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

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.

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

This weekend pubs, restaurants and cafes will reopen on what is being dubbed ‘Super Saturday’, here we look at how some Suffolk businesses will be implementing the government’s one-metre plus social distancing rule and keeping staff and customers safe

Sarah Brill has spent the last 15 years researching her family’s history - and uncovering how much of a pivotal role they played in the Ipswich pub circuit.

A nurse at Ipswich Hospital who didn’t see her children for more than 12 weeks has been given a Deliveroo gold card for her heroic efforts on the coronavirus frontline.

A group of friends who usually meet for a pint every week in Ipswich have been teaching themselves a new skill during the lockdown by hosting a virtual cooking club from their kitchens.

Lockdown has changed our lives in so many ways and some families across Suffolk have even welcomed a new member – here are just some of the special deliveries which have brought light during these unprecedented times.

An Ipswich beauty academy is warning that young girls could undergo “botched treatments” as a result of salons being forced to remain closed – as it campaigns for the industry to reopen on July 4.

Several caravans have been spotted in a field off Bramford Lane in Ipswich, hours after a group of travellers were served with an eviction notice to leave Portman Road car park.

A popular Ipswich restaurant said it has been “battered and bruised” by the coronavirus pandemic as it closes its doors for the final time.

An Ipswich dry cleaner forced to diversify as coronavirus hit has been making hundreds of face masks - including a popular leopard print design - and has donated a stash to Ipswich Hospital.

People in Suffolk and Essex will be able to get their hands on vegan sausage rolls from Thursday as the food retailer has announced which shops will reopen.

Today shoppers will return to towns across Suffolk as non-essential stores reopen for the first time since lockdown was imposed in March.

Ipswich town centre is preparing for an influx of customers next week, with bright ‘Keep Left’ signs being installed to ensure shoppers follow the one-way system and minimise the spread of coronavirus.

Salon owners across Suffolk are dusting off their scissors as they prepare for the ‘new normal’ with closed waiting rooms, staggered appointments and longer opening hours.

Reporter Lucy Buchholz and her friend Jake, both volunteers for various homeless organisations, spent a weekend on the streets of Suffolk’s county town before lockdown and were both shocked and amazed by how they were treated.

The Hot Sausage Company which has spent more than 30 years trading at Ipswich Cornhill will soon see the return of its first customers as the coronavirus lockdown is eased.

JD Sports stores across Suffolk and Essex will reopen from June 15, as lockdown restrictions ease further.

Coronavirus could “accelerate” a loss of retailers in Carr Street which has been “struggling for decades”, says the leader of Ipswich council. So what does the future hold for this end of the town centre?

Hopsters’ owner Ed Barnes reveals his top 10 beers you have to try during lockdown

The Childs/Manning family, who have several businesses on St Peter’s Street say they are looking forward to welcoming customers back

Ipswich resident Les Walkden explains how he’s uncovered his family history back to the 15th century - and how you can too

Rainbows have been seen as a sign of hope during the coronavirus pandemic and have appeared in windows all over the country - but tonight it was the sky over Suffolk that was painted red, orange, yellow, green and blue.

Ipswich Market reopened today, with three traders retuning to the town centre during the coronavirus lockdown.

Ipswich photographer Ott Tuulberg shares his top tips for getting that perfect shot

With Dial Lane Books shut for the foreseeable future, owner Andrew Marsh has launched a quirky new book club and is getting the latest releases to peoples’ doors

You can still get a great takeaway in Ipswich during the coronavirus lockdown – see some of the best dinner options available.

We speak to some of the local pubs who are working hard to keep spirits high during this tough time – through the power of takeaway food

More than 5,000 crimes were reported in Suffolk in February – see them all on one map.

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