Suffolk News

Suffolk Police joins virtual 10k run to honour murdered Met Police officer

Suffolk Police are taking part in a virtual 10k run in memory of Matt Ratana, a Metropolitan Police sergeant who was murdered while on police duty in London last year. On Sunday, 18 April, officers and staff completed the course from Suffolk Police Headquarters to Woodbridge Rugby Club, with some participants running in their localContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Stonham Barns prepares to re-open

With the lockdown nearly over Stonham Barns Park on the A1120 tourist trail is excited to be able to open the shopping village again on April 12th.After such a long lockdown everyone has been busy making sure all the correct safety procedures are in place for Covid-19 and we are members of the Visit EnglandContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


‘Age in place’ – how full fibre can help us age with dignity

As the COVID-19 pandemic has progressed, with lockdown having separated many of us from our families, friends and colleagues, the ability to stay connected virtually has proven key. From group video calls and quizzes to online shopping, remote learning sessions and virtual fitness classes, we’ve embraced all things digital on an almost universal level. WithoutContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Plant nursery re-opens

Enjoy a Spring outing to ActivLives plant nursery in Chantry Park, Ipswich, when they re-open to the public on Tuesday 30th March at 10am. They have a wide range of perennials, Geranium and other plants on offer – with bedding and a new range of plants coming in soon. The dedicated team of staff andContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Ipswich to take part in Coronavirus National Day of Reflection tomorrow

Ipswich Borough Council is taking part in the National Day of Reflection tomorrow that will remember those who have died from Coronavirus. This day of reflection, led by the charity Marie Curie, takes place on Tuesday 23 March as this is the anniversary of the start of the first national lockdown. Mayor of Ipswich BoroughContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Ipswich Council confirm summer events

Ipswich Borough Council’s summer events programme is due to make a long-awaited return this August, with a series of small events suitable for the whole family. Starting with a performance of Pride and Prejudice by the Pantaloons Open Air Theatre company on Wednesday 4th August in Christchurch Park. Gates open at 6pm, with the performanceContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Ipswich street lights to be kept on

Ipswich Borough Council has responded to public concerns about safety in the light of Sarah Everard’s death and has instructed Suffolk County Council to leave on all night all of the street lights within Ipswich that the Borough Council owns. It is estimated that the Borough owns about 5% of the town’s street lights withContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Online gaming: how can gamers in Ipswich level up against global rivals?

From home consoles to tablets and smartphones, gaming has become ubiquitous with our connected devices. But as gaming gets ever more complicated, how can the UK ensure it keeps up? In 2019, the gaming industry was worth an estimated $120.1 billion with titles like Fortnite and an explosion mobile gaming leading the way. In theContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Self-service refunds for Greater Anglia rail passengers

Greater Anglia has introduced a new service which allows customers to arrange their own refunds online. Self-service refunds are now available to passengers who have purchased their Smart Card tickets via Greater Anglia’s app or website. Traditionally customers who purchased tickets via the website or app would need to email or call the company’s SmartContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Greater Anglia named Operator of the Year

Greater Anglia has been named Train Operator of the Year for the second year running at the Rail Business Awards. Judges praised the operator for improving punctuality to record levels, transforming services by bringing in brand new trains, delivering station improvements and ticketing initiatives, and focusing on community relations work. Greater Anglia also won theContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…