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An annual autumn fayre has raised £1,200 for Pakefield Church funds.

A scene from Star Wars .

The day after Suffolk county councillors discussed cutting millions from the authority’s budget over the next two years, its cabinet members went on a £4,000 training course at the world famous Elstree studios.

Colin Noble
Beccles Christmas light switch on event. Mayor Hugh Taylor and panto dame Michael Heywood switch on the lights.

There was a real “festive feel” as hundreds of people descended on a popular town centre.

The case was heard at Ipswich Crown Court. Photo: George Ryan

A 28-year-old woman has been given a suspended prison sentence after being found guilty of a £138,000 fraud on eBay.

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The town has been busy as shoppers in Lowestoft try to bag a bargain. Photo: Nick Butcher/Library

Shoppers have been out in force in Lowestoft town centre today as they try to bag a bargain for Christmas.

The Cefas marine science site in Pakefield.

Picture: James Bass

One of Lowestoft’s biggest employers received a boost in the chancellor’s statement which will secure its future in the town.

Peter Aldous
Southwold Christmas lighst switch on 2014.

Christmas officially begins in Southwold this weekend as the town’s festive lights are turned on.

Melanie Tucker

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Lowestoft Town will be drawing inspiration from outside of Suffolk as they kick-start their latest quest to reach Wembley.

National League North Football action between Lowestoft Town and Stockport County. Jake Reed, front, in the thick of the action.

Boss Ady Gallagher believes he’s finally got his Lowestoft Town back, writes Gavin Caney.

Ady Gallagher
Leading wicket takers Marcus Bishop and Simon Key with (left), Matthew Conway from Dipple and Conway, and John Tythcott, vice-chairman Norfolk Cricket Alliance. 
Picture Credit Newsmakers PR

Lowestoft Town bowler Marcus Bishop lined up among the stars of the Dipple & Conway Opticians Norfolk Cricket Alliance when the league honoured its heroes.

Lowestoft Town, blue, are not in action this evening. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

The third of five scheduled matches involving our area’s semi-professional clubs this evening has been called off.

FA Vase
The Planters are our area's only remaining side in the FA Vase after Gorleston, green, and Kirkley & Pakefield exited the competition on Saturday. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

Norwich United will make a second attempt at staging their FA Vase clash against Hullbridge Sports this evening.


Lowestoft Events

Last year's John Lewis Christmas TV advert featured Sam and Monty the penguin, but can you remember other TV adverts from Christmas past? Photo: John Lewis/PA Wire

How well do you know Christmas TV adverts from years gone by?

Norfolk and Suffolk Entertainment

The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe at The Maddermarket Theatre. Picture: Mark Ivan Benfield

Aslan the lion and the White Witch are heading to Norwich this Christmas as the magical world of Narnia casts its spell on a city theatre.

Emma Knights
Father Christmas on the Bure Valley Railway.

Find some of the best things to do in our region this weekend with our guide to what’s on.

Norwich Puppet Theatre's Celebrity Puppet Auction

An eclectic mix of colourful characters created by artists and celebrities has raised thousands of pounds for Norwich Puppet Theatre.

Black Friday will see shoppers stock up on Christmas gifts at a reduced price ahead of the festive season.

Reportedly the biggest shopping day of the year, Black Friday will see shoppers stock up on Christmas gifts and electrical goods at a reduced price ahead of the festive season. Here we share the discounts on offer at Great British Life available 27 - 30 November 2015

Richard Gauntlett as Nurse Dorothy Dumpling.

Norwich Theatre Royal’s pantomime dame has had to rethink her wardrobe after the British Red Cross complained about one of her outfits.

Emma Knights

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Jack Defty, pictured during Swaffham's surprise 4-3 home loss to Acle United in the Norfolk Senior Cup last weekend, could be up against one of his former King's Lynn team-mates today, Thetford boss Danny White. Picture: Eddie Deane

Two new regimes are preparing for derby battle this afternoon as Swaffham make the short trip to Thetford.

Premier Division
Wroxham, blue, are getting some bodies back. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Wroxham are on the road to Hertfordshire this afternoon as they visit Cheshunt, writes Adrian Gowling.

Alex Vincent rounds Acle keeper Scott Cruickshank to bag Swaffham's second goal. Picture: Eddie Deane

Norwich United will be looking to bounce back from their FA Vase exit by progressing in the Norfolk Senior Cup this afternoon.

Downham Town
Amelia Williamson pictured after her ESGA success.

Norfolk can now boast two young players in national squads after Amelia Williamson joined Toby Briggs in the England Under-16 set-up.

United Kingdom
Winners of the Leicester Tigers Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup under-12s competition, North Walsham. Picture: onEdition

The Aviva Premiership final may be six months away but North Walsham Under-12s will be counting down the days after booking their spot at Twickenham with victory in the Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup.

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