The top stories which made The Journal headlines in 2018
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Welcome to That Was The Year That Was, a three-part review of an eventful 2018 as compiled by MICK HOWES and MARK BOGGIS.
In the final part, we look back at the period between September and December.
A wooden chalet in Southwold was put on the market for £150,000.
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Villagers in Kessingland called for more police officers in rural areas following a ram-raid attack to steal a cash machine from a village store.
Leaders from across Suffolk came together at the site of the third crossing to launch an infrastructure project called 'Connecting Lowestoft.'
- 1 Woman scared to leave her house after being closely followed by man
- 2 'Welcome back!' - Glasses raised as popular pub reopens
- 3 Woman punched on the ground after walking crutch was kicked away
- 4 Boy attacked by man in woodland in Lowestoft
- 5 Pub and restaurant group 'looking forward' to re-opening popular venues
- 6 'A real buzz' hits Lowestoft as lockdown rules ease
- 7 'Innovative' new street light sparks interest on the coast
- 8 Duo left shaken after youths threw stones and jumped on parked car
- 9 Lowestoft mother spared jail after admitting cruelty to one-year-old son
- 10 Closing coastal footbridge will have 'devastating' impact, pub owner says
The former magistrates court was sold to local businessman and developer Peter Colby to 'benefit Lowestoft.'
A nationally renowned street artist created a series of spectacular wildlife murals as part of a new trail in Lowestoft.
Access Community Trust unveiled a new initiative called 'The Thin Ice Project' to give emergency accommodation for the homeless and vulnerable in Lowestoft over the winter period.
Severe corrosion was found after the Bailey Bridge between Southwold and Walberswick was closed on safety grounds. It was later reopened after safety measures were completed.
Organisers cancelled the Lowestoft Summer Festival in 2019 after this year's event was too loud.
A ribbon was cut to unveil the Limes Primary Academy, the town's latest school, at the heart of Woods Meadow development.
The team at Victoria Road surgery in Lowestoft signed up to be the first practice in the district to prescribe Parkrun to patients.
A regeneration group in Southwold was awarded £150,000 grant from New Anglia Local Enterprise partnership to redevelop a former hospital site.??
A pair of helpless kittens were found shivering and alone after being abandoned on Christmas Eve in Lowestoft.