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Yesterday, 14:50
Aviva insurance has issued safety advice ahead of Storm Doris. Picture: ANTONY KELLY.

Homeowners and businesses are being advised to take basic precautions to protect themselves and their property ahead of severe weather warnings for Norfolk.

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Met Office
Yesterday, 18:33
File photo of fallen tree.. Picture Simon Parker.

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
Yesterday, 07:44
Norfolk is expected to experience high winds on Thursday.   Picture: James Bass

Storm Doris could bring gale-force winds to north Norfolk coastal areas tomorrow.

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Met Office
Yesterday, 10:02
Victoria Jones as Cilla.

An evening of music and memories will pay tribute to the songs of Cilla Black and the sounds of sixties.

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United Kingdom
Yesterday, 15:46
Caravan destroyed at East Runton in October 1987 storm. Photo from Archant Library.

With Storm Doris set to bring gusts of 70mph across the region tomorrow, we look back at the devastating storm of October 1987 which caused chaos.

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army
Tue, 13:02
The new Lidl store on Peto Way, Lowestoft.  PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A popular supermarket is set to open its doors in Lowestoft once more after undergoing a complete rebuild and refurbishment.

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United Kingdom
Tue, 12:00
Giselle at the Marina Thearre in lowestoft. PHOTO: Courtesy of Marina Theatre

A tragically romantic tale of a young girl who falls deeply in love, is set to be performed at the Marina Theatre.

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theatre
Tue, 10:15
Marina Theatre and Cinema in Lowestoft, Suffolk. Picture by Mick Howes

Irish folk music at its very best will be performed at the Marina Theatre in Lowestoft next month.

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United Kingdom
Mon, 17:14
Suffolk had the most unanswered 999 calls of any police force in the country, according to the figures. Photo: Tim Ockenden/PA.

People seeking emergency help abandon more 999 calls to police in Suffolk than anywhere else in the country, according to figures.

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Liberal Democrats
Friday, February 17, 2017
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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United Kingdom
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Holdalls found washed up on Hopton beach near Great Yarmouth, containing around 360 kilos of cocaine. Picture: NATIONAL CRIME AGENCY/PA WIRE

Extra officers from the National Crime Agency remain in position along the east coast of Norfolk a week after £50m worth of cocaine washed up on beaches.

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Norfolk police
Thursday, February 16, 2017
The Waveney District Council Riverside building in Canning Road.  Picture: Nick Butcher.

Community leaders have approved plans for the transition of on-street parking enforcement from police to local authorities.

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Colin Law
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Jobcentre Plus. Photo: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

The future is bright for jobseekers in Waveney according to the district manager of a government funded employment agency.

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Lowestoft
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Lings Norfolk Triumph wins outstanding dealer of the year, left to right, Paul Lilley, Triumph Motorcycles UK, Chris Bullions of Lings, Lings Triumph brand manager Bob Brennan, Lings Norfolk Triumph branch manager Scott Lock and Bruno Tagliaferri, of Triumph Motorcycles UK. Picture supplied by Triumph

Lings Motor Group’s motorcycle dealerships in Norfolk and Suffolk are celebrating winning top awards from Triumph and Honda.

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Honda
Thursday, February 16, 2017
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.

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Ormiston Denes Academy
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Rhenus opens offshore logistics supply base in Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft. Photo from Rhenus Offshore Logistics UK

A new partnership agreement and venture by a leading European offshore logistics company could signal further investment in the East Coast economy.

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United Kingdom
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Left to right: William, Jack, Billy and Samuel.

Five-year-old Jack Moore surprised his parents and instructors when he competed in the East of England Karate Championships in Clacton at the weekend.

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United Kingdom
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Hamish McCowan is pictured left and on the right is Tracy Phelan, Service Manager and Karl Rogers, New Car Sales Manager of John Grose Kia. Picture: courtesy of John Grose, Lowestoft

Staff at John Grose are celebrating after receiving a top award for customer satisfaction.

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Lowestoft
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Jackie Selby, Ladies Captain of Southwold Golf Club, proudly showing off the Quilt in Collen & Clare's window in
Southwold. Picture: courtesy of Margaret Beckett

A quilt made by the Southwold Golf Club Quilters has helped raise more than £2,000 for charity.

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United Kingdom
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Forever Jackson promo photo - celebrating the 30th Anniversay of Michael Jackson's Bad album. Photo: The GRT Group

Award-winning stage show Forever Jackson is to wow audiences at the Marina Theatre as it pays tribute to the 30th anniversary of the King of Pop’s platinum-selling album- Bad.

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United Kingdom
Friday, February 10, 2017
Menopause the Musical at the Marina Theatre - Full Cast Promensil shot. Photo: Graham Moreton-Tarleton Photography

Three of Britain’s best-loved stars, EastEnders’s Cheryl Fergison, original girl power group legend Maureen Nolan and Casualty’s Rebecca Wheatley, will perform at the Marina Theatre in Menopause The Musical.

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Marina Theatre
Thursday, February 9, 2017
The lorry which veered off the A12 and crashed below a bridge. Photo: Erin Bristow

Motorists have been warned to avoid the A12 in north and mid Essex after a serious crash, which will leave the southbound carriageway closed until at least tomorrow lunchtime.

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England Ambulance Service
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
The Lauren Lou cancer appeals fund at a previous street collection in Beccles town centre. Picture: LAUREN LOU APPEAL

Fund-raisers from the Lowestoft-based Lauren Lou appeal, which raises money and awareness in aid of Cancer Research UK and its appeals fund, have received a further boost.

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United Kingdom
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Marina Theatre and Cinema in Lowestoft, Suffolk. Picture by Mick Howes

There are a number of exciting activities, film screenings and live shows at the Marina Theatre in the half-term week ahead.

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United Kingdom
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Tim Passmore, Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner.

Suffolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Tim Passmore is highlighting the work being done across the county to support victims of sexual abuse and sexual violence awareness.

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Tim Passmore
Monday, February 6, 2017
A trainee bricklayer. Picture: Ian Nicholson/PA Wire

Apprentices in Lowestoft have the chance to get their first step on the career ladder by entering this year’s Top Trade Apprentice award.

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United Kingdom
Monday, February 6, 2017
Spades in hand as the Beccles Sea Cadets celebrate their new building work beginning within days. Commanding officer Joe Meadows, centre with some of the cadets. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

It has taken years of hard work and efforts, but dreams are closer to reality for Beccles Sea Cadets.

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United Kingdom
Sunday, February 5, 2017
The topside of the offshore wind farm substation, made by Sembmarine SLP, sails away from the port of Lowestoft en route to its new home at the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm. Picture by: Andrew Papworth.

Associated British Ports (ABP), which operates 21 ports in the UK – including those at Ipswich and Lowestoft – has become Suffolk Chamber of Commerce’s latest patron.

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Suffolk Chamber of Commerce
Friday, February 3, 2017
From left, ABP’s Robert Beare, Paul Brooks, Andrea Auburn (Beat), Jean Stroud (Fishermen’s Mission), Stuart Edmonds and Brian Read. Picture: STEPHEN WALLER    www.stephenwaller.com

The team at ABP’s Port of Lowestoft has donated their winnings from a corporate awards evening to two local charities.

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United Kingdom
Friday, February 3, 2017
Lettuce has become the latest staple to fall victim to the European vegetable shortage

The notion that the availability of our food is at the mercy of the weather shouldn’t really come as a surprise.

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United Kingdom

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