Lowestoft residents face an ‘unavoidable’ council tax hike after a town council have announced its precept will rise by almost 10pc.
A scheme to transform Britain’s most easterly point and turn it into a landmark destination is set to be progressed in the coming months.
Councillors have expressed sympathy with the family and friends of a man who was found dead on Pakefield beach.
An “exciting new festival” is set to showcase a town “at its very best.”
Festive fever has spread across Lowestoft as residents got into the Christmas spirit at the town’s switch-on on Saturday afternoon.
They provide a “poignant reminder” of the lives lost in battle.
An ambitious legacy project has seen trees planted for future generations to enjoy as part of a network of forest conservation initiatives to mark the Queen’s lifetime of service to the Commonwealth.
Keen gardeners, stunning school displays and colourful businesses were just some of those praised for being the blooming best at a presentation evening.
Councillors unanimously rejected plans for an open gypsy and traveller site in Mutford and said they were being treated like ‘frogs in slowly boiling water’.
More than £2,000 is expected to have been raised by Morrisons staff to help children and families fighting cancer.
A symbolic milestone was reached as French and English towns celebrated the 40th anniversary of their twinning.
A row over the roles of the mayor and deputy mayor broke out at a town council meeting.
The establishment of a new community and services group tasked with raising traffic issues with councils and highways agencies was given initial support at a council meeting.
New mayors have been elected in Lowestoft and Southwold following their town council’s annual meetings.
Lowestoft and Southwold’s beaches and waters have been given glowing recommendations by the organisations which rates their cleanliness and safety.
“Let’s put Lowestoft back on the map” is the rallying cry from organisers hoping to revive a community carnival.
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