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A memorial service will be held to remember two men who died in a house fire.

Friends and neighbours have expressed shock and sadness following a house fire in Lowestoft which killed two men, one of them a wheelchair user.

James Paget University Hospital

Emergency services were called to an incident at Woods Loke Primary School in Lowestoft after pupils sustained minor injuries when liquid leaked from a stress toy.

A man accused of raping a woman after a night out in Lowestoft has claimed that she had wanted to have sex with him and his friend, and had pointed out an alleyway where it could take place, a court has heard.

Ipswich Crown Court

People are being encouraged to buy “shares” to help raise the cash needed to turn the former Southwold Hospital into a community project.

Southwold Hospital

Locals and visitors alike have been flocking to Southwold for the town’s annual Arts Festival.

Members of Lions clubs – including those in Lowestoft, Beccles, Bungay, Southwold and Halesworth – joined up with representatives from Wymondham and Sheringham for a special event to celebrate a landmark occasion.

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Lowestoft Sport

Saturday, June 24, 2017

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you CALLUM SPRINGALL’s learnings from 2017 Azerbaijan Formula 1 Grand Prix in Baku.

Pride of place for Kensington Gardens must go to the Sunshine League team who had an impressive 58-37 shot win (6-0) over Beccles Caxton.

United Kingdom

A magnificent mixed relay team triumph, a county age category champion, age category victories and personal best times were all part of a successful spell for Waveney Valley AC’s senior athletes.

A squad of 12 Phoenix Karate Schools students along with coaches, instructors and parents attended the KKO Open Karate Championships in Liverpool.


Mark Richards of VC Baracchi took fourth place in the East District Cycling Association 25-mile championship on A47 dual carriageways near King’s Lynn.

Mark Richards

Lowestoft Events

The school summer break is nearly upon us and with it comes the constant challenge of how to keep the kids entertained. With a view to being prepared, we have put together a selection of activities and clubs taking place across East Anglia this summer.


A classical music extravaganza kicks off an exciting programme of events at the Marina Theatre in Lowestoft.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

A star-studded line up of performers have taken to the stage for a special show at Ivy House Country Hotel in Oulton Broad.

People can watch how Norwich City Football Club was transformed into Take That’s Wonderland in a newly-released video.

United Kingdom

I can’t tell you much about Talking Scarlet’s production of this Brian Clemens’ thriller except that it’s very good.


Norfolk and Suffolk Entertainment

The mother of a young girl who suffered a panic attack at the Little Mix concert in Newmarket has said she is “beyond grateful” to two Dereham heroes who came to her aid.


Latitude Festival’s Melvin Benn revealed he’s met with high-ranking officers of the Metropolitan Police in the wake of last month’s Manchester Arena attack and is in almost daily contact with counter-terrorism teams across the country.


Hedley Swain, South East area director for Arts Council England, the national body responsible for championing and developing art and culture, on why Norfolk is receiving £17 million from the organisation in National Portfolio Organisation funding.

New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership

Norfolk Museums Service and Norfolk and Norwich Festival are among the key arts organisations across the region celebrating confirmation of major funding securing the future of projects up to 2022.

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Looking for something different to do that doesn’t involve splashing the cash? Here’s our guide to some of the fun and completely free activities taking place across Norfolk this July...


Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

King’s Lynn’s Adrian Flux Arena will be packed to the rafters on Saturday night, as Great Britain look to go one better than last year, in this season’s Speedway World Cup. MIKE BACON takes a look at their hopes – and their opponents.

Danny King

King’s Lynn Stars let a six-point lead slip as they went down 48-42 in the second leg of their Knockout Cup tie with Wolverhampton at Monmore Green.

Old Buckenham Cricket Club is set to continue its proud tradition of welcoming touring teams from Australia.

United Kingdom

Norfolk’s Adams Trophy team destroyed a visiting North Essex side.

A group of 36 youngsters have been awarded certificates and belts following a successful grading at Wymondham Judo Club.

Two of Norfolk’s junior girls’ teams have been crowned national champions.

United Kingdom

Norfolk Over 60s have finally lifted the Challenge Shield after completing a home and away double against Kent Invicta.

Norfolk’s hopes in the Middleton Cup ended in dramatic fashion at County Arts.

Stars of Waveney

Friday, April 21, 2017

It was set up to celebrate real heroes from the community, and the annual Stars of Lowestoft and Waveney Awards are back for 2017.

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