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Lowestoft Barge Preservation and Community Project Group

A project to restore a 1928 Barge back to its former glory in Oulton Broad is underway. The project welcomes visitors the boat to witness the restoration work and contribute with time or donations to get this barge back on the water and make it a place for the local community to meet, have a drink and take in the historical value of this amazing vessel. Any grants, fundraising ideas, […]

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River Waveney Trust

The River Waveney Trust is an environmental charity dedicated to improving and protecting the River Waveney, its tributaries and catchment, making it a better place for people and wildlife. Meandering towards the sea past Suffolk's market town's such as Bungay and Beccles, the river eventually reaches Breydon Water at Great Yarmouth. Proud to be part of the Rivers Trust movement, they are one of 60 local river trusts across the UK […]

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Music For Wellbeing

Music for Wellbeing - which is an organisation that provides opportunities for people to meet likeminded heritage and mental wellbeing enthusiasts. The group is promoted by Robert Fairclough (pictured below) who is passionate about the local music scene in the Lowestoft area. Listen now to Robert talk to East Suffolk One about the project:        

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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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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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Suffolk Skydive for Leeway Charity

Two women from Beccles will skydive for a domestic abuse charity on Sunday 10th September 2023. Jen and Gemma Loades-Hoye are raising money for the Leeway Charity which provides specialist domestic abuse support across Suffolk and Norfolk. More details on how you can help donate to the Leeway Charity Skydive can be found here. Listen now to Jen talk to us at East Suffolk One about doing the skydive:   […]

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The Lowestoft ‘Our Fallen’ Project

Lowestoft's 'Our Fallen' project is a tribute to those people from the town and surrounding areas, who died because of two World Wars. It is probably the most complete record and includes photos, dates, places and memories. 'Our Fallen' gives details of people from Lowestoft and surrounding villages lost in the two world wars - honouring and remembering their sacrifice. As well as Lowestoft, other neighbouring areas included are: Barnby, […]

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ESTA: East Suffolk Travellers Association

Formed in the 1960s as part of the successful campaign to save the Ipswich - Lowestoft rail line from closure, ESTA is an independent voluntary body for public transport users. Since the 1970s they have also campaigned for better bus services, for bus/rail integration and for the Lowestoft - Norwich rail service. ESTA has promoted public transport through leaflets, displays, stalls and its website. They have regular dialogue with train […]

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Countdown to Lowestoft’s First Light Festival

The build up to Lowestoft’s biggest summer event has seen music, volunteers - and a giant ‘spirit of the sea’ puppet take to the streets. The First Light Festival team were in Kirkley’s London Road South Tuesday (6th June) - with Community Samba Band and a BIG  introduction to Sol - the giant ‘spirit of the sea’ Lowestoft puppet unique to the festival. …and there are images of Sol strolling […]

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