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An Ipswich mum who helped bring the rainbow trail movement to the UK said it was “unbelievable” to have the Queen recognise her work in Sunday night’s message to the nation.

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Karren Dean’s children Max, seven, and twins Zak and Jay, aged five, felt sad that postmen and delivery workers were not able to interact with residents as before, due to the - entirely necessary - restrictions of the coronavirus lockdown.

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Nine more people who had tested positive for coronavirus have died in hospitals across Suffolk and north Essex.

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Another week has gone by and we are all slowly adjusting to a situation that just a few weeks ago would have seemed utterly incredible.

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They were dancing in the streets of Ipswich this weekend, bringing a bit of positivity to those stuck indoors self-isolating due to coronavirus.

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A school in Ipswich is giving students daily online yoga and zumba classes during the coronavirus lockdown - to keep youngsters “fit in mind and body during this most testing of times”.

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One venue in Suffolk is hosting a wedding fair on April 5 despite the coronavirus lockdown - by moving their exhibitors onto their Instagram page.

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High-risk rough sleepers are to be taken off the streets of Ipswich during the coronavirus crisis – after £150,000 was made available to put them up in hotel rooms.

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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.

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Ipswich School has made more than 150 visors for local healthcare workers – and said it is prepared to make more for those in need.

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A man will appear in court after he allegedly spat in the faces of two police officers in Ipswich.

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A generous landlord is considering offering free accommodation to frontline NHS workers fighting coronavirus - so they can stay away from vulnerable family members who might otherwise be at risk of infection.

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A Suffolk hospice has launched an urgent appeal because its funding has dried up during the coronavirus pandemic – which has prevented its stores from opening and fundraising events from being held.

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Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of drug dealing after police found around £2,000 and a stash of suspected class A drugs at an Ipswich town centre building.

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A pair of Ipswich’s peregrine falcons look likely to become parents for the second year in a row – with three eggs spotted in their Adastral Park nest.

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Children at Copleston High School have made up food boxes from surplus goods in their school’s canteen to help feed hungry Ipswich Hospital workers fighting coronavirus on the frontline.

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A team of street rangers forced to stop patrols of Ipswich town centre due to the coronavirus crisis have returned to their beat - after the lockdown enabled them to safely go back to work.

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As everyone gets used to spending a lot more time at home - we want to know what new hobbies you are trying and what you hope to get done.

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The legacy of a man who devoted his life to the history of East Anglia has been honoured with a new award from a maritime trust.

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

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A lifelong fascination with the Rubik’s Cube puzzle has seen Ipswich man Tony Fisher win back a place in the record books.

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Suffolk construction employees who are now out of work due to coronavirus are volunteering day and night to help ensure frontline doctors and nurses in contact with Covid-19 patients have safe masks.

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A week into lockdown schoolchildren, teachers and parents in Ipswich and Stowmarket, are still embracing the rainbow phenomenon which is keeping people positive.

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This is Tanaquil Lu - the 15-year-old who has the job of representing young people in Ipswich and South Suffolk and ensuring their voices are heard on the national stage.

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A doctors’ surgery in Ipswich has revealed it is in “desperate need” of masks in its frontline fight against coronavirus.

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See the empty streets across Suffolk as the public follows coronavirus advice to remain indoors.

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This week has been the last week that parliament will sit for a fair few weeks. Technically Easter recess lasts for three weeks but it could be that it’s slightly longer than this before 
I properly return to parliament, time will tell.

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At 8pm last night there were emotional scenes across Suffolk as families came out on to their doorsteps to clap NHS workers.

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A major new housing development set to transform a derelict part of Ipswich Waterfront - which was due to open at the weekend - has been put back due to the coronavirus crisis.

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“Seriously, this is not social distancing” - that was the reaction of police officers after they reportedly found people from Ipswich in the Peak District enjoying a picnic, in defiance of the coronavirus lockdown.

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