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Yesterday, 18:08

A fire in Lowestoft which claimed the lives of two men - described in an inquest as ‘hoarders’ - was started by a ‘daisy-chained’ toaster in the kitchen.

The launch of the Southwold Arts Festival is just around the corner with a week of exciting and eclectic cultural events taking place throughout next week.

An inspirational slimmer lost nearly ten stone and dropped eight trouser sizes after realising the health risks of his lifestyle.

A specialist nurse has been appointed to help a number of families living with dementia.

Royal British Legion

Norfolk and Waveney is set to feel a lot warmer this week with some places seeing highs of 27C.

Met Office

A Suffolk brewery will help to clean up a beach in their home town of Southwold as our Big Coast Clean Up continues.

Adnams

A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to 20 weeks in prison after assaulting two police officers in Great Yarmouth.

Crime

Yesterday, 15:53

A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to 20 weeks in prison after assaulting two police officers in Great Yarmouth.

Suffolk police are looking to speak to a man in connection with an assault and a theft at a shop in Lowestoft.

Suffolk police

An early morning arson spree saw three wheelie bins set alight just streets apart.

A 36-year-old man has been charged in connection with a Lowestoft burglary along with a string of similar offences.

Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre

An array of jewellery has been stolen during a burglary in Lowestoft.

Health

Yesterday, 16:59

An inspirational slimmer lost nearly ten stone and dropped eight trouser sizes after realising the health risks of his lifestyle.

A specialist nurse has been appointed to help a number of families living with dementia.

Royal British Legion

A number of healthy walks in the Waveney area have been organised by OneLife Suffolk.

Healthcare staff at a social enterprise in Lowestoft have been praised by the former Secretary of State for Health Patricia Hewitt.

Jonathan Williams

Paramedic Tracy Nicholls has been appointed as director of clinical quality and improvement at East of England Ambulance Trust (EEAST).

NHS

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Education

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

National and regional education bosses will join up with Suffolk County Council to form an action plan improving under-performing academies, it has been revealed.

Thousands of pupils were missing from Suffolk’s schools each day during the first term of this school year – with one in five absences unauthorised.

Creative children at one Lowestoft primary school have been honoured in a worldwide contest.

A Suffolk nursery has blamed the “incredibly challenging operating environment” as it announced it could close its doors in just over a month.

Rocket science plunged back down to Earth as hundreds of home-made devices were launched into the skies at the weekend.

Business

Thursday, June 14, 2018
United Kingdom

More than 130 jobs are at risk after a Norfolk retailer became the latest to announce plans to close stores due to a slump in sales.

Budget retailer Poundworld is reportedly on the brink of announcing its intention to appoint administrators – a move which could put 5,300 jobs in jeopardy.

Norwich

An East Anglian entrepreneur is speaking out to warn others after the joy of securing £500,000 investment for his business turned to betrayal as he fell victim to an elaborate fraud.

United Kingdom

An organisation working to promote Lowestoft has been given the green light to continue delivering its services for another five years.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce

The Australian owner of Homebase has put an end to its “disastrous” foray into British retail by selling the DIY chain for just £1.

United Kingdom

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Yesterday, 16:59

An inspirational slimmer lost nearly ten stone and dropped eight trouser sizes after realising the health risks of his lifestyle.

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Yesterday, 18:08

A fire in Lowestoft which claimed the lives of two men - described in an inquest as ‘hoarders’ - was started by a ‘daisy-chained’ toaster in the kitchen.

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Yesterday, 15:53

A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to 20 weeks in prison after assaulting two police officers in Great Yarmouth.

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Yesterday, 12:23

Wildlife experts have responded to concerns over the future of a popular spring.

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Waveney District Council
Yesterday, 13:37

Officers are appealing for help in tracing a missing man.

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Suffolk Police

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