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  1. dan5

    Ipswich Homeless Figures 2017

    by dan5 in Ipswich Borough CouncilDec 14, 2017 at 9:24 PM with 0 replies and 23 views.

    Despite an increase in organisations in Ipswich tackling homelessness, known homeless figures has increased 28% from the previous quarter. This excludes rough sleepers who do not officially approach the council for help, and includes a large number of single mums with depending children.July 2017 to September 201780 IBC Referrals51 Statutory HomelessAlmost half Statutory Homeless figure is single parents (single moths/single mums) with...

  2. dan5

    Ipswich Entertains misrepresents Ipswich Christmas Market

    by dan5 in Ipswich Borough CouncilDec 9, 2017 with 0 replies and 35 views.

    Ipswich Borough Council's Ipswich Entertains "brand" has deliberately misrepresented the Ipswich Christmas Market as "busy, busy, busy" in a desperate attempt to recover the reputation of the council run December "special" market. 939542073082109952It's busy, busy, busy at the #IpswichChristmasMarket! Come down until 6pm to buy some presents, eat some food and have some festive fun!928 The Ipswich Christmas Market has been...

  3. dan5

    Ipswich Christmas Market premature end

    by dan5 in Ipswich Borough CouncilDec 8, 2017 with 0 replies and 21 views.

    Ipswich Christmas Market has allegedly packed up early on the first day.The event was supposed to run until 6pm - but Molly on twitter has complained at 5.36PM that the Christmas Market has packed up early...939186845396676608Ok so I tried to stop off to do some Christmas shopping on my way home from work... @CalendarsUK is shut early second time this week, and the Christmas market (@IpswichEnts / @IpswichGov) has also packed up early....

  4. dan5

    Christmas market this weekend

    by dan5 in Ipswich Borough CouncilDec 7, 2017 with 0 replies and 9 views.

    The Ipswich Christmas Market returns to the town centre this weekend with bags of fun for everyone.Stalls will sell lots of goodies - yuletide food, drink, decorations and presents – so it’s time to get down there any make sure no one is left off your list.The market takes place on Friday 8th, Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th December with live entertainment and a children’s craft fair.Just aim for Giles Circus and join in the fun!...

  5. dan5

    Winerack transformation under way

    by dan5 in Ipswich Borough CouncilDec 7, 2017 with 0 replies and 14 views.

    Ipswich Borough Council today welcomed the announcement that work to transform an empty building on the Waterfront is now under way, with construction work on the Winerack set to begin next month.Contracts for work have now been signed, utilities work has already begun, and construction is set to begin in January 2018 with a completion date of 2020.The building has been in a semi-constructed condition since the financial crash of 2008....

  6. dan5

    Emergency beds for rough sleepers

    by dan5 in Ipswich Borough CouncilDec 1, 2017 with 0 replies and 9 views.

    Published: 29th November 2017With temperatures set to fall from tonight, Ipswich Borough Council is activating its emergency beds scheme for rough sleepers until further notice.The 12 cold weather beds are provided in partnership with Genesis Housing Association at Cavendish Lodge, 10 Turret Lane, Ipswich IP4 1DL.Access to Cavendish Lodge is from 5pm for an initial assessment by staff, with risk assessments completed by 6pm. After...

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    Borough hopes to build more council houses in Ipswich early next year

    by newsbot in Ipswich Borough CouncilNov 21, 2017 with 1 replies and 26 views.

    Borough hopes to build more council houses in Ipswich early next year. Bosses at the borough in Ipswich are hoping to hear good news from the Chancellor in Wednesday’s budget when it comes to building new council homes.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: More houses in Ravenswood. The government blocked this development in 2014. Not to mention more mix match architecture in Ravenswood, makes a change from brick I suppose.92 new council houses in Ravenswood

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    Ipswich hits back at claims parking is costly for Christmas shopping

    by newsbot in Ipswich Borough CouncilNov 20, 2017 with 1 replies and 21 views.

    Ipswich hits back at claims parking is costly for Christmas shopping. Officials in Ipswich have hit back at claims that the town’s car parks are too expensive after the spotlight was shone on the most expensive park in the town – which is also one of the smallest.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: It appears to be an Ipswich Borough Council press release highlighting the fact that their car parks are cheaper than NCP. Everyone knows Tower Ramparts car park is the most expensive. This is likely an option for those who fail to get a space at...

  9. newsbot

    Borough to call for rethink over parts of new Suffolk Record Office development at university

    by newsbot in Ipswich Borough CouncilNov 15, 2017 with 3 replies and 47 views.

    Borough to call for rethink over parts of new Suffolk Record Office development at university. Planners at Ipswich Borough Council are set to ask for a rethink of a proposal to develop a new Suffolk Record Office at the University of Suffolk, stating that parts of it do “not provide a promising setting”.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: I saw the plans and struggled to really see the heritage element.Not quite the attraction that Eagle Wharf was trying for!What I found funny is the planning authority Ipswich Borough Council isn't determining this application, it is Suffolk...

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    New green buses should be good for passengers – and the environment

    by newsbot in Ipswich Borough CouncilNov 6, 2017 with 1 replies and 18 views.

    New green buses should be good for passengers – and the environment. Ipswich Buses is taking delivery of a £1m-plus fleet of green double-decker buses to improve both its services and the general environment of the town.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: Since when has 61 plate been new?It came as quite a shock as I had information that second hand buses would be acquired, which actually appears to be the case.This is positive news for fleet modernisation...It is getting 14 buses with green...

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    Ipswich Borough Council opens 44 temporary spaces at Crown Car Park

    by newsbot in Ipswich Borough CouncilNov 5, 2017 with 1 replies and 26 views.

    Ipswich Borough Council opens 44 temporary spaces at Crown Car Park. Ipswich Borough Council has opened up nearly 55 car park spaces at Crown Car Park ahead of Christmas as development of a 540-space multi-storey continues.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: Christmas is saved! Not sure if it is supposed to be 44 spaces or 55 spaces, either way probably best off not bothering to go for them. Even a mid Feb weekday you would be queuing and burning your fuel unnecessarily hoping to steal a space from...

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    Ipswich Playbus set to get £10,000 of funding from borough council

    by newsbot in Ipswich Borough CouncilNov 2, 2017 with 0 replies and 13 views.

    Ipswich Playbus set to get £10,000 of funding from borough council. An Ipswich facility that helps look after youngsters for free is set to receive £10,000 in council funding.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

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    Ipswich plans must look beyond borough limits says Suffolk cabinet

    by newsbot in Ipswich Borough CouncilOct 4, 2017 with 1 replies and 26 views.

    Ipswich plans must look beyond borough limits says Suffolk cabinetPlanners looking at the future development of Ipswich must look well beyond its traditional boundaries, Suffolk’s cabinet will hear next week.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: This spin refers to housing within the aptly named Ipswich Housing Market Area.Nothing in the Local Plan suggests:-Unitary Authority - either as a borough or a wider areaBoundary expansion - despite the Sproughton sugar beet factory site...

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    Magistrates grant closure order for Ipswich Borough Council house used for ‘drug-related...

    by newsbot in Ipswich Borough CouncilSep 28, 2017 with 0 replies and 30 views.

    Magistrates grant closure order for Ipswich Borough Council house used for ‘drug-related activity’An Ipswich Borough council house has been boarded up after magistrates granted a closure order due to ‘drugs-related activity’ taking place in the property.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

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    Ipswich council bids for government cash to help northern fringe bridges

    by newsbot in Ipswich Borough CouncilSep 28, 2017 with 0 replies and 14 views.

    Ipswich council bids for government cash to help northern fringe bridgesGovernment cash could help finance two new bridges and the creation of a new country park as part of the Ipswich Garden Suburb on the northern fringe of the town.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

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