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Review: Avenue Q at The Marina Theatre.

As soon as the curtain lifted on the opening night at the Marina Theatre, we felt a part of everyday life on Avenue Q.

Homes being built in Carlton Colville during one of Waveneys last periods of big growth in 2005.

Up to 9,500 homes may need to be built in Waveney over the next 20 years – and people are being urged to give their views.

David Ritchie
Picture by Chantal Bourgonje

In his latest column for The Journal, Southwold lurcher WORZEL writes about his mum’s new camera.

US Federal Reserve
General Manager Keith Fletcher is leaving the Spring Tide pub/restaurant in Lowestoft.

Picture: James Bass

The departing manager of a restaurant has said a “big thank you” to the people of Lowestoft after they raised over £50,000 with his support.

United Kingdom
Corton Classic Car rally 

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

The grandfather of a girl who received open heart surgery when she was just seven days old held a fund-raiser in aid of the hospital which saved her life, saying: “This is our way of saying thank you.”

Corton
A special charity cake day was held in memory of youngster Ollie Gray.  Megan Grainge,  Archie Gray and Lexi Gray enjoying some of the cakes.  PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Hundreds of visitors came to enjoy tasty cakes and raise money for charity, in the memory of a popular little boy.

Suffolk County Council and Active Norfolk Aviva Women's Tour media ride launched in Southwold on Wednesday 25th May.

Some of the best female cyclists in the world visited Suffolk yesterday as preparations for next month’s Aviva Women’s Tour.

Suffolk County Council

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Lowestoft Sport

Ryman League
Rossi Jarvis, left, and Shaun Bammant are among five players to commit their futures to Lowestoft Town. 

Picture: James Bass

Five players have committed their future to Lowestoft Town ahead of the club’s return to the Ryman League, including skipper Rossi Jarvis.

Suffolk County Council and Active Norfolk Aviva Women's Tour media ride launched in Southwold on Wednesday 25th May.

Some of the best female cyclists in the world visited Suffolk yesterday as preparations for next month’s Aviva Women’s Tour.

Suffolk County Council
The EAPL table is starting to take shape.

Overseas star Chad Bowes finally made his first appearance of the season for struggling Fakenham on Saturday – and what a difference he made!

Barton Wanderers
Snettisham continue to be the Norfolk League's early top-flight pacesetters. Picture: SUBMITTED

Great Yarmouth eased to a comfortable win against Denver in Division One of the Norfolk League.

Gillingham
Damian Hilton and Wroxham have the FA to thank for keeping hold of their Step Four status. Picture: DANIEL HAMBURY

Wroxham are breathing a sigh of relief after being handed their second relegation reprieve in three seasons, writes Gavin Caney.

Damian Hilton

Lowestoft Events

Review: Avenue Q at The Marina Theatre.

As soon as the curtain lifted on the opening night at the Marina Theatre, we felt a part of everyday life on Avenue Q.

Latitude Festival 2016

Further exciting acts have been announced to perform at this summer’s Latitude Festival.

Henham
K Festival 2016

A music festival in memory of a popular woman who died from cancer will take place this bank holiday weekend.

James Paget University Hospital
Inside the Adnams Food Hall - a centrepiece of the Suffolk Show

Food and drink are a massive part of the Suffolk Show with the Adnams Food Hall showcasing the very best sausages, beers, wines and cheeses produced here in the ‘bread basket of England’.

The Mighty Aardvark

In the latest of our In Tune features in The Guide, profiling the music scene, reporter SIMON WARD speaks to The Mighty Aardvark.

Norwich

Norfolk and Suffolk Entertainment

Norfolk and Norwich Festival' N sculptures at The Forum. 
PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY.

There are times when the Spiegeltent tent tingles: listening and watching to Lera Lynn was one of those times.

Propaganda Norwich, The Waterfront. Photo: Matt Jones

Did you go out in Norwich last weekend? We’ve gone inside some of the city’s hottest clubs and bars to see who’s been out and about, see if you can spot yourself in our gallery below.

Curious Directive Theatre Company show Spindrift as part of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

It is mentioned repeatedly during this new play that quantum biology - the science peg the story hangs on - is so complicated that if you think you understand it, you really don’t.

Norfolk
Norfolk and Norwich Festival' N sculptures at The Forum. 
PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY.

The Ensemble Mirage - Matthew Scott (clarinet), Julia Pusker (violin), Cecilia Bignall (cello) and Alexandra Vaduva (piano) - displayed skill and versatility in the three works they chose for their Royal Academy recital.

Norwich
Magical fun at the Fairy Fair, just some of the events this half term

It’s May Bank Holiday and the schools are out again, but feat not, there is something to appeal to everyone and keep the kids happy this half-term. SIMON PARKIN highlights some events and fun for all the family.

Norwich

Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

Action from the King's Lynn Stars v Swindon Robins - Mads Korneliussen in heat 5. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Niels-Kristian Iversen slammed in a 15-point maximum but it was Robert Lambert who stole the show with a last-heat pass that salvaged a draw for Lynn.

Saddlebow Road - the home of speedway in Norfolk. Picture: IAN BURT

King’s Lynn took on in-form Swindon this evening and we were there to bring you live updates.

Alfie Hewett in action fro Great Britain at the BNP Paribas World Team Cup in Tokyo. Picture: Akira Ando

Alfie Hewett has again impressed for Great Britain in Japan but was unable to prevent a defeat to the host nation at the BNP Paribas World Team Cup.

United Kingdom
Will it be a thumbs up from Gary Setchell? Picture: IAN BURT

First-team manager Gary Setchell will meet his new boss for the first time tonight to thrash out plans for King’s Lynn Town’s future.

London
Stephen Cleeve is the new owner of King's Lynn Town Football Club. Picture: Ian Burt

New owner Stephen Cleeve insists he is the man to help catapult King’s Lynn Town into the big time.

Buster Chapman was all smiles at The Walks yesterday. Picture: IAN BURT

Buster Chapman admitted a weight had been lifted off his shoulders after turning his back on football.

Lynn Town
Eighteen members of the Eastern Shotokan Karate Association (ESKA) represented the Norfolk classes of Traditional Shotokan Karate UK (TSKUK) in Dublin at the 3rd WTKO Open Championships.

Eighteen members of the Eastern Shotokan Karate Association (ESKA) represented Traditional Shotokan Karate UK in Dublin at the third World Traditional Karate Organisation Open Championships.

United Kingdom
There should be plenty of this at the Adrian Flux Arena this evening. Picture: IAN BURT

King’s Lynn will be out for revenge as they host Swindon at the Adrian Flux Arena this evening.

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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