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The number of cases of coronavirus in Suffolk continues to rise, with the latest recorded figure now totalling 74.

Armed police were deployed in Bury St Edmunds after a knifeman threatened shop staff before escaping with cash.

Chilly weather will arrive in Suffolk this weekend, as temperatures fall – despite us switching to British Summer Time overnight.

With the prospect of weeks at home, finding interesting ways to spend quality time with family is even more important – Colchester’s best board game brains take a look at the best games to keep you entertained.

A burst water main in the Suffolk villages of Boxford, Polstead and surrounding areas has left dozens with low water pressure or no water at all.

West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock has tested positive for coronavirus - just hours after prime minister Boris Johnson confirmed he has it too.

People in Suffolk are being urged to stay at home this weekend after county leaders issued a stark warning that “anyone can spread coronavirus”.

A mum from west Suffolk who has incurable cancer had been planning special trips with her family in the time she has left - but then the coronavirus outbreak struck.

Garden waste collections are to be suspended and street cleaning scaled back by West Suffolk Council in a bid to divert resources elsewhere to fight the impact of coronavirus.

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices has made an urgent plea for support as the coronavirus crisis has seen it lose up to £100,000 a week in funds.

The number of people in the UK who have died after contracting coronavirus has now passed 1,000.

Car parking charges have been suspended by West Suffolk Council with immediate effect.

A huge thank you has been expressed to teachers and school staff across Suffolk while they care for the children of key workers leading the country’s battle against coronavirus.

Parents are still expected to hear whether their child has got their preferred primary school place next month.

Community groups have banded together across Suffolk to help assist those most in need during the coronavirus outbreak.

Greater Anglia has announced it is to make temporary changes to ticket office

Thousands of carers across Suffolk and Norfolk are to be given additional training and progression opportunities as part of a £7.5million investment.

Tesco are placing tighter restrictions on their online shopping orders – now limiting the number of items customers can order.

In today’s EADT Daily podcast an Ipswich teacher talks homeschooling tips, how coronavirus is impacting his GCSE students, and why it’s important to give Year 11s a proper goodbye.

Firefighters could be called upon to deliver food and medicines if the coronavirus crisis deepens - as well as retrieve bodies should there be mass casualties.

The UK has seen the biggest rise so far of coronavirus deaths and cases - as almost 3,000 more tested positive in the last 24 hours and nearly 200 lost their lives.

It is finally Friday after what seems like the longest week ever, so take a break and see how you get on in our pub quiz.

Health workers at West Suffolk Hospital have shared a video of themselves dancing and singing in an effort to keep morale up as the country faces the coronavirus battle.

Suffolk MPs have sent well wishes to Boris Johnson after he tested positive for coronavirus.

At 8pm last night there were emotional scenes across Suffolk as families came out on to their doorsteps to clap NHS workers.

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