Paul Geater

Parking tickets serve an important purpose.

Let’s have proper clampdown on illegal parking across town

A few days ago it was revealed that Ipswich council had raised £1million from parking fines over the last three years.

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David Ellesmere, leader of the Ipswich Borough Council, talks about development at the RW Paul building on the Ipswich waterfront.

At last the borough is leading over regeneration of Ipswich

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.

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Mark pendlington, Ben Gummer MP, and Chloe Smith MP, with transport minister Stephen Hammond on Ipswich Station

New investment in region needs a non-political focus

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.

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30,000 people were at East Coast Live last Saturday - pushing up the attendance to IP-Art.

Suffolk’s county town festival brings culture to the masses

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.

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Paul Geater on Russell Road.

Why are relations between Ipswich and Suffolk so frosty?

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.

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