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17:30
Gillingham

Hundreds gathered to pay their respects to a well-loved sportsman in Beccles.

Businesses across Waveney are invited to attend a free support event with information available on funding, energy efficiency and cyber protection.

A church will be able to install two new heating units after receiving a funding boost.

Suffolk

A sponsored walk, music and 1950s-themed fancy dress will form part of a day of fun at a special inaugural event.

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A group of army cadets are embarking on a 10km run from Kessingland to Lowestoft to raise money for the Royal British Legion (RBL).

Walkers have a chance to explore part of east Suffolk during a walk this weekend.

Suffolk’s largest teaching union has launched a campaign over the “savage” levels of school funding under the new national funding formula (NFF).

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Crime

Yesterday, 14:24

Police are reminding people to be aware of telephone scams following reports this week that a number of residents have been contacted by a caller claiming to be from the tax office, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

Police are appealing for witnesses following the burglary of a number of power tools from a property in Lowestoft.

Police are appealing for information following an incident of indecent exposure in Worlingham, near Beccles.

Suffolk Police

Police are hunting for an elderly man who is alleged to have groped the bottom of a teenage boy in Lowestoft.

Suffolk Police

Proactive policing by a special task force has yielded three arrests.

Health

12:15

Walkers have a chance to explore part of east Suffolk during a walk this weekend.

Health bosses in Suffolk have said social media, home and school pressures are contributing to depression after new research has revealed that nearly a quarter of girls show significant symptoms by the age of 14.

Suffolk County Council

The Waveney and District Group of Ramblers have two walks coming up in the week ahead.

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

Patients are dying at higher than expected rates at two Norfolk hospitals, according to a measure which NHS chiefs say should be used as a “smoke alarm” for safety.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

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Education

10:04
United Kingdom

Suffolk’s largest teaching union has launched a campaign over the “savage” levels of school funding under the new national funding formula (NFF).

Talented young hockey players from Lowestoft have been officially accredited as young leaders in the sport.

Sixty primary school children were given a tour of one of Lowestoft’s most recognisable landmarks, after two organisations from their community stepped in to make the trip happen.

Suffolk’s largest teachers’ union has welcomed the scrapping of national curriculum tests for seven year olds, describing them as a “waste of time”.

A summit looking at children’s mental health and work to protect wellbeing in Norfolk schools will be launched next week.

Business

Thursday, September 21, 2017
Michael Ladd

Business owners in east Suffolk are being encouraged to take advantage of a free energy support initiative which increases efficiency and reduces running costs.

A Lowestoft-based holiday company is celebrating after winning two coveted industry awards.

An independent ship repairer is riding a wave of prosperity in East Anglia’s maritime sector with further investment in its regional operations.

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They are at the forefront of the specialised marine engineering industry, having earned a worldwide reputation.

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A Southwold hotel attempting to transform itself into a world-class destination has appointed a highly regarded new head chef.

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17:30

Hundreds gathered to pay their respects to a well-loved sportsman in Beccles.

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Gillingham
Yesterday, 18:03

Firefighters from Lowestoft have been called out three times in quick succession this afternoon (Sunday).

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Yesterday, 17:31

It was an emotional day as a popular sportsman was fondly remembered by his former teammates, friends and family.

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Gillingham
Yesterday, 14:24

Police are reminding people to be aware of telephone scams following reports this week that a number of residents have been contacted by a caller claiming to be from the tax office, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

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Yesterday, 20:27

Patients are dying at higher than expected rates at two Norfolk hospitals, according to a measure which NHS chiefs say should be used as a “smoke alarm” for safety.

Read more
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

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