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Homes in East Suffolk are being challenged to have a go at ways to be greener, as part of a drive to make homes more environmentally friendly.

Yesterday, 19:22

Ipswich's new Ed Sheeran trail has been formally launched at Portman Road as Town star Tristan Nydam helped mark the new way for fans to follow the superstar's links to the area.

Yesterday, 13:40

A former Lloyds Bank branch in Ipswich could be demolished amid plans to build new apartments and an office with the potential for several new jobs.

Sunday, October 20, 2019

The Government gone backwards on housing, claims Ipswich Borough Council Labour leader David Ellesmere in his latest column.

Sunday, October 20, 2019

It's been a busy week in the corridors of power at Suffolk County Council's Endeavour House base this week.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Today history is being made in the House of Commons as the first Saturday debate since the Falklands Crisis in 1982 has brought MPs into the Chamber for a weekend sitting.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Almost 40 of the region's neighbourhoods are among the most deprived in England - with some sitting alongside areas of great wealth.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

A project to help disabled people into work is set to be launched countywide in January after securing £2million in European cash.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Organisers of a popular, yet controversial, Christmas attraction have announced the countdown to this year's opening - despite the renewed threat of being shut down over traffic concerns.

Paul Geater - Opinion

Thursday, October 17, 2019

When they first hit the headlines by protesting in London and other cities across the world a few months ago, I had considerable sympathy for the Extinction Rebellion protesters and their cause.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Anyone who has seen my column over the last couple of years will know of my concerns about the violent language that is increasingly being used in political debates in this country.

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Ipswich's new-look Cornhill has certainly proved to be a significant meeting place this month with three major protests taking place - or at least gathering there.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

If Boris Johnson had had his way a couple of weeks ago we wouldn't be at the start of the party conference season now, we would have been at the start of a general election campaign.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

I've always had a fairly benign view of local councillors - I'm sure that the vast majority put themselves up for election to make life better (as they see it) for their local communities.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Trying to find a topical subject for a political column this week has been a total nightmare - no sooner has one issue blown up than the next thing you know it is trumped by something else even more unlikely.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

The debate over the Ipswich northern bypass - or Northern Route as councillors like to call it - sometimes looks like a gift that keeps on giving for political journalists like myself.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Surely there is no one left who doesn't understand that high street retailing is facing a crisis - under pressure from the growth of online shopping, the migration of stores to retail parks, and a new squeeze on consumers.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

I've known for years that building a new road across the north of Ipswich was a divisive proposal - guaranteed to set town dwellers against their country cousins. I hadn't realised how much Blue-on-Blue anger it would spark!

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