A unique exhibition on the life of Ed Sheeran will open in Ipswich this summer to coincide with the Suffolk singer-songwriter playing four “coming home” concerts in the town. The nine-month exhibition is entitled “Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk” and features portraits by renowned artist Colin Davidson, photography by Mark Surridge and personal items portraying
During the Summer months, there’s nothing better than getting out on the water and, whether you’re a seasoned sailor, or just want to have fun on our local waterways, Fox’s Chandlery has everything you could possible want to get you afloat. We are so lucky in this area to have such beautiful rivers and if
A new play, Bobby Robson Saved My Life, is coming to the Ipswich Regent Theatre on Wednesday 31st July; inspired by Sir Bobby’s life and legacy, and on the 10th year anniversary of his passing. Written by playwright Tom Kelly, the play explores how one person can have a dramatic effect on another without even
SALES APPRENTICE Fizzwig Designs, the publishers of Ipswich24, are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our expanding design company as an apprentice in the sales team. The company is based in Britannia Road, Ipswich. As well as design, the company produces a monthly publication and the successful candidate will be involved with this, working
Isha Beevi Malickeen, who arrived in the UK from India four years ago, won Suffolk Adult Learner Awards’ Volunteer of the Year at an awards ceremony last night at the University of Suffolk. Isha has been volunteering for Ipswich Community Media (ICM) as a classroom assistant for the past year. Isha volunteers every week, helping
Police in Suffolk are urging motorists to ‘Get on board’ and support the annual summer campaign against drink and drug driving. The initiative was launched recently and runs until Sunday 7th July. Ipswich Buses have given their backing to this year’s campaign and will be displaying posters across their fleet urging people to ‘Get on
With high temperatures forecast for East Anglia, Greater Anglia and Network Rail have announced joint plans to minimise disruption to rail passengers during hot weather. The UK, and particularly East Anglia, is seeing hotter summers and when the air temperature is 30 degrees, the temperature on the rail can be up to 20 degrees higher.
With just three days to go until Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk hits the streets of Ipswich, residents and visitors got an early surprise this morning when the window at Coes department store on Norwich Road in Ipswich was revealed, complete with a bright and beautiful Elmer display including Elmer books, goodies and some special guests.
It’s known as Suffolk’s Biggest Day Out and this year’s Suffolk Show did not disappoint the thousands who turned up at Trinity Park, Ipswich. There were all the usual attractions, horse jumping, livestock, funfair rides, a multitude of food and drink and of course a wide range of retailers. However the Show is very good
The popular Suffolk Skills Zone is returning to the Suffolk Show with a broad range of free hands-on activities which highlight vocational career opportunities for young people in the county. Sponsored by Suffolk New College, the Suffolk Skills Zone showcases the local need for skilled people in a variety of industries, from beauty therapy to