Council and democracy news
Published: Thursday 16th May 2013
The new Mayor of Ipswich is Borough Councillor Hamil Clarke. He was elected to office at last night’s Annual Council Meeting at the Corn Exchange.
Published: Thursday 3rd January 2013
Councillor John Carnall, has stood down today (3rd January 2013) as Leader of Ipswich Borough Council's opposition Conservative Group.
Published: Friday 30th November 2012
Have you seen the new Christmas tree on the Cornhill yet? Love it or loathe it, Ipswich’s festive decorations are making the news in a national newspaper.
Published: Monday 13th February 2012
Ipswich Borough Council is planning to freeze its portion of council tax for Ipswich residents without impacting on frontline services.
Published: Thursday 19th January 2012
Ipswich Borough Council is contacting postal and proxy voters in order to update the personal identification required for verifying votes cast by post or proxy.
Published: Thursday 20th October 2011
Are you interested in how local government works and how much Councillors are paid? If so, you might want to apply to sit on an Independent Remuneration Panel.
Published: Wednesday 15th June 2011
Ipswich has welcomed home 4 Regiment Army Air Corps after a tour of duty in Afghanistan.
Published: Wednesday 8th June 2011
Ipswich is to welcome home 4 Regiment Army Air Corps after their recent tour of duty in Afghanistan.
Published: Thursday 19th May 2011
A pledge to make Ipswich Borough Council decision-making more accountable while saving £22,000 has been made by the new administration.
Published: Tuesday 18th January 2011
Ipswich Borough Council is committed to providing transparency in the way in which it delivers its services to all of its residents.
Published: Friday 24th December 2010
Ipswich Borough Council is taking the hassle out of paying Council bills by giving residents the opportunity to pay at post offices and shops in their own communities.
Published: Wednesday 17th November 2010
Ipswich Borough Council's Customer Service Centre (CSC) and Corn Exchange have reopened following the evacuation yesterday afternoon.
Published: Tuesday 16th November 2010
Ipswich Borough Council's Customer Service Centre (CSC) and the Corn Exchange were evacuated this afternoon after the discovery of a suspect package in the CSC.
Published: Thursday 28th October 2010
Russell Williams has been appointed as permanent Chief Executive of Ipswich Borough Council. Mr Williams, 38, took over as interim Chief Executive after the sudden death of James Hehir last November.
Published: Wednesday 20th October 2010
The Government today published its Spending Review.
Published: Thursday 15th April 2010
The East of England LGA is a new voluntary association set up by the 52 local authorities in the region following the abolition of the East of England Regional Assembly. It launched on 1st April 2010.
Published: Wednesday 10th February 2010
Ipswich Borough Council today reacted with disappointment to the Government announcement that Ipswich will not get a unitary local council.
Published: Thursday 24th December 2009
The town's parks and sports centres are closed today due to the icy conditions. Bin collections are also affected.
Published: Thursday 10th December 2009
"You are performing well." That is the official verdict on Ipswich Borough Council across a wide range of services.
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