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Monday, January 30, 2017
The Mayor of Lowestoft Nick Webb at an event in the town.  Picture: James Bass

The mayor of Lowestoft, Nick Webb, is hosting a charity ball as part of his efforts to support Alzheimer’s Society.

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Nick Webb
Friday, January 27, 2017
Lowestoft Holocaust Memorial Day. Photo: Mick Howes

Commemorating more than 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz, dignitaries, residents and young people joined together to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

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Mark Bee
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Holocaust memorial service at Lowestoft Train Station.

It is a time when a town falls silent in remembering others.

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Mark Bee
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
A ceremony was held at Lowestoft Train Station to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day in 2016. Cllr Bruce Provan, Ray Wang and Cllr Stephen Ardley

A wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day will be held in Lowestoft next week.

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Mark Bee
Friday, December 23, 2016
Lowestoft Sixth Form Awards 2016: All Winners. Photo: Danielle Willgress

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

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Nick Webb
Monday, December 5, 2016
Lowestoft mayor Nick Webb and businessman Andrew Kerry at the official opening of Kerry's department store in Lowestoft. Picture by: ANDREW PAPWORTH.

When even retail guru Mary Portas could not save a long-running independent, family-run coastal department store, there was great anxiety about the future a key town centre site.

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Nick Webb
Monday, November 21, 2016
Sarah Wright, 29, of Lowestoft, with her husband Stuart, 33. Sarah is fundraising to help pay for her funeral and her five children's future as she has terminal cancer. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A community has rallied round to help a mother-of-five with terminal cancer as she aims to raise funds to support her family after her death.

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Nick Webb
Sunday, November 20, 2016
Lowestoft Christmas Lights 2016
Byline: Sonya Duncan
Copyright: Archant 2016

There were rosy cheeks and beaming smiles aplenty as hundreds gathered to celebrate the switching on of the Christmas lights in Lowestoft.

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Darren Newman
Sunday, November 13, 2016
Lowestoft Remembrance parade_ 13.11.16_Mick Howes

The community came together in Lowestoft today, as the annual Remembrance Sunday parade and service was held.

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Mark Bee
Friday, November 11, 2016
Lowestoft Players. Picture by Mick Howes

Popular theatre group the Lowestoft Players have celebrated the completion of a new step in their project, From Bethel to Theatre.

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Nick Webb
Friday, November 11, 2016
Laying of the cross on Armistice day at Southwold war memorial.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Hundreds observed a two minutes silence to honour fallen servicemen and women during Armistice Day services in Lowestoft and Southwold.

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Melanie Tucker
Sunday, October 2, 2016
Runners assemble ahead of the start of the inaugural Nicholsons Solicitors Lowestoft Half-Marathon. Picture: MARK BOGGIS

More than 300 runners have hit the startline for an inaugural race in Lowestoft.

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Nick Webb
Friday, September 30, 2016
The new Poundstretcher store, which is set to open tomorrow (Saturday) in Lowestoft town centre. Pictures: SIMON WARD

New jobs will be created as a discount chain retailer expands into a “new and improved store” in Lowestoft town centre.

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Nick Webb
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Lowestoft Memory walk run by Alzheimer's society.

People are being encouraged to support a popular event that is helping to raise funds for research into dementia.

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Nick Webb
Thursday, September 22, 2016
The opening of Pakefield High School's phase three building. Pictures by: ANDREW PAPWORTH

Parents and community leaders were invited to see inside the first high school to be built in Suffolk for 20 years as the final phase of the building was completed.

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Nick Webb
Saturday, July 30, 2016
Mayor of Lowestoft Nick Webb at the unveiling of a commemorative Victoria Cross stone in Lowestoft in memory of Claude Castleton. Picture: James Bass

A Labour mayor has stunned his party by resigning the whip in protest at the way the party operates both nationally and in Waveney.

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Stephen Ardley
Friday, July 29, 2016
The Waiting Room Dance Group perform.

A musical competition showcased some of the area’s emerging talents when it was held during the Lowestoft Summer Festival.

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Nick Webb
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 12, 2016
Wildest Cats in Town Rock n Roll Weekender 2016 - pics Mick Howes

The town was well and truly rocking and rolling as a celebration of 1950s music, cars and fashion brought the past to life.

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Nick Webb
Monday, July 4, 2016
New mayor of Lowestoft, Nick Webb

“This is not the time or place to be having a leadership contest” - that is the view of some of Labour’s leading activists in Waveney after Jeremy Corbyn faced a motion of no confidence.

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Nick Webb
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Launch of a new campaign to get Kirkley businesses to support people with mental health issues.  Todd Sullivan with Beth Stephens (blue top) and Alice Webster.  PHOTO: Nick Butcher

For those with a mental health condition, a trip to the town centre to visit the bank or go to the shops might seem like a hugely daunting hurdle to overcome.

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Peter Aldous
Sunday, June 26, 2016
Armed Forces Day 2016 in Lowestoft.

Lowestoft came out in force to commemorate those who have fought and died for their country as an emotional day of activities was held to mark Armed Forces Day.

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Nick Webb
Friday, June 17, 2016
Friends of the Taylor High Memorial Fund and residents of Hopelyn Close in Lowestoft hosting a street celebration for the Queen 90th Birthday to raise money for the charity Topcats. 

Picture: James Bass

Friends, family and neighbours were united in one Lowestoft street as a successful event to mark the Queen’s birthday was held.

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Nick Webb
Friday, June 17, 2016
People came together to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday at Lowestoft train station. Picture: Mick Howes.

On a day filled with Queen’s birthday events, one of the more unique took place on the East Suffolk train line.

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Martin Halliday
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Stephen Ardley and Nick Webb at the unveiling of Lowestoft's town sign.

As mayor of Lowestoft for the past 18 months, Stephen Ardley has seen his main role as unashamedly promoting the town he loves.

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Stephen Ardley
Saturday, June 11, 2016
Southwold and Reydon Corps Band arriving by Abellio Greater Anglia train at Halesworth Train Station to mark the Queen's official 90th birthday.

Picture: James Bass

On a weekend filled with Queen’s birthday events, one of the more unique took place on the East Suffolk train line.

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Martin Halliday
Friday, June 10, 2016
Bunting has been put up at stations along the route including Oulton Broad South station, pictured.

Special station events are taking place on the East Suffolk Line tomorrow to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday.

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Nick Webb
Friday, June 10, 2016
London Road Baptist Church is set to screen live all England games during the European championships. 

PHOTO: Nick Butcher.

As expectant fans flock to pubs and bars across our area – a rather unusual venue is also offering the chance to watch the England team in action in the Euros.

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Nick Webb
Friday, April 1, 2016
Lowestoft Journal content editor Andrew Papworth with Lowestoft Mayor Stephen Ardley.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

As a journalist by trade, he is more used to reporting on mayoral events and functions than wearing the chains of office himself.

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Andrew Papworth

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