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A dozen parents have been fined for failing to send their children to schools in Waveney on a regular basis.

Lowestoft College Beauty Student Award- Ellie Glover and Kellie Bramwell

A student from Lowestoft College’s beauty department has been honoured with a top award in a national competition- the second year running the institution has been recognised.

Lowestoft College
Lowestoft Magistrates Court.

A doctor charged with sex offences denied counts of indecent assault and sexual assault in court.

Ipswich Crown Court
Tim Passmore, Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner.

In his latest column for The Journal, Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner TIM PASSMORE looks at how the force can engage with young people.

Suffolk Police
This stunning photo was taken in Lumpini Park, Bangkok by Picture of the Week winner Shay Jordan, aged 15.
Picture: SHAY JORDAN

An idyllic landscape has proved to be picture perfect for one keen amateur photographer.

Benjamin Britten High School

Fire crews from Lowestoft extinguished a kitchen blaze which broke out on Wednesday afternoon.

A 45-year-old man was assaulted in Cotmer Road in Lowestoft.

Crime

19 minutes ago
Ipswich Crown Court

A doctor charged with sex offences denied counts of indecent assault and sexual assault in court.

A 45-year-old man was assaulted in Cotmer Road in Lowestoft.

Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner Tim Passmore meeting members of the public in Lowestoft.

Suffolk’s temporary chief constable, Gareth Wilson, and Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Tim Passmore, will be visiting town centres across the county in forthcoming weeks as they head out ‘on tour’ once more.

Sudbury
The silver bike was stolen from Pontins in Pakefield

A ladies competition bicycle was stolen from Pontins on London Road, Pakefield.

Two 16-year-old boys have been arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary following an incident at business premises in Bridge Road, Oulton Broad.

Health

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NHS

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust is recruiting students for its paramedic programme.

The 'Beat The Street' walking campaign is nearing its conclusion. Picture: Nick Butcher.

With only a few days left of a popular walking competition, the end target is in sight!

Phil Aves
The Beat the Street beat box and card,

Organisers of Lowestoft’s Beat the Street challenge have announced there will be double points on certain boxes during the town’s Summer Festival.

Phil Aves
Southwold Hospital.

Residents want to see a hospital under threat of closure kept for community use if it is closed down, a campaign group has said.

Southwold Hospital
Public meeting on the consultation to close Southwold hospital.

Another public meeting is to be held to give people further chance to have their say over the proposed closure of Southwold Hospital.

Southwold Hospital

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Education

43 minutes ago

A dozen parents have been fined for failing to send their children to schools in Waveney on a regular basis.

Lowestoft College Beauty Student Award- Ellie Glover and Kellie Bramwell

A student from Lowestoft College’s beauty department has been honoured with a top award in a national competition- the second year running the institution has been recognised.

Lowestoft College
Gwendoline Ling has retired from Lingwood Kindergarten after 47 years.

When Gwendoline Ling decided to set up a small nursery in Corton’s Village Hall in 1968, it was because she had a “real passion for teaching”.

Lowestoft
Youngsters enjoying the new area.

College students have created a colourful mural for a primary school’s outdoor library.

Lowestoft College
Ashley School compete in Panathlon Challenge at London & South East England Swimming Finals.

A team of disabled students from The Ashley School in Lowestoft tasted Olympic Park success by coming second in the 2015 Panathlon south-east swim final at the London Aquatics Centre.

Lowestoft

Business

Yesterday, 08:00

Potters Resort might be all about having fun but members of its senior management team are deadly serious in their proposition to businesses across Norfolk.

Broadlands Holiday Park leisure facilities have been acquired by Sentinel leisure trust. (Left) Stuart Everett from Sentinel leisure trust with Paul Spriggins (Tingdene)

Gym-goers will soon be able to access more facilities at more locations thanks to a new partnership.

Sentinel Leisure Trust
Amanda Bond, Visit Suffolk brand manager

The rapid growth of a holiday accommodation firm is a symbol of the region’s buoyant tourism trade, an industry leader has claimed.

Southwold
The Co Op store on Oulton Road, Lowestoft which is closing.

Picture: James Bass

A well-used convenience store is set to close tomorrow, (Saturday, July 11) after a public meeting failed to prevent it from shutting.

Lowestoft
The former Havelock pub is now open again and has been re-named Fieldys.

The landlord of a refurbished pub in Lowestoft has described how the new name and look of the venue was inspired by his late father- a boxer who sparred with Muhammad Ali and twice knocked out well-known fighter Lenny McLean.

Lowestoft

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Yesterday, 17:00
Gwendoline Ling has retired from Lingwood Kindergarten after 47 years.

When Gwendoline Ling decided to set up a small nursery in Corton’s Village Hall in 1968, it was because she had a “real passion for teaching”.

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10:26

A 45-year-old man was assaulted in Cotmer Road in Lowestoft.

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Yesterday, 11:00
Dell Primary School, Lowestoft.

A primary school is said to be making “reasonable progress” to coming out of special measures.

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Suffolk County Council

Fire crews from Lowestoft extinguished a kitchen blaze which broke out on Wednesday afternoon.

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Friday, January 21, 2011
Carrlton Colville man Vincent Ward

A man’s body has been found this afternoon after police, coastguard and the RNLI launched a search for a missing Suffolk man.

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