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Ipswich market has closed early today over safety fears as Storm Doris heads towards Suffolk.

A blueprint for the future development of vital infrastructure in the Ipswich Village Suburb – or northern fringe – has been formally agreed.

Council tax bills in Ipswich will go up by 2.7% from April.

People who park illegally on yellow lines in Suffolk are more likely to be fined after a new civil parking enforcement scheme was agreed by the county council.

For as long as I’ve been covering developments in Suffolk – and that extends to decades rather than years – there has been a perceived conflict between out of town retail parks and traditional town centres.

A 36-year-old man from Ipswich has been prosecuted for fly-tipping just outside the town during 2016.

One of Britain’s best-known high street names has taken a huge step towards attracting out-of-town shoppers with the opening of major extension to its Martlesham food store.

People who park illegally on yellow lines in Suffolk are more likely to be fined after a new civil parking enforcement scheme was agreed by the county council.

New security measures have had to be introduced in flats near Ipswich Waterfront after homeless people managed to get into communal areas to seek shelter.

Babergh and Mid Suffolk councils are preparing to move their headquarters into Endeavour House in Ipswich during the autumn – heralding a new way of working.

Ipswich has been hailed as a great place to do business after the Buttermarket Centre was sold in a multi-million pound deal even before the final pieces are put into the redevelopment jigsaw.

A new residential centre to treat women suffering from eating disorders has opened in Ipswich.

Gallery: See photos of the former Fisons

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Fisons was one of the largest companies in Suffolk for many years – but disappeared from the scene in the 1990s.

Highways England needs to spend £500m improving junctions on the A14 and A12 around Ipswich, including the notorious Copdock junction, to tackle rush-hour delays.

With attempts to raise the speed on rail lines in East Anglia, Network Rail is looking at closing some little-used crossings in a bid to improve safety.

Building work to split up the former B&Q store at Anglia Retail Park off Bury Road in Ipswich is now under way – and the new Bounce Centre there is due to be completed by May.

Network Rail has improved the safety of pedestrian crossings on the main line from London to East Anglia in a bid to be able to raise line speeds on the route.

Utility giant Anglian Water is about to start a series of multi-million pound investment projects in and around Ipswich – but drivers are likely to face some disruption while the work takes place.

Suffolk’s only standard-gauge steam railway is to show off its ambitious expansion plans to members of the Ipswich Transport Society at the end of February.

Have you ever stopped to think what the long-term future holds for Ipswich and Suffolk? writes Paul Geater.

All Suffolk’s 44 libraries should be able to stay open despite a cut in support from the county council, senior staff have said.

New planning policies to govern the future expansion of Ipswich until 2031 are expected to be formally adopted next week.

Council tax bills in Ipswich are set to go up by just under 2.7% next year – with the rate set to be confirmed next week.

The new headquarters building for major East Anglian law company Birketts is rapidly taking shape in the heart of Ipswich’s business district.

Care providers and Suffolk County Council officials are expected to hold more talks over payments for support packages after negotiations were thrown into confusion by an announcement last week.

Suffolk’s dwindling army of D-Day veterans have been given the chance to pay a return visit to the Normandy beaches this summer thanks to fines paid by bankers caught up in the Libor rate-fixing scandal.

Members of the Bangladeshi community from across Suffolk are to gather in Ipswich’s Alexandra Park next week to mark International Mother Language Day.

Work to give Ipswich’s Anglia Retail Park a major boost should well under way by the middle of the year provided there are no problems with planning details.

Senior councillors in Suffolk have insisted that the “Greenest County” initiative continues – even though there will be no awards ceremony for the scheme this year.

Controversial roadworks which will close a busy road outside Ipswich station could continue until the beginning of September, it has emerged.

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