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Residents of Halesworth are being given the chance to get involved in creating “a small piece of history” in the town.

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for strong winds across the region.

Awards have been presented to three Bungay projects in recognition of the way they enhance the town visually and economically.

Simon Thompson

A Lowestoft business has expanded its workforce, introduced a new range of products and refurbished its premises as a result of support received through a council event.

Michael Ladd

Councillors are once again calling on the public for views as they continue to look at reshaping parking across the district.

Waveney District Council

An annual awards ceremony in Halesworth has honoured the town’s flourishing floral artistry.

A man who devoted decades of his life to the music and entertainment scene has died at the age of 97.

Norwich

Crime

Mon, 16:55
Addenbrooke's Hospital

A cyclist remains in hospital with life-threatening injuries following an incident in Mutford over the weekend.

A stolen car has been found burnt out at the bottom of Corton Cliffs, near Lowestoft.

Suffolk Police

Police believe an elderly man, who was found with a number of serious injuries in Lowestoft, was hit by a vehicle which failed to stop.

Police are hunting a man who indecently exposed himself to a teenage girl in Lowestoft.

Police are asking gun owners to surrender their firearms and ammunition as part of a national amnesty.

Suffolk Police

Health

Yesterday, 13:00
NHS

Healthcare professionals who used to work at the region’s mental health trust have slammed “rotten foundations” stemming from a radical redesign six years ago.

The boss of the region’s failing mental health trust has set out areas the organisation will focus on in order to recover.

Julie Cave

New data has revealed the number of doctors at the region’s mental health trust has shrunk over the last five years - whilst the number of managers has risen.

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

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

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Education

Mon, 09:12
Sir John Leman High School

Hundreds of Suffolk children helped “raise the roof” during a singing project first conceived to mark the centenary of one of the county’s most famous composers.

A team of young athletes from across North Suffolk joined forces to compete in the southern area finals of a prestigious multisport contest.

Bungay High School

It is the biggest academy trust in Norfolk, having grown to 30 schools in its four years. Lauren Cope talks to the outgoing and new chief executives at the Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT), as it turns a new page.

Norfolk County Council

A mentoring programme designed to raise aspirations and instil confidence in Lowestoft pupils is seeking new volunteers from local businesses.

Stephen Ardley

Students at a Southwold area school have raised more than £3,000 for a charity which supports vulnerable children in Africa and Asia.

Business

Friday, November 17, 2017

Poultry giant 2 Sisters Food Group’s record is “far from pristine” and problems at its chicken plant at the centre of an inquiry are “not a one-off”, MPs have concluded.

The outstanding individual and group achievements of businesses across Waveney were celebrated at an annual awards ceremony.

Simon Groom and Seth James initially went into business by accident.

Beccles

Two tumour patients, a disability charity and a baby project were among the good causes to benefit from an energy firm’s generosity.

A smart technology firm was the shining star in the EDP Business Awards Enviro-technologies category.

BT

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Yesterday, 15:48

Councillors are once again calling on the public for views as they continue to look at reshaping parking across the district.

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Waveney District Council
Sunday, November 19, 2017

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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Yesterday, 14:56

A man who devoted decades of his life to the music and entertainment scene has died at the age of 97.

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Norwich
Mon, 16:55

A cyclist remains in hospital with life-threatening injuries following an incident in Mutford over the weekend.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Yesterday, 17:34

Awards have been presented to three Bungay projects in recognition of the way they enhance the town visually and economically.

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Simon Thompson

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