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Paul Easter filming for the sequel with his dog Shuck.

It is a legend that has haunted East Anglia since the middle ages. And now the tale of the ferocious hell hound Black Shuck is being brought to life in a film.

Lowestoft Palmers Store

One of Lowestoft’s best-known department stores is holding a huge sale so it can clear £2million worth of stock ahead of a major revamp.

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Peter Colby.
Picture: James Bass

It has been revealed that Waveney Distict Council is to pull out of its deal to buy the former Sanyo site, saying the manufacturer did not clear the site as agreed. Here people involved in the town give their reaction.

Peter Colby
X Factor finalist Sam Callahan visits Ormiston Denes Academy. PHOTO: Nick Butcher

It was a bit different to performing in front of millions on live TV as an X-Factor finalist.

Ormiston Denes Academy
Andy Wood, chief executive of Adnams.

Southwold brewer Adnams has pledged to support the pub industry by freezing its beer prices for the rest of this year.

Adnams

Three fire crews were called after a car flipped onto its roof close to the Blue Boar pub in Oulton.

Suffolk Police
Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

Two men have been charged with a number of offences after they were arrested on suspicion of burglary in Lowestoft.

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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.

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.

Norwich
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
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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.

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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.

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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

Students from Flegg High School are transferring to Rydell for their latest production - Grease.

Flegg High School students are transferring to Rydell High for their latest production - Grease.

Auctioneer Mike Sarson at The Maddermarket Theatre's auction of props, costumes and curiosities.
PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Everything from the White Witch’s sleigh to vintage costumes to leopard puppets went under the hammer at an auction which raised nearly £2,000 for Norwich’s Maddermarket Theatre.

Emma Knights
Costa Biography Award Winner Helen MacDonald is among the writers taking part in the event. Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire.

A group of writers will be taking part in a special event this week celebrating a poet who was inspired by the art and landscape of East Anglia.

University of East Anglia
Scenes from the 2016 Chinese New Year Celebrations held at King's Lynn Town Hall. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Weeks of celebrations are underway in Norfolk as people welcome the start of the Chinese New Year today.

West Norfolk
Dame Joan Collins attending the World Premiere of Spectre. Photo credit : Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

An international superstar is set to appear on one of Norwich’s biggest stages in a special, one-woman show.

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Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

Wroxham, blue, need all the help they can get at the moment. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Wroxham will be hoping for a helping hand from their Norfolk Ryman League rivals as they look to climb immediately back out of the relegation zone.

Callum Taylor in action for England U19s during their World Cup quarter-final defeat to Sri Lanka. Picture: ICC

England’s youngsters were beaten by Sri Lanka in their quarter-final meeting at the Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh, despite a fine knock from Norfolk’s Callum Taylor.

United Kingdom
Action from Dereham Town v Brentwood Town at Aldiss Park - Sam Borrer on the ball. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Skipper Sam Borrer smashed in a 17-minute hat-trick as Dereham battled back to claim all three points.

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Wroxham slipped into the relegation zone – and their survival task doesn’t get any easier.

St Andrews regained top spot with a 2-1 win at Reepham Town thanks to goals from Haydn Davis and Michael Capleton

Lynn's Lee Smith up against Redditch United's captain Jamey Osborne. Picture: Ian Burt

Lee Stevenson scored a worldy winner and then was one of three players who got sent off as Lynn won a bad-tempered affair at The Walks.

King's Lynn Town
Carl Wilkinson. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

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

King's Lynn
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.

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