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Maisebrooke Farm has launched a brand new sausage to celebrate a fellow Waveney business’ success.

Waveney District Council has voted to increase its share of the council tax bill by just over 3pc.

Clinicians at the region’s mental health trust are too busy to complete mandatory basic life support training, it has been revealed.


A public consultation will be held over the future of Lowestoft’s record office after a campaign against the closure attracted more than 5,000 signatures of support.

It is a popular festival which sees the community come together to celebrate the change in seasons.

“I’m not mad!” were Jane Allen’s parting words as she left Lowestoft this morning to continue on her 5,500 mile walk around the coast of Britain.

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Work is under way at Bungay Castle to remove ivy and vegetation that has hidden away the detail of the castle for the past decade.

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Beccles and Bungay Sport

Friday, February 16, 2018
Premier Division

Bungay Town had yet another blank Saturday as their Suffolk Senior Cup quarter-final tie at Lakenheath fell victim to a waterlogged pitch — adding to an already grim fixture pile-up.

Norfolk Police said plans were in place to ensure this weekend’s much anticipated derby between Norwich and Ipswich at Carrow Road went ahead without a hitch.

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Beccles Rugby Club are embarking on a new challenge after a disappointing campaign in Eastern Counties One North.

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Cup football again took centre stage in the Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League last weekend.


Interest in the Anglian Combination Mummery Cup ended at the quarter-final stage for Bungay on Saturday.

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The highly acclaimed all-female vocal group, Seraphim, have selected a special cluster of north Suffolk village churches for their spring musical pilgrimage.

Solange will perform her first ever headline slot at this year’s Latitude, a UK festival exclusive.


Some Latitude Festival favourites are returning to Henham Park this year. We spoke to Gus Unger-Hamilton of alt-J and Stuart Braithwaite of Mogwai.

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Festival-goers have just two days to wait until finding out who will headline this year’s Latitude Festival.

A market town will once again be illuminated with light and song as a mini-festival celebrating the coming light of spring returns for a third year.

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If you didn’t get your fill of battered mince pies at Christmas, fear not - there’s a new deep fried food trend to try this Easter.

She has inspired people worldwide by keeping her walk to school litter free defying bullies who teased her for doing it.


He has conducted the Norwich-based Academy of St Thomas for more than three decades but Christopher Adey will be taking his final bow with the orchestra at a concert next month.


Film award shows seem to be losing favour with audiences. Arts editor Andrew Clarke wonders whether its because the audience for movies is changing and the Oscars and BAFTAs are reacting by rewarding the wrong films.


The Bury Festival is one of the cornerstones of Suffolk’s cultural calendar. Arts editor Andrew Clarke speaks to festival director Nick Wells and takes a look at the treats in store during this year’s 10 day extravaganza.

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Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

Bungay Town had yet another blank Saturday as their Suffolk Senior Cup quarter-final tie at Lakenheath fell victim to a waterlogged pitch — adding to an already grim fixture pile-up.

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