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Yesterday, 22:37

Police in Bury St Edmunds have received multiple calls regarding reports that groups of people are out “unnecessarily” in public spaces despite Covid-19 lockdown measures.

Yesterday, 22:13

A Suffolk-based nursery group has asked for a quarter-of-a-million-pound loan from the bank to stay afloat - highlighting the coronavirus-induced struggles of the industry.

Yesterday, 20:49

More younger people are falling severely ill with coronavirus despite having no underlying health issues, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned.

Yesterday, 20:30

Open for business! Get your next takeaway from this burger station - it may be the best you ever had.

Yesterday, 14:56

A total of 14 coronavirus deaths have been confirmed at Ipswich Hospital – after an administrative error meant they were not reported over three weeks.

Yesterday, 19:30

We’ve all had a lot to come to terms with recently but we’ll get through it together.

Yesterday, 14:33

More that 650 people have died in the UK from coronavirus in the past 24 hours.

Yesterday, 19:11

Your week’s entertainment is sorted, with live gigs, virtual quizzes, and art gallery tours.

Yesterday, 18:50

Through meals, aid supplies and medical equipment, Suffolk businesses have again been continuing to support key workers and those in need during the coronavirus crisis.

Yesterday, 18:34

A 68-year-old man has been charged with a number of driving offences including failing to stop for police.

Yesterday, 18:30

Some Suffolk firms are remaining open during the coronavirus lockdown, sparking fears from staff about spreading Covid-19.

Yesterday, 18:30

When is the phenemenon happening and will you be able to get a good view from your town or village?

Yesterday, 18:05

Four people have been arrested following two incidents of theft from a Suffolk quarry.

Yesterday, 18:03

High street chain Debenhams, which has stores in Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds and Colchester,

says it is “making contingency plans” to protect the business.

Yesterday, 17:49

A company boss who has seen the main part of her business plunge by 90% due to the coronavirus crisis is volunteering her skills to help healthworkers keep safe.

Yesterday, 17:35

Four new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Suffolk, with Essex seeing an increase of 21 in the past 24 hours, latest government figures have revealed.

Yesterday, 17:00

West Suffolk Council has announced it is making its first payments totalling more than £3 million to businesses hit by the coronavirus.

Yesterday, 17:00

Cigarettes and alcohol were stolen from an Ipswich convenience store after thieves broke in early this morning.

Yesterday, 16:58

Two important Suffolk arts venues are celebrating after scooping bumper grants to help them with major redevelopment projects.

Yesterday, 12:04

Nearly 200 workers have had their redundancies brought forward at a Suffolk factory to reduce coronavirus exposure, it has emerged.

Yesterday, 16:33

Five schools from across Suffolk have converted to academy status in a bid to work together in a new partnership.

Politics

Yesterday, 07:30

Community champion and former council leader Nick Ridley OBE has died at the age of 82 after a short illness.

Yesterday, 17:00

West Suffolk Council has announced it is making its first payments totalling more than £3 million to businesses hit by the coronavirus.

Yesterday, 16:30

Councils across Suffolk are this week writing to small businesses in their areas to invite them to apply for support from government schemes during the coronavirus crisis.

Yesterday, 16:23

Garden waste collection has been suspended by East Suffolk Council due to the challenges presented by the coronavirus crisis.

Yesterday, 13:30

An empty sheltered housing property has been transformed to help vulnerable people during the continuing coronavirus crisis.

Features

Yesterday, 21:00

Samantha Brook has great advice to help everyone self-isolating find moments of joy in their day.

Yesterday, 19:30

We’ve all had a lot to come to terms with recently but we’ll get through it together.

Yesterday, 19:11

Your week’s entertainment is sorted, with live gigs, virtual quizzes, and art gallery tours.

Yesterday, 18:30

When is the phenemenon happening and will you be able to get a good view from your town or village?

Yesterday, 13:49

Jo Reeder, head of fundraising and marketing at Age UK Suffolk is a true Suffolk girl, having had a career predominately in local media, before entering the charity sector. As we experience another week of COVID-19 lockdown, Age UK Suffolk has had to quickly adapt its core services. This very special charity is represented throughout our region and is committed to improving the lives of older people – something that is nevermore important. Jo and the Age UK Suffolk charity are continuing to give vital help, including emergency shopping during this desperate time of need. She has seen a 40% increase in the charity’s befriending scheme and the same increase in their information and advice service. Here she talks to Gina Long MBE

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Environment news

Yesterday, 14:26

What will Sizewell C bring for the young people of Suffolk? Dan Mayhew, principal of Alde Valley Academy in Leiston, looks at the benefits and opportunities for his students and explains ‘Why Sizewell C is for me’.

Wed, 05:30

Campaigners are calling on EDF to delay its Sizewell C planning application until government declares the coronavirus emergency completely over.

Sunday, March 29, 2020

The clocks go forward this weekend meaning we will lose an hour of sleep, but with the country in lockdown mode we have plenty of time to catch up.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Campaigners are seeking a second judicial review after the High Court threw out their first bid to stop the go-ahead to fell a century-old Suffolk woodland.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

A self-employed waste collector who paid two strangers to finish his job has been fined after piles of rubble were found dumped at the side of a Suffolk road.

Business

Yesterday, 12:04

Nearly 200 workers have had their redundancies brought forward at a Suffolk factory to reduce coronavirus exposure, it has emerged.

Yesterday, 22:13

A Suffolk-based nursery group has asked for a quarter-of-a-million-pound loan from the bank to stay afloat - highlighting the coronavirus-induced struggles of the industry.

Yesterday, 18:50

Through meals, aid supplies and medical equipment, Suffolk businesses have again been continuing to support key workers and those in need during the coronavirus crisis.

Yesterday, 18:30

Some Suffolk firms are remaining open during the coronavirus lockdown, sparking fears from staff about spreading Covid-19.

Yesterday, 18:03

High street chain Debenhams, which has stores in Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds and Colchester,

says it is “making contingency plans” to protect the business.