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Ambitious proposals to close part of the road system around Ipswich waterfront could be back on the table as part of a bid to revitalise the town - but politicians at the county council still have to be convinced that scheme could work.

Terry Hunt

One of the most historic streets in Ipswich town centre is set to go back to the future after borough planners gave permission for its former offices to be converted into flats.

Ipswich Council

This year's local council elections in Suffolk are just over a couple of months away - and I'm starting think they could be much more interesting than I had expected just a few weeks ago.

Ipswich Council

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

Terry Hunt

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.

David Ellesmere

Ipswich council is hoping to be able to start cutting back trees in Arras Square during the spring.

Ipswich Council

Major developments in Ipswich are being delayed - or even abandoned altogether - because of strict rules from Suffolk County Council's team of archaeologists.

Ipswich Council

Work to build 60 new homes for rent on the former Took's Bakery site on Old Norwich Road in Ipswich is set to start before the end of February.

Ipswich Council

The public is being asked for its views on what should be the next part of central Ipswich to get a facelift now that work on the Cornhill has finished.

David Ellesmere

The Christmas Tree on Ipswich Cornhill will remain in place for at least another week it has been revealed, although the town's Christmas lights will be switched off at Twelfth Night next weekend.

Ipswich Council

As regular readers of this column will know, I'm fairly enthusiastic about the revamp of Ipswich's Cornhill - I think it's opened up the town centre and made this area of Ipswich a much better focal point for the town.

Ipswich Council

The number of people visiting Ipswich Cornhill has increased significantly since refurbishment work finished at the start of November, according to new measuring devices in the town centre.

David Ellesmere

Ipswich Council's support for the town's market while the Cornhill was being rebuilt cost the authority £91,000, new figures show.

Ipswich Council

Officials at Ipswich Council have insisted that the Cornhill redevelopment is safe for shoppers and other visitors to the town despite claims there have been a number of accidents with people tripping over the new features.

David Ellesmere

Ipswich Council's property company has spent £23.3m to buy another retail park competing with the town centre - this time outside the borough's boundary.

Ipswich Council

They are one of the most striking features of the new-look Ipswich Cornhill - but the water fountains in front of the Town Hall will not be switched on again until the early spring.

Ipswich Council

People with Blue Badges will be able to drive through Ipswich town centre to see the Christmas tree lights on two Sunday evenings in early December.

Ipswich Council

A new all you can eat buffet restaurant has opened its doors in the town offering everything from Indian to Italian food.

Ipswich Council

Businesses in Ipswich town centre are hoping to put together a programme of events on the rebuilt Cornhill once it opens at the end of next month.

Ipswich Council

The future of the Upper Orwell Crossing in Ipswich should be decided in December after the cost of the project increased from nearly £97m to £139m.

Paul Clement

Ipswich's New Wolsey Theatre could get new rehearsal rooms and a headquarters for its work in the community as part of the redevelopment of the square in front of the building.

Ipswich Council

The news that Ipswich Council is to make a further £500,000 available to allow work to start on refurbishing Broomhill Pool has been widely welcomed - but opposition leader Ian Fisher has pointed out that ultimately the cost will probably fall on council tax payers.

Ipswich Council

Nearly a year after rebuilding work was halted on the former Rose and Crown pub on the junction of Norwich Road and Bramford Road, there is little immediate hope of the eyesore being cleared.

Ipswich Council

Suffolk's only stand-alone state nursery school is hoping to move into the medical centre next door - and has received the backing of its MP for the move.

Dan Poulter

A right-wing pro-Brexit group seeking to topple Theresa May has missed its target when trying to get Suffolk residents to sign up as Tory members - it wrote to Labour agent John Cook urging him to "Unite the Right!"

Dan Poulter

Ipswich Council is asking local people which buildings in the town they feel should be given extra protection with a local listing.

Ipswich Council

Frozen food from Iceland could be on sale at the Anglia Retail Park off Ipswich's Bury Road in the future after the food retailer announced a new link-up with discount retailer The Range.

Ipswich Council

Bosses at Ipswich Council insist that the reconstruction of the town's Cornhill will be completed by the end of October despite concerns that the work could be blown off schedule by changes to the paving.

Ipswich Council

A huge question mark has been raised over the future of the Upper Orwell Crossings in Ipswich after Suffolk County Council announced it was suspending work on the project to allow its costs to be reviewed.

David Ellesmere

New county council leader Matthew Hicks and his cabinet have been in control at Endeavour House for a couple of months now and are starting to make their own mark on the way the authority operates.

Matthew Hicks

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