Prime Minister Theresa May used a speech from Downing Street to go over the heads of MPs in a bid to win last ditch support for her Brexit deal - but failed to convince Suffolk politicians that she was on the road to victory in her battle for a deal.
A bobsleigher from Ipswich, who represented Great Britain at four Winter Olympic Games, has backed the latest plans to build an indoor snow park at Great Blakenham, saying it could give future Olympic-hopefuls a chance to develop their talents.
A Suffolk MP has reassured concerned residents that plans to build a massive snow park in the Suffolk countryside are still unlikely to go ahead - despite a complete planning application being recommended for approval.
The two MPs representing Ipswich have differing views on the northern by-pass, with Central Suffolk and North Ipswich's Dr Dan Poulter saying the road has no chance of getting his support . . . or government funding.
A commercial parking enforcement company has been criticised for fining lorry drivers trying to serve customers at a distribution park - with claims it is being "unethical" and operating a "mafia-style protection racket".
MPs from the region were still waiting to hear about the prime minister's Brexit deal for most of Wednesday - but the area's only Labour MP warned there was "zero chance" of it getting Parliamentary support.