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19th September 2017

Ipswich News

Have your say on future development of Ipswich

A new Local Plan to set out future development in Ipswich is being prepared by the Borough Council. The growth of the town, how many homes are needed – and where they should be built – along with the future of the town centre are all important to everyone who lives and works here so

Heritage Open Days: Ipswich

The Ipswich Society is again organising the Heritage Open Days in Ipswich this year when 34 venues will be open to the public over the weekend. Many of them are not open to the public throughout the year, so here’s your chance! New venues include backstage tours of the New Wolsey Theatre (Saturday only), parts

Bavarian Beer Fest

A popular beer festival with a Bavarian twist is returning to the centre of Ipswich to support the work of a disability charity in the town. Saints Oktoberfest, organised by local company Beer&Co, will be held at St Peters by the Waterfront, Ipswich, on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th September and will support the work

Fraud prevention event

Suffolk Police are holding a fraud awareness event in Ipswich this week to warn people against doorstep, online and telephone crime. Between 11am and 2pm on Wednesday 6 September, a mobile police station will be set up on the Cornhill with officers from the Ipswich Central Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) and representatives from Trading Standards

Pirate Radio Weekend

Following on from the article last month concerning Felixstowe’s links to pirate radio, Ipswich24 has news of some exciting events taking place in Felixstowe in September. Radio Caroline’s original ship dropped anchor off Felixstowe back in 1964, this fact is to be remembered with a weekend of events in the town organised by Facebook group

Hundreds of jobs on offer

If you are looking for a new job or a change in career – this event is the place to go to! A Jobs and Careers Fair is taking place on Thursday 14th September at Ipswich Corn Exchange, with up to 40 companies and organisations offering advice and information about current vacancies and training opportunities.

Tractor Fair

Tractors will have been spotted more often on our roads as harvest peaked and Suffolk Food Hall is set to once again celebrate the culmination of farmer’s hard work throughout the year so far. Maintaining the cornerstones of its success so far, the event provides free entry and parking, a wealth of different activities and

Ipswich – Bicycle safety engagement day

Police are holding a community engagement day in Ipswich this week in a bid to reduce the number of bicycle thefts in the town. Between 11am and 2pm on Wednesday 9 August, a mobile police station will be set up in Cornhill with officers from the Ipswich Central Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) on hand to

Shoppers meet Buddy the 18 foot snake

Shoppers in Ipswich had a shock when they came face to face with the longest species of snake in the world. But thankfully there was a very good reason why Buddy, the huge 18 foot long albino reticulated python was slithering around inside Sailmakers Shopping Centre. It was brought into the centre by NR Exotics

Nearly New & Table Top Sale

The Lions Club of Ipswich hold another of their fantastic Pre-Loved and Nearly New Table Top Sales on Saturday 29th July, at Ropes Hall, Kesgrave Conference Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave from 10.30am until 1.30pm. There are a few tables left at a cost just £5, so if you have items you wish to sell,

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