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10 Years on from the Storm Surge in Suffolk

Today marks 10 years since the Suffolk coast was battered by a storm surge down the North Sea. In Lowestoft, the sea flooded areas in and around Station Square, the quay in Beccles flooded and A12 at Blythburgh was closed by flood water. The 5th Decemeber 2013 also saw sea water pour over Oulton Broad's Mutford Lock and into the Broads, with Saltwater Way and Bridge Road closed to traffic. […]

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‘Dramatic’ Weekend As Suffolk’s Coast Is Hit By Erosion

People have had to be evacuated from Pakefield, as the Suffolk coast was again battered by the force of the sea. Strong winds caused high tides and large waves, with the  HM Coastguard Lowestoft and Suffolk’s Fire and Rescue Service at Pakefield Caravan Park in Arbour Lane to help move people away from danger on Friday (24th November) night. Part of a road in front of the clifftop caravans collapsed […]

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Christmas Concert with the Screamin’ Seagulls, Lowestoft

The Screamin' Seagulls are a Lowestoft based choir, they practice at Lowestoft Telecom Sports and Social Club in Clapham Road - and anyone is welcome to join them.Led by Neville Rowell, the choir is now getting ready for its Christmas Concert:Listen now to hear Neville and Chrissie from the group, who visited East Suffolk One's Lowestoft studio for a chat about the choir and its Christmas Concert:

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East Suffolk One Win Community Pride Award

The Lowestoft and Waveney business awards from Suffolk Chamber took place this month (9th November). Your community radio station was a finalist for the Community Pride award. We were thrilled to be named the winners. For over four years East Suffolk One has been working hard to give a voice to our area. Over 100 local charities and groups have taken advantage of our Community Connections feature. Gary and Stewart […]

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Two Attacks in Beccles

Police are appealing for witnesses after two assaults outside a pub in Beccles. Both incidents occurred on Monday 16th September outside the King’s Head in the town’s New Market when a man was assaulted by four suspects at around 7.50pm. He suffered minor injuries. His wife was then assaulted half an hour later at the same location. She was unhurt. The four suspects involved in the first assault are described […]

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Lowestoft Flats to be Flattened

Lowestoft’s only high-rise flats are to be demolished. Residents of St Peter’s Court will be rehoused, after East Suffolk District Council took the decision - citing a hike in maintenance costs. Built in the 1960s, the flats have been a familiar part of the town’s skyline - but work to flatten the site could start later next year. The building has been undergoing an extensive improvement programme, and as part […]

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Hit and Run Witness Appeal from Suffolk Police

There’s been a hit and run incident in Lowestoft. A cyclist was injured after being hit by a car which drove on to a footpath in Westwood Avenue. The car driver did not stop after hitting the bike and the rider was knocked to the ground, suffering injuries to his hands and legs. Anyone with information about the incident on Tuesday 26th  September, should contact Suffolk Police.  

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Worlingham Village Fete

The Worlingham Village fete may only have just taken place, but the organisers are already planning ahead. The small team of organisers are hoping more people will join them to help make next year’s event even bigger. If you think you can help - then check out the details below:

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There are just a few days left for community groups and organisations to apply for funding to become a ‘Warm Welcome’ venue in east Suffolk this winter. Grants have been made available by the District Council - who are looking for more venues that can offer local people a warm safe space to socialise during the colder months ahead. The second round of East Suffolk Council’s Warm Welcomes (formerly Warm […]

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