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Darren Newman
Lowestoft 2015 pancake races

A record-equalling 20 teams and eight mascots will battle it out for the honours in next week’s annual Lowestoft pancake day race.

Ipswich Crown Court.

A Suffolk man who persuaded a schoolgirl to take off her clothes in a forest and then took indecent pictures of her has been jailed for four years.

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Lowestoft Rising change manager Phil Aves.

Oil and gas workers have been reassured there are job opportunities in Lowestoft after it was revealed hundreds of people along the east coast have lost their jobs in the industry.

New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership
The Health Secretary will detail how the drive towards a paperless NHS

Jeremy Hunt is to announce a £4.2 billion investment to bring the NHS into the digital age.

NHS
Pancakes with sugar and lemon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday February 12, 2013. Photo credit should read: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

It’s Shrove Tuesday next week - so here’s how to make some really simple, tasty pancakes.

Christine Allen and Kamal Aryal. Staff at the James Paget University Hospital (JPUH) have been presented with a hand carved frame from Nepal to thank them for their generosity in helping the Nepal Earthquake Appeal. Photo: Submitted

Staff at the James Paget University Hospital (JPUH) have been presented with a hand carved frame from Nepal to thank them for their generosity in helping the Nepal Earthquake Appeal.

Christine Allen
A Newfoundlands in Need appeal was held in Lowestoft town centre alll day on Saturday. Pictures: MICK HOWES

It started off as a fund-raising event to celebrate the life of Boe – a much-loved pet dog.

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Damian Hilton
Matt Blake, 10, will be hoping to fire Norwich United to another victory this afternoon. Picture: STEVE ADAMS

Norwich United can take another giant step towards retaining their Premier Division crown by seeing off one of the chasing pack’s top sides.

Michael Spillane's return has provided Lowestoft with a timely boost. Picture: MARK CHAPPELL/FOCUS IMAGES

The return of Michael Spillane will go a long way to compensating for the loss of Jack Ainsley, according to Lowestoft Town boss Ady Gallagher.

Andrew Fisk
Jack Ainsley has walked away from struggling National League North Lowestoft Town. Picture: RUSSELL HART/FOCUS IMAGES

Lowestoft have been rocked by the surprise departure of Jack Ainsley.

Jack Ainsley
Harvey Hodd of Lowestoft Town sees a shot on goal saved by Dave Carnell of FC United of Manchester during the National League North match at Broadhurst Park, Moston
Picture by Matt Wilkinson/Focus Images Ltd 07814 960751
23/01/2016

Many of Lowestoft Town’s away trips this season will be tough enough at the best of times and the journey to the fantastic Broadhurst Park was set to be no exception.

Danny Crow
Jake Reed will be a Lowestoft absentee at FC United. Picture: DAVID HORN/FOCUS IMAGES

Lowestoft Town will be without star striker Jake Reed for this afternoon’s trip to FC United.

Chris Henderson

Lowestoft Events

Events such as Thursday's Harry Potter Night have helped libraries become a hub for the community

People in Suffolk are today being urged people to back their local library – or risk losing them.

London
The ensemble of the Kessingland Players 2016 pantomime Robin Hood and the Babes in the Woods. Picture: Mick Howes

All the wonder of Sherwood Forest will be coming to a stage in Kessingland this week.

Kessingland
Dress rehearsal  of the Southwold and Reydon panto Beauty and the Beast.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

“Oh yes it is!”

Southwold
Lee Mead is coming to the Marina Theatre this year with his brand new show ‘'Some Enchanted Evening'’.

He has appeared in some of the most popular West End musicals and has built a worldwide following due to his distinctive voice.

Lowestoft
Southwold Arts Festival 2015: street festival.
Punch and Judy show.

Picture: James Bass

A popular week-long festival is launching a new scheme for fans to get even more out of the event.

Reydon

Norfolk and Suffolk Entertainment

Artist Susan Gunn at her new show at Mandells Gallery in Norwich.
 Picture: ANTONY KELLY.

Finding beauty in cracks and flaws is a key inspiration for artist Susan Gunn, and a new Norwich exhibition showcases some of the highlights of her striking works from the past decade.

Norwich
Farmers market at Creak Abbey . Photo: Jake Sugden

There’s lots happening in Norfolk this weekend. Make sure you don’t miss the best events with our weekend guide.

The Night of Spells at Waterstones for Harry Potter Book Night. Chanting spells from a spells book, from left, Edie Kimbley-Shave, eight; Esmêe Norton, eight, and Catriona Gillespie, seven. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The magical world of Harry Potter enchanted a Norwich bookshop as fans of the boy wizard enjoyed A Night Of Spells.

Norwich
Bradley Waterman, from Norwich, who will be appearing on The Voice.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

A musician who only started performing three years ago will have his first taste of fame this weekend as he appears on The Voice.

BBC
Ian Waite and Camilla Dallerup from BBC's Strictly Come Dancing. Picture: SUBMITTED

For one night only, Cromer Pier’s Pavilion Theatre is inviting dance fans to join Ian Waite and Camilla Dallerup from the BBC’s hit show Strictly Come Dancing.

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Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

Lynn's Lee Smith up against Redditch United's captain Jamey Osborne. Picture: Ian Burt

Lee Stevenson scored a worldy winner and then was one of three players who got sent off as Lynn won a bad-tempered affair at The Walks.

King's Lynn Town
Carl Wilkinson. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

King’s Lynn have got themselves out of a real muddle by making a reserve switch.

King's Lynn
Matt Blake, 10, will be hoping to fire Norwich United to another victory this afternoon. Picture: STEVE ADAMS

Norwich United can take another giant step towards retaining their Premier Division crown by seeing off one of the chasing pack’s top sides.

Damian Hilton
Lee Stevenson scored in Lynn's last outing at Chippenham. Picture: FOCUS IMAGES

Gary Setchell is refusing to downplay the importance of King’s Lynn Town’s latest Southern League Premier examination.

Gary Setchell
Interim boss Chris Wigger has overseen two defeats since filling the void left by Stewart Larter at Wroxham. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

After two defeats in their last two games, including a heartbreaking 4-3 injury-time loss against Redbridge last Saturday, Wroxham meet another team in the drop-zone, writes Adrian Gowling.

Ryman League North
Matt Cook. Picture: SUBMITTED

Dereham Town boss Matt Henman is looking at the bigger picture after his side’s play-off hopes appear to have died, writes Rene Kendal.

non-league
City of Norwich under-15 girls retained their title after winning gold at the South of England Cross Country Championships at a muddy Parliament Hills in London. Picture: Submitted

The under-15 girls team at City of Norwich Athletics Club (Conac) have been celebrating after retaining their title at the South of England Cross Country Championships.

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Charlotte Savage who just one of 16 female referees affiliated to Norfolk FA.
PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Charlotte Savage tells sports reporter GAVIN CANEY why she is enjoying life as a young referee.

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