Andrew Papworth

Care home staff showed their appreciation for Ipswich Hospital nurses by baking a tasty birthday cake to mark the NHS’ 72nd anniversary.

Families struggling to cope following the Covid-19 crisis have been given a potential lifeline in the form of a £1,500 donation from a rotary club to a Suffolk charity.

The pressure mental health emergencies put on modern policing has been laid bare by statistics which show officers in Suffolk recieve nearly 5,000 calls a year about incidents relating to psychological wellbeing.

Litter louts are to be targeted in the timely return of Suffolk’s “Don’t be a Tosser” campaign - amid escalating levels of rubbish strewn across beauty spots following the Covid-19 lockdown.

Ipswich’s Chantry Academy has been named as one of best schools in the country for arts activities - after winning the country’s highest possible grading for cultural education.

A pair of friends from Ipswich are to get on their bikes for the first time in years - to embark on a 700-mile journey to Scafell Pike and back for Muscular Dystrophy UK.

GP surgeries in Suffolk have scored above the national average for patient satisfaction, surveys have shown.

Television presenter and Suffolk resident Bill Turnbull has revealed the “very encouraging” results of his third different treatment for cancer.

When historians look back at how people in 2020 coped with the Covid-19 pandemic, Philip King’s striking gallery of people on their daily exercise in Ipswich in Ipswich may just provide an answer.

The Covid-19 crisis has put huge pressure on businesses across Suffolk, so much so that many are having to make difficult decisions about redundancies. But what happens if you find yourself at risk?

Ipswich’s Northgate High School has set up a foodbank in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis as part of an event to promote greater respect and kindness in the world after the pandemic.

He inspired a generation of students with his catchphrase: “I’m going to take you to infinity – and beyond.” And now, Holbrook Academy has remembered popular former headteacher Dr Simon Letman in an emotional video.

Ipswich Borough Council is to unveil a blueprint for how it will tackle a “huge financial black hole” in its budget caused by the Covid-19 crisis.

Public toilets are to reopen at Ipswich’s parks for those who need to a spend a penny while visiting the town’s open spaces.

Rallying calls for an upgrade to Suffolk’s notorious A14 have grown after MPs wrote a letter demanding £150million to fix seven key “pinch points” along the route.

However, some swings have been removed to provide additional space and meet social distancing guidelines.

Park and ride services in Colchester are to resume from Monday, July 6 - albeit on a reduced timetable.

Keeping up an exercise regime during the Covid-19 lockdown can be tough, even for the fittest adults. But these young people have showed it can be done - by keeping up with their “Daily Mile”, even though not all children are able to go to school.

People will be able to ask public health leaders about the effects of the Covid-19 crisis in Suffolk at a meeting later this month.

A new mobile testing centre for Covid-19 has been set up at Framlingham College Leisure Centre.

They provide lifelines for young and old, with children’s events and social activities on top of lending books, CDs and DVDs. But when will Suffolk’s libraries finally reopen after the Covid-19 lockdown?

A nursing apprenticeship at the University of Suffolk has been rated as “requires improvement” by inspectors.

Ever-rising amounts of traffic mean there is an “urgent and pressing need” for improvements to the A12 along the Suffolk coast, MP Dan Poulter has warned.

Burger King will today find out whether its plan for a drive-thru restaurant at Ipswich’s Anglia Retail Park will get the green light.

Africa Alive! in Kessingland, near Lowestoft, is reopening this week - to the delight of animal lovers across Suffolk. But how will a trip to the popular animal park be different after Covid-19?

A mum heartbroken at the death of her “amazing” 22-year-old daughter from health complications caused by Type 1 diabetes has urged others to be more aware of the condition, saying: “I don’t want another parent to feel like I do.”

Ipswich MP Tom Hunt has urged government ministers to consider allowing beauty salons to reopen this weekend - amid fears beauticians’ jobs could be at risk following the Covid-19 crisis.

A “cell” to distribute personal protective equipment (PPE) to keep people safe during the Covid-19 pandemic has distributed more than 2.3million items across Suffolk.

Here are the final entries in our incredibly popular lockdown gardens competition - and we’ve saved some of the best until last.

Sir Rod Stewart has performed at Ipswich Town’s Portman Road stadium three times - but were you wearing your Handbags and Gladrags for his 2007 gig?

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