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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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      by: Dan
      8 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of Ipswi Ipswich: shabby and rundown cesspit hell hole by Ipswi.

      Just over 5 years ago Ipswich callers phoned up a BBC Radio Suffolk breakfast show presented by current Ipswich Central chairman Terry Baxter to give their views on the town. Ben Gummer MP was shocked and angered over people commented on how “shabby and rundown” the town is with others going to extremes calling it a “cesspit” and “hell hole”. Naturally the politicians didn’t listen to the concerns and di…

      Latest: I thought Ipswich was turning a corner but it seems we have fell back into the cesspit and hell hole of around the time of the recession fallout similar to around about the ...
    • Last reply: 1 month ago
      by: Dan
      3 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of Ipswi Ben Gummers Wine Rack U-turn by Ipswi.

      So Ipswich MP Ben Gummer was instrumental into securing the £20m investment to complete Regatta Quay “Wine Rack” but he didn’t always see it as important. We have uncovered newspaper articles where Ben Gummer MP demanded the Wine Rack to be demolished (even at a cost of £1 million). Why the change of heart?EMPTY BUILDING MAY NEVER BE COMPLETED 23RD JULY 2011 | EAST ANGLIAN DAILY TIMES The empty skeleton of a huge developme…

    • Last reply: 1 month ago
      by: Ipswi
      2 replies by 1 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Starbucks drive-thru opens in West End Road by News Robot.

      Drive-through Starbucks to open in Ipswich tomorrow The Starbucks drive-thru in West End Road is due to open on Saturday. Ipswich’s first drive-through Starbucks will open tomorrow with a special ribbon-cutting ceremony by mayor Roger Fern. The new store in West End Road is the company’s first drive-through franchisee store in Suffolk, and has created 15 jobs. Roger Fern will be officially opening the store from 9am, before staff host coffee…

      Latest: Went past Starbucks last night… the signs were lit bright white, the logo on forecourt sign was lit and so was the drive-thru sign… but guess what? No lights on ...
    • Last reply: 3 months ago
      by: Dan
      7 replies by 4 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Ipswich police reassure public after major violent crimes surge by News Robot.

      Ipswich police reassure public after surge in major violent crimes in last six months Police have moved to reassure the public after a surge in violent crime in Ipswich has seen 11 major incidents in the past six months. These include three alleged murders, a shooting, stabbings and two gunpoint muggings. The latest incident happened at 5.15pm on Wednesday near Wherstead Road between Hawes Street and Virginia Street. It has led to two 46-year-ol…

      Latest: It has now been confirmed as a rape. Suffolk Police will stick pretty much all their available resources behind this and I hope the suspects will be brought to justice with ...
    • Last reply: 3 months ago
      by: Ipswi
      5 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Man arrested after assaulting boy aged 14 in Norwich Road by News Robot.

      Man arrested after 14-year-old boy assaulted in Norwich Road, Ipswich Police have arrested a teenager in connection with the assault of a 14-year-old boy in Ipswich last weekend. Officers were called at around 6.40pm on Saturday by the East of England Ambulance Service Trust to reports that a 14-year-old boy had been assaulted in Norwich Road. Feel free to comment on IPSWI.

    • Last reply: 3 months ago
      by: News Robot
      1 replies by 1 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Ambulances unable to get through traffic during Orwell Bridge closure by News Robot.

      Warning to drivers after ambulances unable to get through traffic during Orwell Bridge closure Ambulances on blue lights found it difficult to navigate through gridlock in Suffolk sparked by the Orwell Bridge closure. Drivers reported a number of vehicles getting caught behind lorries and cars who either refused to move or were unable to get out of the way as tailbacks grew during Storm Doris on Thursday. Worst-hit areas included the Copdock Int…

    • Last reply: 3 months ago
      by: Dan
      2 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Discussion of northern relief by Ben Gummer but we will call it Northern Bypass by News Robot.

      Discussion of northern bypass for Ipswich brought to the fore again by A14 Orwell Bridge closure The A14 over the River Orwell was shut for more than 10 hours due to Storm Doris, with traffic sent thorough Ipswich instead. There had been better warning for drivers than on previous occasions, but Ben Gummer MP said this could only help so much. He said there would be improvements with “better planning for bridge closures, but only around the ma…

    • Last reply: 3 months ago
      by: Dan
      2 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Orwell Bridge to close as amber weather warning issued ahead of Storm Doris by News Robot.

      Orwell Bridge could close as amber weather warning issued ahead of Storm Doris ‘weather bomb’ on February 23 The Orwell Bridge is likely to be shut tomorrow as winds of up to 70mph batter parts of Suffolk and north Essex. Share article from on facebook Tweet article from Share article from on Google Pluspost article from on reddit email article from The Met Office has issued an amber weather warning, its second highest alert, urging people t…

      Latest: They love the news stories. They must make at least £1000 from each article, just from all their adverts. Their web infrastructure is really poor. They use varnish cache to ...
    • Last reply: 3 months ago
      by: Dan
      3 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Diversion nearly 3km long in place for first day of Ranelagh Road closure by News Robot.

      Diversion nearly 3km long in place for first day of Ranelagh Road closure in Ipswich Take a look at our video of the nearly 3km long diversion around the closure to see where the alternative route is. The work, being carried out by Suffolk County Council highways teams, will see traffic lights, street lighting, road markings and crossings replaced. There will also be work taking place around the station forecourt, while national Grid will be doi…

    • Last reply: 3 months, 1 week ago
      by: News Robot
      1 replies by 1 voices.
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