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Suffolk Fishermen Remembered at Memorial Service

A  memorial plaque to remember a crew of nine fishermen who lost their lives at sea 85 years off Lowestoft has been unveiled. The ‘LT227 'Reclaim’ was a herring fishing boat which sank after it struck a huge steamer ship in thick fog off the Suffolk coast on 19th November 1937. MP Peter Aldous and Lowestoft Mayor Alan Green were among those at the ceremony which took place on the […]

todayDecember 1, 2022 6

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Witness Appeal Continues Aafter Man Killed In Collision Near Beccles

Police are continuing to ask for any witnesses to come forward, after a man died in a collision near Beccles. The incident occurred at approximately 8:50pm on 17th November, on the eastbound B1062 Bungay Road, between Barsham and Beccles, where a blue Volkswagen Transporter was involved in a collision with a pedestrian. Paramedics were also in attendance, but the pedestrian – a man aged in his 60s – sadly died […]

todayNovember 29, 2022 14

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Police Appeal Following Car Park Damage Incident

Officers are appealing for witnesses after a vehicle was damaged when an iron object was dropped from the Britten Centre car park on Clapham Road South. in Lowestoft.  It was on Friday 18th November at approximately 5.40pm - when a foot long piece of angle iron was dropped from the top floor of the car park, causing damage to a BMW vehicle, smashing the driver's side window and denting the […]

todayNovember 24, 2022 8

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Is your property secure?

Is your garage or outbuilding secure? Many people store tools in their garages thinking it's the safest place. Suffolk Police have issued a useful checklist to make sure if your garage or shed will beat burglars.   Shed and Garage Security  

todayNovember 9, 2022 5

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Call for Suffolk Help for Ukranian Families

Suffolk County Council is asking anyone with spare space to consider signing up to host a Ukrainian Family, especially people in Lowestoft. Some Ukrainian guests, who arrived in the UK via the Homes for Ukraine scheme, have now been with their sponsors for six months. Sponsors of the Homes for Ukraine scheme originally signed up to host guests for at least six months, with the option for those who are […]

todayNovember 9, 2022 5

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Ed Sheeran in Lowestoft

Crowds flocked to a Suffolk beach as Ed Sheeran filmed for a new music video in Lowestoft. Word got out that Ed was in town and hundeds headed to the north beach near Links Road to see the Suffolk superstar. Produciotn crews had set up a range of equipment on the beach and in the dunes for the shoot duirng Wednesday (2nd November). After filming, the Ipswich Town Footbal Club […]

todayNovember 5, 2022 27

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Suffolk’s Cooking With Kindness Appeal

A local charity is hoping to help people in east Suffolk this winter, to help fight food and fuel poverty. With the cost of living continuing to rise… the Rural Coffee Caravan has launched its new Cooking With Kindness Appeal… …and it's not just to buy slow-cookers - as the charity is now looking to provide the vulnerable in our communities with wearable blankets, hot water bottles and even electric […]

todayOctober 26, 2022 6

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Leiston Man Charged With Murder

A 28-year-old man has been charged with murder following a fatal stabbing in Leiston. Police were called by the Ambulance Service at 8.50pm on Monday 17th  October, reporting that a man had been assaulted at an address in Old School Close. The victim – a 41-year-old man – was taken to Ipswich Hospital by ambulance in a critical condition, where he later sadly died. Subject to confirmation at formal inquest […]

todayOctober 24, 2022 12

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Body Found on Suffolk Beach

The body of a man has been found on the beach at Covehithe, near Kessingland. Police were called shorty after 6.50am today, Tuesday 18 October, after a body was found on the beach at Covehithe. The Coastguard and ambulance service were also in attendance. It is believed that the deceased is a man in his 60s who had not returned after swimming in the sea in Southwold, yesterday, 17 October. […]

todayOctober 19, 2022 50