Five things we learnt this week including Ipswich being a ‘hidden gem’
- Credit: Archant
From a new restaurant opening in Ipswich to finding out which Suffolk road is in the top 10 of riskiest roads in the East of England.
A main road in Ipswich has been ranked as one of the top 10 riskiest roads in the East of England.
Data from the Road Safety Foundation (RSF) reveals Norwich Road, from the junction with the A14 to the junction with Woodbridge Road, is one of the most dangerous when looking at the average risk of a fatal or serious crashes.
Borough councillor Robin Vickery, who represents the Castle Hill ward in Ipswich, said the road has been an issue for years. Find out what he had to say by clicking the link above.
Details of when excitable children can see the much anticipated Rudolph Run were announced this week.
You may also want to watch:
The route begins on December 3 and runs until December 22 stopping off at various locations including Broke Hall, Stoke Park and Kesgrave.
Children are also able to meet Father Christmas and his festive friends - for more details and to see when the Rudolph Run will be passing you check out the full story.
- 1 Tankers on their way to Suffolk as the government unveils action plan
- 2 More Suffolk petrol stations closed as PM plans action
- 3 The 72 postcode areas where Covid infection rates are rising
- 4 Stu says: Five observations following Ipswich's 1-1 draw with Sheffield Wednesday
- 5 Lorry drivers being offered up to £60,000 and other bonuses as shortage bites
- 6 Explained: What is causing the long queues at petrol stations?
- 7 Blaze spreads from classic car to bungalow next door
- 8 'Poor' infection control at care home sees used Covid test swab left in pile of clean PPE
- 9 Church brings a new Hope to former Ipswich Odeon cinema
- 10 Family of hairdresser, 17, who died in her sleep 'overwhelmed' by tributes
Homes under the Hammer Martin Roberts visited Ipswich this week and had nothing but praise for our town.
It was the TV star’s first time in Ipswich but he said he will definitely be back to explore more.
The 55-year-old said: “Ipswich is a beautiful place, especially the older parts of the town – I wasn’t expecting it to be so nice.”
Wiff Waff has opened its doors on the Ipswich Waterfront replacing Grand Central.
The dockside bar and restaurant combines food, drink and a unqiue programme of entertainment.
The restaurant is set to open from noon until midnight Sunday to Thursday, and until 1am Friday and Saturday night.
Work is being done on the former Grimwade’s store to transform it into Pret A Manger.
Eagle-eyed shoppers would have spotted the shop has been painted burgundy in preparation.
The new eatery is set to open later this month and will offer a range of sandwiches, salads, and other on-the-go options.