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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.

Bungay High School

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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Crime

Police chiefs in Norfolk and Suffolk are meeting today to review their response to terrorist attacks after a suicide bomber killed 22 people and injured another 59 at a concert in Manchester on Monday night.

Suffolk police

A 19-year-old man has been arrested and three quad bikes have been seized after police carried out patrols to trace the riders of vehicles that were being ridden in an anti-social manner in Beccles.

A roadside altercation between two drivers resulted in a man punching through a car window and fleeing.

Six people have been arrested in connection with possession of offensive or bladed weapons in Suffolk.

Health

It is an issue which is dominating the election agenda, taking a close second place only to Brexit in polls on the most important issue to voters.

Theresa May

The region’s ambulance trust has launched a women’s special interest group in a unique style, with two of its female staff pulling off a feat of strength and determination in an ambulance pull challenge.

NHS

Hidden underneath her clothing, Sarah Barrett has for many years borne the scars of a dark and troubling secret.

Schools in the east are being urged to help nurture a nation of lifesavers by taking part in Restart a Heart Day.

NHS

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Education

A summer concert has celebrated musical talent and accomplishment.

Saint Felix School

Twenty-five rural schools in Norfolk have filled fewer than half of their reception class places, figures show.

A new all-weather outdoor play area has been installed at St Edmund’s Catholic Primary School in Bungay.

Frustrated childminders and nursery schools in Norfolk and Suffolk have urged the government to rethink its “damaging” policy to double free childcare hours before many are forced to close.

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Business

Yesterday, 14:00

A new trail linking ale, wine and cider producers in the Waveney Valley is being launched.

Better promotion of social care jobs and providing more opportunities for career progression in the industry will be key to continued growth for a regional care home operator.

Lowestoft

A Suffolk brewery is celebrating record sales after a turnaround strategy was launched two years ago.

A Lowestoft guesthouse has been honoured with a national accolade.

A project which was due to kick start the regeneration of a former civic site in Lowestoft has ground to a halt, after the company behind it went into administration.

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Yesterday, 19:17

A group of nine friends from Suffolk are gearing up to pedal through the night as they take on a women-only cycle ride through London.

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11:20

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

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09:23

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

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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.

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Yesterday, 09:54

With the UK terror threat level being raised to ‘critical’, Suffolk Police are continuing to urge residents to be vigilant.

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