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Heritage Lottery Fund

The region’s historic churches have been put at risk after a decision to scrap a vital Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) programme for places of worship.

An exciting new partnership between Ormiston Denes Academy and Norwich City Football Club is set to offer youngsters a range of sporting and educational opportunities.

Students from schools across the region have been unearthing lost artefacts and historical secrets in a rural village.

Hobart High School

Bargain hunters will be descending on Beccles tomorrow as the town’s antiques street market returns for the eighth year.

Christine Pinsent

The East Suffolk Travellers’ Association (ESTA) will hold its AGM on Saturday, May 13, at St Mary’s Church Hall in Halesworth.

The owner of a Lowestoft pre-school celebrating its 10th birthday says government funding cuts have left the business’s future uncertain.

Peter Aldous

Beccles Library’s first live music event has been hailed a great success.

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Beccles and Bungay Sport

Of the 39,487 competitors who crossed the finish line of the London Marathon seven were members of Waveney Valley AC.

United Kingdom

Last week saw the return of Powerboat Racing to Oulton Broad for 2017 with a practice evening that brought mixed fortunes for those taking part.

The NR F1 Podcast – recorded in the county that gave the world Team Lotus, Martin Brundle and a training ground to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber – brings you its take on the latest Formula 1 news ahead of the 2017 Russian Grand Prix.

Norwich

Topcroft Cricket Club have registered to be an All Stars Cricket Centre.

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Beccles and Bungay Events

Previous Latitude headliner Two Door Cinema Club have been announced as special guests for 2017.

Katherine Jenkins, Mystery Jets, The Coral and Norfolk native Mullally are just a few of the new acts added to this year’s Latitude line-up.

International Workers Day is to be celebrated at The Seagull Theatre this weekend as part of the Waveney Mayday Festival.

Luke Wright

For their autumn concert, Pakefield Singers will be performing Mendelssohn’s great oratorio, ‘Elijah’, with orchestra and an international line up of soloists. The choir is well known for co-ordinating massed choral projects including, most recently, the Verdi Requiem and Carmina Burana, and is inviting singers to join them for this performance. Elijah will give singing enthusiasts a further opportunity to perform one of the great choral works with orchestra.

There is plenty of entertainment to thrill audiences of all ages during the coming days at The Seagull Theatre in Pakefield.

Luke Wright

Norfolk and Suffolk Entertainment

The Royals would be good. Prince Harry? Yes please,” laughs Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood on who would be his dream contestants.

Norwich

A North Walsham student will lead a summer of festivities in Cromer after being unveiled as this year’s Carnival Queen.

From seeing in the May Day dawn to taking a ride on Thomas the Tank Engine, going to the circus, or taking to the water, there is no shortage of family things to do this holiday weekend.

United Kingdom

From Antarctica to the Andes to north Norfolk - Turner Prize-winning artist Richard Long has created art all across the globe, and his latest major exhibition EARTH SKY features works inspired by Houghton Hall and its surrounds.

A Norwich painter’s portrait of a Norfolk MP has led to him being selected for a prestigious national exhibition for a second time.

Emma Knights

Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

King’s Lynn registered a first away victory of 2017 by edging out Somerset 46-44 – thanks largely to the man responsible for their only home defeat.

When Lowestoft Town could only field a bare XI to take on Staines earlier this month manager Ady Gallagher was embarrassed.

Lowestoft Town

Harleston Town’s hopes of taking the season down to the wire will be on the line today.

More than 2,500 runners will be hitting the streets of King’s Lynn as the Grand East Anglia Run takes place on Sunday.

West Norfolk

Form is massively important in football – but Wisbech Town boss Dick Creasey insists it will not be a factor going into his side’s League Cup final with rivals Yaxley on Bank Holiday Monday.

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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