It is thought to be the biggest free one-day music festival in the country, with Ed Sheeran even playing there twice. Ipswich should be very proud of its annual music day, writes borough council leader David Ellesmere.
As Suffolk County Council - in partnership with other local authorities - starts the consultation process over plans for a new northern route for Ipswich to ease traffic in the area and stimulate new development, campaign group Orwell Ahead has set out 40 reasons why the town needs a full Northern Bypass.
The record-breaking extreme heatwave that hit France recently is the latest warning sign of the major changes to our planet's climate caused by global warming, writes Ipswich Council leader David Ellesmere.
This weekend all eyes will turn to the sky as the Red Arrows, as well as a host of Battle of Britain veteran aircraft including a Hurricane, Spitfire and Lancaster, will pass over Suffolk en route to Buckingham Palace.
Ofsted is making some changes to the way they inspect schools in Suffolk and other local authority areas and it means parents will need to know about how it works to help them interpret inspection reports ahead of choosing a school for their child,
Four young men responsible for the killing of Ipswich teenager Tavis Spencer-Aitkens, who was hunted down and "butchered" to death in a gang related revenge attack last summer, are due to be sentenced this week.