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The winners of this year’s Beccles Cycle for Life competitions were presented with their prizes at Somerleyton Hall.

One of Suffolk’s rarest breeding birds, the Sandwich tern, has bred successfully this year at the RSPB’s Minsmere nature reserve for the first time in almost 40 years.

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Suffolk remains one of the safest counties, despite seeing a small rise in the number of recorded crime, according to new figures.

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Stunning, fantastic, inspiring....these were just a few of the wonderful comments received from visitors to St Mary’s Church, Bungay recently when they viewed the Books in Bloom Flower Festival organised by members of Bungay Flower Club.

A Bramford motorcyclist, who has admitted causing the death of his pillion passenger through dangerous driving by having a defective rear tyre, has been warned he could be jailed.

Rupert Overbury

The Waveney and District Group of Ramblers have three walks coming up.

Our annual bid to recognise the people who do wonderful things in our wonderful region has begun.

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Beccles and Bungay Sport

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A sparkling century from captain Jordan Barber powered Gillingham to a huge win over Sprowston B on Saturday in a fixture critical to consolidating a position in Division 2 East.

A mixture of cloud and sunshine greeted 16 teams at Bungay Bowls Club for the Chairman’s Shield, once again sponsored by Chris Payne’s property maintenance company.

Andy Baker weighed in with a gritty half-century as Hales and Loddon A suffered a five-wicket Norfolk League Division Four South East defeat against Colney at Eaton CNS School.

Chelmsford City Football Club hosted an over-65s walking football tournament and Beccles Town sent down a team to join eight others in the competition.

Beccles Town

Jack Cook and Auldwyn Lindsay posted half-centuries as Hales and Loddon ended a four-match losing streak with their best performance of the season - a morale-boosting seven-wicket win over promotion-chasing Thetford A.

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Beccles and Bungay Events

Winner of the 2016 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, Deelee Dubé will be performing at the Fisher Theatre in Bungay next Saturday, July 29.

Back by popular demand, super cool soul DJs Garry Emms, Steve Kay and guest DJ Kev Coulston will be returning to Beccles Public Hall for a high energy night dancing to northern soul and Motown music.

It grows bigger and better each year and in 2017 Latitude Festival outshone itself.

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A Norfolk-born author and broadcaster will bring over 50 years of writing experience to Beccles.

Choirs from neighbouring towns will join forces for a rare public appearance together.

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Norfolk and Suffolk Entertainment

North Norfolk music festival Rock Bodham kicked off in style today, in spite of cloudy skies and the threat of rain.

Love Islanders are coming to Norfolk in a special appearance next month at Truckfest East, back next month by popular demand.

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Former Great British Bake Off contestant Kate Barmby has created something truly magical for The Assembly House in Norwich.

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With summer underway, and the weather looking promising (at least for another week) it is prime time to pitch up at a pub, find a table outside and spend hours enjoying a drink (or three), good food and the company of family and friends. Here’s a list to make finding the perfect spot in Norfolk that little bit easier.

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Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

Five years ago, Norwich trainer Graham Everett joined forces with promoter Mervyn Turner, their mission to create regular fight nights in Norwich to help local boxers.

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It may have been a frustrating start to the Norfolk Festival of Cricket but captain Chris Brown hopes Norfolk can replicate their performance levels in game two.

Swardeston lifted the NW Brown Norfolk Twenty20 trophy at Manor Park after a 72-run win over Great Witchingham.

There is a new name on Links Country Park’s Scratch Trophy – for the first time in seven years.

On the back of my column last week with regards to defining the difference between running and walking pace, I received a number of messages with mixed thoughts about this.

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Stars of Waveney

Friday, April 21, 2017

It was set up to celebrate real heroes from the community, and the annual Stars of Lowestoft and Waveney Awards are back for 2017.

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