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Broadland District Council
Leader of Breckland Council William Nunn. Picture: Ian Burt

A question mark hangs over the future of the East Anglian devolution deal after it was rejected by two councils.

Launch of a new campaign to get Kirkley businesses to support people with mental health issues.  Todd Sullivan with Beth Stephens (blue top) and Alice Webster.  PHOTO: Nick Butcher

For those with a mental health condition, a trip to the town centre to visit the bank or go to the shops might seem like a hugely daunting hurdle to overcome.

Peter Aldous
Lowestoft South Beach. Picture: James Bass

Warnings have been given about the dangers of playing on rocks after coastguard crews were called to reports of young people climbing on sea defences.

Emma Ritchie had her hair cut to support the Little Princess Trust.

A 10-year-old girl had more than 30cm of her hair cut off to support children who are facing the daunting prospect of cancer treatment.

Carlton Colville
Stephanie Windsor-Lewis (left) is appearing as Suzuki in Madam Butterfly.

“When you stand on that stage at The London Coliseum, and look out on the audience, it really is a wonderful feeling.”

Benjamin Britten High School
Police Officers. Picture: James Bass.

A man was assaulted at his flat in Lowestoft by several offenders – according to police.

Suffolk Police

The man who died when a car came off the road at Wangford on Sunday has been named as Ian Rayner from Sotherton, near Halesworth.

Suffolk Police

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Lowestoft Sport

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Barton Wanderers
Downham are gaining some momentum in the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division.

Downham Town appear to be finding their feet after making a wretched start to their Premier Division campaign.

North Elmham opener James White demonstrates his ability with the bat. Picture: MIKE WYATT

A somewhat wetter weekend than last saw some games succumb to the bad weather in the Norfolk League, writes Mike Ridout.

Barton Wanderers
Filming took place at Lowestoft Towns Crown Meadow ground as the 1966 World Cup Final highlights were recreated.

One is the home of English football and scene of its greatest ever victory.

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Anglian Schools Athletics Championships at the UEA Sportspark. Aaron Loombe.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

There were a number of fine individual performances from Norfolk competitors in the annual Anglian Schools Championships at UEA Sportspark in Norwich.

Norwich
Action from last season's Junior Cup final, in which Thetford beat Lowestoft & Yarmouth (blue) at Crusaders during the Woodforde's Big Rugby Day. Picture: Steve Adams

Lowestoft & Yarmouth have unveiled former Scotland international hooker Rob Cunningham as their new head coach.

Scotland

Lowestoft Events

Rob Houchen

A Lowestoft actor and musician has received high praise following the release of his debut EP.

Lowestoft
Parade to mark the opening of the Southwold Arts Festival

The circus rolled up to a Suffolk seaside town for the launch of an annual festival featuring some ‘big top’ names from the world of art, literature, music and dance.

BBC
Wisdom of a Fool is written and performed by Jack Lane.

A play which tells the story of much-loved comedy icon Norman Wisdom is set to hit the Marina stage.

Latitude festival founder, Melvin Benn, with local acts Oktoba and AYA who performed at the press day.

 PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A diverse selection of entertainment has been promised by the founder of the region’s biggest music and arts festival as new comedy acts are added to the bill.

United Kingdom
Women's Tour of Britain cycle race passing through Norwich, along Cattlemarket Street. Photo : Steve Adams

The Aviva Women’s Tour came to a dramatic finish in Norwich today as hundreds lined the city’s streets.

ITV

Norfolk and Suffolk Entertainment

Quirky museums in Norfolk: Davenport's Magic Kingdom, John Jarrold Printing Museum and The Hippodrome Circus Museum. (L-R)

It’s no secret that Norfolk is home to many weird and wonderful things, including an array of museums filled with items such as seashells and straw. Here’s a look at some of the quirkiest museums our county has to offer.

Norwich
Comfort food in Norwich: Dandy Horse, Pandora's Kitchen and The Plough. (L-R)

Out and about in Norwich and in need of something delicious to keep you going? These nine places are dishing up comfort food at its finest...

Norwich
The Secret Life of Pets.

Creatures great and small wreak havoc on the streets of New York City in Chris Renaud and Yarrow Cheney’s colourful computer-animated romp.

The Jubilee Players production of thriller Night Must Fall has been re-scheduled after the Tithe Barn in Horstead was needed as a polling station for the EU Referendum. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

It is a political drama with a cast of colourful characters that has gripped the nation. And now the EU referendum has even upstaged the latest production by an amateur theatre group.

European Union

Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

Alfie Hewett in action in the Wheelchair Gentlemen's Doubles during day 12 of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Norfolk wheelchair tennis star Alfie Hewett has been named in the Great Britain team for the upcoming Paralympics in Brazil.

United Kingdom
Gareth Southgate is one of the frontrunners to replace Roy Hodgson. Photo: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Alan Shearer has called for a double act of Gareth Southgate and Glenn Hoddle to lead England in the wake of their “clueless and embarrassing” Euro 2016 exit.

BBC
England's Harry Mallinder lifts the trophy after winning the Under 20's Rugby Union World Cup Final at the AJ Bell Stadium, Salford. Photo: Clint Hughes/PA Wire.

Norfolk players Will Evans and Tom West played their part as England beat Ireland in the World Rugby Under-20 Championship in Salford to claim the trophy for the third time in four years.

Ireland
The recall of Raheem Sterling failed to spark England. Photo: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

England’s humbling Euro 2016 defeat to minnows Iceland was described by pundits as the most embarrassing for the national team in more than half a century.

European Union
Jamie Vardy (right) looks dejected as England crash out to Iceland.

Roy Hodgson has quit after England were knocked out of Euro 2016 after losing 2-1 to Iceland in their round-of-16 match in Nice.

Hodgson confirmed his assistant managers Ray Lewington and Gary Neville will also leave their roles.

Wayne Rooney put England in front with an early penalty after Raheem Sterling was fouled, only for Ragnar Sigurdsson to equalise almost immediately.

Kolbeinn Sigthorsson gave Iceland - a nation of 330,000 people - the lead with a shot Joe Hart should have saved.

England, devoid of attacking ideas, rarely threatened and Iceland will face hosts France in the quarter-finals.

England's Will Evans in action against Scotland.

Two of Norfolk’s brightest prospects will look to power England to world glory this evening.

Ireland
Norwich's Olympian and Women's Tour rider Emma Pooley.
PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Norwich time-trial star Emma Pooley has been handed the chance to make up for her London 2012 upset and take gold in Rio de Janeiro.

United Kingdom

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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