Local News

Ipswich Women Celebrate 100 Years of Voting

The Ipswich Women’s Festival occurred last Saturday at the University building at the Waterfront. This celebrated 100 years of women getting the vote. Holywells Councillor Liz Harsant was one of the speakers during the morning. 

Conservative Party Conference 2018

A number of Ipswich Conservative councillors, Association members and Tom Hunt attended the Party Conference in Birmingham this week.

It was a good opportunity to catch up will colleagues from across the region and country and focus on how the Conservative Party is transforming the country for the better, in contrast to when Jeremy Corbyn's party crashed the economy 10 years ago.

Tom Hunt Selected as Parliamentary Candidate

Congratulations to Tom Hunt who was elected by the membership of the Ipswich Conservative Association to be our Parliamentary Candidate for the next General Election.

Association Quiz- Change of Venue

If you are coming to the Association's Quiz on Wednesday, please note the venue has changed to THE CASE IS ALTERED PUB in Woodbridge Road.

More Ipswich People are saving for retirement

Recent figures show that 10,000 more people in Ipswich are now enrolled in a workplace pension. Our careful management of the economy – as well as important changes to help people save more for their retirement – means more families can plan for the long-term with the security of a pension.

Ipswich Rail Station Wins Award

Ipswich Station has won Large Station of the Year Award at the National Rail Awards Ceremony at Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

Recycling centre

Ipswich could soon have a new Recycling Centre, thanks to the Conservative County Council.

Educating Ipswich - By Cllr Liz Harsant

When I first became Leader of the Council, the late and irreplaceable James Hehir - CEO of Ipswich Borough Council - said to me: “You have to become a governor of Suffolk New College”; and so my journey of being involved in education in Ipswich began.

Record low number of children in workless households

There are 22,234 fewer children in workless households in this region compared to 2010. This means more children in families in Ipswich can have the security that comes with a good job and a regular pay packet.

Tidy up in Broughton Road

On Saturday, St Margaret's Councillors Lee Reynolds and Chris Chambers were joined by Paul West and Richard Pope clearing dead weeds from Broughton Road.