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A couple from Mendlesham are among more than 200 British nationals who have been confined to their cabins for almost a week on a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship where four people have died.

Suffolk and Essex have seen another rise in the number of coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours.

Parents have spoken of the challenges of homeschooling children with special educational needs and disability (SEND) and have shared their tips.

A Suffolk headteacher has been given a gold star by parents for his message of support and advice over concerns about their children’s schooling during the coronavirus lockdown.

A pregnant mum from Suffolk said she feels empathy for midwives during the coronavirus outbreak – as union leaders warned maternity services must be ringfenced to ensure women get safe care.

A Suffolk MP battling coronavirus on the frontline is calling for rapid testing of NHS staff to reduce rising sickness levels – as he warned the crisis could last into 2021.

A week into lockdown schoolchildren, teachers and parents in Ipswich and Stowmarket, are still embracing the rainbow phenomenon which is keeping people positive.

The number of cases of coronavirus in Suffolk continues to rise, with the latest recorded figure now totalling 74.

The UK finally entered lockdown this week after numerous shutdowns – and scenes from Suffolk and beyond show empty streets and abandoned shops, restaurants and cafes.

The clocks go forward this weekend meaning we will lose an hour of sleep, but with the country in lockdown mode we have plenty of time to catch up.

With the prospect of weeks at home, finding interesting ways to spend quality time with family is even more important – Colchester’s best board game brains take a look at the best games to keep you entertained.

The number of people in the UK who have died after contracting coronavirus has now passed 1,000.

Chilly weather will arrive in Suffolk this weekend, as temperatures fall – despite us switching to British Summer Time overnight.

People in Suffolk are being urged to stay at home this weekend after county leaders issued a stark warning that “anyone can spread coronavirus”.

A mum from west Suffolk who has incurable cancer had been planning special trips with her family in the time she has left - but then the coronavirus outbreak struck.

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices has made an urgent plea for support as the coronavirus crisis has seen it lose up to £100,000 a week in funds.

Tributes have been paid to a “kind, loving and popular” Suffolk man who died after contracting coronavirus.

Community groups have banded together across Suffolk to help assist those most in need during the coronavirus outbreak.

A huge thank you has been expressed to teachers and school staff across Suffolk while they care for the children of key workers leading the country’s battle against coronavirus.

Greater Anglia has announced it is to make temporary changes to ticket office

Thousands of carers across Suffolk and Norfolk are to be given additional training and progression opportunities as part of a £7.5million investment.

Parents are still expected to hear whether their child has got their preferred primary school place next month.

Tesco are placing tighter restrictions on their online shopping orders – now limiting the number of items customers can order.

In today’s EADT Daily podcast an Ipswich teacher talks homeschooling tips, how coronavirus is impacting his GCSE students, and why it’s important to give Year 11s a proper goodbye.

Firefighters could be called upon to deliver food and medicines if the coronavirus crisis deepens - as well as retrieve bodies should there be mass casualties.

The UK has seen the biggest rise so far of coronavirus deaths and cases - as almost 3,000 more tested positive in the last 24 hours and nearly 200 lost their lives.

It is finally Friday after what seems like the longest week ever, so take a break and see how you get on in our pub quiz.

Suffolk MPs have sent well wishes to Boris Johnson after he tested positive for coronavirus.

At 8pm last night there were emotional scenes across Suffolk as families came out on to their doorsteps to clap NHS workers.

Suffolk’s authorities have offered assurances that necessary decisions can still be made during the coronavirus pandemic, despite councils unable to meet.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Suffolk has risen to 42, an increase of seven.

The winners of the Suffolk High Sheriff’s Awards 2020 have been announced on a special live show on BBC Radio Suffolk after the annual awards ceremony at Wherstead Park had to be cancelled due to the coronavirus.

All of the pharmacy opening times across Suffolk in one place.

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