Suffolk’s local authorities are now able to provide fully funded central heating systems* to 514 fuel poor households across Suffolk over the next three years. Around 4 million UK households are in fuel poverty, unable to affordably heat their home to the temperature needed to stay warm and healthy. As well as being on low incomes many of these households are also faced with the additional burden of relying on heating systems that are inefficient and expensive to run.
With two thirds of UK households choosing to have roast turkey for their Christmas dinner, Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils are supporting the Food Standards Agency in providing advice on how to safely prepare turkey at home.
Suffolk’s Public Health team is offering a message of support for anyone struggling to cope this festive season, calling on people to seek help and not to struggle alone.
A new website has been launched in Suffolk Coastal to support those affected by domestic abuse.
Residents from Lowestoft and the surrounding area are invited to receive free health checks and learn more about the wide range of healthcare services available to them.
The hi-tech system, developed by Suffolk Coastal Port Health Authority for handling imports at the Port of Felixstowe, has been shortlisted for another national award.
A hi-tech system for handling imports at the Port of Felixstowe has received national recognition.
The owners and operators of Bungay Pool and Gym are celebrating a £200,000 refurbishment of the facility with a free offer to all local residents. Sentinel Leisure Trust, Waveney District Council and Pulse Fitness have invested the sum to create a new-look fitness suite and are hoping that as many people as possible take up the offer.
Incorporating just 10 minutes of continuous brisk walking into your day is a simple way to improve your health.
Suffolk County Council continues to raise awareness of motor neurone disease to support those living with the condition.