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BBC News - Suffolk

PPE: Six million anti-Covid items seized at Felixstowe port (1 day old)

More than half of the items checked did not meet UK safety standards says trading standards.

Covid: What tiers mean for you and your other questions answered (17 hours old)

As England prepares to live under a toughened tier system our panel is back to guide you through it.

Cyclist dies after crash with lorry near Felixstowe (1 day old)

The man in his 60s was taken to hospital by air ambulance, but died three days later.

HMP Hollesley Bay prisoner on run from jail arrested (2 days old [29/11/20])

Robert Maxfield was last seen at HMP Hollesley Bay open prison in Suffolk on Saturday.

Lowestoft boy donates 360 crackers to 'save Christmas' (3 days old [29/11/20])

Siblings Harry and Jessica inspire their mother to give crackers and goodie bags to 350 school kids.

Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in your area? (18 hours old)

Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.

Covid vaccine: what does the Pfizer vaccine news mean? (22 days old [09/11/20])

Life isn't back to normal yet, but this news is promising.

Covid-19 in the East of England: Panel answer your questions live (21 days old [10/11/20])

Our experts talk about the latest on coronavirus and answer your questions.

Covid: How do we know the Pfizer vaccine is safe? And other questions (17 minutes old)

We answer some of your questions about the approval of the Pfizer vaccine.

Face masks: How to wear a covering and inhibit coronavirus (99 days old [25/08/20])

Face coverings must now be worn in many places around the UK.

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Evening Star News

Brewery boss apologises for ‘ridiculous’ decision to drink and drive (38 minutes old)

A Suffolk brewery boss and pub landlord has apologised for his ‘ridiculous’ decision to drive while almost three times the legal alcohol limit.

5.9m non-compliant PPE items stopped at Felixstowe not government or NHS orders, says Trading Standards (46 minutes old)

Nearly six million items of PPE stopped at the Suffolk border because they did not meet UK safety standards were not government or NHS orders, it has been confirmed.

Why we should accept it’s right for Suffolk to be in Tier 2 post-lockdown (48 minutes old)

This week we have seen the end of the second lockdown and all shops are now able to open their doors to Christmas shoppers – but as the whole of the East of England has gone into Tier 2 there remain tight restrictions on many sectors, especially hospitality, writes Paul Geater.

Regeneration plans for Ipswich Debenhams building halted after retailer’s collapse (1 hour 8 minutes old)

A key deal for the council to buy the Ipswich Debenhams unit in a bid to keep one of the town’s most prominent retail units in use had not been completed prior to Tuesday’s administration news, it has been confirmed.

12 festive afternoon teas in Suffolk (2 hours old)

Treat yourself to finger sandwiches, savouries and cakes galore with your bubble this December.

UK approves Covid-19 vaccine – 800,000 doses available next week (3 hours old)

A Covid-19 vaccine has been approved for use in the UK.

More than 40% of Suffolk police have not had access to adequate PPE (5 hours old)

More than 40% of Suffolk police officers have not had access to adequate personal protective equipment during the coronavirus pandemic, a survey has found.

Suffolk and north Essex MPs vote for reintroduction of three-tier system (15 hours old)

MPs across Suffolk and north Essex voted to reintroduce the three-tier system when the national coronavirus lockdown ends on Wednesday.

Shopkeeper confronts knifeman, court hears (16 hours old)

An Ipswich shopkeeper who was allegedly confronted by a man holding a knife tried to calm him down, a court has heard.

More work needed to repair ‘systemic failures’ for rape survivors (17 hours old)

A sexual assault support service has welcomed attempts to improve the number of rape cases reaching court – but called for more work to repair ‘systemic failures’ of the justice system.

EADT News

Brewery boss apologises for ‘ridiculous’ decision to drink and drive (38 minutes old)

A Suffolk brewery boss and pub landlord has apologised for his ‘ridiculous’ decision to drive while almost three times the legal alcohol limit.

‘Badly parked cars’ delay firefighters on way to house blaze (42 minutes old)

Parked cars delayed fire crews responding to a blaze which left a property uninhabitable.

5.9m non-compliant PPE items stopped at Felixstowe not government or NHS orders, says Trading Standards (46 minutes old)

Nearly six million items of PPE stopped at the Suffolk border because they did not meet UK safety standards were not government or NHS orders, it has been confirmed.

Why we should accept it’s right for Suffolk to be in Tier 2 post-lockdown (48 minutes old)

This week we have seen the end of the second lockdown and all shops are now able to open their doors to Christmas shoppers – but as the whole of the East of England has gone into Tier 2 there remain tight restrictions on many sectors, especially hospitality, writes Paul Geater.

‘There’s a lot to look forward to’ - National Grid chief believes offshore wind power can bring great benefits to Suffolk (53 minutes old)

A National Grid director has said Suffolk should be benefit from investment in offshore wind power in the county.

Regeneration plans for Ipswich Debenhams building halted after retailer’s collapse (1 hour 8 minutes old)

A key deal for the council to buy the Ipswich Debenhams unit in a bid to keep one of the town’s most prominent retail units in use had not been completed prior to Tuesday’s administration news, it has been confirmed.

UK approves Covid-19 vaccine – 800,000 doses available next week (3 hours old)

A Covid-19 vaccine has been approved for use in the UK.

More than 40% of Suffolk police have not had access to adequate PPE (5 hours old)

More than 40% of Suffolk police officers have not had access to adequate personal protective equipment during the coronavirus pandemic, a survey has found.

Suffolk and north Essex MPs vote for reintroduction of three-tier system (15 hours old)

MPs across Suffolk and north Essex voted to reintroduce the three-tier system when the national coronavirus lockdown ends on Wednesday.

Matt Hancock reveals step grandfather died with coronavirus (16 hours old)

Health secretary and West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock has revealed his step grandfather died with coronavirus last month.

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