Local News

Merry Christmas from Ipswich Conservatives

We would like to take the opportunity to wish our readers, members and supporters a peaceful and relaxing Christmas, and thank everyone who has helped us during 2018.

Reflections on role of Councillor, by Liz

When you first become a Councillor apart from the great honour and excitement you feel it changes your life completely.  Suddenly residents are asking you for help some with very private and sad issues others asking for help on matters that involve perhaps a whole area. 

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."