Lowestoft News


A man has died after being found collapsed in a Wetherspoons pub toilet on Saturday evening.

Suffolk boasts a beautiful coastline, with colourful scenery and heaps of history – so where can you find some of the prettiest villages in the county?


Nature’s beauty is a great comfort in these uncertain times, and, as always, autumn will bring a blaze of colour to East Anglia. Here are 23 places to see the season at its most glorious.

A 92-year-old ‘devoted family GP’ has penned a book retelling his experience of serving the Southwold community for several decades.

Suffolk Live

Residents living in the heart of a market town are facing a £500 price hike to park in a nearby car park.

Millions of pounds will be pumped into five of the region’s historic high streets in a bid to unlock their potential for a post-Covid world.

A retired ex-serviceman has slammed “idiot” speeding drivers who use roads around a market town “like a race circuit.”


Fri, 16:20

A 19-year-old man has been charged by police in connection with a burglary in Lowestoft.

A legal loophole has caused police ‘significant challenges’ around enforcing the ban on drivers using a mobile phone.

A teenage girl said she feared for her life as she was viciously attacked by a gang of youths in a park.

A man was assaulted after trouble flared in an early morning argument in the street.


A sex abuse charity has warned children receiving support for trauma have been “set back” by lockdown as the service was forced to cut face-to-face contact.


Yesterday, 16:54
Suffolk Live

A 92-year-old ‘devoted family GP’ has penned a book retelling his experience of serving the Southwold community for several decades.

Data suggests that the number of coronavirus cases in our region is dropping, unlike other areas of England.

Calls for the East to avoid a further local lockdown have been made after warnings that it would be “disastrous”.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Health secretary Matt Hancock has warned a second national lockdown has not been ruled out to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Boris Johnson has urged the public to speak to groups thought to be breaking new rules on gatherings before reporting them to police.


Saturday, September 12, 2020

The new head of SET Beccles School has hailed the start of the new term and school year.

Plans to revamp Suffolk’s children’s centre provision will go ahead, after a challenge by opposition parties was dismissed.

Mary Evans

Excited children were given an extra special treat as they returned to nursery school.


A coastal college has been selected to deliver new scholarships to help the engineering construction industry recover from the Coronavirus crisis.

A controversial decision to revamp Suffolk’s children’s centres made earlier this week has been challenged by opposition councillors – and could be due a fresh debate.

Mary Evans


Wed, 12:48

A town centre gaming company has relaunched after undergoing weeks of refurbishment.

Calls are being made for the developers of Sizewell C to publish enhanced ‘true-to-life’ images of what the project will look like during its 10-year construction as fears escalate over its impact on surrounding beauty spots.

Empty offices near a town centre could be set for a new lease of life.


A popular town centre retailer is making final preparations ahead of unveiling a larger store in a new location.


Pizza Hut has named the restaurants it’s shutting for good – which include none in Norfolk.

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