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Help Save Holton Pits, near Halesworth

With less than a month to go, local people in the Holton and Halesworth area are desperately trying to raise £60,000 to stop a haven for wildlife being sold on for development. Holton Pits Preservation Group has set up a fundraising page in a bid to raise the money, so that it can buy the site and secure the future of the 20 acres of woodland, ponds and fields. Holton […]

today22 March 2023 18 1


Beccles Cycle for Life

Beccles Cycle for Life is an annual charity cycle ride on roads through beautiful countryside from Beccles, Suffolk.This year it takes place on Sunday 14th May - at 10am from the John Leman School in town.Expect a great day out on mostly quiet lanes suitable for beginners and experienced riders alike, so riders of all ages and abilities are welcomed. Routes are clearly marked with signs at junctions. The Rotary Club […]

today21 March 2023 18


Pakefield Cubs and Scouts

Cubs and Scouting offers challenge and adventure to over 5100 young people aged 4-25 in Suffolk alone. They believe in helping members fulfil their potential by working in teams, learning by doing and thinking for themselves. They are working to make Scouting available to all and are passionate about what they do. The aim of Scouting is to develop young people to their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential. […]

today21 March 2023 7

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More than £4 Million for Lowestoft seafront

East Suffolk District Council is celebrating a funding boost for Lowestoft. The council has been granted £4.3m to help regenerate Jubilee Parade on the seafront, next to the Eastern Edge beach huts. The funding will enable the council to realise its vision for rejuvenating this part of the seafront, to drive the visitor economy and improve the quality of life for local people. The Jubilee Parade development will include a new […]

today21 March 2023 12

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Rare Bird Spotted on Suffolk Coast

A rare wildlife sighting has been spotted in Lowestoft - with twitchers capturing a view of an Eider Duck in the town. At this time of the year, the bird is usually seen in places such as the Faroe Islands, Scotland and Iceland. The Eider Duck was seen at Hamilton Dock this week - where East Suffolk One were able to snap some images of the rare visitor to Suffolk. […]

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East Suffolk’s Pothole Plight

Two and a half thousand people have responded to an East Suffolk One survey, which asked 'where have you driven over a pothole recenly' - and if so, where? Lowestoft and Beccles topped the list of towns with most potholes, followed by Leiston, Halesworth and Southwold.  Some of the other 'pothole hotspots' - included Bungay and Framlingham. Lisa Harding told us that she had reported pavements near the school in […]

today7 February 2023 56 3

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East Coast Floods – 70 Years Ago

The 31st January marks the 70th anniversary of  unprecedented flooding from the North Sea, which caused havoc and upheaval along the Suffolk coast. Unlike its counterpart in Great Yarmouth, no-one died on land in Lowestoft on January 31st 1953 - where the sea surged over 2.3m higher - but sadly in Southwold a life was lost. Meanwhile, 11 people died on the Lowestoft trawler Guava out to sea - and […]

today31 January 2023 48 1


Lowestoft Town Hall Project

Lowestoft's iconic Town Hall building is set to get a new lease of life. Consultations are underway to seek the best uses for the building in the town's historic High Street. Find out the planning options for the Town Hall here. Pictured here is Shelia King, Project Manager for Lowestoft Town Council and the team who are working on the project, alongside an image of some of the plans: Listen […]

today28 January 2023 9


Natter and Chatter Group, Lowestoft

The Natter and Chatter group meet every Wednesday at Gunton's Community Hall in north Lowestoft. Local crafters join this social get together, so there's a chance to meet new friends - and have a cup of tea! Listen now to Louise Addy talk to us in more detail about the Natter and Chatter group and where you can find them:

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