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Diners have reacted with sadness to the news that popular Ipswich restaurant Aqua Eight has appointed liquidators.

Non-urgent calls to police will be free of charge from now on – after the government scrapped a 15p fee in place since the service was rolled out almost a decade ago.

Businesses across Suffolk are helping those in need during the coronavirus outbreak with acts of kindness.

Catwalk star Claudia Schiffer and her movie director husband have scored a mini victory in a dispute with an East Anglian neighbour.

Adnams will stop charging its pub tenants rent during the coronavirus pandemic – with one landlord saying it’s given a “light at the end of the tunnel”.

Pubs giant Greene King has stressed its commitment to its tenanted pubs – but has stopped short of confirming a complete cancellation of rent during the coronavirus crisis.

BrightHouse has collapsed into administration – putting jobs in Ipswich and Colchester at risk.

Value retailer QD has announced it is temporarily closing all its stores as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

A food giant is bolstering its workforce in Suffolk and Norfolk as the coronavirus outbreak sparks “unprecedented demand” among consumers.

A Suffolk engineering company is offering to make medical equipment to tackle the coronavirus.

Staff at Carluccio’s restaurant in Bury St Edmunds are among 2,000 of its employees nationwide facing an uncertain future after the chain collapsed into administration.

During the past few weeks the government has brought in an extensive range of measures to help people who may be left without work because of coronavirus.

Seaside hotel owner Adam Greenfield was expecting this year to be his best yet - until the coronavirus crisis struck.

This year’s Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre has been cancelled because of the coronavirus crisis.

Suffolk appears to have bucked a national trend by cutting back the number of long-term vacant homes across the county.

The East of England’s growing position as the UK’s regional hot-spot for artificial intelligence and ‘deep tech’ has been backed up by a new report.

A message of hope has been sent to the independent traders of Ipswich this weekend as the town rallies around the cafes, shops and restaurants.

A self-employed trader has blasted the insurance industry for refusing to pay out on coronavirus.

Video shows completed Winerack apartments at Ipswich waterfront with first walk around inside – after the famous skeleton building stood unfinished for almost a decade.

Tesco are placing tighter restrictions on their online shopping orders – now limiting the number of items customers can order.

Jobs are at risk in Ipswich as the Chiquito restaurant chain is put into administration as it struggles to cope with the fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.

A new dog groomers and dog cafe which impressed customers with ‘puppacinos’ has been forced to close its doors just six weeks after opening due to the coronavirus outbreak – putting owner Kelly’s dream on hold.

The launch of a new homes scheme overlooking the River Orwell in Ipswich has been delayed due to the coronavirus crisis.

These are the hardest of times for local businesses, but today we launch a campaign to offer them our support through the Covid-19 crisis.

Grants handed out to firms in Suffolk and Norfolk to help them grow have reached £30m and created about 3,000 jobs, according to the body awarding them.

A former London banker who recently bought a Norfolk hotel has revealed his heartbreak after coronavirus brought his business to a halt.

Plans for a chicken breeding farm that would house up to 30,000 birds have been given the go-ahead by council officers.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the chancellors new coronavirus support for the self-employed describing it as a key ‘win’.

Proposals for a new £14billion nuclear power station on the Suffolk coast are facing a delay because of the coronavirus.

A veteran of the foot-and-mouth crisis of 2001 is set to head up Framlingham-based farmer co-operative Fram Farmers.

An Ipswich gymnastics club is pleading for donations as it fears it may never reopen its doors after the coronavirus crisis.

Only 2% of businesses in Suffolk are not affected by coronavirus and 86% are worried about a loss of income according to Suffollk Chamber’s weekly survey.

Members of the public are being warned to be extra vigilant and wary of financial scams connected to coronavirus.

Work has stopped on most building sites across East Anglia despite the government not banning construction work – leaving many self-employed contractors without pay.

A team of technicians have pulled out all the stops to help an isolated community of mainly elderly people to stay in touch with services during the coronavirus lockdown.

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