A telephone system developed by a Framlingham-based technology company will be used by GPs across the country to help vaccinate patients against Covid-19.

Queues formed outside Primark in Ipswich today as ‘non-essential’ shops across Suffolk reopen their doors after a month-long lockdown.

Town leaders are hopeful deals will be struck to save the region’s Debenhams stores, but one warned that the pandemic is accelerating a move away from bricks and mortar retailing.

The landlord of the wet-led pub in Suffolk called the government’s announcement of £1,000 for pubs “a slap in the face”.

A rolling road block and a crash are disrupting rush hour traffic around Ipswich and on the A14.

A rescue deal for department store chain Debenhams has collapsed after Arcadia went into administration last night – meaning two prominent Suffolk stores will likely close.

Arcadia stores in Suffolk such as Topshop and Dorothy Perkins will remain open for the immediate future, a town leader believes - despite talks to save the group reportedly falling through.

Coronavirus case rates have fallen everywhere across Suffolk and north Essex except from in Ipswich in the last week.

A man serving a life sentence who absconded from a Suffolk prison has been found and arrested.

A fire has broken out in a derelict building at the former St Louis Middle School, in Bury St Edmunds.

A charity run by a Suffolk brewer is celebrating its 30th anniversary – having donated over £1.4million to local good causes along the way.

The founder of the next billion dollar internet company could be living in Suffolk, according to a former Tinder boss.

A prisoner serving a life sentence has absconded from Hollesley Bay, prompting a police search.

Ipswich-based Coes said it saw a Black Friday boost in online sales - but other independent retailers warn it is another area where online retail giants have an unfair advantage.

Gosfield’s Kings Head pub is to start a “Boris menu” of £1.99 meals to attract customers during Tier 2 regulations - with 180,000 people so far viewing the offer on social media.

The Arcadia group slipping into administration could be a “devastating” blow to high streets across the region, according to town leaders.

A retail empire with stores across Suffolk, including Topman and Topshop, is set to collapse within days - putting 15,000 jobs at risk, according to reports.

Nearly 45% of people in East Anglia are making a conscious effort to shop at local stores in a bid to support the region’s economy, new research has shown - but independents are missing a trick by not capitalising on online opportunities.

The former director of a popular pub and takeaway forced the business into liquidation after he took a £100,000 loan from the business and did not repay it, according to liquidators.

A Suffolk-based firm offering digital gift cards is seeing an increase in business during the second coronavirus lockdown.

A registry clerk is celebrating 50 years at Birketts, despite disliking the job at first.

Two fashion chains with stores on high streets across East Anglia have fallen into administration, putting more than 4,700 jobs and almost 500 shops at risk.

Last night prime minister Boris Johnson announced his plan for a “green industrial revolution”.

The price of imported goods could treble in the coming months due to worsening supply chain problems, according to bosses at an Ipswich-based shipping agency.

A missing 14-year-old girl from Ipswich has been found safe and well.

Stansted Airport’s terminal will close overnight due to the ban on passenger travel during lockdown, it has been announced.

Coronavirus case rates continue to rise in most districts across Suffolk and north Essex – but three districts in the region are among the bottom five in the country.

Today the winners of the Suffolk Business Awards 2020 were announced in an online ceremony.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a driver in Mildenhall failed to stop and drove off at double the speed limit.

The East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star want to know what independent shops could do to attract more customers.

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