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Ride for Helen raises over £7,000

Over 200 cyclists from around the county and beyond, gathered at Trinity Park near Ipswich yesterday (Sunday 5th September) for the inaugural Ride for Helen Suffolk cycle ride organised by Helen Rollason Cancer Charity raising over £7,000. The event offered cyclists the chance to sign up for either 65 or 35 mile routes through some of the beautiful Suffolk countryside. Social distancing measures were put in

1981 ITFC football pictures wanted

The New Wolsey are looking for photos of the momentous day that Ipswich Town F.C won the UEFA cup. What were you doing on 6th May 1981? Were you there? How did you celebrate? They’d love to receive photos of that day to include in a video montage at the end of Peter Rowe’s new

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Help to reduce carbon footprint

Train operator, Greater Anglia, has launched a new online ‘green hub’ which includes a new carbon calculator to help travellers see how much they could help the planet by switching from car to train. The hub at greateranglia.co.uk/GreenerAnglia offers information about why it’s more sustainable to travel by rail and lets people calculate the environmental

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Police launch E-scooter Campaign

Police in the Ipswich and surrounding area are conducting a month-long campaign on the illegal use of e-scooters in the area. Currently in the UK, you can legally buy an e-scooter, but you cannot ride it on a public road, cycle lane or pavement. The only place it can be used is on private land.

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

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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

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

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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