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Classical singer Russell Watson is one of the world’s most prominent tenors, having sold over seven millions albums worldwide.

Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

A pedestrian in her 40s suffered a leg injury after a collision involving a blue hatchback car in Lowestoft.

Suffolk Police
BACK THEN: In December 2013, flood water breaches the pier forecourt at Cromer. Photo: Duncan Abel.

Communities along sections of the east coast are bracing themselves for possible flooding, as emergency services and local authorities continue to monitor weather conditions.

Suffolk County Council
Ethan Ellis from Beccles found Poppy by the side of the road in Wood Lane, Mutford. Photo: Suffolk Police

A baby goat who went missing from a petting zoo in Oulton Broad has been found safe and well five miles away.

(Left) Liberal Democrats MP Norman Lamb, (Middle) Labour MP Clive Lewis (Right) Conservative MP Richard Bacon

As chancellor George Osborne sets out his spending plans this week, we ask regional politicians from the main parties how they would tackle the deficit.

George Osborne
Simon Partridge,  Director of the How Hill Trust.  Picture: James Bass

A shake-up of the way tourism is promoted on the Broads could be on the horizon.

Broads Authority
The Adnams Southwold 10K run

Hundreds of dedicated runners took part in the annual Adnams Southwold 10k run.


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Lowestoft Sport

Yesterday, 14:55
FA Vase

The third of five scheduled matches involving our area’s semi-professional clubs this evening has been called off.

The Planters are our area's only remaining side in the FA Vase after Gorleston, green, and Kirkley & Pakefield exited the competition on Saturday. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

Norwich United will make a second attempt at staging their FA Vase clash against Hullbridge Sports this evening.

National League North Football action between Lowestoft Town and Stockport County. Jake Reed shoots for goal.

Shaun Bammant was literally head and shoulders above the rest as he helped Lowestoft Town recover from a nightmare start to hold promotion chasing Stockport County to a 2-2 draw at Crown Meadow.

Norwich City
Joel Watts scored a hat-trick for Gorleston. Picture: David Hardy

The east coast wasn’t the place to be for good weather or bright news for teams in the FA Vase.

Robbie Harris
Action from The Halls as Ryan Walsh, left, takes on Craig Poxton in an exhibition bout. Pictures: ANTONY KELLY

Sam Sexton turned up the heat in his bid to rejoin the upper echelons of the British heavyweight ranks last night.


Norfolk and Suffolk Entertainment

Stephen Frys career will be celebrated with a one-hour television special on BBC Two this Christmas. Photo: Ian West/PA Wire

Stephen Fry’s career will be celebrated with a one-hour television special on BBC Two this Christmas.

The Garage spring season 2016: Crazy Glue. Photo: Idil Sukan.

From a show set against the backdrop of the famous 1953 floods to a roller coaster of romance, an array of theatrical treats have been announced for The Garage’s new season.

United Kingdom
Comedian and writer Karl Minns: Looking forward to the 20th anniversary Nimmo Twins shows.

Tickets go on sale today for the show which marks 20 years of mirth and mayhem from Norfolk’s Nimmo Twins. As the duo (plus ‘silent twin’ Nigel) prepare for next summer’s 20-year celebration at Norwich Theatre Royal, STACIA BRIGGS put 20 questions to the show’s writer, Karl Minns.

United Kingdom
Spirit of Charity ( Helen McDermott), Spirit of Vanity (Jilly Johnson) and BC during the 2001 production of Mother Goose.

We have delved into our archive to dig-out these photos of pantomimes at the Theatre Royal going back to 1995.

Star Quality at the Maddermarket Theatre. Photo: Sean Owen.

Backstage takes centre stage in the latest production at Norwich’s Maddermarket Theatre.


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Matt Jarry-Ryan’s brace of tries in Holt's win at Basildon put him on 108 tries in 108 games.

Holt ran out deserved winners in Essex, with the bonus point moving their league tally to 26 points, just five short of top spot.

Diss succumbed to their first league defeat of the season in a match that they should have had sewn up by half-time.

Chris Parrott in possession for Norwich on Saturday as the weather turns nasty at Beeston Hyrne. Picture: ANDY MICKLETHWAITE

After the wonderfully committed performance to draw 3-3 at Diss the previous week, Norwich were brought down to earth by a very competent Saffron Walden side.

Steven Barnes proudly displays the Union Jack flag in Australia.

Determined Steven Barnes is refusing to rest on his laurels despite a stunning Great Britain debut.

FA Trophy action from King's Lynn Town v Belper Town at the Walks - Lee Stevenson after the ball. Picture: Matthew Usher.

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