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Claude Cox’s old book shop featured on Instagram as users celebrate the best of #Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 08:57 04 February 2017 | UPDATED: 09:31 04 February 2017

Silent Street, Ipswich

Silent Street, Ipswich

Instagram gives us a window to the lighter things in life - from colourful street scenes to historic city scapes and delicious looking meals.

The former Claude Cox Old and Rare Books College Gateway Bookshop, Silent Street, IpswichThe former Claude Cox Old and Rare Books College Gateway Bookshop, Silent Street, Ipswich

This week users have been sharing photos showing off the highlights of Ipswich town centre and here we bring you a round up of our favourites.

Another #sightseeingrun before work, this time in #ipswich.

A photo posted by Marcus Adolfsson (@mar_ado) on

This photo shows Silent Street as you turn into the road from St Nicholas Street/St Peter’s Street. The first four buildings on this side of the road, which include the former Claude Cox’s bookshop, are all listed.

#ipswich #uk #emptystreets #picoftheday

A photo posted by Mario (@0iramrepus) on

This shot shows the rear of the former EADT and Ipswich Star offices, the photo was taken at night when the street is deserted and it continues to be quiet throughout the day but will soon become a hub of activity as building work starts on the new McCarthy and Stone retirement homes.

The neighbours look a bit swanky. I'm just having my soup

A photo posted by Steven Hall (@stevenhalldop) on

A lunchtime diner, taking time out from the hustle of the town centre, shared a photo of his warming bowl of tomato soup, the vivid orange contrasting against the backdrop of the vast white cruiser moored at the Waterfront marina.

#ipswich #bynight #desert #tudor #house

A photo posted by Alessio P. (@ale5510p) on

Ipswich looks like a film set in this Instagram, White Stuff and the neighbouring shops are coated in a shiny layer of moisture following an afternoon shower and it is just waiting for a scene to unfold.

A photo posted by Alessio P. (@ale5510p) on

The same user posted this scene, with St Lawrence Church in the background. It is full of intrigue.

#sun #saturday #people #ipswich

A photo posted by Alessio P. (@ale5510p) on

This daylight scenes shows the winter sun shining through from behind the jewellers shop.

Winter is lingering in this monochrome photo of Christchurch Park, Ipswich. The black and white tones add to the winter chill and the bare branches of the thin trees are a far cry from the lush green scenes around the lake that we can expect to see again in a few short months.

Here is another shot of the Waterfront. There is no need to apply one of Instagram’s low light filters when the sun casts a soft glow like this on the wharf buildings.

A photo posted by Yadnik Deherkar (@yad9ik) on

The sun coming down can be a beautiful sight in winter, as this Instagram users proves. Have you got a sunset shot?

We would love to see your photos - just add #Ipswich to your posts. Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram.

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Rail services between Ipswich and Felixstowe are being reinstated after “slippery rails” left lines between the two towns blocked.

A pigeon cull on Ipswich Waterfront has been suspended following plans from protestors to “disrupt” the event.

A woman in her 60s has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash on the Dock Gate Roundabout in Felixstowe.

The big event may be more than nine months away - but councils and transport companies are making big plans for Ed Sheeran’s concerts in Ipswich next August Bank Holiday.

Restoring a village pub that was once John Peel’s favourite watering hole has been a labour of love for two families in Rattlesden, who couldn’t bear to see their local pub falling into a state of disrepair.

Schoolchildren joined a poignant suffragette march through Ipswich to mark the 100th anniversary of women getting the vote.

This was the moment a miraculous double rainbow appeared over an Ipswich school.

The Ipswich-based Volvo retailer, Donalds Garage has celebrated the opening of their new multi-million-pound showroom at Futura Park.

Suffolk and Essex are to received more than £20m extra from the government to maintain their local road network next year.

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