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James Paget University Hospital, Gorleston, Norfolk.

A man has been evicted from a hospital after refusing to leave his bed for two years despite being fit for discharge.

Cathy Ryan will be running 3 marathons in 3 countries to raise money. She trains alongside her dog Bess.
Byline: Sonya Duncan
Copyright: Archant 2017

For many people, running a marathon is a once-in-a-lifetime achievement.

Rotary Club
Marina Theatre and Cinema in Lowestoft, Suffolk. Picture by Mick Howes

There are sure to be plenty of thrills and spills at the Marina Theatre this week as The Lowestoft Players begin their production of Snow White.

Theatre
Rob Houchen

There will be entertainment aplenty for all to enjoy at The Seagull Theatre this month.

Lowestoft
North Norfolk Railway 1940s Weekend at Sheringham.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Norfolk and Suffolk seaside communities to benefit from government grant which could unlock treasure trove

Tom FitzPatrick
The A12 has been closed at Wangford following a serious collision.

The A12 near Wangford has reopened following a serious collision this morning.

Suffolk Police
Durrants Auction Rooms are set to auction off five uinique longcase clocks.
Bev Baker from Durrants with the clocks.
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

On the face of it, a clock is just something that tells the time. But these ones are special - and time is running out if you want to buy one.

David Ritchie

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Lowestoft Sport

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Ipswich Town
Aaron Jones in action Stateside. Picture: Clemson Athletics

Four years ago Aaron Jones was mulling over a one-year offer from Notts County, having just been released by Ipswich Town.

Jake Reed was at the double at Harlow Town for Lowestoft Town.

Lowestoft Town got back to winning ways in impressive fashion as two Jake Reed goals helped them to an impressive victory in Essex.

Ady Gallagher
Lowestoft Town manager Ady Gallagher. Picture: Focus Images

Lowestoft Town will be hoping to put their enforced rest at the weekend to good use when they travel to Harlow Town this evening.

Ady Gallagher
Lowestoft Town's scheduled match with Mertsham was called off after a pitch inspection on Friday night.

Lowestoft Town boss Ady Gallagher has warned supporters not to expect too much, too soon from Belgian winger Aristote Amisi Kameneno.

Travis Cole in action at Crown Meadow as Lowestoft Town counter Havant & Waterlooville. Picture: SHIRLEY D WHITLOW

A goal in either half ensured high-flying Havant & Waterlooville completed the double over Lowestoft Town with a comprehensive 2-0 win.

Rory McAuley

Lowestoft Events

Marina Theatre and Cinema in Lowestoft, Suffolk. Picture by Mick Howes

There are sure to be plenty of thrills and spills at the Marina Theatre this week as The Lowestoft Players begin their production of Snow White.

Theatre
Rob Houchen

There will be entertainment aplenty for all to enjoy at The Seagull Theatre this month.

Lowestoft
Marina Theatre and Cinema in Lowestoft, Suffolk. Picture by Mick Howes

An exciting programme of entertainment at the Marina Theatre begins with a visit from Waveney Sinfonia this week.

Lowestoft
Upcoming shows at the Seagull Theatre. Vanishing Man. Photo: Seagull Theatre

A packed programme of entertainment is set to thrill audiences at The Seagull Theatre this month.

Lowestoft
A new Youth Theatre Group has been launched at the Marina Theatre, Lowestoft.
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

The launch of a new youth theatre group has seen young thespians engaged and enthralled with the world of performing arts.

Marina Theatre Trust

Norfolk and Suffolk Entertainment

Rum in a clear glass with lemon. Photo by Markus Spiske / CC 0 /Pexels

If rum is your tipple of choice, this is one event you certainly won’t want to miss...

United Kingdom
Natalie Portman as Jackie Kennedy in Pablo Larrain’s first English language feature Jackie. Picture: eOne

Pablo Larrain’s film about First Lady in the aftermath of JFK’s assassination is an exploration of the intensity and shock of grief.

America
Autumn comes in June to the Norwich cathedral cloister for the final day of filming Tulip Fever. Photo: Bill Smith

Film fans are continuing to be kept in suspense as to when Norwich Cathedral’s starring role will be revealed on the big screen in the movie Tulip Fever.

Greece
Murder, Margaret and Me is the latest show to be presented by the Norwich Players at the Maddermarket Theatre. Photo: Reflective Arts.

The story of an unlikely friendship that develops between crime writer Agatha Christie and actress Margaret Rutherford during the filming of the first Miss Marple film is taking to the stage at the Maddermarket Theatre from tomorrow night.

Norwich
Moss Banks Productions is setting up a drama group for young people aged eight to 20 which will meet every Thursday at Rosebery Road Methodist Church. Photo: Pepper Thornton.

A new drama group for young people is starting in Norwich.

Norwich

Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

George Russell during an FIA Formula 3 European Championship Test Vallelunga in Italy. Picture: Thomas Suer

Norfolk’s George Russell has moved a significant step closer to his Formula One dream – by being signed up by the world champions.

England's, from left, Dylan Hartley, Danny Care, James Haskell, Mike Brown and Ben Youngs with the RBS Six Nations trophy at the Stade de France last year. Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA

Norfolk star Ben Youngs has retained his place in England’s Six Nations squad, as expected having played a key role in England’s superb 2016 successes.

United Kingdom
Ben Youngs has important issues to settle with Leicester Tigers before turning his attentions to the RBS Six Nations with England. Picture: PA

Restoring pride is the priority for Ben Youngs and Leicester Tigers as they complete their disappointing European Champions Cup campaign.

United Kingdom
Debbie Wilford on her way to winning her singles match against Mark Royal at the World Indoor Bowls Championship at Potters Leisure Resort, Hopton.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Revolution is in the air at Potters Resort where the Just World Indoor Bowls Championships are well into their second week and the form book is being turned upside-down.

United Kingdom
Acle v Topcroft cricket. Bowler Paul Newman and batsman Chris Handcock.; Photo: Andy Darnell; Copy:; For: EDP; Archant © 2009 (01603) 772434

Brooke have added a mixture of youth and experience to their ranks ahead of the new season.

Norfolk football authorities want to get the game on a solid footing. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norfolk’s footballing community is being asked to help reverse the decline in the number of local clubs.

United Kingdom
The portable rink and auditorium in Potters International Arena.	 Photos: DRJBOWLSPIX

The International Arena at Potters Resort in Hopton-on-Sea came alive when a couple of coach-loads of supporters turned up to cheer on their club-mates, James Rippey and Tony Webb, from Chelmsford and Hitchin respectively.

Australia
Thetford's Andre Goncalves makes his return at Contenders 18

The card for the next Contenders Norwich is taking shape – and it looks to be a cracker, packed with local talent.

MMA

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