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13:03
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

The family of an Alzheimer’s sufferer believed to be the victim of an early morning hit-and-run are appealing to the public for more information.

A day of celebration recognised almost 200 staff and volunteers from the region’s ambulance service.

NHS

Books have been read, cakes and biscuits were sold while weights were lifted and fancy dress was worn as Children in Need fever hit the district.

Sixth Form College

A popular marching band has been forced to close after ongoing problems with enlisting new members.

The Labour party has lost a seat on Waveney District Council following by-elections for two Lowestoft wards.

A fire broke out in the communal area of a residential property in Lowestoft early this morning.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service

Christmas cheer will be spread throughout Lowestoft tomorrow as the town’s festive lights are switched on.

Crime

Yesterday, 15:12

Police believe an elderly man, who was found with a number of serious injuries in Lowestoft, was hit by a vehicle which failed to stop.

Police are hunting a man who indecently exposed himself to a teenage girl in Lowestoft.

Lowestoft police

Witnesses are being sought after a vehicle parked on a street in Lowestoft was damaged.

Lowestoft police

A burglar who broke into the home of a couple and their two young children while they were asleep upstairs is back behind bars after admitting his 20th burglary.

Police are asking gun owners to surrender their firearms and ammunition as part of a national amnesty.

Suffolk Police

Health

NHS

A day of celebration recognised almost 200 staff and volunteers from the region’s ambulance service.

People who volunteer to give blood in Beccles will now have to travel further afield after the NHS confirmed it would no longer be holding donor sessions in the town.

NHS

Health professionals from across the region converged on Lowestoft for a special conference, which highlighted the latest thinking in the battle against diabetes.

United Kingdom

They are the heroes who rush to help us in times of emergency.

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Education

Wed, 16:14
Lowestoft

It is a topic that appears in newspapers and on televisions across the globe - but one many do not have succinct understanding of.

A team of young athletes from across North Suffolk joined forces to compete in the southern area finals of a prestigious multisport contest.

Ormiston Denes Academy

It is the biggest academy trust in Norfolk, having grown to 30 schools in its four years. Lauren Cope talks to the outgoing and new chief executives at the Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT), as it turns a new page.

Norfolk County Council

Festive fun will be showcased at a Lowestoft-area school later this month.

A mentoring programme designed to raise aspirations and instil confidence in Lowestoft pupils is seeking new volunteers from local businesses.

Stephen Ardley

Business

Yesterday, 08:41
United Kingdom

A funeral business has undergone training to enable their workers to better help customers living with dementia.

A Lowestoft academy is celebrating further success.

Ormiston Denes Academy

The outstanding individual and group achievements of businesses across Waveney were celebrated at an annual awards ceremony.

A Norfolk law firm has pledged its support for a campaign to help nine UK charities.

United Kingdom

High street rental values in market towns across Norfolk and Suffolk have fallen dramatically over the past decade as out-of-town shopping and the internet have taken their toll.

Lowestoft

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11:32

A fire broke out in the communal area of a residential property in Lowestoft early this morning.

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Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service
13:03

The family of an Alzheimer’s sufferer believed to be the victim of an early morning hit-and-run are appealing to the public for more information.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Yesterday, 15:12

Police believe an elderly man, who was found with a number of serious injuries in Lowestoft, was hit by a vehicle which failed to stop.

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Yesterday, 16:19

Emergency services were called into action after a car came off the road and crashed into a tree near Worlingham during rush-hour.

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James Paget University Hospital
09:59

Christmas cheer will be spread throughout Lowestoft tomorrow as the town’s festive lights are switched on.

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