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Norwich Evening News 24
Rollercoaster at Pleasurewood Hills in Lowestoft to remain open Wipeout, the tallest, fastest and most extreme rollercoaster in the East of E
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 2 hours ago
Wipeout, the tallest, fastest and most extreme rollercoaster in the East of England. A rollercoaster ride at a popular Lowestoft theme park looks set to continue to thrill... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Police review response to Cromer disorder amid anger and complaintshe said. Suffolk police said yesterday they had warned Norfolk police a group
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 6 hours ago
he said. Suffolk police said yesterday they had warned Norfolk police a group of travellers who had caused problems in Lowestoft on Thursday night were on their way to Norfolk. But DCC Dean said they had “no intelligence” that the group would... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
FA Cup first qualifying round draw: Gorleston, Great Yarmouth and King’s Lynn Town land home draws; Lowestoft Town and Dereham Town set to hit the road Lee Roots celebrates his winner against Basildon for Great Yarmouth Town. Pic
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 11 hours ago
Lee Roots celebrates his winner against Basildon for Great Yarmouth Town. Picture: Great Yarmouth... Read more
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Ipswich Star
List of planned road works in Suffolk and Essex from August 21-27, including A14, A12 and A1208pm and 6am, on Monday, August 21. A clearly signed diversion will be in place
Ipswich Star / Posted 12 hours ago
8pm and 6am, on Monday, August 21. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the B1024 through Kelvedon. A12 Lowestoft, Lowestoft Road to Bridge Road four-way junction: traffic signal duct survey Work to prove the validity of traffic... Read more
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Bury Free Press
SUFFOLK PREMIER CUP: Melford draw IpswichHaverhill Borough v Needham Market, Hadleigh Utd v Long Melford or Ipswich Town
Bury Free Press / Posted 13 hours ago
Haverhill Borough v Needham Market, Hadleigh Utd v Long Melford or Ipswich Town, Felixstowe & Walton Utd v Stowmarket Town, Lowestoft Town v Kirkley & Pakefield tbc, Bury Town v Newmarket Town, Ipswich Wanderers v Haverhill Rovers,... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norfolk Alliance round-up: Downham Town seal title in style after claiming impressive derby win against North Runctonout the visitors for just 63, with Sam Thelwell and George Walker both taking t
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 18 hours ago
out the visitors for just 63, with Sam Thelwell and George Walker both taking three wickets. With Dereham losing at Lowestoft by 21 runs and Diss not playing, Stow are now second after maintaining their superb run by brushing aside... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Sacrifice of heroic Lowestoft skipper Tom Crisp forever set in stone as memorial is laid in park Tom Crisp memorial stone unveiling, Belle Vue Park, Lowestoft. Picture: David
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Tom Crisp memorial stone unveiling, Belle Vue Park, Lowestoft. Picture: David Hannant The heroic sacrifice of a Lowestoft skipper is now permanently... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Bostik League round-up: Leiston still unbeaten, Lowestoft grab first win Byron Lawrence scored a cracker for Leiston. Leiston returned from a trip to
Ipswich Star / Posted yesterday
Byron Lawrence scored a cracker for Leiston. Leiston returned from a trip to Margate in the Bostik Premier with a hard-earned point. Marcus Garnham kept Leiston in the game... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Lowestoft Town 1 Worthing 0: Jake Reed nets winner to get Blues’ season up and running Jake Reed celebrates his winner against Worthing. Picture: Shirley D Whitlow
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Jake Reed celebrates his winner against Worthing. Picture: Shirley D Whitlow Lowestoft right-back Callum White praised the resilience of the Trawlerboys after... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Lowestoft’s man of a thousand rollercoasters picks his 10 favourite rides David Ellis from Lowestoft who has been on more than 1,000 rollercoasters. Pi
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 days ago
David Ellis from Lowestoft who has been on more than 1,000 rollercoasters. Picture: Nick Butcher This year marked the 200th anniversary of the invention of the rollercoaster,... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Lowestoft’s man of a thousand rollercoasters picks his 10 favourite rides David Ellis from Lowestoft who has been on more than 1,000 rollercoasters. Pi
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
David Ellis from Lowestoft who has been on more than 1,000 rollercoasters. Picture: Nick Butcher This year marked the 200th anniversary of the invention of the rollercoaster,... Read more
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birminghammail
Motorist screams obscenities at terrified woman in road rage horrorMore The footage was understood to have been captured earlier this month on th
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
More The footage was understood to have been captured earlier this month on the A47, which links Birmingham to Lowestoft, Suffolk. The road rage battle was later posted to Facebook page Idiot UK Drivers Exposed - where it had been... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
B4RN East Anglia scheme aims to get communities connected to fast broadbandconnect to B4RN’s fibre network via a line from London which will run along the
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 3 days ago
connect to B4RN’s fibre network via a line from London which will run along the A143 to Billingford, near Diss, then on to Lowestoft. Initially the project will connect Scole, Kirby Cane and Horringer, with broadband expected to come online by the... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
B4RN East Anglia scheme aims to get communities connected to fast broadbandconnect to B4RN’s fibre network via a line from London which will run along the
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
connect to B4RN’s fibre network via a line from London which will run along the A143 to Billingford, near Diss, then on to Lowestoft. Initially the project will connect Scole, Kirby Cane and Horringer, with broadband expected to come online by the... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Felixstowe & Suffolk Bowls Club dominate Suffolk Bowls County Competition FinalsTony Pooley and Paul Proctor (Felixstowe) by 21-8. Clive Joseph (Hadleigh) too
Ipswich Star / Posted 3 days ago
Tony Pooley and Paul Proctor (Felixstowe) by 21-8. Clive Joseph (Hadleigh) took the Novice Singles, beating Graham Finch (Lowestoft Railway) 21-12 The final of another new completion, the Junior Pairs, had to be played on a separate date. This... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
There’s still time to nominate your unsung heroes from Waveney in stars awards Sponsors of this year's Stars of Lowestoft and Waveney awards at the Ivy Hous
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Sponsors of this year's Stars of Lowestoft and Waveney awards at the Ivy House Hotel in Oulton Broad. Picture: Nick Butcher. There’s still time to nominate your unsung... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Witnesses needed after assault on woman in Hoptonafter a woman was assaulted in Hopton. The incident happened last week between
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
after a woman was assaulted in Hopton. The incident happened last week between 4.40pm and 5pm on Friday, August 11 on Lowestoft road. A woman in her 20s had her arm grabbed by a man, causing bruising. When the victim tried to leave in her... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Leiston’s football ethos, not budget, attracts players to club, says manager Glenn Driverat things at the moment but, along with Christy Finch, he will come good.” Els
Ipswich Star / Posted 3 days ago
at things at the moment but, along with Christy Finch, he will come good.” Elsewhere tomorrow in the Bostik Premier, Lowestoft Town host Worthing. Bostik North team AFC Sudbury, meanwhile, are in FA Cup Preliminary Round action, against... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
First look at designs for Lowestoft’s long-awaited third crossing The proposed design for the Lake Lothing Third Crossing, pictured with the br
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
The proposed design for the Lake Lothing Third Crossing, pictured with the bridge open. Picture: WSP. The proposed design for Lowestoft’s long-awaited £90m third crossing has been... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Waveney Local Plan could spell death of village, Worlingham Parish Council claimsto 7.30pm Tuesday, August 15: Fisher Theatre, Bungay. 5.30pm to 7.30pm Wednes
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
to 7.30pm Tuesday, August 15: Fisher Theatre, Bungay. 5.30pm to 7.30pm Wednesday, August 16: Riverside council offices, Lowestoft. 5.30pm to 7.30pm Monday, August 21: Reydon VIllage Hall. 5.30pm to 7.30pm Saturday, September 2: Lowestoft... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Great Yarmouth to enjoy family festival of magicoutside the theatre from 11am to 3pm. For the daily shows at 4pm, admission is
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
outside the theatre from 11am to 3pm. For the daily shows at 4pm, admission is £3. Fellow semi-finalist, Stevie Pink, from Lowestoft will also be at the new magic festival. He said television appearances boosted magicians’ careers, including his... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Cheers! Lowestoft pub Stanford Arms named best in East Anglia by CAMRA..again! Stanford Arms, Lowestoft. Owners David and Samantha Burd. Picture: ANTONY KEL
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
Stanford Arms, Lowestoft. Owners David and Samantha Burd. Picture: ANTONY KELLY A Lowestoft pub can raise a glass in triumph after being named among the top of the hops... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Traffic lights set to be installed on busy Great Yarmouth roundaboutsbemoaning traffic woes This will mean the A47 is dual carriageway all the way
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
bemoaning traffic woes This will mean the A47 is dual carriageway all the way from Norwich to Acle, and Great Yarmouth to Lowestoft, leaving only the Acle Straight as a single-carriageway. A new slip road at the Thickthorn interchange will mean... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
West Runton Scouts gear up for summer fair and classic car showa classic car parade, a climbing wall, a fairground organ, a barbecue, demonstr
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
a classic car parade, a climbing wall, a fairground organ, a barbecue, demonstrations by Bittern DX amateur radio group and Lowestoft Dog Agility Display Team, a raffle and games and craft and cake stalls manned by Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Man burgled Somerleyton home while the owner was being treated in hospitalidentified from the footage, cycling past the home around the time of the offen
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
identified from the footage, cycling past the home around the time of the offence, and he was arrested by detectives from Lowestoft CID on July 14. At the time of his arrest officers also conducted a search of his home and recovered a number of... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Amnesty to tackle knife crime sees 705 blades handed in – with 204 items collected in Lowestoft A knife amnesty to highlight the dangers of carrying bladed weapons saw 705 i
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
A knife amnesty to highlight the dangers of carrying bladed weapons saw 705 items handed in across Suffolk – with the largest number in Bury St... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Man accused of child abduction attempt in Lowestoft is cleared Ipswich Crown Court. Picture: SIMON PARKER A 58-year-old man accused of atte
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
Ipswich Crown Court. Picture: SIMON PARKER A 58-year-old man accused of attempting to abduct a nine-year-old girl from outside a supermarket in Lowestoft has been cleared after the case... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Lowestoft Town 1 Billericay 2: Blues give star-studded visitors a fright before suffering narrow defeat Ady Gallagher's Lowestoft suffered another narrow defeat. Picture: Michael Se
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
Ady Gallagher's Lowestoft suffered another narrow defeat. Picture: Michael Sedgwick/Focus Images Lowestoft Town turned in a battling display in... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Public transport users attended meeting in Great Yarmouth about future plansbeen able to offer opportunity across the network. They added that there are a
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
been able to offer opportunity across the network. They added that there are a lot of good drivers in Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft, although some do need to be approached about their attitude. They confirmed that all complaints are fully... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Hundreds of knives recovered from bins in Suffolk in just three months in police crackdownBin a Blade campaign in 2011. The bins have had more than 18,500 bladed items
Ipswich Star / Posted 5 days ago
Bin a Blade campaign in 2011. The bins have had more than 18,500 bladed items deposited in them in those six years. Lowestoft was not far behind with 204 bladed items including a sword recovered from the bins since May. Mildenhall’s bins... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Man released under police investigation following sexual assault in Lowestoft A man has been released under police investigation following an allegation of
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
A man has been released under police investigation following an allegation of sexual assault in Lowestoft. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. The... Read more
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The Comet
Stevenage FC chairman hails ‘truly incredible’ community response after £500,000 North Stand mini-bond scheme passes halfway mark(18 per cent) and SG3 (34 per cent) postcodes. The rest is made up of Boro fans
The Comet / Posted 5 days ago
(18 per cent) and SG3 (34 per cent) postcodes. The rest is made up of Boro fans from all corners of the country, including Lowestoft, Hull and Portsmouth. The ‘Shoulder to Shoulder’ campaign – a first for an English Football League club – asks... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Memorial to be laid for Lowestoft’s hero fisherman whose crew took down U-boat Thomas Crisp VC. Picture: JOHN HOLMES A Suffolk war hero is to be honoured w
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
Thomas Crisp VC. Picture: JOHN HOLMES A Suffolk war hero is to be honoured with a memorial in his seaside hometown – 100 years after he died defending his boat and... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Legacy of Taylor High lives on after sporting fundraisers in Lowestoft teenager’s memory The Ole Frank team (pictured) took on Waveney 11 for the annual Taylor High M
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
The Ole Frank team (pictured) took on Waveney 11 for the annual Taylor High Memorial Football Match last sunday. Picture: Elaine High Two sporting fundraisers... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Full list of Greater Anglia cancellations due to broken track near London and derailed freight train in Suffolktime it will finish to the end of Monday (August 21), from this Saturday. Canc
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
time it will finish to the end of Monday (August 21), from this Saturday. Cancelled trains: Wednesday, August 16 06:14 Lowestoft to Ipswich due 07:44 06:24 Norwich to London Liverpool Street due 08:24 06:26 Southend Victoria to London... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Teenagers help make Lowestoft Library even more tranquil with sensory event Mental Freedom group preparing for its sensory event at Lowestoft Library. Pi
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
Mental Freedom group preparing for its sensory event at Lowestoft Library. Picture: Mental Freedom A group of teenagers helped to make a library a place of even greater... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Full list of Greater Anglia cancellations due to broken track near London and derailed freight train in Suffolktime it will finish to the end of Monday (August 21), from this Saturday. Canc
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 5 days ago
time it will finish to the end of Monday (August 21), from this Saturday. Cancelled trains: Wednesday, August 16 06:14 Lowestoft to Ipswich due 07:44 06:24 Norwich to London Liverpool Street due 08:24 06:26 Southend Victoria to London... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Full list of Greater Anglia cancellations due to broken track near London and derailed freight train in Suffolktime it will finish to the end of Monday (August 21), from this Saturday. Canc
Ipswich Star / Posted 5 days ago
time it will finish to the end of Monday (August 21), from this Saturday. Cancelled trains: Wednesday, August 16 06:14 Lowestoft to Ipswich due 07:44 06:24 Norwich to London Liverpool Street due 08:24 06:26 Southend Victoria to London... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Non-league round-up: Leiston celebrate a win at Brightlingsea, while Bury Town hit six goals on the roadhalved the deficit late on for the visitors. A star-studded Billericay Town si
Ipswich Star / Posted 6 days ago
halved the deficit late on for the visitors. A star-studded Billericay Town side secured a late winner in a 2-1 victory at Lowestoft Town, in front of a bumper crowd of 603. Jake Robinson put Billericay 1-0 up on 10 minutes, only for Jake Reed to... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Memory of heroic Lowestoft skipper Tom Crisp remembered a century on from his death Memorial service to Tom Crisp at Lowestoft Cremetorium. Picture: David Hannan
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
Memorial service to Tom Crisp at Lowestoft Cremetorium. Picture: David Hannant A fisherman who gave his life to save his crew in the heat of war has been remember... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Offshore firm Gardline bought by Dutch company BoskalisRenewables worth more than £6m for pre-construction surveys across the East Ang
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
Renewables worth more than £6m for pre-construction surveys across the East Anglia One wind farm site, off the coast at Lowestoft, and a project in Massachusetts in the United States. Do you have a story? Email mark.shiel... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Skydiving Worlingham grandfather already planning next birthday after successful charity plungehuge rush of air, then you just float. 82-year-old Peter Roach parachute jump
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
huge rush of air, then you just float. 82-year-old Peter Roach parachute jump “I could see everything beneath me, from Lowestoft to Norwich.” Mr Roach made the decision to do the skydive after seeing his grandson do the same thing. The event... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Rabbit, rabbit! Chas & Dave announce Lowestoft and Norwich tour dates Chas and Dave are set to perform at The Waterfront in Norwich. Picture: Matt
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
Chas and Dave are set to perform at The Waterfront in Norwich. Picture: Matt Kent Seventies pop rock duo Chas & Dave famous for hits such as Ain’t No Pleasing You, Snooker Loopy... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Rabbit, rabbit! Chas & Dave announce Lowestoft and Norwich tour dates Chas and Dave are set to perform at The Waterfront in Norwich. Picture: Matt
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 6 days ago
Chas and Dave are set to perform at The Waterfront in Norwich. Picture: Matt Kent Seventies pop rock duo Chas & Dave famous for hits such as Ain’t No Pleasing You, Snooker Loopy... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Lowestoft Town chief Ady Gallagher ready to mix it with big spending Billericay Lowestoft Town could be coming up against former Stoke City winger Jermaine P
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
Lowestoft Town could be coming up against former Stoke City winger Jermaine Pennant when they take on Billericay on Tuesday evening. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norfolk Cricket League round-up: Saxlingham have one hand on Division One title after Saints victoryare favourites to move up from the West, Matt White picking up 4-2 in Beeston’s
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
are favourites to move up from the West, Matt White picking up 4-2 in Beeston’s win, while Southwold A, Bircham A and Lowestoft B will all be playing Level Four cricket in 2018. Coltishall and Martham sealed their promotions from 4NE with... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Pandora jewellery to open new shop in Lowestoft’s Britten Centre Advertising boards outside the new Pandora shop in Lowestoft, due to open soo
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
Advertising boards outside the new Pandora shop in Lowestoft, due to open soon. Picture: David Hannant An international jewellery chain is to open a new store in Lowestoft. To send a... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
King’s Lynn skipper Michael Clunan hails new boy Cameron Norman after opening day victoryGosport defence. Picture: Matthew Usher Gosport: Grey, Saidy (Breed 74), Leigh
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
Gosport defence. Picture: Matthew Usher Gosport: Grey, Saidy (Breed 74), Leigh, Dawson, Medway , McCarthy, Buse, Roach, Przespolewki, Mitford (Smith 74), Vine (Granger 45). Subs not used: Lis, Kimber. Ref: C Walchester (Lowestoft) Attendance... Read more
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Hunts Post
St Neots boy, 12, saves sister from choking to deaththese thoughts were running through my head.” The children were travelling wit
Hunts Post / Posted 8 days ago
these thoughts were running through my head.” The children were travelling with their grandparents to a birthday party in Lowestoft. They left Mrs Gray’s home in Lansbury Close at 11am and headed to the A14 but an hour into the journey horror... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Police arrest man after boats are damaged and fight breaks out at Beccles Yacht StationYacht Station Coastguards and police were called following an incident at Becc
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
Yacht Station Coastguards and police were called following an incident at Beccles Yacht Station. Photo: HM Coastguard Lowestoft & Southwold A man has been arrested after an incident at Beccles Yacht Station in which a fight broke out and... Read more
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