PUBLISHED: 19:00 10 April 2019 | UPDATED: 20:20 10 April 2019 Judy Rimmer So many questions to ask Google about life in Ipswich in 2019. Picture: GETTY IMAGES/ISTOCKPHOTO Archant How much is a stamp, or a bus ticket, and how do you register with a doctor or dentist? There are lots of questions we all ask Google - so here are our answers to 25 top queries. How much does it cost to park at Ipswich Station?How much does it cost to park at Ipswich train station?Ipswich Station car park is open 24 hours. If you pay on the day, the current rates are £11.80 peak rate (from 4am), £8 off-peak (from 9.30am), and £5 night rate, from 4pm-4am. The charge is also £5 at weekends and bank holidays. Season tickets are available, and it is possible to pay by mobile.When do the clocks go back?In 2019, clocks are due to go back at 2am on Sunday, October 27. This is to give lighter mornings during the winter, but also brings dark evenings. There has been … [Read more...] about Have you asked Google thesee 25 questions about life in Ipswich?
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PUBLISHED: 05:30 25 February 2019 Jason Noble Local democracy reporter Copleston High School will have a new classroom block, allowing it to create another 200 student places. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Archant Plans to expand a host of Suffolk schools and build more than 10 new establishments by 2029 have been revealed by Suffolk County Council. Education cabinet member Gordon Jones revealed in this month’s S scrutiny committee that six existing primaries and two high schools were in line for expansion, while 10 new schools were also on the cards, subject to the required housing coming forward.The six expanding primaries are: • Bosmere Primary School in Needham Market• Claydon Primary School The Ipswich Garden Suburb development will get both a secondary and primary school. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN• Bramford CofE Primary School• St Peter & St Paul CofE Primary School in Eye • Abbots Green in Bury St Edmunds • … [Read more...] about New schools planned for Suffolk
PUBLISHED: 19:00 08 February 2019 | UPDATED: 21:13 08 February 2019 Suzanne Day Young pupils at Martlesham Primary Academy in Ipswich dressed up as what they wanted to be when they grow up Picture: MARTLESHAM PRIMARY ACADEMY Martlesham Primary Academy Sitting alongside Martin Luther King and Emily Bronte in assembly at one Ipswich school this morning was a want-to-be paediatric consultant, an aspiring midwife and a handful of Olympic hopefuls. Children at Martlesham Primary Academy shared their ambitions with their teachers and special visitors Picture: MARTLESHAM PRIMARY ACADEMYPupils at Martlesham Primary Academy embraced their first-ever Aspiration Day and went to school dressed in an outfit depicting their future careers.Amongst them was 10-year-old Harry Finch who looked very smart with an official looking lanyard around his neck.Harry said: “My dad inspires me, he is a software engineer at the Port of Felixstowe.“My Dad likes his job and … [Read more...] about What do you want to be when you grow up? These pupils are thinking ahead
PUBLISHED: 18:02 13 November 2018 | UPDATED: 20:07 13 November 2018 Megan Aldous Goldie Sayers , Team GB Javelin Thrower and one of Suffolk's 100 Inspiring Women speaking at the event Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Archant This is a list that Suffolk should be proud of - 100 women who are positive role models for future generations, women who have achieved success in a diverse range of fields from business, the arts, sport and education to the third sector.The list was put together by a panel of judges this summer after we asked readers for their nominations. From top left: Jenna Ackerley, Anne Beckett-Allen, Katie Bannister, Jane Basham, Dayle Bayliss, Shayra Begum, Nicola Beach, Adele Bellis and Professor Emma Bond Pictures: WENDY AIKEN PHOTOGRAPHY/EDF ENERGY/BARRY ELEY/PHILIP MYNOTT/SUFFOLK COUNTY COUCIL/UNIVERSITY OF SUFFOLKJenna Ackerley, Events Under Canvas: A Felixstowe girl originally, 38-year-old Jenna now lives in East Bergholt with her husband and … [Read more...] about Meet 100 of Suffolk’s most inspirational women
PUBLISHED: 17:07 08 November 2018 | UPDATED: 20:42 08 November 2018 Amy Gibbons Felixstowe Academy Picture: PETER A COOK/FELIXSTOWE ACADEMY Peter A Cook/Felixstowe Academy Academy leaders have come under fire as new figures reveal seven trusts with schools in Suffolk pay salaries in excess of £150,000. Langer Primary School Picture: SIMON PARKERThe data from the Department for Education (DfE) shows four of the trusts paid one employee over £200,000 in 2016/17, while the highest recorded pay packet was roughly 10 times the typical salary of a young teacher – at between £240,000 and £250,000.Meanwhile, nearly half of academies managed by the trusts have Ofsted ratings of ‘requires improvement’ or ‘inadequate’ – suggesting they are struggling to meet demands.While the DfE data does not distinguish between salaries in 2016 and 2017, financial records published by the trusts themselves indicate the number … [Read more...] about Revealed – the Suffolk academy trusts paying salaries over £150,000