The world's biggest online retailer could be sending out your Christmas presents from Ipswich this year after it agreed to create hundreds of jobs by building a new distribution centre on the edge of town.
Political and business leaders from across the region have met in Ipswich to discuss how to press East Anglia's case for more transport investment - despite government attempts to focus infrastructure investment on the north of England.
The BBC's Antiques Roadshow is set to pay a third visit to Ipswich - with a visit to the town's Christchurch Mansion in July to give Suffolk collectors the chance to show off their most prized possessions.
Mystery continues to surround the ownership of the former Tolly Cobbold brewery as Ipswich comes to term with the fact that one of the best-known historic buildings in the town has been seriously damaged by fire.
Ipswich council leader David Ellesmere is demanding that the borough is given a place on the taskforce being created by Suffolk County Council to look at new ways of tackling the town's traffic problems.
More than 100 Labour councillors from across the East of England have signed a letter calling for Sir Keir Starmer to become the next party leader as officials prepare to send out ballot papers to members.
Anyone who was at last week's budget meeting of Suffolk County Council (or who has seen any of it on the authority's webcast) will have seen that things are getting a bit tetchy among some of the members of the ruling Conservative group.