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Environment Agency
Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

A flood alert has been issued for Southwold as high tide levels are expected along the Suffolk coast tonight.

THe Decorative Square art exhibition. Pictures: SUPPLIED

CREATIVE TALENTS: Artwork by students from Norwich University of the Arts is being exhibited at the Craft Co Gallery in Southwold.

East Anglian Air Ambulance. Photo: Bill Smith

A man in his 50s was airlifted to hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest in Lowestoft.

Lowestoft
Junior doctors on strike at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Junior doctors today say they are “fighting for the future of the NHS” as they strike action against the government, prompting disruption to hundreds of patients across the region.

David Cameron
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Rail passengers are being advised that buses will replace trains on the Lowestoft to Norwich line this Sunday (February 14).

Norwich
Pupils from Ashley School presented memory boxes to elderly residents. Picture: Supplied

MEMORY BOXES: School children have presented memory boxes to elderly members of the community as part of an annual project to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

Stephen Ardley
An East of England Ambulance Trust ambulance. Photograph Simon Parker

Figures have revealed the region’s ambulance service is continuing to fall short when responding to the most serious emergencies.

Therese Coffey

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Lowestoft Sport

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.

Ady Gallagher
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

Make a wish this half term at Bewilderwood.

It can be hard to keep your children occupied during the half term break. Take a look at our guide of activities happening in Norfolk over the next week.

United Kingdom
The Wells & Walsingham Light Railway are holding an I-Spy Trail this weekend and throughout the half-term. Picture: Ian Burt

Take a look at our guide for some of the activities taking place in Norfolk this weekend.

The Beaux’ Stratagem by George Farquhar is to be performed at Norwich's Maddermarket Theatre. Photo: Mark Ivan Benfield.

An 18th century comedy is set to take to the stage of Norwich’s Maddermarket Theatre next week.

Norwich
Sprowston High School student reheasing for their part in an RSC production of A Midsummer Night's Dream at Norwich Theatre Royal. RSC practitioner Sarah Downing with the students.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Pupils from Sprowston High School are getting ready to star alongside the Royal Shakespeare Company in a special production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Norwich
Students from Flegg High School are transferring to Rydell for their latest production - Grease.

Flegg High School students are transferring to Rydell High for their latest production - Grease.

Flegg High School

Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

England's Billy Vunipola breaks through the Scotland line during the 2016 RBS Six Nations match at BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh. Photo: Danny Lawson/PA Wire.

Easton & Otley College and Norwich RFC coach, Jonny O’Brien, looks ahead to round two of the Six Nations after an exciting start.

Ireland
Victoria Pendleton will ride at Fakenham racecourse later this month.

Victoria Pendleton looks set to make her hunter chase debut on Pacha Du Polder at Fakenham next Friday.

Norwich in action in last season's victory over Rochford Hundred.

Norwich Rugby Club has submitted a formal application for planning permission which would see it move into a new home at the University of East Anglia.

Wroxham, blue, need all the help they can get at the moment. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Wroxham will be hoping for a helping hand from their Norfolk Ryman League rivals as they look to climb immediately back out of the relegation zone.

Stewart Larter
Callum Taylor in action for England U19s during their World Cup quarter-final defeat to Sri Lanka. Picture: ICC

England’s youngsters were beaten by Sri Lanka in their quarter-final meeting at the Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh, despite a fine knock from Norfolk’s Callum Taylor.

United Kingdom
Action from Dereham Town v Brentwood Town at Aldiss Park - Sam Borrer on the ball. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Skipper Sam Borrer smashed in a 17-minute hat-trick as Dereham battled back to claim all three points.

Lewis Butcher

Wroxham slipped into the relegation zone – and their survival task doesn’t get any easier.

St Andrews regained top spot with a 2-1 win at Reepham Town thanks to goals from Haydn Davis and Michael Capleton

Harleston Town

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