One person was arrested and over 80 vehicles were checked during a multi-agency day of action in Ipswich this week. The operation took place on Monday 21 June, with the aim of disrupting and frustrating the activities of criminals, including organised crime groups, who commit offences across county borders whilst using the road network. Vehicles
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
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.
During Friday 28th May to Sunday 13th June 2021, volunteers in Ipswich took part in their own community litter picks as part of the national campaign Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean. Almost 100 litter pick kits were loaned out by Ipswich Borough Council for litter picks all over Ipswich, with residents, schools and
In the lead up to the UEFA European Football Championships, Suffolk Police are urging football fans to enjoy the matches, behave appropriately and respect others. Officers want everyone to have an enjoyable time during the postponed UEFA Euro 2020 that kicks off on Friday (11 June) but are reminding supporters to celebrate safely and responsibly.
After much excitement and intrigue St Elizabeth Hospice has revealed the Big Hoot Ipswich 2022 will be the latest art trail to be held in the town in partnership with creative producers, Wild in Art.The identity of the owl sculptures, which will make up the Big Hoot Ipswich 2022, was recently revealed virtually across St
Following the recent Prime Ministerial announcement, The Spa Pavilion in Felixstowe have confirmed that they will extend their seven day a week food and bar service to indoor customers from 17th May. Their opening hours will also increase, to 9am to 6pm, with food served all day until 5pm.For their long-awaited theatre re-opening, The Spa
At its Annual Meeting on 5th May 2021, Felixstowe Town Council re-elected Councillor Mark Jepson as Mayor of Felixstowe for 2021/22. Cllr Sharon Harkin was also re-elected to serve as Deputy Mayor for the Municipal Year. As we emerge from the pandemic, the Mayor and Deputy Mayor are both looking forward to meeting more of
Ipswich Borough Council is delivering free air quality workshops in schools as part of this year’s Clean Air Day campaign. Air Quality officers will be visiting St Mary’s, The Willows, Cliff Lane, Castle Hill and St Pancras over the coming weeks to help raise awareness of the importance of improved air quality and the small
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 local