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A fire in a bedroom of a townhouse in Southwold was tackled by two crews last night (Monday).

John Hanson and his wife Dawn pictured outside Downing Street with his Hanuted Skies book.

A retired police officer who has written a number of books based on potential UFO sightings is appealing for information to help with his latest book- which includes a number of tales from Lowestoft.

Olympic Bronze medal winner, Anthony Ogogo, is supporting a new project. Picture: Nick Butcher

A new sports project set up to encourage more young mums and older people in Lowestoft to get active has been supported by boxing star Anthony Ogogo.

Phil Aves
Brian Wooden, David Ritchie, Tom Kittle, Stephen Ardley, Ken Rodgers, John Peek and Eric Smith at the Woodturners event. Picture: Mick Howes

A woodturners group officially opened its new training workshop thanks to funding from a Big Lottery grant.

Picture: James Bass

A man in his 30s remains in hospital after he was involved in a collision with a car in Pakefield.

Suffolk Police
Winifred Duncan celebrates her 100th birthday with her family.

Surrounded by her friends and family, Winifred “Winnie” Duncan celebrated her 100th birthday on Tuesday.

Firefighters used two breathing apparatus to put out a car fire in Lowestoft.


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Lowestoft Sport


King’s Lynn Town will try to pick themselves up from their FA Cup heartbreak at Barton Rovers this evening.

Wymondham are dreaming of a glorious Women's FA Cup run.

Giant-killing Wymondham Town will have to do it all again if they wish to progress in the Women’s FA Cup.

Christy Finch, right, celebrates finding the net during his Gorleston days. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

Striker Christy Finch has signed a contract with Ryman League Premier Division Leiston.

Lowestoft Town manager Ady Gallagher (left) hold his head in his hand as Referee Shaun Hudson (right) send Lowestoft Town Coach Dan Gleeson to the stand during the National League North match at Tameside Stadium, Ashton-under-Lyne
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Lowestoft Town endured the Non-League Day from hell after three men were given their marching orders and Curzon ran riot.

Harry Burgoyne
Norwich United are flying high again.

Champions Norwich United recorded their biggest win of the season to extend their lead at the top of the Premier Division.

Damian Hilton

Lowestoft Events

Anthony Ogogo gets hugged after being voted of BBC1's Strictly Come Dancing. Photo by: Guy Levy/BBC/PA Wire .

Anthony Ogogo said he would like to take on the Strictly judges in the boxing ring after they were “harsh” on him as he became the second contestant to leave this year’s competition.

Peter Andre
Anthony Ogogo and Ainsley Harriott faced the dance off. PIC: Guy Levy/BBC

Anthony Ogogo has become the second contestant to leave this year’s Strictly Come Dancing competition.

Bruno Tonioli
Anthony Ogogo; PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Photo credit: BBC/PA Wire

With a global audience of millions and an East Anglian crown to retain, Strictly Come Dancing is back on the dance floor once again.

Caroline Flack
The Marina Theatre in Lowestoft: family pantomime Sleeping Beauty.
Rustie Lee (The Lilac Fairy).

Picture: James Bass

For many, those familiar calls of: “Oh no he didn’t” and: “He’s behind you” are as much a part of Christmas as carol singers and turkey dinners.


Norfolk and Suffolk Entertainment

Dame Shirley Bassey and Blake, featuring Humphrey Berney from Hockering second from right next to Dame Shirley, have recorded a Christmas song

He’s a Norfolk-raised singer in a boyband and she is a national treasure but together they hope to make sweet music and reap this year’s Christmas number one.

United Kingdom
The 2014 East Anglian Book Awards Winners

The shortlist for the 2015 Jarrolds/EDP East Anglian Book Awards, the showcase for the region’s best creative talent, has been announced.

Paint Out Norwich. Left to right, artist Brian Korteling and event founders James Colman and Will Buckley.

Dozens of artists are set to descend upon Norwich next week for an open-air painting competition – and budding painters of all ages and abilities are also being invited to join them for a special event at Mousehold Heath.

Houghton Hall illuminated as part of LightScape: James Turrell at Houghton. Photo: Hugo Glendinning.

About 20,000 people have enjoyed the latest major art show at north Norfolk’s Houghton Hall - and now there are just two weeks left to see the striking exhibition that even turns the hall itself into an innovative piece of contemporary art.

The 2015 tour of An Inspector Calls is coming to Norwich Theatre Royal in December. Photo by Mark Douet.

Local volunteer actors are being given the chance perform in a professional production of An Inspector Calls when the show comes to Norwich Theatre Royal.


Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

King's Lynn Stars' stadium is called the Adrian Flux Arena. Picture: IAN BURT

Motor insurance brokers Adrian Flux have signed a three-year deal to become title sponsor of Cardiff’s British Grand Prix.

King's Lynn
Will Hodgson touches down for Walsham against Barking. Picture: HYWEL JONES

North Walsham kept their line intact in an eight try romp against Barking at Scottow, the scoring being evenly distributed between the forwards and three-quarters, writes Graham Price.

Diss have been on the ball so far this season.

Diss maintained their winning start to the season with yet another emphatic performance away from home.

Gresham's School rugby player Harry Simmons.

England’s dreams of World Cup glory may be over but the tournament has created a breakthrough opportunity for Norfolk teenager Harry Simmons.

Dereham's Rhys Logan, left, was the star of his side's 2-0 derby win at Wroxham last month. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Just a fortnight after renewing acquaintances Dereham Town and Wroxham will go head-to-head once again this evening.


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