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New figures reveal that Ipswich has the highest Covid-19 death rate in the area, while West Suffolk has been least affected by the virus.

There have been three more deaths related to coronavirus in hospitals in Suffolk and north Essex.

They are described as a “haven” and “little bit of paradise” during difficult times throughout the Covid-19 crisis.

A mum who battled possible coronavirus at home alongside her husband while trying to care for their young child has spoken of her anger at Dominic Cummings’ actions during lockdown.

A leading Suffolk estate agent has explained why now could be a good time to buy a house for some people – but has warned that, for others, things could be more difficult.

A further three people have died in the region’s hospitals after testing positive for coronavirus.

Shops in town centres across Suffolk have been given the green light to reopen by June 15 - provided they stick to strong social distancing guidelines to stop the spread of Covid-19.

Dominic Cummings, the prime minister’s chief advisor, is to make a rare public statement later today as pressure mounts on him to quit over breaking lockdown rules.

After today’s sunny bank holiday, a long warm, dry spell looks set to continue - with little rainfall expected for East Anglia during June.

One of the things that has occurred to me while the country has been dealing with the single largest health crisis for more than a generation is that number of column inches dedicated to the ownership and use of second homes in Suffolk and across the UK seems disproportionate.

The region’s mental health trust has been criticised for a “shocking” lack of beds as data revealed a fresh rise in patients being sent out of the area for treatment.

The late May bank holiday is coming up on Monday. If you need to visit a supermarket over the holiday, check the opening times here.

With more people in Suffolk and north Essex turning to the great outdoors during lockdown, our gardens have never looked better.

A decision on the revamp of children’s centre services in Suffolk should not be made while the coronavirus crisis continues, a trade union has warned.

A popular Suffolk farmer was given an emotional send-off as dozens of people lined the streets of the village he lived in near Bury St Edmunds to applaud his funeral procession.

Lockdown froze the housing market with the biggest blow to the industry in a generation – but buyers in Suffolk are chomping at the bit to buy, according to estate agents.

A new push to get Suffolk cycling in the wake of the coronavirus lockdown could solve town centre congestion in Suffolk while encouraging social distancing, it has been claimed.

A talented young singer from Bury St Edmunds has received a standing ovation from the Britain’s Got Talent celebrity judges and the audience.

Try our quiz and prove you know all about the biggest businesses in Suffolk.

Thousands of bees were spotted in Needham Market and other parts of Suffolk this week as they sought out new hives for summer.

A girl from Bury St Edmunds will reveal her talent to judges tonight on a prime time television show.

Many amazing show gardens have been created at the Chelsea Flower Show over the decades. Today we look back at some of the highlights.

She vowed never to cook lamb again, but here is MasterChef quarter-finalist Hannah Gregory with a lamb recipe for us.

A greater reliance on video and messaging apps during the coronavirus lockdown has helped children’s social care teams communicate better with vulnerable youngsters, say care chiefs.

A school has retained its ‘good’ Ofsted rating following one of the last inspections before they were suspended due to coronavirus.

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