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Fewer pupils and schools returned in Suffolk today than anticipated, according to education chiefs, as parents proved to be cautious about sending their children back.

A police investigation has been launched after five arson attacks took place inside 40 minutes in Sudbury.

The escalating level fraud in Suffolk has been laid bare by figures which show victims in the county were cheated out of an eye-watering £26.5million in just one year.

The property investment arm of two Suffolk councils says it will pursue other funding mechanisms to acquire commercial assets if use of public loans are banned.

A bright and sunny weekend has made for some excellent photographs of Suffolk’s best Lockdown Gardens.

One coronavirus related death has been reported by a hospital trust in our region.

Suffolk police have issued a closure order for a house in Haverhill following concerns about drug dealing.

Hundreds of metres of copper pipe has been stolen from a business in Sudbury.

A number of changes to the Government’s lockdown policy have come into force today, but what can you do now?

Primark’s stores in Ipswich and Colchester will reopen this month following a new announcement by the store’s parent company.

After 10 weeks of closure to most pupils, many schools in Suffolk will re-open their doors to more pupils today.

Police have insisted they will continue to do more to crack down on domestic abuse after receiving an increase in the number of reports.

If you are a keen sky gazer, then here are all the important astronomical events to mark on your calendar throughout June – including a strawberry moon, space station and clouds made out of ice crystals.

A Sudbury primary has offered a glimpse into what life will be like when schools reopen to more pupils on Monday - with a video showing how things will be different after Covid-19.

Four Suffolk charities have come together to launch a campaign alongside Anthony Horowitz OBE to help ensure charity money remains in the county.

How can customers shop safely when more shops in Suffolk and Essex reopen their doors?

Some of the 35,000 people in Suffolk banned from going outside for months under Covid-19 restrictions will finally be allowed to spend time with other people outdoors from tomorrow (Monday, June 1).

Nasa launched two astronauts into space with SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket tonight - but did you see it move steadily across the skies of Suffolk?
The launch of the spacecraft at 8.22pm UK time meant it was too light to see its first pass over the skies.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket successfully launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida this evening - and clear skies mean you will be able to see it from Suffolk.

When will shops open again? Stores in Suffolk and north Essex are preparing to reopen, although names like Primark, Next and Debenhams have not announced their opening dates yet.

Mobile coronavirus testing units are continuing to visit towns across the region next week – here is where you can find them.

Three new coronavirus-related deaths have been confirmed at Suffolk hospitals.

Skywatchers across the UK are eagerly awaiting the launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket tonight.

Bury St Edmunds MP Jo Churchill has called the proposed felling of two centuries-old oak trees in Thurston a “disappointment” - as Extinction Rebellion (XR) protestors prepare a last ditch bid to save them.

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.

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