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Peter Pan has hit the stage at the Marina Theatre, Lowestoft in a performance which glistens with charisma, zest and character.

Police have revealed no further action will be taken against a 14-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of arson due to “insufficient evidence”.

Suffolk police

High Street in Lowestoft has been cordoned off after a car ploughed into a shop front this afternoon

Witnesses are being sought after a 16-year-old girl was approached today.

A council has issued another warning to householders, following further reports of scam calls being made.

Waveney District Council

Campaigners have vowed to continue to fight for their rights after a meeting was held to try and resolve an ongoing dispute over who controls an iconic harbour.

A firefighter has hit out after illegally parked cars hampered access to a house fire.

Crime

16:19
Suffolk police

Police have revealed no further action will be taken against a 14-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of arson due to “insufficient evidence”.

Witnesses are being sought after a 16-year-old girl was approached today.

A firefighter has hit out after illegally parked cars hampered access to a house fire.

A man has taken matters into his own hands after motorists continue to take from his roadside stand without paying.

A fraudster who used social media to hunt for victims before tricking them into thinking he was in a relationship with them has been jailed for six years after stealing more than £40,000.

Norwich Crown Court

Health

Yesterday, 17:38
Julie Cave

Four bereaved mothers travelled to London on Monday to demand change in mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Specially trained Care Navigators are set to be introduced to a Lowestoft surgery to help ease the pressure of work on GPs.

United Kingdom

One of the county’s worst performing healthcare trusts could merge with Norfolk’s best in a bid to bring together care in the community.

Care Quality Commission

Hundreds of thousands of women and their families were left terrified over a breast cancer screening scandal which never existed, a review has found.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Ambulances have been head butted, kicked, and had blue lights ripped off in shocking acts of vandalism on the emergency vehicles - sometimes while crews have been trying to treat patients.

NHS

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Education

Yesterday, 17:26
Rotary Club

A popular children’s author has given a series of “truly inspirational” presentations to pupils at three primary schools.

A primary school headteacher has been applauded for her focus and leadership during a recent Ofsted inspection.

Langley School in Loddon has appointed a new headmaster whose experience ranges from schools in London to New Zealand.

New Zealand

An all singing, all dancing Christmas Spectacular is wowing audiences in Lowestoft.

A primary school which was put in special measures last year has been praised for its progress by Ofsted inspectors.

Business

Yesterday, 12:09

A jobs boost is on the way for Lowestoft, with a number of newskilled jobs on the East Anglia ONE windfarm, being developed by ScottishPower Renewables off the Suffolk coast, now available.

Young people were brought together with firms from across the energy sector to learn about the jobs available to them now and in the future.

East Coast College

This week, Peter Sharkey looks at why thousands of people are using lifetime mortgages to buy a home in the sun.

European Union

The latest research by Historic England shows that tourism is booming in the East of England, with the number of day visits almost doubling from 10m in 2012 to 18m in 2016.

Greene King

Two leading figures in Norfolk and Suffolk’s tourism and hospitality scene have been appointed to head up a body promoting the region on the national and international stage.

army

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16:15

High Street in Lowestoft has been cordoned off after a car ploughed into a shop front this afternoon

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Yesterday, 21:41

A man who went missing from his home has been found by Suffolk Police.

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Suffolk Police
11:16

A firefighter has hit out after illegally parked cars hampered access to a house fire.

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Yesterday, 16:36

A fraudster who used social media to hunt for victims before tricking them into thinking he was in a relationship with them has been jailed for six years after stealing more than £40,000.

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Norwich Crown Court
Yesterday, 12:09

A jobs boost is on the way for Lowestoft, with a number of newskilled jobs on the East Anglia ONE windfarm, being developed by ScottishPower Renewables off the Suffolk coast, now available.

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