Karren Dean’s children Max, seven, and twins Zak and Jay, aged five, felt sad that postmen and delivery workers were not able to interact with residents as before, due to the - entirely necessary - restrictions of the coronavirus lockdown.
A generous landlord is considering offering free accommodation to frontline NHS workers fighting coronavirus - so they can stay away from vulnerable family members who might otherwise be at risk of infection.
“Seriously, this is not social distancing” - that was the reaction of police officers after they reportedly found people from Ipswich in the Peak District enjoying a picnic, in defiance of the coronavirus lockdown.
As part of a series of articles about Home-Start in Suffolk, which supports parents facing challenging circumstances, ANDREW PAPWORTH spoke to some of those the charity has helped. Here, Janet (not her real name) describes the support she received after her marriage broke down.