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Blessing of the Herring in Pakefield

November 3, 2013

A congregation gathered on a cliff top near Lowestoft this afternoon for the annual Blessing of the Herring ceremony.
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Thousands attend Heveningham Hall fireworks

November 3, 2013

Thousands of people turned-out for a fireworks display at Heveningham Hall last night.
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Horse rescued from ditch in Belton

November 3, 2013

A horse stuck in a ditch in Belton has been rescued by firefighters.
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Firefighters tackle timber blaze in Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe

November 3, 2013

Firefighters were called to a large quantity of timber alight in Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe last night.
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Update: Police have named Lowestoft man who died in west Sussex crash on Wednesday

November 1, 2013

A Lowestoft man who died when his van was in collision with a lorry in west Sussex on Wednesday has been named as 25-year-old Thomas Hayward.
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Woman in her 50s treated by air ambulance medics in Lowestoft

November 1, 2013

A woman in her 50s has been treated by medics from the East Anglian Air Ambulance after she became ill in Lowestoft this morning.
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Southwold beach level blow after scheme fails

November 1, 2013

Hopes that the level of Southwold beach could soon be restored have been dashed after it was revealed that an £8.5m coastal defence scheme was not working as expected.


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Turbine protesters try to harness opinion with horse display

November 1, 2013

Protesters against an application to build a 125m high wind turbine in Barsham, near Beccles, arrived at the final day of the public inquiry in a horse-drawn carriage.
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Mustard video: “Pathetic” former BBC Radio Norfolk presenter Mike Souter jailed for 22 years for two decades of serious sexual offences

October 31, 2013

Former BBC Radio Norfolk presenter Mike Souter has today been jailed for 22 years for a string of serious sexual offences against boys across almost two decades.
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Crackdown on loan sharks in Waveney area

October 31, 2013

A crackdown on loan sharks is being launched across the Waveney area next week to prevent residents from getting caught by sky high interest rates.
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A lovely family has kept Emily going for 100 years

October 31, 2013

A woman who has lived and worked in and around Beccles all her life has celebrated her 100th birthday.
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Spooky Norfolk: Bases set up in south Norfolk to help stop anti-social behaviour

October 30, 2013

Bases are being set up across south Norfolk this Halloween in a bid to stop anti-social behaviour.
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Video: Paramedic is reunited with the premature baby he saved in Lowestoft

October 30, 2013

After seeing one-year-old Jessica Pearce-Sylvester playing with her birthday presents it has hard to believe that exactly 12 months ago she was fighting for her life.
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National food award for Southwold bakery

October 30, 2013

An independent artisan bakery in Southwold is celebrating after being short-listed for a national food award.
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Motorist seriously injured after accident at Shadingfield near Beccles which blocks road for three hours

October 30, 2013

A road in north Suffolk was blocked for three hours today after a single-vehicle crash.
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Scarecrows take over Halesworth

October 30, 2013

A north Suffolk town has been taken over by scarecrows as 70 businesses display their creations for this year’s scarecrow festival.


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Emergency services called to two-vehicle collision on A143 near Bungay

October 29, 2013

Emergency services have been called to a two-vehicle collision on the A143 near Bungay.
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Tuesday afternoon update: Aftermath of the St Jude’s Day storm still affecting trains in Waveney

October 29, 2013

Rail commuters on the East Suffolk line between Ipswich and Lowestoft are facing a second day of disruption after services were suspended.
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Iron road sign stolen in Beccles

October 29, 2013

A wrought iron road sign for New Market has been stolen in Beccles.
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Maltings site is being brought back to life as first of new homes near completion

October 29, 2013

A site that has remained derelict in Ditchingham for more than a decade has been officially opened to the public as the first of the 105 new homes near completion.
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Theatre group chairman pays tribute to missing teen

October 29, 2013

Tributes have been paid to missing teenager Miller Redpath, described by friends as enthusiastic, polite and never afraid to be different.
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