When historians look back at how people in 2020 coped with the Covid-19 pandemic, Philip King’s striking gallery of people on their daily exercise in Ipswich in Ipswich may just provide an answer.

Five people have been sentenced to time in prison over the last seven days – including a former Ipswich man who was jailed for life for murder after a victim of an assault died three years later.

Dates for the reopening of swimming pools in Suffolk are still under wraps after leisure centres were told they could welcome members back from July 25.

See the incredible pictures our readers were able to take as a Spitfire flew over hospitals in Suffolk and Essex to thank NHS staff.

The Coast to Coast restaurant in The Buttermarket Shopping Centre has confirmed it will be closing permanently due to the devastating impact of coronavirus.

Suffolk-based cruise line Fred. Olsen has vowed to return “better, safer and stronger than ever” after the government urged people to avoid travelling on cruise ships during the coronavirus crisis.

On Tuesday I held my first adjournment debate since being elected: “Orthopaedic services at Ipswich Hospital”. Adjournment debates are an important way in which backbench MPs like me can really bring a local issue to the attention of government ministers in the House of Commons Chamber and in quite a high-profile way.

Councils in Suffolk are being forced to install additional bins and empty them more frequently due to an “unwelcome rise in litter” as more people begin to enjoy time at parks and beaches.

Ipswich’s Northgate High School has set up a foodbank in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis as part of an event to promote greater respect and kindness in the world after the pandemic.

More speed cameras are to be installed on the Orwell Bridge this year as part of measures to combat wind closures before the end of the 2020.

Family and friends of an ‘endearing’ grandmother who died after contracting coronavirus in Ipswich have set themselves the task of raising £100,000 for the NHS in her memory by completing a gruelling 90-mile walk.

Covid-19 mobile test centres can be reached across Suffolk – find out when a centre will be coming to your town or village.

Two branches of Frankie & Benny’s in Suffolk are to close as coronavirus deals the chain another blow.

Community tensions are at risk of “boiling over” after reckless racers returned to the Pinewood area of Ipswich.

A date has been set for an inquest into the death of speedway star Danny Ayres, who died suddenly in February.

Ipswich Sports Club has put some of its land up for sale for new houses in a bid to upgrade the facilities at its Henley Road site.

A former Ipswich man originally convicted of attempted murder has now been sentenced to life in prison for murder after the victim died nearly three years after the brutal attack.

More than 20,000 coronavirus antibody tests have been completed on NHS staff, patients and military personnel in the area in just six weeks.

A former East Anglian Daily Times reporter has thanked hospital heroes after suffering from the signs of an early onset stroke.

Organisers behind a new music festival and industry summit aiming to promote Ipswich as a destination for touring bands have been forced to cancel this year’s event.

A man has been described as a “parasite on society” and a “despicable individual” after committing eight cases of fraud in Suffolk and preying on the elderly and vulnerable.

Many businesses reopened their doors this weekend for the first time in months following the coronavirus lockdown – while some continue to remain closed to customers.

An independent Ipswich music venue kept afloat by loyal supporters has announced a live-streaming all day music festival this week – its first gig in four months.

A car transporter crashed into a bridge in Bramford Road, Ipswich – with at least one of the vehicles it was carrying dislodged by the impact.

A number of houses were evacuated after two ‘artillery shells’ were found in a bush outside an Ipswich home.

We took a trip to three of the town’s most popular pubs – Isaacs, The Greyhound and The Woolpack – to find out.

Here we take a look at the sentences handed out to three criminals in Suffolk over the last seven days.

Ipswich Borough Council is to unveil a blueprint for how it will tackle a “huge financial black hole” in its budget caused by the Covid-19 crisis.

Many businesses have started to welcome customers back following the coronavirus lockdown. However, some pubs, restaurants and shops have been lost from our high street for good.

Public toilets are to reopen at Ipswich’s parks for those who need to a spend a penny while visiting the town’s open spaces.

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