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    • Profile photo of News Robot Sandy Martin selected for Ipswich by News Robot.

      Election 2017: Labour’s Sandy Martin celebrates birthday with general election battle For many people their 60th birthday is time to look forward to new challenges – but for Sandy Martin the challenge is more daunting than most. Because on the day he celebrated his landmark birthday he was formally chosen as his party’s candidate in the marginal Ipswich seat at the 2017 General Election. He will be trying to overturn Conservative Ben Gumme…

      Latest: Sandy Martin has been re-elected to St Johns with a 622 majority. ...
    • Last reply: 2 weeks, 3 days ago
      by: Dan
      4 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Ipswich residents disapprove of waste of money Ipswich Train Station forecourt by News Robot.

      Ipswich station forecourt work is almost complete after £1m reconstruction The long-awaited reconstruction work at Ipswich railway station forecourt is now almost complete with just bus shelters, street lights, and low-level fencing to be installed. The last road works were completed on the bus and taxi waiting area over the weekend and that is now fully opened. The lights, fencing and bus shelters are due to be installed by the middle of May. …

      Latest: Some Ipswich Star comments… Am I the only person to wonder why the outstanding work wasn’t completed with the rest of the reconstruction work? I’ve never ...
    • Last reply: 2 weeks, 4 days ago
      by: Dan
      5 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Bomb disposal teams called to Ipswich port by News Robot.

      Bomb disposal teams called to Ipswich port Police and bomb disposal teams are at the Port of Ipswich after what is believed to be a ‘reasonably sized bomb’ was discovered in dredged up sand. Officers were called to the port’s westbound terminal at around 12pm today following reports workers had discovered the device in a sandy bunker. Shortly after they arrived bomb disposal teams were called and they were at the scene by 1.35pm. A police …

      Latest: Confirmed as Second World War shell.. The device – which experts say was a Second World War vintage 18lb HE shell – was recovered and later destroyed in a controlled ...
    • Last reply: 2 weeks, 6 days ago
      by: Dan
      3 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Sailmakers Shopping Centre boost with charity shop by News Robot.

      Emmaus opens new charity shop in Sailmakers Shopping Centre, Ipswich A charity which helps Ipswich’s homeless and long-term unemployed turn their lives around has opened a new pop-up shop in the town. Mayor of Ipswich Roger Fern cut the ribbon during the launch at Sailmakers Shopping Centre on Saturday. Feel free to comment on IPSWI.

    • Last reply: 2 weeks, 6 days ago
      by: Dan
      2 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot First Group prepares to take over Ipswich Park & Ride by News Robot.

      First Group takes over Ipswich park and ride in July with fewer buses First Eastern Counties is to take over Ipswich’s park and ride service on July 3 – running a service with a smaller subsidy but fewer buses than at present. Ipswich Buses have run the service since 2013, but it came under threat last year as the county council tried to cut its £700,000 a year subsidy. After negotiations with both Ipswich Buses and First Group, it was anno…

      Latest: BBC Radio Suffolk: Park-and-ride: What does the future hold? Posted at 10:53 28 Apr Ipswich used to have three park-and-ride schemes, and now has two, after the decision was ...
    • Last reply: 3 weeks ago
      by: Dan
      3 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Labour struggles to find Ipswich candidate … Jane Basham nominates herself by News Robot.

      Labour racing to find Ipswich candidate – Jane Basham wants to take on Ben Gummer Labour Party officials are hoping to have a candidate in place to challenge Ben Gummer in the June 8 General Election within a week to 10 days. Normally it would take weeks to advertise the vacancy for a candidate and select someone to fight the seat – but the procedure will be compressed to get a candidate in place. Candidates will be selected by a regional bo…

      Latest: Apparently she has withdrawn her nominee due to family reasons (source: Ipswich Star) but I cannot find anything online at the weekend to confirm this as true.
    • Last reply: 3 weeks ago
      by: Dan
      8 replies by 4 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Broomhill lido Ipswich by News Robot.

      Broomhill lido rebuild edges closer as plans are shown off to Ipswich Work to restore the Broomhill lido in Ipswich are set to take a significant step forward as new operators Fusion Lifestyle put the final touches to their application for millions of pounds of National Lottery funding. The scheme has already received first-stage backing for its plans from the Heritage Lottery Fund – now its final plans will be shown off to residents of north …

      Latest: It be a good thing to have our Broomhill swimming pool back it will nice in the school holidays fro the chlidren to go and adults to i will  be go to will come in again
    • Last reply: 3 weeks, 2 days ago
      by: Magpie
      4 replies by 4 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot June opening for The Range at Anglia Retail Park by News Robot.

      The Range to create 80 new jobs with store at Bury Road in Ipswich Discount superstore The Range is to open a new Ipswich store at the Anglia Retail Park on Bury Road from June 2 – creating 80 extra jobs. It currently has a store at the Suffolk Retail Park on London Road – a site that has been blighted by access problems for years with cars having to queue for up to an hour to get out of the park on busy weekends. Its new store will be occup…

      Latest: I think it good Ranger is going in the [email protected] place that better for people to get they and cars will have  alots move and can walk them to .And think such more lot big shops ...
    • Last reply: 3 weeks, 2 days ago
      by: Magpie
      3 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot University of Suffolk hacker student Lauri Love appealing extradition order by News Robot.

      Stradishall’s Lauri Love given permission to appeal extradition order to the USA University of Suffolk student Lauri Love has been granted permission to appeal against his extradition to the USA where he would face charges of alleged computer hacking. The 32-year-old’s extradition was given the green light by the UK government last November when the home secretary Amber Rudd signed an extradition order following a magistrates’ court decisi…

    • Last reply: 3 weeks, 3 days ago
      by: Dan
      2 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Another Sexual Assault in Ipswich Foxhall Road by News Robot.

      Woman sexually assaulted by two men in Foxhall Road, Ipswich, sparking police appeal The victim, in her early 30s, is said to have been approached by two men in Foxhall Road close to its junction with Britannia Road. The alleged assault, which saw one of the men grab the woman between the legs before he leaned in to smell her hair, happened at around 9.30am on Sunday April 16. The man, who is described as white, around 5ft 6ins and in his early …

    • Last reply: 3 weeks, 3 days ago
      by: Dan
      2 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Great White Horse Hotel to be used for halloween film by News Robot.

      FILM Suffolk seeks funding for Halloween movie to be shot at Ipswich’s Great White Horse A Suffolk-based film-making co-operative, Film Suffolk, the team behind the highly successful feature film With Love From Suffolk, which was released for Valentine’s Day last year, is now seeking to shoot a spooky-chiller in time for Halloween. They have the location all lined up, the historic Great White Horse Hotel in Ipswich town centre, and now all t…

    • Last reply: 3 weeks, 3 days ago
      by: Dan
      2 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Public sector £20 million boost to Wine Rack stalled Ipswich Waterfront project by News Robot.

      Millions to be spent on the Winerack The 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: “W…

      Latest: 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 ...
    • Last reply: 3 weeks, 4 days ago
      by: Mart
      15 replies by 4 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot 87mph Volkswagen Bora (Jetta) Orwell Bridge driver, 11 offences in 1 month by News Robot.

      Felixstowe motorist faces 11 allegations of speeding over the Orwell Bridge A driver could be facing a ban and having his licence endorsed with 99 points after allegedly being caught speeding on the Orwell Bridge 11 times in just 25 days. Vasile Cuica, of Highfield Road, Felixstowe, has been told to appear before South East Suffolk Magistrates’ Court in Ipswich next month. The 20-year-old is accused of exceeding the average 60mph limit on the …

    • Last reply: 1 month ago
      by: News Robot
      1 replies by 1 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Ipswich Hospital to ban sugary drinks in obesity reduction drive by News Robot.

      High sugar drinks removed from hospital menus as NHS England crackdown hits Suffolk and Essex Bosses at West Suffolk Hospital, Ipswich Hospital and Colchester General Hospital are backing the organisation’s latest drive to reduce the number of sugary drinks available in food outlets. Chiefs were warned this week that soft drinks could be banned if hospitals fail to meet targets. Staff at Ipswich Hospital are already making changes – and have…

    • Last reply: 1 month ago
      by: Dan
      2 replies by 2 voices.
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