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About 500 extra car parking spaces have been made available in Ipswich town centre for music fans heading to Ed Sheeran's concerts at Chantry Park over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Ipswich's newest heritage attraction 'The Hold' is rapidly taking shape - and aims to be a bridge between the town and the university as well as a link to the Waterfront.

Could proposals for a new railway station north of Chelmsford spell the end for hopes of major improvements to speed up the main line from London to East Anglia?

Visitors heading to Christchurch Mansion for the Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk exhibition should be able to enjoy more of the park after this week when a popular nature walk is reopened.

Ed Sheeran's life in Suffolk - and his meteoric musical career - are celebrated in a long-awaited exhibition at Christchurch Mansion which opens its doors on Tuesday.

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran has written movingly about his love for his home county as the final touches are put to an Ipswich exhibition celebrating his life and career.

The contest for the Central Suffolk and North Ipswich constituency could have a distinctly medical tinge at the next general election with two high-profile doctors trying to get elected for the seat.

One of the entrances to Ipswich's Buttermarket Centre could get a major facelift to emphasise two of its most significant stores.

Work to create a new car park behind the former Co-op department store in Carr Street in Ipswich is now well under way - and it should be open in time for this year's Christmas season.

A Suffolk bus operator has been accused of subconscious ageism after re-timing a popular service so it can no longer offer free trips to bus-pass holders.

I've known for years that building a new road across the north of Ipswich was a divisive proposal - guaranteed to set town dwellers against their country cousins. I hadn't realised how much Blue-on-Blue anger it would spark!

Rail company Greater Anglia is preparing for the first of two busy weekends this month as it expects thousands of extra passengers to use its trains.

Many rail fares - including season tickets and walk-up tickets - are expected to go up by just under 3% in January after the latest inflation figures were published.

Parents in Suffolk have been told the county council is unable to deal with new applications for places on school transport buses before the start of term next month.

Nearly 18 months after it closed its doors for the last time, there is still no sign of a future use for the huge Toys R Us store at Copdock on the edge of Ipswich.

Bus services to villages in the Mid Suffolk area could be facing a major shake-up in October after Galloways told the county council that it plans to withdraw from its local bus contracts.

Labour's Adam Leeder has resigned from Ipswich council after taking a new job in the civil service which will prevent him from remaining a councillor.

Tories in Dr Dan Poulter's Central Suffolk seat are finding themselves in an increasingly acrimonious debate over proposals for a possible northern by-pass.

Greater Anglia's newest trains have received the seal of approval from a leading disability advisor after taking a trip on the new carriages.

Most of Suffolk and north Essex is now covered by 4G mobile phone signals, according to new figures from the consumer group Which?

New trains are unlikely to be introduced to all Greater Anglia's rural and regional lines until next year - despite growing complaints about overcrowding and services that are too short.

Ipswich council has moved swiftly to removed a pile of mattresses dumped beside the Alderman Canal near the town centre.

One of the region's largest cycling events has had to be postponed from Saturday because of fears that high winds could make it too dangerous.

More than 300 concerned residents from villages to the north of Ipswich flocked to a meeting to oppose plans for a new northern bypass to the town.

This week Liberal Democrats across Britain have their tails up after winning a famous victory in the by-election at Brecon and Radnorshire on the Welsh border.

More details of the staging for the four Ed Sheeran concerts in Chantry Park have emerged as Ipswich council insists local residents will still be able to use much of the open space there over the bank holiday weekend.

A bid to reopen the Grinning Rat pub in St Helen's Street is set to be made to Ipswich council later this year.

Residents of Witnesham and Swilland can go to a parish meeting on Wednesday evening to discuss the villages' response to the proposed Ipswich Northern Route that is currently going through a consultation process.

Steam enthusiasts hoping to build a replica of a long-lost class of East Anglian locomotive took their fund-raising efforts to Helmingham Hall at the weekend - together with an original nameplate from one of the engines.

Greater Anglia has published details of the extra trains it is running to get passengers home from Ipswich after the Ed Sheeran concerts at Chantry Park in Ipswich over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

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