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Yesterday, 19:29
Bob Collis

Hundreds of people took a step back in time and enjoyed a vintage festival as Lowestoft was transported to the 1940s.

Interesting stories behind a variety of buildings and landmarks across Norfolk will be revealed at the popular Heritage Open Days festival this autumn.

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Dozens of people have flocked to enjoy a popular music festival, which is rocking Lowestoft seafront for the final time today (Sunday).

James Paget University Hospital

Record numbers made it an “awesome” weekend as a popular outdoor swimming pool reopened for the new season.

BBC

Traditional scouting songs echoed out around a camp fire as more than 340 youngsters joined forces for a “perfect” occasion.

A Dutch woman was rescued from her yacht after she broke a bone in her upper arm and suffered a suspected dislocated shoulder following a fall.

James Paget University Hospital

Coastguard rescue officers were called out after a porpoise washed up onto the shoreline in Lowestoft.

Crime

Yesterday, 00:15
United Kingdom

Armed police with sub-machine guns are continuing high visibility patrols across Norfolk over the Bank Holiday weekend - despite a lowering of the UK threat level.

With the UK terror threat level being lowered to ‘severe’, Suffolk’s Chief Constable Gareth Wilson has reassured residents that policing will remain highly visible for this weekend.

Gareth Wilson

Two men who were involved in a £47,000 armed robbery at a Beccles jewellers have been jailed for a total of more than 17 years.

Ipswich Crown Court

“A dreadful, appalling and evil crime” - and it is happening on our doorstep.

Tim Passmore

Police chiefs in Norfolk and Suffolk are meeting today to review their response to terrorist attacks after a suicide bomber killed 22 people and injured another 59 at a concert in Manchester on Monday night.

Suffolk police

Health

Friday, May 26, 2017
Christine Allen

Hospital chiefs have praised the dedication of staff, who worked “tirelessly” to minimise disruption following a national cyber attack on the NHS.

The mother of a teenager who died in a crash on the A47 near Hopton said she is searching for answers about why her daughter was sectioned for mental health issues the night before her death – but then released.

James Paget Hospital

Staff and residents at a Lowestoft area care home expressed pride at achieving a special accreditation for a new standard of dementia care.

Free half-term activities for children in Lowestoft and the surrounding area are being offered as part of a countywide festival.

Carlton Colville

It is an issue which is dominating the election agenda, taking a close second place only to Brexit in polls on the most important issue to voters.

Theresa May

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Education

Friday, May 26, 2017

Two East Coast College catering students have returned from the opportunity of a lifetime after undertaking a work experience placement at the highly-regarded Hand and Flowers restaurant in Marlow.

Pupils at a primary school have learnt about what life is like in Tanzania during a “wonderful” event.

A college leader is hopeful about the future of her educational establishment which has been told it will not have to merge with others.

Sixth Form College

More than a dozen staff at a newly formed college serving Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft are at risk of redundancy.

Lowestoft

A summer concert has celebrated musical talent and accomplishment.

Saint Felix School

Business

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
University of East Anglia

A brewery has joined forces with the Norwich Business School at the University of East Anglia (UEA) to encourage undergraduates to gain skills to enhance their future employability.

Better promotion of social care jobs and providing more opportunities for career progression in the industry will be key to continued growth for a regional care home operator.

Lowestoft College

Scores of Norfolk businesses are owed tens of thousands of pounds after the company behind one of Norfolk’s most iconic hotels brought in liquidators.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

A Lowestoft guesthouse has been honoured with a national accolade.

A project which was due to kick start the regeneration of a former civic site in Lowestoft has ground to a halt, after the company behind it went into administration.

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Yesterday, 19:29

Hundreds of people took a step back in time and enjoyed a vintage festival as Lowestoft was transported to the 1940s.

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Bob Collis
Yesterday, 15:30

Traditional scouting songs echoed out around a camp fire as more than 340 youngsters joined forces for a “perfect” occasion.

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Yesterday, 11:52

A Dutch woman was rescued from her yacht after she broke a bone in her upper arm and suffered a suspected dislocated shoulder following a fall.

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James Paget University Hospital
Yesterday, 10:24

Coastguard rescue officers were called out after a porpoise washed up onto the shoreline in Lowestoft.

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Yesterday, 08:56

A scheduled train service from Lowestoft to Norwich this morning (Sunday) has been cancelled.

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Norwich

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