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HM Lowestoft and Southwold Coastguard Rescue Teams repond to a call-out. Picture: Natasha Mills

Coastguards have issued a warning, reminding people that “distress flares are not fireworks.”

Southwold lifeboat was called out.

Reports that a kitesurfer was in trouble off the coast sparked a major search.

HM Coastguard

Firefighters from Halesworth quickly dealt with a van, which was ablaze in a street in Darsham.

Jeremy Fournel at The Amber Shop in Southwold

Police are hunting a man and woman who netted thousands of pounds worth of gems in a daylight snatch-and-grab raid on a jewellers in Southwold.

Southwold beach. 
Dog walkers enjoying the sunshine.

For many who enjoy the treasured East Anglian coastline while walking man’s best friend, it is a regular part of a daily routine.

Waveney District Council
Southwold Market Place

Police were called to a jewellers in Southwold this afternoon following a reported burglary.

Crime

08:45
Jeremy Fournel at The Amber Shop in Southwold

Police are hunting a man and woman who netted thousands of pounds worth of gems in a daylight snatch-and-grab raid on a jewellers in Southwold.

Southwold Market Place

Police were called to a jewellers in Southwold this afternoon following a reported burglary.

Suffolk police are investigating.

Investigations are under way after a man and woman were assaulted in Lowestoft.

Lowestoft police
Lowestoft police.  PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Detectives are seeking witnesses after burglars raided a home in Oulton Broad.

Police investigating an armed robbery at a jewellers in Beccles have released CCTV images of a car officers would like to locate. Picture Suffolk Police

Police investigating an armed robbery at a jewellers in Beccles have released CCTV images of a car officers would like to locate.

Suffolk Police

Health

Yesterday, 16:22
Christine Allen
James Paget University Hospital, Gorleston, Norfolk.

Hospital chiefs are hoping a regulator will agree new targets for A&E performance in order to access more than £500,000 of funds.

Kingsley Healthcare chief executive Daya Thayan pictured with Kingsley Healthcare staff. Picture by: Andrew Papworth.

A new academy training the next generation of carers is to be launched to help tackle the region’s growing dementia problem - and give young people new career opportunities.

Lowestoft College
The White House care home, Beccles.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A care home has vowed to improve after an industry watchdog rated it as inadequate.

Care Quality Commission
Andy Evans
Chief Executive
HealthEast CIC
Managing Director, Great Yarmouth & Waveney CCG

The chief executive of a clinical commissioning group (CCG) has announced his retirement.

Andy Evans
A grandfather of four has been reunited with life-savers. Steve Clarke (centre) is reunited with paramedics Thomas Lewis-McDonald (left) and Jenny Stocking (right). Picture: East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust.

A grandfather-of-four has been reunited with the ambulance staff who helped save his life – after his heart was restarted 11 times.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

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Education

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Nick Webb
The opening of Pakefield High School's phase three building. Pictures by: ANDREW PAPWORTH

Parents and community leaders were invited to see inside the first high school to be built in Suffolk for 20 years as the final phase of the building was completed.

Filmmakers get tips from pros

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Reece Ritchie and Storybored students at the Seagull Theatre in Pakefield. Picture: July14 - Pay It Forward CIC

Aspiring filmmakers received top tips from leading television and film industry professionals as part of a youth project to make a series of short films about the area where they live.

Lowestoft
Steve Lancashire, chief executive of Reach2

The government has announced three new primary schools will be created in the Norwich area, as well as one in Lowestoft for children who have been excluded from mainstream school.

United Kingdom
Peter Marshall has stepped down as principal of Ormiston Denes Academy. Picture: Nick Butcher

A coastal high school has appointed an interim headteacher after its principal resigned.

Peter Marshall
GCSE results at Sprowston High School. Kelsey Andrews, left, who celebrated her birthday as well as her exam results with Alice Trett. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

GCSE results in Norfolk and Suffolk have gone up, as schools across the counties reported improvements on last year’s figures.

Business

The new Poundstretcher store, which is set to open tomorrow (Saturday) in Lowestoft town centre. Pictures: SIMON WARD

New jobs will be created as a discount chain retailer expands into a “new and improved store” in Lowestoft town centre.

Nick Webb
A wind farm off the coast of East Anglia.

The developer of one of Norfolk’s largest wind farms has called on businesses to get in early and register their interest in forming part of the project’s multi-million pound supply chain.

East of England Energy Group
EEEGR award winners 2016. Left to right (back): Neil Clarkson (Windcat Workboats), Matt Wooltorton and Paul Thomson (Sembmarine SLP), Simon Gray (EEEGR), John Best (Best Proactive), Graeme Cook (Geeforce), Martin Myhill Sisley (James Fisher Marine), Alan Wagner (Lowestoft College), Les Holden (Great Yarmouth College), Mark Riemers (SPT Offshore - suction bucket technology Dudgeon project), Richie Mason (ALE Heavylift, Dudgeon project), Neil Manning 3D at Depth. Pictures: AMEY EVENTS

Leading firms and workers in East Anglia’s energy sector have been honoured for playing their part in a “year of great change” in their industry.

East of England Energy Group
Hoseasons managing director Simon Altham pictured with workers. Picture RYAN MASON

Coastal businesses have a social responsibility to help the community by providing apprenticeship opportunities for young people in their town, a leading employer in the area has said.

Hoseasons

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08:45
Jeremy Fournel at The Amber Shop in Southwold

Police are hunting a man and woman who netted thousands of pounds worth of gems in a daylight snatch-and-grab raid on a jewellers in Southwold.

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The new Poundstretcher store, which is set to open tomorrow (Saturday) in Lowestoft town centre. Pictures: SIMON WARD

New jobs will be created as a discount chain retailer expands into a “new and improved store” in Lowestoft town centre.

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Nick Webb
Yesterday, 16:33
Southwold Market Place

Police were called to a jewellers in Southwold this afternoon following a reported burglary.

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Yesterday, 18:37
Southwold beach. 
Dog walkers enjoying the sunshine.

For many who enjoy the treasured East Anglian coastline while walking man’s best friend, it is a regular part of a daily routine.

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Waveney District Council

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Yesterday, 18:37
Southwold beach. 
Dog walkers enjoying the sunshine.

For many who enjoy the treasured East Anglian coastline while walking man’s best friend, it is a regular part of a daily routine.

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Waveney District Council

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