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    • Profile photo of News Robot Richard Wright son ITFC U18 Goalkeeper Harry Wright needs to be dropped by News Robot.

      Ipswich Town U18 goalkeeper Harry Wright apologises for ‘insensitive’ Snapchat message after Manchester terror attack A young Ipswich Town goalkeeper has apologised after posting “insensitive” messages on social media following the Manchester terror attack on Monday night. Harry Wright, an Ipswich Town U18 goalkeeper and son of former Blues goalkeeper Richard Wright, said he made a “massive error of judgement” and deeply regrets the …

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    • Profile photo of News Robot Ipswich communities come together to show support for Manchester by News Robot.

      Ipswich communities come together to show support for Manchester Community leaders from Ipswich came together to observe the minute’s silence in memory of the victims of the Manchester atrocity. David Ellesmere and Fortik Miah were at the Town Hall ceremony. At 11am on Thursday the town centre fell silent as faith leaders joined senior councillors and politicians to show solidarity with the families of the dead and injured in Monday evening’…

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    • Profile photo of News Robot Ipswich Empire Cinema launches D-Box film screens (4DX rival) by News Robot.

      Full seater ‘D-Box’ film screens to open at Ipswich’s Empire Cinema – the first in the world Empire Cinema in Ipswich has unveiled the world’s first full-seater D-Box screen – a film experience where the moviegoer’s reclining seat reacts to the action on screen. Two 14-seater screens will be open to the public on Friday at the cinema in the Buttermarket in Ipswich. Each movie is painstakingly translated into movement by a team …

      Latest: It is amazing you picked up at exactly the same phrase as I did in the article. First, I thought “skilled”? Does anyone say skilled doctor, skilled accountant, ...
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    • Profile photo of News Robot Businesses in Fore Street worry about ghost town by News Robot.

      Fore Street businesses voice fears for future of street’s shops due to pricey car parks Businesses in Fore Street have voiced fears over the future of the historic street’s shops – and cited expensive car parking as the reason. Carole Emery, owner of the Dress Circle store in Fore Street, said businesses in the area felt they were being forgotten, and not enough was done to encourage shoppers into the town centre. The NCP car park in Cox L…

      Latest: But these sort of people expect the council and local MP to spend a lot of money and time to make their business viable. I am rather critical why the U-turn away from Turret ...
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    • Profile photo of News Robot Ipswich Crime epidemic continues as teenager stabbed by News Robot.

      Teenage boy reportedly stabbed in chest in Moffat Avenue, Ipswich Three teenagers have been arrested after a boy was reportedly stabbed during a fight in Ipswich today. Emergency services, including an air ambulance, were sent to Moffat Avenue just after 3.50pm today and found a teenage boy who is understood to have been stabbed in the chest. The boy was taken to Ipswich Hospital by land ambulance for further care. In an update tonight, a force …

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    • Profile photo of News Robot Greggs shops intimidate local bakeries by News Robot.

      Fears raised after Greggs launch two new Ipswich stores within metres of local bakeries Independent bakeries in Ipswich have urged customers to continue to shop local after two Greggs stores opened just a handful of metres from existing bakeries in Ipswich. In the last six months the national chain has opened a store in Rosehill Retail Park off Felixstowe Road – opposite the Victoria’s Bakery on the corner of Felixstowe Road and Hatfield Roa…

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    • Profile photo of News Robot Ransomes Europark almost full by News Robot.

      Only three plots remaining at Ransomes Europark in Ipswich Only three small sites now remain available on the Ransomes Europark commercial and retail estate in Ipswich following the acquisition of a further 1.34 acres by Edison House Group. The sales come quickly after the purchase of an adjoining parcel of land by Coastal Building Supplies and means that less than seven acres still remains unsold on the business park, out of a total of around 2…

      Latest: Ipswich Star comments… Now this is good news. Real economic progress, unlike the much trumpeted ‘completion’ of the Winerack, thanks, it seems, to the ...
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    • Profile photo of News Robot Statue demanded for Cornhill legend Kenny Barker by News Robot.

      Tributes flood in for ‘Mr Ipswich’ Kenny Barker who has died aged 89 True gentleman Kenny Barker was a “Cornhill legend” who brightened up people’s lives by chatting to them as he sold newspapers, the 89-year-old’s great niece has said. Fondly known as Mr Ipswich, Kenny was due to celebrate his 90th birthday in June and his 29th wedding anniversary with his wife Janet later this year. He died on Wednesday morning with his family, inc…

      Latest: We need a Banksy piece of art… (other artists available!) Don’t remind me of all the investment Ipswich has seen but been poured down the drain… it is only ...
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    • Profile photo of News Robot Works to clear Lower Brook Street newspaper site for retirement flats by News Robot.

      Work to clear newspaper site for new sheltered homes set to start soon Work to demolish the former offices that produced the EADT and Star for about half a century is expected to start within the next few days. Equipment has been moved on to the site in Lower Brook Street in Ipswich – and it is due to be cleared by the end of the year to allow construction work to start in January next year. The site is to be used for a new McCarthy & Ston…

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    • Profile photo of News Robot Paul West puppet for Ben Gummer as Ipswich cabinet member SCC by News Robot.

      Paul West gives Ipswich a new voice at cabinet of Suffolk County Council Bixley 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 as ca…

      Latest: From the article, it is clear he is all about the Ipswich Waterfront. A small area of the town! I have always been under the impression from what I have heard from people ...
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    • Profile photo of News Robot 3G telecom expert Professor Edwin Candy spared jail after careless driving death by News Robot.

      Felixstowe professor, 73, spared jail over death of Ipswich motorcyclist One of Europe’s foremost telecommunications experts has been given a suspended jail term after admitting causing the death of an Ipswich motorcyclist. Professor Edwin Candy, of Beach Road East, Felixstowe, was sentenced at South East Suffolk Magistrates’ Court in Ipswich, today. The 73-year-old, who has made a significant contribution to 2G, 3G and 4G technology, had pr…

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    • Profile photo of News Robot Greater Anglia services cancelled due to train faults doubled by News Robot.

      Greater Anglia services cancelled due to train faults doubled to over 800 last year The number of train cancellations in the region due to train faults has doubled in the last four years, it can be revealed. Brake and door system faults, technical failures and other problems were behind the 805 cancelled Greater Anglia services due to a train fault in 2016. This was a 93% rise from 418 in 2013, Freedom of Information (FOI) data uncovered from Ne…

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    • Profile photo of News Robot Ipswich Market trader rents stolen by council employee by News Robot.

      Ipswich market manager admits stealing £33,000 in rent for pitches on Cornhill Kevin Walker, of Quantrill Terrace, Kesgrave, pleaded guilty to theft by employee from Ipswich Borough Council when he appeared before the town’s magistrates. The total amount of cash stolen by the 52-year-old between March 30, 2015, and February 19, 2016, was £33,376.59. Ian Persaud, representing Walker – who broke down in tears during the hearing – s…

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    • Profile photo of News Robot Poundland Fashion Sailmakers Shopping Centre Ipswich by News Robot.

      New fashion store – within Poundland – in Ipswich PEP&CO – Britain’s fast-growing fashion brand, has confirmed it will open its 87th store as a ‘shop-in-shop’, in Ipswich on Friday March 31. Feel free to comment on IPSWI.

      Latest: I haven’t been in Poundland for a while – I only go there from time to time usually for some cheap batteries – so I don’t know how popular the ...
    • Last reply: 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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    • Profile photo of News Robot When will roadworks in central Ipswich finally be totally completed? by News Robot.

      When will roadworks in central Ipswich finally be totally completed? Is it the end of the Queen Street roadworks – or is this the latest art installation to arrive on the streets of Ipswich? The long drawn-out roadworks that may – or may not – be the final part of the Travel Ipswich project (depending on which council official you speak to) seems to be nearing its conclusion at the junction of Falcon Street and St Nicholas Street. But a sm…

      Latest: This will never change, Noble is back in at Suffolk County Council as leader with Jane Storey as deputy.
    • Last reply: 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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