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The scene after the flat fire in Roman Road, Lowestoft. Photo: George Ryan

A bricklayer who lost his life in a flat fire in Lowestoft may have gone back inside his burning home, an inquest has heard.

Waveney District Council's Riverside headquarters. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

A vision to create a new “super district” along the east coast is another step closer to becoming a reality after two cabinets agreed to merge their councils.

Sonia Barker
Some of the ECCH staff and clinicians who have moved into their new headquarters at Hamilton House in Lowestoft.Picture: MICK HOWES

An exciting new era has begun for a community healthcare provider.

NHS
The Ashley School, Lowestoft has been awarded Outstanding status by Ofsted. Headteacher Sally Garrett.

Children and staff at a Lowestoft special school are celebrating after receiving a top of the class ‘outstanding’ rating from Ofsted inspectors.

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Seagull Theatre manager Karen Read is looking to raise funds to fix the theatre roof. 

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Organisers of a new theatrical show are calling on the fishing community of Waveney to offer their real life stories for inclusion in their production.

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Picture: ARCHANT

Police have arrested three men as part of the proactive work to tackle the supply of drugs in the Lowestoft area.

Suffolk Police
Photo credit: Dave Thompson/PA

Emergency services attended Kessingland beach today after a member of the public discovered a smoke mortar bomb in the sand dunes.

Suffolk Police

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Lowestoft Sport

Sunday, January 22, 2017
Andrew Fisk
Lowestoft Town boss Ady Gallagher.

Lowestoft Town slipped to a heavy defeat on the road as Folkestone’s Sam Hasler and Jordan Wright ran riot against the Trawlerboys.

Aaron Jones in action Stateside. Picture: Clemson Athletics

Four years ago Aaron Jones was mulling over a one-year offer from Notts County, having just been released by Ipswich Town.

Ipswich Town
Jake Reed was at the double at Harlow Town for Lowestoft Town.

Lowestoft Town got back to winning ways in impressive fashion as two Jake Reed goals helped them to an impressive victory in Essex.

Ady Gallagher
Lowestoft Town manager Ady Gallagher. Picture: Focus Images

Lowestoft Town will be hoping to put their enforced rest at the weekend to good use when they travel to Harlow Town this evening.

Ady Gallagher
Lowestoft Town's scheduled match with Mertsham was called off after a pitch inspection on Friday night.

Lowestoft Town boss Ady Gallagher has warned supporters not to expect too much, too soon from Belgian winger Aristote Amisi Kameneno.

Lowestoft Events

Seagull Theatre manager Karen Read is looking to raise funds to fix the theatre roof. 

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Organisers of a new theatrical show are calling on the fishing community of Waveney to offer their real life stories for inclusion in their production.

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Marina Theatre and Cinema in Lowestoft, Suffolk. Picture by Mick Howes

There are sure to be plenty of thrills and spills at the Marina Theatre this week as The Lowestoft Players begin their production of Snow White.

Lowestoft Players
Rob Houchen

There will be entertainment aplenty for all to enjoy at The Seagull Theatre this month.

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Marina Theatre and Cinema in Lowestoft, Suffolk. Picture by Mick Howes

An exciting programme of entertainment at the Marina Theatre begins with a visit from Waveney Sinfonia this week.

Lowestoft
Upcoming shows at the Seagull Theatre. Vanishing Man. Photo: Seagull Theatre

A packed programme of entertainment is set to thrill audiences at The Seagull Theatre this month.

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Norfolk and Suffolk Entertainment

Anglia Square Norwich  Photo : Steve Adams

Civic watchdog the Norwich Society has suggested that Anglia Square could be a good location for what it has described as a “much-needed concert hall” for the city.

Norwich Arts Centre
Anglia Square.
PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Civic watchdog the Norwich Society has suggested that Anglia Square could be a good location for a new purpose-built concert hall for the city.

Norwich City Council
Performers in Hethersett Pantomime Group’s 2017 production of Sleeping Beauty. Picture: Hethersett Pantomime Group

Hethersett Pantomime Group’s 2017 production of Sleeping Beauty combines fun, charity and memories.

Performers in the Attleborough Players' production of The Jungle Book. Picture: ATTLEBOROUGH PLAYERS

The cast and crew from the Attleborough Players are venturing deep into the jungle for their upcoming pantomime.

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry at Open. Photo by Steve Hunt

An icon of Left-wing politics and activism, Billy Bragg has long been a favourite of many as evidenced by a packed out venue at Open, in Norwich on a cold Sunday evening in January.

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Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

Pairs Champions Les Gillett and Jason Greenslade (centre) with runners-up Dan Salmon (left) and Damian Doubler after yesterday’s final. Picture: David Rhys Jones

In a remarkable final, in which the winning shot was played with the very last bowl of the match, the Anglo-Welsh combination of Les Gillett and Jason Greenslade defeated the all-Welsh duo Dan Salmon and Damian Doubler 7-7, 8-6 to win the Just World Indoor Pairs title at Potters Resort.

Hunny Bell Cross Country Charity race in aid of BREAK on the Stody Estate. Runners and Volunteers from the Hunny Bell Cross Country Race. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Runners are being invited to line up for one of the county’s best and toughest races.

Cohen Bramall pictured during his time at Nantwich Town FC in the 2014-2015
 season. Picture: NANTWICH TOWN FC.

There’s more where that came from – that’s Norfolk-based agent Dan Chapman’s message to professional clubs after Cohen Bramall’s fairytale move to Arsenal.

Norfolk
Dereham v Romford
Byline: Sonya Duncan
Copyright: Archant 2017

Dereham went down to a narrow defeat at home to Romford as the Magpies’ search for consistency goes on.

Matt Henman

Gorleston bounced back from last week’s drubbing by beating Ipswich Wanderers 2-1 – but were made to work hard for their three points.

Wroxham gave their survival hopes a boost with a thrilling win over Thamesmead.

Alfie Hewett is preparing for the Australian Open. Picture: Akira Ando

Alfie Hewett will face world number two Stephane Houdet in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open men’s wheelchair singles on Wednesday.

George Russell during an FIA Formula 3 European Championship Test Vallelunga in Italy. Picture: Thomas Suer

Norfolk’s George Russell has moved a significant step closer to his Formula One dream – by being signed up by the world champions.

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