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New Government data has shown the latest R Rate and infection rate data for our region.

Sponsor trusts have been announced for two new special schools being built in Suffolk under £45million plans to create hundreds of new places.

Jobs could be at risk in Norfolk and Suffolk as Pizza Express announced plans to further cut its workforce amid falling sales.

Coronavirus infection rates in Suffolk and north Essex have continued to rise, but remain lower than the national average.

Families in Suffolk have shared their experiences with health and education watchdogs as part of a national investigation into the impact of Covid-19 on youngsters with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) – a survey which will then determine future improvements in education.

Families in Suffolk have been busy carving their spooktacular pumpkin designs in the run up to Halloween.

From a drive-in cinema in the grounds of Helmingham Hall to a spooky festival at Clacton Pier – here are the Halloween events still taking place this weekend.

A popular village historian and retired teacher has died, aged 87, after a long battle with Parkinson’s.

Emergency services were called after a car ended up on its side after it crashed into a tree.

A Suffolk headteacher has said that it could take years to evaluate the impact missing school during the coronavirus lockdown has had students in Suffolk.

The Ipswich mum who helped bring the rainbow trail movement to the UK has hailed plans for neighbours to ring their bells together on Christmas Eve for “bringing hope to families”.

People in Ipswich and West Suffolk have been urged to “act now” to halt rising Covid-19 infection rates in their neighbourhoods.

The number of thefts and criminal damage at Suffolk’s churches has risen sharply in the last year, it has emerged.

The coronavirus outbreak has affected Sudbury businesses across the town and now a ‘virtual high street’ has been created to help ensure access to its best-loved retailers.

People in Suffolk can have their say on plans for a ‘healing’ woodland space in memory of those who died from Covid-19, with a new survey having been launched.

A man caught on an electric scooter in Sudbury while over the drink-drive limit has been banned from the road for 12 months.

The number of workers under the government’s furlough scheme in Suffolk dropped significantly in August, latest statistics have revealed.

With just days to go until Halloween celebrations begin, we are on the hunt for some of the best pumpkin carvings in Suffolk.

A Suffolk branch of B&Q is set to close ahead of the opening of a new B&M discount store.

Resurfacing works planned in Sudbury will cause nightime road closures and possible traffic delyas on a main route to a busy industrial estate.

The covid-19 pandemic has brought many changes to our lives but the rules on face coverings have left many spectacle wearers facing a daily struggle. So just how do you stop your glasses steaming up when wearing a face mask?

Remember, remember! With more people planning Bonfire Night celebrations at home this year, Suffolk council bosses are sending out safety warnings.

BBC Radio Suffolk presenter Luke Deal had to make a dramatic early exit from his breakfast show on Saturday after discovering his house was on fire.

A number of bones have been seized by police after a member of the public tried to dispose of them at a Sudbury recycling centre.

An “amazing” 22-year-old who suddenly died after health complications from Type 1 diabetes would be proud to see how people rallied round to raise money in her memory, her best friend has said.

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Former AFC Sudbury defender, Tyler French, has been named in the EFL Team of the Week after his performance for Bradford City at the weekend.

AFC Sudbury boss Mark Morsley felt “gutted” after learning of the postponement of tonight’s scheduled FA Cup extra preliminary round tie at Burton Park Wanderers, due to a home player testing positive for Covid-19, even though his side have consequently progressed into the next round. Likewise, Walsham le Willows have also been forced to withdraw from the FA Cup, for the same reason. ahead of tonight’s match at Newmarket Town.

A gymnastics club in Suffolk has been given a much-needed boost to help cope with the repercussions of closing down during Covid-19.

Danny Ayres’ partner has spoken about his struggles off the track after an inquest was opened into the speedway star’s death.

Suffolk driver Alex Albon will be back on track this weekend as the Formula One world championship starts up again.

Ipswich Town legend Terry Butcher has spoken openly about his son Christopher’s struggles with mental health as part of a new campaign.

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