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Find out about housing benefit, council tax reduction and local housing allowance - how to claim, change your details, query our decision or report benefit fraud.

All the information regarding our crematorium and four cemeteries can be found on our new website www.ipswichcemetery.co.uk.

You will be able to view scheduled services taking place in the Old Cemetery Church and West Chapel, locations and directions, information on our services including funeral arrangements, memorials and stonemasonry work and bereavement guidance and support.

Get information and advice for your business, find out about the commercial properties we let in Ipswich, tendering opportunities and business events.

Find out how to report anti-social behaviour in your neighbourhood, how to influence local priorities at Area Committees and how to prepare for an emergency. Also, information on the HEARS personal alarm service, support for parents, a guide to substance misuse services and more.

Find out how to pay your council tax, if you are eligible for a discount and tell us of any changes in your circumstances.

Visit the Suffolk County Council website for information on schools, children's centres, libraries and adult education.

View Ipswich Borough Council job vacancies and find out how to become a volunteer.

Find out how to report pollution issues in your area, and information on pest control, animal welfare and food safety.

Find housing, information for council tenants, advice for private tenants, landlords and homeowners and how we are working to help homeless people.

Find out about the great variety of art, entertainment, sport and leisure facilities that Ipswich has to offer.

Find out about licensing requirements and how to apply for a licence or permit. Includes taxi licensing, alcohol and entertainment premises, industrial licences and more.

Information on car parks and on-street parking, public transport, cycling and walking. Find out how to report street cleansing issues such as graffiti and fly-tipping.

Highway issues such as pot holes, traffic signals and road signs should be reported to Suffolk County Council.

Information on planning applications, policy documents, conservation, building regulations, land charges and more.

About climate change, the Council's environment strategy, grants for householders and tips for saving energy.

Information on household waste collections, our Wastesaver commercial waste service, recycling information and how to dispose of large items and hazardous waste.

Your Guide to Waste & Recycling in Ipswich is available to download here.

Ipswich Borough Council provides a voice for its communities as well as a wide range of services to meet their needs.