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‘Rule of six’ law comes into force to tackle growing number of Covid-19 cases

14 September 2020
‘Rule of six’ law comes into force to tackle growing number of Covid-19 cases

‘Rule of six’ law comes into force to tackle growing number of Covid-19 cases

14 September 2020

The coronavirus “rule of six” comes into force in England this week, meaning any social gatherings of more than six people will break the law.


Podcast: Kesgrave shooting, Covid in schools and lifetime achievement award for pub couple

11 September 2020
Podcast: Kesgrave shooting, Covid in schools and lifetime achievement award for pub couple

Podcast: Kesgrave shooting, Covid in schools and lifetime achievement award for pub couple

11 September 2020

Listen to a roundup of this week's top stories, including the arrest of a teenager over a shooting and school pupils having to self-isolate.


Man jailed for violent outburst at partner's barbecue

10 September 2020
Man jailed for violent outburst at partner's barbecue

Man jailed for violent outburst at partner's barbecue

10 September 2020

A Suffolk man who went on a violent rampage at his girlfriend’s barbecue has been jailed for six months.


Trust admits failings after grandfather's death

10 September 2020
Trust admits failings after grandfather's death

Trust admits failings after grandfather's death

10 September 2020

Hospital bosses have admitted a grandfather of seven who died from sepsis probably would have survived if he had been taken for further tests.


Pizza Hut reveals plans to close 29 restaurants across the country

09 September 2020
Pizza Hut reveals plans to close 29 restaurants across the country

Pizza Hut reveals plans to close 29 restaurants across the country

09 September 2020

Pizza Hut, which has branches in Suffolk, has revealed plans to shut 29 of its 244 UK restaurants, in a move that will put about 450 jobs at risk.


Teenager accused of attempted murder of schoolboy in town shooting makes second court appearance

09 September 2020
Teenager accused of attempted murder of schoolboy in town shooting makes second court appearance

Teenager accused of attempted murder of schoolboy in town shooting makes second court appearance

09 September 2020

A teenager accused of the attempted murder of a schoolboy in a shooting in Kesgrave this week has appeared in crown court.


'Rule of 6' to come in from Monday

09 September 2020
'Rule of 6' to come in from Monday

'Rule of 6' to come in from Monday

09 September 2020

Boris Johnson has formally announced that from Monday it will be illegal to gather in groups of more than six.


Suffolk MP says ban on social gatherings of more than six people 'vital to protect life'

09 September 2020
Suffolk MP says ban on social gatherings of more than six people 'vital to protect life'

Suffolk MP says ban on social gatherings of more than six people 'vital to protect life'

09 September 2020

New rules banning social gatherings of more than six people are “absolutely vital to protect life”, a Suffolk MP has said.


Teenager in court over shooting of boy on way to school

09 September 2020
Teenager in court over shooting of boy on way to school

Teenager in court over shooting of boy on way to school

09 September 2020

A 15-year-old has appeared in court charged with the attempted murder of a boy of the same age who was shot as he walked to school in Suffolk.


PM announces drastic new coronavirus crackdown

09 September 2020
PM announces drastic new coronavirus crackdown

PM announces drastic new coronavirus crackdown

09 September 2020

Social gatherings of more than six people are to be banned in England in an attempt to control the spread of coronavirus.


Parkruns to return next month

08 September 2020
Parkruns to return next month

Parkruns to return next month

08 September 2020

Orgainsers have announced Parkruns are set to return across the country at the end of October.


'The biggest thing for parents is to take the pressure off'

08 September 2020
'The biggest thing for parents is to take the pressure off'

'The biggest thing for parents is to take the pressure off'

08 September 2020

On International Literacy Day a leading reading charity has given advice to parents who are worried their children have fallen behind in lockdown.


Costa Coffee announces job cuts following 'challenging' coronavirus lockdown

04 September 2020
Costa Coffee announces job cuts following 'challenging' coronavirus lockdown

Costa Coffee announces job cuts following 'challenging' coronavirus lockdown

04 September 2020

Costa Coffee has announced up to 1,650 jobs could be axed as it struggles to recover after the coronavirus lockdown.


Missing airman’s mother ‘trying to keep sensible head on’ over bones in river

03 September 2020
Missing airman’s mother ‘trying to keep sensible head on’ over bones in river

Missing airman’s mother ‘trying to keep sensible head on’ over bones in river

03 September 2020

The mother of missing airman Corrie McKeague has said police have been unable to reassure her that bones found in bags in a river are not her son’s.


Storm names revealed for 2020-21

02 September 2020
Storm names revealed for 2020-21

Storm names revealed for 2020-21

02 September 2020

The next storm to hit Suffolk will likely be called Aiden, according to The Met Office's list of names for the coming year.


Hundreds fewer people in Suffolk working in civil service

02 September 2020
Hundreds fewer people in Suffolk working in civil service

Hundreds fewer people in Suffolk working in civil service

02 September 2020

Hundreds fewer people are working for the civil service in Suffolk than five years ago, despite large rises elsewhere across the UK.


Suffolk's most popular baby names revealed

30 August 2020
Suffolk's most popular baby names revealed

Suffolk's most popular baby names revealed

30 August 2020

How does your - or your child's - name rank in the latest baby name figures?


Fewer hospital beds occupied during early months of coronavirus pandemic

28 August 2020
Fewer hospital beds occupied during early months of coronavirus pandemic

Fewer hospital beds occupied during early months of coronavirus pandemic

28 August 2020

The number of occupied hospital beds at two Suffolk NHS trusts dropped sharply during the early months of the Covid-19 pandemic, new figures reveal.


Weather warning issued for thunderstorms and heavy rain across county

27 August 2020
Weather warning issued for thunderstorms and heavy rain across county

Weather warning issued for thunderstorms and heavy rain across county

27 August 2020

After days full of grey skies brought by Storm Francis, people in Suffolk have been warned to expect more thunderstorms and rain.


Poorer GCSE pupils more than 18 months behind richer classmates

27 August 2020
Poorer GCSE pupils more than 18 months behind richer classmates

Poorer GCSE pupils more than 18 months behind richer classmates

27 August 2020

Disadvantaged secondary school pupils in Suffolk are more than 18 months behind their better-off peers, new research reveals.