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A man has been taken to hospital with a head injury after reports of a fight outside a popular seafront hotel in a coastal town.

An East of England Ambulance Trust ambulance. Photograph Simon Parker

A man in his 30s has been taken to hospital after coming off his bike.

Police have arrested a woman on suspicion of drink-driving.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after her car mounted a roundabout and collided with a sign.

Norwich airport.

Flights to summer and winter destinations have been confirmed for Norwich airport today.


During the harvest season, there is no better time to start buying locally grown and sourced produce.

Lake Lothing Crossing Consultation at The Orbis Energy Centre, Lowestoft.
James Reeder, chair of Lowestoft and Waveney chamber of commerce.

Waveney MP Peter Aldous said that proving a third crossing would pay for itself twice over may sound like a big obstacle.

Peter Aldous
Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner Tim Passmore

In his latest column for The Journal, Suffolk police and crime commissioner TIM PASSMORE writes about the potential closure of Lowestoft Magistrates’Court.

Ministry of Justice

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Lowestoft Sport

Tue, 18:42

Norwich City’s excellent start to the new season continued on Saturday when they recorded a third straight win.

Norwich Dragons' player of the match Rachel King driving at the Bromley & Beckenham defence. Picture: SUBMITTED

Norwich City Ladies came out on top in a tough derby game against Norwich Dragons II to maintain their 100pc start in Division 1N.

Premier Division
The hockey season is well under way.

Broadland scored a goal after just 20 seconds in their Premier Division match against Norwich City II and then went two up – but they eventually had to settle for a point from a 2-2 draw.

Ady Ager in the blue of Great Yarmouth Town.

Great Yarmouth Town will have to do it the hard way again if they want to prolong their dreams of reaching Wembley.

Thurlow Nunn League
It was a good weekend for St Andrews.

St Andrews recovered from their cup defeat last week to overtake Acle at the top of the Premier Division.

Premier Division

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.


Norfolk and Suffolk Entertainment

He Had Hairy Hands by Kill The Beast

Carry on screaming with 1970s detective werewolf mystery He Had Hairy Hands, plus Lesley Garrett, an improvised musical and a celebration of Mozart wind pieces. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this week.

United Kingdom
Leftfield. Picture: Supplied

“People began to ask why I didn’t make a new record. I decided there was more to be said, it was as simple as that.”

Jesus Christ Superstar - Dereham Theatre Company

If you have preconceived ideas of amateur theatre then throw them straight out of the window and go and watch Dereham Theatre Company perform the global hit musical Jesus Christ Superstar.

Dereham Theatre Company
Write2screen screenwriting workshop

A workshop helping people on the road to writing for the screen is being held at Sheringham this month.

Review: Gun

Tue, 16:49
Gun appeared at Waterfont Studio in Norwich

The late-1980s were an exciting time for British rock. The likes of Thunder and the Almighty were flying the flag for the genre, oblivious to the destruction about to be wrought by the imminent arrival of grunge.


Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

Anthony Ogogo is appearing in the 13th series of BBC's Strictly Come Dancing.

Anthony Ogogo insists boxing will always be his number one priority despite starring in hit BBC show, Strictly Come Dancing.

Anthony Ogogo
The Eastern Shotokan Karate Association squad heading to Serbia for the 23rd SKDUN World Shotokan Karate Championships. Pictured, back row from left, are squad coach Jason Hitchings, Matthew Potter (15), Elliot Dronfield (15), Patrick Matthews (15), Joshua Spruce (16), Bailey Green (13), Nathan Bond (29); (middle) Max Clay (13), Alex Loombe (13), Molly Lambert (12), Blake Spencer (11), Teigan Forster (12), Shannon Marment (11), Max Threadwell (12); (front) Jadzia Molloy (11), Udon Leathersich (8), Arwen Stewart (10), Luca Occhionero (9) and Reegan Green (11).

Eighteen members of Sprowston-based martial arts club Eastern Shotokan Karate Association (ESKA) are travelling to Serbia this weekend.

United Kingdom
Josh Elliott celebrates his championship title, with rival Alastair Seeley trailing home behind. Picture: Barry Clay

Two podiums, one championship and a promising return to action – it was a weekend to remember for the region’s two-wheeled contingent.

Action from the Sunday League Salhouse Rovers V Sprowston Wanderers. A save by Sprowston goalkeeper John Howes. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A fine sunny morning greeted players as the top three in the Premier Division all maintained their 100pc starts to the season.

Premier Division
Richard Larkin. Richmond v Harleston. EDP SPORT 0610

Harleston Magpies’ tough start to life back in the National League continued when they lost to the early pacesetters to remain at the foot of the table.


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