More than 20,000 coronavirus antibody tests have been completed on NHS staff, patients and military personnel in the area in just six weeks.

Three new areas of Suffolk’s coastline are being added to a protected Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Clacton Pier has welcomed back revellers this weekend to a new-look attraction fitted with coronavirus safety measures.

Controversial plans for an adult entertainment venue in Colchester have been blocked after its application for a license was refused.

A Suffolk couple are marking their platinum wedding anniversary with an emotional reunion – having seen each other just once in 115 days apart due to the coronavirus lockdown.

An independent hostel company is calling on key workers and their families to enjoy a budget break at Suffolk’s historic Flatford Mill.

Some of the UK’s best parkour athletes visited Ipswich in lockdown to test their skills on the town’s streets.

A spate of fires has led to Essex residents being warned about the importance of smoke alarms and fire safety.

Residents in Colchester are calling for an extension to the ban on private cars driving in the high street after seeing the benefits of cleaner air and safer roads in lockdown.

New level crossing cameras are being rolled out in Suffolk and Essex to stop dangerous drivers risking their lives on the tracks.

Animal lovers can see all of Colchester Zoo’s animals from July 4, as social distancing is reduced to one-metre.

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with robbery after an incident at a skate park in Ipswich.

There were more than 4,500 crimes reported to Suffolk police in May – see them all on one map.

Here’s what you need to know about the proposed changes to garden wate changes in Colchester and how much you will have to pay.

A man in Hollesley has been arrested in connection with illegal streaming of premium television channels to more than 100,000 people.

Police were called to reports of a rave near the Suffolk coast.

One of Ipswich’s most popular independent coffee shops is getting ready to open its doors again.

Social distancing measures are back in place at Stowmarket Tesco after it dropped a one-way system in place to keep customers safe.

Coronavirus survivors have been left with fighting hair loss, vertigo, heart palpitations and memory problems amongst other side effects, despite first catching the disease months ago.

The number of green spaces, GP surgeries and gyms in Ipswich have led to it being labelled the sixth healthiest place in the UK - despite having 136 fast food restaurants.

You can now feed elephants and giraffes straight from your hand at Colchester Zoo again.

Hundreds of tickets to Colchester Zoo are being wasted by passholders not showing up, according to the zoo director.

Maternity ward rules introduced at Ipswich and Colchester hospitals at the height of the coronavirus pandemic are to be relaxed allowing new mums to have visitors.

A plot of land near Clacton is on the market for £6million and could become a retirement village or “high profile gated development”.

A high-pitched hum is keeping residents in Kesgrave up at night – but what is causing it?

McDonald’s are bringing back their breakfast menu in some Suffolk and Essex restaurants from today.

As cinemas prepare to reopen following the latest government lockdown announcement, one of the oldest cinema’s in the country is optimistic about the future.

On July 4 there are major changes to how you are allowed to see loved ones during lockdown.

The rules of lockdown are changing on July 4 – what will be different next month?

Suffolk and Essex tourist destinations are desperate to open as they fight for survival after lockdown.

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