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Yesterday, 16:15

A person has died after being hit by a train at North Cove, near Beccles.

Charity Glow Walk along Lowestoft seafront

Dressed in neon colours, fancy dress or their favourite ‘onesies’, more than 270 people took part in a charity evening stroll along Lowestoft seafront last night.

The Betfred shop that was robbed

Police have arrested and charged three people in connection with a robbery at a bookmakers in Lowestoft.

The James Paget University Hospital's Remarkable People awards.

Two hospital workers who took swift action to stop thousands of patient records from being destroyed by fire were honoured with a surprise award at the James Paget University Hospital staff awards.

The striking teachers outside Benjamin Britten High School
By Anthony Carroll

The strike action at a Lowestoft high school appeared to be over today after negotiations between governors and union representatives.

Crime

Yesterday, 11:01

Police have arrested and charged three people in connection with a robbery at a bookmakers in Lowestoft.

Police are seeking witnesses after a chemist in Pakefield was broken into.

Kate and Jon Coxon are concerned that somoene is poisoning their cats with anti-freeze.
Kate and John with house cat Myrtle.

A Lowestoft couple have been left heartbroken after losing their pet cats to anti-freeze poisoning for a second time.

Lowestoft police are seeking witnesses after a man was robbed in the town.

Police are seeking witnesses after a man was attacked as he walked home in Lowestoft.

Health

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Two hospital workers who took swift action to stop thousands of patient records from being destroyed by fire were honoured with a surprise award at the James Paget University Hospital staff awards.

The James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston. Picture: James Bass

Inspectors have ruled that the James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston has made significant improvements in ensuring patients were safe and informed.

The cost of

The cost of patients missing appointments at Norfolk’s three main hospitals soared to an estimated £10m last year, according to new figures.

Bridge View, Lowestoft. Centre manager Stuart Jennings.
Photo: Andy Darnell

A day of action is being held to raise awareness of the scale of food poverty in Lowestoft.

The region's ambulance service has created two new roles to improve patient care.

Two new roles have been created at the region’s ambulance service in a bid to improve patient care and career progression for front-line staff.

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Education

Friday, October 17, 2014

The strike action at a Lowestoft high school appeared to be over today after negotiations between governors and union representatives.

The striking teachers outside Benjamin Britten High School. By Anthony Carroll

Ofsted has defended a decision to inspect a high school despite the majority of lessons being cancelled because of industrial action.

Author Megan Rix visits Poplars primary school.

A popular children’s author has told a group of enthusiastic Lowesftoft youngsters the importance of reading as many books as possible.

Students from East Point Academy get to use the new Lego studio.

It is the world’s biggest toymaker and has kept countless children busy by building castles and spaceships out of chunky brick blocks.

The teachers on strike outside Benjamin Britten High School last week

Teachers at a Lowestoft high school will be on strike again tomorrow and Thursday over what their unions claim is an unfair pay policy.

Business

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

A company behind wind turbines in north Suffolk is looking to raise capital by selling shares in its energy projects.

The Lovewell Blake Holiday Parks Team - from left Kim Mann James Banham Andrew Miller John Catchpole

Norwich-based accountancy firm Lovewell Blake has created a new specialist team to support East Anglia’s holiday parks sector.

Daya Thayan and his wife Sumi with staff an anniversary party

The care industry offers even brighter career opportunities in our region than the energy sector, insists one of the region’s most successful entrepreneurs.

Official Opening of Trinity House, Lowestoft. Heidi Mottram, Chief Executive of Essex & Suffolk Water. Officially opens the new building.
Chris Starkie, Heidi Mottram,Philip Bodie and Grant Keys.

A new £4m customer centre for Essex & Suffolk has been officially opened in Lowestoft today.

The King's Lynn branch of Phones 4U, with the shutters down today. Picture: Chris Bishop

Phones 4u is to go into administration - placing more than 5,500 jobs at risk - after network operator EE joined Vodafone in cutting ties with the retailer.

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Yesterday, 16:15
A train on the Lowestoft to Beccles Line has hit a person at North Cove near Beccles.

A person has died after being hit by a train at North Cove, near Beccles.

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Yesterday, 11:01
The Betfred shop that was robbed

Police have arrested and charged three people in connection with a robbery at a bookmakers in Lowestoft.

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Friday, December 7, 2012
The cannabis factory in Whapload Road, Lowestoft. PICTURE: Supplied

A LOWESTOFT man who acted as a caretaker for a cannabis factory where drugs were being produced on a “massive scale” was this week given a suspended prison sentence.

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Monday, October 13, 2014

Police are seeking witnesses after a man was attacked as he walked home in Lowestoft.

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Yesterday, 12:28
Charity Glow Walk along Lowestoft seafront

Dressed in neon colours, fancy dress or their favourite ‘onesies’, more than 270 people took part in a charity evening stroll along Lowestoft seafront last night.

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