Students from Deben High School indulged an audience of parents, friends and members of the local community with a stunning performance of musical talent at their Chamber Concert on Wednesday 10th November.
Ipswich people have another opportunity to have their say on changes that have been made to the town’s long-term planning blueprint.
Earlier this year the Council submitted the Core Strategy plan to the Government for public examination.
Public hearings about the Core Strategy were about to start, under the auspices of an independent Inspector, when the new Government announced in June the abolition of regional strategies. One of those regional strategies was the East of England Plan, which set out the amount of growth that Ipswich should take up to 2021.
The Inspector and the Council agreed to suspend the examination into the plan until January 2011, to allow time for the Council to consider whether to change the Core Strategy.
An important influence on the Council’s thinking has been the Secretary of State’s dismissal in September of the appeal by Mersea Homes. This followed the Council’s refusal of planning permission for 1,085 dwellings at the Ipswich Northern Fringe. The Secretary of State said a proper and comprehensive planning approach to development at the Northern Fringe, as set out in the draft Core Strategy, was important.
The Council decided in October to retain much of the Core Strategy plan, but with a few key focused changes, including: Read more
Ipswich Borough Council, Franchise Development Services and the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce hosted the Ipswich Franchise Discovery Day at the Ipswich Corn Exchange on 10th November.
St Edmundsbury Borough Council
Saturday 20th November – Sunday 30th January 2011
Get your skates on for a seasonal variety of festive frolics on a real ice rink situated in the Portman Road car park only a few minutes from Ipswich town centre.
Suffolk Coastal is offering help to communities in the district to come together to protect and enhance the environment that is so important to them, with a specific focus on energy, water, transport and community resilience.
The first Woodwose festival celebrating the Suffolk Coast has now finished and is already hoping to return next year, bigger and better.
ISHOF ANNOUNCES INDUCTION CLASS OF 2011
FORT LAUDERDALE, NOVEMBER 5, 2010 – The International Swimming Hall of Fame
(ISHOF) today announced the names of the Honoree Induction Class of 2011, consisting of 8 of
the greatest names in aquatic history. The Induction Ceremony will be part of the ISHOF Honors
Weekend, which includes the AT&T USA Diving Grand Prix, a FINA event featuring the
world’s greatest Olympic divers, which will be held May 5 – 8, 2011 at the Hall of Fame Pool
and other events and activities. Reservations for the Class of 2011 Honors Weekend are available
now at www.ishof.org or by calling 954-462-6536.
“The 2011 Induction Ceremony will recognize an internationally diverse and remarkable class of
aquatic personalities,” said Mike Snyder, Chairman of the Board of Directors of ISHOF. “All
eight of these individuals have left a positive impact in the aquatic disciplines, and we are
pleased to recognize their successes and contributions.”
“The 2011 Class of Honorees represent athletes from six nations exhibiting the world’s diverse
swimming talent“, said ISHOF Selection Committee Liaison Bob Duenkel. “Countries include
Australia, Great Britain, Hungary, Japan, Serbia and the USA.”
Heading the list areHonor SwimmersIan Thorpe of Australia and Lenny Krayzelburg of the
USA. Knick-named the “Thorpedo”, Ian won a total of nine Olympic medals – five gold, three
silver and one bronze in the 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games – while Lenny swept the backstroke
events at the 2000 Games and won a total of four Olympic gold medals, including relays.
Synchronized swimmer Miya Tachibana competed in three Olympic Games for Japan, winning
medals in each for a total of five medals. In the decade of the 1990’s, Aleksandar Sostar
guarded the water polo goal for Yugoslavia and later Serbia’s Olympic, World Cup and
European Championship gold medal winning teams. Open Water swimmer Michael Read, of
Great Britain, held the title of King of the English Channel for 26 years. Honor Coach Denes
Kemeny brought Hungarian water polo back to world prominence after missing the podium for
over twenty years, winning gold in 2000, 2004 and 2008. Pioneer Re Calcaterra dedicated
much of her life to the advancement of the sport of synchronized swimming in the USA and
around the world. In the Honor Contributor category is Australian Thomas Hoad, a legendary
figure in Australian Water Polo as a player and coach, Hoad has played a major role in attracting
and managing major international competitions in all aquatic sports in his home nation.
Hall of Fame Voting
An international panel of aquatic experts chaired by Camillo Cametti of Italy, annually screens
candidates who have been submitted from individuals, organizations or federations from around
the world. A final list is then submitted to a larger panel of over 100 international experts, whose
votes determine those to be honored in each category.
About the International Swimming Hall of Fame & Museum
Established in 1965, the International Swimming Hall of Fame & Museum is a non-profit
institution dedicated to preserving the history of swimming, inspiring and encouraging
swimming for health, fitness, water safety, enshrining the heroes and heroines of the aquatic
sports and providing a shrine for swimming enthusiasts worldwide. The International Swimming
Hall of Fame & Museum was recognized as the official Hall of Fame for the Olympic swimming
and diving sports in 1968 by FINA, the international governing body of Swimming. The
International Swimming Hall of Fame and Museum is supported primarily by the generosity of
swimming enthusiasts, both individual and corporate. For information on the International
Swimming Hall of Fame & Museum and its programs, call 954-462-6536 or visit us online at
International Swimming Hall of Fame