Amy Smith Community Editor email@example.com @Amy_Smiiith Beccles will light up with festive cheer as crowds gather for switch on Yesterday, 09:30 Amy Smith Beccles will be twinkling with festive cheer as crowds gather for the annual Christmas lights switch on event next week. Results announced in Waveney by-elections Fri, 12:54 Amy Smith The Labour party has lost a seat on Waveney District Council following by-elections for two Lowestoft wards. Beer lovers set to descend on Beccles as three-day festival returns Fri, 12:00 Amy Smith A popular three-day beer festival is returning to Beccles this weekend. Striking infrared photo of Beccles Quay features on charity’s Christmas card Fri, 10:30 Amy Smith A talented photographer has volunteered his time to create a special Christmas card for a Beccles charity. Lowestoft gets set to light up for Christmas with festive entertainment Fri, 09:59 Amy Smith Christmas cheer will be spread throughout Lowestoft tomorrow as the town’s festive lights are switched on. Amber triumphs at world championships after taking up powerlifting during crash recovery Fri, 09:38 Amy Smith Just six years after being involved in a horrific crash which left her in a coma, Amber Hannant has achieved her dream of becoming a world powerlifting champion. Lowestoft schools to show Embrace documentary as woman continues to spread body image message Wed, 15:14 Amy Smith A documentary which aims to empower men and women to love their bodies is being screened at three Lowestoft schools and a college thanks to a campaign by a local woman. Awards ceremony highlights outstanding achievements of businesses across Waveney Wed, 12:45 Amy Smith The outstanding individual and group achievements of businesses across Waveney were celebrated at an annual awards ceremony. Oulton Broad road remains open to traffic in both directions as final gas work takes place Mon, 14:45 Amy Smith A main road running through Oulton Broad is open to traffic in both directions following three weeks of work on ageing gas mains. School’s catwalk show raises more than £3,000 to help vulnerable children Mon, 11:43 Amy Smith Students at a Southwold area school have raised more than £3,000 for a charity which supports vulnerable children in Africa and Asia. Road reopens in Oulton Broad as gas works end - but closure will be back in place on Monday Friday, November 10, 2017 Amy Smith Three weeks of work to replace ageing gas mains in Oulton Broad has come to an end - however workmen will be back on site on Monday. 10th anniversary promises to be “the best yet” for business awards Friday, November 10, 2017 Amy Smith The inspirational achievements of companies from a range of different sectors and sizes will be celebrated at a special awards ceremony. Bungay Lions thank hospital staff for looking after member with donation to charitable fund Friday, November 10, 2017 Amy Smith A Lions club member has returned to the hospital ward where he was cared for to thank staff with a donation. Rotarians present £4,750 to air ambulance team raised through Beccles charity ride Friday, November 10, 2017 Amy Smith Thousands of pounds raised through an annual charity bike ride have been presented to staff at the East Anglian Air Ambulance. Charity appeals to Lowestoft families to detox their toy box and donate this Christmas Friday, November 10, 2017 Amy Smith Parents in Lowestoft are being urged to ‘detox their toy box’ in the run-up to Christmas and donate quality toys and games to a children’s charity. Work to start on project to honour Norfolk village’s fallen soldiers Friday, November 10, 2017 Amy Smith Work to create a permanent memorial to commemorate servicemen from a Norfolk village who lost their lives in both world wars will soon get under way thanks to a funding boost. Wine tasting evening to raise vital funds for community centre project Thursday, November 9, 2017 Amy Smith As part of their continuous fundraising efforts towards a new building, Bungay Community Centre Trustees are hosting a ’Wines for Christmas’ event. Beer lovers are in for a treat as popular festival returns to Beccles Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Amy Smith A popular beer festival will be returning to Beccles next weekend, with ale from Waveney’s newest brewery among the selection on offer. Important step forward for east Suffolk’s ‘super council’ bid Tuesday, November 7, 2017 Amy Smith Plans to create a new ‘super district council’ for east Suffolk have been given the seal of approval by the Secretary of State for communities and local government. Jammin’ group hits the right note at recording studio Monday, November 6, 2017 Amy Smith Staff and service users from the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust let their music do the talking when they got the chance to play at a recording studio. Gallery: Winning photographs showcase why east Suffolk is a great place to live, work and explore Monday, November 6, 2017 Amy Smith The winners of a new competition which invited amateur and professional photographers to enter photos celebrating living, working and exploring east Suffolk have been announced.