Civic College site 1970. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

A popular family-run Ipswich salon is celebrating after being ranked among the best barbers in the country – describing it as an “amazing achievement”.

The Covid 19 pandemic has brought many challenges to our communities and the new laws on gatherings are another change we will all need to adapt to, writes Steve Jupp, Chief Constable of Suffolk Constabulary.

The Prime Minister warned last week that a second wave of COVID-19 is “inevitable”. It was a stark reminder that we are not out of the woods with coronavirus, writes Ipswich Borough Council leader David Ellesmere.

Ipswich man admits gun charges

Thursday, September 17, 2020

An Ipswich man is facing jail after admitting possessing “lethal” firearms and ammunition.

A drug dealer who was in possession of cannabis worth £4,000 has been warned he could be jailed when he is sentenced next week.

The trial of an Ipswich man accused of stealing a charity donation box will take place next year.

A 32-year-old Ipswich man who deliberately mounted a pavement in Ipswich town centre and drove at a group of men - leaving one of them with life-changing injuries - has been warned he is facing a lengthy jail term when he is sentenced next month.

A 58-year-old man who said he had sexually assaulted a schoolgirl because he wasn’t getting sex from his wife has been jailed for 30 months.

A Suffolk hotel manager who sexually assaulted a schoolgirl has been warned he could be jailed when he is sentenced later this month.

A homeless man supported by the local community during the coronavirus lockdown wants to pay them back for their kindness.

An Ipswich man who was jailed for nearly five years last year after police found more than a kilo of cocaine at his home, has been ordered to pay a £29,000 court order.

The jury in the trial of an Ipswich father-of-two accused of attempting to murder three men by deliberately mounting a pavement in Ipswich town centre and driving at them is expected to retire to consider its verdicts early next week.

The husband of a solicitor who died after she was shot at their Suffolk home has admitted manslaughter.

The family of Richard Day have told of how their lives will never be the same again following his death.

A machete-carrying teenager who assaulted two police officers – leaving one with a fractured eye socket and a broken jaw – has been locked up for four years.

The trial of a Suffolk teenager accused of squirting a chemical liquid from a bottle at three people in two separate incidents in Bury St Edmunds is expected to take place in January.

An Ipswich father-of-two accused of attempting to murder three men has denied deliberately mounting a pavement in Ipswich town centre and driving at them.

A man accused of mounting a pavement and deliberately driving at three men thought their group was laughing at him as he left a pub shortly before the collision, a court has heard.

The future of an Essex pub plagued by violence and which last month was the scene of a mass brawl will be decided this week after police called for its licence to be reviewed.

For local housing authorities, like Ipswich Borough Council, trying to ensure people have decent housing is one of their most important functions, writes David Ellesemere, leader of Ipswich Borough Council.

Autumn is starting to grip tight and even the most casual sky watcher can see the constellations are changing rapidly each night, writes astronomer Neil Norman, of Hadleigh.

The trial of a man accused of unlawful wounding after he punched another man will take place next year.

The trial of a man accused of two burglaries at a house in Ipswich will take place in April.

The trial of four men who were arrested following a robbery at an elderly woman’s home in Cavendish will take place in June next year.

A 20-year-old man who punched a man outside a nightclub in Cardinal Park, Ipswich, causing a double fracture to his jaw has been spared an immediate custodial sentence.

A man who threatened to slash his mother’s throat with a broken piece of china at her Felixstowe home has been jailed for four months.

A new slip road on the A120 has been given the green light – potentially spelling the end of lengthy tailbacks that have dogged motorists for years.

The trial of two teenagers accused of being involved in a “vicious” attack” which resulted in the death of a 45-year-old man as he walked home after a night out in Ipswich has reached its closing stages.

The trial of an Ipswich man arrested after an alleged stabbing will take place in the next few months.

The trial of a man accused of wounding another man in a bar will take place next spring.

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