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David Ellesmere

Demolition work on the silos at the former British Sugar plant at Sproughton outside Ipswich has started – and the four massive structures should be a thing of the past by the end of February.

David Ellesmere

Ipswich market’s move to Queen Street and Princes Street will go ahead in the New Year it has been confirmed, as the council is set to agree which contractor to use on Tuesday.

Terry Hunt

Claims that Suffolk County Council is failing to do enough to combat gangs on the streets of Ipswich have been firmly denied by the Tory-run authority.

David Ellesmere

The struggle against gangs and knife crime on the streets of Ipswich has got the unanimous backing of the borough at its full meeting at the town’s Corn Exchange.

David Ellesmere

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond put housing at the heart of his Budget speech on Wednesday – but his proposals divided local politicians along party lines.

David Ellesmere

Bosses at the borough in Ipswich are hoping to hear good news from the Chancellor in Wednesday’s budget when it comes to building new council homes.

David Ellesmere

Proposals to develop the former sugar beet factory site in Sproughton on the edge of Ipswich into a new business park are about to take a big leap forward.

David Ellesmere

Suffolk’s local council landscape has been more or less the same for the last 43 years – but things are set to change in 2019.

David Ellesmere

Ipswich Buses is taking delivery of a £1m-plus fleet of green double-decker buses to improve both its services and the general environment of the town.

David Ellesmere

Shoppers across Ipswich have expressed their delight at the return of a traditional Christmas tree on the Cornhill this year, as a survey carried out by this newspaper has revealed that nine in 10 people are happy to see the tree return.

David Ellesmere

The eagerly-awaited follow-up to last year’s Pigs Gone Wild trail was unveiled at a special launch ceremony last night – with elephants set to stand proud around town in 2019.

David Ellesmere

Start-ups and social entrepreneurs celebrate their graduation at Wherstead Park, Ipswich.

David Ellesmere

One of the most historic streets in Ipswich is likely to return to being a residential hub of the town again once its largest business moves to new offices next spring.

David Ellesmere

The site of Ipswich market while the Cornhill is being redeveloped is set to become clear by the end of next month – with two choices up for discussion.

David Ellesmere

Planners looking at the future development of Ipswich must look well beyond its traditional boundaries, Suffolk’s cabinet will hear next week.

David Ellesmere

As Prime Minister Theresa May pledged to spend £2bn more on affordable housing across Britain, Ipswich Council leader David Ellesmere warned it was unlikely to make much impact in the town.

David Ellesmere

Suffolk County Council has put forward plans to sell the gypsy and traveller site at West Meadows in Ipswich saying it costs the authority too much money to keep it running.

David Ellesmere

Ipswich is a thriving cultural hub which will play a vital role in attracting new business leaders and bringing increased investment to East Anglia.

David Ellesmere

Ipswich Borough Council (IBC) is set to increase the price of annual residents’ parking permits from £35 to £40 to boost revenue after years of making a loss in the scheme.

David Ellesmere

Talented graphic design students at the University of Suffolk have put pen to paper to come up with a fresh logo for a key project on their doorstep – the Ipswich Vision.

David Ellesmere

The £20million project to complete the infamous ‘Winerack’ development in Ipswich will go ahead - but not until January, the developer behind the scheme has confirmed.

David Ellesmere

A new housing plan set up to oversee the building of just under 10,000 new homes in Ipswich by 2031 sparked a heated debate at a full council meeting tonight as several councillors had their say.

David Ellesmere

Last year’s reorganisation at Ipswich Borough Council cost the authority nearly £1m in redundancy and other severance payments according to the annual accounts.

David Ellesmere

A pop-up beach which drew thousands to Christchurch Park this summer has sparked debate among residents and visitors.

David Ellesmere

Officials from Ipswich council have met market traders to hear their views on what should happen to their stalls while the Cornhill his being rebuilt next year.

David Ellesmere

The news that work could start early next year on converting the former Hollywood nightclub into offices will give a massive boost to the Princes Street commercial corridor in Ipswich.

David Ellesmere

Police investigating a serious assault in Ipswich town centre are trawling through hours of CCTV footage and carrying out forensic work in a bid to piece together what happened.

David Ellesmere

Ipswich’s Sikh community held a colourful procession though the town on Sunday in celebration of their 10th Guru’s birthday.

David Ellesmere

The debate over police patrols in Ipswich town centre has been reopened following the sexual assault of a young woman.

David Ellesmere

Ipswich is enjoying a boom in tourism with more than 3.5 million people taking trips to Suffolk’s county town last year alone.

David Ellesmere

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