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Yesterday, 14:05

Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner has announced plans for an increase in the policing element of council tax to add £2.9m to the constabulary’s budget in the next financial year.

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Tim Passmore
Yesterday, 16:58

A nine-year-old author is selling copies of his short stories in a bid to raise money for those less fortunate.

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Wed, 17:32

This breathtaking shot of a sail boat gliding across the water as it is silhouetted against a gorgeous sunset at Oulton Broad’s North Bay was taken by 71-year-old Peter Waller.

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Wed, 16:44

Parking charges at a busy town car park are set to be waived in the hopes of helping out businesses hit by nearby road works.

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Waveney District Council
Wed, 15:18

One of Suffolk’s largest villages will no longer pay for a Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) despite residents voting in favour of keeping the role.

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Tue, 18:51

A teenager faced a terrifying ordeal as he was beaten with a baseball bat by two balaclava-clad robbers as he walked home alone.

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Lowestoft police
Tue, 14:54

A 17-year-old boy was attacked with a baseball bat during a late night robbery.

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Tue, 12:25

A 40-year-old man has been charged with two counts of engaging in sexual communication with a child.

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Lowestoft
Tue, 09:41

A live screening of a critically acclaimed National Theatre production is coming to Beccles.

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London
Mon, 16:39

One of the main roads leading into Beccles town centre has closed in order for gas connection works to take place.

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Mon, 15:16

An old mooring buoy prompted a bomb scare after it washed up onto the beach and was mistaken for an unexploded mine.

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Friday, January 12, 2018

Firefighters rushed into action this morning to deal with a van fire in a residential street.

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Friday, January 12, 2018

More than 100 people were arrested during a Christmas drink and drug driving campaign which saw over 1,700 people breathalysed.

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Tim Passmore
Friday, January 12, 2018

A residential care home is appealing for donations of bric-a-brac, books and clothes for an upcoming charity sale.

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Norfolk
Friday, January 12, 2018

Tributes have been paid to the “strong and principled” first female chairman of Waveney District Council.

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Waveney District Council
Thursday, January 11, 2018

A hairdresser has raised around £1,200 by shaving her head in a bid to raise money and awareness for those living with cancer.

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

A medical surgery has moved to quash comments made on social media which claimed it only had one GP available to treat patients.

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NHS
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

A father-and-son duo are hoping to build upon the success of a Lego Club they started last year.

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

A hardened troupe of professional wrestlers will return to Beccles to deliver yet another knockout show.

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United Kingdom
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

A mother has told of her “worst Christmas ever” as her two-year-old twin boys spent Christmas Day in hospital.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Police are urging the public to take on board internet safety advice and stay safe online.

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Each week the Lowestoft Journal highlights the work of budding photographers from the area through our Picture of the Week competition.

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Sunday, January 7, 2018

Tributes have been paid to a “lovable family man” who died following a suspected hit-and-run incident.

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Lowestoft
Saturday, January 6, 2018

Firefighters were called in the early hours of the morning to rescue a 38-year-old man who had become stuck in mud.

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England Ambulance Service
Saturday, January 6, 2018

A former soldier who suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder has opened a boxing gym in the hopes his story of recovery can help inspire those currently living with the condition.

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Norwich
Saturday, January 6, 2018

Emergency services helped to free a woman who became trapped in her car when the vehicle flipped onto its side and blocked the road.

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Suffolk Police
Saturday, January 6, 2018

A number of volunteer-led searches are set to take place as the hunt for missing student Sophie Smith continues.

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Sophie Smith
Friday, January 5, 2018

A councillor has told how his public position enabled him to overcome depression and restore his self-esteem after he lost his vision and was left unable to work.

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Peter Aldous
Thursday, January 4, 2018

A state-of-the-art day care centre for adults with special needs and learning difficulties has risen from the ashes of a disused medical centre in Oulton.

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Thursday, January 4, 2018

A missing 81-year-old man from Wangford has been found safe.

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