Local News

A Modern Vibrant Cornhill

We are contributing £800,000 towards the regeneration of the Cornhill. This will enable the centre of the town to have a new focus and turn it into an even more attractive area for entertaining and socialising.

We are improving bus and rail services

Suffolk needs a strong and reliable transport network.  We need a transport network that can help our businesses thrive, but also help us all get out – visit friends, family and enjoy ourselves.

More Money Per Head for Ipswich

Working together, our Conservative MPs and Conservative run Suffolk County Council, are investing the money into Ipswich that our people deserve.

"The Winerack" finally to be developed

After nearly 10 years of inactivity, Regatta Quay (the Winerack Development) will now be completed and turned into 149 residential apartments, commercial spaces and will create 56 new jobs. Much of the credit for this can be given to Ben Gummer, MP for Ipswich.

A better Copdock Interchange & new heritage archive centre

Working together, local MP Ben Gummer and Conservative run Suffolk County Council, have worked hard to transform Ipswich into the strong, vibrant county town that local people have long wanted. Plans are now being drawn up for improving the A14/A12 interchange and a new heritage centre.

Improving education for our children

Suffolk Conservatives have outlined their plans for children’s services in Suffolk with a commitment to increase the percentage of Good or Outstanding Ofsted-rated schools to 100%.

Conservatives invest in Ipswich Rail Station

Working together, local MP Ben Gummer and Conservative run Suffolk County Council, have worked hard to transform Ipswich into the strong, vibrant county town that local people have long wanted. Just look at Ipswich Station.

Conservatives' support for vulnerable people

We are to invest £1bn over the next four years to support vulnerable people right across the county, building on the £60m invested to create ten modern care homes to provide care for the county’s most vulnerable.

Speeding and rat running problems

Many residents across Priory Heath, and other areas of the town have raised speeding and rat running as a concern in their local areas. We are keen to see what can be done to help.