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Workers have shared a sneak peek of St Peter’s Wharf as the £750,000 development reaches the six week mark.

The scheme is part of Braintree District Council’s latest push to reduce the amount of rubbish thrown from car windows.

Family-owned Woodcock & Son, Ipswich’s longest established estate agency, has formed a strategic partnership with Exquisite Home.

A date has been set for an inquest which will investigate the circumstances surrounding the deaths of a husband and wife near Ipswich Waterfront last Summer.

As DanceEast celebrates its 10th anniversary, chief executive Brendan Keaney says the dance house has a role in boosting the region’s business community.

A new vision for the riverside land beside Grafton Way in Ipswich has been published – with proposals for 173 new homes on the site.

The recent history of an Ipswich church is to come to life thanks to funding from the National Lottery.

One man living with dementia has sung the praises of meeting others with the condition - helping him overcome the “embarrassment” and “isolation” after being diagnosed at just 50 years old.

The skeleton of the new “The Hold” heritage centre and records office in Ipswich is now taking shape on the campus of the University of Suffolk.

The multi-million pound conversion of the club that once housed the Hollywood and Kartouche clubs in Ipswich is nearly finished.

There are fortunes to be made (and lost) in property development. Could you do it?

Property expert John Howard, the man behind the re-birth of the Winerack, will tell you how.

Suffolk charity Survivors in Transition has a newly-refurbished Ipswich headquarters, thanks in part to a donation from the Hopkins Homes Community Fund.

A campaign by the Department for Education encouraging people to get into teaching is to visit Ipswich this week, amid concerns for teacher shortages in the county.

Four art students have collaborated in their penultimate exhibition, bringing together moving imagery, installation pieces and live performance.

Suffolk has played host to both the Women’s Tour and the Tour of Britain in recent years – but what other cycling events will be coming to the county this summer?

Excitement is building for Suffolk Pride as details of a parade along Ipswich Waterfront begin to emerge.

An Ipswich charity is looking for teams to compete in its second dragon boat race.

Organiser hopes the Cornhill-based market will attract more footfall to the town centre.

At the heart of the Winerack currently being fitted out on Ipswich Waterfront is an extraordinary stacking system that will store more than 250 cars on eight levels.

Here is a first look at one of the first flats to be completed in the Winerack on Ipswich Waterfront – they are due to be handed over to the developer next month and could be occupied by May.

Ipswich has transformed over the years with some streets now almost unrecognisable. Here we take a trip down memory lane with this video capturing a drive around the town in the 1960s.

A quirky cafe on the Ipswich Waterfront allowed people to relive their childhood with a free retro gaming event.

When it comes to getting the perfect breakfast in Ipswich, independent businesses are leading the way. But how many on the list have you been to?

Today it feels as if the High Street – the mythical heart of every town and city across the country – is under more pressure than ever before.

An exhibition at Ipswich Library is giving the public a rare glimpse into the life of people living homeless in the town.

A Sudbury-based property management company is celebrating taking on the management of its 3,800th unit this month, and is looking to expand to 4,000 by the end of 2019.

With thousands of Ed Sheeran fans set to descend on Ipswich over the August bank holiday we take a look at where you can park in the town centre and how much you will pay in parking fees.

Do you remember Ipswich in 1974? See these amazing aerial photos of the county town.

A two car crash has closed Stoke Bridge near the Ipswich Waterfront.

An exhibition at Ipswich Library is giving the public a rare glimpse into the life of people living homeless in the town.

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For centuries, the Ipswich Dock has played a vital role in the town’s economic success.

The docks sit on a bend in the River Orwell and have been in operation since at least the 8th century, in fact, when the wet dock area was constructed in 1842 it was the biggest enclosed dock in the UK.

The vision of the Victorian town fathers has produced a facility that is still important for commerce and now as an attraction for local people and tourists.

In 1997 the port was sold by Ipswich Ports Ltd to Associated British Ports and soon after new facilities were built, bringing about the first wave of the Waterfront regeneration.

The next wave came in 2000, when a £1.9m agribulk storage facility opened, new automated lock gates were installed and the 180-berth Ipswich Haven Marina opened – bringing the yachting fraternity to Ipswich.

The Old Custom House was refurbished and restored and new buildings began springing up along the quaysides and beyond, including The Salthouse Hotel – Ipswich’s only 4-star hotel, University Campus Suffolk, which opened in 2008, and controversial development The Mill, which is East Anglia’s tallest building.

The Jerwood DanceHouse brings an artistic touch to the Waterfront while Isaacs, The Waterfront Bistro, Aurora, The Last Anchor and Coffee Link all offer food, drink and entertainment.

There are regular events celebrating the past, present and future including the summer Maritime Festival.

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