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Gallery: Business as usual in snowy town centre

12:32 18 January 2013

Chris Ambrose of Posh Pantry on Ipswich Market takes a break from setting up to enjoy the snow

Chris Ambrose of Posh Pantry on Ipswich Market takes a break from setting up to enjoy the snow

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IPSWICH town centre is blanketed in snow this morning, but residents have been doing their best to go about their business as usual.

Traders have been out with their shovels to make sure Ipswich Market is up and running this morning.

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2 comments

  • Er...no, it wasnt! The pavements were treacherous and I witnessed several people of various ages slipping on the compacted ice and snow. Thankfully no one was in any way injured. If the county road maintenance is going to be privatised let's hope it's awarded to a NorwegianGermanRussian contractor who has experience of real winters!

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    Steve Blake

    Friday, January 18, 2013

  • Why weren't the paths in the Town centre gritted? It’s lethal on foot out there! Is this yet another over sight by Ipswich Central? Maybe someone has an answer?

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    David White

    Friday, January 18, 2013

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