Ipswich council is working with the town centre’s business organisation to give new traders the chance to run market stalls to see if they can make a success of their business.

The building occupied by Hope Church in Ipswich’s Fore Hamlet is likely to be demolished and replaced by new council homes when the church moves to the former Odeon cinema next year.

The government is set to announce it will continue to support rail companies until March 2022 as public transport struggles to cope with the aftermath of the coronavirus crisis.

One of Ipswich’s busiest community pubs which closed earlier this year is to reopen on Saturday after a new landlady took over.

Ipswich council leader David Ellesmere has insisted that refurbishment work on the town’s Cornhill will be completed by the middle of August and that it will be fully reopened in time for the late summer.

Politics in the UK is starting to feel increasingly “normal” as political gaffes and infighting within parties start to feature more and more in the life of the country.

The boss of a Suffolk charity which works with young people to try to ensure they have a good start in the world of work welcomed the Chancellor’s emphasis on youth employment – but warned that the announcements would not be the answer to all the problems.

Ipswich Sports Club has put some of its land up for sale for new houses in a bid to upgrade the facilities at its Henley Road site.

Suffolk MP Dr Dan Poulter has added his voice to calls for a reform of the electricity supply market to allow locally-generated power to be bought by communities.

Passengers hoping to travel on the cross-country lines from Ipswich to Cambridge and Peterborough are facing months of weekend disruption starting later this month.

There was no damage to the rail bridge over Bramford Road in Ipswich in Monday evening’s accident when it was struck by a van on top of a vehicle carrier trying to go under the structure.

Plans to close children’s centres in Suffolk have come under fire from the Labour shadow cabinet after the details were published yesterday.

Ipswich’s Tourist Information Centre in St Stephen’s Church is unlikely to reopen at the end of the coronavirus crisis as the borough council struggles to fill a £10m black hole that the pandemic has opened up in its finances.

One of the best-known Labour figures in Suffolk has resigned from the party in the aftermath of comments made by leader Sir Keir Starmer about the Black Lives Matter protests.

Greater Anglia has increased its train services to a near-normal frequency – but is still repeating government advice to only use public transport if there is no other way to travel.

I’ve never disguised the fact that I feel that the proposed Sizewell C power station would be a disaster for East Suffolk and would effectively destroy the most important part of the county’s Heritage Coast.

I should be preparing to go on holiday today – we were supposed to be heading off for a week in Devon tomorrow but the coronavirus got in the way and instead we’re having a forced staycation, writes Paul Geater.

Greater Anglia’s new suburban trains are continuing to be put through their paces on test runs underneath wires across the region as the company prepares to introduce them later this year.

Higher levels of air pollution increases the threat of catching and becoming seriously ill with Covid-19 – and now a Suffolk MP has added his voice to calls for the government to take more steps to reduce the risk by making air cleaner.

Ipswich MP Tom Hunt has clashed with union leaders over getting pupils back to school after the coronavirus lockdown during a meeting of the House of Commons Education Select Committee.

Ipswich MP Tom Hunt has asked for international trade secretary Elizabeth Truss’ support over changes to the Orwell Bridge, to reduce the risk of closures in high winds.

A heathland fire at Dunwich has prompted calls from the National Trust to leave barbecues at home as more visitors head to the countryside after the easing of some lockdown restrictions.

The re-opening of town centres this week appears to have gone very well in both Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds – and some of the smaller towns in the area have also been seeing shoppers return.

Rail passengers travelling to London and across East Anglia could face more disruption over autumn and winter after Network Rail announced a series of track and overhead line works.

Councils in Suffolk face a fundamental threat to their ability to deliver key frontline services if they do not get extra funding to cope with the Covid-19 crisis, MPs have warned in a letter to the government.

Day two of reopened shops in Ipswich town centre saw more people back in the town centre – and this time market stall holders were doing brisk business as well.

The East Suffolk Lines Community Rail Partnership has been awarded accredited status which gives the partnership access to the Community Rail Development Fund as a further source of grant funding to help it carry out its work.

Suffolk Coastal MP and cabinet minister Dr Therese Coffey found herself in a Twitter row with England striker Marcus Rashford in the hours before the government performed its u-turn on free school meals for the poorest children.

Suffolk Coastal MP and cabinet minister Dr Therese Coffey has found herself embroiled in a Twitter row with Manchester United and England striker Marcus Rashford who has found himself in the headlines this week after highlighting child poverty.

Passengers on public transport in the region were coming to terms with new rules on Monday, which require them to wear non-medical facemasks for their journeys to work.

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