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Tue, 15:27
Supporting safe and well communities. From left, Phil Geeson, Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service Station Commander Prevention Delivery, Gary Crockett, from Warm Homes Healthy People and Kerry Potter, Priority Services Manager at UK Power Networks. Picture: UK POWER NETWORKS

Homes in Kirkley have been visited and safety advice has been handed out as agencies work together to keep vulnerable residents safe and warm.

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Ruth Straughan and Ian Walker standing by the new stained glass windows
Picture: JPUH

An artist has created four stained glass windows to brighten up the James Paget University Hospital’s day care unit.

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James Paget University Hospital
Extra help for men and training staff to recognise people at risk of suicide are among a raft of new measures which are set to be rolled out in a bid to reduce the number of people killing themselves. Picture posed by models. Picture: Time to change/Newscast Online

Improving treatment for men and teaching medics to identify people at chronic risk of suicide are among steps set to be rolled out to reduce the number of people who kill themselves.

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NHS
Step out and enjoy some healthy walks. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

The Waveney and District Group of Ramblers have three walks coming up in the week ahead.

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Healthy walks. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

A number of healthy walks in the Waveney area have been organised for the coming week by OneLife Suffolk.

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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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Care Quality Commission
Thank you - Mark Jarvis is reunited with his lifesaver, St John Ambulance employee Wayne McGeary. Picture: MICK HOWES

A man who suffered severe leg injuries in a motorcycle crash has been reunited with his lifesaver,

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Step out and enjoy some healthy walks. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

A number of healthy walks in the Waveney area have been organised for next week by OneLife Suffolk.

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Westwood Surgery in Lowestoft.

 Picture: Nick Butcher

New roles are being introduced across Great Yarmouth and Waveney to give patients access to expert healthcare help without having to book a doctor’s appointment.

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Healthy walks. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

The Waveney and District Group of Ramblers have three walks coming up in the week ahead.

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James Paget University Hospital, Gorleston, Norfolk.

A hospital chairman has raised concerns after the level of nursing staff dropped during a period of high pressure.

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Christine Allen
James Paget Hospital. Byline: Sonya Duncan Copyright: Archant 2016

The patient who was evicted from hospital after a two-year stay has today claimed he did not want to stay there.

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James Paget University Hospital
James Paget University Hospital, Gorleston, Norfolk.

A hospital trust has today defended the way it tried to discharge a patient who ended up staying unnecessarily on a ward for more than two years.

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NHS
Tamsyn Ambrose before her weight loss (Picture: Supplied by Tamsyn Ambrose)

Tamsyn Ambrose, 22, from Carlton Colville, launched a brand new Slimming World group at Bloodmoor Community Centre, Carlton Colville on New Year’s Eve.

It will now run each Saturday morning at 8.30am.

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Carlton Colville
The James Paget University Hospital at Gorleston. Picture: James Bass.

The James Paget Hospital in Gorleston is reporting it continues to “face sustained pressure in supporting our patients with the care that they need.”

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Christine Allen

All beds full at major hospital

Thursday, December 29, 2016
The James Paget University Hospital at Gorleston. Picture: James Bass.

All the beds at a major hospital are full and people are being asked not to attend unless their condition is “life or limb threatening”.

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Nicholls Meats butchers shop, Great Yarmouth.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

The owner of a local chain of butchers has disputed a report from the government’s Food Standards Agency, which stated it had to recall stuffing and cocktail sausages this week.

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European Union
The James Paget University Hospital at Gorleston. Picture: James Bass.

A hospital trust has been rated as ‘good’ overall following a re-inspection by a health watchdog.

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Christine Allen
The James Paget University Hospital at Gorleston. Picture: James Bass.

The James Paget Hospital is urging people with norovirus symptoms to stay away after four wards have been affected.

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James Paget Hospital
Jacqueline Barnes  receiving her husband's posthumous award from Lady Romney. Photo: St John's Ambulance

Families from Norfolk and Suffolk have seen their loved ones become posthumously honored for donating their organs to keep other people alive.

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NHS
Westwood surgery, Lowestoft.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A respected GP has thanked patients for their years of support after his surgery closed.

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James Paget University Hospital
BROADLANDS CARE HOME IN OULTON BROAD, SUFFOLK WHICH HAS RECEIVED AN OUTSTANDING CQC REPORT. MANAGER ANNE MAAS WITH STAFF AT BROADLANDS. PICTURE: JAMES BASS PHOTOGRAPHY

An Oulton Broad care home has been rated as ‘outstanding’ following an inspection.

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Care Quality Commission
Sir John Leman High School student Briony Evans-Brown, 12, is returing to school after suffering a heart attack whilst at school.
 Briony at home with her parents Teresa and Alan.
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

The family of schoolgirl who suffered a cardiac arrest have praised staff for saving their daughter’s life.

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Vi Malin is Norfolk's oldest woman at 110. Picture: Ian Burt

Baby boys born in South Norfolk can expect to live three years longer than those born a few miles away in Great Yarmouth, according to new figures showing stark differences in life expectancy.

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George Clarke,9, has won a braverey award for saving his great grandmother's life.

George with his great grandma Sandra Newton,72,

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A nine-year-old boy whose quick thinking helped to save the life of his seriously ill great grandma has been honoured with an award from the ambulance service.

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Carlton Colville
Lowestoft Hospital. Photo by Nick Butcher. Archant © 2010

The last two out-patient services based at Lowestoft Hospital will move out next month after a burst water main has rendered the site unsuitable.

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James Paget University Hospital

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Visitors take a white-knuckle ride on the Round Up attraction in 1985 at Pleasurewood Hills. Picture: Archant.

Do you have old photographs you would like to share with others or do you simply enjoy viewing snapshots of bygone days from the Lowestoft and Beccles areas?

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Drivers are being urged to be prepared before setting out on journeys on Thursday with Storm Doris set to sweep across Norfolk and Suffolk with winds in excess of 70mph in some places.

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Norfolk County Council
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Greater Anglia train. Photo: Sonya Duncan

Football fans travelling between Lowestoft and Norwich for Sunday’s East Anglian derby are advised to check before they travel due to engineering work on the line.

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