July 28 2014 Latest news:
A few days ago it was revealed that Ipswich council had raised £1million from parking fines over the last three years.
I almost feel like running a lap of honour around the Ipswich inner ring road! There is finally a firm plan to get rid of the concrete monstrosity with an octopus scrawled on the side at the entrance to the Waterfront.
There’s been a great deal of good news about investment in the region’s infrastructure over the last few days and it would be churlish not to accept they should be good for the region.
For a county that sometimes seems awash with summer festivals, I must admit I raised an eyebrow when I heard IP-Art described as Suffolk’s biggest cultural festival.
There’s always been a certain amount of tension between Ipswich borough and Suffolk county councils – even when they have been run by the same political party.