Local News

Cornhill- The Verdict

We have all eagerly awaited the unveiling of the work to transform the Cornhill, a vital cog in the fortunes of our town centre.

Early opinions have been mixed and to add to the debate I think it is wonderful and could be a real boost to the fortunes of our Town. It gives us a focal point to be proud of and it’s modern look should serve us well in the coming years.

Conservatives stands up for our town centre

Our wonderful Labour council have just given our Town Centre a massive vote of no confidence by investing over £22 million in Martlesham retail park, including M&S.

New Defib at Ravenswood

A question was raised by a resident about where defibrillators were located in the Ravenswood area. Me being the curious person I am, began to research numbers and I was faced with very limited information on where they are located.

Ipswich needs a northern relief road – by Tom Hunt

Tom Hunt writes "During the selection process to become the Conservative Prospective Parliamentary candidate for Ipswich, I made clear my support for a northern relief road for Ipswich. I’m fully aware of how significant this issue is for Ipswich and the benefits that a new road could bring."

We will remember them

On this 100th anniversary of the Armistice ending the Great War, let us take a moment to pause and be thankful for those countless brave souls who gave their lives to ensure our freedom.

A Conservative Budget for Working Families

The East of England will benefit from investment in transport, business and technology, as the Chancellor recently set out his plan to reward the hard work of the British People. This year’s Budget provides a comprehensive plan to support the heath service, our high streets, and ensure working people have more money in their pocket.

Bulb Planting in Queensway Park

Nacton Make a Change and the Nacton Community Garden arranged a big bulb plant on Queensway Park to turn the park into a spring delight of colour. Priory Heath Candidate Sam Murray attended both days with her children and got her hands dirty planting the bulbs with her fellow Priory Heath Residents. Cllr Stephen Ion also joined in on the fun Saturday.