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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Beccles Lido 

Picture: James Bass

A man in his 70s has been airlifted to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital after having a cardiac arrest at Beccles Lido.

A crash at Hedenham. PIcture: Lee Sutton

Two lorries have crashed on a road in Hedenham, blocking the road.

Police released these CCTV images as part of their investigation into a burglary in Brampton in June

A man whose TV was stolen from a house in Brampton near Halesworth has offered a reward for information about the theft.

Suffolk Police
Gizmo the cat, who died after being reportedly shot

A family say they have been left “absolutely devastated” after their cat had to be put to sleep after being shot.

Suffolk police
A pet cat has been shot in Beccles.

Police are appealing for information after a pet cat was shot in Beccles.

Suffolk Police
Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass.

A motorcycle has been stolen from the side of a road in Mettingham near Bungay.

The annual Beccles carnival parade through the centre of the town. Picture: James Bass

Two days of fun was brought to a close in spectacular style as the annual Beccles Carnival procession wowed crowds in the town.

Annette Tackley

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Beccles and Bungay Sport

Yesterday, 06:00
Mike Ridout
Elmham'’s Olly Hall on his way to 20 to go with his 4-51 bowling stint. Picture: MIKE WYATT

The penultimate week of the Norfolk League season saw many promotion and relegation issues sorted, although not all, writes Mike Ridout.

Thetford (batting) v Topcroft cricket.
Liam Conroy batting with M Kulkarmi bowling.

Brooke kept their championship charge on track by ensuring Sprowston’s challenge continues to go off the rails.

Damon Egan
Horsford gave their EAPL survival hopes a huge shot in the arm by beating Norwich.

Middle-order resistance gave Norfolk something to build on going into the second day of their final match of the season.

Norfolk Alliance Premier Division: Sprowston v Diss (batting ). Photo: Steve Adams

It was a topsy turvy day in the Premier Division of the Norfolk Alliance with the top three all losing – and the clubs occupying the bottom two positions both claiming impressive wins.

Damon Egan
Will Evans in action for Leicester Tigers on his debut, in an Aviva Premiership clash with Gloucester at Welford Road. Picture: Tigers Images

Four months ago Will Evans had only just made an unexpected Premiership debut for Leicester Tigers – now the Norfolk teenager is on the verge of stardom.

Wymondham College

Beccles and Bungay Events

Paul Anthony will perform an amazing Bowie tribute act on Friday, September 30 at Beccles Public Hall

A man that was voted the UK’s number one David Bowie tribute act is heading to Beccles next month.

Neil Dunnell
Tina Bradshaw’s Proverbial Cabaret Show will be on stage at the Fisher Theatre in Bungay.

Tina Bradshaw’s Proverbial Cabaret Show will be on stage at the Fisher Theatre in Bungay tomorrow.

Keith Sadler and Friends will be performing at Bungay's Fisher Theatre.

Entertainment at the Fisher Theatre in Bungay will kick off next week with a screening of The Revenant (15) starring Oscar winning Leonardo DiCaprio.

Bungay
Beccles Public Hall.

The popular Northern Soul and Motown Nights at the Beccles Public Hall are being relaunched with a different format from September.

Neil Dunnell
Béatrice et Bénédict will be screened at the Fisher Theatre.

From the author of Rosemary’s Baby and Deathtrap, Bungay’s Fisher Theatre presents Baroque Theatre company’s ‘Veronica’s Room’, a thriller by Ira Levin.

Bungay

Norfolk and Suffolk Entertainment

The 2015 Norfolk Arts Awards at The Maddermarket Theatre. The EDP Peoples Choice Award winners. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

The deadline for people to nominate their stars of Norfolk’s arts scene for our special awards is just hours away.

Emma Knights
Jack Huston arrives at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit Gala. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Playing James Bond is one of the most talked about film roles in the world and now an actor from Norfolk is in the running to become the new 007.

Norfolk's perfect picnic spots: Eaton Park, Plantation Garden and Stiffkey Saltmarshes (L-R)

Wanting to get out and make the most of the weather before summer officially ends? Why not pack a picnic and head on out to one of these picturesque locations across Norfolk.

Norwich
Chairman Ed Balls practices his football techniques at the newly refurbished Academy pitches at the Norwich City Colney Training Ground. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The full line-up for the new series of Strictly Come Dancing has been announced with Olympians, actors and models all set to join Norwich City chairman Ed Balls on the dance floor. Here we profile the line up ahead of them putting on their dance shoes for the first time.

BBC
Giggling Squid Thai restaurant is opening in Norwich next month. Picture shows the restaurant's duck spring rolls. Photo: Giggling Squid

Chain restaurant Giggling Squid is set to bring a taste of Thailand to Norwich next month as the company opens its first Norfolk restaurant in Tombland.

Norwich
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Norfolk and Suffolk Sport

Seven year old Alice Hall won the gold medal in the 100m at the East of England Children and Young People's Diabetes Games in Essex.

While our Olympians savoured success in Rio, budding athlete Alice Hall tasted gold at a competition for children with diabetes.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Shaun Bammant is available for Lowestoft Town's trip to Billericay, after serving a three-game suspension. Picture: James Bass

Lowestoft Town’s players must accept they will be a prized scalp for teams in the Ryman Premier this season, manager Ady Gallagher has warned.

The FA Cup.

Dereham Town have another chance to book their place in the next round of the FA Cup this evening.

Matt Henman
Will there be more home celebrations like this in King's Lynn this evening? Picture: IAN BURT

A First Division derby is the pick of the night’s games in the Eastern Counties League.

Eastern Counties League
Elmham'’s Olly Hall on his way to 20 to go with his 4-51 bowling stint. Picture: MIKE WYATT

The penultimate week of the Norfolk League season saw many promotion and relegation issues sorted, although not all, writes Mike Ridout.

Mike Ridout

Stars of Waveney

Launch of the Eastern Daily Press 2016 Stars of Lowestoft and Waveney awards.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

It’s time to enter your heroes for our Stars of Lowestoft and Waveney awards

It was an amazing event in which those who go above and beyond to help their communities were given the recognition they truly deserve.

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