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West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock has refuted claims he was drinking in a Commons bar past the 10pm curfew introduced in a bid to bring the Covid spread under control.

The Big Joules sale is back at Trinity Park near Ipswich this weekend for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown - and here is what you can expect if you are going along.

Today we visited the winners of the EAT Suffolk Food and Drinks Awards 2020 as we held our first ever mobile awards ceremony.

Fears about a lack of social distancing at pubs across Suffolk were allayed as owners put in extra measures to keep people safe during the hot weather.

Enjoy the beaches but stay safe at sea - this was the cry from a volunteer coastal patrol this weekend after they completed seven missions in a single day.

We are now approaching autumn and the skies are now getting darker at last, writes astronomer Neil Norman,of Hadleigh.

Drive-in movies have been a ‘thing’ for several years but this summer they are suddenly ‘the thing’ as we all seek out safe forms of entertainment to enjoy while socially distancing.

Children splashed about in the water play areas at two Ipswich parks this weekend as they reopened for the first time this year,

From tomorrow pubs can reopen and restaurants can once again serve diners - but what else is changing in Suffolk?

Suffolk farmer and food hero Jonny Crickmore was delighted to discover celebrity chef Jamie Oliver had selected a wedge of Baron Bigod cheese from his Fen Farm Dairy to enjoy at an anniversary picnic with wife Jools.

Fresh warnings about the dangers of tombstoning in Suffolk have been issued as temperatures are set to rise again today.

More than 250 fines have been issued in Suffolk to those breaching lockdown rules, it has been revealed.

Today shoppers will return to towns across Suffolk as non-essential stores reopen for the first time since lockdown was imposed in March.

A special needs advisor from Ipswich has been using lockdown to practice a new skill and brighten up her garden.

Two Suffolk MPs have defended the actions of senior Government aide Dominic Cummings after he travelled from London to Durham during lockdown.

Rainbows have been seen as a sign of hope during the coronavirus pandemic and have appeared in windows all over the country - but tonight it was the sky over Suffolk that was painted red, orange, yellow, green and blue.

As the late evening sun broke through the rain clouds this evening, this rainbow appeared over Ipswich.

Social media champions are needed to help spread the word about a vital fundraising drive to support Suffolk’s most vulnerable during the Covid-19 lockdown and beyond.

A mother-of-three today remains in hospital receiving treatment after contracting coronavirus - despite self-isolating and not leaving her home for weeks.

This month I thought I would set out a challenge to you all, the hunt for the innermost planet of the Solar System - Mercury, writes astronomer Neil Norman.

Today on our daily Suffolk daily coronavirus podcast, Editor Brad Jones and Head of News, Natalie Sadler, are joined by Paul Geater, political writer to discuss the Prime Minister’s health, and whether lockdown is about to get even tougher.

A message of hope has been sent to the independent traders of Ipswich this weekend as the town rallies around the cafes, shops and restaurants.

A family of five are packing up the bare essentials and setting off on the adventure of a lifetime - a gap year in south east Asia.

Tonight the top glamping and camping sites, visitor attractions and hotels were named as the Norfolk and Suffolk Tourism Awards 2020 took place at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall.

We have £10,000 worth of gardening gear to help primary schools start growing their own food, with our new Plant to Plate scheme – and you can help them win their share of it.

Overnight reporters covered the seven election counts that took place around Suffolk, and the first to declare was Ipswich – a Conservative gain from Labour.

Here we have the results of the General Election counts in Essex including Clacton, Harwich and North Essex, Colchester, Braintree and Witham.

The twinkling lights are on, the mulled wine is brewing and Christmas has officially started at Helmingham Hall.

Danny O’Donoghue and The Script will be returning to Suffolk next summer with a performance at Newmarket Racecourses in June 2020.

The winners of the Stars of Suffolk Awards 2019 have been announced during a tear-jerking ceremony at Greshams Ipswich tonight.

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