Amy Smith Community Editor email@example.com @Amy_Smiiith Community gym celebrates fourth anniversary Yesterday, 11:00 Amy Smith A community gym is celebrating its fourth anniversary. Memorial park donates £5,000 to charity supporting children through bereavement Saturday, April 21, 2018 Amy Smith A cheque for £5,000 has been presented to a child bereavement charity, raised at Waveney Memorial Park and Crematorium at Ellough. Charity shop volunteers donate £20,000 to medical causes on eighth anniversary Friday, April 20, 2018 Amy Smith Volunteers at a charity shop in Lowestoft have marked eight years of trading by donating cheques worth £20,000 to two medical causes. Vital centre for people with life-limiting illnesses is granted planning permission Friday, April 20, 2018 Amy Smith 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. Marathon challenge in memory of talented Beccles DJ, Neil Aldred Friday, April 20, 2018 Amy Smith 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. ‘Party time’ theme for annual church flower festival Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Amy Smith A village church will be filled with colour once again as an annual flower festival is staged. Changes to town’s streets and effects of war to be explored in two special exhibitions Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Amy Smith Exhibitions looking back at old Bungay buildings and the town during the war will be staged at St Mary’s Church later this year. Search is on for town’s next carnival queen, prince and princess attendants Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Amy Smith The search is on for royal representatives to represent Beccles at this year’s carnival weekend. Community pride shines through as residents come together for big clean up Monday, April 16, 2018 Amy Smith Community pride was shining through in Kirkley as more than 50 residents joined in the Big Clean Up and Litter Pick Competition. Ten charities presented with a share of £13,000 raised through Christmas Day swim Saturday, April 14, 2018 Amy Smith Charities chosen to benefit from a share of the funds raised at last year’s Lowestoft Christmas Day swim have been presented with their cheques. Weather causes changes to road closures as work continues on £1.6m roundabout at dangerous junction Friday, April 13, 2018 Amy Smith Work on a £1.6m project to improve Norfolk’s most dangerous main road junction will be completed next month as planned despite weather disruption to the schedule. Views sought on council’s plans for £200,000 loan to secure theatre’s future Friday, April 13, 2018 Amy Smith Plans to secure the future of a vital cultural and community asset have put been forward by town councillors. Campaigners asked to leave as first stage of record office consultation starts Thursday, April 12, 2018 Amy Smith The first stage of a public consultation into the future of Lowestoft Record Office got under way this week. Call for information on radical women ahead of event marking 100 years since the suffragette movement Thursday, April 12, 2018 Amy Smith A call has gone out to search through Beccles’ history for radical women who fought for the vote a century ago. Wetland centre to host first event in series of themed days promoting specialist plant growers Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Amy Smith After a long and wet winter, spring is finally here and gardens are starting to come alive. Tributes to former teacher, sportsman and coach who made a difference Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Amy Smith A former teacher, sportsman and coach who touched the lives of thousands of teenagers in the Lowestoft area has died aged 80. Delight for residents as play area reopens at new location after refurbishment project Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Amy Smith A new play area has been unveiled at a housing estate in Lowestoft following calls from parents to relocate the existing facility. Residents given another say on development plan for Waveney as final draft is published Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Amy Smith More than 9,000 new homes and proposals for 5,000 new jobs are included in the final draft Local Plan for Waveney. Town’s annual ‘in bloom’ competition is launched Monday, April 9, 2018 Amy Smith The popular annual Lowestoft in Bloom (LIB) competition has been launched, which will this year celebrate a charity dedicated to saving lives at sea. Alison travels to Belarus ahead of visit from youngsters affected by nuclear disaster Monday, April 9, 2018 Amy Smith The founder of a group which provides respite trips for children who still feel the effects of a nuclear disaster has travelled to Belarus ahead of this year’s visit. Police appeal after black and orange moped is stolen Friday, April 6, 2018 Amy Smith Police are appealing for information after a moped was stolen in Lowestoft.