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Two East Coast College catering students have returned from the opportunity of a lifetime after undertaking a work experience placement at the highly-regarded Hand and Flowers restaurant in Marlow.

Rapper Jake Aldridge and vocalist Steve Moyse, two of Suffolk’s rising stars, could get the opportunity to record with award-winning producer Billie Laurie who has previously worked with the likes of Sir Paul McCartney, the Bee Gees and Tina Turner.

With a busy bank holiday weekend ahead, and a prestigious British powerboating championships being contested on Oulton Broad, concerns have been raised after travellers set up camps in two car parks.

Holidaymakers will be pleased to know that more than 300 miles of roadworks are being lifted this bank holiday weekend.

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Keen to take advantage of sunny skies and high temperatures, East Anglia holidaymakers are flocking to the coast for the long weekend.

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This stunning shot of the marina in Vilamoura, Portugal, has won the Journal’s Picture of the Week.

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Rookery Park had the privilege of hosting the Eastern Regional Final of the Ladies’ England Golf Union event, the Bridgestone Chase Your Dream Trophy.

High water level on Oulton Broad combined with wind direction produced choppy conditions that effected all classes of racing last week.

There was another bumper turn-out from Waveney Valley AC at race two of the Great Yarmouth 5-mile promenade series, which attracted a field of 367 in testing conditions.

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Four Phoenix Karate Black Belts moved on to the next stage of their careers after completing a grading on Sunday.

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Great Yarmouth Town’s annual presentation evening was held at main sponsors the Grosvenor Casino.

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Latitude Festival is back in the beautiful surroundings of Henham Park in Suffolk this summer and we’ve got FIVE PAIRS of camping tickets to give away!

Stars from the world of stage and screen will perform at a charity show in Oulton Broad this weekend.

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A number of exciting films are set to hit the big screen at the Marina Theatre in Lowestoft during the half term week.

An eight-day celebration of the arts will be showcased next month.


He is best known for presenting popular CBeebies shows such as Razzledazzle and Let’s Celebrate.

Norfolk and Suffolk Entertainment

Latitude Festival is back in the beautiful surroundings of Henham Park in Suffolk this summer and we’ve got FIVE PAIRS of camping tickets to give away!

The 1990s rockers, fronted by Gavin Rossdale, judge on ITV’s The Voice, visit for one of just six dates in wake of new album, Black and White Rainbows.


All-singing, all-dancing shows, circus spectacle, a charming adaptation of The Secret Garden, TV favourites Ben & Holly brought to life and Horrible Histories just some of the treats on stage this Spring Bank holiday.

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Johnny Depp is stuck recycling one of his worst performances alongside Javier Bardem’s new villain in the latest in the franchise trying to right thibngs after the third and fourth voyages sprung leaks in their ramshackle screenplays and capsized.

Michael Dudok de Wit’s colourful fantasy about a nameless man left shipwrecked on a tropical island goes off in some mad directions but it still mesmerised.


Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

This year’s Freehold Trophy competition at Eaton Golf Club was a special occasion as it marked the 20th anniversary of the club’s purchase of the course.


I recently wrote about the changes in running and how it is a very different sport now compared to three or four decades ago.


The focus will be on the headwear as well as the golf next week when another Trilby Tour campaign gets under way at Bawburgh.

Great Witchingham face the ultimate challenge on Saturday as they attempt to get their Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League campaign back on track after a painful first defeat of the season.

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In less than 48 hours I will be on the start line for the Edinburgh Marathon – it’s a scary thought.


The Premiership Final brings down the curtain on the 15-a-side rugby union season on Saturday, but for Norfolk there’s another fixture in the calendar.


Norfolk turned in an excellent performance in the Eastern Counties Foursomes at Seacroft to claim a top-three finish.

Around 150 golfers have signed up for the popular Coronation Foursomes competition, which is being staged at Marriott Sprowston Manor on Sunday.

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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