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A major review of how Suffolk’s roads are maintained was launched yesterday with the county’s new highways chief claiming that there are “improvements that can and must be made”.

A song written to help a talented Beccles DJ through his cancer battle has been released in his memory and played out to the world on Radio 1.

A Suffolk campaign to close a loophole allowing second home owners to avoid paying tax on their property has won support in the House of Lords.

Paramedics treated a man for serious injuries following a crash in Frostenden.

England Ambulance Service

A theatre company has unveiled ambitious plans to expand a prominent venue with a major £1.5m development.

Waveney District Council

Lowestoft Town Football Club is uniting with a mental health campaigner for a series of music events to raise money and awareness for those living with mental health disorders.

After opening her first shop only weeks before the start of the recession in 2007, a Bungay florist is celebrating the opening of a new shop in the town centre.


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Beccles and Bungay Sport

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
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UEA City of Norwich Swimming Club duo Jessica-Jane Applegate and Jordan Catchpole have been named in the Great Britain squad for the Para-Swimming European Championships.

Bungay and Waveney Valley Golf Club have unveiled new changing room facilities which form part of an ambitious new five year plan.

Lowestoft Town are on the hunt for a new manager after Dale Brooks resigned from the role.

Lowestoft Town

Beccles and Bungay Events

The fourth instalment of a country fair will once again honour the memory of a woman who suffered with MS.

An historic market town will burst into life as a market showcasing the best food, drink and handmade items from across the region.

An army of sharply dressed scarecrows will once again descend on a Suffolk village to celebrate 50 years since its inception.

It is a show which has thrilled audiences around the globe, from the West End to Broadway, and now it is coming to Beccles.

Beccles-based Spotlight Musical Theatre Group’s production of Summer Holiday the musical comes to the Beccles Public Hall next week.


Norfolk and Suffolk Entertainment

Crime pays off again, just about, in latest misadventures of the larcenous Ocean family that ditches George Clooney, Brad Pitt in favour of an all-female lead cast spearheaded by Oscar winners Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett.

A newly-found painting linked to Norfolk’s famous Paston family will be put on display for the first time in a major new exhibition opening tomorrow at Norwich Castle.

United Kingdom

Taking its title from his short story, this elegiac account of the final years of Oscar Wilde following his incarceration living in exile in France and Italy is a passion project for director, writer and lead actor Rupert Everett.


The world’s biggest girl band Little Mix is returning to Norwich this year with Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Jade Thirlwall and Leigh-Anne Pinnock performing at Earlham Park on their Summer Hits tour.

University of East Anglia

Today is the day we reveal the last clue in our Hares Rock competition and from tomorrow the final five decorated rocks will be hidden across Norfolk ready for GoGo fans to find.


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