Hotel and pub owners are celebrating after seeing their businesses boosted by the 'Ed effect'.
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Children threw magic dust as a unicorn was ridden through Ipswich town centre today.
The closure of the Orwell Bridge costs firms in Ipswich £1million a day - "money that has left the town and won't come back", according to a business leader.
Fears are growing about the long-term future of Marks and Spencer in Ipswich town centre after it emerged that the company has been looking for a site on the edge of the town to open a new food store.
Serious talks are under way in Ipswich about re-opening the Bury Road park and ride centre which was closed by Suffolk County Council as a cost-cutting measure in 2011.
Suffolk Coastal deputy leader Geoff Holdcroft will retain his role at the council - despite sparking a row after appearing to describe Ipswich as a "cesspit".
Traders say the pre-Christmas craft market on Ipswich Cornhill was a major commercial success with tens of thousands of shoppers heading through the big tent - but it continues to divide opinion in the town.
Ipswich town centre is not overrun with shops but shifting the spotlight from retail, restaurants and pubs could bring benefits, business and council chiefs have said.