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Schools in Ipswich are among the most under-funded in Suffolk according to new figures obtained by a union-sponsored website.

Rail conductor/guards working on Greater Anglia trains have called a second one-day strike in early May – but the company insists passengers will not be affected.

The harshest winter for years is set to cost Suffolk County Council millions of pounds according to a report by officials.

Ipswich Holi Festival is to take place on Sunday after last month’s event had to be called off because of bad weather.

Work to redevelop Ipswich Cornhill has taken a significant step forward with the delivery of a new underground tank for the water feature at the heart of the revamped town centre.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue has taken delivery of a new lightweight appliance that can be used when other larger vehicles are unavailable.

Suffolk County Council leader Colin Noble is facing the fight of his political life after being challenged for the top job by fellow cabinet member Matthew Hicks.

Greater Anglia is working on a new way of helping passengers when the region’s rail service faces problems.

Ipswich is to play host to another gathering of the Dunkirk Little Ships over the late May bank holiday.

Anglia Retail Park on the edge of Ipswich is set to be full for the first time in years by the end of the summer as furniture and household retailer Dunelm moves to the site.

A parking price war is about to break out in Ipswich as the town’s new Crown multi-storey car park nears completion.

Bosses at Greater Anglia insist they are all set to introduce their “Ipswich in 60” pledge on two trains a day on the London line next year.

Market traders in Ipswich have been given rent-free pitches until the end of May as their sales continue to be affected by the rebuilding work on the town’s Cornhill.

Greater Anglia director Andrew Goodrum went “back to the floor” to serve passengers on an Intercity train between East Anglia and London.

Back in the early 1960s as a very small boy, one of my pleasures in life was being taken on a train trip from our home in Saxmundham to our relations’ home in Leiston.

The former Drum and Monkey pub in Princes Street in Ipswich is expected to be demolished by the end of next month.

Greater Anglia guards who are members of the Rail Maritime and Transport Union are to hold another one-day strike on Saturday, May 5, over who should open train doors.

Ipswich’s Sailmakers shopping centre has gone to war with waste by introducing a new recycling programme.

Ipswich is the only council area in Suffolk where there are widespread local elections this year, with 16 seats – one in each ward up for grabs.

Further engineering work is being carried out by Network Rail on the main line to London over the two bank holiday weekends to London.

The first new carriage for Greater Anglia’s fleet of next-generation suburban trains is nearing completion at train-maker Bombardier’s Derby factory.

How hedgehog-friendly is Ipswich?

As a lifelong fan of the music of The Beatles, I can’t quite work out why I’ve never seen the Bootlegs before – but what a fantastic evening at the Regent. They really become the Fab Four.

Have you received excellent service from a member of staff at Greater Anglia? If so the company wants to hear from you as it holds a “Customer Service Week” across its network.

It’s not just roads that need repairs after bad weather! Greater Anglia has spent more than £300,000 resurfacing platforms and car parks at stations across the region.

The businessman behind the development to complete the Winerack on the Waterfront has become the new chairman of Ipswich Conservative Association.

When county council leader Colin Noble dropped his bombshell that he had commissioned a report looking at the future of local government in Suffolk, he must have known he was letting off a firecracker in the world of the county’s public sector.

Suffolk’s mobile phone “not-spots” have leapt to the top of a nationwide survey by businesses highlighting the problems they faced in trying to get a signal.

The former Odeon cinema on Major’s Corner in Ipswich could be set to open its doors again to the public in the summer of 2019 – not to film fans, but to evangelical Christians.

Work on developing the Chilton Woods area on the edge of Sudbury could start within weeks if Suffolk County Council’s cabinet backs a proposal to start selling land for the scheme.

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