The first businesses are beginning to open their doors at the new coastal development project, with vintage shop Foofaraw now welcoming customers

A new business owner is bucking the trend of closures in the town to sell unique books and plants

Cities around the world are banning cars to tackle air pollution. But how can rural communities follow suit when public transport is so inadequate?

After years of being hounded by the tabloid press, Ms Markle has successfully negotiated a spot of Megxit. It's a bold and courageous move - and it's certainly the right one

With many of us aiming to move a little more and make health a priority this January, yoga is a great way to take care of mind, body and soul

From the KFC vegan burger to the meat-free Steak Bake, vegans and vegetarians are simply spoilt for choice this Veganuary. But can junk food ever be considered 'ethical' - even when it contains no meat?

Based in Ipswich town centre, Unicorn Studios offers a vital coworking space for Suffolk's growing freelance community

Opinion Will politics ruin Christmas this year?

Saturday, December 21, 2019

After the most divisive election in recent history, families are steeling themselves for a politically charged Christmas. How can we avoid a festive fall out on the big day?

Millions of young people have registered to vote in the election. In marginal seats such as Ipswich, their votes could be crucial

Binge-buying gifts leaves us with mountains of debt (and single-use plastic). Our reporter asks, is it time to stop piling up boxes by the tree?

Our reviewer tried out the breakfast menu at this Parisian-style café.

We try out two pampering treatments at New Street Market's newly opened R&R spa

Cuppa is hoping to reach out and spread some festive cheer to anyone who might be on their own this Christmas

Labour has promised free full-fibre internet to every home and business by 2030. Could the plan bring an end to the East of England's painfully slow broadband speeds?

Our reviewer Emily Cashen made her way down to the Waterfront Bistro in Ipswich for a three-course dinner. Here's what she made of it…

As we bid farewell to both the Elmer Trail and Cornhenge, does public art have a role to play in the future regeneration of Ipswich?

As new research shows that firefighters are twice as likely to die from cancer than the general population, does more need to be done to protect these brave workers?

Our reviewer Emily Cashen headed down to this popular vegan café for a spot of plant-based lunch. Here's what she made of it…

As another British business bites the dust, regular, working people will once again pay the price

The Museum of East Anglia's Cider and Song Festival is returning for its second year. This celebration of all things apple will be taking place on October 18 and 19, and promises plenty of live music, specialist craft ciders and entertainment for all the family

From thrilling adult-only scares, to family-friendly pumpkin carving, there's a fright in store for all ages this October.

Automation is taking over our lives and stealing jobs from everyone from shop workers to call centre operatives - but is this really progress?

Local adventuress Lucy Shepherd has witnessed the devastating impact of climate change on the Greenland ice sheet, and says that drastic action is needed to slow the march of global warming

If clubbing and driving around in a limo's not your about some of these local suggestions?

Our reviewer tried out a selection of the dishes from the extensive new range at The Maharani on Norwich Road

Audiences and critics have panned the movie giant's live-action remakes, however the box office figures speak for themselves. Should the classics be left alone?

Ad Feature Graceful Hair opens its doors

Friday, July 12, 2019

The future looks bright for this newly opened town centre salon

Our reporter says she's not sure she wants to see the web behemoth reach its 50th anniversary....

As corporations continue to exploit people and the planet in the name of profits, Emily Cashen wonders whether ethical consumption is ever truly possible

Opinion The myth of millennial job-hopping

Thursday, June 13, 2019

New research shows that common stereotypes of Millennial working habits are largely untrue, reports Emily Cashen.

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