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Dean Greenaway, a “fun and loving” father who was “Manchester United mad”, has sadly died after contracting Covid-19 while living at an Ipswich care home.


It has been almost 80 years since a new leader took the reins of his party in quite such crisis-ridden circumstances as Sir Keir Starmer has found on taking over at the head of the Labour Party.


Hundreds of people have placed orders for items from Amazon wishlists to help frontline NHS workers - while people are also sending in heartfelt tributes to their work.

Yesterday, 16:03

A family devastated at the sudden loss of a “perfect father” to coronavirus say his death should serve as a warning to others about the serious dangers of the disease.

Yesterday, 15:48

Public sector organisations from across Suffolk have come together to tell the public to stay at home over the Easter bank holiday weekend to avoid the risk of spreading coronavirus.

Yesterday, 14:30

Suffolk and north Essex hospitals have reported that six more people have died after contracting coronavirus.

Yesterday, 19:04

It’s easy to feel trapped at home during lockdown but thankfully there are plenty of theatrical treats available to stream straight into your home. Here’s an updated list of the best shows on offer

Yesterday, 19:00

Your tributes to community heroes have been pouring in - but we still want to hear about more of them.

Yesterday, 18:59

Keep your eyes on the skies and get your telescopes ready as you could see up to 100 shooting stars an hour during the Lyrid meteor shower.

Yesterday, 17:04

More than 900 people have died after testing positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours in the UK – the highest daily figure so far.

Yesterday, 16:56

A 25-year-old’s actions have been described as ‘disgusting and reckless’ after he appeared in court for spitting in the faces of two hospital nurses.

Yesterday, 16:40

Suffolk’s best athletes and fitness gurus are backing a new website full of workouts, advice and tips on how to keep active during the coronavirus pandemic.

Yesterday, 16:32

Plans have been revealed for a new drive-thru Burger King restaurant at an Ipswich retail park, which would bring dozens of new jobs to the area.

Yesterday, 16:30

A hospital boss has spoken of his alarm at a massive fall in people coming to A&E, as it prepares for a surge in coronavirus patients.

Yesterday, 14:05

Nearly 100 complaints about businesses staying open during the coronavirus lockdown have so far been fielded by Suffolk’s trading standards – with 19 firms told to shut down.

Yesterday, 13:26

A lockdown to protect Britons from contracting coronavirus is set to continue - because there is not enough evidence to suggest it is safe to start lifting restrictions.

Yesterday, 13:23

Boris Johnson is “responding to treatment” in a London hospital as he battles coronavirus, Downing Street has said.

Yesterday, 13:17

A car and lorry collided on an Ipswich road this afternoon.

Yesterday, 13:16

A fire crew has been called to a house in Felixstowe to rescue a cat that has been stuck on a roof for several days.

Yesterday, 12:56

Businesses in Suffolk have been warned to watch out for scammers offering assistance in obtaining a government grant to mitigate the impact of coronavirus on trade.

Yesterday, 12:09

Suffolk’s most senior Church of England clergyman says the evil of the coronavirus will be overcome – and sees consolation and hope for all this Easter.

Yesterday, 12:08

An inspirational team of volunteers have taken it upon themselves to produce vital medical clothing for NHS frontline staff fighting against the coronavirus outbreak.

Yesterday, 11:45

Today’s EADT daily podcast features a special guest – the boss of Ipswich and Colchester hospitals – talking to host Emily Townsend about what preparations are under way ahead of the coronavirus peak.

Yesterday, 11:30

The boss of Network Rail in East Anglia has outlined how staff are working through the coronavirus crisis to keep trains moving for essential workers and freight travelling around the country.

Yesterday, 11:20

An Ipswich children’s hospice which provides valuable care for young people with life-limiting conditions has been rated as “outstanding” by inspectors.

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