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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 for


Police launch Suffolk-wide speed awareness campaign

Slow down, save lives – that is the simple message this year as police in Suffolk launch annual speed operation. The campaign, co-ordinated by the National Police Chiefs’ Council, launches today (Monday 26th July) and will run until Sunday 8th August and will see an increased amount of checks and enforcement across the county. As

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, as

Celebrate as Coldplace come to Spa this weekend

Live music is back this summer, and there is one band that is certainly celebrating this fabulous news; Coldplace! Coldplace are making an extremely welcome return to the big stage at The Spa Pavillion in Felixstowe on Saturday 17th July, after nearly 18 months away from the bright lights, and they truly cannot wait! “Lockdown

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 really

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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 operated

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 Liverpool

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. The

Online fraud scam

Police are reminding people to be wary of online sales following a scam where a man from Ipswich was conned. The victim, a male in his late 20s, put a graphics memory card on a Facebook site for sale and a male agreed to buy it on Monday 28 June. The male attended the address

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Latitude confirms it will go ahead at full capacity

The multi-award-winning Latitude has confirmed it will welcome a full capacity audience onsite this year. The festival will feature in the latest phase of the UK Government’s Event Research Programme (ERP). Latitude returns to the picturesque grounds of Henham Park, Suffolk, on 22nd-25th July 2021 with headliners Wolf Alice , The Chemical Brothers, Bastille, Bombay

IBC consults on Dog Control & Fouling

Ipswich Borough Council are inviting residents to give their views on a new borough-wide Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) that will strengthen dog control powers and tackle dog fouling in public places. The Order will give the Council and the Police the relevant powers to intervene when someone is failing to comply with the rules

Make it a summer to remember for the right reasons

As life continues to return to normal after the lockdown of the past few months, Suffolk police is urging everyone to ensure they enjoy themselves responsibly this summer. With the Covid restrictions having eased considerably over the past six months, there has been a gradual return to socialising both indoors and in our open spaces.

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