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Lowestoft coastguard teams.

Coastguard crews from Lowestoft and Southwold attended a call-out last night to reports of three men seen jumping off Lowestoft South Pier.

EDP Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards 2015 at St Andrews Hall, Norwich. Special Recognition Award winners  the Norfolk D-Day Veterans. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Whether young, old or somewhere in between, everybody has the opportunity to contribute to our community and help make it a better place to live.

Nigel Pickover
Travellers on Normanston Park, Lowestoft.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A meeting is to be held by Waveney District Council on Monday after Travellers moved on to a Lowestoft park.

Suffolk police
Stephen Waters has been jailed for 12 years. Picture: Suffolk Police.

A woman has spoken out as a Lowestoft man was jailed for 12 years after being found guilty of three counts of raping her.

Suffolk Police
The Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat was called to help a stranded fishing boat. Picture: Mick Howes

The Lowestoft RNLI lifeboat crew were called to help a small fishing boat that had issued a Mayday call in Lowestoft.

RNLI
Carl Morgan has been reported missing from the Snape Drive area in Lowestoft.

A man who was reported missing from the Lowestoft area has been found.

Suffolk Police
Karl de Wilton-Holmes who has been banned from driving after being stopped doing 103 mph in a 40mph limit on his motorcycle. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A motorcyclist stripped of his licence for 16 weeks after being caught travelling at 103mph in a 40mph limit on the Suffolk/Norfolk border has said he made “a stupid mistake”.

Norwich

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Lowestoft Sport

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Joe Skipper
Winner Jan Frodeno of Germany, second place Joe Skipper (left) of Great Britain and third place Nils Frommhold of Germany celebrate after the Challenge Triathlon Roth on July 17, 2016 in Roth, Germany. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images for Challenge Triathlon)

The celebratory Champagne tasted all the sweeter for Norwich triathlon star Joe Skipper in Germany – as he became the first Briton to complete an Ironman in under eight hours.

Robert Purton in bat for Cromer on Saturday. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Batsman Dean Robinson trumped his remarkable 2016 top score to inspire promoted North Runcton’s latest triumph.

Barton Wanderers
Anthony Ogogo was in action at the weekend. Picture: PA

Anthony Ogogo will enjoy a well earned rest after dispatching Bronislav Kubin with ease for this third victory in seven weeks in Berlin.

Anthony Ogogo
Joe Skipper of Great Britain climbs the Solar Hill on the bike during the Challenge Triathlon Roth on July 17, 2016 in Roth, Germany. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images for Challenge Triathlon)

Joe Skipper has become the fastest British Ironman of all time after the performance of his life at Challenge Roth in Germany.

Joe Skipper
Declan McAvoy's time as a Linnet didn't last long. Picture: LEN BERESFORD

Declan McAvoy has performed a U-turn and returned to Great Yarmouth Town despite signing for King’s Lynn Town earlier this summer.

Declan McAvoy

Lowestoft Events

Latitude Festival 2016 at Henham Park near Southwold, Suffolk.

Picture: James Bass

Thousands of people descended on Henham Park over the weekend for the Latitude festival for three full days of music, comedy and the arts.

BBC
New Order closing Latitude 2016 - Paul John Bayfield

With a raft of hits spanning the decades New Order were never going to struggle to fill the Obelisk Arena.

Laura Mvula brought the sunshine to Obelisk stage. Sunday at Latitude 2016 - Paul John Bayfield

Laura Mvula graced the main stage this afternoon, opening her set with Overcome, to the delight of the audience waiting for her.

Birmingham
Bill Bailey brought huge crowds to th comedy tent at Latitude 2016 - Paul John Bayfield

With his distinctive hair, or lack of in some places, and his appearances on panel shows Bill Bailey has become a familiar figure.

European Union
The Rhythm of the Dance show was performed at the Marina Theatre in Lowestoft.

It was a two-hour music extravaganza that contained a wealth of talent.

Ireland

Norfolk and Suffolk Entertainment

Truckfest East will be at the Norolk Showground on 20 and 21 August. Pictured: Amy & Ronnie. Picture: Supplied

They’re big, brash and loud and they’re bound for Norfolk.

Europe
Around 3000 tonnes of fireworks and equipment will be used over the two nights.

Organisers give an exclusive insight into what to expect at next month’s Proms - the hottest ticket in town.

Sunset over Happisburgh Lighthouse. Photo by Richard Sagon.

A north Norfolk landmark is opening its doors to the public this weekend in the first of a series of open days planned this summer.

United Kingdom
Norwich Theatre Royal. Photo: submitted.

A classic novel loved by generations is being given a new circus-themed twist in a show heading to Norwich Theatre Royal.

Emma Knights
The Searchers

A north Norfolk market town frequented by the royal family is set to welcome show business royalty to its heart this week.

BBC

Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

Niels-Kristian Iversen in the pits. Picture: Ian Burt

Danish skipper Niels-Kristian Iversen is “all up for winning” as his country bids to bounce back from their 2015 World Cup final last-heat heartbreak in this year’s opener at Vojens tonight.

Germany
At least the rainbow provided one bright spot on Wednesday. Picture: PAUL TIBBS

King’s Lynn Stars officials have moved to compensate spectators after the farcical postponed meeting against the Swindon Robins.

The Union Jack flags will be waving at Belle Vue. Picture: IAN BURT

After a month’s break our speedway podcast is back.

Eastern Daily Press
James Spelman preparing to drive on his way to a century against Buckinghamshire. Picture: Tim Ferley

Scoring a first century of the season for Norfolk has raised the spirits and ambitions of long-serving opening batsman James Spelman.

France
Remedial work takes place on the track. Picture: PAUL TIBBS

Buster Chapman issued a public apology after his beloved club produced a terrible advert for the sport he controls.

US Federal Reserve
Action from Fakenham Town v Leicester City U21s at Clipbush Park. Picture: Tony Miles

The youngsters of Premier League champions Leicester City proved far too strong for Fakenham Town at Clipbush Park.

Premier League
Simon Lambert is currently sidelined through injury. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

King’s Lynn took on Swindon tonight and we were there to bring you live updates – of sorts.

Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce arrives before the pre-season friendly match at Victoria Park, Hartlepool. He is expected to be named the new England manager tomorrow. Picture: Richard Sellers/PA

Sam Allardyce was keeping a low profile as the Football Association prepared to name him as the new England boss, with his current employers Sunderland fuming.

BBC

Stars of Waveney

Launch of the Eastern Daily Press 2016 Stars of Lowestoft and Waveney awards.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

It’s time to enter your heroes for our Stars of Lowestoft and Waveney awards

It was an amazing event in which those who go above and beyond to help their communities were given the recognition they truly deserve.

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