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Gritting teams in Suffolk have completed 100 runs. Picture: Simon Parker

Gritting teams in Suffolk have treated enough miles of road to travel around the world more than four times.

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Colin Noble
Yesterday, 14:00

More than £250,000 is to be pumped into a new three-year project to help prevent people becoming destitute and sleeping rough on the streets of a Suffolk town.

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Sue Allen
Mon, 13:47
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.

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Suffolk County Council
Friday, February 17, 2017
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
Thursday, February 16, 2017
The diversions in place during work on the gas mains in Oulton Broad. Graphic: Archant.

Plans to alleviate traffic congestion during roadworks in Oulton Broad have been revealed.

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Suffolk County Council
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Suffolk County Council prepares for its budget meeting.

Suffolk County Council payments to care providers are set to go up substantially after the new budget for the authority was approved by councillors.

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Suffolk County Council
Friday, February 3, 2017
The former Wessex Foods site on the South Lowestoft Industrial Estate.

It was a devastating blaze that led to 150 people losing their jobs as a prominent food factory was destroyed.

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Peter Aldous
Monday, January 23, 2017
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.

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Suffolk County Council
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Wangford Crane Incident 18/01/17. Photo by Billy Cooper

A road in the village of Wangford has been temporarily closed after a crane overturned causing damage to the road surface.

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Suffolk County Council
Thursday, January 12, 2017
The waves near to Tides Reach in Lowestoft during  the tidal surge of December 5, 2013

A severe flood alert has been issued for Lowestoft tomorrow evening.

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Carlton Colville
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Waveney MP Peter Aldous

As we reach the end of the year, it is appropriate to pause and reflect on what a momentous year 2016 has been.

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David Cameron
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
The new MyGo centre in Lowestoft is helping young people to find work. Pictures: NICK BUTCHER

They are said by some to be a generation failed by a town’s past of low educational standards.

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Phil Aves
Monday, December 5, 2016
Hannah and Richard Smith, from Lowestoft, with their children Joshua (9) and Lauren (6).
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

A family taken to court for going on holiday during term time has had their case withdrawn at the last minute.

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Suffolk County Council
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
A new signal is put into operation at Oulton Broad North station to help improve the level crossing.
Colin Law, James Reeder, Peter Aldous, Huw Edwards and Jonathan Denby.
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Improvements to reduce lengthy delays and ease frustration for motorists at a notorious level crossing have been completed.

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Peter Aldous
Monday, November 28, 2016
The New National Home of Horse Racing Museum has received funding from the New Anglia LEP

It had a £33million increase in public funding last year and is run by an unelected body, influencing decisions which affect people everywhere in our region.

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Colin Noble
Monday, November 28, 2016
Potholes in South Street, Risby.

Highway bosses will receive hundreds of thousands of pounds extra to tackle potholes in Suffolk next year, the EADT can reveal.

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Suffolk County Council
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Leader of Waveney District Council 
Colin Law.

Leaders at a district council are to seek an urgent meeting with the government to see if they can keep the prospect of a Suffolk-only devolution deal alive.

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Mark Bee
Sunday, November 20, 2016
London Road Baptist Church Football Club

A church youth football academy has received a financial boost which is set to benefit many young aspiring football stars.

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Suffolk County Council
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Waveney councillor Sonia Barker

Suffolk’s education chiefs have been accused of failing children with special needs after it emerged some were being sent to private institutions hundreds of miles away.

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Sonia Barker
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Suffolk's assistant chief fire officer Dan Fearn

Investment in state-of-the-art equipment and “forging ahead” with blue light collaboration has put Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) at the forefront of modern firefighting in Britain.

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Suffolk police
Monday, October 31, 2016
The scene of the crash in Pakefield Street, Lowestoft. Pictures: ANDREW PAPWORTH

A community leader has raised concerns after ambulance crews took more than hour to attend the scene of a road accident.

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James Paget University Hospital
Saturday, October 15, 2016
The Coopers Building in Lowestoft about to be demolished. Picture: ANDREW PAPWORTH

For some, the demolition of a historic former biscuit factory which fed our hungry seamen is a loss to a coastal town’s heritage – whereas others believe it will revive an area which has long been in need of regeneration.

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Colin Law
Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Firefighters from Lowestoft are tackling a barn fire in Mutford.

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Suffolk County Council
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
The scene of an accident in Blythburgh which resulted in the death of a motorcyclist. Picture: SIMON WARD

A battle for safety improvements at a busy junction is set to continue after a man died following a motorcycle crash.

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England Ambulance Service
Saturday, September 24, 2016

Firefighters were called earlier this morning to a gas cooker fire at The Anchor pub, Walberswick.

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Suffolk County Council
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
North East Suffolk Citizens Advice Bureau in Lowestoft looking to relocate to bigger premises.
Chief Executive Janet John.

Picture: James Bass

The Lowestoft office of the North East Suffolk Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) is to open its new doors at St Margaret’s House, in Gordon Road, for the first time on Tuesday (August 30).

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Suffolk County Council
Friday, August 19, 2016
Bill Mountford and Colin Noble- Simon Ward

The controversial idea of an elected mayor across East Anglia has been defended by a Suffolk Council Leader who says the individual could be a “champion for business” in the area.

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Colin Noble
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Seagull Theatre manager Karen Read is looking to raise funds to fix the theatre roof. 

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

It is one of the area’s most historic, best-loved venues which makes audiences laugh, cheer and cry – and reaches out beyond the stage into the community.

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Suffolk County Council
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
An autism awareness event was held in Lowestoft town centre. PICTURE: Joe Randlesome

A voluntary group is aiming to raise awareness about autism so more people can understand how it affects families and individuals.

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Mark Bee
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Ivan Humble  is urging people to report intolerance in the wake of the Brexit vote.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

“We need to make sure intolerance isn’t brought into our community” – that is the message from community leaders across Waveney today after fears a rise in hate crime is taking place under the radar.

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Colin Law

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