Ipswich Forum

Northern Bypass

Join us as we press for the long overdue Northern Bypass bring various benefits (such as reducing air pollution in the town, reducing Felixstowe HGVs, reducing congestion, alternative routes when roads are closed due to an RTC or roadworks etc) for the Greater Ipswich area in particular Ipswich and Kesgrave.
Castle on the Hill, Photograph, Perfect... Which Ed Sheeran song is your favourite?
Castle on the Hill, Photograph, Perfect. Which Ed Sheeran song is your favourite? From The A Team to Supermarket Flowers and Castle on the Hill, Ed Sheeran has an impressive list of songs which have become instant classics.

Colchester Borough Card: Multi-operator unlimited travel across Colchester

First Essex has launched their "Colchester Borough Card" (appears not to be connected with Colchester Borough Council - I assumed it was their initiative at first) offering unlimited travel in Inner Colchester and Outer Colchester area for a fixed price across multiple operators - including Ipswich Buses. This I assume is supported by Essex County Council - similar ideas in Suffolk was rejected by Suffolk County Council. and informal arrangements aren't allowed to stop price fixing cartels. Or so the excuse is, I am sure nothing is stopping this happen as long as operators played fair.

How much is Ed Sheeran paying to use Chantry Park?

How much income is Ipswich Borough Council getting by hiring out Chantry Park? .

A1214 London Road Closure: 20km (12 miles) diversion!

For the Ed Sheeran Concerts at Chantry Park approx 2km of London Road (A1214) will be closed at 10pm to 1am between the Holiday Inn junction and Ranelagh Road junction. The diversion is 19. 7km (SCC figures) which is about 12. 25 miles. using the A14 to J57 (Nacton), Ransomes Way and then Felixstowe Road before heading towards the hospital and using the A1214.
Where will you see Ed Sheeran at Chantry Park when he plays Ipswich?
Where will you see Ed Sheeran at Chantry Park when he plays Ipswich? More details of the staging for the four Ed Sheeran concerts in Chantry Park have emerged as Ipswich council insists local residents will still be able to use much of the open space there over the bank holiday weekend. Continue reading.
Ed Sheeran gets go-ahead for outdoor kitchen at Suffolk home
Ed Sheeran gets go-ahead for outdoor kitchen at Suffolk home. Superstar Ed Sheeran has received permission to build a new outdoor kitchen, including a pizza oven, at his Suffolk home. Continue reading.
Greater Anglia confirms extra trains for Ipswich concerts by Ed Sheeran
Greater Anglia confirms extra trains for Ipswich concerts by Ed Sheeran. Greater Anglia has published details of the extra trains it is running to get passengers home from Ipswich after the Ed Sheeran concerts at Chantry Park in Ipswich over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Continue reading.

Ipswich Buses: Fare increases helped net £230k income boost

Ipswich Buses failed to meet the £420k savings target last year achieving only £121k in savings with £100k anticipated in insurance cost savings alone. Fortunately enough, their fare increases of both town and county routes along with council subsidies allowed them to end up making £195k in profit. Pretty impressive. Revenues - mostly from the fare increases (supported through contactless payments and banning government ID for child fare) - were up £230k.

Eastern Counties buses in Suffolk set for major September shake-up

Eastern Counties buses in Suffolk set for major September shake-up. First Eastern Counties are planning a major shake to its bus network in the Ipswich area. .
Ipswich council won’t make money out of Ed Sheeran park and ride
Ipswich council won’t make money out of Ed Sheeran park and ride. Ipswich Borough Council has defended the cost of the park and ride service it is organising from Trinity Park to Chantry Park for Ed Sheeran’s concerts – saying it will not make any money out of it. Continue reading.
Fans paying up to £150 to park close to Ed Sheeran shows
Fans paying up to £150 to park close to Ed Sheeran shows. Savvy Ipswich residents near Chantry Park are cashing in on their valuable driveways - with some being rented for the duration of Ed Sheeran’s homecoming concerts for £150 a night. Continue reading.
More than 16,000 head to Ipswich galleries – and Ed Sheeran’s not here yet!
More than 16,000 head to Ipswich galleries – and Ed Sheeran’s not here yet! A record number of visitors went to see Ipswich’s museums and art galleries last month – and that figure comes before the Ed Sheeran exhibition open its doors at Christchurch Mansion. Continue reading.

Lack of disability friendly bus stops are still a problem

I suppose the wheelchair user should have got the other bus right? Surely not too much problem to engineer a solution at the below bus stop location! Only in Ipswich. the initial bus stop is wheelchair accessible but the one opposite for the return leg, is not!

Does the Ed Sheeran Concerts highlight Ipswich Borough Council event attendance discrepancies?

Ed Sheeran's Chantry Park concerts are quoted to bring in up to 160,000 people over 4 days. Figures range from 25,000 to 45,000 per night with the lowest numbers expected on the Bank Holiday Monday. Popular events in the town such as Ipswich Music Day is quoted to have seen 25,000 attend this year, whilst Ipswich Maritime Festival last year brought in 50,000 people, apparently. So forget that Ed Sheeran is having four concerts for a moment.
Ed Sheeran thanks fans for breaking tour record
Ed Sheeran thanks fans for breaking tour record. Ed Sheeran will entertain thousands of fans in Ipswich this month on his Divide world tour – which is now officially the most attended and highest grossing of all time. Continue reading.
Suffolk Now podcast: What Ed Sheeran’s gigs will do for Ipswich
Suffolk Now podcast: What Ed Sheeran’s gigs will do for Ipswich. With just three weeks to go until Ed Sheeran performs to thousands of fans at Chantry Park – anticipation is building for Suffolk’s headline gigs of the year. Continue reading.
Ed Sheeran breaks U2's tour record
The singer-songwriter's Divide tour is now officially the biggest of all-time. Continue reading. on BBC News website.
Ed Sheeran: Singer Bessie Turner overjoyed to play Chantry Park support
Singer Bessie Turner is thrilled to discover she will be performing at Sheeran's Chantry Park gig. Continue reading. on BBC News website.

Tickets available for Ed Sheeran exhibition at Ipswich Christchurch Mansion

Tickets available for Ed Sheeran exhibition at Ipswich Christchurch Mansion. Tickets for the exhibition celebrating the life and career of Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran can be ordered now as the display in Ipswich Christchurch Mansion is prepared for opening later this month. .
Ed Sheeran to be supported by sixth formers for Ipswich gig
The global superstar will be supported by sixth formers from his home town at his homecoming gigs. Continue reading. on BBC News website.
Revealed – the Suffolk acts supporting Ed Sheeran at his homecoming gigs
Revealed – the Suffolk acts supporting Ed Sheeran at his homecoming gigs. The three local acts chosen to support Suffolk’s biggest superstar at his homecoming concerts in August have spoken of their excitement ahead of the once-in-a-lifetime experience. Continue reading.
Trinity Park ready for Ed Sheeran park and ride – despite the return of Mary Poppins
Trinity Park ready for Ed Sheeran park and ride – despite the return of Mary Poppins. Ed Sheeran fans heading to the bank holiday shows at Chantry Park in Ipswich have been assured the park and ride being set up at Trinity Park should be able to cope with demand. Continue reading.

Princes Street bridge gateway

Plans have been proposed for the Princes Street bridge gateway with some basic don't-really-have-a-clue concepts for tendered planners to achieve the task and get paid. But can we be inspired from the past? I stumbled across the above photo online, wouldn't a modern adaptation of this be awesome? The first thing visitors to the town see when exiting the rail station. Four flags - Union Flag, England flag, Suffolk Flag and IBC Flag.
Neighbours hire out drives for parking at Ed Sheeran concerts
Neighbours hire out drives for parking at Ed Sheeran concerts. Residents of the Chantry estate are offering to hire out their drives or off-road parking spaces for people heading to the Ed Sheeran concerts in Ipswich later this month. Continue reading.

LEP declines Gecko multi-use scheme at Ipswich Waterfront

It has been revealed that IBC devised a mixed use scheme compromising of ground floor commercial, 2 floors of offices and residential on the upper two floors at Burtons Warehouse on the Ipswich Waterfront. The council applied for LEP funds - the LEP declined. The feedback seems to be having planning consent will boost chances of funding, rather than perhaps the scheme is crap? Gecko appears to have applied for Arts Council grant funding to fit out the space.
Felixstowe Carnival celebrates decades of the 20th century in style
Felixstowe Carnival celebrates decades of the 20th century in style. Thousands lined the streets of Felixstowe for the town’s biggest event of the year. Continue reading.
Hobbit Hole is one of Suffolk’s quirkiest holiday homes
Hobbit Hole is one of Suffolk’s quirkiest holiday homes. How would you like to live like a hobbit, in a snug hole in the ground? Continue reading.
Keep up with this weekend’s breaking news right here
Keep up with this weekend’s breaking news right here. Keep up with all of this weekend’s breaking news in Suffolk and north Essex with our live blog. Continue reading.
Ipswich rail services disrupted after person hit by train
Ipswich rail services disrupted after person hit by train. Rail journeys between Ipswich and Norwich have been disrupted after a person was hit by a train. Continue reading.
Epileptic girl ‘at risk of death’, says mum after cannabis oil confiscated
Epileptic girl ‘at risk of death’, says mum after cannabis oil confiscated. The mother of a severely epileptic Suffolk girl says her child is at risk of “becoming comatose” after her medical cannabis oils were seized at Stansted airport. Continue reading.
Is this empty shop ‘the biggest eyesore in Ipswich town centre’?
Is this empty shop ‘the biggest eyesore in Ipswich town centre’? The boarded-up former Poundworld store in Tavern Street has been described by the Ipswich Society as “possibly the biggest eyesore in Ipswich town centre today. ” Continue reading.
Ipswich stabbing believed to be targeted attack
Ipswich stabbing believed to be targeted attack. The stabbing of a 16-year-old boy in Ipswich last night is believed to be a targeted attack, police say as they reassure the community that there is no wider threat. Continue reading.
Naked man causes a stir in Cornhill, Ipswich
Naked man causes a stir in Cornhill, Ipswich. A fully-naked man who was running around Ipswich town centre was asked to ‘put his clothes back on’. Continue reading.
Collecting Elmer stickers - Everything you need to know
Collecting Elmer stickers - Everything you need to know. Have you started your Elmer sticker collection yet? If not, there’s still plenty of time to join in the fun.
Revealed: The cost of policing at Ipswich Town
Revealed: The cost of policing at Ipswich Town. It’s the biggest day on the East Anglian football calendar – and the Ipswich Town vs Norwich City match is also an expensive one. Continue reading.
Missing man Steven Turner found
Missing man Steven Turner found. A man missing from Ipswich who had not been seen for more than a fortnight has been found. Continue reading.
‘Breaking the silence’ of IVF with free therapeutic art sessions
‘Breaking the silence’ of IVF with free therapeutic art sessions. IVF treatment is something many couples undergo in secret - but a therapeutic art group in Ipswich aims to break through the silence. Continue reading.
The record heatwave subsides to be replaced with rain and cooler temperatures
The record heatwave subsides to be replaced with rain and cooler temperatures. Cooler weather and showers is the forecast for this weekend and into next week as the heatwave abates. Continue reading.
Life on the edge: the wonders of Suffolk’s Roadside Nature Reserves
Life on the edge: the wonders of Suffolk’s Roadside Nature Reserves. There are 106 Roadside Nature Reserves in Suffolk - remnants of the meadows of yesteryear and, increasingly, important havens for rare plants and corridors for wildlife. Continue reading.
Pedestrian and vehicle collide in Norwich Road area of Ipswich
Pedestrian and vehicle collide in Norwich Road area of Ipswich. A pedestrian has been injured in an accident with a vehicle in Ipswich. Continue reading.
Teenager is stabbed in Kildare Avenue, Ipswich
Teenager is stabbed in Kildare Avenue, Ipswich. A 16-year-old boy has been stabbed in Ipswich. Continue reading.
Taxi driver helped Bury St Edmunds teenager buy knives, murder trial told
Taxi driver helped Bury St Edmunds teenager buy knives, murder trial told. A taxi driver helped a teenager accused of murdering a man in Ipswich to buy knives, a court heard. Continue reading.
Meet the principal of one of Ipswich’s biggest schools
Meet the principal of one of Ipswich’s biggest schools. She has been praised for how her “clear and ambitious vision” has transformed one of Ipswich’s largest schools from a struggling academy into one of the town’s biggest success stories. But who is Helen Winn, Ipswich Academy’s principal?
London to Dunwich night riders raise £10k for farm charities
London to Dunwich night riders raise £10k for farm charities. The event was organised by Fram Farmers chief executive Richard Anscombe, who is also a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Farmers. Continue reading.
Felixstowe Rifle club targets new location in Trimley
Felixstowe Rifle club targets new location in Trimley. A historic Suffolk rifle club has re-applied to move to a new home. Continue reading.

Farewell to Ipswich’s open-top bus as it fails to meet modern standards

Farewell to Ipswich’s open-top bus as it fails to meet modern standards. The weather might have seemed ideal for its trips over the last week – but the open-top bus that has been a feature of summers in Ipswich and east Suffolk for decades has been notable by its absence. .
Can you spot yourself in our Ipswich Twilight 10K gallery?
Can you spot yourself in our Ipswich Twilight 10K gallery? A bumper field of more than a thousand runners hit the streets of Ipswich tonight in the town’s popular Twilight 10K. Continue reading.
‘Everything is running out’ - Suffolk Hedgehog Hospital forced to close
‘Everything is running out’ - Suffolk Hedgehog Hospital forced to close. A hospital which takes in young and injured hedgehogs has been forced to close its doors after a huge number of admissions has caused a shortage in supplies and funding. Continue reading.
First Look: Inside Suffolk’s latest luxury safari glamping retreat
First Look: Inside Suffolk’s latest luxury safari glamping retreat. The Lost Garden Retreat is hidden in a former 18th century pleasure garden once painted by Gainsborough. Continue reading.
Is it weather or climate change as the heatwave finally starts to relent?
Is it weather or climate change as the heatwave finally starts to relent? Do this week’s near-record temperatures, coming after last year’s prolonged heatwave, really tell us that Climate Change is happening across the world? Continue reading.
Meet the women’s-only running club hoping to make dreams come true
Meet the women’s-only running club hoping to make dreams come true. For many, running is a way to stay fit, healthy and active – but for this women-only running club, it is a way to help make dreams come true. Continue reading.
Former Ipswich Toby Carvery manager cleared of stealing from safe
Former Ipswich Toby Carvery manager cleared of stealing from safe. A former manager at a Toby Carvery in Ipswich has been cleared of stealing more than £3,000 from a safe on the day he quit his job, .
Why Harry Potter is still casting a spell, as star Daniel Radcliffe turns 30
Why Harry Potter is still casting a spell, as star Daniel Radcliffe turns 30. Why are we all still wild about Harry Potter? As Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe turns 30, our readers and staff say why they still love the wizarding world.
Farming feature: UK potato growers ‘very worried’ as homegrown crop shortage looms
Farming feature: UK potato growers ‘very worried’ as homegrown crop shortage looms. UK consumers may face a home-grown potatoes shortage next year as stocks run out due to new storage rules. Continue reading.

Ipswich Buses: Bus fires closes A12 at Junction 18

The second major incident in two months. In June, a bus operating on a county route resulted in the engine blowing up in a huge cloud of smoke. Today, a bus burnt out on the side of the A12 in Essex, after the driver successfully evacuating 68 passengers. Despite this, and new General Manager Stephen Bryce making a comment, the incident hasn't appeared on their website or across social media through official accounts.
‘I was scared to death’: New account given of Rendlesham Forest UFOs
‘I was scared to death’: New account given of Rendlesham Forest UFOs. A new account of alien encounters in Rendlesham has been made public for the first time. Continue reading.
See first pictures of Hadleigh shopping proposals
See first pictures of Hadleigh shopping proposals. Major plans have been revealed for a redevelopment of the Partridges shop site in the heart of Hadleigh, with new shops and homes. Continue reading.
Woman’s Bluetooth bid to cheat in driving theory test
Woman’s Bluetooth bid to cheat in driving theory test. An Ipswich woman who cheated in her driving theory exam by smuggling a phone into a test centre has been spared jail. Continue reading.
Brand new Ipswich park unveiled after six-figure investment
Brand new Ipswich park unveiled after six-figure investment. A redeveloped Ipswich park which has benefitted from a six-figure investment has opened a week ahead of schedule. Continue reading.
CCTV image released after attempted toddler kidnapping
CCTV image released after attempted toddler kidnapping. Detectives investigating the attempted kidnapping of a toddler in Ipswich have released a CCTV image in connection with the incident. Continue reading.
Which areas of Suffolk are pledging to tackle climate change?
Which areas of Suffolk are pledging to tackle climate change? Three Suffolk councils have vowed to tackle climate change in the county after declaring a state of climate emergency. Continue reading.
Work starts at massive £26million Ipswich home for carpet firm
Work starts at massive £26million Ipswich home for carpet firm. Building work on a carpet and flooring firm’s new £26million regional distribution centre in Ipswich has begun. Continue reading.
Good and bad news for East Anglia MPs in Boris Johnson’s reshuffle
Good and bad news for East Anglia MPs in Boris Johnson’s reshuffle. At the end of a turbulent week at Westminster, MPs from Suffolk and Essex have generally fared well from the start of Boris Johnson’s Premiership. Continue reading.
‘It was really scary’ - neighbours on huge fire which nearly spread to homes
‘It was really scary’ - neighbours on huge fire which nearly spread to homes. Neighbours have revealed how they bravely battled a rapidly growing outdoor fire armed with garden hoses in a bid to save a house from going up in flames. Continue reading.
‘A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity:’ Teenagers from Suffolk and Norfolk join 45,000 scouts at worldwide event
‘A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity:’ Teenagers from Suffolk and Norfolk join 45,000 scouts at worldwide event. It has been hailed as the journey of a lifetime. Continue reading.
WARNING: Further electric storms expected overnight
WARNING: Further electric storms expected overnight. The skies over Suffolk will again light up tonight as another lightning sotrm is predicted to hit. Continue reading.
Police appeal after man in 20s suffers life-threatening injuries in Witnesham crash
Police appeal after man in 20s suffers life-threatening injuries in Witnesham crash. A man in his 20s was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries following a crash in Witnesham. Continue reading.
Should we have to work in extreme temperatures?
Should we have to work in extreme temperatures? Recent record-breakingly hot weather has left millions of people working in what could be deemed dangerous conditions and more needs to be done to lift the pressure off them. Continue reading.
‘We remain extremely concerned’ - anniversary checks in search for 82-year-old missing for a week
‘We remain extremely concerned’ - anniversary checks in search for 82-year-old missing for a week. Fears remain for the welfare of a missing 82-year-old as police carry out anniversary checks a week after his disappearance. Continue reading.
Ipswich bus consumed by flames on A12
Ipswich bus consumed by flames on A12. Almost 70 people were evacuated from a bus after it went up in flames on the A12. Continue reading.
Ipswich pub launches ‘Norwood Nachos’
Ipswich pub launches ‘Norwood Nachos’. They’ve already brought in the Big Mick and Paul Hurst Curry Wurst – and now kitchen staff at a town pub have been busy preparing a special dish for Ipswich Town’s new striker. Continue reading.
Yellow weather warning for heavy rain this weekend
Yellow weather warning for heavy rain this weekend. The MET Office has issued a yellow weather warning for heavy rain over the weekend saying there is a risk of flooding in the region. Continue reading.
Fire crews called after homes are struck by lightning
Fire crews called after homes are struck by lightning. Firefighters were called out to Tangham and Woodbridge last night after receiving reports that two homes had been struck by lightning. Continue reading.
Stretch of A12 closed due to ‘unsafe road conditions’ following thunderstorms
Stretch of A12 closed due to ‘unsafe road conditions’ following thunderstorms. A stretch of the A12 near Wickham Market has been closed to traffic due to unsafe road conditions following last night’s thunderstorm. Continue reading.
Huge leap in fixed term school exclusions
Huge leap in fixed term school exclusions. The number of temporary exclusions at Suffolk schools is at its highest in a decade – soaring by more than 1,500 in just five years. Continue reading.
Trains cancelled due to lightning strikes
Trains cancelled due to lightning strikes. Storms have caused delays and disruption on Suffolk and Essex trains - just a day after hundreds of rail services had to be cancelled due to the intense heat. Continue reading.
Government slammed for awarding academy trust £550k to takeover failing Ipswich school
Government slammed for awarding academy trust £550k to takeover failing Ipswich school. The academy trust tasked with improving a failing Ipswich school was awarded £550,000 as part of the takeover – one of the largest payments of its kind ever made in England. Continue reading.
Ipswich Toby Carvery manager denies stealing £3,000 from safe
Ipswich Toby Carvery manager denies stealing £3,000 from safe. A former manager at a Toby Carvery in Ipswich has denied stealing more than £3,000 from a safe before quitting his job, .
Suffolk MP Dan Poulter ready for early General Election in May 2020
Suffolk MP Dan Poulter ready for early General Election in May 2020. Suffolk MP Dr Dan Poulter said new Prime Minister has sent MPs home to their constituencies for the summer with a spring in their step after his first appearance in the House of Commons as Prime Minister. Continue reading.
Today’s news as it happens
Today’s news as it happens. Welcome to today’s live feed, where you can find all of the day’s breaking fire, crime and travel news from Suffolk and north Essex. Continue reading.
Scores of homes remain without power following thunderstorms
Scores of homes remain without power following thunderstorms. Scores of homes in Suffolk and Essex remain without power this morning after huge thunderstorms struck the region last night. Continue reading.
Does your child’s school need tougher parking restrictions?
Does your child’s school need tougher parking restrictions? A crackdown on bad parking outside schools is being planned across Suffolk. Continue reading.
Cooler day in store after storms move away from Suffolk and Essex
Cooler day in store after storms move away from Suffolk and Essex. After a dramatic evening of storms hit the region a somewhat cooler day is in store. Continue reading.
New festival set for Norwich Road
New festival set for Norwich Road. A new festival is being planned this summer to celebrate the cultural diversity of the Norwich Road area of Ipswich. Continue reading.
Ipswich clamps down on landlords carrying out dangerous conversions
Ipswich clamps down on landlords carrying out dangerous conversions. Ipswich could be turned into a no-go zone for landlords making dangerous alterations to houses to turn them into homes of multiple occupation (HMOs). Continue reading.
Top Suffolk police officer blames increase in sick days for mental health issues on officer cuts
Top Suffolk police officer blames increase in sick days for mental health issues on officer cuts. Suffolk’s deputy police chief constable, Rachel Kearton, has spoken of her concerns after it was revealed that the number of sick days taken by police officers across the UK because of mental health issues soared by more than two-thirds in the past five years. Continue reading.
New figures show increase in reports of children being left alone during holidays
New figures show increase in reports of children being left alone during holidays. The NSPCC are urging parents to think about when they leave their children unsupervised after a rise in calls last summer. Continue reading.
WATCH: Your videos as storms hit Suffolk
WATCH: Your videos as storms hit Suffolk. Suffolk watched on as thunder and lightning swept across the county this evening with many capturing footage of the dramatic sight. Continue reading.
More than a thousand homes without power after huge storm sweeps in
More than a thousand homes without power after huge storm sweeps in. Hundreds of homes are without power after a massive storm swept across Suffolk and Essex .
WATCH: Spectacular lightning storms roll into Suffolk and Essex
WATCH: Spectacular lightning storms roll into Suffolk and Essex. After some of the hottest temperatures on record huge thunderstorms have broken out across Suffolk and Essex. Continue reading.
Dramatic fire burns trees perilously close to homes
Dramatic fire burns trees perilously close to homes. This was the scene of a dramatic fire which broke out close to homes in Sudbury on the hottest day of the year so far. Continue reading.
Does this anti-ageing Suffolk facial really work?
Does this anti-ageing Suffolk facial really work? Our reporter put LightFusion Age Defence to the test. Continue reading.
Outdoor films bring summer fun to Ipswich’s new look Cornhill plaza
Outdoor films bring summer fun to Ipswich’s new look Cornhill plaza. Scores of film fans took advantage of this week’s fine weather to enjoy outdoor cinema on Ipswich Cornhill on Wednesday. Continue reading.
Youngsters help homeless beat the heat
Youngsters help homeless beat the heat. Suffolk youngsters taking part in the National Citizenship Scheme have come up with a way of helping the homeless during the current heatwave. Continue reading.
How do you tell if your child is struggling with their mental health or developing an eating disorder?
How do you tell if your child is struggling with their mental health or developing an eating disorder? You may have read recent headlines about government plans for every new teacher in England to be trained so they can spot early warning signs of mental health, writes Andy Brogan, Deputy Chief Executive of Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, part of the Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care System. Continue reading.
Drugs proceeds confiscation hearing suspended
Drugs proceeds confiscation hearing suspended. A confiscation hearing for Ipswich man Salvatore Dellabella, jailed for nearly five years after police found more than a kilo of cocaine at his home, has been adjourned until September. Continue reading.
8 reasons why Ipswich isn’t a ‘crap town’
8 reasons why Ipswich isn’t a ‘crap town’. Suffolk’s county town wasn’t ‘honoured’ with a place on the infamous listing of the worst places to live in the UK this year…and some of these highlights could be the key to why. Continue reading.
Love Island star heading to Ipswich
Love Island star heading to Ipswich. After causing his fair of controversy in Majorca, Michael Griffiths from ITV’s hit show Love Island is set to get pulses racing with an appearance in Ipswich. Continue reading.
Ipswich’s most glamorous party? Strictly ball delights guests
Ipswich’s most glamorous party? Strictly ball delights guests. It was one of the parties of the year - but if you didn’t make it to Inspire Suffolk’s Strictly Charity ball, these photos will show you just what you missed.
‘Check on people in this heat’ words of wisdom from kind neighbour
‘Check on people in this heat’ words of wisdom from kind neighbour. A concerned neighbour who has been backed by his community in Kesgrave, has urged people to keep an eye on vulnerable people in the incredibly hot weather we have been experiencing. Continue reading.

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