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Yesterday, 17:05
James Paget University Hospital

Inpatients will move back to Beccles Hospital tomorrow following a major £1.65m refurbishment project.

An all-singing, all-dancing comedy show begins a jam-packed schedule of events at the Marina Theatre this week.

Lowestoft

Businesses, clubs and organisations from across the region have been getting their teams together for this year’s East Anglian Dragon Boat Festival.

A local business is to go to parliament for the British finals of a prestigious competition.

House of Lords

A popular community litter pick scheme is set to return for the spring.

Stephen Ardley

Spring has come early to the region as just one week after freezing conditions and snowfall, temperatures in certain areas have risen to 17.5C, a figure usually experienced in the UK in mid-May.

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Work has started today on a major project to replace ageing gas mains in Oulton Broad.

Crime

Friday, February 17, 2017
Suffolk Police

Investigations are continuing today after a father-of-three died following a suspected fight at a holiday park in Lowestoft.

Police are appealing for information following an incident of criminal damage to a vehicle in Lowestoft.

Suffolk Police

Investigations are under way following the discovery of a parcel found on Kessingland beach.

Suffolk Police

When Valerie McGee and her pet dog, Rudey, set off on their daily beach walk it seemed like a normal day.

They are the “eyes and ears of the countryside,” according to a police and crime commissioner.

Suffolk Police

Health

Yesterday, 17:05
James Paget University Hospital

Inpatients will move back to Beccles Hospital tomorrow following a major £1.65m refurbishment project.

The Waveney and District Group of Ramblers have three walks coming up in the week ahead.

A number of healthy walks in the Waveney area have been organised for the coming week by OneLife Suffolk.

Initial discussions are taking place regarding the future of a minor injuries unit (MIU) in Halesworth.

Therese Coffey

A Beccles woman’s tireless work has propelled a frequently unrecognised mental health condition onto a professional platform uniting clinicians from three different sectors.

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Education

Yesterday, 13:47
Suffolk County Council

Nearly 10,000 books, CDs and DVDs have gone missing from Suffolk libraries in three years, new figures show.

Young entrepreneurs from Bungay have been crowned regional winners in a business competition after impressing the judges with their Olympics campaign.

Pupils at a Beccles school arrived in their classrooms with crazy hairstyles last Friday to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital.

An academy trust which runs three Ipswich primary schools is set to more than double its number of schools this year – and is changing its name as it ventures further afield in Suffolk.

Edgar Sewter

Children in Suffolk have “greater online access than ever before,” according to an annual survey.

Suffolk County

Business

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Lowestoft

The future is bright for jobseekers in Waveney according to the district manager of a government funded employment agency.

Two Waveney businesses have been awarded for their commitment to offering healthier food choices to their customers.

The region’s local enterprise partnership has been awarded an additional £69m from government to improve infrastructure and skills, and support small businesses and innovation.

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At the tender age of 18 Ellen Pennington began writing a business plan which she hoped one day would formulate the basis of her very own café.

Worried customers claim they have been unable to move their current accounts after their building society announced plans to close them.

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Yesterday, 17:05

Inpatients will move back to Beccles Hospital tomorrow following a major £1.65m refurbishment project.

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James Paget University Hospital
Yesterday, 14:53

From 2019 a fleet of new trains will transform East Suffolk rail services, with all trains formed of at least three carriages.

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Graham Elliott
Yesterday, 16:35

A local business is to go to parliament for the British finals of a prestigious competition.

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House of Lords
Friday, November 26, 2010

Turkey tycoon Bernard Matthews has died, it was announced this morning.

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Friday, November 11, 2016

A pilot who was seriously injured when his plane crashed, is now at home with his family following surgery at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH).

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Maurice Hammond

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