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Family’s heartbreak after dead cat found with ear and tail hacked off. A mother-of-three has spoken out about the “disturbing” ordeal her beloved pet Mollie endured before she was killed. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
What is the next chapter for our libraries in a digital age? What does the future hold for your local library in an age of digital and video - and what further changes are in store? Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Plans lodged for final phase of Whitehouse school extension. Plans have been lodged for the final phase of a major redevelopment project for an Ipswich primary school, featuring the creation of a new pre-school and teaching space. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
‘The hospice isn’t a scary place’ - The Elmer trail will help bust myths. An Ipswich hospice has revealed it is expecting patient demand to double over the next years - meaning they need to raise as much money as possible from this summer’s Elmer’s Big Parade - Suffolk. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Railway posters on show at Wivenhoe – can you do better than artists of the past? Could you do as well as some of the great railway poster artists of the past? If so organisers of a new exhibition at Wivenhoe station want to hear from you. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
We have registered IpswichMarket. co. uk for use as a. Probably too late to help the market now but better than nothing (Ipswich Borough Council's efforts)!
Missing Suffolk teenager may have travelled to Norwich or Yarmouth. Police believe that a Suffolk teenager who has gone missing from home may have travelled to the Norwich or Great Yarmouth area by train. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Betty from Hadleigh celebrates her 100th with surprise tea party. A hadleigh woman has celebrated her 100th birthday in style - with surprise tea party at her nursing home. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Former Northgate Grammar students share memories at big school reunion. Almost 100 former pupils of Northgate Grammar School got together for a big reunion in Ipswich on Friday – with some travelling thousands of miles to meet up with their old schoolmates. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
A14 eastbound near Copdock blocked following multi-vehicle crash. One lane of the A14 eastbound between Copdock and Wherstead has been reopened to traffic following a multi-vehicle crash. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
The best places to get breakfast in Ipswich according to TripAdvisor. When it comes to getting the perfect breakfast in Ipswich, independent businesses are leading the way. But how many on the list have you been to? Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Hundreds of scams and rogue trader referrals under threat with Citizens Advice cuts. Planned cuts to the Citizens Advice grant by Suffolk County Council could result in fewer scams and rogue trader cases being presented to Trading Standards, it has emerged. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
WATCH: The touching message Manchester City star sent to dying Suffolk superfan. Tributes to Ezra Leverett, the ‘face of Halesworth’ Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Districts plan greater clampdown on illegal parking with new action plan. Two Suffolk councils will next week decide on a joint parking plan which proposes to clamp down harder on illegal parking. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
See inside a unique Suffolk home. At Shingle Street, on the Suffolk coast, is a beach house designed by modernist architect John Penn, for his own use. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Work starts to improve toilets at Colchester’s Castle Park play areas. Colchester council is closing the cafe toilets in Castle Park from Monday, February 4, to allow them to be refurbished and updated for the spring. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Success for superheroes’ latest mission – bringing shoppers into Sailmakers in Ipswich. Children and the young-at-heart had a Marvellous time at Sailmakers in Ipswich as the shopping centre was invaded by superheroes and Disney Princesses for a fun-packed Saturday. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Decision on 70 Stowupland homes delayed amid neighbourhood plan progression. A decision on plans for 70 homes in Stowupland have been deferred as a result of progress with neighbourhood plans. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
TRIBUTES: Stella and Bill Jackaman − Suffolk champions of charity Headway. They were married for more than 72 years and died less than three weeks apart, in their 90s. ‘They really were an exceptional couple’ Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Award-winning Suffolk builder, Nest Development, has just revealed its latest conversion - Tinkers Barn at Bressingham in the Norfolk-Suffolk borders. Modern agriculture has changed and there are many unwanted farm buildings. In the past they might have been demolished, but now they are much-prized to be converted into modern homes. They can become stunning homes with the latest features and technology. Award-winning Nick Glendinning of Nest has created a number of Grand Designs-style homes across Suffolk, converting a number of traditional buildings, including chapels.
All set to redecorate your bedroom or rip out the kitchen? Read this first. It has been revealed that one in six people who undertake a DIY project injure themselves in the process -but are you one of them? Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Can High Streets in towns like Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds survive the current upheavals? Today it feels as if the High Street – the mythical heart of every town and city across the country – is under more pressure than ever before. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Creating drought-like conditions in Essex. Plant biologists at the University of Essex have secured £500,000 funding to get a better understanding of how crops respond to different levels of stress in the environment. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
‘We’re doomed’ Is there another disastrous Dad’s Army remake on the horizon? Who do they think they are kidding? Dad’s Army is about to be demeaned again by yet another pointless re-make. The original series remains the BBC’s comedy masterpiece.
Sleet could fall over Suffolk but no more snow forecast this weekend. Despite parts of Ipswich waking up to a minor snow flurry this morning there is little chance of any further snowfall this weekend. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Former paratrooper will run, cycle and kayak length of UK for Mollie’s wheelchair fund. A former paratrooper from Kesgrave is running, kayaking and cycling the length of the UK to raise money for a new ‘off road’ powered wheelchair for his niece living with cerebral palsy. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Man brought to the brink by cocaine and booze addiction now helps fund the charity that saved him. A dad-of-four who battled an addiction to drug and alcohol that brought him to the “gates of death” is now a successful entrepreneur who used 65% of the profits of one of his companies to help fund the charity that saved him. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Former Heath News Post Office to reopen as two-floor hospice shop and cafe. The former Heath News Post Office in Ipswich is set to be transformed into a two-floor St Elizabeth Hospice shop and cafe. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Crucial new beds for brain injury patients unveiled at care home. A care home and hospital have joined forces to provide more specialist care packages for head injury patients amid growing numbers of people with neurological problems. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Thousands of new patients unable to get dentist appointment on NHS, according to survey. The crisis facing new patients seeking dental treatment on the NHS in Suffolk has been laid bare after it was revealed that more than 11,000 people were unable to get an appointment. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
‘Large dangerous pothole’ opens up in road. A trip to Tesco nearly spelled disaster for drivers in Stowmarket after a huge pothole opened up on the A1120. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Driver who ran out of fuel on A14 sanctioned for damaged tyre. A car which had run out of fuel on the A14 was found to have a damaged rear tyre when inspected by police. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
‘Take a bit of pride in Ipswich’. Mystery piles of naan bread dumped on The Strand in Wherstead has prompted an Ipswich man to speak out about litter in the area. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Local Police Volunteer scheme extended across the county. Suffolk police chiefs have praised the work of their local policing volunteers as the scheme approaches its first anniversary. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Fare dodgers pay the price for not having tickets. Fare dodgers were ordered to pay nearly £2. 9m in fines and costs last year after Greater Anglia prosecuted people caught riding trains without tickets. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Weekend weather: Met Office warnings of more snow to come. More ice is expected Suffolk and Essex this weekend, with a chance of snow for some in East Anglia. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
What were the most expensive houses sold in Suffolk? Last year’s most expensive home has seven bedrooms and an incredible eight bathrooms which sold for a bank-breaking £3. 5million. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Felixstowe man robbed at home by masked trio. Three masked thugs have robbed a Felixstowe man in his own home. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Business confidence in the East of England slides. Business confidence for companies in the East of England fell to its lowest level in more than a year in January, as wrangling over Brexit continues with no clear end in sight. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Baking new ground – Create edible landmarks in mayor’s culinary contest with a twist. A chocolate Christchurch Mansion, a Willis wheel or an ‘oreo’ bridge – your cakes of Ipswich landmarks could soon be cream of the crop at the mayor’s baking competition with a difference. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Kevin Beattie statue appeal close to £19,000 – as more events are held to raise money. The campaign for a statue of Ipswich Town’s greatest ever player, Kevin Beattie, has now reached around £19,000 in just six weeks. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
‘County lines’ drugs crime is ‘biggest threat facing Suffolk’ - police commissioner after 16 arrests made. An operation targeting those suspected of supplying drugs in Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds has seen 16 people arrested. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Family mourn ‘loving partner and father’ killed in A14 crash. Tributes to a young father expecting his second child have been paid by his family after his death in a crash on the A14. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Police still seeking answers to central Ipswich car theft. Suffolk police officers are urging the public to look out for a car stolen from the centre of Ipswich. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Campaign shines spotlight on young people’s emotional wellbeing. Students and teachers have donned bright colours on a dreary day to help launch a campaign to support young people’s emotional wellbeing. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Darling appearance by Blackadder star at Aldeburgh show. Theatre-goers in Aldeburgh were surprised to find a darling visitor wen they headed to a local performance. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Permanent fire crews of three dubbed as “dangerous” by firefighter union. The union supporting firefighters in Suffolk has warned the permanent rollout of on-call firefighters featuring just three crew members to all incidents is “dangerous” and “unnecessary”. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
New tracks. New platforms at Ipswich station. And faster trains. Will East Anglia’s rail bosses be able to deliver? Rail bosses have outlined a bold new vision for the East Anglian network over the next 25 years at a major transport conference in Ipswich.
Hundreds of Suffolk patients warned their pacemakers could malfunction. Pacemakers fitted to hundreds of Suffolk patients may be at risk of malfunctioning, it has emerged. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
‘Bare knuckle Boxing? ’ NFL stars quizzed on how Alan Brazil makes a living. Eating? Bare knuckle boxing? - these are just some of the suggestions star NFL players came up with when asked what Ipswich Town legend Alan Brazil did for a living.
‘They looked like smurfs’ – firefighters and pets left covered in blue ink in wake of fire. There is a blue tinge in the air in a corner of Clacton this week as blue ink powder was blown around a street, covering pets, cars and even residents. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
A tearoom inside a pub could be just the place to escape the ordinary. One Suffolk pub has come up with a novel way to draw in a new clientele - it’s turned one of its bars into a tearoom. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Photographs reveal reality of life on the streets in Ipswich. An exhibition at Ipswich Library is giving the public a rare glimpse into the life of people living homeless in the town. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Winter is here: Game of Thrones embroidery in the snow. On a chilly morning in Essex, an enormous embroidery of the Night King from Game of Thrones, which took 140 people to make, was revealed against the backdrop of snow. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Vehicle seized after learner ‘drives on wrong side of the road’. A learner driver ended up in hot water after reportedly driving on the wrong side of an Ipswich street. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Hero police dog catches suspect after church burglary. Ivy the police dog saved the day by chasing down a suspect following a break in at a church in Colchester. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Burglars smash village shop door. A village store was the victim of an early morning break in that left shattered glass strewn across the pavement. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Watch as beautiful time-lapse video shows sun begin to rise over Ipswich. Often we don’t have time to stop and look at the world around us but this mesmerising time-lapse shows Ipswich come to life on a winter’s morning. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Why managing your investments is crucial. Having your investments actively managed can pay dividends, says financial expert Pete Sharkey Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Sprinkling of snow overnight with more showers to come. Parts of Essex have woken up to a dusting of snow on rural roads and car parks, while Suffolk has largely escaped the deep freeze. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Suffolk siriusly loves Harry Potter. Harry Potter fans in Suffolk have loaned the popular books 3,600 times over the past year, as many fans prepare to dress up as wizards for the annual book night. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Hotel space running out for Ed Sheeran’s Ipswich concerts. If you are going to the big Ed Sheeran concerts in Ipswich this summer you better book a hotel ticket soon – as the majority are already full. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Huge fall in rough sleeping across Suffolk and Essex revealed. The number of rough sleepers across Suffolk and Essex has decreased, new government figures have shown. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Three-way split of mental health trust could be on the cards. The troubled mental health trust in Suffolk and Norfolk could be split into three, we can reveal. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
So anyone can now say there is an issues with the steps after numerous incidents including the avoidable fatality of John Stow; we have a look back to comments made BEFORE the Cornhill works went ahead! Planning Application Comments A comment regarding access/Right of Way. These are snippets around the word "step"(s), "access", "platform", "barrier" or "obstacle"(s).
A star from The Undateables has described Ipswich as a ‘lovely place’. Daniel Wakeford, who is a popular contestant on the Channel 4 show, has spent the afternoon performing for children ahead of gig. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Everything you need to know about The Band, featuring Take That hits, coming to the Ipswich Regent. Our arts editor quizzes writer of the hit musical, Tim Firth. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Police prepare evidence for possible prosecution over death of girl in inflatable trampoline tragedy. Police investigating the death of a three-year-old who was thrown from an inflatable trampoline say they are close to submitting a file so that possible prosecution measures can be considered. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Have your say on jobs, pay and housing as the Bank of England’s Citizens’ Panel comes to Ipswich. What do you think about jobs, pay, housing and cost of living in the county? You have a chance to share your views with senior policy makers at the Bank of England in March – as Ipswich hosts the Citizens’ Panel for the South East and East Anglia. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
WATCH: How snowboarders and sledgers enjoyed the Beast from the East in 2018. We may have only seen a small amount of snow so far, but it might not be over just yet as a second yellow weather warning has been issued. Here we take a look back at how Suffolk enjoyed the Beast from the East. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Tougher penalties on dog fouling and defecating and urinating in public could come into force in Ipswich. Tougher penalties on dog fouling and defecating and urinating in public could come into force in Ipswich if plans to extend a public protection order win support. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Man arrested in Daniel Saunders murder probe is released under investigation. A man arrested as part of the investigation into the fatal stabbing of 32-year-old Daniel Saunders in Ipswich has been released under investigation. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Helping to keep the homeless warm this winter. Local food service provider, Bidfood in Stowmarket, took part in Bidfood’s campaign Sharing is Caring, to support homeless communities across the UK. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
I finally managed to visit the Rodin Kiss & Tell exhibition at Christchurch Mansion, where if I was an Instagram/Facebook/YouTube celebrity, I would have probably gotten away with deceiving millions into thinking the mansion was my house LOL. There were too few people. Christchurch Park very quiet. Got into the mansion, no one in the concourse (not completely rare) was greeted by a member of staff who gave me a card to subscribe to Ipswich Museums updates. By the time I left I had forgot and taken it home with me.
Boy, 16, accused of stabbing Ipswich teenager, denies changing his clothes in case they had blood on them. A 16-year-old drug dealer accused of murdering an Ipswich teenager has denied changing his clothes on the day of the fatal stabbing because “he was involved in the attack and was worried the teenager’s blood was on them. ” Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
tReds faces uncertain future as administrators called in. Doubts remain over the future of an Ipswich shoe shop as its parent company was forced to look for a buyer after it was placed into administration. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Watch out for Mr Freeze! Big chill forces Ipswich superheroes indoors. They might be ready to save the planet – but the sad fact is superheroes don’t like the cold so their visit to Ipswich this weekend has been moved indoors. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
5 of the best Chinese restaurants in Ipswich - including gluten-free and low MSG. Celebrations for Chinese New Year (the Year of the Pig) begin on Tuesday, February 5, here are some of Ipswich’s best restaurants to try. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Tax hike prompts call to reform funding formula ‘no one understands’. Fresh calls have been made for the government to overhaul its method of funding the police after Suffolk taxpayers were again asked to contribute more. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Bohemian Rhapsody, Mamma Mia and The Greatest Showman coming to outdoor cinemas. Grab your popcorn, wrap up in a blanket and enjoy one of the biggest films of 2018 during sunset. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Car collides with pedestrian crossing close to Ipswich town centre. A car has hit part of a pedestrian crossing in Ipswich after being involved in a collision with another vehicle. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
I spotted a workman fixing what looks like to be a broken step near Arras Square in St Stephens Lane. Not sure if this is on the instructions of Buttermarket Centre, IBC or Suffolk County Council. We mustn't forget this entire road looks like the fallout from a war, it is in a very bad state of repair, yet they are taking serious responsibility in sorting out this step. It is close to the rail yet I have never really seen anyone walk up where the affected step is. Elsewhere, on the Cornhill the steps are still accessible, dripping wet - as you could expect, and nobody using them!
Heavy snow forecast overnight for Suffolk. A 24-hour yellow weather warning for snow and ice has been issued for Suffolk as further snow storms are expected overnight. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Mystery as a hundred dead crabs wash up near the Orwell Bridge. An Ipswich man made a worrying discovery when he came across hundreds of dead crabs as he took a lunchtime stroll along the banks of the River Orwell. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Survivors share chilling stories of chaos caused by Felixstowe floods. People in Felixstowe gathered in bitterly cold conditions to pay their respects to the victims of Britain’s biggest peacetime disaster. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
When llamas, elephants and bears were the stars of the big top. Decades before the Hollywood blockbuster The Greatest Showman made the circus popular again, Hoffman Circus came to Ipswich and drew a strong crowd to the big top. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Boy, 16, denies being in van with gang members when it drove to scene of Ipswich stabbing. The youngest of six defendants accused of murdering Ipswich teenager Tavis Spencer-Aitkens has denied being in a delivery van with fellow gang members when it drove to the scene of the fatal stabbing. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Broke Hall Primary and Springfield Juniors form brand new Ipswich academy trust. The CEO of a new multi-academy trust in Ipswich has spoken about his vision to bring the best out of two high performing primary schools. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Suffolk business leaders explore ways to make their employees healthier. A partnership to boost productivity by improving workers’ health and wellbeing is being stepped up in Suffolk, with a series of new workshops and a virtual workplace health board. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Group of mums help to raise more than £300 to replace chickens killed in school break-in. They have stood up to mindless vandals, who left their children heartbroken, in one of the most powerful ways imaginable - showing that their community cannot be beaten. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Missing teenager found safe and well in London. A teenager that went missing on Sunday has been found in Croydon, London. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Ed Sheeran announces Ipswich support act. Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran has revealed who will be joining him at Chantry Park this summer. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
He bought sunglasses on holiday, then sold them back home. Colchester entrepreneur Danny Nevill is aiming to grow his Universal Web Design with a national push this year. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Monsoon is closing down its store in Ipswich. Monsoon the fashion retailer is shutting down its store in the centre of Ipswich, in a major blow to the town centre. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Fisons developers given court order to make site safer. Developers at the former Fisons fertiliser factory in Bramford have been issued with court order to make the site safer amid concerns over its security. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Inquest opens into death of Ipswich stab victim. An inquest has opened into the death of 32-year-old man who was stabbed in an Ipswich street. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
What can you recognise in Seventies Ipswich? Do you remember Ipswich in 1974? See these amazing aerial photos of the county town. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Last ditch plea to save Felixstowe M&S – by making it a food hall only. M&S customers in Felixstowe have pleaded with store bosses to give their town centre shop threatened with closure one last chance by converting it completely into a food hall. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Around 150 turn up for advice and health checks. A special community winter health advice event, held at the Manor Ballroom in Ipswich this week, proved a great success. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
Family share photo of woman stabbed to death by husband. The family of Jean Ryan, who was brutally stabbed to death by her husband at their Felixstowe home, have today released a photograph of the beloved sister. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.