A charity that supports isolated communities has been awarded lifeline funding of more than £40,000 that will allow it to keep all members of staff working for the next six months.

Security guards, taxi drivers, care workers and nurses are among the roles with the highest number of coronavirus-related deaths, new figures show.

Gusts of up to 35mph are expected today, as well as plenty of sun and the odd shower.

A great-grandmother has described feeling “sick” after her lovingly-tendered village garden in Elmswell was vandalised.

A missing 16-year-old girl who went missing from Ipswich on Wednesday has been found safe and well.

The high temperatures and humidity of this week will be replaced with cooler weather and showers this weekend.

A headteacher at a Bury St Edmunds school has said she is keen to use cash from the government’s Covid catch-up scheme to help students most at need.

As some pupils settle back into the school routine, some parents across Suffolk who made the decision not to send their child back on June 1 are now questioning whether they too should attend.

A nursery provider has said it is keeping “life as close to normal” for children as it reopened closed settings.

Childminders are being banned from picking up or dropping off children from some schools, it has emerged, which is another blow for a sector struggling during the coronavirus crisis.

A mum who battled possible coronavirus at home alongside her husband while trying to care for their young child has spoken of her anger at Dominic Cummings’ actions during lockdown.

At the start if this year Emily Nicholls from Ipswich took on the biggest fight of her life – a cancerous brain tumour.

A talented young singer from Bury St Edmunds has received a standing ovation from the Britain’s Got Talent celebrity judges and the audience.

Parties are cancelled so how have parents been ensuring their children have a wonderful time on their lockdown birthday?

School and nursery leaders in Suffolk have spoken of the challenge of trying to provide a welcoming yet safe environment for returning children next month.

Pregnant women once again have the choice of home births in Suffolk and north Essex after it had been on hold due to the coronavirus crisis.

A nursery in Ipswich is staying open for the children of key workers and vulnerable children during the Covid-19 crisis despite not being financially viable.

As we plan and prep our meals during lockdown, here is some inspiration from a MasterChef quarter-finalist.

Pub operators have spoken of the huge challenges to surviving the coronavirus crisis as pressure mounts on the Government to extend support to the hospitality sector.

With home learning now well under way, staff at one Suffolk primary school have taken on a popular TikTok trend to delight pupils.

Parents have spoken of the challenges of having a new baby during lockdown including the physical separation from family and worries over their child’s development.

A Facebook group to support parents with homeschooling is one of many new communities to have grown online as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

A Suffolk-based nursery group has asked for a quarter-of-a-million-pound loan from the bank to stay afloat - highlighting the coronavirus-induced struggles of the industry.

Parents have spoken of the challenges of homeschooling children with special educational needs and disability (SEND) and have shared their tips.

A mum from west Suffolk who has incurable cancer had been planning special trips with her family in the time she has left - but then the coronavirus outbreak struck.

Parents are still expected to hear whether their child has got their preferred primary school place next month.

Many parents today will be faced with the task of helping to ensure their children continue to get an education - and for some while also juggling work.

A man has died in an accident on the A12 involving a lorry.

Firefighters have tackled a blaze in public toilets in a historic Suffolk street.

Three men have been charged with burglary after a haul of loo roll and hand sanitiser was discovered by police in Essex.

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