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Lowestoft boxer Anthony Ogogo will be back on the dance floor next week after safely making it through the first live eviction of Strictly Come Dancing.

Dot Ridley claims to have seen a nun on her sofa in Oulton Broad

It is not every day that your husband goes off to make a cup of tea and a nun suddenly appears on your sofa.

Waveney MP Peter Aldous. Picture: James Bass

Waveney MP Peter Aldous has backed the first ever mass switch to clean energy.

Peter Aldous
Lowestoft College UCS Graduation ceremony at St Margarets Church.
Reece Ritchie.

Picture: James Bass

Students from University Campus Suffolk (UCS) Lowestoft have donned mortar boards and gowns for this year’s graduation ceremony.

Lowestoft College
Mark Smith is running a series of races to raise money for the Unity Centre.

A dedicated volunteer with a passion for long distance running has set himself a target of raising £2,000 by taking part in a number of challenging races.

Stacey Ellis, Cathy House and Lizzie Ellis with a picture of Neil House and their medals.

When Lizzie Ellis and her daughter Stacey set out on their 31-mile Thames Path Challenge walk, their goal was to raise as much money as possible for the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

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Diss Town’s history is steeped in FA Vase tradition – but that will matter not a jot to the side they take on this afternoon.

Erkan Okay is eligible again for Lowestoft Town this afternoon. Picture: IAN WADKINS/FOCUS IMAGES

Lowestoft Town boss Ady Gallagher is certain he has enough talent in his squad to ensure the Blues don’t get dragged into a relegation scrap this season.

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Chris Henderson of Lowestoft Town is yellow carded during the FA Cup Qualifying second round match at Nyewood Lane, Bognor Regis
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Former Norwich City midfielder Michael Spillane has signed for Lowestoft. 
Photo: Nick Butcher

Former Norwich City midfielder Michael Spillane has been included in the Lowestoft Town squad for today’s FA Cup second qualifying round clash at Bognor Regis Town.

Ady Gallagher
Kirkley & Pakefield manager Gaven Tipple.

One of the biggest matches in the history of Kirkley & Pakefield will be held at Walmer Road today, when the Royals attempt to reach the third qualifying round of the FA Cup for the first time.

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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.

Myleene Klass Norfolk 3

Celebrity Myleene Klass has returned to her home county in an emotional BBC documentary about the Norwich Blitz.


Norfolk and Suffolk Entertainment

Dance action during the Bollywood filming on Cromer pier.

Tourists tend to flock to Cromer pier to enjoy the sites of the sea, the sounds of gulls, to try some fish and chips and maybe a spot of ice-cream.

Lesley Storey, president of the Great Yarmouth and District Society of Artists who are holding their annual exhibition at the library.

Picture: James Bass

Surging seas, local landmarks, quirky canvases - and for the first time life drawings - are among colourful works on display at one of Norfolk’s oldest artistic society’s annual exhibition.

The GoGoDragons! Auction event at the Forum. Auctioneer Mike Sarson takes bids for Scorcher. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich’s GoGoDragons! raised an incredible sum of money for children’s charity Break and now the colourful clan is flying off to homes old and new.

Local girl, Amie Howes, 21, as Snow White in this year's Theatre Royal pantomine. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

It may sound like a fairy tale, but for Amie Howes her dream really has come true.

Emily Yallop One Direction

A little girl is “smiling again” after One Direction answered her father’s plea for help.

Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

One if the groups sets off for the Norfolk Sportive cycle event at Easton College. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Five hundred cyclists gave their legs a season-closing workout when they took part in a sold-out ride across south Norfolk.

Lynn's Sam Mulready. Picture: Ian Burt

Striker Sam Mulready kept up his hot streak at The Walks by bagging a brace to inspire Lynn to a deserved victory.

King's Lynn Town
England's Ben Youngs during a captain's run at Twickenham Stadium, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday October 2, 2015. See PA story RUGBYU England. Photo credit should read: Adam Davy/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Use subject to restrictions. Editorial use only. No commercial use. No use in books or print sales without prior permission. Call +44 (0)1158 447447 for further information.

Ben Youngs has urged England to give Australia a “reason to quit” when the World Cup rivals collide at Twickenham this evening.

Jake Speight, left, is no longer a King's Lynn Town player. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Gary Setchell is pleading with King’s Lynn Town’s supporters to keep believing in his drive for development.

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Fakenham will be hoping to enjoy only their third victory of the season this afternoon as they prepare for FA Vase action. Picture: TONY MILES

Diss Town’s history is steeped in FA Vase tradition – but that will matter not a jot to the side they take on this afternoon.


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