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Slimming World clubs in Suffolk are to start reopening from Monday – with organisers saying they “excited to be back” helping members with their weight and lifestyle goals in person.

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Lockdown has been extremely frustrating for all of us, to say the least.

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Drinkers have been urged to queue responsibly outside pubs and bars this weekend following last week’s controversy over social distancing at Ipswich nightspots.

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It seems like a long time ago now since my maiden speech back in January. In that speech I spoke about my struggles with dyslexia and dyspraxia at school and how if there is one thing I can do in public life other than representing Ipswich, it’s dedicating myself to ensuring that children with special educational needs have the support they need to achieve their full potential.

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The coronavirus infection rate has decreased in almost all local authority areas in Suffolk – with the number of new cases more than halving.

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Suffolk-based auctioneers Lockdales are launching drive-in valuation days - aimed at people who have been clearing out their treasures during lockdown.

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We all know Geordies are from Newcastle and Brummies are from Birmingham, but the name for someone from Suffolk remains unsettled.

Fears about a lack of social distancing at pubs across Suffolk were allayed as owners put in extra measures to keep people safe during the hot weather.


Investigations are continuing after trouble flared during a dispute between numerous people in the street.

A ‘fantastic’ Suffolk GP who is continuing to fight the coronavirus pandemic is celebrating 30 years serving the Southwold and Reydon communities.


Investigations are continuing following a crash which saw a cyclist taken to hospital with a punctured lung.


A new food and drink trailer is providing refreshment to visitors of Needham Lake this summer before new facilities are open.

A meticulously restored Tudor house with medieval origins is for sale for just over £1million.

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A historic Suffolk pub has been put on the market.

A popular Suffolk hotel which once hosted the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge has reopened after an extensive lockdown refurbishment.

Statues have been placed around a Suffolk market town to commemorate the key workers and volunteers that helped people through lockdown.


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The story of Saint Edmund, the child king of East Anglia, is very much part of the fabric of this area.


The number of brilliant painters and sculptors inspired by East Anglia over the years is truly amazing. After looking at 26 artists last week, this week we are spotlighting 10 more.

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Lockdown has been extremely frustrating for all of us, to say the least.

A major events venue in Suffolk is gradually reopening – with socially-distanced picnics and outdoor entertainment.

Mobile play company Little City is preparing to bring its fun sessions for toddlers to community halls in Suffolk and Essex this month, after being given permission to reopen.

Ipswich is once again filled with a creative buzz following news that the Burton’s Building on Ipswich Waterfront has been awarded a £3m grant from central government under a scheme to invest in ‘shovel-ready’ local projects in England to aid economic recovery in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

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Explore the sights of Suffolk on bike with these more rural routes.

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East Anglian vineyards are toasting a vintage performance at a national awards event.

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Expert Ed Barnes of Hopsters Ipswich reveals the county’s most interesting brews for International Beer Day (August 7)

Simon Weir and his girlfriend Ali went to the north Suffolk gastro-pub to discover how dining-out has changed (spoiler alert: it’s still excellent).

Some of Suffolk and Essex farmers’ worst fears have been realised as their main cereal crops come in to reveal some disastrous yields.