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Care Quality Commission
BROADLANDS CARE HOME IN OULTON BROAD, SUFFOLK WHICH HAS RECEIVED AN OUTSTANDING CQC REPORT. MANAGER ANNE MAAS WITH STAFF AT BROADLANDS. PICTURE: JAMES BASS PHOTOGRAPHY

An Oulton Broad care home has been rated as ‘outstanding’ following an inspection.

Southwold Mayoral Chains

A coastal town mayor has appealed to the public for help following a burglary that saw historical mayoral chains being stolen.

Melanie Tucker
Lowestoft mayor Nick Weeb and businessman Andrew Kerry at the official opening of Kerry's department store in Lowestoft. Picture by: ANDREW PAPWORTH.

When even retail guru Mary Portas could not save a long-running independent, family-run coastal department store, there was great anxiety about the future a key town centre site.

John Lewis
Hannah and Richard Smith, from Lowestoft, with their children Joshua (9) and Lauren (6).
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

A family taken to court for going on holiday during term time has had their case withdrawn at the last minute.

Suffolk County Council
Rev Nick Ktorides, with locals Ursula Tane, left, and Cindy McWade, who are getting together a collection for the family affected by the fatal flat fire in Lowestoft. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Neighbours shocked by a devastating flat fire in which a person died and two people lost their homes have rallied round to help those affected by the blaze.

Suffolk Police
Andy the Clown shop. Picture by Anthea Davis

From fancy dress outfits to retro toys a newly-opened shop has plenty on offer to put smiles on customers’ faces.

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Sir John Leman High School student Briony Evans-Brown, 12, is returing to school after suffering a heart attack whilst at school.
 Briony at home with her parents Teresa and Alan.
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

The family of schoolgirl who suffered a cardiac arrest have praised staff for saving their daughter’s life.

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Crime

Yesterday, 18:12
Melanie Tucker
Southwold Mayoral Chains

A coastal town mayor has appealed to the public for help following a burglary that saw historical mayoral chains being stolen.

The Sea-Breeze Club on Commercial road, Lowestoft.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A man suffered life-threatening injuries after he was hit around the head with a beer barrel as shouting and screaming onlookers raced for cover.

James Paget Hospital
Suffolk police are investigating.

Police are seeking witnesses and appealing for information after a 19-year-old woman was reportedly assaulted in south Lowestoft.

Suffolk Police
Police are investigating.  PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Police are seeking witnesses after a shop in Pakefield was burgled.

Southwold Market Place

Thieves made away with a ‘large quantity’ of clothing after breaking into the Timberland shop at Southwold market place at the weekend.

Health

18:30
Care Quality Commission
BROADLANDS CARE HOME IN OULTON BROAD, SUFFOLK WHICH HAS RECEIVED AN OUTSTANDING CQC REPORT. MANAGER ANNE MAAS WITH STAFF AT BROADLANDS. PICTURE: JAMES BASS PHOTOGRAPHY

An Oulton Broad care home has been rated as ‘outstanding’ following an inspection.

Sir John Leman High School student Briony Evans-Brown, 12, is returing to school after suffering a heart attack whilst at school.
 Briony at home with her parents Teresa and Alan.
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

The family of schoolgirl who suffered a cardiac arrest have praised staff for saving their daughter’s life.

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Vi Malin is Norfolk's oldest woman at 110. Picture: Ian Burt

Baby boys born in South Norfolk can expect to live three years longer than those born a few miles away in Great Yarmouth, according to new figures showing stark differences in life expectancy.

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George Clarke,9, has won a braverey award for saving his great grandmother's life.

George with his great grandma Sandra Newton,72,

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A nine-year-old boy whose quick thinking helped to save the life of his seriously ill great grandma has been honoured with an award from the ambulance service.

Carlton Colville
Lowestoft Hospital. Photo by Nick Butcher. Archant © 2010

The last two out-patient services based at Lowestoft Hospital will move out next month after a burst water main has rendered the site unsuitable.

James Paget University Hospital

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Education

Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Jason Harrison
Lowestoft acid attack victim Adele Bellis. 
Picture: JAMES BASS

She was left scarred for life by a vicious revenge acid attack after getting into an abusive relationship that spiralled out of control.

Youngsters from Reydon Primary school dress-up for Children In Need 2016.

Pyjamas have been worn, legs have been waxed and games have been played as Children in Need fever has taken centre stage once more.

BBC
East Point Academy. Picture: James Bass

More than three-and-a-half years ago, it had been described by government education inspectors as a school in “special measures”.

East Point Academy
Childrens author Michael Rosen at the Lowestoft Marina Theatre performing to hundreds of youngsters from schools across the county.
Michael Rosen book signing for youngsters from St Margaret primary school, Lowestoft.
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

He is one of Britain’s most popular and best loved children’s authors.

United Kingdom
Red Oak Primary School wins Gold Mark Award

Youngsters are celebrating after their school received a top award for sporting provision.

Red Oak Primary School

Business

Yesterday, 18:00
John Lewis
Lowestoft mayor Nick Weeb and businessman Andrew Kerry at the official opening of Kerry's department store in Lowestoft. Picture by: ANDREW PAPWORTH.

When even retail guru Mary Portas could not save a long-running independent, family-run coastal department store, there was great anxiety about the future a key town centre site.

Linda Barnes has run Lindy Lou's Bags on the Britten Centre market for five years and has been given notice to quit.

Market traders in Lowestoft are facing a bleak 2017 after being served with eviction notices.

Britten Centre
An offshore wind farm. Photo credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Radar technology being used to keep drones away from airports and military planes could also be used to protect offshore windfarms.

Adnams Distribution Centre 10 years

When Adnams decided to move its distribution centre out of the middle of Southwold over a decade ago, its directors challenged themselves to do something different.

Andy Wood
The New National Home of Horse Racing Museum has received funding from the New Anglia LEP

It had a £33million increase in public funding last year and is run by an unelected body, influencing decisions which affect people everywhere in our region.

Colin Noble

Most Read

Yesterday, 16:35
Rev Nick Ktorides, with locals Ursula Tane, left, and Cindy McWade, who are getting together a collection for the family affected by the fatal flat fire in Lowestoft. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Neighbours shocked by a devastating flat fire in which a person died and two people lost their homes have rallied round to help those affected by the blaze.

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Suffolk Police
Yesterday, 18:00
Lowestoft mayor Nick Weeb and businessman Andrew Kerry at the official opening of Kerry's department store in Lowestoft. Picture by: ANDREW PAPWORTH.

When even retail guru Mary Portas could not save a long-running independent, family-run coastal department store, there was great anxiety about the future a key town centre site.

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John Lewis
Yesterday, 08:44
Sir John Leman High School student Briony Evans-Brown, 12, is returing to school after suffering a heart attack whilst at school.
 Briony at home with her parents Teresa and Alan.
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

The family of schoolgirl who suffered a cardiac arrest have praised staff for saving their daughter’s life.

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Yesterday, 17:50
Hannah and Richard Smith, from Lowestoft, with their children Joshua (9) and Lauren (6).
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

A family taken to court for going on holiday during term time has had their case withdrawn at the last minute.

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Suffolk County Council
Yesterday, 14:00
Andy the Clown shop. Picture by Anthea Davis

From fancy dress outfits to retro toys a newly-opened shop has plenty on offer to put smiles on customers’ faces.

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Lowestoft mayor Nick Weeb and businessman Andrew Kerry at the official opening of Kerry's department store in Lowestoft. Picture by: ANDREW PAPWORTH.

When even retail guru Mary Portas could not save a long-running independent, family-run coastal department store, there was great anxiety about the future a key town centre site.

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Andy the Clown shop. Picture by Anthea Davis

From fancy dress outfits to retro toys a newly-opened shop has plenty on offer to put smiles on customers’ faces.

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