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.
Warm and muggy weather ahead, forecasters warn
Warm and muggy weather ahead, forecasters warn. Tomorrow is set to be a hot and sunny day in the region – but cloudy conditions won’t stop temperatures from reaching the mid-20Cs later in the week, forecasters have said. Continue reading.
‘I did not have many brag-worthy GCSEs...but never give up’: Ipswich artist’s inspiring words for success
‘I did not have many brag-worthy GCSEs. but never give up’: Ipswich artist’s inspiring words for success. “Your passion can never be destroyed” – that is an emerging Ipswich artist’s motivational words after overcoming a lack of qualifications to achieve her dreams of university and a career in art.
Schoolchildren to get FREE tickets to Ipswich Town games
Schoolchildren to get FREE tickets to Ipswich Town games. Young Ipswich Town fans will get the chance to see the Blues in action thanks to free ticket giveaway for Suffolk schoolchildren. Continue reading.
New homes at key Ipswich town centre site could soon be on the way
New homes at key Ipswich town centre site could soon be on the way. New town centre retirement homes could soon be on the way for the former Archant newspapers site in the heart of Ipswich. Continue reading.
Clacton murder victim named by police
Clacton murder victim named by police. A woman murdered in Clacton has been named as 45-year-old Isabella Mitchell. Continue reading.
Have your say on controversial children’s centre changes from September
Have your say on controversial children’s centre changes from September. Plans to shake-up children’s centre provision in Suffolk will go to the public from September, after it was agreed for consultation this afternoon. Continue reading.
Man in 20s in critical condition after A11 McDonald’s hit and run
Man in 20s in critical condition after A11 McDonald’s hit and run. A man in his 20s is in a critical condition after being involved in a hit and run outside a McDonald’s. Continue reading.
Pubs and shops face tougher scrutiny in crackdown on heavy drinking
Pubs and shops face tougher scrutiny in crackdown on heavy drinking. Public Health Suffolk has already reviewed 81 applications between January and May this year for selling booze in the county as part of a bid for more stringent checks on changes that could lead to anti-social behaviour in the surrounding area. Continue reading.
The problem with Plastic Free July
The problem with Plastic Free July. Buying reusable items can add up, writes Nicola Warren .
Water giants aim to bring the greatest minds together for East Anglian innovation event
Water giants aim to bring the greatest minds together for East Anglian innovation event. In an industry first, Anglian Water and Essex & Suffolk Water have come together to find solutions to some of the key challenges facing the water industry and wider society. Continue reading.

Waterfront development

Didnt know what to call this thread, but I had a look around the winerack and, the tower itself is looking decent - though the white wont last, but activity around the ground floor units is non existent. These units are massive, I believe one of them was meant to be a theatre but they have since relocated. How are these going to get filled when units in the Mill and the other side in on Stoke Quay are all empty? You can see the two storey unit from here, the glazing under the bricks.
Christmas is coming to Stowmarket - and it is only July
Christmas is coming to Stowmarket - and it is only July. Most would think it is still a bit early to be thinking of snow, stockings and Santa Claus but not in this Suffolk market town. Continue reading.
Waterfront sports bar to host first LGBTQ games night
Waterfront sports bar to host first LGBTQ games night. Following on from the success of Suffolk Pride, this week the Wiff Waff bar on Ipswich Waterfront are launching their first ever LGBTQ games night. Continue reading.
Parkrun CANCELLED due to Ed Sheeran roadworks
Parkrun CANCELLED due to Ed Sheeran roadworks. Ipswich Parkrun based at Chantry Park have announced the popular weekly event will not take place this Saturday to ensure the safety of runners. Continue reading.
BMX club looks to raise £200,000 for new track in Ipswich
BMX club looks to raise £200,000 for new track in Ipswich. Ipswich BMX Club is looking to raise £200,000 to upgrade its track – as it celebrates its 39th anniversary. Continue reading.
‘Their night to shine’ - Chantry Academy’s prom in pictures
‘Their night to shine’ - Chantry Academy’s prom in pictures. An “incredible group of young people” from Chantry Academy dressed up to the nines for their end of year prom. Continue reading.
Alleged Ipswich murder victim died from single stab wound in alleway, court hears
Alleged Ipswich murder victim died from single stab wound in alleway, court hears. A 32-year-old man who was attacked in an Ipswich alleyway bled to death from a single stab wound, a court has heard. Continue reading.
All you need to know about the Suffolk Reading Challenge
All you need to know about the Suffolk Reading Challenge. The Suffolk Libraries Reading Challenge is landing on July 20, with children encouraged to get to their nearest library for a space-aged adventure. Continue reading.
Essex business leaders and politicians look for support for A120 dualling
Essex business leaders and politicians look for support for A120 dualling. Business leaders and politicians fighting for government funding to dual the A120 in Essex have launched a new website for companies to help boost their campaign. Continue reading.
Agriculture can deliver on sustainability with right support, say East Anglian farmers
Agriculture can deliver on sustainability with right support, say East Anglian farmers. UK agriculture can deliver on providing sustainable foods with the right investment, East Anglian farmers’ leaders believe after a new report called for a radical shift in food and farm practices. Continue reading.
Everything you need to know about 30 hours free childcare
Everything you need to know about 30 hours free childcare. Parents who are hoping to get 30 hours of free childcare for their three year old from September should apply before setting off on their summer holidays. Continue reading.

Parishes unite to fight plans for new Northern Route across Ipswich

Parishes unite to fight plans for new Northern Route across Ipswich. A new campaign to oppose proposals for a Northern Route for Ipswich has been formed with the support of 20 parishes to the north of the county town. .
Ipswich scientists help Norwich City prepare for Premiership football
Ipswich scientists help Norwich City prepare for Premiership football. They might be two towns with a fierce rivalry - but now Ipswich-based scientists seem to be setting aside decades of bitter competition to help Norwich City’s quest for Premiership glory. Continue reading.
Man left with head, neck and body injuries in ‘targeted attack’
Man left with head, neck and body injuries in ‘targeted attack’. A man in his 30s was left with head and neck injuries after he was seriously assaulted on a playing field in what police believe to be a targeted attack. Continue reading.
Don’t miss tonight’s partial lunar eclipse
Don’t miss tonight’s partial lunar eclipse. Keep your eyes on the skies this evening and you could spot a partial lunar eclipse, which ties in with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landings. Continue reading.

Stop! Campaign Against the Ipswich Northern Bypass

They are getting organised. Whilst there is no official pro-Northern Bypass campaign, there is an anti-NBP campaign. Remember this is a consultation and not a referendum. To hold the consultation there must be intent for the county council to go ahead with it. I must admit I like to see such democracy direct action to process but where is the pro-NBP campaign from the tens of thousands of people living in Ipswich and Kesgrave?
The Big Question: What if your staff go on climate strike?
The Big Question: What if your staff go on climate strike? HR specialist Carole Burman ponders this month’s conundrum. Continue reading.
How to get into your nearest swimming pool for FREE this summer
How to get into your nearest swimming pool for FREE this summer. Suffolk leisure centres are teaming up with Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils to offer free swims to help encouraging younger residents to get active over the summer holidays. Continue reading.
Why there are celebrations at Applaud coffee house
Why there are celebrations at Applaud coffee house. Six years ago these Suffolk sisters took a step into the unknown by opening a cafe in The Saint’s area of Ipswich, and now they are celebrating a milestone in their business history. Continue reading.
Last chance to buy tickets for Sir Tom Jones concert in Colchester Castle Park
Last chance to buy tickets for Sir Tom Jones concert in Colchester Castle Park. If you want to see Sir Tom Jones at Colchester Castle Park this weekend, you’ll have to rush to pick up the last remaining tickets. Continue reading.
Ipswich to blitz illegal parking near Chantry during Ed Sheeran concerts
Ipswich to blitz illegal parking near Chantry during Ed Sheeran concerts. Residents living in the Chantry area of Ipswich will be bound to face some disruption at the end of next month when Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran plays his homecoming concerts, borough officials have accepted. Continue reading.
Friend of alleged Ipswich murder victim denies his knife was used in the attack
Friend of alleged Ipswich murder victim denies his knife was used in the attack. A friend of an alleged murder victim has denied that his knife was used in the fatal attack. Continue reading.
Tory council chair left off the guest list when Boris visited his village
Tory council chair left off the guest list when Boris visited his village. Claydon Parish Council chairman – and staunch Conservative – Chris Studd was disappointed to find out that Prime Ministerial hopeful Boris Johnson had visited the village, but he hadn’t been invited to meet him. Continue reading.
Environmental group plans Suffolk “die-in” to highlight carbon worries
Environmental group plans Suffolk “die-in” to highlight carbon worries. Environmental pressure group Extinction Rebellion is preparing to hold a “die-in” at Suffolk County Council’s meeting this week to protest about its lack of action on climate change. Continue reading.
Stay with us for live updates on breaking news throughout Suffolk and Essex
Stay with us for live updates on breaking news throughout Suffolk and Essex. Welcome to today’s live feed, where you can find all of the day’s breaking fire, crime and travel news from Suffolk and Essex. Continue reading.
Suffolk at 94% superfast broadband coverage as project continues
Suffolk at 94% superfast broadband coverage as project continues. Targets to deliver 98% superfast broadband in Suffolk by 2020 are nearly six months ahead of schedule, a new cabinet report has said. Continue reading.
New homeless support team to be set up in Suffolk thanks to £209,000 grant
New homeless support team to be set up in Suffolk thanks to £209,000 grant. A new support team will be formed in Suffolk to help homeless people find and retain private sector housing following a successful bid for government funding. Continue reading.

Work starts on new school building in Ipswich

Work starts on new school building in Ipswich. A state-of-the-art new building designed to help boost a special school in Ipswich is a step closer after building work got under way. .
Rising Kesgrave star to ‘embrace the experience of playing at Latitude’
Rising Kesgrave star to ‘embrace the experience of playing at Latitude’. Aspiring musicians of the future will be among those to get their chance in the spotlight when a Suffolk orchestra performs at one of the UK’s biggest music festivals. Continue reading.
Do you think you could be a Detective Constable?
Do you think you could be a Detective Constable? Could you be a police detective? Suffolk Constabulary is looking for new crime-solving sleuths from all walks of life.
One “incredible” month of mammoth Elmer’s Big Parade
One “incredible” month of mammoth Elmer’s Big Parade. It is a month since 55 Elmers paraded into Ipswich and ever since families have been stomping around the town looking for the colourful creatures and their smaller Learning Herd friends. Continue reading.
Police ‘urgently’ seeking man in connection with Jaywick murder
Police ‘urgently’ seeking man in connection with Jaywick murder. Essex police are wanting to speak to a man in connection with the murder of a 58-year-old man who died in a house in Jaywick this weekend. Continue reading.
Rural areas to be hit hardest by children’s centre changes, campaigners warn
Rural areas to be hit hardest by children’s centre changes, campaigners warn. Fresh fears have been raised over the impact plans to close some of Suffolk’s children’s centre will have on rural communities – with some areas set to share just one or two centres. Continue reading.
WATCH - Cute tiger cubs are now a month old, and zoo visitors can take a peek
WATCH - Cute tiger cubs are now a month old, and zoo visitors can take a peek. Amur tiger cubs at Colchester Zoo can now be seen by visitors - and the public will soon be asked to help name the adorable trio. Continue reading.
University to introduce ‘mandatory training’ to combat anti-Semitism
University to introduce ‘mandatory training’ to combat anti-Semitism. A university which became embroiled in a row over anti-Semitism allegations is set to bring in a number of changes aimed at tackling discrimination. Continue reading.
Road at Westerfield open again after completion of work at level crossing
Road at Westerfield open again after completion of work at level crossing. The B1077 has re-opened at Westerfield Level Crossing after seven weeks of work by Network Rail to make it safer. Continue reading.
Chantry Library given £15,000 makeover
Chantry Library given £15,000 makeover. A popular Ipswich library described as a “pillar of its community” has been given a £15,000 refurbishment to help it continue providing vital public services. Continue reading.
What is going to happen to Ipswich’s Game store after Sport Direct takeover?
What is going to happen to Ipswich’s Game store after Sport Direct takeover? Sports Direct’s £52m takeover of Game Digital is nearing completion but the move could lead to store closures across the UK. Continue reading.
Garden centre chain Notcutts celebrates high margins as efficiency drive boosts profits
Garden centre chain Notcutts celebrates high margins as efficiency drive boosts profits. A national garden centre chain based in Suffolk has seen its profits soar by more than 50% following a successful cost-cutting drive. Continue reading.
‘She would help anyone who needed her’ – Family pay tribute to fatal Ipswich crash victim
‘She would help anyone who needed her’ – Family pay tribute to fatal Ipswich crash victim. An Ipswich family has paid tribute to a “much-loved” mother-of-two who was tragically killed after a crash in the town. Continue reading.
Can you spot yourself dancing Saturday night away at Yates in Ipswich?
Can you spot yourself dancing Saturday night away at Yates in Ipswich? Were you out on the town celebrating a birthday or joining a hen party at Yates in Ipswich on Saturday night? Continue reading.
Everything you need to know about Kidzfest 2019
Everything you need to know about Kidzfest 2019. This weekend children will be able to meet their favourite Toy Story characters and get to relax on a beach at Kidzfest at Trinity Park, Ipswich. Continue reading.

Ipswich area bus service changes September 2019

Suffolkonboard. com have now started adding new timetables for bus service changes taking place in September. It seems both Ipswich Buses and First Eastern Counties (Ipswich Reds) are making changes on the 1st September. Currently uploaded is a new timetable for service 15/15A, 94A and a cancellation of service 68. I’d imagine there will be more changes than this so worth checking back over the next few weeks!

How will you get to Ipswich’s Chantry Park for Ed Sheeran concert?

How will you get to Ipswich’s Chantry Park for Ed Sheeran concert? Hadleigh Road in Ipswich will be closed for four days over the August Bank Holiday weekend as part of the travel arrangements for the Ed Sheeran Concerts at Chantry Park. .
Dutch ambassador: ‘Netherlands and East Anglia must not drift apart after Brexit’
Dutch ambassador: ‘Netherlands and East Anglia must not drift apart after Brexit’. The Dutch – like most Europeans – did not want Britain to quit the European Union. Here Dutch ambassador to the UK Simon Smits talks to business editor Richard Porritt about the ‘regrettable’ referendum and how the East can stay close to it’s North Sea neighbour.
More than 50,000 Suffolk children are living in poverty - this is how you can help
More than 50,000 Suffolk children are living in poverty - this is how you can help. An Ipswich charity is urging food suppliers and producers across the region to help fight child hunger. Continue reading.
Faster check-ins at Stansted as eight new service desks open at airport
Faster check-ins at Stansted as eight new service desks open at airport. A new check-in area at Stansted Airport has opened as latest part of a series of improvements. Continue reading.
All the headlines you need to read today
All the headlines you need to read today. All the latest news from Suffolk and Essex in one place for you today. Continue reading.
‘High streets need to improve customer experience’ – warning as footfall hits seven-year low
‘High streets need to improve customer experience’ – warning as footfall hits seven-year low. Experts are warning UK high streets must improve their customer experience as footfall crashed to its worst June figures for seven years. Continue reading.
Roadworks begin to improve access to Chantry Park ahead of Ed Sheeran shows
Roadworks begin to improve access to Chantry Park ahead of Ed Sheeran shows. Two weeks of roadworks will get underway in Ipswich today in preparation for Ed Sheeran’s homecoming concerts later this summer. Continue reading.

Bid for 2,700-home new ‘garden village’ labelled ‘unwanted urban sprawl’

Bid for 2,700-home new ‘garden village’ labelled ‘unwanted urban sprawl’. Villagers have lodged strong protests over a developer’s proposals for a 2,700-home ‘garden village’ – saying it will lead to the “unwanted urban sprawl” of Ipswich destroying precious countryside. .
Another huge rise in speeders caught on camera in Suffolk
Another huge rise in speeders caught on camera in Suffolk. The number of motorists speeding on Suffolk’s roads is continuing to rise sharply – with latest figures showing a spike in May. Continue reading.
Top dog! Suffolk Dog Day returns
Top dog! Suffolk Dog Day returns. Every dog has its day and for the pooches of Suffolk a date on the calendar raising thousands of pounds for charity returns this month.
Chemical alert after mystery liquid poured into hedge in Ipswich park
Chemical alert after mystery liquid poured into hedge in Ipswich park. Firefighters and the Environment Agency have been called to the Chantry area of Ipswich after people were seen pouring a potentially hazardous liquid into a hedge. Continue reading.
Why Ipswich should be so proud of music day
Why Ipswich should be so proud of music day. It is thought to be the biggest free one-day music festival in the country, with Ed Sheeran even playing there twice. Ipswich should be very proud of its annual music day, writes borough council leader David Ellesmere.
Woman arrested on suspicion of murder after man dies from head injury
Woman arrested on suspicion of murder after man dies from head injury. Police have launched a murder investigation after a 58-year-old man was found dead at a property. Continue reading.
School’s delight at Ofsted rating and being top for A levels in Suffolk
School’s delight at Ofsted rating and being top for A levels in Suffolk. An independent boarding school is delighted with the praise it has received from Ofsted inspectors after its new rating saw it graded as Good in all areas. Continue reading.
WATCH: Indian Mela brings thousands together for food and dance in Ipswich
WATCH: Indian Mela brings thousands together for food and dance in Ipswich. Ipswich was bursting with colour, dance and spices today as thousands came together to celebrate Indian culture in Christchurch Park. Continue reading.
‘Demand on force is growing, but we must maintain proactive policing’
‘Demand on force is growing, but we must maintain proactive policing’. In his latest column, Suffolk’s Chief Constable Stephen Jupp says it is vital the force is still able to conduct proactive policing .
Summer craft exhibition showcases Suffolk’s wealth of creative talent
Summer craft exhibition showcases Suffolk’s wealth of creative talent. Suffolk Craft Society’s summer show is an important fixture in the county’s creative calendar. This year’s exhibition is more dazzling than ever with an influx of new talent sharing a new perspective Continue reading.
£300k project will help rough sleepers and prevent people becoming homeless
£300k project will help rough sleepers and prevent people becoming homeless. Emergency beds for rough sleepers are to be provided in two Suffolk towns as part of a Government-funded £300,000 project to cut the number of vulnerable people on the streets. Continue reading.
‘You can’t buy it online’ – Suffolk’s first hair and makeup studio complete with cocktail bar
‘You can’t buy it online’ – Suffolk’s first hair and makeup studio complete with cocktail bar. Sip away whilst they chop away at a new hair and beauty salon which hopes to bring a unique experience to Sudbury – filling an empty spot on the otherwise dying high street. Continue reading.
Could family’s impressive Winnie the Pooh design become an official Lego product?
Could family’s impressive Winnie the Pooh design become an official Lego product? A Suffolk family hopes they have the building blocks of a good idea as they battle it out to have their creation made by Lego. Continue reading.
Fire crews tackling log pile fire on Shotley peninsula
Fire crews tackling log pile fire on Shotley peninsula. Firefighters and a farmer are currently tackling a fire in a 60-tonne store of chopped logs at agricultural premises near Ipswich. Continue reading.
Can you spot yourself at Trimley Carnival?
Can you spot yourself at Trimley Carnival? It was fancy dress and floats galore as fun-lovers flocked to the 50th annual Trimley Carnival. Continue reading.

Which New Zealand cricketer playing in today’s World Cup Final went to school in Ipswich?

Which New Zealand cricketer playing in today’s World Cup Final went to school in Ipswich? One of the key players plotting England’s downfall in the final – taking place at Lord’s in London – went to St Joseph’s College. .
Another chance to see a Spitfire flypast in Suffolk
Another chance to see a Spitfire flypast in Suffolk. Aircraft enthusiasts can expect to hear the iconic roar of the best-known Second World War fighter plane when one passes over the county today .
Councils pledge to support Sudbury and Stowmarket after funding snub
Councils pledge to support Sudbury and Stowmarket after funding snub. Council bosses have vowed to keep working towards regenerating the high street in two towns in Suffolk after they were snubbed for government funding. Continue reading.
‘A leader doesn’t need to be a details person’ – Voters share thoughts at Tory hustings
‘A leader doesn’t need to be a details person’ – Voters share thoughts at Tory hustings. Tory members from across the region shared their opinions on Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt at tonight’s penultimate leadership hustings in Essex. Continue reading.
Pictures from Tendring Show - were you in the crowd?
Pictures from Tendring Show - were you in the crowd? Thousands of people enjoyed a taste of country life at the annual Tendring Show. Continue reading.
Terminally ill Ipswich man told ‘to expect the worst’ starts epic bucket list
Terminally ill Ipswich man told ‘to expect the worst’ starts epic bucket list. An Ipswich man who is at the end stage of heart failure says he “isn’t ready to go” as he ticks Wimbledon off of his bucket list. Karl Butler, 38, was born with a serious heart condition and doctors have now told him that he will only receive palliative care in the future – so he has decided to start a bucket list and raise money to help complete things he wants to accomplish.
Suffolk singer is one step closer to supporting Ed Sheeran at Chantry Park
Suffolk singer is one step closer to supporting Ed Sheeran at Chantry Park. Suffolk music star Caswell was crowned the winner of last nights ‘battle of the bands’ semi-final in Ipswich – with just one final hurdle between her and the chance to perform at Ed Sheeran’s Divide world tour. Continue reading.
Boris Johnson woos Tory faithful at Suffolk hotel as hustings hit region
Boris Johnson woos Tory faithful at Suffolk hotel as hustings hit region. Conservative leadership hopeful Boris Johnson paid a whistle-stop private visit to Suffolk on Saturday to meet party supporters on his way between two hustings events in the region. Continue reading.
Firefighters called to remove ring from woman’s finger
Firefighters called to remove ring from woman’s finger. A fire crew was called to assist paramedics after a woman’s ring became stuck on her finger at a property in Ipswich. Continue reading.
Golf club hopes for go-ahead to build holiday chalets
Golf club hopes for go-ahead to build holiday chalets. Objections have been lodged over plans to redevelop part of Waldringfield Golf Club with 58 holiday chalets. Continue reading.

Northern Bypass Merchandise Shop

The Northern Bypass Merchandise Shop has just been launched. This dropship service is provided by Spreadshirt - there are no setup costs to open one, no minimum order or requirement to pre-order large volumes - so there is no volume discount but it avoids needing thousands of pounds of stock, somewhere to store it, to handle payments and shipping. A 15% off deal is applicable to all new Spreadshirt shops for the first two weeks. This should help cover all or some of the postage! The following are a selection of initial designs - new designs are in the pipe line.
Lizard called ‘Dopey’, which is 3.5ft long, is on the loose in Kesgrave
Lizard called ‘Dopey’, which is 3. 5ft long, is on the loose in Kesgrave. An Asian water monitor lizard has been missing for nearly four days after it smashed out of its glass enclosure at a house in Kesgrave.
Shops closing early and drop in customers blamed on M&S closure
Shops closing early and drop in customers blamed on M&S closure. Closure of the M&S store in Felixstowe is being blamed for a big drop in customers and trade in the town centre – leading some shops to close early. Continue reading.
Government needs to show a more ‘joined approach to climate crisis, says leading scientist
Government needs to show a more ‘joined approach to climate crisis, says leading scientist. Fracking, third runway ay Heathrow and road building programme contradict emissions-cutting pledge, according to climate scientist and environmentalist from the region. Continue reading.
The Undertones to play Stowmarket’s John Peel Centre
The Undertones to play Stowmarket’s John Peel Centre. Legendary band The Undertones are to play a special gig at the John Peel Centre in Stowmarket to mark what would have been the broadcaster’s 80th birthday. Continue reading.
A shoplifter who broke the jaw of assistant is among those jailed in Suffolk
A shoplifter who broke the jaw of assistant is among those jailed in Suffolk. A knifepoint robber and a ‘hopeless’ drug addict are among the five men put behind bars in Suffolk over the last 10 days – find out why here. Continue reading.
Lincolnshire floods help East Anglian team prepare for emergency back home
Lincolnshire floods help East Anglian team prepare for emergency back home. The Environment Agency’s operations manager for Norfolk and Suffolk, Graham Verrier, was among a team from the region to help out after floods hit Lincolnshire last month. Continue reading.
Storecupboard Suppers No 2 - Risotto Prime Verde
Storecupboard Suppers No 2 - Risotto Prime Verde. In the second part of our easy family supper series learn how to make this Italian classic, filled with summer vegetables. Continue reading.
Driver injured after car overturns in one-way system
Driver injured after car overturns in one-way system. Emergency services were called to Ipswich Waterfront’s busy one-way system this morning after a car overturned. Continue reading.
Two chances to see a Spitfire fly over Suffolk this weekend
Two chances to see a Spitfire fly over Suffolk this weekend. Keep your eyes on the skies this weekend as Ipswich is named as one of more than 40 places to see a Spitfire flypast. Continue reading.
Homeless Bus Shelter Ipswich project gets £5K boost
Homeless Bus Shelter Ipswich project gets £5K boost. A Suffolk digital marketing agency is supporting homeless people in the county and has made a £5,000 donation to get The Bus Shelter, Ipswich’s outreach bus, on the road. Continue reading.
Ipswich man calls for greater awareness of rare blood disease which left him depressed
Ipswich man calls for greater awareness of rare blood disease which left him depressed. Aplastic anaemia only affects one in 500,000 people – but more needs to be done to raise awareness and offer support in Suffolk, says one 60-year-old sufferer. Continue reading.
Suffolk warehouse to become massive NHS distribution centre
Suffolk warehouse to become massive NHS distribution centre. A massive new NHS warehouse and distribution centre for East Anglia and the South East - storing everything from bandages to surgical equipment - is set to open at a Suffolk warehouse. Continue reading.
Man in 30s is 16th person killed on Suffolk’s roads this year
Man in 30s is 16th person killed on Suffolk’s roads this year. Nearly three times as many people have been killed on Suffolk’s roads in the first half of 2019 than in the same period last year, it has emerged. Continue reading.
Instructors warn of ‘serious problem’ with driving tests in Ipswich
Instructors warn of ‘serious problem’ with driving tests in Ipswich. Driving Instructors in Suffolk have raised concerns after a string of practical tests were cancelled in the Ipswich area. Continue reading.

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