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Emily Townsend

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Some Suffolk firms are remaining open during the coronavirus lockdown, sparking fears from staff about spreading Covid-19.

A total of 14 coronavirus deaths have been confirmed at Ipswich Hospital – after an administrative error meant they were not reported over three weeks.

Nearly 200 workers have had their redundancies brought forward at a Suffolk factory to reduce coronavirus exposure, it has emerged.

Protective equipment shielding Suffolk’s frontline nurses from coronavirus is arriving daily – but there is not enough to build up stock, union leaders have warned.

West Suffolk Hospital has confirmed two further patients have died after testing positive for coronavirus.

Two further coronavirus patients – one in their 90s and one in their 70s – have died at Colchester Hospital, bringing the total number of deaths to 11.

Signs of spring are starting to appear in Suffolk – these adorable baby lambs are among the latest new arrivals at Jimmy’s Farm.

Proposals for a new museum celebrating the history of Harwich have been submitted to council planners.

How well do you know Suffolk – can you answer 26 tricky questions on the county, one for each letter of the alphabet?

Liquidators have been appointed to Aqua Eight, a popular pan-Asian restaurant in Ipswich, it has emerged.

The family of an Ipswich toddler battling a rare form of cancer are today issuing a powerful plea for people to stay at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

A pregnant mum from Suffolk said she feels empathy for midwives during the coronavirus outbreak – as union leaders warned maternity services must be ringfenced to ensure women get safe care.

A Suffolk MP battling coronavirus on the frontline is calling for rapid testing of NHS staff to reduce rising sickness levels – as he warned the crisis could last into 2021.

Snow has been falling in Ipswich this morning – albeit very light – as colder conditions arrive in Suffolk.

The UK finally entered lockdown this week after numerous shutdowns – and scenes from Suffolk and beyond show empty streets and abandoned shops, restaurants and cafes.

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

A married couple died in a devastating house fire after a candle ignited furniture and destroyed a home in Capel St Mary, an inquest heard.

The death of a Suffolk widow just weeks before her 106th birthday was an accident, an inquest heard.

Some NHS staff fighting coronavirus on the frontline in Suffolk say national guidelines on protection equipment are “woefully inadequate”.

A retired engineer from Suffolk who died following a collision with a tractor suffered multiple injuries and had to have his leg amputated, an inquest heard.

Trainee doctors at Suffolk and Norfolk’s mental health trust are set to move into the region’s major hospitals to help fight coronavirus, it has emerged.

Today Suffolk and the rest of the UK enters coronavirus ‘lockdown’ after the PM rolled out stricter measures – here, we answer your questions.

A happy couple from Essex walked down the aisle at a popular theatre today – in what has been described as a “beacon of hope” for those wanting to marry during the coronavirus pandemic.

More than 300 people who tested positive for the coronavirus have since died, NHS England has confirmed this afternoon.

Frontline NHS staff at Suffolk hospitals have shared pictures of lifesaving teams hard at work – as the coronavirus outbreak continues to pile pressure on the county’s healthcare system.

Bosses at one of East Anglia’s busiest tourist attractions – Clacton Pier – have closed its doors in line with government guidance over the coronavirus outbreak.

Thousands fewer patients attended A&E at two of East Anglia’s major hospitals last month, raising questions people could be staying away over coronavirus fears.

New artist’s impressions offer a first look at a multi-screen cinema and state-of-the-art bowling alley which are due to open at a leisure and retail park near Colchester next year.

The mother of a student, who took his own life, said today she felt “sick to her stomach” after an NHS communications manager labelled a media report on her son’s suicide a “malarkey”.

A 54-year-old man died after being hit by a lorry having only just left a mental health ward based at the West Suffolk Hospital site, an inquest heard.

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