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Police in Lowestoft are seeking witnesses after a man was robbed in Waveney Road.

Police are asking for information.

Police are seeking witnesses after cars parked in streets in central Lowestoft were damaged in a spate of incidents.

Rookery Park Golf club members Andy Crisp (left, in black top) and John W Smith along with Alan Bidwell (not pictured) helped save the life of golfing partner Glyn Bishop who suffered a heart attack on the 18th hole.

They were just a couple of shots away from completing a keenly contested round of golf, when a quick-thinking trio rushed to the aid of their close friend.

Lowestoft Town Hall on the High Street.

Picture: James Bass

People in Lowestoft are being urged to give their views on the future of the historic town hall.

The City of Norwich viewed from the River Wensum. Cow Tower. Picture: Denise Bradley

Broads lovers will soon be able to enjoy more of the stunning waterways as new access to the water is unveiled this week.

Persistent rain has been falling across Norfolk today

Emergency services are being called out to a catalogue of flooded roads tonight because of heavy rain across the region.

Heavy rain could lead to flooding of some roads in Suffolk today. Flood warning sign pictured by Ben Birchall/PA Wire

A flood warning is in place for parts of Halesworth as the wet weather continues.

Crime

Police in Lowestoft are seeking witnesses after a man was robbed in Waveney Road.

Police are asking for information.

Police are seeking witnesses after cars parked in streets in central Lowestoft were damaged in a spate of incidents.

The 101 number is down.

The 101 non-emergency police number has now been restored following an issue with the system earlier today.

A house on Kirkley Run, Lowestoft remains cordoned off  after the body of a man was found.

Tributes have been paid to a Second World War Veteran who died during an incident at his home in south Lowestoft.

A house on Kirkley Run, Lowestoft remains cordoned off  after the body of a man was found.

An elderly man who died following an incident at his home in Lowestoft on Wednesday has been named as 89-year-old Dennis Nicholls.

Health

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Hospitals Minister Dan Poulter has cancelled his visit to Norwich and Lowestoft today following a car accident.

ALL READY: The newly-completed thermal spa area at Waterlane Leisure Centre in Lowestoft.

Lowestoft’s main sports centre is set to host a free open weekend to celebrate the completion of £1.1million investment works.

James Paget University Hospital, Gorleston, Norfolk.

Services are running “near normally” at the James Paget Hospital after it was struck by lightning this morning - but its phone system is still experiencing problems.

Mary Stephens with her new hearing dog,Toby. Mary is a lipreading tutor.

Dogs are known for their intelligence and loyalty - traits which have earned them the title of “man’s best friend”.

Anthony Marsh, the chief executive of the East of England Ambulance Trust. Photo: Steve Adams

Turning around the performance of the region’s ambulance service could take two years, according to health chiefs who admit there are not enough staff to deal with increasing numbers of 999 calls.

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Education

Friday, November 14, 2014

Campaigners calling for a solution to traffic problems outside Carlton Colville Primary School have said they are frustrated by a lack of progress.

Lowestoft College.

Teaching posts are to be cut at Lowestoft College in the wake of funding cuts and a £1.3 million overspend on the staffing budget during the last financial year.

Olympic swimmer Ross Davenport with college student Murad Khan

A popular Afghan student who is facing deportation says he has been overwhelmed by support as he battles to stay in the UK.

Will King, King of Shaves , has been given an Honorary Fellowship of the UCS.

Multi-millionaire Will King, who hails from Lowestoft and whose King of Shaves business was valued at over £40m, has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship by University Campus Suffolk.

Lisa Chambers, Suffolk County Council’s cabinet member for education and skill

Parents and carers have until the end of the month to secure their child’s place at a Suffolk secondary school for September 2015.

Business

EDP Top100 firm Hoseasons reported a year of “staggering” growth in Norfolk Broads holidays at its annual conference at the Celtic Manor Resort in Wales.

An apprentice at work in the milling and boring department at AKD Engineering in Lowestoft. 
 Picture: James Bass

The East of England is well positioned to become a centre of excellence in the £36bn programme to decommission North Sea oil and gas platforms, companies were told by a leading industry figure.

Timothy Hay, the Beeston Group

The two owners of a prominent holiday park group in East Anglia have secured the £12m buyout of a third shareholder in a move that prepares a multi-million-pound investment into their latest site near Lowestoft.

Lowestoft. Picture Nick Butcher

More than 60 businesses have signed a petition opposing the Lowestoft Vision scheme, which was set up in 2013 to improve town centre trade.

Hoseasons call centre, Lowestoft.
Matt Smith oust side the building with the new company logo.

A Lowestoft firm, who are one of the UK’s leading self-catering accommodation specialists, is searching for new recruits.

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Police are asking for information.

Police are seeking witnesses after cars parked in streets in central Lowestoft were damaged in a spate of incidents.

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Police are asking for information.

Police in Lowestoft are seeking witnesses after a man was robbed in Waveney Road.

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Rookery Park Golf club members Andy Crisp (left, in black top) and John W Smith along with Alan Bidwell (not pictured) helped save the life of golfing partner Glyn Bishop who suffered a heart attack on the 18th hole.

They were just a couple of shots away from completing a keenly contested round of golf, when a quick-thinking trio rushed to the aid of their close friend.

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Fire damage to a flat at the rear of the Bayfields Hotel and Bar on the High Street in Lowestoft.

Picture: James Bass

Firefighters tackled a blaze at a flat of a popular pub in Lowestoft where there was a suspected gas leak.

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The City of Norwich viewed from the River Wensum. Cow Tower. Picture: Denise Bradley

Broads lovers will soon be able to enjoy more of the stunning waterways as new access to the water is unveiled this week.

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