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‘Shopping local’ vital to help traders survive new lockdown

‘Shopping local’ vital to help traders survive new lockdown

‘Shopping local’ vital to help traders survive new lockdown

05 November 2020

Business and community leaders have called on people to show their support for businesses in a Suffolk town and help them through the lockdown


Chancellor Rishi Sunak extends jobs furlough scheme to the end of March

Chancellor Rishi Sunak extends jobs furlough scheme to the end of March

Chancellor Rishi Sunak extends jobs furlough scheme to the end of March

05 November 2020

The jobs furlough scheme set up in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak is to be extended until the end of March, Rishi Sunak has told the Commons.


Five cases of coronavirus at academy as headteacher urges concerned parents to get in touch

Five cases of coronavirus at academy as headteacher urges concerned parents to get in touch

Five cases of coronavirus at academy as headteacher urges concerned parents to get in touch

05 November 2020

The head of a Suffolk secondary school has urged parents anxious about coronavirus cases in the school to get in contact about their concerns.


Public toilets: Where you can still spend a penny in this Suffolk town during lockdown

Public toilets: Where you can still spend a penny in this Suffolk town during lockdown

Public toilets: Where you can still spend a penny in this Suffolk town during lockdown

05 November 2020

The majority of public toilets in a Suffolk town will remain open through the lockdown with a couple of exceptions.


Will B&Q, Home Bargains, B&M, Wilko and The Range shut during lockdown?

Will B&Q, Home Bargains, B&M, Wilko and The Range shut during lockdown?

Will B&Q, Home Bargains, B&M, Wilko and The Range shut during lockdown?

05 November 2020

We took a look into whether some of Suffolk's large home store chains will have to shut.


Clarks announces job cuts as family sells majority stake in business

Clarks announces job cuts as family sells majority stake in business

Clarks announces job cuts as family sells majority stake in business

05 November 2020

Footwear retailer Clarks has announced plans to cut 700 jobs after the coronavirus pandemic took a toll on footfall and sales.


Lockdown 2: What you can and can't do

Lockdown 2: What you can and can't do

Lockdown 2: What you can and can't do

05 November 2020

Find out what is closed and what you can and can not do as the new lockdown starts.


Charities fear for animals' wellbeing as county could see more private fireworks displays in lockdown

Charities fear for animals' wellbeing as county could see more private fireworks displays in lockdown

Charities fear for animals' wellbeing as county could see more private fireworks displays in lockdown

05 November 2020

Charities have voiced fears that this fireworks season could be the worst in decades for animals as more people opt for private displays at home.


Suffolk plunged into second coronavirus lockdown as government shuts shops and demands people work from home

Suffolk plunged into second coronavirus lockdown as government shuts shops and demands people work from home

Suffolk plunged into second coronavirus lockdown as government shuts shops and demands people work from home

05 November 2020

Shops have been forced to close and people ordered to work from home from today as Suffolk has been plunged into a second coronavirus lockdown.


'No tolerance for time wasters who break rules' warn police ahead of lockdown

'No tolerance for time wasters who break rules' warn police ahead of lockdown

'No tolerance for time wasters who break rules' warn police ahead of lockdown

04 November 2020

Police are warning they 'won't tolerate time wasters' who 'recklessly ignore' coronavirus regulations ahead of the county heading into lockdown.


Pub owners welcome government u-turn over takeaway alcohol during lockdown

Pub owners welcome government u-turn over takeaway alcohol during lockdown

Pub owners welcome government u-turn over takeaway alcohol during lockdown

04 November 2020

Pub owners have broadly welcomed a government u-turn on businesses selling takeaway alcohol during the second national lockdown.


'It feels more important than ever' - theatre to stage outdoor Christmas show

'It feels more important than ever' - theatre to stage outdoor Christmas show

'It feels more important than ever' - theatre to stage outdoor Christmas show

04 November 2020

An outdoor production of A Christmas Carol is to be staged in the heart of a Suffolk town next month.


Parking support to be introduced for residents in these town centres over lockdown

Parking support to be introduced for residents in these town centres over lockdown

Parking support to be introduced for residents in these town centres over lockdown

04 November 2020

Parking support for residents in three town centres is to be introduced over lockdown to ease pressure on demand.


Council makes announcement on market trading during lockdown

Council makes announcement on market trading during lockdown

Council makes announcement on market trading during lockdown

04 November 2020

Six markets across West Suffolk will remain open for sale of essential provisions during the second lockdown in England.


Owner of new restaurant adapts swiftly to survive second lockdown

Owner of new restaurant adapts swiftly to survive second lockdown

Owner of new restaurant adapts swiftly to survive second lockdown

04 November 2020

The owner of a fledgling business in Suffolk has been working hard to adapt to the demands placed on him by the latest coronavirus lockdown.


Second national lockdown 'devastating blow' to firms in Suffolk, business chiefs say

Second national lockdown 'devastating blow' to firms in Suffolk, business chiefs say

Second national lockdown 'devastating blow' to firms in Suffolk, business chiefs say

04 November 2020

An independent group representing businesses has called on the Government to offer 'sustained help' to employers during the coronavirus lockdown.


'It now makes sense': Suffolk's MPs react to second lockdown announcement

'It now makes sense': Suffolk's MPs react to second lockdown announcement

'It now makes sense': Suffolk's MPs react to second lockdown announcement

03 November 2020

Suffolk's MPs have urged their constituents to 'act now' and 'stay at home' to prevent a second wave of coronavirus infections this winter.


Pub owners call on government to lift takeaway alcohol ban during lockdown

Pub owners call on government to lift takeaway alcohol ban during lockdown

Pub owners call on government to lift takeaway alcohol ban during lockdown

03 November 2020

Pub owners are calling on the government to lift a ban on selling takeaway alcohol during lockdown.


Boy, 7, raises money for foodbank by collecting apples from grandmother's garden

Boy, 7, raises money for foodbank by collecting apples from grandmother's garden

Boy, 7, raises money for foodbank by collecting apples from grandmother's garden

03 November 2020

Hugo Stevenson spent collected more than 50 apples from a tree outside his grandmother’s home to provide some much-needed support to local foodbanks.


Hundreds more children are being home-schooled in Suffolk since the start of term

Hundreds more children are being home-schooled in Suffolk since the start of term

Hundreds more children are being home-schooled in Suffolk since the start of term

03 November 2020

Hundreds more youngsters are being educated at home in Suffolk since the start of the school term, according to new figures.


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