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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 ago
      by: Dan
      5 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of Dan Ipswich Star bias towards Conservatives by Dan.

      Reading the online version of Ipswich Star it is rather apparent that Paul Geater & Co have a bias towards the Conservatives and candidate Ben Gummer. Newspapers are allowed to have a political bias. Ipswich Star is no The Sun, so will this have much impact on next months General Election result? Archant has an interest due to local paper Ipswich Star sitting in on Ipswich Vision meetings as set up by Ben Gummer which was instrumental into t…

    • Last reply: 2 weeks, 1 day ago
      by: Dan
      1 replies by 1 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Buttermarket Centre in Ipswich is finished by News Robot.

      The Buttermarket Centre in Ipswich is finished – but has it improved the town? The multi-million pound redevelopment of the Buttermarket centre in the heart of Ipswich has now officially been completed with the opening of the Empire Cinema – but what do you think of the work? Developers Capital & Regional bought the centre for just over £9m in 2015 and invested £25m in converting part of it into the cinema, restaurants and other leisur…

    • Last reply: 2 weeks, 1 day ago
      by: News Robot
      1 replies by 1 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, 1 day ago
      by: Dan
      8 replies by 4 voices.
    • Profile photo of Ipswi Stunning entrance gateway to Ipswich Waterfront by Ipswi.

      Almost 3 years ago Ipswich Borough Council held an design competition to create a “stunning entrance” to the Ipswich Waterfront from Stoke Bridge end. At the time, Ipswich residents weren’t convinced and ever since New Year 2015 it appears this has all disappeared to be forgotten about. Ipswich Borough Council Press releases/news article 2014:- Plan for waterfront gateway Ipswich Borough Council is set to step in to kick-start …

      Latest: I am not keen on the octopus as a long term feature but I think I will be part of a campaign to save it 😀 I just wish they will give up on the Ipswich Waterfront… ...
    • Last reply: 3 weeks, 5 days ago
      by: Dan
      3 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Suffolk county election independents fight fight fight by News Robot.

      Non-party candidates aim to make an impact in Suffolk council elections This year’s elections to county councils are likely to be dominated by the big parties – but there are growing number of candidates who do not have traditional party allegiances. Some are genuine independents working on their own. Some are local politicians who became frustrated by working within a party structure – and some are candidates who have joined together to f…

    • Last reply: 1 month ago
      by: Dan
      2 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Carr Street free school bid fails by News Robot.

      Bid for free school in former Carr Street Co-op rejected by Government Plans to establish a new free school in the former Co-op department store in Carr Street have collapsed after a bid was turned down by the Department for Education. The former Ipswich Primary Academies Trust, now known as A Suffolk School Education Trust (ASSET Education), announced its intention in June last year to create a new free school in Ipswich which would act as a si…

    • Last reply: 1 month, 1 week ago
      by: Dan
      2 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot First votes to be cast in battle for counties as postal forms sent out by News Robot.

      First votes to be cast in battle for counties as postal forms sent out The first postal votes have been sent out by councils – and those who have requested them can fill in the ballot paper and return them as soon as they arrive. They have until polling day to send them back to the returning officer – but many of those with these votes like to deal with them at once. Voters have until 5pm next Tuesday (April 18) to apply for a postal vote fo…

    • Last reply: 1 month, 1 week ago
      by: Dan
      2 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Ipswich station forecourt nears completion but still work to be finished by News Robot.

      Ipswich station forecourt nears completion – but still work to be finished Most of the redevelopment work at Ipswich railway station forecourt has been finished in time for Easter – but there are still finishing touches to be completed before the end of the month. The dropping-off area to the right of the main entrance has still to be resurfaced – as does the bus and taxi area in front of the main station building. When all the work is com…

    • Last reply: 1 month, 1 week ago
      by: Dan
      2 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Travel Ipswich Queen St work completion delayed but will reopen to public by News Robot.

      Queen St in Ipswich to reopen for pedestrians – but completion delayed Work to pedestrianise Queen Street in the heart of Ipswich and create a new alternative venue for Ipswich market is over-running and has not been completed in time for Easter as planned. The barriers are being amended to allow pedestrians to use the newly-paved street but it will not be open for deliveries or market stalls until the final work is completed later in the spri…

      Latest: Have SCC EVER finished a road scheme on time? Have they heard of project management or is the delay to save money? If they always take longer then one assumes they are saving ...
    • Last reply: 1 month, 1 week ago
      by: Dan
      4 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Ben Gummer shocked by Westminster terrorist attack by News Robot.

      Ben Gummer shocked by terror in Westminster as East Anglian MPs praise police Ipswich MP and Cabinet Office minister Ben Gummer was left shocked after seeing the aftermath of the attack. He said: “I cannot say much about this – but I saw more than I wanted to and it really brought home the dangers faced by those who are there to protect us. It was a horrible, horrible moment and I feel very sorry for the police officer, his family and collea…

      Latest: Ben Gummer was out recently with political party rival David Ellesmere to open luxury apartments; you know the real issues facing Ipswich! You will notice in the media they ...
    • Last reply: 1 month, 1 week ago
      by: Dan
      17 replies by 5 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Worlds Fattest Man Local teased by largest Ipswich all you can eat restaurant by News Robot.

      Spoons World Buffet could become Ipswich’s largest restaurant later this year A new buffet restaurant with hundreds of seats is set to open on one of the busiest junctions in town after it was finally given the go-ahead by Ipswich planners. Proposals to convert the former Iceland store and Victoria pub on the junction of St Matthew’s Street and Civic Drive into a Spoons World Buffet were first unveiled last year. Feel free to comment on IPSWI.

      Latest: I wonder if all these Obesity agenda is to:Create new taxes Create Olympic athletesWithout a doubt people are becoming fatter. I always saw the irony of the defacto ...
    • Last reply: 1 month, 1 week ago
      by: Dan
      6 replies by 4 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Save Money, Get Exercise and Ease Stress – leave car at home, walk to work by News Robot.

      How to save money, get exercise and ease stress by leaving car at home I live about two miles from our office in Portman Road, and in November last year I started walking to work. It started on the day the Orwell Bridge was closed. The only regret I have about this is that I didn’t start leaving my car behind years ago! It takes me about 30 minutes to walk each way. I generally leave the car at home three days a week – twice a week I give ot…

      Latest: The Ginge on the Star site makes a great point that a lot of the traffic is those from out of town, those who have the great fortune to have been able to move out Ipswich and ...
    • Last reply: 1 month, 3 weeks ago
      by: Mart
      5 replies by 4 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Could Connexions in Princes Street office corridor house 700 Sizewell C workers? by News Robot.

      Could 700 jobs come to Ipswich as part of Sizewell C project? There are vacant office blocks in Ipswich town centre like Connexions in Princes Street. The development of a new Sizewell C power station on the Suffolk coast could bring hundreds of new jobs to Ipswich, it has emerged. But the town could have to fight off interest from both Colchester and Chelmsford to become home to a new administration centre for both Sizewell and another power st…

      Latest: Keep up the good work.. 🙂 very angry now, don't like inappropriate censorship,
    • Last reply: 2 months ago
      by: Mart
      12 replies by 4 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Drum and Monkey site in Ipswich could become new hotel, cafe and shop by News Robot.

      Drum and Monkey site in Ipswich may be used for new hotel, cafe and shop The former Drum and Monkey pub on Princes Street is likely to be demolished and replaced by a new commercial building – possibly a cafe and shop with a hotel above. And it has emerged that a multi-storey car park set to be built in the Princes Street area will almost certainly be on the site of the borough’s current West End Road park – in a bid to satisfy demand from…

      Latest: Brilliant…  😀 I’m thinking of analysing Geater sharticles going forwards. Here’s some stats about this one. (no line breaks because of Archant’s ...
    • Last reply: 2 months ago
      by: Dan
      5 replies by 4 voices.
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