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A married couple who have entertained generations for four decades are still going strong, despite both being in their 70s.

Residents of a town and its council have come together to look into how best to prepare it for potential major developments.

Waveney District Council

A local plan to reshape the Waveney area will be the death of one of its villages.

Waveney District Council

Students are today celebrating as they receive their long-awaited A-level results after two years of hard work.

Michael Taylor

A man has been charged following an incident at Beccles Yacht Station in which a fight broke out and boats were damaged.

A state-of-the-art building at the James Paget University Hospital has won a prestigious construction industry award.

James Paget University Hospital

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Beccles and Bungay Sport

Friday, August 11, 2017

Sunday saw Waveney Valley’s athletes in action in Ipswich in round four of the Eastern Young Athletes League.

Beccles Town start their season on Sunday with the Beccles Hospital Cup match against local rivals Bungay Town (3pm), who will be out to show that they should also have gained promotion to the Premier Division.

Premier Division

Warm sunshine greeted 18 teams of triples to Bungay Bowls Club to compete for the Secretary’s Shield.

Suffolk County

After last week’s setback against Swardeston B, Bungay travelled to Winterton knowing that a win was vital to keep their Division One promotion hopes alive.

Veteran left-hander Milton Lindsay laid the foundations for Hales and Loddon’s third win in the last four games in Norfolk Alliance Division Six with a battling half-century in a hard-earned victory over Diss A.

Mark Stewart

Beccles and Bungay Events

A well-known Norfolk folk tale is being bought to life in Beccles.

Bungay’s Fisher Theatre is set to be graced with a feast of blues and grooves as the Dave Thomas Band takes to the stage.

The Midnite Voyage jazz ensemble will be making their debut at the Fisher Theatre in Bungay next week.

A Beccles production company will soon be staging their debut performance at the town’s public hall.

Alice Howell, a 19-year-old soprano, presented her first one-woman performance at The Cut Theatre in Halesworth.

Norfolk and Suffolk Entertainment

Cromer carnival-goers had a chance to try their hand at preparing the town’s most famous fare, at an open-air crab-dressing competition staged as part of an afternoon of children’s events.


Top reggae band UB40 is coming to north Norfolk – and some of our lucky readers can win FREE tickets to the show.

United Kingdom

From custard to chicken katsu, an innovative Norfolk chef is bringing sweet and savoury buns to the heart of Norwich Market.


Norwich arts venue The Garage is to extend the number of performing arts qualifications it offers by running a GCSE drama course from January 2018.


A broadcasting legend has postponed his visit to Norwich this autumn.


Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

Il Primo Sole made a thoroughly impressive debut as he strolled to victory in the opening Bet toteplacepot At Novice Stakes at Great Yarmouth.

Indie Vaughan-Jones enjoyed victory at Horseheath at the weekend with Cool Blue in the BE90 class.

Following the unsettled weather of late the conditions for Hickling Broad’s weekend Regatta were near perfect.

Buckland Beau’s long quest for a win on the turf can come to an end at Great Yarmouth on Thursday evening.

Holt lost by 101 runs in their latest Norfolk League encounter at home to Drayton.

Norfolk League

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.

Coastal Summer 2017


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