The Ipswich Society has backed calls to make the town more cycle-friendly and create new vehicle-free zones – but has warned that some of the changes already made make cycling more dangerous and could put people off getting on their bike.
The Ravenswood Residents’ Association has accused Ipswich council of trying to stifle debate about proposals to build scores of new affordable homes on the development by unveiling the plans and holding a consultation during August.
We’ll be back! That’s the defiant message from bosses at Ipswich’s New Wolsey Theatre which has announced the cancellation of its Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto and autumn season – and warned that it is starting consultations on job losses.
Opposition councillors in the Liberal Democrat and Green group at Suffolk County Council have hit out at the lack of democracy at Endeavour House after half the full meetings of the authority were cancelled over the last year.
As it tries to encourage more pedal power on the roads, Suffolk County Council has launched a new series of family cycling courses to teach safety and give more people the confidence to take the cycle on the road.
More new cycle routes are set to be created around Ipswich by blocking off some secondary routes to motor traffic – but transport officials are confident this will not lead to increased congestion because of a cultural shift away from traditional commuting.
When you’ve been around as long as me, it’s not surprising that the same stories come round and round again – but this week there have been a couple of issues that have blown up which have been in the melting pot for literally decades.
Bosses at Greater Anglian and Network Rail have given their final update on services during lockdown – explaining how trains are now running normally again and how they are prepared for an increase in the number of passengers.
Ipswich council could be set to ask the government for a change in the rules to allow local authorities to suspend councillors who break disciplinary codes in the wake of Robin Vickery’s resignation after he re-posted racist comments on Facebook.