An American 50s diner in Haverhill will appear on The One Show after it welcomed Ed Balls for an upcoming programme about the US presidential elections.

A Colchester mum who was one of the first people in the UK to contract Covid-19 is calling for financial support from the government as she continues to suffer more than nine months on.

The Nando’s restaurant at Cardinal Park has been closed for a deep-clean after a member of the Ipswich team tested positive for coronavirus.

An East Bergholt woman has celebrated her 90th birthday at the village pub where she began pulling pints at 16.

A derelict site in Hadleigh which has been vacant for more than 10 years could be turned into 45 homes after a planning application was submitted.

Three people dressed in dark clothing have been caught on CCTV trying to break into an Ipswich cannabis lounge using a brick.

An offer has been made to take over the empty Boots shop in the heart of Hadleigh after it closed down this summer.

A Hadleigh mum who started a zero-waste business in Cyprus after being shocked by the country’s waste problem is bringing an eco-friendly store to her hometown.

More than 700 people have signed a petition to save a children’s club in Mistley which has been a “lifeline” to parents of special needs children for more than 20 years.

A third case of coronavirus has been confirmed at Whitehouse Community Primary School in Ipswich, with a fifth class bubble sent home to self-isolate.

There were twice as many drug-related deaths in Ipswich last year compared to the previous year, new figures have revealed.

Harwich’s very own Mary Berry has proved you are never too old to volunteer after baking more than 150 pies for the vulnerable during lockdown.

The mayor of Hadleigh is campaigning to halt the closure of the town’s last remaining bank, warning it would be “an error” to get rid of it.

A police car responding to an emergency call was involved in a crash with a Vauxhall Astra in Stowmarket.

A staff member and a student at Whitehouse Community Primary School have tested positive for Covid-19, with nearly 100 children sent home to self-isolate.

Firefighters are trying to rescue a pigeon which has become stuck inside some netting near the Buttermarket Centre in Ipswich.

A fire which engulfed three vehicles and a surrounding car port in a Colchester estate is being treated as arson.

A young family hopes its newly refurbished cafe filled with plants and open spaces will bring a “modern dining experience” to Kesgrave.

Police officers are conducting patrols near Clacton train station after two girls were reportedly followed by men seen “acting suspiciously”.

Two masked men have caused severe damage to The Racing Centre charity in Newmarket in an early morning raid.

There are “no immediate plans” to introduce stricter Covid-19 restrictions in Suffolk, the Director of Public Health has confirmed.

A 16-year-old lioness named Malika has sadly died at Colchester Zoo after suffering with liver disease.

A Colchester restaurant owner said 75% of bookings for Saturday night have been cancelled following the upcoming ban of household mixing in Essex as he called for more support from the government.

Essex will be placed into the ‘High’ level of restrictions under Tier 2 of the government’s coronavirus system following a rise in cases – but what does this mean you can and cannot do?

A cabin manager for easyJet who lost her job of 14 years following a turbulent time for the aviation industry has launched a successful dog training business in Ipswich.

A Suffolk musician whose parents met at the age of 11 has written a song about meeting his fiancée on Tinder – proving true love still exists in the digital age.

The Bosch office in Stowmarket is being deep-cleaned after a number of workers tested positive for Covid-19.

Prices of children’s toys are being slashed by up to 50% in Sainsbury’s stores across Suffolk and north Essex this week – helping shoppers save money in the run up to Christmas.

Patients in Suffolk and north Essex are among thousands across the UK to have their routine blood tests cancelled due to a supply chain failure.

A father-of-four who spent more than 30 years behind the wheel of Ipswich buses has died at the age of 71.

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