A man was arrested after an imitation machine gun was seized following a police incident on a Suffolk beach.

The government has asked all people over the age of 70 to isolate for a total of 12 weeks to avid catching coronavirus - which means many are unable to see their children and grandchildren.

A pregnant woman was surprised more than most on April Fools day when her twins were born two weeks before the planned delivery date – now she wants to reassure mothers due to give birth during the coronavirus pandemic.

More than 2,000 people in the East of England have coronavirus as figures for the area increase by nearly 400 in the latest government update – Suffolk has 32 new cases.

A petrol station in Stowmarket was held up at knifepoint, the latest in a spate of armed robberies in Suffolk in the last 10 days.

West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds has confirmed that another patient with coronavirus has died, meaning six people who have tested positive for the illness at the hospital have now died.

Across Suffolk people came out onto their streets at 8pm as part of the second #ClapForCarers night to pay their respects to NHS staff and other key workers who are saving lives during the coronavirus pandemic.

A 19-year-old man was punched in the face during a knife-point robbery in Ipswich - the fifth in Suffolk in the last 10 days.

A voucher scheme for children who are missing out on free school meals during the coronavirus crisis is being launched by the Government in response to concerns voiced by parents and carers.

A Suffolk mum has put her own twist on the rainbow trend that is sweeping the country amid the coronavirus outbreak - and is sharing her talent with passers by.

A man arrested in connection to two knife point incidents in Suffolk earlier this week has been recalled to prison.

Thieves smashed their way into a village GP surgery and raided the till – but left shelves of medication untouched.

A 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection to a knife point robbery at a Tesco Express and an attempted robbery at a Spar the very next day.

In one small Ipswich village, more than ten planning applications have been submitted in 18 months including a McDonalds, petrol station, business park and a major housing development.

A travel enthusiast from East Anglia who spent her life savings on a dream trip to New Zealand is now trapped there - as the coronavirus lockdown continues.

A celebrant fears families will be robbed of the chance to say a final farewell to their loves one as the coronavirus death toll continues to spiral.

A young woman from Ipswich has been trapped in Australia during her year abroad as the borders of all Asian countries for connecting flights close to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

The UK has seen the biggest rise so far of coronavirus deaths and cases - as almost 3,000 more tested positive in the last 24 hours and nearly 200 lost their lives.

West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock has tested positive for coronavirus - just hours after prime minister Boris Johnson confirmed he has it too.

Suffolk MPs have sent well wishes to Boris Johnson after he tested positive for coronavirus.

This was the shocking scene as a disused Suffolk pub went up in flames in an arson attack, as caught by footage from a drone.

A man who went missing from his home in Beccles has been found, after his family members said they were very concerned for his safety.

Members of a Suffolk basketball team forced into lockdown have found a novel way to keep passing the ball - without passing on coronavirus.

The collection of garden waste across most of Suffolk has been suspended in a bid to limit the spread of coronavirus by reducing the number of rounds crews have to complete.

Leaders of an Ipswich primary school say it is making “rapid” progress after an Ofsted report highlighted areas it needs to improve.

The challenges posed by the coronavirus lockdown is putting many parents into unchartered territory but for those with childen who have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) there is increased difficulty.

Suffolk County Council has pledged a £60,000 donation to help foodbanks during the coronavirus pandemic after an overwhelming increase in the number of people needing parcels.

Seven more cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Suffolk and a total of 51 new cases in the East of England.

Tributes have been paid to a “lovely vibrant” grandmother, who has become the first person to die after contracting coronavirus in Suffolk.

300 cannabis plants have been found in a shed by police carrying out a search warrant at a property.

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