A pregnant woman was surprised more than most on April Fools day when her twins were born two weeks before the planned delivery date – now she wants to reassure mothers due to give birth during the coronavirus pandemic.
Suffolk farmers facing a crisis in seasonal worker recruitment as the vital picking and weeding season gets under way are getting unprecedented numbers of calls from the public offering their services.
I’ve been a news junkie since I was a child in the late 1960s. I think it was Apollo Eight at Christmas 1968 that got me hooked – and by the time the General Election of 1970 happened I was an 11-year-old political expert!
This was the week the world changed as society effectively started to shutdown in the face of the growing coronavirus crisis – but do we all really understand the scale of the changes we’re facing? Paul Geater shares his experience.
Things are changing rapidly on the political front at the moment with yesterday’s budget and the coronavirus crisis forcing the government and society as a whole to change the way things are being run – hopefully temporarily.
This time next week we will all be digesting the news from Rishi Sunak’s first budget. At the same time officials in Suffolk will be starting to think about the new Ipswich traffic taskforce – and about ways of reducing traffic congestion.
Anyone who was at last week’s budget meeting of Suffolk County Council (or who has seen any of it on the authority’s webcast) will have seen that things are getting a bit tetchy among some of the members of the ruling Conservative group.