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Colchester Zoo’s expert keepers are taking animal lovers on a Facebook tour while it is closed to the public.

Essex

With the prospect of weeks at home, finding interesting ways to spend quality time with family is even more important – Colchester’s best board game brains take a look at the best games to keep you entertained.

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Tesco, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s Aldi and Lidl shops across Suffolk have taken drastic measures to protect vulnerable shoppers from the effects of mass panic buying.

Coronavirus

The impact of coronavirus restrictions has hit high streets this weekend – and these are some of the stores which have announced closures.

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Colchester Zoo is temporarily closing its doors on Monday to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Coronavirus

Every National Trust site in Suffolk and Essex has closed to help restrict the spread of the coronavirus.

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

Essex Police

Foodbanks across Suffolk and Essex are under ever-increasing pressure as panic buying strips supermarket shelves of would-be food donations.

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More than 1,000 new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in the UK in the last 24 hours.

Coronavirus

John Lewis will close all of their shops across the UK in reaction to government advice and the coronavirus pandemic.

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Supermarket chain Tesco is going even further to support the nation by introducing a ‘browsing hour’ before checkouts open for NHS workers.

Tesco

Updated Travel: A12 northbound is now open

Saturday, March 21, 2020

The A12 northbound in Essex was shut earlier this morning as roadworks overran.

Essex

The forecast is for fine weather this weekend - including Mothering Sunday - so while hospitality venues are shut to the public, the outdoors may beckon.

Weather

Every school in the UK will close indefinitely from Friday, March 20 to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Coronavirus

A musician is attempting to bring calm in a time of panic by broadcasting live performances to care homes across Suffolk and Essex amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus

A primary school in Dovercourt has told parents that a pupil has reportedly contracted Covid-19 - with a “thorough clean-up” in place but no immediate plans to close.

Coronavirus

Follow our live blog for all the latest information on coronavirus in the East of England – and all the government’s advice in one place.

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The latest government figures have shown that the number of people with coronavirus in the East of England has risen by 28 - and there are now three cases in Suffolk.

Coronavirus

See the moment two children are airlifted to safety by the coastguard after getting stuck in mud off the coast of Essex.

Essex

A GP surgery near Chelmsford has confirmed that one of its patients has tested positive for coronavirus and is operating on a reduced number of doctors due to the need to self-isolate.

Coronavirus

Last week, parents found out if their children had got into their first choice high school - next up it will be turn of those with children starting primary school this September.

Suffolk County Council

Your questions answered – everything you need to know about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in one story.

Coronavirus

Two years on, we look at what caused the 2018 freeze and how it impacted on Suffolk

Met Office

July temperatures beat the 70F average on 26 days, but that super summer has been pushed into the shadows. Why?

weather

Our archives reveal tales of those lost in the last severe pandemic to grip the world

Suffolk

A council team attended a major bus conference in London in which it later emerged a visiting delegate had coronavirus, it has been confirmed.

Essex

Kennels and vets across Suffolk and Essex are warning of a contagious virus causing vomiting and diarrhoea which is affecting dogs across the country.

Ipswich

Four men have admitted conspiring to supply class A drugs in an appearance at Ipswich Crown Court.

Essex

More than 100 flood warnings are in place today, including for Suffolk and Essex, as more rain is forecast.

Environment Agency

Who is The Lady in White, what happened to the wife threatened by highwaymen, and was a church haunted?

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