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A mystery which has left drivers scratching their heads has been solved.

Fundraiser Zoiyar Cole has been crocheting poppies for the Royal British Legion.

Popular Pakefield fundraiser Zoiyar Cole has been kept busy with her latest special challenge.

Two tortoises have been stolen in Lowestoft. Picture: Suffolk Police

Two pet tortoises have gone missing from the back garden of a home in Carlton Colville on separate days.

Suffolk Police
Programme Name: Strictly Come Dancing 2015 - TX: 03/10/2015 - Episode: n/a (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: **LIVE SHOW** Anthony Ogogo, Otlile Mabuse - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Having been an EDP columnist for over a year I must admit I didn’t expect my next one to be about dancing.

Caroline Flack
Dictionary 4 Life project in Lowestoft.The photograph shows L-R: Rotarian David Price, Marie Rodwell, deputy head teacher at Pakefield Primary School, Rotarian Richard Morling and Suffolk County councillor Sonia Barker with some of the Pakefield pupils who had received their dictionaries.

Hundreds of dictionaries have been delivered to 21 primary schools in the Lowestoft area – thanks to the three town-based Rotary clubs.

Sonia Barker
Southwold library summer reading challeneg presenation.

Southwold youngsters received medals and certificates for completing this year’s summer reading challenge.

Michael Ladd
Ryan Jarvis (l) and Ross Jarvis (c)(r) of Lowestoft Town during the FA Cup Qualifying second round match. Now you could have your business emblazoned on the Lowestoft home kit. Picture by Mark Chappell/Focus Images Ltd.

Throughout the 2015/16 season, Lowestoft Town will come face to face with a number of established teams including Stockport County, Boston United and FC United of Manchester.


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Lowestoft Sport

Lowestoft Town

Lowestoft Town need to get back to basics as they look to arrest a run which has seen them win just one game in their last 11.

Gorleston will be hoping there are more celebrations to be had this afternoon.	Picture: DAVID HARDY

Gorleston boss Ricci Butler believes the pressures of modern life is making it even harder to manage a non-league side.


Norwich City’s excellent start to the new season continued on Saturday when they recorded a third straight win.

Norwich Dragons' player of the match Rachel King driving at the Bromley & Beckenham defence. Picture: SUBMITTED

Norwich City Ladies came out on top in a tough derby game against Norwich Dragons II to maintain their 100pc start in Division 1N.

Premier Division
The hockey season is well under way.

Broadland scored a goal after just 20 seconds in their Premier Division match against Norwich City II and then went two up – but they eventually had to settle for a point from a 2-2 draw.


Lowestoft Events

Anthony Ogogo; PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Photo credit: BBC/PA Wire

With a global audience of millions and an East Anglian crown to retain, Strictly Come Dancing is back on the dance floor once again.

Caroline Flack
The Marina Theatre in Lowestoft: family pantomime Sleeping Beauty.
Rustie Lee (The Lilac Fairy).

Picture: James Bass

For many, those familiar calls of: “Oh no he didn’t” and: “He’s behind you” are as much a part of Christmas as carol singers and turkey dinners.


Norfolk and Suffolk Entertainment

Artist Neil Pittaway with some of his work on show in the Shakespeare Barn at the King's Lynn Arts Centre. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Each piece captures history from around the world form an exhibition at King’s Lynn Arts Centre.

King's Lynn
Scottish comedian Fred MacAulay is performing in Norwich tonight.

Here’s a quick guide to events taking place in Norwich tonight.

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

London musicians the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment will be performing at the medieval church in Trunch on Saturday at 7.30pm.

North Norfolk District Council
He Had Hairy Hands

A horror comedy which won a top award at the Edinburgh Festival fringe is being staged at Sheringham.

He Had Hairy Hands by Kill The Beast

Carry on screaming with 1970s detective werewolf mystery He Had Hairy Hands, plus Lesley Garrett, an improvised musical and a celebration of Mozart wind pieces. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this week.


Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

Gorleston will be hoping there are more celebrations to be had this afternoon.	Picture: DAVID HARDY

Gorleston boss Ricci Butler believes the pressures of modern life is making it even harder to manage a non-league side.

Matt Halliday, right, has been playing with some younger Wroxham team-mates of late. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Boss Stewart Larter will not turn his back on the youngsters who have done depleted Wroxham proud in recent weeks.

Payton Swatman returns for Dereham today. Picture: MICK HOWES

Dereham will be aiming to get back to winning ways when they entertain Cheshunt, writes Rene Kendal.

Nathan Wells with his collection of medals and trophies.

In the latest of our updates from Young Norfolk Sports Academy athletes, swimmer Nathan Wells provides an update on his progress – including three national gold medals

Norwich School
Anthony Ogogo is appearing in the 13th series of BBC's Strictly Come Dancing.

Anthony Ogogo insists boxing will always be his number one priority despite starring in hit BBC show, Strictly Come Dancing.

Anthony Ogogo

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