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Covid 19 in Suffolk

 

mo 23 Nov
2020

Fàilt' air an DùthaichCan't say confirmed Covid-19 cases in East Suffolk are going down but the curve does seem to be flattening ... seventy fourth reason to be cheerful ♫ Fàilt' air an Dùthaich ♫.

tu 16 Nov
2020

Confirmed Covid-19 cases in East SuffolkConcerningly despite this second lock down confirmed Covid-19 cases in East Suffolk continue to rise ... seventy third reason to be cheerful is Wes Anderson's eccentric world view.

th 5 Nov
2020

Guy Fawkes 1570-1606The Beeb has a very useful page summarising the national lockdown restrictions although the postcode look up is redundant.

tu 3 Nov
2020

Surge in Covid-19  cases last monthLast month a significant increase in confirmed Covid-19 cases even here in rural Suffolk so though incompetent the government had to do something.  Seventy second reason to be cheerful Lumpy Latimer.

th 22 Oct
2020

All this with the third best health and safety recordA very noticeable increase in confirmed Covid-19 cases in East Suffolk this week.  Wise to practice precautions even in rural Suffolk.  Seventy first reason to be cheerful ... All this with the third best health and safety record

th 15 Oct
2020

Spitfires on the BBC World ServicePossibly something to do with the government employing incompetents who think a spreadsheet is the way to manage a large database but a marked increase in confirmed Covid-19 cases in East Suffolk.  Seventieth reason to be cheerful Spitfires on the World Service.

sa 3 Oct
2020

Grounded with Louis TherouxLast week confirmed Covid-19 cases in East Suffolk were gently creeping up, this week there's been 34.  Sixty ninth reason to be cheerful C O'Dowd and L Theroux.

su 13 Sep
2020

69th reason to be cheerfulNow the Beeb reports confirmed Covid-19 more locally the numbers in East Suffolk aren't really big enough to show a definite trend but up 10 this week and no more deaths in Framlingham and Hacheston since we last looked.  Sixty ninth reason to be cheerful ♫talented little persons♫.

we 26 Aug
2020

The Beeb has changed how it reports confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk.  Entering IP1 in the selection box now gives a choice of East or Mid Suffolk, Ipswich and Babergh.  Sixty eighth reason to be cheerful ♫ Playing for change ♫.

fr 21 Aug
2020

Allison YoungNew confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk has been going up and down we suspect because of erratic reporting but for certain it's not going away.  Sixty seventh reason to be cheerful a charming version of doo-wop classic ♫ Sh-Boom ♫.

tu 11 Aug
2020

Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig is rock'n rollContinuing single digit daily new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk.  Sixty sixth reason to be cheerful (a little late) ... Danes ... eh?

th 31 Jul
2020

Steady(ish) single digit daily new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk over the last week or so,  More scary a total of four deaths in Framlingham and Hacheston ... sixty fifth reason to be cheerful Kalinda with a sledgehammer.

th 23 Jul
2020

Seemingly no new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk over the last four or five days ... sixty fourth reason to be cheerful aged well eh?

we 8 Jul
2020

Inconsistent confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk reported by the BBC (probably not their fault),Sunday's was 2661 and yesterday's 2614 ... sixty third reason to be cheerful ♫ Non capisco ♫

sa 4 Jul
2020
American Independence Day

Yesterday the BBC reported a massive 1,000+ increase of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk to 2,599.  We're guessing care home have started being included or it's a typo come error?  Either way after the two preceding weeks when there were virtually no new cases this week when we're starting to unlock it looks like fifty odd new cases ... sixty second reason to be cheerful ♫ Listenin' to ol' Alabama ♫

th 2 Jul
2020

From the BBC's very excellent More or Less a cold look at the numbers around at least 43,000+ Covid 19 deaths  in the UK.

we 1 Jul
2020
Canada Day

Pam Grier in Jackie BrownA teensy but worrying spikette, after a week of no new cases over the past four days a jump of 16 new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk.  The sixty first reason to be cheerful ...

sa 27 Jun
2020

Play Area ClosedThe roads on the Castle Keep development on Fairfield Road Framlingham have names though Google maps have yet to catch up.  Regrettably the charming children's play area has been closed during the present coronavirus pandemic.

Another seven days with no new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk, fingers crossed eh?  The sixtieth reason to be cheerful is Ridley Scott's first feature film.

su 21 Jun
2020Father's Day - pic contributed by R Magritte

Bertie Wooster and Bingo Little at the Senior LiberalsA good streak of no new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk but yesterday a total of 1,048 so far.  The fifty ninth reason to be cheerful ... Not all the soda Jeeves.

su 14 Jun
2020

Yesterday ZERO! new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk.  The fifty eight reason to be cheerful ... glorious icy madness.

sa 13 Jun
2020

For each of the last five days just daily one more confirmed Covid-19 case in Suffolk.  A fifty seventh reason to be cheerful ... eye of the tiger erh er erh

th 11 Jun
2020

When the shops re-open next week ...

we 10 Jun
2020

The twenty stair rail is really <beep>ing that up.Just one more confirmed Covid-19 case in Suffolk yesterday.  A fifty sixth reason to be cheerful ... The twenty stair rail is really <beep>ing that up.

sa 6 Jun
2020

In total there's been 1,530 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk.  A fifty fifth reason to be cheerful ... La souris est sous la table.

mo 1 Jun
2020

In total there's been 1,502 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk.  A fifty fourth reason to be cheerful, this should be in the Olympics, makes more sense than frigging golf .

th 28 May
2020

The fifty third reason to be cheerful is in the last 24 hours there's been just three more confirmed Covid-19 Suffolk cases for the second day running.

we 27 May
2020

The fifty second reason to be cheerful is in the last 24 hours there's been just three more confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk.

tu 26 May
2020

BBC Radio4 sitcom Cabin PressureBy yesterday 1,464 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk so far.  We've managed to confuse ourselves over what R (reproduction) number should be the target?  The Beeb's chart helps.  The fifty first reason to be cheerful is Cabin Pressure ... or is that a weasel in a submarine?

sa 23 May
2020

By yesterday 1,405 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk so farThe fiftieth reason to be cheerful is Saint Titch not only saying what you do but why you do it.

A Suffolk rainbow, they're special eh?

we 20 May
2020

Yesterday 1,374 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk so farThe forty ninth reason to be cheerful is Lucy Worsley being Lucy Worsley.

su 17 May
2020

In Suffolk there were 331 coronavirus-related deaths up to the 1 May.  Yesterday 1,350 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk.  The  forty eighth reason to be cheerful is surely an anthem for all contact sports.

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

At this difficult time we have thought and prayed and decided to keep this website open but we ask visitors to observe social distancing and remain at least two metres from the screen.

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

April Fool

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.

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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