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Lowestoft Magistrates Court.  Picture: James Bass

A special constable has appeared in court accused of obtaining and disclosing personal data without consent.

Court report

A man who has admitted downloading child porn will be sentenced later this month.

John Devaux
Darren Boyd pictured with his family

An inquest into the death of a popular footballer and much-loved father-of-two has been opened and adjourned.

Darren Boyd
Anthony Benson-Smith, who died after a car crash in Mettingham.

An inquest into the death of an “inspirational” teacher has been opened and adjourned.

Abellio Greater Anglia charity train days. Driver Mike Lloyd, left, and head of corporate affairs Jonathan Denby with a Class 37 diesel locomotive. 
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

They are throwback to the dawn of diesel on Britain’s railways.

Great Yarmouth
Oscar Fitzgerald has been jailed for eight years after he raped a 12-year-old girl. Picture: Suffolk Police

A Lowestoft man has been jailed for eight years after he raped a 12-year-old girl he met online.

Ipswich Crown Court
Lowestoft lifeboat crew carry match ball at Carrow Road. Picture: MICK HOWES/RNLI

Walking onto a Premier League football ground and carrying the match ball could be the stuff that dreams are made of for some.

Premier League

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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.

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

Neville Staple is performing at the Norwich venue Open on Saturday night.

Here is a quick guide to events taking place in Norwich on this Saturday night:

United Kingdom
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.

University of East Anglia
Author Cressida Cowell joins Norwich School pupils in the A Vikings Guide to Deadly Dragons exhibition at Norwich Castle Museum. 
PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY.

From dressing as a Viking to inventing your own fantastical creatures, visitors to Norwich Castle can have fun delving into the land of dragons created by children’s author Cressida Cowell.

United Kingdom
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

Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

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
Carl Wilkinson. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

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

King's Lynn
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.

Dylan Edge
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.

Non-league
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.

United Kingdom
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.

Norwich City
England's Ben Youngs in action during the Rugby World Cup at Twickenham Stadium, London. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire.

England have selected Danny Care at scrum-half and Joe Marler at loosehead prop for Saturday’s RBS Six Nations match against Scotland.

United Kingdom

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