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Drivers are being warned of delays as a road is closed and traffic is diverted.

A talented cast has been treading the boards and putting in numerous hours of hard work ahead of panto season at a popular theatre.

As voters prepare to go to the polls next week, five polling stations in East Suffolk have changed location for the forthcoming General Election.

Organisers have hailed the success of a men's health awareness day that took centre stage at a popular football club.

A chimney fire was quickly dealt with by firefighters.

Motorists are being warned of possible delays as a lane has been closed on a busy road.

A young girl was taken to hospital after suffering a medical emergency.

Crime

Yesterday, 08:37

A car has been seized by police as the motorist had no insurance.

A man has appeared in court after a corrosive liquid was allegedly thrown at police 
officers.

Witnesses are being sought following the theft of a JCB forklift truck from a building site.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of affray following reports of a fight in the street.

A cannabis factory has been discovered in Lowestoft by a specialised drugs squad.

Health

Yesterday, 08:47

Norfolk hospitals are urging visitors who have been ill to stay at home if possible as more than a thousand beds have been closed around the country due to nororvirus.

A consultant surgeon is taking a colourful approach to tackling bowel cancer this December in a bid to save lives.

Tips on how people with diabetes can enjoy Christmas without harming their health will be on offer at a special event in Lowestoft next week.

A woman who was left with permanent nerve damage after having a wisdom tooth removed at a Norfolk hospital has been awarded more than £30,000 in compensation.

A whistleblower warned in October that a toxic culture at the region's ambulance service was leading to an increased risk of suicides.

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Education

Wed, 12:46

Virtual reality experiences were showcased to more than 450 students from across Suffolk and Norfolk at a special skills event.

A district's only speech and language unit, supporting children as young as five, is to close at the end of the school year.

Norfolk County Council's leadership has been accused of "callous incompetence" after the collapse of the Great Yarmouth Community Trust.

User groups and staff were locked out of a charitable trust's Great Yarmouth's headquarters after it went into liquidation.

A mother has described the shock closure of her son's school as "like a bereavement."

Business

A pledge to regenerate high streets in some of Suffolk's market towns is being promised by council leaders as latest figures show as many as one in ten shops lay empty.

A Tesco Express store could be unveiled at the site of a former pub.

A popular restaurateur who closed his Lowestoft site earlier this year to travel and spend time with his family has returned with a new venture.

Ten nurseries and day care centres across Norfolk and Suffolk have closed - with 136 people facing redundancy.

Shoe retailer Clarks is the latest brand to announce it will be pulling out of high streets sites, after the group called in advisors to review its property portfolio.

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Yesterday, 10:55

Drivers and mariners are being warned they could face disruption when a busy bridge closes for further overnight works.

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Yesterday, 17:49

As voters prepare to go to the polls next week, five polling stations in East Suffolk have changed location for the forthcoming General Election.

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Yesterday, 15:18

Motorists are being warned of possible delays as a lane has been closed on a busy road.

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Thu, 18:18

Two police officers were injured after harmful liquid was thrown at them during an early morning raid.

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Yesterday, 13:27

A young girl was taken to hospital after suffering a medical emergency.

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