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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


Queen Elizabeth II – 1926-2022

Buckingham Palace have announced the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral on Thursday afternoon. The King and The Queen Consort remained at  Balmoral for the evening and return to London today (Friday). King Charles III will make an address to the nation today.   Crowds gathered outside Buckingham Palace as the Queen’s loved ones travelled to Balmoral to be with her in her […]

todaySeptember 8, 2022 18

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Dogs Get First Aid Treatment

A company here in east Suffolk is now offering a new and unique training course… first aid on dogs. The bespoke courses cover a range of emergency advice, which include how to help with CPR, bleeds, choking, siezures and broken bones. Taking place at Alan Cook's Removal and Storage offices in Pinbush Road, on south Lowestoft's industrial estate, the cousres run for four hours and use 'life-like animal props' to […]

todayDecember 9, 2021 18 2


Halesworth Developmemnt Plans Survey

Redevelopment plans for the centre of Halesworth have proved so controversial, local people are now being asked to have their say on them. The Town Council turned down an application from Castlemeadow Care to build 50 retirement homes on the site of the old Middle school. A new artificial football pitch was also rejected. Have your say by visiting this link until the end of the month.

todayOctober 22, 2021 13

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Beccles says ‘Yes’ for Town Plan

Less than a quarter of people living in the town voted, but the Beccles Neighbourhood Plan has been given the go ahead. The Town Council says of those that voted 75% were in favour, after a referendum last week. It means means planning applications from housebuilders have to follow certain Town rules - but also means the council will get more of a percentage of fee, to spend on local […]

todaySeptember 23, 2021 8


East Suffolk One Music Panel

10 songs - which is your favourite? .Tell us which of ten hand picked songs you love and which ones you are not so keen on. Please share this page with your friends too - just use the social links at the bottom of this page. Thanks! Loading…

todayAugust 29, 2021 126 6 2

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Lifeboat Rescue Off Suffolk Coast

A yacht with three people on board had to be rescued, after it ran aground on a sandbank last week. Lowesoft’s Lifeboat crew were called out just before 10 o’clock on Thursday night - when the 35 foot yacht got stuck on Newcombe Sands, half a mile off the Suffolk coast. Once freed into deeper water, the boat and its crew were eventually towed back safely into Lowestoft harbour.  

todayAugust 3, 2021 10 1

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Pandemic Restrictions and Face Covering Survey

With the government’s pandemic restrictions easing further from this week, more than half the people who took part in a local bus company's online survey - have said they think face coverings should still be worn on public transport. 57% of those who took part in the survey - which was carried out by Border Bus, thought that it should still be mandatory to wear a face covering when on […]

todayJuly 18, 2021 11

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‘Bold’ New Beach Huts Get The Go Ahead In Lowestoft

A £2.6 million project to build new beach huts in Lowestoft has been given the go ahead. Last week’s East Suffolk District Council Planning Committee gave the building of the 72 ‘contemporary’ beach huts the green light. The design of the beach huts have received mixed views - drawing attention to the Suffolk town from both local people and from national media… With the design being called ‘bold’ - by […]

todayMay 27, 2021 90 3