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Community Team IBC

Lives in Ipswich Town Centre

Communities Team at Ipswich Borough Council.

Here to offer a hand helping you with your local issues and providing information about upcoming local events and public meetings.

We're always looking for new ways to engage with the residents of Ipswich and get your views heard; if you have any suggestions, please get in touch.


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Joined: 29 January 2013

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Over 50's Activities in South East Ipswich

Community Team IBC in Broke Hall
Do you know of any club or activity in the South East Area of Ipswich that may appeal to the over 50's? If so, we'd be pleased to know more so that we can add it to our current list found here on our website: ... [ more ]
Community Team IBC
Thank you for your contribution, Susan D. At the moment the list is specifically for the South East area, however if this list expands to include the other areas we'll make sure to include the keep fit and badminton session.

Area Committee Updates

Community Team IBC in Akenham
Updates from the latest round of Area Committee meetings are now available on our website: Just click the link to find out "What's on in..." your area.

Time to Talk Day 2016

Community Team IBC in Akenham
We are proud to be supporting the Time to Change - Time to Talk day 2016.  It's easy to get involved. Just have a chat about mental health with a friend, loved one, colleague or even your Streetlife Neighbours, in any way that suits you.  Let's get ... [ more ]

Jubilee Park Play-Space Survey

Community Team IBC in Akenham
Do you live in the Jubilee Park area? If so, we need your help!  Please take 5 minutes to complete our survey on the play-spaces in the community: Your feedback is really appreciated.
Community Team IBC
Hello, You are right, Toby P. The "Jubilee Park Area" would include Surrey Road and Victoria Street. Our focus is in the Central Area, more specifically, Westgate Ward. This link will take you to an interactive map on our website which clearly ... [ more ]

Jubilee Park Day of Action

Community Team IBC in Akenham
Big "thank you" to everyone who took the time to share with us their opinions and suggestions about the community in the Jubilee Park area this afternoon. If you missed us, but have something you'd like to raise, send us an email: ... [ more ]

Jubilee Park Multi-Agency Day

Community Team IBC in Akenham
The Community Engagement Team will be in Jubilee Park tomorrow afternoon with a whole host of other agencies working to support the area. Come and have a chat with us about YOUR community. Find out more here: Looking forward ... [ more ]

Area Committee Meetings

Community Team IBC in Akenham
Last night we held our first Area Committee Meeting of 2016 in the North East Area. The next meeting dates for other areas are as follows: - South East – 20th January 7pm at Alan Road Methodist Church - South West – 21st January 6.30pm at Gipping ... [ more ]

Mess left by bin men

Lynne M
in Stoke
Considering the fines that are handed out for dropping a chip look what the bin men left outside my house this afternoon, I don't think it came out of my bin but I had to clear it up there were flies hanging around it yuk!!
Community Team IBC
Good morning Lynne M - can you tell me where abouts (which road) this is in please? Our waste team can then look into it for you, Many thanks, Peter Communities Team

Mayoral Opening of the New Whitehouse Park Skatepark

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Whitehouse Park, Norwich Road.
Community Team IBC in Akenham
We're pleased to invite you all to the opening & ribbon cutting of the new skatepark in Whitehouse Park. The Mayor of Ipswich, Cllr. Glen Chisholm will be in attendance from 11am on Saturday (31st October) to open the new park! We'd like to thank ... [ more ]

garden bench

Community Team IBC
Hi Stuart - Please drop us an email with a few more details (location etc.). This might be something that your local Area Committee can help with:

Come and raise community issues at the South East Area Committee

Community Team IBC in Gainsborough
The next South East Area Committee is tonight, 7pm at the Ipswich Priory Centre, 43 Queensway, Ipswich, IP3 9EX. You can download the agenda here:… You can follow our live Twitter feed & get ... [ more ]

Litter strewn streets

John W in Westbourne
As a change from walking my dog in the park, sometimes I walk around Henley Road, Berners Street, Bedford Street, St Georges Street area of central Ipswich and I'm horrified at the amount of litter, it seems to be getting worse. The gutter in Henley ... [ more ]
Community Team IBC
Good afternoon all, I've received the following info from the waste team here at IBC: "Any litterbins that have disappeared should be replaced; Missing bins can be reported to the Cleaner Ipswich Hotline, 01473 433000 or emailed to ... [ more ]

Skatepark for Whitehouse Park gets the go ahead!

Community Team IBC in Westerfield
Plans for a skatepark in Whitehouse Park have been approved by Council planners. The skatepark, which is supported by the North West Area Committee, will now be built by Wheelscape for the North West Ipswich Big Local Trust and the Sita Trust, who ... [ more ]

holywells park

Community Team IBC
The other 3 Holywells Park outdoor films do have a cost associated with them.  You can find more details on the Ipswich Regent website:

Come along to the North West Area Committee!

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Whitton Baptist Church, 209 Highfield Road, IP1 6DH
Community Team IBC in Ipswich Town Centre
If you live in Whitton, Whitehouse or Castle Hill, you can come and raise local issues at the North West Area Committee. This is a public meeting between residents, Councillors and the Police, and your opportunity to get involved. You can find the ... [ more ]

What are your priorities for NE Ipswich?

Community Team IBC in Warren Heath
Thanks to everyone who came along to the North East Area Committee last night. There was good public attendance before the meeting to discuss the priorities for the NEAC for the next year. You can view the current 'action plan' for the area on our ... [ more ]

Share your views on crime in Suffolk

Community Team IBC in Ipswich Town Centre
University Campus Suffolk (UCS) is working with police in Suffolk and Norfolk to understand the public’s perceptions of crime, anti-social behaviour and local policing services in their area. You can fill in their survey here: ... [ more ]

Area Committee projects in May / June

Community Team IBC in Ipswich Town Centre
Here are a few of the projects funded by Area Committees in May / June: Central Area Committee: - Alley gates in Surrey/Sirdar Road to tackle anti-social behaviour. - Holiday at Home at Christ Church for local elderly residents. North West Area ... [ more ]

Get involved at your next Area Committee!

Community Team IBC in Ipswich Town Centre
The details for the next round of Area Committees are available; these are your opportunity as residents to have your say in your local area, raise local issues with your Ward Councillors, and hear priorities from the local Safer Neighbourhood Team ... [ more ]

Wildlife Area at Whitton Community Primary School

Community Team IBC in Ipswich Town Centre
Attached are a few pictures from the wildlife area at Whitton CP School which is nearing completion. The North West Area Committee part funded this project along with funds from SCC & the North West Big Local Trust. Previously this area was ... [ more ]

Easter holiday activities for young people in Ipswich

Community Team IBC in Stoke Park
There are lots of sporting & craft activities going on over the Easter holidays for young people in Ipswich including basketball, football, arts & crafts, snorkeling, table tennis, archery & much more. Details can be found here: ... [ more ]

March Area Committees - Get involved in your community.

Community Team IBC in Stoke Park
March's Area Committee dates and venues are now up on the website. These give you the opportunity as residents to share your views about your local area and to help influence where money is spent to improve your neighbourhood. You can get all the ... [ more ]

Have your say on Central Ipswich.

Community Team IBC in Stoke Park
The next Central Area Committee is tomorrow night (18th) at 6:30pm in the Reg Driver Visitors Centre in Christchurch Park. This is your opportunity as residents to raise local issues and share your opinion  and suggest improvements for the area. On ... [ more ]

Mobile Skatepark Event in Whitton

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Whitton Church Hall Car Park
Community Team IBC in Westerfield
We're running a mobile skatepark event on 22nd December for skaters, bmx & scooter riders in North West Ipswich. Come along, practice your skills and bring some ideas for the design of the skatepark in Whitehouse Park.

North West Ipswich Skate Park Consultation

Community Team IBC in Westerfield
The North West Area Committee, and North West BLT are currently working on proposals to provide a skate-park in Whitehouse Park, North West Ipswich. The proposal is in the design stage, and we would like to gain as many views as possible about the ... [ more ]