Published24th March 2023
2,000 plants creating 400 metres of hedge has been planted in Chantry Park thanks to funding from the Tree Council’s Branching Out Fund. The new section of hedge includes Hawthorn, Common Beech, Hornbeam, Field Maple, Wild Cherry, Hazel, Dog Rose, Elder, Crab Apple and Holly.
Published21st March 2023
To boost celebrations for the Coronation of King Charles III and Camilla Queen Consort, Ipswich Borough Council is offering funding for community events in Ipswich from the 6 to 8 May 2023. ‘Big Lunch’ events are being encouraged across the UK in celebration of the King’s Coronation, with community event planners in Ipswich invited to apply for support.
Published20th March 2023
The Friends of the Ipswich Museums charity has been thanked by Colchester + Ipswich Museums Service for securing £275,000 for the £8.7 million Ipswich Museum refurbishment.
Published16th March 2023
800 people attended the first of two Ipswich Jobs and Careers Fairs this year at Ipswich Town Hall and Corn Exchange on 15 March to find out about hundreds of jobs on offer from 50 local employers.
Published15th March 2023
The first Ipswich Weekender of 2023 (10-12 March) saw visitors flock to Ipswich town centre with a 27% increase in footfall compared to last weekend – when Ipswich Town were playing at home.
Published13th March 2023
Celebrity chef James Martin entertains audiences with live demonstrations and cooking tasks for his 2023 James Martin Live tour, which appears at Ipswich Regent Theatre on Saturday 21 October.
Published10th March 2023
Ipswich Town Centre saw a boost in visitors over February half-term week thanks to a prehistoric themed event organised by Ipswich Central and Ipswich Borough Council. The free to enjoy two-day event run by Odin Events saw animatronic dinosaurs take over the Cornhill on 14 and 15 February.
Published9th March 2023
Spotify podcast JaackMaate’s Happy Hour will perform their ‘The Round Sheep Tour’ live in Ipswich on 6 May 2023. Presented by the trio JaackMaate, Stevie White and Robbie Knox, Happy Hour is one of the most popular British podcasts on Spotify, regularly topping the most listened to charts.
Published8th March 2023
The Planning & Development Committee at Ipswich Borough Council met this morning, Wednesday 8 March 2023, to discuss five applications. All committee members were present, four applications were approved and one was refused.
Published7th March 2023
Tickets remain on sale for Ipswich Mayor John Cook’s Charity Ball to be held in the Grand Hall at Ipswich Corn Exchange this month, on the evening of Saturday 18 March 2023. The Mayor’s Charity Ball is an annual black-tie event that brings together the Ipswich community to support a local charity.