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Ipswich to take part in The Great Big Green Week to help tackle climate change

Ipswich Borough Council is bringing The Great Big Green Week to Ipswich next week to help inspire residents to make positive changes to tackle climate change and protect green spaces.  Taking place between 18 – 26 September 2021, the climate action campaign known as The Great Big Green Week will see thousands of local eventsContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Ride for Helen raises over £7,000

Over 200 cyclists from around the county and beyond, gathered at Trinity Park near Ipswich yesterday (Sunday 5th September) for the inaugural Ride for Helen Suffolk cycle ride organised by Helen Rollason Cancer Charity raising over £7,000. The event offered cyclists the chance to sign up for either 65 or 35 mile routes through some of the beautiful Suffolk countryside. Social distancing measures were put inContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Help to reduce carbon footprint

Train operator, Greater Anglia, has launched a new online ‘green hub’ which includes a new carbon calculator to help travellers see how much they could help the planet by switching from car to train. The hub at greateranglia.co.uk/GreenerAnglia offers information about why it’s more sustainable to travel by rail and lets people calculate the environmentalContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Police lauch E-scooter Campaign

Police in the Ipswich and surrounding area are conducting a month-long campaign on the illegal use of e-scooters in the area. Currently in the UK, you can legally buy an e-scooter, but you cannot ride it on a public road, cycle lane or pavement. The only place it can be used is on private land.Continue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Take part in a Gameshow

On Sunday 8th August at 3:00pm and 7:00pm the New Wolsey Theatre is hosting Pagan Pandemonium- a bonkers and surreal out-door gameshow. Pagan Pandemonium features techno Morris dancing, a wrestling straw bear and a singing standing stone! Two teams of four will compete in fun games to win a great first prize of dinner forContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Greater Anglia welcome back customers

Greater Anglia is welcoming back customers – and giving them advice about how to travel safely in the latest stage of the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions. From Monday 19 July, the Government is lifting most remaining lockdown restrictions including social distancing and limits on the number of people who can gather indoors or outdoors, asContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Town Hall kitted up for Euro 2020 final

Ipswich Town Hall is donning St George’s flags and lighting up red this weekend in support of the England team’s Euro 2020 final on Sunday night. The Mayor of Ipswich, Councillor Elizabeth Hughes, said: “It is nearly 55 years since England’s men’s team last played in a major football final on 30th July 1966 and I’m reallyContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Extra rail staff on hand to help Latitude festival-goers

Greater Anglia is helping people travelling by rail to and from the Latitude festival in Suffolk this month by having extra staff on hand at Diss railway station. Latitude is taking place from Thursday 22 to Sunday 25 July at Henham Park, Suffolk, and the nearest rail stations are Diss and Halesworth. Shuttle buses operatedContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Weekend rail services increased

Greater Anglia has increased weekend services on the Norwich to London Liverpool Street intercity service in response to customer feedback. A total of 21 extra services are being added to the intercity service timetable on Saturdays and Sundays. This follows increases to weekday services last month. The reinstated extra services are:Saturday: Norwich to London LiverpoolContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Royal Thanks Hospital Radio Ipswich

HRH The Prince of Wales has thanked Hospital Radio Ipswich and other community radio volunteers. His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, has recorded a special programme to say thank you to members of hospital, health and wellbeing radio stations for their work in keeping communities connected and patients entertained during the Coronavirus pandemic. TheContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…