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2nd June 2020

Ipswich News

Competition: artwork for stations to thank key workers

In addition to “clapping for carers”, Greater Anglia is now asking the public to get involved in thanking key workers by designing a poster for display at its major stations. Following a well-received display of posters created by staff at Cambridge station, Greater Anglia has now launched a competition asking people to create a poster

New community fund launched to help those in need

As part of East Suffolk Council’s response to the impact of Covid-19 on vulnerable residents, a new community fund of more than £70,000 has been launched to support those in need. Cllr Steve Gallant, Leader of East Suffolk Council and Cllr Letitia Smith, Cabinet Member for Communities, Leisure and Tourism have agreed to allocate £1,000

Cancelled Events Noticeboard

Please note following the advanced measures taken by the Government you should assume that all public events are now cancelled. However we will keep this page open as some details are included on future plans/postponment etc. If you have cancelled/postponed an event and would like to inform people on refunds etc and would like it

Greater Anglia Reduce Service from 23 March

Greater Anglia is to operate a reduced timetable from Monday 23 March in the light of the coronavirus situation. The service will be similar to a Sunday service, but with additional services at the start and the end of the day to enable passengers to get to and from work. Most routes will see an

Funding bounce for Ipswich basketballers

Ipswich Basketball club has been presented with a £250 grant from the power company which delivers electricity across the East of England. Employee Richard Leach, who works as a field engineer for UK Power Networks, applied for the award which will be spent on new kit and additional training equipment. His 13-year-old daughter, Cerys, plays

Choral Concert

In aid of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, the Woodbridge Choral Society will present Felix Mendelssohn’s Elijah at the Snape Maltings Concert Hall on Saturday March 28th at 7:30 pm. Conducted by its music director Andrew Leach with more than 90 experienced singers, the 134- year-old choir is one of

Ipswich Past and Present

The Ipswich Society is proud to be holding a photographic display on Ipswich Cornhill from the 11th to the 22nd March showing a selection of the images from their PAST AND PRESENT Album from their ever growing image archive. Photographic displays are becoming a regular feature on Cornhill. The Ipswich Society will be showing 30

Savvy Wedding Show

The Savvy Wedding Planner is very excited to be hosting the next Savvy Wedding Show at the lovely village location of Henley Community Centre.  It is an event not to be missed with a selection of Suffolk’s finest wedding suppliers all under one roof.  They will be on hand to offer their professional services to

Simply Orchestral!

This weekend: Sunday 1st March is the date of Ipswich Symphony Orchestra’s famous Family Concert. With conductor Adam Gatehouse, our large orchestra will be presenting a whirlwind of fantastic dance rhythms to set toes tapping! From the New York rhythms of West Side Story, to Hungarian and Russian Dances and the Thunder and Lightning Polka.

Rail company praised

Greater Anglia has been named Train Operator of the Year in the Rail Business Awards 2020 – after judges praised the company for continuing to innovate and improve while also preparing for the arrival of new trains. Last year, Greater Anglia carried out a number of improvements, including introducing the Norwich in 90 service, improving

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