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Conservative wins Wroxham by-election

A close-run by-election was won by just 14 votes.

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SHRINKING SANDS: This aerial picture by Mike Page shows how a section of Lowestoft beach has been affected by erosion.

picture: MIKE PAGE

£1.7m battle to save Lowestoft seafront

Tonnes of rocks will be unloaded onto Lowestoft’s south beach next month as the first phase of a £1.7m scheme to defend the town’s storm-battered seafront gets under way.

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An artist's impression of what the future could hold for RAF Coltishall plans. Photo: Supplied

Bid for new factory at RAF Coltishall site

Council leaders have welcomed a planning application from a company which wants to start up a factory in a hanger at the former RAF Coltishall air base.

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A47. Picture: Ian Burt

£504m wishlist for improvements to A47

A £504m wishlist of projects along the A47 and A12 which are likely to be put to the chancellor have 
been unveiled at a meeting in Norfolk.

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Train fares rise - again...

Graphic: Campaigners call for a fare deal as rail prices are set for big rise

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Pressure has intensified on the chancellor to stop an inflation-busting fare rise for East Anglian commuters poised to endure a 3.5pc hike in their train ticket price.

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Labour MP's Gloria De Piero and Jon Ashworth visit Lowestoft's seafront and bridge with Bob Blizzard.

Key issues highlighted as shadow ministers visit Lowestoft

Political battle lines were being drawn in the sands of seaside towns across the country this week.

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