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As part of a new EDP project, we’re casting a close eye on life in our towns. Today, reporter Reece Hanson takes a look at the UK’s most easterly town: Lowestoft.

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Peter Knight
Friday, February 15, 2019

A councillor has called for the introduction of free car parking to boost the fortunes of businesses in a coastal town.

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Lowestoft Town Council
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

People are being offered the chance to represent their communities and be a part of a brand new ‘super district’ council.

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Waveney District
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Thousands raised from the sale of Lowestoft Hospital have been pumped into “transforming” the James Paget Hospital’s emergency department.

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Department of Health
Friday, January 18, 2019

The mystery buyer behind the £475,000 winning bid to take control of Lowestoft Hospital has vowed to be ‘sympathetic’ to its history.

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Lowestoft Town Council
Thursday, November 15, 2018

A Tory councillor has quit the party and joined the Greens after growing tired of standing behind policies which she believes hurts her community.

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Waveney District
Wednesday, November 14, 2018

It is a popular annual event that helps children to stay safe at home, in the community and online.

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Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service
Monday, October 29, 2018

An infamous litter hotspot could once again be overflowing with bags of human waste following the removal of much-needed smart bins, volunteers are warning.

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Waveney District
Sunday, October 28, 2018

Shoppers have called for a free parking scheme being introduced in east Suffolk this Christmas to be extended to further encourage families to shop local and support their market towns.

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Graham Catchpole
Saturday, October 6, 2018

Concerned residents have spoken of their fears after a man indecently exposed himself to children in a usually quiet community.

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Waveney District
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

A campaign group attempting to stop the sale of school land to allow 69 houses to be built was hit with a blow after plans passed the next stage.

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Michael Ladd
Friday, September 7, 2018

Leaders from across Suffolk came together to discuss the ongoing work to transform Lowestoft and secure a bright economic future for the coastal town.

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Peter Aldous
Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The decision to close the last bank in Halesworth has been described as deplorable and a “dereliction of banking duty” by the town council and county councillor.

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Waveney District
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The former deputy leader of a district council has said the Conservative party are “running around a barrel looking for a corner” in relation to its handling of the row surrounding Boris Johnson’s remarks about the burqa.

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Stephen Ardley
Thursday, August 9, 2018

An MP has slammed Suffolk County Council’s decision to move archives out of Lowestoft prior to a public consultation 
on the future of the town’s 
record office.

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Peter Aldous
Monday, August 6, 2018

A councillor has resigned from the Conservative party following the expulsion of Waveney District Council’s deputy leader over an alleged Islamophobic comment.

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Stephen Ardley
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

A district and county councillor who allegedly said it was “unbelievable” Sadiq Khan had been elected mayor of London has been expelled from the Conservative party.

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Stephen Ardley
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

The latest Waveney District councillors’ monthly drop-in surgery for Carlton Colville residents will be held next week.

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Carlton Colville
Wednesday, July 4, 2018

A trio of bright orange bins have been installed at one of Beccles’ most infamous litter hotspots causing a “noticeable drop” in the amount of waste dumped.

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Waveney District
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

The latest Waveney District councillors’ monthly drop-in surgery for Carlton Colville residents will be held next week.

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Carlton Colville
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

A row over the roles of the mayor and deputy mayor broke out at a town council meeting.

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Ian Graham
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

A new shadow authority to oversee the formal creation of the new East Suffolk Council has elected its first leader.

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Mark Bee
Sunday, June 3, 2018

A concerned MP is leading the fight to install a 24-hour cashpoint in a town stripped of its last bank.

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Peter Aldous
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The latest Waveney District councillors’ monthly drop-in surgery for Carlton Colville residents will be held next week.

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Carlton Colville
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

A new leader has been appointed to the opposition Labour group on Waveney District Council.

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Mark Bee
Thursday, April 19, 2018

Beer cans, plastic bottles, and even a toilet seat were just some of items recovered from the River Waveney during a volunteer river sweep in Beccles.

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Waveney District
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Waveney and Suffolk Coastal councils have seen huge reserves growth since 2010/11 despite sweeping spending cuts and a merger of services in 2010.

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Labour
Monday, March 12, 2018

Kessingland residents are being invited to find out more about the broad range of support and advice available to them.

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Suffolk Police
Sunday, March 11, 2018

An application to build a restaurant and toilets in north Lowestoft has been recommended for refusal by town councillors.

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Peter Knight
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

When Ronnie Chandler set about performing some routine repair work on a house in 1954, little did he know he was about to meet his future wife of 60 years.

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Waveney District Council

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