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Covid 19 in Suffolk

 

fr 15 May
2020

Yesterday 1,326 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk.  The  forty seventh reason to be cheerful ... the drummer could be from any Suffolk covers band ♫

British american football summer season cancelledYou win some you lose some.  The Martlesham Wickes with new safety measures has re-opened but BAFA have CANCELLED this summer's British contact american football season though there could be friendlies later on.

we 13 May
2020

Delightful daftness from Rachel ParrisSo far 1,295 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk yesterday, an increase of just five since Monday.  A forty sixth reason to be cheerful ... just pure delightful daftness

Ufford Park golf course re-opens tomorrow, members and nine holes only. Golf eh?

sa 9 May
2020

A Blue Peter badgeRunning total 1,281 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk yesterday, steadily increasing.  Forty fifth reason to be cheerful ... a very guilty pleasure indeed but we did learn the dance from Blue Peter. ♫

sa 9 May
2020

Norfolk confirmed Covid-19 cases as a pecentageThere have been 1,235 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk and Norfolk has the worst percentage in East Anglia.  Forty fourth reason to be cheerful ... do we recognise this ... I've looked all over this keyboard and there isn't a button with OK on it.

th 7 May
2020
Black Spot Day

WC Fiields in My Little Chickadee 194034 more confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk over the past two days.  Nationally a total of 30,000 deaths.  Forty third reason to be cheerful ... Comprising of succotash, Philadelphia cream cheese and asparagus with mayonnaise.  She dips her mitt down into this melange.

Do remember this website is not available in the shops ... like a lot of things at the mo'.

tu 5 May
2020

Confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk 1,125 yesterday.  Forty third reason to be cheerful ...Standing on a corner in Winslow Arizona ♫.

mo 4 May
2020
Star Wars Day

Confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk 1,105 yesterday, new cases seems to be easing a little but then previous reporting has been erratic.  Fingers Xed and the forty second reason to be cheerful from Greg Jenner ... what you didn't know about Mary (baby) Queen of Scots.

sun 3 May
2020
International Dawn Chorus Day

Confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk 1,076 yesterday.  A bit scary that so far over 28,000 people have died of corona virus in the UK, that's some ten times more than 9/11 ... yes, scary.  Despite that the forty first reason to be cheerful ... You said it man.

sat 2 May
2020

Confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk 1,046 yesterday.  The fortieth reason to be cheerful ... French-Canadians eh? ♫

fri 1 May
2020

Confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk went over a 1,000 yesterday.  The thirty ninth reason to be cheerful ... another guilty pleasure but it's all so laid back. ♫

th 30 Apr
2020

Biggest leap yet in confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk yesterday.  The thirty eighth reason to be cheerful ... go on, judge us again. ♫

we 29 Apr
2020

East Anglian Covid-19 infections No new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk yesterday.. A new map effectively showing infection as percentage of population and Suffolk doing no better than the rest of East Anglia.  The thirty seventh reason to be cheerful ... go on, judge us. ♫

tu 28 Apr
2020

936 confirmed Covid-19 cases so far in Suffolk and in total yesterday, it will go over at thousand this week.  The thirty sixth reason to be cheerful ... the glorious silliness of rock'n roll. ♫

mo 27 Apr
2020

Lydia the Tattooed Lady896 confirmed Covid-19 cases so far in Suffolk and total yesterday, the rate of increase seems to be easing.  The thirty fifth reason to be cheerful continues yesterday's roller derby theme with a tattoo related YouTube. ♫

su 26 Apr
2020

877 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk and total so far.  The thirty fourth reason to be cheerful ... Raw Heidi eh?

sa 25 Apr
2020

850 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk and total so far.  The thirty third reason to be cheerful ... Charlie!

fr 24 Apr
2020

814 confirmed cases in Suffolk814 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk and total so far, an enormous leap around twice the biggest so far but it could be a function of how the cases are reported.  The thirty second reason to be cheerful is appreciate this lovely weather because what goes goes round comes round.

100 free Red Rooster festival tickets for NHS and key frontline workers.

th 23 Apr
2020

715 confirmed total Covid-19 cases in Suffolk so far, maybe it is flattening.  A thirty first reason to be cheerful ... shameless self promotion.

St George's Day

Joy of joys!  Alma's Not Normal (the next Fleabag) has got a series which will make the end of the Stay at Home doubly sweet.

we 22 Apr
2020

701 confirmed total Covid-19 cases in Suffolk so far, it doesn't seem to be easing off.  A thirtieth reason to be cheerful ... en pointe in clogs, magic.  ♫

tu 21 Apr
2020

656 confirmed total Covid-19 cases in Suffolk so far, it's not over yet.  A twenty ninth reason to be cheerful ... love how she uses a carpenter's rule to draw a parallel line.

mo 20 Apr
2020

618 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk yesterday.  A twenty eighth reason to be cheerful ... What's Rick Wakeman doing in Russia?

su 19 Apr
2020

600 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk, the biggest daily increase so far of 55  A twenty seventh reason to be cheerful ... a guilty pleasure

When the shops re-open ...

sa 18 Apr
2020

Yesterday 545 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk.  A twenty sixth reason to be cheerful ... Please be a montage  Please be a montage

SRN NearthecoastSRN Nearthecoast is in, fiddling with her tick list, pen and prescribing guidelines, wishing she had more PPE but still listening (apparently) at ntc@nearthecoast.com or text 07970 865730

fr 17 Apr
2020

Three Little MaidsA less surprising than the day before twenty eight more confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk yesterday making 527 cases in total.  The twenty fifth reason to be cheerful ... ♫ Life is a joke that's just begun ♫

Cambridge Python #36 Jack BradburyOutside line backer for the Cambridge Pythons #36 Jack Bradbury has graduated early to practise immediately as a junior hospital doctor.  We'll be clapping for you next Thursday Jack,

th 16 Apr
2020

Just six more confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk yesterday but that may be due to the manner of reporting not an actual slowing, 499 cases in total.  The twenty fourth reason to be cheerful ... timing eh?

we 15 Apr
2020

Swiss Army Knife Classic SDAlthough the confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk are fewer than adjacent counties it's steadily increasing daily, thirty five more yesterday 493 in total.  The twenty third reason to be cheerful ... expensive but a joy, we've got three including two tiny ones.

tu 14 Apr
2020

Yesterday again some thirty more more confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk totaling 458.  The twenty second reason to be cheerful ... Ev'ry .day I'm shufferlin' ♫

mo 13 Apr
2020

Yesterday the confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk continued to increase totalling 422.  The twenty first reason to be cheerful is Alec Baldwin quick and multi-firing at Angelica Huston as Here's The Thing.

su 12 Apr
2020
Easter Sunday

Max Richter's SleepYesterday in Suffolk  395 confirmed C-19 cases running total.  The twentieth reason to be cheerful is Max Richter's Sleep - Lullaby for a frenetic world.  Radio 3 broadcast all eight hours overnight, we stumbled across the last hour and it's minimalist heaven.  This is why the Beeb should be non-commercially funded and independent, what other radio station in the world would have done this ...no adverts. ♫

sa 11 Apr
2020

Yesterday 360 confirmed C-19 cases in Suffolk an increase of 46 the highest daily so far but nationally the trend superficially looks downward.  The nineteenth reason to be cheerful. ♫

fr 10 Apr
2020

Yesterday 314 confirmed C-19 cases in Suffolk and to our eternal shame we napped through last night's eight o'clock appreciation.  The eighteenth reason to be cheerful.

th 9 Apr
2020
Rubbish Thursday ... the day before Good Friday

Ruth Moody at the 2013 Maverick FestivalYesterday 302 confirmed C-19 cases in Suffolk, 39 the biggest step increase so far.  Here's the seventeenth reason to be cheerful ... a magic moment hearing this floating out from the Barn Stage at the 2013 Maverick Festival ... she was wearing the same dress. ♫

we 8 Apr
2020

Yesterday 263 confirmed C-19 cases in Suffolk and the East Anglian Air Ambulance is appealing for support to finance personal protective equipment.  Here's the sixteenth reason to be cheerful ... we really liked the He's no son of mine joke..

tu 7 Apr
2020

Pip Pyle's BashYesterday 243 confirmed C-19 cases in Suffolk and here's the fifteenth reason to be cheerful ... in similar style we recall the late Pip Pyle's Cambridge hipster circle in the 1960s all speaking really quietly. ♫

mo 6 Apr
2020

Life Skills 31:  In the UK contactless card transactions begin in 2007 with a £10 limit.  Last Wednesday prompted by the Covid-19 pandemic the limit went up from £30 to £45 though it will take time for some retailers to catch up.

Yesterday unsurprisingly the total of confirmed C-19 cases in Suffolk went over over 200 confirmed cases.  If like us you're suffering from sport deprivation here's a fourteenth reason to be cheerful ... they're going for two. ♫

su 5 Apr
2020

Sophie Willan as AlmaThe tiny dip in Suffolk confirmed C-19 cases Friday was just that, a tiny dip.  Yesterday 191 in total confirmed cases.  Thirteenth reason to be cheerful is Sophie Willan will be making Tuesdays great again on BBC2 and iPlayer.

Framlingham at this difficult time.

Radio Stradbroke's Home ServiceFor the duration of this difficult time Radio Stradbroke are broadcasting daily 10:00am-02:00pm, it's Owen Hargrave today.

fr 3 Apr
2020

Walking and clapping on the Market Hill Framlingham 8pm last night we could hear saucepans being banged, a siren and clapping but it could easily do with more clappers next Thursday.

A witch ducking this year?Planning a witch ducking at this difficult time?  Only the witch and witchfinder can be present but your still welcome to promote the ducking with us.

Yesterday 157 confirmed C-19 cases in Suffolk the largest increase so far of 32.  Eleventh reason to be cheerful is Sindhu Vee's beautifully relaxed pacing.

th 2 Apr
2020

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Yesterday 125 confirmed C-19 cases in Suffolk just an increase of nine but there's been a big jump nationally.  Eleventh reason to be cheerful ... l♥ve the hats. ♫

we 1 Apr
2020

Eddy Merckx at last year's Tour de FranceThe NFL will still have the annual draft (it's so American) this month but virtually, and the teams have voted to extend the playoffs.  The French minister for sport is considering a spectator free Tour de France ... To a Frenchman the Tour de France is more important than sex ... but not as important as lunch.

April Fool

Last year's Lady Di lookalike winner ... well it is SuffolkAt this difficult time Stackton Tressel town council have reluctantly moved the annual Lady Di Lookalike competition to the fireworks display November in Gayla Park.  Hamish McEdbanguh commented The Coy Look You’d Most Like To Take Home Award won’t be the same in the dark.

Yesterday 116 confirmed C-19 cases in Suffolk and the tenth reason to be cheerful is a monstrously witty solo from Fascinating Aïda's Dillie Keane. ♫

tu 31 Mar
2020
world backup day

The Aldeburgh Festival at the Snape MaltingsNot surprisingly the Snape Maltings has cancelled the Aldeburgh Festival but is understandably holding off on a decision about the proms in August.  No word we've seen about next month's Alde Valley Spring Festival in Great Glemham.

Yesterday 100 confirmed C-19 cases in Suffolk a daily jump of 21 the biggest so far.  A ninth reason to be cheerful, Django Reinhardt meets western swing. ♫

mo 30 Mar
2020

John Prine on YouTubeYesterday 87 confirmed C-19 cases in Suffolk.  Musician John Prine (we saw him at the Cambridge CornEx maybe 10? 15? years ago) is Covid-19 critically ill ... unrelated an eighth reason to be cheerful, note the New York music lover some three quarters way through. ♫

su 29 Mar
2020

Yesterday 74 confirmed C-19 cases in Suffolk.  A seventh reason to be cheerful. ♫

sa 28 Mar
2020

Framlingham Gala CancelledFor only the second time ever (the first was 2007) Framlingham sports club have cancelled the Gala and the Rendham Mummers have cancelled their summer tour of near the coast ... in years to come troubadours will sing sad ballads of these tragedies.

Yesterday 61 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk, that's a BIG increase.  A sixth reason to be cheerful (we didn't see it coming) ♫.

fr 27 Mar
2020

Yesterday 42 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Suffolk, a rate of increase less than nationally.  A fifth reason to be cheerful (seemingly Norwegian funk is a thing, who would have thought?) ♫.

The Giro d'Italia starting with three stages in Hungary could be postponed.

th 26 Mar
2020

Yesterday 35 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Suffolk, it's ramping up but here's a fourth reason to be cheerful ♫.

we 25 Mar
2020

Yesterday 28 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Suffolk but the good news is the East of England Co-op is offering 10% off to all NHS workers ... and a yet another reason to be cheerful ♫.

tu 24 Mar
2020

Yesterday 22 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Suffolk ... another reason to be cheerful ♫.

mo 23 Mar
2020

Yesterday 18 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Suffolk ... a reason to be cheerful ♫.

For the more middle-class ntcers John Lewis is closing its shops after today with some staff helping out in Waitrose.

su 22 Mar
2020

New Wolsey Theatre IpswichThe Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich has cancelled all shows until September (♫So it might as well rain♫) but tickets for the autumn season go on sale next month.

sa 21 Mar
2020

Cary Grant in Arsenic and Old LaceRoughcast Theatre have postponed their production of black comedy Arsenic and Old Lace (a Frank Capra film) until next spring but are continuing with Macbeth this autumn.

we 18 Mar
2020

Campsea Ashe Spring Fayre cancelledAldeburgh Cinema has closed for the duration so we won't get to see Emma this afternoon but the Woodbridge Riverside seems to be partially functioning.  The Red Rooster festival near Thetford has been postponed to September and Life Arts have postponed April's Woodbridge festival to next year.  All Snape Maltings music events cancelled until the end of April (we were lucky), the Phoenix Singers concert in Framlingham next month cancelled as is the Campsea Ashe Spring Fayre this Saturday and still only three virus cases in Suffolk.

tu 17 Mar
2020

You can check how many corona virus cases locally on the BBC website.  As of 9am yesterday just three in Suffolk.

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