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Residents will be able to cool off from the sun as Beccles Lido reopens on Saturday.

Two former mayors led a canoe voyage along a seven mile section of the River Waveney between Beccles and Bungay last week.

Fun activities for all the family will transform a town centre as Lowestoft is transported back in time to the 1940s.

Britten Centre

The mother of a teenager who died in a crash on the A47 near Hopton said she is searching for answers about why her daughter was sectioned for mental health issues the night before her death – but then released.

James Paget Hospital

Beccles Bell Tower will continue to be open to the public during June and July.

Following the launch of Inside Out Beccles earlier this year, the team have now started their own allotment.

As the victorious team lifts the coveted trophy during this weekend’s FA Cup final it will spark a poignant memory for one of Lowestoft’s leading businessmen.


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Beccles and Bungay Sport

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Darren Eadie

Pupils at Langley School are celebrating two successes on the football pitch, including a national triumph.

Illness has ruled rising Norfolk rugby star Will Evans out of this summer’s World Rugby Under-20s Championship in Georgia.

United Kingdom

A project to build a new 3G floodlit pitch in Beccles has been announced today.

After a morale-boosting victory against Sprowston A the week before, Bungay came up short against a strong Martham side.

Norfolk League

Three Bungay Black Dogs ran the Halstead Marathon, reporting “a lovely, if undulating, course in deepest north Essex”.

David Neeve

Beccles and Bungay Events

Beccles Bell Tower will continue to be open to the public during June and July.

Singer-songwriter and musician Ian Sainsbury will be back at the Beccles Public Hall next Friday, June 2, for the welcome return of popup pianobar.

The organiser of a companion dog show is encouraging pet owners to come along.

A Lowestoft hard rock band has signed its first deal with an independent music label based in London.

Norfolk and Suffolk Entertainment

It’s 70 years since Indian independence.

United Kingdom

Stars from the world of stage and screen will perform at a charity show in Oulton Broad this weekend.

United Kingdom

Author Jon McGregor is among the writers taking to the stage for Norfolk and Norwich Festival’s City of Literature Weekend.

Andrew Burton, from Writers’ Centre Norwich, talks to him about his latest book, Reservoir 13.

BBC Radio

Mexican journalists Lydia Cacho and Anabel Hernández will be giving this year’s Harriet Martineau Lecture at the Norfolk and Norwich Festival.

Andrew Burton from Writers’ Centre Norwich finds out more about their talk called Speaking Truth To Power.


Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

The British GT Championship resumes with a two-race format this weekend at Snetterton after a controversial previous meeting which ended up with the on-the-road winner demoted to second place.

King’s Lynn moved into the SGB Premiership top four with a hard-fought 49-41 win over Rye House at the Adrian Flux Arena.

Robert Lambert

Diss Town have named Paul Bugg as their new first team manager to replace Ross Potter.

A day after putting the finishing touches to Eminent’s Derby preparations, Martyn Meade unleashed another smart prospect when Cartographer broke the six-furlong course record at Great Yarmouth.


West Norfolk’s Rugby Women’s 10s Festival 2017 was a weekend that will live long in the memories of the 11 sides that competed.


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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