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Will Evans takes part in a previous STEM School session at Lowestoft College. Picture: Mick Howes

Students are to be given the chance to learn more about STEM subjects by joining in with interactive sessions.

Lowestoft Players win the event.
 Suzie Kingston, Simon Warren and Howie Forster. 


PHOTO: Nick Butcher

There were new winners in the annual Lowestoft Pancake Day race as a team of three nuns flipped their way to the overall crown.

Darren Newman
Children from Pakefield Primary School have been taking part in a project all about Love.

 PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Youngsters at Pakefield Primary School have got their creative juices flowing in order to raise funds for the school’s Parent and Teacher Association (PTA).

Pakefield Primary School
Southwold beach on another warm sunny day in October.

Stuck for ideas of how to give your partner the perfect Valentine’s Day? Luckily you’re living in one of the most beautiful parts of the country, so there’s no shortage of ways to woo your loved one. Journal editor ANDREW PAPWORTH looks at the top romantic treats Waveney has to offer.

Africa
Hopton on Sea village sign.
The village of Hopton close to the Suffolk border.

Picture: James Bass

Plans to build 15 new bungalows have been approved despite objections from parish councillors and neighbours.

Charles Reynolds
David Chadwick, 58, of Weymouth, was recently released from prison, having been convicted of sexual offences against children in 2013. After breaching his licence conditions he is wanted by police.

A convicted paedophile who sparked a police hunt after allegedly breaking his licence conditions has given himself up in Lowestoft.

Norwich
Police Officers. Picture: James Bass.

A ten-year-old boy, who was seriously injured after he was involved in a collision with a Ford Escort car in Lowestoft, has returned home.

Suffolk Police

Crime

Yesterday, 21:32
Norwich
David Chadwick, 58, of Weymouth, was recently released from prison, having been convicted of sexual offences against children in 2013. After breaching his licence conditions he is wanted by police.

A convicted paedophile who sparked a police hunt after allegedly breaking his licence conditions has given himself up in Lowestoft.

Tim Passmore has vowed to tackle FGM

Police in Suffolk have said tackling Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and sexual abuse is a key priority, and have vowed to take a “zero tolerance” approach to the issue.

Tim Passmore
Bury St Edmunds Magistrates Court

Campaigners who fought to save two Suffolk magistrates courts voiced their disappointment last night as it was confirmed the centres will be closed.

Tim Passmore
Solicitors from Cole Bentley and Co, Norton Peskett, Breydons and Powleys campaigned against the closure of Lowestoft Magistrates Court. 

Picture: James Bass

There is going to be another round of court closures in East Anglia as the government today confirmed that courts at Lowestoft, King’s Lynn and Bury St Edmunds would shut.

Shailesh Vara
Norwich Prison. Photo: Steve Adams

A 26-year-old woman has been jailed for six months after she tried to smuggle heroin into Norwich Prison.

Norwich Crown Court

Health

Yesterday, 09:10
Tim Passmore
Tim Passmore has vowed to tackle FGM

Police in Suffolk have said tackling Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and sexual abuse is a key priority, and have vowed to take a “zero tolerance” approach to the issue.

Junior doctors on strike at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Junior doctors today say they are “fighting for the future of the NHS” as they strike action against the government, prompting disruption to hundreds of patients across the region.

David Cameron
An East of England Ambulance Trust ambulance. Photograph Simon Parker

Figures have revealed the region’s ambulance service is continuing to fall short when responding to the most serious emergencies.

Therese Coffey
Lil Chris, real name Chris Hardman, died in March last year, when he was found hanging at his home at the age of 24. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The inquest into the death of Chris Hardman, from Lowestoft, heard how he struggled with depression and fame at a young age.

Chris Hardman
Crafts, food and chocolate fair at Brooke House Care Home. Margaret Sims from The Norfolk Truffle Company.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Chocolate connoisseurs were in for a sweet treat as an inaugural fair was successfully held in the grounds of a Norfolk care home.

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Education

Fri, 07:00
Lowestoft Sixth Form College
Lowestoft Sixth Form College.

Lowestoft Sixth Form College has said it is not facing any immediate challenges after it emerged the government had given it a financial notice to improve, after rating its financial health as “inadequate”.

A mixture of pupils in years three and four at Woods Loke Primary School standing at the front of the assembly with images and a bill about the project. Pictures: MICK HOWES

Enthusiastic pupils at a Lowestoft primary school are continuing to work on an inspirational challenge.

Woods Loke Primary School
Woods Loke primary school headteacher, Mark Prentice, dressed as his hero David Bowie.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Heroes, space and music are helping to inspire the next generation – and at one Lowestoft primary school, it could well be a case of Ground Control to Major Tim...

Woods Loke Primary School
 East Norfolk Sixth Form College election hustings.

Picture: James Bass

Two of the county’s biggest colleges are set to merge under new proposals.

Sixth Form College

Business

Fri, 13:56
Hoseasons
The Horning Water Carnival return to the Broads after a 10 year break with decorated boats taking to the River Bure for a day of family fun. Money raised through the event will go to building a new school hall at Horning primary school and raise awareness for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

East Anglian tourism has finally “got its act together” and is now reaping the rewards, according to an industry leader.

Andy Wood, chief executive of Adnams.

Southwold brewer Adnams has pledged to support the pub industry by freezing its beer prices for the rest of this year.

Adnams
Lowestoft Rising change manager Phil Aves.

Oil and gas workers have been reassured there are job opportunities in Lowestoft after it was revealed hundreds of people along the east coast have lost their jobs in the industry.

New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership
Matt Hampson
, founder of the Matt Hampson Foundation, which is being supported by Adnams through sales of its limited edition beer Prop Hop.
Photo: Jason Bye

Southwold brewer Adnams has reintroduced its limited edition beer Prop Hop to coincide with the start of this year’s Six Nations rugby championship.

Adnams
Oil and Gas platform

The energy industry in the East has issued a high-level plea urging the prime minister to support the region “as a matter of urgency”.

Peter Aldous

Most Read

Yesterday, 21:32
David Chadwick, 58, of Weymouth, was recently released from prison, having been convicted of sexual offences against children in 2013. After breaching his licence conditions he is wanted by police.

A convicted paedophile who sparked a police hunt after allegedly breaking his licence conditions has given himself up in Lowestoft.

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Norwich
Thu, 08:37
Improvement work has started at the Oulton Broad North level crossing.

Long-awaited improvements to cut the time drivers spend waiting at a notorious level crossing have finally got under way – to the joy of motorists, residents and businesses in the area.

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Peter Aldous
Yesterday, 07:30
Jake Aldridge is releasing a new single alongside his girlfriend Kelly Brooks. Picture: Haleana Knights Photography

Many couples have a special song which was the background to their first kiss or their first dance as a married couple.

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Carlton Colville
Yesterday, 17:00
Police Officers. Picture: James Bass.

A ten-year-old boy, who was seriously injured after he was involved in a collision with a Ford Escort car in Lowestoft, has returned home.

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Suffolk Police
Children from Pakefield Primary School have been taking part in a project all about Love.

 PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Youngsters at Pakefield Primary School have got their creative juices flowing in order to raise funds for the school’s Parent and Teacher Association (PTA).

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Pakefield Primary School

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Thu, 08:37
Improvement work has started at the Oulton Broad North level crossing.

Long-awaited improvements to cut the time drivers spend waiting at a notorious level crossing have finally got under way – to the joy of motorists, residents and businesses in the area.

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Peter Aldous

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