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A woman in her 80s fed rats at her home and sparked an infestation, even after a council had told her to stop, a court has heard.

A scheme to turn “much neglected” land into a “valuable community asset” looks set to be approved.

Inspections will today be carried out at Pakefield cliffs after the coastline was battered by high tides.

Tributes have flooded in following the death of councillor John Groom, described as a “true Bungay man”.

An application to build 190 new homes in Halesworth will be considered by councillors at an extraordinary meeting next week.

The damage done to 52 beach huts caught up in surging spring tides is still unknown.

A row of new beach huts were left toppled and flooded by surging spring tides – just days after being “temporarily placed” on the sand.

Bin collections are returning to their normal schedule from today (Monday) following changes over the festive period.

Residents in a Suffolk town will be able to enjoy swimming their first lengths of 2019 after its pool reopened on Saturday.

New homes look set to be created after the “long overdue development” of an underused site was given the go-ahead.

A detailed study of cladding on a tower block in Lowestoft is set to take place this year, after experts failed to agree on whether it is a fire hazard.

A former shop, which has been boarded up and subjected to fly tipping after being vacant for two years, could be turned into a new two bedroom flat.

Plans to install a large new logo on the side of a council headquarters have been submitted as it readies for the formation of a new ‘super district council’.

This is the moment a boathouse caught fire in Beccles over the weekend, as the occupant has been left homeless and the vessel destroyed.

The 1st Bungay Sea Scouts Group have secured another three decades on their waterfront lease as work begins on their new head quarters.

A council has refused plans to build two new prefabricated homes on a residential park.

The doors of Bungay Swimming Pool will remain shut for 2018 after a fault with the boilers.

A winter weather homeless provision remains “very busy” as emergency bed spaces and support continues to be provided to those in need.

A council has issued another warning to householders, following further reports of scam calls being made.

A pitch and putt golf course which cost taxpayers almost £1,000-a-week is set to close down after years of declining popularity.

One in every five recycling trucks in Norfolk is contaminated as people are putting the “wrong things” in their bins, councils have warned.

An application to build 150 new houses in Bungay has been branded as “cheap” by the town council as the current plans could affect bigger developments in the area.

A warning has been issued to householders following reports of scam calls being made in relation to council tax in Waveney.

An incident which saw a dog chasing a deer through a nature reserve has sparked a warning to ‘irresponsible’ pet owners.

Fears have been raised over the impact of Universal Credit reforms in Norwich, as new figures reveal around one in 10 people of working age in Great Yarmouth and Waveney receive the benefit.

The government authority responsible for overseeing projects of national importance has started its examination into a long-awaited third crossing in Lowestoft.

Halesworth could be in line for 190 new homes if plans to develop farmland are approved.

A “unique and landmark” battle to redevelop a former hospital site has reached another milestone after being awarded a £150,000 grant.

A takeaway which was slammed with a zero food hygiene rating has been praised after making “considerable improvements” and earning a four during its latest inspection

A takeaway was handed a zero food hygiene rating after an inspector found a dead moth in the flour, expired food in the fridge and dirty utensils in the kitchen.

The Lowestoft Summer Festival of 2019 has been cancelled after this year’s entertainment was too loud.

A council is “continuing to explore ways” of bringing a historic town hall back into use.

A winter weather homeless provision has been “very, very busy” in the first few weeks of a new initiative.

A popular workshop for the disabled has benefited from a successful model making exhibition.

Outstanding individual and group achievements of businesses across Waveney were honoured at a glittering awards ceremony.

TV naturalist Chris Packham has called on energy bosses to “work harder” to avoid building a massive substation in a “beautiful” Suffolk habitat.

More than £1million in cash for key projects in north Suffolk has moved a step closer after getting the council’s backing.

Investigations are under way as part of an exciting new project that is aiming to improve access for all over a Victorian brick bridge.

Volunteers have hit out at a council’s decision to remove a trio of smart bins from an infamous litter hotspot and place them in storage.

Commemorations marking the centenary of the end of the First World War will take place across Waveney this weekend.

Premises Licence —New Application

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Proposed Licensable Activities: Supply of Alcohol: Monday to Thursday 11:00am-23:00pm Friday-Saturday 11:00am-00: 00am Sunday 11:00am-22: 30pm

A major bonfire which burned for several days at a disused prison forced one family to move out of their home to avoid the “thick acrid smoke.”

With commemorations marking the centenary of the end of the First World War taking place across Waveney, Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday will be marked in Lowestoft as the town pays its respects to all those who have lost their lives in battle.

Parking passes could be trialled in a town centre in a bid to support businesses in Lowestoft.

A new winter weather homeless provision for Lowestoft and Waveney begins this week.

A mystery buyer was behind the winning bid for Lowestoft Hospital on Thursday, despite a public campaign to stop the auction going ahead.

A former ironworks site could be transformed into a state-of-the art retirement community.

A Lowestoft businessman has revealed his intention to buy the town’s closed hospital and transform it into a medical centre, despite a public campaign to stop the sale.

Plans for 30 homes to be built on a site previously earmarked for a primary school have been given the go ahead despite potential impact on rare orchids and butterflies.

Plans for 30 retirement apartments branded a ‘Spanish package holiday resort’ by opponents has been refused by councillors.

Councillors unanimously rejected plans for an open gypsy and traveller site in Mutford and said they were being treated like ‘frogs in slowly boiling water’.

Small businesses are being invited to hear from international designer Wayne Hemingway as plans for a new and exciting festival for Lowestoft are progressed.

Campaigners have demanded a halt to the sale of Lowestoft Hospital and for its use as a potential medical centre to be examined, despite a planned auction next week.

Construction of a 30 home development in Oulton is set to be approved by councillors, despite calls for residents to leave the space as a wildlife meadow.

Plans to build 30 retirement apartments on the seafront site of a former special needs care home have been recommended for refusal ahead of a key vote on the project.

Emergency accommodation and specialist support for the homeless and vulnerable will be extended over the winter months, thanks to a new initiative.

One of Lowestoft’s most beloved cafes has blamed its sudden closure on the rise in running costs and business rates.

Veterans returned to their wartime headquarters in Lowestoft for a poignant annual event.

A brand new one-day arts festival especially for young people will be showcased in Lowestoft this half-term.

Plans for an open gypsy site near Lowestoft have been met with criticism from parish councils ahead of a meeting next week.

A charity is on the hunt for volunteers to help restore the medieval aspects of their town.

The judges for this year’s Stars of Lowestoft and Waveney awards have announced the shortlist of finalists ahead of the its annual ceremony.

The aptly named Phoenix Enterprise Park will rise from the ashes of a fire which devastated the former Wessex Foods factory site in Lowestoft, which was burned to the ground in 2010.

The former magistrates court and post office buildings in Lowestoft could see a medical centre and new business opportunities for the town after their new owners were revealed.

A legal row has erupted following an activist group’s threat to take a town council to court over access to land in Lowestoft.

A planned meeting of two councils to scrutinise the decision making process behind the changes to the Lowestoft Record Office will no longer officially involve both councils.

A key part of Beccles’ heritage has been restored to its rightful owners as the town took back control over one of its most iconic pieces of real estate.

A former hospital is to be placed under the hammer, after plans to dispose of it through a government housing scheme collapsed.

A charitable coffee morning has helped officially celebrate the new offices of Lowestoft Town Council.

Work to repair a collapsed sewer which could see up to 15 weeks of roadworks on a major through-road have been described as a “disaster”.

Residents have given a mixed reaction to plans to radically redevelop the North Denes in Lowestoft.

A councillor has used pedal power to ride across the country from west to east and raise more than £2,800 for an autism and learning difficulties charity.

After decades of campaigning a new £7m road designed to relieve congestion and boost the Suffolk economy has finally opened.

A new restaurant, beach huts, public toilets and fitness and play areas and more could be on the way to Lowestoft as part of a radical redevelopment.

A new enterprise hub which will cost around £2m was given the go-ahead at a planning meeting.

The designs of more than 150 new homes to built in Halesworth were passed at a council meeting despite worries around sewerage and drainage.

Plans for a new two-storey McDonald’s drive-through restaurant in Lowestoft have been approved.

A campaign group has branded a consultation over the future archive facility in north Suffolk as “worthless”.

The Yarmonics sonic arts festival will be held across Great Yarmouth on Friday, September 21 and Saturday, September 22.

The next step to enable a public school to build 69 houses on playing fields will be decided at a council meeting next week.

Beccles Lido is celebrating its most successful summer season ever with nearly 50,000 visitors making a splash at the pool.

Drivers will be forced to pay to use Beccles Quay car park when a charity’s plans are put into action.

Plans to open a brand new McDonald’s drive-through, which could potentially create 65 full and part-time jobs, will be discussed at a council meeting.

A councillor is to undergo an arduous west to east marathon cycle to raise money for an autism and learning difficulties charity.

A Lowestoft woman obtained benefits of £60,000 after failing to inform the authorities that she owned a property in Spain, it has been alleged.

A project to build a much-needed community hub on the site of a former school has taken a huge step forward after receiving a £70,000 grant.

A man who was evicted from an East Anglian hospital by court order after more than two years has died while on hunger strike back in a hospital bed.

The new £7m Beccles Southern Relief Road will officially open later this month.

Cards on the table, Oliver is my second least favourite musical ever; but if anybody could convert me it’s John Hales, who directed the best version of Little Shop of Horrors I’ve seen.

A row over who owns an iconic harbour has intensified, with campaigners vowing to fight for control for what they call “our land”.

Premises Licence - New Application

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Name of applicant: ST PETER’S BREWERY CO LTD

Name of premises: ST JOHNS HALL STORAGE

Postal address of premises: St John’s Hall, llketshall St John, Beccles, Suffolk NR34 5JQ

Premises Licence -Variation

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Premises Licence -Variation Name of applicant: ST PETER’S BREWERY CO LTD Name of premises: ST PETER’S BREWERY CO LTD (BREWERY SHOP)

The deadline to nominate unsung heroes from across Waveney for a community award which recognises their valiant efforts has been extended.

People are being warned not to go in the water near Lowestoft’s south beach after worries over pollution were raised by lifeguards.

The future arrival of a discount supermarket in a market town has been welcomed by business owners and residents alike.

Tenants have been welcomed into newly established affordable homes in Beccles and Bungay as the district council’s ambitious housing development scheme continues.

Almost £750,000 was spent changing road signs on a major trunk road between Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft, it has been revealed.

Councils have moved to allay concerns of a public toilet shortage amid reports the majority of Norfolk and Waveney has seen a reduction in the number of major council-maintained public toilets since 2010.

With less than a week to go until the town’s first collaborative community production of Oliver! is performed, anticipation is running high.

A discount supermarket has once again received unanimous planning approval after overcoming objections from a nearby competitor.

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