I am not going to sugarcoat it, being pregnant amidst the coronavirus crisis has had its fair share of low points.

As everyone gets used to spending a lot more time at home - we want to know what new hobbies you are trying and what you hope to get done.

A week into lockdown schoolchildren, teachers and parents in Ipswich and Stowmarket, are still embracing the rainbow phenomenon which is keeping people positive.

At 8pm last night there were emotional scenes across Suffolk as families came out on to their doorsteps to clap NHS workers.

Whining about snacks, snoozing in the sunshine and swimming lessons in the bath - homeschooling certainly has its highs and lows.

People – individuals, groups and organisations – all over Suffolk are pulling together in the midst of the coronavirus crisis to help the vulnerable, elderly, and isolated.

Ipswich schoolgirl Dejah Robinson was delighted when the actors who play Cain Dingle and Harriet Finch were photographed with one of her special sunflowers.

As families in Ipswich get used to the ‘new normal’ enforced upon them by the coronavirus, communities are coming together to paint a positive message using rainbows.

Several schools and nurseries across Suffolk have today been forced to send children home in the fight against the spread of Covid-19.

Over the last few days crowds have headed to the centre of Ipswich to take a look at a new photographic exhibition on the Cornhill.

A woman from Ipswich has criticised the state of her local park where some of the paths are so muddy they have damaged her mobility scooter.

Last week, parents found out if their children had got into their first choice high school - next up it will be turn of those with children starting primary school this September.

Following its success in Woodbridge, a pop-up record shop has moved to Ipswich offering new and secondhand vinyl.

Superhero fans of all ages flocked to Ipswich Cornhill and the Sailmakers and Buttermarket shopping centres, to meet some very popular characters.

With more sunshine hopefully just around the corner Ipswich Central have released details of what free events they have arranged for families this spring.

A Felixstowe cinema is taking the temperature of all its customers in a bid to beat coronavirus.

Parents of autistic children across Suffolk have shared their frustrations about how long it has taken for their children to be assessed.

A role play centre opening in Hintlesham this weekend is offering 10 special areas for children to play, including a fire station, vets and tea room.

The Spectacle of Light at Haughley Park will not open on Saturday night because of the strong winds expected from Storm Dennis.

Today Suffolk has been battered by Storm Ciara and there has been widespread damage and disruption across the county.

A man from Ipswich has spoken about the dramatic moment a tree fell onto his two cars just minutes after he left the driveway.

On Saturday, families in Ipswich got to meet up with historical figures, as living statues entertained crowds on the Cornhill.

This afternoon a crowd of shoppers stopped on Ipswich Cornhill to watch environmental campaigners Extinction Rebellion set off on a Samba protest march through the town centre.

Fans of the live action remake of Disney’s the Lion King will get the chance to watch it on the big screen in Christchurch Park in Ipswich this spring.

It has been an exciting week for Ched Uzor from Bury St Edmunds after he was picked to stay in the Love Island villa on last night’s episode and has even become a social media meme.

This week pupils at Martlesham Primary Academy near Ipswich had some very special visitors to help them with their Daily Mile run.

A photographer has spoken about how a security guard at an Ipswich shopping centre almost stopped him capturing a picture which saw him nominated for the Architectural Photographer of the Year award.

Kennels and vets across Suffolk and Essex are warning of a contagious virus causing vomiting and diarrhoea which is affecting dogs across the country.

A vegan mother from Colchester has spoken about how she broke down in tears after she was served Parmesan cheese at the Zizzi restaurant at Braintree Retail Park.

Following the closure of the Mothercare store at Copdock earlier this month, the team at a busy Ipswich pub are trying to help the shops former staff find new employment.

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