Tag Archives: Ipswich Borough Council

The Influence of A Riverside View

On 12 January I submitted this question to be asked at next weeks full council meeting. To Councillor Ellesmere “In light of the guidance to local authorities by the department of communities and local government, what steps have IBC taken … Continue reading

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Reducing the Number of Borough Councillors

The Ipswich Star reports here. that the borough council is to save £12,000 a year by axing free tea and coffee for staff. I wonder if the unions will call on the staff to go on strike over this. Oh … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry About It. It’s Only Gipping Ward

Quote by somebody who works for IBC Don’t worry about it. It’s only Elliott Street. This Labour council is only bothered about certain people. Isn’t that like Labour? As the Conservatives are for the many, Labour are for a select … Continue reading

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Ipswich Borough Council retweet Labour propaganda

Here the Loathed One over at Ipswich Spy has posted a very good post exposing the partisan nature of the officers who run the borough by getting councillors to implement their policies to create the illusion of democracy. Officers are … Continue reading

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Ipswich Borough Councillor Allowances 2010-2011 and 2012-2013

Figures obtained by Ipswich Labour’s favourite blogger via a Freedom of Information Request reveal that Labour councillors in 2012-2013 claimed more than eight and a half thousand pounds more in allowances than the Conservatives and Lib Dems claimed in 2010-2011. … Continue reading

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A comment regarding the Town Hall cafe catering tender

Somebody claiming to be from Ipswich Borough Council has sent me this Latest news on the Town Hall cafe catering tender. Snobs Coffee replacement has been found. I’ve decided to remove the rest of the comment in case it is … Continue reading

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IBC street cleaning vehicle seen in Elliott Street

An Ipswich Borough Council street cleaning vehicle was seen in Elliott Street today. It appeared that its hydraulics were broken. We presume it’s hydraulics were not working correctly, because it had it’s brushes down.

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Ipswich Annual Labour Love In 2013 Report

Yesterday was the Annual Labour Love In that is usually referred to as the Annual General Meeting in the Grand Hall at the Corn Exchange and I attended. First of all the outgoing mayor welcomed the two new Labour councilors … Continue reading

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For economic growth in Suffolk, Vote Conservative

Businesses from Suffolk and beyond were at the Apex in Bury St Edmunds yesterday to support the unveiling of a major new economic growth plan for Suffolk Highlights of the day included The launch of the official Invest in Suffolk … Continue reading

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The Tory Council Tax Freeze and the Labour Council Tax Rise

The voice of Ipswich Labour in the local blogesphere, Alasdair Ross is up in arms about the Conservative run Suffolk County Council freezing council tax. As Gavin Maclure puts it over two blog posts, Labour hike up Council Tax in … Continue reading

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