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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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

A parish council has launched a judicial review claiming a committee were “significantly misled” while granting planning permission for a 210 home estate.

A food business that was temporarily put out of action due to a “devastating” fire will reopen its click and collect service in June.

Dog walkers are being asked to keep an eye out for adders when they head out on lockdown walks.

This Suffolk-based care equipment specialist has created a unique video to thank key workers.

Two independent businesses in Suffolk are part of a national campaign which hopes to ‘Save Our Venues’ from the devastating impact of Covid-19 – raising money to help support grass roots musicians and keep venues afloat.

JD Wetherspoon pubs in Suffolk will reopen with screens at bars and tables as the firm is set to spend £11 million to keep customers safe from coronavirus.

Changes to road and pavement layouts are on the cards in Suffolk to help ensure social distancing as lockdown eases.

A newly-released police image shows the aftermath of a crash between a lorry and car which closed the A11 for several hours.

Ticket offices at 26 Greater Anglia stations are due to reopen for limited hours after being closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

There have been four more deaths of patients being treated for Covid-19 in hospitals in Suffolk and north Essex.

Food markets will restart in west Suffolk from next week after the council agreed strict ways of protecting shoppers and stallholders.

Dozens of questions are being asked by schools in Suffolk as they prepare to open schools from June 1 in a bid to ensure safety.

The Government has announced an unprecedented package of support to protect jobs and support business across the UK during the coronavirus outbreak.

If you need to visit a pharmacy in Suffolk on the late May bank holiday Monday use our handy guide for all the latest opening times.

Starting a new business might be a hair-raising experience for anyone - but Oli Norman is opening his first barbershop in Elmswell at just 18 years old.

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