The Planning & Development Committee at Ipswich Borough Council met this morning, Wednesday 8 February 2023, to discuss four applications. All Committee members were present, and all applications were approved.
As part of the current Landscape Rebels exhibition at Christchurch Mansion, the first of three new community art commissions is now in place outside the main entrance. Entitled ‘Power Surge’, Felicity Hammond has created a large collage taking inspiration from local Ipswich landscape and climate crisis.
Following a consultation in autumn last year, Ipswich Borough Council will consider changes to the Local Council Tax Reduction (Working Age) scheme introduced in 2018, to help low-income households with council tax payments from April.
Work to clean, store and protect collections at Ipswich Museum is progressing well as part of the first stage of refurbishment works. The team, who are about halfway through item conservation, gave an update on their progress to the Ipswich Museum working group on Wednesday 1 February.