Latest Beccles and Bungay News

International Association of Lions Clubs

The family of popular family and charity man David Woodruff who died earlier this year have thanked people for their support.

So – what is raw milk and why should we be drinking more of it?

A poet and artist will be using their talents to celebrate Norfolk Day.


A community gym is celebrating its fourth anniversary.

The ambition to have 90 minute train times between Norwich and London is in doubt, it has been claimed.

Network Rail

A 14-year-old ballet dancer from Lowestoft is one step closer to achieving her dream of dancing professionally as she rehearses for her latest role.

Sir John Leman High School

A celebration has been held to mark the opening of a new look pedestrian avenue that makes it way through a scenic setting in Beccles.


Yesterday, 14:04
United Kingdom

No further action will be taken over two allegations of rape made at Latitude Festival last summer and only a handful of crimes were reported during the three day event.

Horn Hill in Lowestoft was the worst street for reported crime in the whole of Waveney in the last year.

Suffolk Police

Three people have been convicted of trying to smuggle 19 migrants into the UK through Southwold on a hired yacht from the Netherlands.

Suffolk Police

To mark the start of a national campaign Norfolk police are urging victims of stalking to seek help.

Norfolk police

Speeding drivers are set to be targeted during a week-long police campaign.

Tim Passmore


Fri, 10:12

Planning permission has been granted for a £710,000 resource centre in Halesworth which will provide information and support to people with life-limiting illnesses.

The leader of Waveney District Council has pledged to write to the region’s care commission asking them to reinstate funding for an innovative scheme.

A plea has been made to protect an innovative mental health treatment scheme, after a decision not to renew its contract left it with a £23,000 funding gap.

A health boss has apologised to the family of a woman who died after failings in care at a mental health unit.

Julie Cave

Waveney suffers from more heroin and morphine misuse deaths than anywhere else in Suffolk, according to data from the Office of National Statistics.

Tony Goldson

Most Read This Week


Tue, 16:09

A group of talented students produced the goods to put on a series of concerts in collaboration with a world-famous orchestra.

Budding performers had their time to shine at a sixth form’s annual extravaganza.

Pupils and staff from Ormiston Denes Academy offered some Easter cheer to those in need with two charitable events at the school.

Ormiston Denes Academy

A north Suffolk primary school has been rated good in its first Ofsted inspection since joining the Active Learning Trust.

Organisers of a set of adult learning courses attended by thousands of people across Suffolk are celebrating a top Ofsted rating this week.


Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The team at Enlight has some bright ideas about how smart lighting could revolutionise our urban areas. Bethany Whymark went to find out more about their innovative technologies.

One of the region’s biggest food producers has announced a crackdown on the use of plastic in its operations.

Lowestoft-based renewable energy vessel specialist Turner Iceni has won a contract worth more than £4m to provide support for the construction of the East Anglia One offshore windfarm.

United Kingdom

A garden centre is branching out by serving cocktails and food at night.


The country’s largest chicken processing group has revealed its gender pay gap alongside a raft of measures to strengthen gender equality.

United Kingdom

Most Read

Yesterday, 14:19

A celebration has been held to mark the opening of a new look pedestrian avenue that makes it way through a scenic setting in Beccles.

Read more

So – what is raw milk and why should we be drinking more of it?

Read more

Plans to build a new discount supermarket in Beccles have been approved – despite last minute objections from nearby Tesco.

Read more
Waveney District Council
Fri, 06:30

The step-brother of a popular Beccles DJ and producer who died aged 33 after a short battle with cancer is running the London Marathon in his memory.

Read more

A community gym is celebrating its fourth anniversary.

Read more

Later in Life


Click here to view
the Later in Life


Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 22°C

min temp: 8°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Read the Beccles and Bungay Journal e-edition today

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter