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 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
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.