Another attempt to get planning permission to build new flats on empty space in Upper Orwell Street in Ipswich is to be made in the spring.

Ipswich Labour Party has given its backing to shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer in the race to become the new party leader - and leader of the opposition.

Rail passengers trying to get to work in Ipswich on a rush-hour train on the East Suffolk Line had a slightly easier time on Friday.

The findings of the consultation into plans for a new northern bypass across Ipswich are to be published by the end of this month - but any decision on what happens next is still likely to be some time away.

Bosses from Greater Anglia are being invited to Suffolk County Council to explain what has happened during the difficult roll-out of their new trains over the winter.

The first new Bombardier Aventra train, which is due to transform Greater Anglia suburban services over the next few years, has arrived in the region for testing.

As someone born in east Suffolk and who has lived in Ipswich for the last 33 years, I feel I have built up an understanding of the town and my fellow residents.

After a third day of chaos on the East Suffolk line between Lowestoft and Ipswich, Greater Anglia has pledged to get its services back on track.

The number of rail passengers using most stations in Suffolk and Essex has continued to rise - despite the problems facing train travellers last year.

Three Suffolk MPs have joined colleagues from across the country to demand that British Gas re-thinks proposals to halve the number of places its customers can pay their bills in shops.

Ipswich MP Tom Hunt has made his Maiden Speech in the House of Commons - admitting that when it comes to football he prefers The Toon to The Town!

Traffic using two of the busiest roads into Ipswich town centre has become congested this week as demolition work has forced the closure of a junction while a prominent former pub is demolished.

Rush-hour services on the East Suffolk Line between Lowestoft and Ipswich were wiped out for a second day running today - leaving hundreds of commuters unable to catch their train to work.

New Ipswich Tory MP Tom Hunt has received a new rebuke after his controversial comments about law and order in the town - from Police and Crime Commissioner Tim Passmore, a fellow Conservative.

Frustrated commuters on Greater Anglia's East Suffolk Line trains to and from Ipswich are losing faith with the company's ability to get them to work on time.

Labour Party members in East Anglia should have the chance to see leadership candidates at a hustings in the region before the crucial vote - and the meeting could take place in Ipswich.

Questions marks are being asked about the future of the two largest buildings at that end of Ipswich Waterfront's historic Wet Dock - The Mill tower and the former Paul's Silo.

The introduction of the first new Intercity train on Greater Anglia's main line to London this week should reduce the number of cancelled services straight away.

Leading Suffolk Labour councillor Jack Abbott has rounded on the county's Conservative MPs after they backed a change to the rules about admitting child refugees after the UK has left the EU.

The leader of the Labour opposition at Suffolk County Council has hit out at the delay to the publication of the findings of the Ipswich northern route consultation.

MPs returned to Westminster this week, and we really are seeing business returning to something approaching normality in the political world.

One of the best-known recycling charities in the area is celebrating its 30th birthday with a fundraising quiz later this month.

Proposals for a shake-up of children's centres in Suffolk are about to be revived, opposition councillors are warning.

The first new Intercity train entered passenger-carrying service on the main line from East Anglia to London this morning.

The last Suffolk properties without superfast broadband could be connected by 2022 if a new deal is approved by council chiefs next week.

MPs have returned to Parliament in earnest following the Conservatives election victory and are starting to get used to a new way of working in the Palace of Westminster.

The boss of the company preparing to restore Broomhill pool in Ipswich has insisted there is no change to the timescale for the £6.5m project.

Work to replace paving on Ipswich Cornhill has restarted after it was suspended for two weeks over the Christmas period.

Appliances based at Princes Street Fire Station in Ipswich are due to move to the Army Reserve Centre in Yarmouth Road later this year.

Rail services across East Anglia suffered some disruption on Monday - but generally services were starting to return to normal after the disruption of the last month.

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