Ipswich Borough Council is reviewing how it decides how to handle donations and bequests and what to buy for its museum through its ‘Collections Development Policy’. The review – being reported to the Council’s Executive on 15 June 2021 – will ensure we have the right criteria for receiving and purchasing new items – to help enhance our collection.
A new exhibition at Christchurch Mansion’s Wolsey Art Gallery will explore the work of one of Suffolk’s most famous artists – John Constable. The research behind the exhibition has been supported by the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and sponsored in part by Kerseys Solicitors.
Ipswich Borough Council is due to appoint a main contractor for the refurbishment and restoration of 4 College Street, a 16th century Grade 2 listed building that the Council acquired in 2016 and which needs extensive work. The Council’s Executive will consider a report on the matter at its meeting on 15 June 2021.
Ipswich Borough Council is proceeding well, via its housebuilding company Handford Homes, with its many housing schemes across the town that will deliver new council and other housing to our residents.
Ipswich Borough Council’s bid to improve safety in Maple Park has met success with £422,200 awarded from the government’s Safer Streets Fund. The money awarded will reduce crime in the area and make people feel safer.