Andrew Papworth

It has been a crisis with a profound effect on these young people’s lives which they will never forget - but as this stunning quilt by Capel St Mary Primary School children shows, it is the power of love and full hearts which has helped them through.

Ipswich MP Tom Hunt has launched a second attack against council housing policy - with the authority’s leader hitting back at claims it disadvantages people trying to find accommodation in their home town.

Building work at the new Thurston Primary Academy - which will allow it to double the number of children it teaches - has got under way.

A £1.3million revamp of two bungalows for people with learning difficulties in Ipswich has got under way.

A florist who saw footfall at her two Ipswich shops decrease during the Covid-19 crisis has decided to take to the road – to bring her colourful, fresh flower collection directly to the people.

Most people spend their journeys to work listening to music, tuning into the radio or reading the latest news on their smartphones.

An avalanche of people facing financial ruin as a result of Covid-19 has prompted Citizens Advice Ipswich to make a desperate £30,000 funding plea to recruit the equivalent of a new full-time debt advisor.

An Ipswich mum oblivious for years that a medical condition was causing her fertility problems, irregular periods and facial hair growth has urged others to become more aware of the condition.

Heartfelt tributes have been paid after the “unimaginable loss” of a charismatic and larger than life 47-year-old father who tragically died while on holiday in the Alps.

“I never thought my little shop would look this funky” - that was Annie Debrick’s reaction when an artist created a “beautiful, stunning” mural for her quirky independent store in Ipswich.

More than 80,000 people - including a senior MP - have backed a murder convict’s fresh appeal to clear his name amid cries he has faced a “miscarriage of justice”.

Schools must “avoid any talk of a lost generation” and be optimistic about their students’ futures amid fears the Covid-19 crisis will harm their opportunities, Suffolk’s newest headteacher has said.

Man who died in a crash at a Bury St Edmunds car park has been named.

A Suffolk farm has created a giant maze which pays tribute to NHS key workers following the Covid-19 crisis.

Woodbridge-based care provider Sarah’s Carers is to recruit 30 new live-in carers to help meet “skyrocketing” demand.

Pupils from Ipswich High School are to join forces with NHS doctors and nurses in a new project to document the full drama of fighting Covid-19.

Kesgrave High School has praised its students for their “exceptional” conduct in the aftermath of a horrific shooting in which a 15-year-old was left in a critical condition.

Runners were covered in muck after a mud run on the Frinton coast got a bit messy.

The amount of waste people are putting in their black bins in Tendring has fallen sharply - as more people take to recycling.

The tallest cherry picker platform lift in the country was brought in to help carry out an urgent inspection of Colchester’s treasured 137-year-old Jumbo water tower.

It has been a mainstay of Ipswich’s calendar for nearly half a century - but now the magnificent Christchurch Park fireworks display has been cancelled, becoming the latest victim of Covid-19.

Education secretary Gavin Williamson has said he is “shocked and sadddened” to hear about the shooting of a 15-year-old Kesgrave High School pupil.

Caroline Schug and her son Ryan set up the Chantry Wombles in February this year after becoming “fed up” of seeing rubbish strewn across roads, pavements and green areas.

This is the Bridge School’s brand new North Campus in Ipswich - which teachers believe will transform the prospects of young people facing some of the most challenging circumstances.

A litter picking group started by a mum and her young son in Chantry before lockdown is to resume its campaign - after saying the problem “has got worse” since the coronavirus crisis.

Teachers in Suffolk and Essex have called for an end to ongoing uncertainty over whether GCSE exams will be cancelled or delayed next year.

A gruelling all-night sleep out overnight on the streets of Ipswich to raise awareness of homelessness has been cancelled - but campaigners are encouraged to stay up all night instead.

It is one of the most nerve-wracking moments of the beautiful game, where a you’re either the hero of the hour or you’ve thrown away your team’s best chance of winning the game.

Colchester’s treasured 137-year-old Jumbo water tower is in need of urgent repair after cracks and other signs of structural damage were found at the Victorian landmark.

Ipswich town centre banks were taped off by members of Extinction Rebellion in a protest designed to create a “climate crime scene”.

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