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Work on the new planters aimed at improving safety on Ipswich Cornhill has been completed – together with new signs warning visitors to beware of the steps in front of them.

Ipswich council is installing new planters at the top of the steps on the town’s Cornhill in response to safety fears which were heightened after the death of John Stow last month.

A leading figure in Ipswich’s civic life who arrived in Britain as a nine-year-old refugee from Prague in 1939 has died a few months short of his 90th birthday.

Protesters from across Suffolk gathered outside the county council’s Endeavour House headquarters in Ipswich to show their anger at proposed budget cuts before Thursday’s meeting.

The Conservative groups on Suffolk County Council and St Edmundsbury Borough Council are each one member down after Haverhill councillor Paula Fox resigned from them to become an independent councillor.

Do you remember all the complaints about the £21m spent on the Travel Ipswich project aimed at improving accessibility to the town centre?

Controversial Conservative councillor Christopher Hudson has been dropped by his party in the run-up to May’s local elections – he will not be able to contest the Framlingham ward in the first election for East Suffolk Council.

Rail company Greater Anglia has restated its cycling policy as more and more travellers want to bring their two wheels on to the region’s trains.

The Band – the new musical at The Regent Theatre in Ipswich until Saturday.

Market traders in Ipswich have been offered the chance of joining the new Farmer’s Market that is due to start on the Cornhill once a month from April.

Commuters with some Greater Anglia season tickets are facing fare rises of almost 8% next month as the rail company tries to “rationalise” its ticket prices.

Fans heading to Ipswich for Ed Sheeran’s four concerts in Chantry Park over the August Bank Holiday weekend should find many extra trains laid on to take them home

Suffolk’s Citizens Advice Bureaux have had their funding restored after the county’s health services stepped in to make up the cash cut being planned by the county council.

I first saw The Italian Job a couple of years after it was released in a Saturday afternoon double-bill with The Dambusters at Aldeburgh Cinema.

A few weeks ago I outlined my concerns about the proposals to build Sizewell C power station in a part of the world I know well and is probably the most attractive part of the Suffolk coastline.

At the heart of the Winerack currently being fitted out on Ipswich Waterfront is an extraordinary stacking system that will store more than 250 cars on eight levels.

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.

Rail ticket offices around the region could see their hours cut – and up to 25 managers’ jobs at Greater Anglia could be on the line as part of a major restructure of the company’s services.

Councils have been formally told that they will be getting the government support they were promised in Decemer after MPs approved the deal in the House of Commons.

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

One of the benefits of the rise of online news pages was supposed to be that it “democratised” the news. It gave everyone the chance to have their say underneath a news or comment piece.

New trains planned to revolutionise suburban travel in Essex and on the line to Ipswich could be delayed – forcing Greater Anglia to continue using older electric units on the routes.

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

Colchester council is closing the cafe toilets in Castle Park from Monday, February 4, to allow them to be refurbished and updated for the spring.

Children and the young-at-heart had a Marvel-lous time at Sailmakers in Ipswich as the shopping centre was invaded by superheroes and Disney Princesses for a fun-packed Saturday.

Police believe that a Suffolk teenager who has gone missing from home may have travelled to the Norwich or Great Yarmouth area by train.

Today it feels as if the High Street – the mythical heart of every town and city across the country – is under more pressure than ever before.

Could you do as well as some of the great railway poster artists of the past? If so organisers of a new exhibition at Wivenhoe station want to hear from you.

Rail bosses have outlined a bold new vision for the East Anglian network over the next 25 years at a major transport conference in Ipswich.

They might be ready to save the planet – but the sad fact is superheroes don’t like the cold, so their visit to Ipswich this weekend has been moved indoors.

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