May 23 2013 Latest news:
Emergency stroke care in Suffolk is at risk as part of an Anglia-wide review of services.
One of the options put forward as part of a controversial proposal by the NHS Midlands and East Stroke Review is to lose the hyper acute stroke units – considered to be the gold standard of stroke care – to be established at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge and Colchester leaving Ipswich and West Suffolk hospital without the facilities.
The Ipswich Star has launched the Save our Stroke Services campaign to rally support and fight for care to remain in Suffolk.Find out more
Ipswich lays claim to the title of the Oldest English Town because it is the first settlement founded by the Anglo Saxons after they invaded this country in the Dark Ages.
The Star's campaign is aimed at improving the recognition of the rich heritage of Ipswich, and calling for its position as the oldest English town to be recognised on road signs on the way into the town.Find out more