownership of Leiston Community Centre to the Haverhill Community Trust, the charity which already manages the Haverhill Arts Centre on behalf of the people of Haverhill.

10 Jul 2017

Free Fresh Pods aim to reduce food waste in the home

7000 households in and around Bury St Edmunds will soon be receiving a Fresh Pod through their door which will keep their fruit and vegetables, stored in the fridge, crisper, tastier and fresher whilst maintaining essential nutrients until used; meaning produce can be stored for longer and eaten fresh, instead of ending up in the bin.

05 Jul 2017

Horseracing HQ grows Newmarket economy by £34M

Update study reveals 16.3% growth in economic impact of horseracing industry and 9.5% growth in jobs in Newmarket and surrounds.

03 Jul 2017

The healthier, cheaper and increasingly easier way to drive

West Suffolk councils have made it even easier to switch to cheaper, greener, electric vehicles after installing charging points in three of its market towns.

28 Jun 2017

Museum finalist “a winner” in the green stakes

It is already in the running for the title of Museum of the Year, now the National Heritage Centre for Sporting Art has another reason to be a favourite.

28 Jun 2017

Newmarket swaps saddles to celebrate the OVO Energy Tour of Britain coming to Suffolk

A jockey and a cyclist have swapped saddles to celebrate the start of stage six of Britain’s premier road cycling race in Newmarket, the international home of horseracing, on Friday 8 September.

28 Jun 2017

Over £12,000 awarded to Mayor’s charities

Cheques totalling £12,450 have been presented to three local charities, thanks to great support for the fundraising efforts by last year’s Mayor of St Edmundsbury, Cllr Julia Wakelam.

27 Jun 2017

Help shape future of west Suffolk

Residents, businesses and local groups are being urged to help shape the future of west Suffolk and have their say on plans to create a new council.