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A major marine science centre on the East Anglian coast has had its request for a £1.4m grant to help renovate its ageing site approved.

Real life stories of coming out are set to be told in a one-off theatre performance.

A wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day will be held in Lowestoft next week.

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It is a centre of history that provides visitors with a taste of the town’s journey from fishing village to thriving port.

A memorial fund, which was set up to support a range of organisations, has boosted two Lowestoft-based charities.

Reminiscence groups encouraging people with dementia and mental health issues to share sporting memories are launching in six of the county’s libraries.

Rail conductor/guards employed by Greater Anglia are to walk out on strike again for three days – but the company insists passengers in Norfolk should not face any disruption.

Tributes have been paid to a “lovable family man” who died following a suspected hit-and-run incident.

It has the unenviable reputation as the most dangerous main road junction in Norfolk, with the most injuries in the past decade.

A person has died after being hit by a train in Norwich this morning.

A person has been hit by a train in Norfolk this morning.

Fundraisers from the Lowestoft-based Lauren Lou appeal, which continues to raise money and awareness in aid of cancer charities and local causes, have been boosted by its first collection of the New Year.

Protesters held a demonstration at Norwich Station this morning after average rail ticket prices rose by 3.4pc, making it the biggest increase to fares since 2013.

Commuters travelling between Lowestoft and Norwich were facing delays this afternoon due to fallen trees blocking the line.

Whatever the sector, 2017 has been a tough year for high street traders. Consumers have less money to spend, which ultimately means businesses do too – despite growing competition for staff and increasing commodity prices.

A group of sixth form students have donated winter clothes, bedding and blankets to help a Lowestoft-based charitable organisation.

Festive fun for after Christmas in Norwich, Yarmouth, Cromer, Lowestoft, Hunstanton and Gorleston

Community spirit is alive and kicking with over 30 organisations and charities across Norfolk spreading some Christmas cheer this year.

A charity supporting people affected by brain injuries is set to raise funds by hosting an afternoon of carol singing.

Twenty-four much-needed affordable homes have been completed in Bacton in north Norfolk, to bring the total built by Victory Housing Trust in a year to 200 for the first time.

Thousands of jobs, billions of pounds of investment and green energy for millions of homes - business leaders today called on the region to embrace the chances offered by building the world’s largest offshore wind farms.

A social enterprise which provides community health services in Norfolk and Waveney has been highly commended for two prestigious awards.

Sector leaders say efforts must be made to ensure East Anglia’s tourism industry doesn’t lose out should Airbnb be successful in buying one of the region’s top holiday companies.

A volunteer at a popular community centre has been honoured at a special awards ceremony.

Room-sharing website Airbnb looks set to take over a 70-year-old holiday business which started in the Norfolk Broads.

You may have actors, dancers, musicians and panto script but you also need some stunning backdrops. That is where a Lowestoft-based company comes in bringing festive productions, including the one at Norwich Theatre Royal, to life.

The crew of a historic tall ship is looking to the future after an incredible journey.

Ex-MP Ann Widdecombe has much to say, as ever, about the state of the nation, but she also showed a softer side as she talked about her Christmas panto turn in the region.

We all love sitting around the tree on Christmas morning exchanging gifts - but it’s not just about presents. There are so many ways to be charitable at Christmas, from giving your time and money to adopting a dormouse.

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