Felixstowe Pier Goes Green for National Recycle WeekTown Hall Staff   25 Sep 2020

New stats show we care more about the environment than ever before and to celebrate this year’s Recycle Week, two iconic locations in Suffolk, Felixstowe Pier and Ipswich Town Hall, were lit up in green to mark the occasion. The theme for Recycle Now’s 17th annual Recycle Week is to thank the people of Suffolk… Read more »

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Pre-lockdown green collections set to restart next weekTown Hall Staff   21 Sep 2020

Pre-lockdown garden waste collections is set to restart in East Suffolk from next Monday after being impacted by Covid-19.  Following disruptions to garden waste collections in East Suffolk due to Covid-19, the service is now set to return to normal on Monday 28 September, in accordance with the original bin collection dates. This means that… Read more »

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Popular Christmas Lights Switch On Event CancelledTown Hall Staff   11 Sep 2020

Felixstowe’s popular annual Christmas lights switch on show, organised by the Felixstowe Lions Club and supported by Felixstowe Town Council, has been cancelled this year. The decision to cancel the event, which would usually see thousands coming from across the region to enjoy festive entertainment and browse the shops and craft market before the official… Read more »

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Autumn 2020 Town MagazineTown Hall Staff   09 Sep 2020

Click the image below to read the sixth edition of the Town Council’s quarterly seasonal magazine – Autumn 2020

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Bllue Flag to Fly Again at FelixstoweTown Hall Staff   04 Aug 2020

Felixstowe beach (Felixstowe South and Pier) is flying high after being named as one of country’s best beaches by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, joining an elite of seaside towns scooping Blue Flag and Seaside Awards this year. With the current travel restrictions and the likelihood of foreign holidays being cancelled, a day trip to… Read more »

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East Suffolk Council cutting red tape to boost market townsTown Hall Staff   08 Jul 2020

East Suffolk Council is introducing a scheme for street and market traders, which it hopes will make it easier for events to take place and breathe new life in to high streets as the district looks to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Some towns in East Suffolk are currently subject to street trading regulations, which… Read more »

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New Trial Scheme to Reconnect Older ResidentsTown Hall Staff   08 Jul 2020

East Suffolk Council has started trialling a new scheme which helps reconnect older residents who are vulnerable due to social isolation. The East Suffolk Grandpad Loan Scheme is aimed at tackling social isolation amongst mainly older residents who have little or no contact with loved ones or the outside world due to a lack of… Read more »

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Town Council submits its response to Suffolk Coastal Local Plan Main Modifications ConsultationTown Hall Staff   08 Jul 2020

The Suffolk Coastal Local Plan is currently being examined by an Independent Planning Inspector. Following the close of public hearings in September 2019, the Inspector wrote to East Suffolk Council advising what modifications are likely to be required in order for the plan to be found ‘sound’.  Responses to the consultation will be considered by… Read more »

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