Plans to build a housing estate containing up to 190 homes have been approved - despite widespread objections from nearby residents and councils.
A rapturous reception greeted a planning committee’s decision to vote down plans to turn several residential properties into supported housing.
A group of residents have been told they must permanently leave their homes to allow the completion of maintenance work in sheltered housing.
Dozens of objectors have raised concerns about a proposal to create supported housing in a terraced street.
A scheme to convert five Victorian properties into new supported housing units would provide a town with a much needed service, it is said.
A study into housing growth funded by Suffolk taxpayers has resulted in a report just 14 pages long and costing the equivalent of more than £4,700 per page.
You can now see a summary of average house prices in Lowestoft and the surrounding area - all in the form of a Monopoly board.
Councils have been urged to do more to tackle the problem of long-term empty homes after latest figures showed that nearly 5,000 properties sat vacant for six months or more across Norfolk, Waveney and Fenland.
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