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Stephen Jacob with the rescued koi carp.

A koi carp was truly a fish out water when it was found flapping around in the middle of busy Lowestoft road.

Latitude Comedy 2016

Additional music, dance and theatre acts have been added to the line-up for this year’s Latitude Festival.

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Traffic chaos outside Carlton Colville Primary School.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Lives are still being put at risk outside a busy primary school – more than three years after a campaign was launched to tackle traffic problems there.

Carlton Colville Primary School
Police Officers. Picture: James Bass.

Four men were arrested for drug driving and seven vehicles were seized by officers after a police operation in Lowestoft on Wednesday.

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Police are appealing for witnesses. Picture: Ian Burt

Two men have been arrested after police carried out a drugs warrant at an address in Lowestoft yesterday.

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A Lowestoft primary school opened as normal today (Wednesday) after a “small isolated” dishwasher blaze.

Mark Prentice
Somerleyton primary school pupils taking part in a science day part of the Royal Academy of Engineering Lowestoft project. Building a paddle boat.  Picture: James Bass

Engineers of tomorrow have been taking advantage of a new ground-breaking project from the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Crime

Yesterday, 12:59
Lowestoft
Police Officers. Picture: James Bass.

Four men were arrested for drug driving and seven vehicles were seized by officers after a police operation in Lowestoft on Wednesday.

Police are appealing for witnesses. Picture: Ian Burt

Two men have been arrested after police carried out a drugs warrant at an address in Lowestoft yesterday.

Lowestoft
Audrey Williams had her handbag stolen during a recent shopping trip to Yarmouth.

A disabled pensioner from Lowestoft has spoken of her distress after a callous thief stole her handbag as she lay on the ground following a fall.

Great Yarmouth
Farran Noble and Gary High with the bike donated by the Taylor High Memorial Fund. Picture: SUPPLIED

A generous charity stepped in to replace a “distraught” teenager’s bike after it was stolen.

Benjamin Britten High School
Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass.

Police are appealing for help to trace the family of a man who died at the end of last month.

Peter

Health

Monday, April 11, 2016
Suffolk Police
Air and land ambulances were called to Milton Road East in Lowestoft.

A man, who collapsed in Lowestoft this morning (Monday), has been taken to hospital for further treatment.

James Paget University Hospital, Gorleston, Norfolk.

Hospital bosses are asking patients only to attend its A&E department if they need emergency help.

James Paget University Hospital
Winners from last year's James Paget University Hospitals Remarkable People Awards.

Patients and the public are being urged to speak out about examples of great care they experienced to help a hospital trust celebrate its finest achievements.

Christine Allen
East Coast Community Healthcare held an event in honour of the breastfeeding support team.

Volunteers who have helped scores of new mums to breastfeed their babies were thanked during a celebration thrown in their honour.

James Paget University Hospital
mental health feature with Sarah Barrett and her mother Cath Pickles

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

As someone with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for several years, Sarah Barrett has constantly had to deal with the stigma attached to mental health issues.

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Carlton Colville Primary School
Traffic chaos outside Carlton Colville Primary School.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Lives are still being put at risk outside a busy primary school – more than three years after a campaign was launched to tackle traffic problems there.

Great Yarmouth College.  Picture: James Bass

Plans for three coastal colleges to merge won the backing of more than half the people who took part in a consultation, but many raised concerns about travel.

Lowestoft Sixth Form College
Students abseiled down a wind turbine tower and practiced life-saving skills and survival at sea during a course to prepare unemployed people for a career in the renewable energy industry.

Students abseiled down a wind turbine tower and practiced life-saving skills during a course to prepare unemployed people for a career in the renewable energy industry.

Lowestoft College
Click on our interactive map below to see inspection grades for individual schools. Picture: Google Maps

Ofsted inspection results for schools in Norfolk are improving faster than the national average, and neighbouring counties, according to the latest data released by the organisation.

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Pakefield High School production of Oliver.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

“Come along – we will leave you wanting more.”

Pakefield High School

Business

Wed, 10:10
United Kingdom

A huge economic boost for the east coast took another step closer after global engineering company Siemens confirmed it would supply the turbines for a major windfarm project.

Nick and Kim Hoare from Ivy Grange Farm near Halesworth run a glamping site with 5 Yurts.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A glamping firm hoping to banish memories of sodden sleeping bags and leaking tents is catching the eye of campers after an upmarket break.

Scotland
The BHS in Norwich. Photo: EDP/Evening News

High street retailer BHS has collapsed into administration, putting 11,000 jobs at risk and threatening the closure of up to 164 stores.

United Kingdom
Greg Munford with some of the Richardsons fleet at Stalham
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Holiday firms in the region say major investment has turned the post-recession staycation trend into a lasting shift in holidaymakers’ attitudes.

Hoseasons
Businessman Andrew Kerry has taken over the former Godfreys building on Suffolk Road. 

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

One of Lowestoft’s best-known department stores has reopened its doors after being bought by an influential Norfolk businessman.

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Stephen Jacob with the rescued koi carp.

A koi carp was truly a fish out water when it was found flapping around in the middle of busy Lowestoft road.

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Traffic chaos outside Carlton Colville Primary School.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Lives are still being put at risk outside a busy primary school – more than three years after a campaign was launched to tackle traffic problems there.

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Yesterday, 12:59
Police Officers. Picture: James Bass.

Four men were arrested for drug driving and seven vehicles were seized by officers after a police operation in Lowestoft on Wednesday.

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Latitude Comedy 2016

Additional music, dance and theatre acts have been added to the line-up for this year’s Latitude Festival.

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Police are appealing for witnesses. Picture: Ian Burt

Two men have been arrested after police carried out a drugs warrant at an address in Lowestoft yesterday.

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Traffic chaos outside Carlton Colville Primary School.

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Lives are still being put at risk outside a busy primary school – more than three years after a campaign was launched to tackle traffic problems there.

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Latitude Comedy 2016

Additional music, dance and theatre acts have been added to the line-up for this year’s Latitude Festival.

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