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A jilted boyfriend has been found guilty of plotting to “horrifically disfigure” his ex-girlfriend by first having her stabbed in the face and later doused in acid.

Picture: James Bass

A 30-year old man suffered an injury to his jaw after he was assaulted inside a pub in Lowestoft.

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Anthony Riley, 26, of Raglan Street in Lowestoft has been found guilty of an acid attack against Adele Bellis. Photo: Suffolk Police

Adele Bellis has spoken out after her boyfriend was found guilty of plotting to “horrifically disfigure” her.

Ipswich Crown Court
The small motor cruiser ‘Summer Daze’. Picture: Mick Howes

The crew of Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat ‘Patsy Knight’ were called out at 7pm on Monday evening to go to assist a small motor cruiser that had run aground on a sandbank off Lowestoft.

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Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

Police are appealing for the driver of a car to come forward after a collision where a motorcyclist and a pedestrian were injured.

Suffolk Police

A teenage boy has been taken to hospital after suffering head injuries after a collision with a car in Lowestoft.

Police at the scene of an attack on London Road South, Pakefield.

The jury in the trial of a jilted boyfriend accused of hatching a plan to “horrifically disfigure” his beautician ex-girlfriend has been sent home for the night.

Ipswich Crown Court

Crime

Friday, August 28, 2015
Ipswich Crown Court

The jury in the trial of two men accused of being involved in a plot to throw acid over a 22-year-old Suffolk beautician is expected to retire to consider its verdicts next week.

Suffolk Police have issued four CCTV images of the two men they would like to speak to in conncetion with the incidents. Photo: Suffolk Police

Police have issued CCTV images of two men they would like to speak to after the theft of £200 worth of food from Co-op in Lowestoft

Suffolk Police
Police are at the scene

The A12 in Lowestoft is clear after a “serious” crash this morning.

Dean Walker has been jailed for 34 months after admitting two home burglaries and a theft from a vehicle.

A 43-year-old man, formerly from Lowestoft, has been jailed for two years and ten months after admitting two home burglaries and a theft from a vehicle.

Lowestoft
Police Officers. Picture: James Bass.

Three people have been charged with possession of heroin with intent to supply after police carried out a warrant at a flat in Lowestoft on Thursday, August 13.

Suffolk Police

Health

Sunday, August 30, 2015
Stephen Ardley

An adult learning centre aims to expand support and advice its provides after moving into a new venue which will be “much more accessible for adults”.

James Paget University Hospital, Gorleston, Norfolk.

A Norfolk hospital trust is searching for the cause of a rise in deaths after it emerged a higher-than-expected amount of patients have died.

Addenbrooke's Hospital
Peter Aldous takes a carbon monoxide test at ECCH’s awareness event in Lowestoft

The dangers of carbon monoxide have been highlighted at an event in Lowestoft town centre.

Peter Aldous
New operating theatres at James Paget University Hospital. Left to right, Dr Pushpa L. Nathan, Dr Ayodele Obideyi and Gail Banham, clinical lead, senior operating department practitioner. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Patients at the James Paget University Hospital are set to benefit from a new operating theatre suite which is part of an £8m programme to improve facilities.

James Paget University Hospital
Southwold Hospital.

Southwold Hospital will not be taking any new inpatients on the grounds of patient safety after ‘uncertainty’ surrounding its future led to a drop in staff numbers.

Southwold Hospital

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Education

Friday, August 21, 2015
Carlton Colville

Lowestoft schools have shown an improvement in their GCSE results - but school and community leaders have warned there is more work to do amid warnings that progress is still slow.

Diss High School GCSE students get their results. Kirsty Firth and Annie Murton can't believe how well they have done.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

GCSE results in Norfolk and Suffolk have improved in a year which saw wide variations between schools and districts.

Norfolk County Council

GCSE results across Norfolk

Thursday, August 20, 2015
Students are collecting their GCSE results today.

GCSE results from schools across the region as they come in.

East Point Academy
Warren school pupils celebrating the opening of their new sensory garden.

Picture: James Bass

At first glance it looks like any other garden.

A level and AS level results day at Lowestoft Sixth Form College.

Picture: James Bass

After sitting their final exams, the long wait to find out the crucial results can feel like an eternity for A-level students.

Lowestoft Sixth Form College

Business

Tue, 12:49

Twenty-four staff have lost their jobs at a Lowestoft department store which went into administration last month as urgent efforts continue to find a buyer for the business.

Managers 
Laura Willimot and her brother David Spooner inside Godfreys department store after it got a makeover from retail guru Mary Portas. It has been announced that the company is applying to the court to go into administration.

Lowestoft department store Godfreys recently went into administration - but what led to it happening? ANDREW PAPWORTH reports.

Managers 
Laura Willimot and her brother David Spooner inside Godfreys department store after it got a makeover from retail guru Mary Portas. It has been announced that the company is applying to the court to go into administration.

A major family-run Lowestoft department store which found national fame after being featured on a television programme with retail guru Mary Portas has gone into administration.

Peter Aldous
Business feature at the Ivy House Hotel, Oulton Broad with Adrian Parton and his cousin Keith Parton.

For an academic turned entrepreneur who had spent half his life building up science based enterprises before selling them for millions, the hotel trade was quite a departure.

Ivy House country hotel, Oulton Broad.
Adrian Parton (left) and Keith Parton.

A well-known hotel has built a £1.7million purpose-built hall for weddings as part of a major series of improvements.

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Yesterday, 16:19
Anthony Riley, 26, of Raglan Street in Lowestoft has been found guilty of an acid attack against Adele Bellis. Photo: Suffolk Police

Adele Bellis has spoken out after her boyfriend was found guilty of plotting to “horrifically disfigure” her.

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Ipswich Crown Court
Leon Thompson, 39, of Alma Road, Lowestoft, has been found guilty in connection with a  knife attack. Jason Harrison, 27, of Princes Road, Lowestoft and Daniel Marshall, 38, of Rose Court, Haverhill plead guilty to offences at an earlier date. Photo: Suffolk Police

A jilted boyfriend has been found guilty of plotting to “horrifically disfigure” his ex-girlfriend by first having her stabbed in the face and later doused in acid.

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Ipswich Crown Court
Yesterday, 17:14
Picture: James Bass

A 30-year old man suffered an injury to his jaw after he was assaulted inside a pub in Lowestoft.

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Lowestoft police
Tue, 17:35

A teenage boy has been taken to hospital after suffering head injuries after a collision with a car in Lowestoft.

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Tue, 17:43
Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

Police are appealing for the driver of a car to come forward after a collision where a motorcyclist and a pedestrian were injured.

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Suffolk Police

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