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A Lowestoft woman who had to re-learn to walk and talk after a devastating car crash is set to embark on the challenge of a lifetime.

Pay homage to your favourite food and drink businesses in the county.

Rescue services were called out following reports that a person was in trouble and stranded on a sandbank.

Calls have been made by education champions in Suffolk to bring poorly performing academies back under council control.

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A much-loved rector has retired after more than two decades with his congregation.

Community groups and initiatives in Lowestoft have been urged to bid for a new grant from Bluebird Care, held to make their first year in the town.

A grieving family have opened their grandfather’s private art collection to the public for the first time, to share his secret talent following his death.

Crime

Yesterday, 11:51

Householders in Suffolk are being warned about “Nottingham Knockers” operating across the county, following a series of unwanted house calls.

Young people and victims of crime in Suffolk are among the beneficiaries of more than £141,000 in funding from the police and crime commissioner’s latest wave of grants.

A domestic violence survivor who had to spray her boyfriend with bleach to stop a vicious assault has urged people to reach out and get protection from abusers.

Technology which has led police to almost 1,000 arrests will soon be watching over Great Yarmouth.

Great Yarmouth

A horticultural enthusiast breached a sexual harm prevention order after being found loitering outside a Lowestoft primary school.

Health

Friday, April 19, 2019

All Hallows Healthcare Trust have announced physiotherapy services will no longer operate under the service.

The petition to save the All Hallows Healthcare Trust has surpassed 10,000 signatures, as the hunt for a new service provider continues.

Parents of children with speech and language difficulties are praising the hubs across Suffolk for their invaluable support and fear that their proposed closures could see other children being left behind.

No children’s centres will be closed in Suffolk without a full consultation with the public, Conservatives have said.

A campaign has been launched this morning calling for Suffolk’s under-threat children’s centres to be spared from closure.

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Education

Department for Education

Calls have been made by education champions in Suffolk to bring poorly performing academies back under council control.

Children with special educational needs and disabilities in Suffolk are missing out on millions of pounds in funding, according to new data.

Parents in Suffolk are waking up on National Offer Day to the news of their primary school places application – with many overjoyed to have secured a place at their first choice school.

A shake-up of specialist speech and language services for children - which could see three centres closed - aims to support more of the 2,300 youngsters in need of help, education chiefs claim.

A number of children’s centres across Suffolk are under threat of closure as part of a wide-ranging review of services, it has been revealed.

Business

Saturday, April 20, 2019

It’s the business travel firm you’ve never heard. CAROLINE CULOT spoke to Adam Knights, MD at ATPI.

A new poultry plant which looks set to create at least 650 full-time jobs has been given the green light.

As the owner of Lowestoft Magistrates’ Court asks for the public’s input on its future, readers have been having their say on its replacement.

A businessman wants the public to put forward their suggestions for the redevelopment of a town’s former magistrates’ court.

It’s a list that offers a nostalgic trip down memory lane.

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Rescue services were called out following reports that a person was in trouble and stranded on a sandbank.

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Sunday, April 21, 2019

A man’s body was found on Kessingland beach on Sunday morning.

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Yesterday, 11:51

Householders in Suffolk are being warned about “Nottingham Knockers” operating across the county, following a series of unwanted house calls.

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Yesterday, 14:46

A grieving family have opened their grandfather’s private art collection to the public for the first time, to share his secret talent following his death.

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Yesterday, 16:03

A much-loved rector has retired after more than two decades with his congregation.

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