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The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Suffolk and Essex has risen again - with the combined figure for both counties now more than 500.

Theatre-going is currently out-of-bounds, but thanks to NT-Live plenty of contemporary shows are awaiting in the digital archives to be shared online. Here’s a round up of some of the special treats currently on offer

Allotment holders in Bury St Edmunds have complained after confusion about national guidelines on coronavirus saw them told to stay away from their plots.

A huge lights display has been put up by a Suffolk family to show support for our frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

MasterChef contestant Hannah Gregory from Bury St Edmunds is back on our TV screens tonight as she pushes her cooking to the limit to try and win a place in the semi-finals.

Deserted carriageways and barely a vehicle in site – how ‘rush hour’ looks on the A14 during the coronavirus lockdown.

Colchester MP Will Quince says that local hospitals do have enough personal protective equipment (PPE) to help them stay safe during the coronavirus outbreak despite recent concerns.

The Taste of Sudbury 2020 food and drink festival, set to take place in June, has been cancelled but will return in 2021 the organiser has said.

Stuck indoors? EJaRt Creative of Suffolk’s ideas can be produced using everyday items you have around the house.

Inactivity during the coronavirus lockdown could store up more health problems in the future. That’s the warning as a new campaign is launched in Suffolk to help people stay active during the restrictions.

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”.

Further coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Suffolk this evening.

A Suffolk care home has reassured staff and residents that their safety during the coronavirus outbreak is paramount, after concerns about a lack of protective equipment.

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.

The Suffolk Emergency Fund has delivered over £200,000 to over 40 grassroots projects in its first week.

How well do you know Suffolk – can you answer 26 tricky questions on the county, one for each letter of the alphabet?

Parents have been sharing their hilarious ‘homeschooling fails’ and funny photos following the first week of lockdown to lift people’s spirits – which one is your favourite?

With the coronavirus lockdown in full swing three Ipswich brothers have cured their boredom by creating their own crazy golf course in their back garden.

New technology has always helped theatre companies expand their horizons. The arrival of the Coronavirus lockdown has made companies become even more inventive. Producer Matthew Linley explains how one production left the stage and became an audio drama.

Opportunistic fraudsters are continuing to use the coronavirus crisis as a way to scam people, it has been warned.

Dozens of pairs of goggles have been donated to a doctors surgery near Stowmarket which is fighting the coronavirus outbreak.

New figures from the government have shown that almost 400 people in England have died from coronavirus.

An Essex pub has been ordered to stop serving customers immediately after ignoring the Prime Minister’s ban on trading during lockdown.

A charity with branches throughout Suffolk is urging people to keep donations at home while their stores are closed amid the coronavirus pandemic.

No fines have yet been issued by Suffolk police under new powers brought in to tackle the spread of the coronavirus, the force has confirmed.

Suffolk villagers have been paying tribute to rubbish collectors continuing to work throughout the coronavirus crisis by leaving colourful ‘thank you’ messages on wheelie bins.

An Ipswich couple hosted more than 3,000 guests at their virtual fancy dress house party in a bid to spread cheer during the coronavirus pandemic.

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

Suffolk Babies are taking their classes online during the coronavirus pandemic - enabling families to take part from home.

Children at Copleston High School have made up food boxes from surplus goods in their school’s canteen to help feed hungry Ipswich Hospital workers fighting coronavirus on the frontline.

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