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The Queen is to give a televised address to the nation over the coronavirus outbreak - only the fourth time she has spoken to the country during a crisis in her 68-year reign.

A generous landlord is considering offering free accommodation to frontline NHS workers fighting coronavirus - so they can stay away from vulnerable family members who might otherwise be at risk of infection.

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.

A team of street rangers forced to stop patrols of Ipswich town centre due to the coronavirus crisis have returned to their beat - after the lockdown enabled them to safely go back to work.

A “miracle” 94-year-old supergran has thanked amazing NHS hospital staff for helping to save her life after she beat coronavirus.

This is Tanaquil Lu - the 15-year-old who has the job of representing young people in Ipswich and South Suffolk and ensuring their voices are heard on the national stage.

These big-eared creatures were certainly living up to their “mad March hare” reputation when snapped by a keen photographer near Capel St Mary.

A doctors’ surgery in Ipswich has revealed it is in “desperate need” of masks in its frontline fight against coronavirus.

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.

A major new housing development set to transform a derelict part of Ipswich Waterfront - which was due to open at the weekend - has been put back due to the coronavirus crisis.

“Seriously, this is not social distancing” - that was the reaction of police officers after they reportedly found people from Ipswich in the Peak District enjoying a picnic, in defiance of the coronavirus lockdown.

A village shop run by a band of volunteers has celebrated its 10th anniversary - at the very time it has arguably become more important to its community than ever during the coronavirus crisis.

Ipswich MP Tom Hunt has urged police and the courts to come down on criminals “like a ton of bricks” who exploit the coronavirus lockdown.

As part of a series of articles about Home-Start in Suffolk, which supports parents facing challenging circumstances, ANDREW PAPWORTH spoke to some of those the charity has helped. Here, Janet (not her real name) describes the support she received after her marriage broke down.

A team of street rangers who patrol Ipswich town centre in a bid to keep people safe have been forced to stop going out due to the coronavirus outbreak.

They had hoped to dress up in glitzy prom gowns and dresses to say an emotional and memorable farewell that would live with them forever.

As part of a series about Home-Start in Suffolk, which supports parents facing challenging circumstances, ANDREW PAPWORTH spoke to some of those the charity has helped. Here, Myrvete describes the support she received after arriving from Kosovo with no English.

As part of a series of articles about Home-Start in Suffolk, which supports parents facing challenging circumstances, ANDREW PAPWORTH spoke to some of those the charity has helped. Here, Sue - whose surname we’ve been asked not use - describes the support she received after she and her three children found themselves homeless.

Rough sleepers in Ipswich could be given temporary bed and breakfast accommodation to self-isolate during the coronavirus outbreak - amid fears they are among the most vulnerable to the disease.

Vulnerable Suffolk families already left socially isolated by mental ill health, relationship breakdown and financial challenges could be pushed further into despair due to coronavirus, a charity has warned.

One of Ipswich’s oldest and largest schools has postponed a planned final tour around its historic teaching blocks before they are demolished - because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Fast food restaurant chain McDonald’s has said it is closing all seating areas in its Suffolk eateries and focusing on its takeaway, drive-thru and delivery services in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Ipswich’s PureGym in the Buttermarket Shopping Centre has imposed a limit on the number of members allowed in at any one time in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Companies in Suffolk are set to eagerly await a new package of support for businesses hit by the coronavirus outbreak, which is due to be announced later today by chancellor Rishi Sunak.

A Lowestoft mum in isolation for two weeks after contracting an illness highly suspected to be coronavirus has praised people in her community for being “amazing and supportive” during her sickness.

People have been told that they must stop all non-essential contact with others in a bid to stop the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, the prime minister has said.

This was the dramatic scene after a car caught fire on the A11 on the Norfolk and Suffolk border - leaving little more than a burnt out shell.

Ex-cabinet minister Jonathan Aitken – who became a prison chaplain after being jailed for perjury – has hit out at Britain’s “chaotic” prisons in a sermon to Suffolk’s leading judges and lawyers.

A new zebra crossing being created in a growing Suffolk village’s busy main road will improve safety for children going to school, it has been said.

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