On 1 April, East Suffolk Council was created, covering the former districts of Suffolk Coastal District Council and Waveney District Council.
In East Suffolk, all refuse and recycling collections continue as usual on Bank Holidays, except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.
On Thursday 2 May, residents in East Suffolk will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them at a local level.
As part if the ongoing work between Innovation Martlesham and East Suffolk Council, local businesses are invited to a knowledge sharing event next month.
Don’t be alarmed if you notice some unusual activities at Suffolk Coastal’s old offices on Melton Hill, Woodbridge, over the next few weeks.
Lowestoft residents are being encouraged to help clean up the streets by taking part in a ‘community clean-up’ event taking place later this week.