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Almost 10,000 books have gone missing from Suffolk libraries since 2014. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Nearly 10,000 books, CDs and DVDs have gone missing from Suffolk libraries in three years, new figures show.

Graduation caps thrown in the air. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Teenagers in the region are some of the least likely in the country to apply for a place at university.

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Suffolk County Council's Gordon Jones said the report was welcome. Picture: JAMES FLETCHER

Families have had to “fight every step of the way” to get help for the children with the greatest needs in Suffolk.

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Emma Pinner, student Occupational Therapist. Picture: Julie Durrant.

Students at Ormiston Denes Academy learned about mental illness and how to keep themselves safe online during two specially organised events.

Ormiston Denes Academy
Pakefield Primary School in Lowestoft has been awarded the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition of its work to bring the world into the classroom. Photo: Pakefield Primary School

A Lowestoft primary school has been awarded a prestigious award in recognition of its work in international education.

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A generic photo of a youngster with a tablet computer lying on the floor. Picture: PA Photo/thinkstockphotos.

Children in Suffolk have “greater online access than ever before,” according to an annual survey.

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Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service visit Blundeston Primary School to talk to the reception class as part of the topic People Who Help Us. Pictures: BLUNDESTON PRIMARY SCHOOL

Pupils in reception class at one Lowestoft primary school have enjoyed a series of visits from the emergency services.

Cliff Park Ormiston Academy

Picture: James Bass

A charity which sponsors 10 academies in Norfolk and Suffolk is looking to spend as much as £900,000 on a public relations agency.

Ormiston Denes Academy principle Ben Driver. Picture: Archant.

A familiar face has been appointed as the new principal of a Lowestoft high school.

Ormiston Denes Academy U12s (pictured) won the North Suffolk School Games northern area rugby tournament, which took place at Southwold Rugby Club on January 31. Picture: ORMISTON DENES ACADEMY

Talented youngsters from a Lowestoft academy are celebrating after they were triumphant in a rugby tournament.

Benjamin Britten
Back in 2015, children from Grove Primary School took part in a Sing and Sign challenge. And on February 10, they will join together with the Warren School in Lowestoft for an event. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

Two Lowestoft schools will join forces next week to celebrate an annual fundraising event.

Carlton Colville
Employment Marketplace was held at Lowestoft College. Deputy Mayor, Mary Rudd, with Icanbea... exhibitors. Picture: KAREN DITCHFIELD

A host of employers from across the region showed their support for a popular annual event in Lowestoft.

University of East Anglia
Super Splash Heroes activities at the Carlton Colville Primary School. Pictures: ESSEX AND SUFFOLK WATER

A gang of super heroes descended on a Lowestoft primary school to spread an important message.

Refugees from the holocaust arrive at St Felix School, Southwold.

While Holocaust Day, on January 27, provides an opportunity for people around the world to consider the consequences of a tumultuous period in world history.

Access Community Trust
The Ashley School, Lowestoft has been awarded Outstanding status by Ofsted. Headteacher Sally Garrett.

Children and staff at a Lowestoft residential special school are celebrating after receiving a top of the class ‘outstanding’ rating from Ofsted inspectors.

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Cllr Gordon Jones, Viv Gillespie and
 Terry Baxter with students at Suffolk New College.

Suffolk County Council is looking for two young people to co-host an awards ceremony shining a light on those who have gone the extra mile to improve education in the county.

Suffolk County Council
Students at Cliff Park Ormiston Academy collect their GCSE results. 
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Just three schools in Norfolk and Suffolk are deemed to be under-performing by the government, in revised GCSE league tables which saw both counties rank in the top half of the country.

Youth theatre practitioners  Abbie Moore, Will Isgrove and John Hales.

A new youth theatre group will cover everything from Shakespeare to musical productions when it launches in Lowestoft.

Marina Theatre Trust
Dean Pierpoint with his wife Lorraine and children, Lola, Riley and Preston. 
Dean and his wife Loraine were fined for taking their children out of school for their wedding in Florida. They refused to pay the fine and were taken to court by Suffolk County Council and they won.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A family fined for taking their children on holiday during term time has 
won their case against Suffolk County Council in the second victory in just a few weeks.

Lowestoft cubs 100 anniversary event. Pictures: MICK HOWES

In common with Cubs from across the UK, it has been a time of celebration.

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Lowestoft Sixth Form Awards 2016: All Winners. Photo: Danielle Willgress

More than 200 students, staff, families and sponsors gathered for an annual awards evening

Nick Webb
Benjamin Britten High School students in rehearsals for thge school Christmas performance.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A few months ago, a Lowestoft high school took audiences on a magical Disney journey.

Benjamin Britten

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