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Jobs in Suffolk are at risk as Pizza Express has said it may close nearly 70 of its UK restaurants with the loss of up to 1,100 jobs.

Foodie fans will be able to get their hands on their favourite meals from Nando’s, McDonald’s, and Wagamama for half the price in August using the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

Young people in Suffolk have been urged to “prepare for the worst and hope for the best” amid fears they might be part of a “lost generation” after the Covid-19 crisis.

More than one in 10 young people in some areas of Suffolk are claiming unemployment benefits as a result of lockdown, figures have revealed.

Age UK Suffolk is to cease operations from the end of next week after the charity was hit by ‘significant’ financial losses as a result of coronavirus.

The Covid-19 crisis has put huge pressure on businesses across Suffolk, so much so that many are having to make difficult decisions about redundancies. But what happens if you find yourself at risk?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is being accused of “kicking carers in the teeth” after claiming too many care homes didn’t follow procedures to guard against the spread of coronavirus in the way they could have done.

Suffolk workers have shared their experiences of the furlough scheme as more businesses start to welcome back staff.

Many businesses have started to welcome customers back following the coronavirus lockdown. However, some pubs, restaurants and shops have been lost from our high street for good.

Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran is one of 1,500 acts to have signed an open letter calling for urgent government action to save the live music industry.

Security guards, taxi drivers, care workers and nurses are among the roles with the highest number of coronavirus-related deaths, new figures show.

A Suffolk MP is hopeful that the Delphi factory being sold to an industrial and commercial developer could help reduce the impact of coronavirus on Sudbury’s economy, while also being a “catalyst for future development”.

Coronavirus survivors have been left with fighting hair loss, vertigo, heart palpitations and memory problems amongst other side effects, despite first catching the disease months ago.

They are our future, with the world at their feet and the dreams to make the Suffolk of tomorrow even better than today.

There are fears young people will face greater challenges finding work and careers following the coronavirus crisis - but what do young people think about their own life chances? Here, 17-year-olds Grace Harman and Katie Drake reveal their thoughts for the future.

They came here to escape war and famine - and, after being welcomed to Suffolk in their time of crisis, these refugees have now devoted their lives to supporting us in ours.

Search and rescue teams have been sent to the North Sea after a US Air Force F-15C from RAF Lakenheath crashed on a routine training mission, with the status of the pilot unknown.

Jobs are at risk in Colchester and Sudbury as struggling car dealership Lookers announced plans to slash costs in the face of the coronavirus crisis and a tough car market.

Highway designs for a new 2,500 home community to the east of Haverhill have been given the final green light by planning officers.

Childminders are being banned from picking up or dropping off children from some schools, it has emerged, which is another blow for a sector struggling during the coronavirus crisis.

A Suffolk manufacturing plant due to shut down in July has been providing headbands for facemasks during the coronavirus lockdown as its final swansong after operating for 84 years.

One of the things that has occurred to me while the country has been dealing with the single largest health crisis for more than a generation is that number of column inches dedicated to the ownership and use of second homes in Suffolk and across the UK seems disproportionate.

Lockdown froze the housing market with the biggest blow to the industry in a generation – but buyers in Suffolk are chomping at the bit to buy, according to estate agents.

The number of universal credit claimants in Suffolk surged by nearly 40% between March and April because of Covid-19, data from the Department of Work and Pensions reveals.

Mental health fears have been raised after a survey found more than half of people in Suffolk are not sleeping properly during lockdown.

For nearly 20 years, mammoth proposals for a £500m snow park near Ipswich have moved at a glacial pace. But could they now finally happen?

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