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  1. Proposed Ipswich Central Primary School at former Co-op in Ipswich town centre questioned by NEU. A proposed primary free school at the former Co-op department store in Ipswich town centre is “wholly unsuitable” and should be reconsidered, a teaching union has said.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: A proposed primary free school at the former Co-op department store in Ipswich town centre is “wholly unsuitable” and should be reconsidered, a teaching union has said.A multi-party agreement was reached in June to open Ipswich Central Primary...

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    Tents pitch up at Old Cattle Market bus station in Ipswich town centre

    by newsbot in Ipswich VisionOct 2, 2017 with 2 replies and 44 views.

    Tents pitch up at Old Cattle Market bus station in Ipswich town centreAround 10 rough sleepers are believed to be living in tents which have appeared at the Old Cattle Market bus station.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: wow, and better still the Star article doesnt mention radio suffolk so far as I can see but that's where all the quotes from Roger Fern came from I heard. I think the BBC got there first, the Star have just latched on to it...

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    Project to complete Ipswich “Winerack’’ building will go ahead, says developer

    by newsbot in Ipswich VisionSep 22, 2017 with 5 replies and 65 views.

    Project to complete Ipswich “Winerack’’ building will go ahead, says developerThe £20million project to complete the infamous ‘Winerack’ development in Ipswich will go ahead - but not until January, the developer behind the scheme has confirmed.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: I guess that is what the "never ending" part is about... it will remain there forever :D Maybe 50 years? 100 years? We won't ever learn that it finally gets torn down lolI never understood the point of it as it doesn't go that far...

  4. The Ipswich Vision is taking much longer than hoped to transform the town centre, according to the results of our survey into what people think about the project two years after it was launched.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: I agree with this statement on Facebook.The Ipswich Proposal ...Starting? Cornhill doesn't count, was never part of the vision. The link development downgraded to a retirement home, Waterfront dream is dead, Princes Street Office corridor is a...

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    Hundreds Have Their Say In Star Survey On Two Years Of Ipswich Vision

    by newsbot in Ipswich VisionJul 12, 2017 with 1 replies and 55 views.

    More than 650 readers have so far had their say in our online survey about the first two years of the Ipswich Vision – and have expressed differing views about its success so far.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: Some related articles about Ipswich Vision on IPSWI:-Have Ipswich Vision delivered?Ipswich Vision in a nutshell

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    Paul West puppet for Ben Gummer as Ipswich cabinet member SCC

    by newsbot in Ipswich VisionMay 10, 2017 with 3 replies and 45 views.

    Paul West gives Ipswich a new voice at cabinet of Suffolk County CouncilBixley councillor Paul West is to take over as cabinet member for Ipswich later this month after the Conservative victory in the county council elections.He is one of two new members on the cabinet which is largely unchanged after the Tories strengthened their position at Endeavour House.The other newcomer is Newmarket councillor Robin Millar who takes on a new role...

    Latest reply: I bet Paul West is gutted Ben Gummer didn't get back in, so cannot act all important deputising for the MP.

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    Tell Us Your Views On The Regeneration Of Ipswich - And What The Priorities Should Be

    by newsbot in Ipswich VisionJul 10, 2017 with 3 replies and 76 views.

    It is two years since the Ipswich Vision was launched with considerable fanfare and the promise to “turn the town around” – but how successful has it been in changing the heart of the town?Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: To uphold free speech and democracy... the current comments on "Ipwich Star" discus for that article are as follows:-Orwell AheadThe problem is that the seven partners who run Ipswich Vision are only responsible for 60% of the the town. Where...

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    Ipswich Borough Council to approve of Cornhill Plans despite public uproar

    by newsbot in Ipswich VisionMay 28, 2017 with 6 replies and 41 views.

    Ipswich Cornhill should get final go-ahead for redevelopment to startProposals to redevelop Ipswich Cornhill and turn it into a showpiece for the town centre look set to be approved by planners this week.That should allow work to start on the project in January next year – and the new-look Cornhill should be ready in time for the Christmas lights switch-on in 2018.The proposal is set to be discussed by the borough’s planning and...

    Latest reply: Great work uploading this. Looking on Ipswich Society's facebook... Seems like we are getting a Pret. Bloody clone town lol (Rumours are Pret wanted the Grimwades building, not sure if there is any truth in it)I don't agree with his view of...

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    Public sector £20 million boost to Wine Rack stalled Ipswich Waterfront project

    by newsbot in Ipswich VisionApr 21, 2017 with 14 replies and 100 views.

    Millions to be spent on the WinerackThe building on the Ipswich Waterfront, known locally as the Winerack, is set to be finally completed.It will include 149 apartments and an area of commercial space, thanks to an investment of millions of pounds of public money.The Homes and Communities Agency is set to invest £15m, with a further £5m from the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership.The building is owned by John Howard, who said: "We...

    Latest reply: You have three years to start a project once you get planning but so long as you make a material start the consent is implemented and the timescale no longer applies. So for instance you will see developers putting in a small section of...

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    Ipswich Residents surprised by a complete new Cornhill design

    by newsbot in Ipswich VisionMar 13, 2017 with 20 replies and 100 views.

    New vision for Ipswich Cornhill brings sculpture and water feature to siteThis is the bold new look that is set to be created at Ipswich Cornhill next year after the views of the public – and expert bodies – were taken into account.A new modern sculpture is to be installed along with a water feature in front of the former Grimwade’s store – but proposals to level the major part of the Cornhill have been dropped.The new plans were drawn...

    Latest reply: Watchfull, Ben on the radio yesterday confessed that Ipswich needs a Northern Bypass! Follow the link there is a sound clip in there somewhere.It was interesting that you mentioned the skatepark. Compared the current proposed design they should...

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