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BBC News - Suffolk

Ipswich driver in court over alleged attempt to murder pedestrians (3 hours old)

A car mounted the pavement and hit three men as they were leaving a pub.

Coronavirus: Rushmere Golf Club used for picnics and sunbathing (6 hours old)

Rushmere Golf Club says people sunbathed and ate on fairways despite the coronavirus restrictions.

Coronavirus: Ambulance service wants 1,000 new workers (4 hours old)

The East of England Ambulance Service needs drivers, cleaners and clinical staff to help "urgently".

Newmarket schoolgirl, 11, starts 'blue heart' campaign for NHS (2 days old [03/04/20])

Tamara McAuley, from Newmarket in Suffolk, designed the hearts in the health service's colour.

Rickshaw volunteers in Bury St Edmunds deliver supplies to those in isolation (4 days old [02/04/20])

Volunteer rickshaw riders are bringing a "smile" to people self-isolating by dropping off supplies.

Coronavirus: 'Supergran', 94, discharged from hospital (6 days old [31/03/20])

Grandmother Joy is discharged from hospital after a 10-day battle with Covid-19 and pneumonia.

Coronavirus: Matt Hancock 'on mend' after 'mild' symptoms (6 days old [31/03/20])

Matt Hancock thanks the public for cooperating with the government's "draconian measures".

New guidance - what must I do? (13 days old [24/03/20])

Step-by-step, what to do to help prevent the spread of the virus.

Coronavirus: What are social distancing and self-isolation? (10 hours old)

Everybody should be avoiding non-essential contact, and you should stay at home wherever possible.

Coronavirus pandemic: Tracking the global outbreak (1 hour 56 minutes old)

Key maps and charts explaining how the respiratory virus has spread around the world and how it is being dealt with.

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Evening Star News

Ipswich Buses and First Eastern Counties get boost from government (1 hour 50 minutes old)

The two largest bus companies in Suffolk have welcomed the news that the government is to support the industry after the number of passengers dropped like a stone during the coronavirus crisis.

More cases of coronavirus in Suffolk and Essex (1 hour 54 minutes old)

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Suffolk has risen by 12, taking the county’s total to 243.

Nearly 180 warnings issued to people breaking coronavirus lockdown guidelines (1 hour 54 minutes old)

A top police officer has hit out at the “selfish” minority putting the lives of others at risk after it was revealed that nearly 180 warnings were issued to people in Suffolk flouting the advice to stay at home in the battle to stem the spread of coronavirus.

Revisit bygone Suffolk for free with BFI’s cinematic time machine (2 hours old)

Being trapped inside four walls for weeks on end can drive you a little stir crazy. If you can’t escape outside, perhaps you can escape into another age. The BFI’s free Britain on Film collection can allow you to experience the world inhabited by our parents and grandparents

Try these gardening tips to help with mental health during the coronavirus lockdown (2 hours old)

A gardening expert at Suffolk Mind is urging people to get out in the garden, or grow produce on the window sill, to help their mental health during the coronavirus lockdown.

What council decisions can take place via remote video meetings? (3 hours old)

Councils across Suffolk are preparing to hold virtual committee meetings to ensure key business can continue during the coronavirus pandemic.

Ipswich mum who helped start ‘rainbow trail’ expresses pride as Queen praises movement (3 hours old)

An Ipswich mum who helped bring the rainbow trail movement to the UK said it was “unbelievable” to have the Queen recognise her work in Sunday night’s message to the nation.

Deaths of coronavirus patients in UK pass 5,000 (4 hours old)

More than 5,000 people have died after becoming infected with coronavirus in the UK, as latest figures show 51,608 people have tested positive for COVID-19.

Tougher parking enforcement begins across Suffolk as powers transfer from police to councils (4 hours old)

Powers to enforce car parking across Suffolk have officially transferred from police to councils – with inconsiderate motorists warned to expect tougher administration.

Keep your family entertained with this board game – you can even make it at home! (4 hours old)

Create your own board and counters with items from your house and start playing Outsmart – a two player strategy game that will keep you on your toes

EADT News

Ipswich Buses and First Eastern Counties get boost from government (1 hour 50 minutes old)

The two largest bus companies in Suffolk have welcomed the news that the government is to support the industry after the number of passengers dropped like a stone during the coronavirus crisis.

More cases of coronavirus in Suffolk and Essex (1 hour 54 minutes old)

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Suffolk has risen by 12, taking the county’s total to 243.

Nearly 180 warnings issued to people breaking coronavirus lockdown guidelines (1 hour 54 minutes old)

A top police officer has hit out at the “selfish” minority putting the lives of others at risk after it was revealed that nearly 180 warnings were issued to people in Suffolk flouting the advice to stay at home in the battle to stem the spread of coronavirus.

Revisit bygone Suffolk for free with BFI’s cinematic time machine (2 hours old)

Being trapped inside four walls for weeks on end can drive you a little stir crazy. If you can’t escape outside, perhaps you can escape into another age. The BFI’s free Britain on Film collection can allow you to experience the world inhabited by our parents and grandparents

Try these gardening tips to help with mental health during the coronavirus lockdown (2 hours old)

A gardening expert at Suffolk Mind is urging people to get out in the garden, or grow produce on the window sill, to help their mental health during the coronavirus lockdown.

What council decisions can take place via remote video meetings? (3 hours old)

Councils across Suffolk are preparing to hold virtual committee meetings to ensure key business can continue during the coronavirus pandemic.

Ipswich mum who helped start ‘rainbow trail’ expresses pride as Queen praises movement (3 hours old)

An Ipswich mum who helped bring the rainbow trail movement to the UK said it was “unbelievable” to have the Queen recognise her work in Sunday night’s message to the nation.

The next best thing! ‘Virtual high street’ set up to support shops, cafes and restaurants (3 hours old)

The coronavirus outbreak has affected Sudbury businesses far and wide - but now community leaders have banded together to create a ‘virtual high street’ to help ensure access to their best-loved retailers.

Deaths of coronavirus patients in UK pass 5,000 (4 hours old)

More than 5,000 people have died after becoming infected with coronavirus in the UK, as latest figures show 51,608 people have tested positive for COVID-19.

Teachers lead campaign to 3D print ‘vital’ protective visors for coronavirus workers (4 hours old)

Two design and technologyh teachers are leading the charge to protect community workers by 3D printing ‘vital’ protective visors.

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