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A mystery which has left drivers scratching their heads has been solved.

Programme Name: Strictly Come Dancing 2015 - TX: 03/10/2015 - Episode: n/a (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: **LIVE SHOW** Anthony Ogogo, Otlile Mabuse - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Having been an EDP columnist for over a year I must admit I didn’t expect my next one to be about dancing.

Caroline Flack
Lowestoft's new town centre manager Darren Newman.

Lowestoft has been named as one of the best town centres in Britain after a national competition found it was a “rising star” of UK high streets.

Fundraiser Zoiyar Cole has been crocheting poppies for the Royal British Legion.

Popular Pakefield fundraiser Zoiyar Cole has been kept busy with her latest special challenge.

Two tortoises have been stolen in Lowestoft. Picture: Suffolk Police

Two pet tortoises have gone missing from the back garden of a home in Carlton Colville on separate days.

Suffolk Police
Dictionary 4 Life project in Lowestoft.The photograph shows L-R: Rotarian David Price, Marie Rodwell, deputy head teacher at Pakefield Primary School, Rotarian Richard Morling and Suffolk County councillor Sonia Barker with some of the Pakefield pupils who had received their dictionaries.

Hundreds of dictionaries have been delivered to 21 primary schools in the Lowestoft area – thanks to the three town-based Rotary clubs.

Sonia Barker
Southwold library summer reading challeneg presenation.

Southwold youngsters received medals and certificates for completing this year’s summer reading challenge.

Michael Ladd

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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

Scottish comedian Fred MacAulay is performing in Norwich tonight.

Here’s a quick guide to events taking place in Norwich tonight.

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

London musicians the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment will be performing at the medieval church in Trunch on Saturday at 7.30pm.

He Had Hairy Hands

A horror comedy which won a top award at the Edinburgh Festival fringe is being staged at Sheringham.

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.”

Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

Nathan Wells with his collection of medals and trophies.

In the latest of our updates from Young Norfolk Sports Academy athletes, swimmer Nathan Wells provides an update on his progress – including three national gold medals

United Kingdom
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.

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.

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