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A Bungay builder who ran into his next door neighbour’s house and attacked him with a kitchen knife after hearing voices in his head has been jailed for seven years and four months.

A family-owned business based in Beccles is celebrating after reaching its golden anniversary.

Young gymnasts have proudly returned home with more than 60 medals after competing in the Special Olympics GB National Games.

Police officers stopped to help an injured woman who had been involved in a collision with a van.

Thousands of Norfolk and Suffolk students nervously awaiting results will soon discover how they fared in their A-levels.

A court summons has been served to a 50-year-old man in relation to the hit and run incident in which 42-year-old Shane Lay was killed.

Addenbrooke's Hospital

A first-time winner has been crowned in a village’s gardening competition.

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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.

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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

Up-and-coming chefs got to put their own spin on a traditional dessert for a prestigious county-wide culinary contest.


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


Calling all whisky lovers! Norwich patisserie Macarons & More have teamed up with The English Whisky Co. to create a new range of treats.

In another theatrical win for seaside rep, the Sheringham Little Theatre hosts the world premiere of this new play by James Cawood.

A Chilean Street Food stall has opened on Norwich Market.

United Kingdom

Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

Lowestoft Town turned in a battling display in their opening home league game of the season before going down to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of a star-studded Billericay side.

Josh Auty reckons King’s Lynn’s push for the play-offs is back on after helping to inspire a 50-40 fightback victory over Leicester.

Robert Lambert

Josh Files experienced the highs and lows of motorsport in the latest round of the TCR Germany series but remains in pole position to retain his championship title.

An error at Riches, just after Andrew Evans had climbed aboard, cost him and co-driver Christian England victory in the opening LMP3 Cup race with the pair having to overcome a penalty for a short pit stop in race two to claim a narrow victory.

Budding football players will have a fresh new look on the pitch thanks to a generous donation from a national company.


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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