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 second part, we look back at the period between May and August.
The voice of the shipping forecast, Zeb Soanes, and illustrator James Mayhew returned to Blundeston Primary School to talk about their book Gaspard the Fox.
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Lowestoft's Harrod Horticultural gained their first five star trade stand award at the Chelsea Flower Show.
World famous designer Wayne Hemingway reveals the designs of new beach huts as part of a major regeneration.
- 1 Popular family business opens new shop in Lowestoft town centre
- 2 New shop set to open in Lowestoft town centre
- 3 New Tesco store to open in coastal town centre
- 4 'Inspirational' Olympian Charley honoured during visit to former school
- 5 Traffic to be diverted with busy road in Lowestoft closed for 10 days
- 6 Seaside town to test flood defences to prepare for 'tidal surge'
- 7 Caravan owners furious after park suddenly blocks sales of properties
- 8 NessFest to return to Lowestoft with free events all week
- 9 New group offering specialist support to children and youngsters
- 10 Waveney schools to bring in additional measures to fight Covid rise
Fresh plans were revealed for the site previously occupied by Brooke Marine shipyard.
Lowestoft Vision had its contract renewed for another five years following a vote of confidence from a number of businesses.
The first in a series of artworks as part of the Watertight Words Project was installed over the windows of Lowestoft Town Hall.
A £30,000 study of the future of the East Point Pavilion was approved which could see the building ripped down.
The land train which runs along Lowestoft Seafront was stolen.
A James Bond Concert Spectacular attracted thousands to the fourth Lowestoft Summer Festival.
A Japanese film company travelled to Lowestoft to record a 10,300 calorie breakfast challenge at Jesters in Normanston Park.?
Fine Bank Holiday weather attracted hundreds of people to the Lowestoft Lions Charity Gala Day at Oulton Broad.
Olympic gold medallist Etienne Stott officially unveiled the Oulton Broad Water Sports Centre after it was taken over by Sentinel Leisure Trust.