Waveney District Council

New bedrooms look set to be built at a care home after proposed alterations were given the go-ahead.

A town's pool has gone into its second week of closure, as engineers continue to fix a ventilation issue.

Dozens of objectors have raised concerns about a proposal to create supported housing in a terraced street.

An iconic hotel is hoping to become the latest venue to install electric vehicle charging points for customers' cars.

Teenage vandals have been playing in an abandoned care home filled with asbestos.

A new country park is set to transform open space land close to a major housing development.

More than 9,000 new homes and 5,000 new jobs are being proposed as a local plan looks set to be adopted.

Play area facilities on a popular seafront could be set for a boost as a council discusses making major improvements.

Organisers of a winter weather homeless provision have hailed the success of a much-needed project.

A number of redevelopment options are being discussed for an iconic seafront pavilion.

New jobs look set to be created as a drive-through Starbucks coffee shop is built on part of a supermarket's car park.

A residential home could be turned into a house of multiple occupancy (HMO), provided plans get the go-ahead.

A special event designed to help Waveney's tourism businesses reach as wide an audience as possible is set to be staged.

A new initiative that aims to reduce food waste and provide fresh food for those in need has been launched for the first time in Suffolk - in Lowestoft.

A Victorian brick bridge with restricted access could provide the 'missing link' between Lowestoft and The Broads.

Lowestoft residents face an 'unavoidable' council tax hike after a town council have announced its precept will rise by almost 10pc.

The Bungay Pool and Gym have been granted a multi-million pound investment to transform the leisure centre, just weeks after it was closed due to safety concerns.

A scheme to convert former offices into flats looks set to get the go-ahead.

In the wake of its most successful season ever a community-run pool has received a £150,000 grant to fund vital refurbishments.

A special meeting showcasing health and wellbeing support organisations available for vulnerable people in Beccles is set to be staged.

Determined residents have called for the Southern Relief Road in Beccles to be named after their village, and not after artist local artist Joe Crowfoot.

Fears that a washed up fuel tank could cause "potential pollution" on a popular beach were quickly allayed.

A scheme to convert five Victorian properties into new supported housing units would provide a town with a much needed service, it is said.

Three councils have been targeted by government for failing to build enough homes in Yarmouth, Waveney, King's Lynn and West Norfolk.

A range of "interesting and constructive views" have been received as people have their say on proposals for the future management of Southwold Harbour.

Mystery surrounds a patch of land which is completely covered in masses of fly-tipped waste.

A popular boating lake is to be restored after a £15,000 grant to develop a vision for regeneration.

A "trailblazing" project tackling food waste will see a community fridge installed in Lowestoft to encourage local sharing.

Former county council offices, which have been vacant for more than three years, look set to be given a new lease of life.

A scheme to transform Britain's most easterly point and turn it into a landmark destination is set to be progressed in the coming months.

An iconic pier's future has been secured for another year following a generous donation.

Community leaders have paid further tributes to a former council chief executive, who will be sadly missed.

A new children's nursery looks set to be built near to a residential development after plans were given the go-ahead.

Time capsules are set to be buried at locations across Suffolk next week as part of "an exciting new chapter in Suffolk's history."

A councillor has called for the introduction of free car parking to boost the fortunes of businesses in a coastal town.

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

A council has dished out more than £600,000 worth of car parking fines in three years.

It is a scheme that focuses on people, communities and the things that matter most.

Six months after an appalling sex attack on a teenage boy a market town remains without CCTV.

A town's swimming pool will be monitored by the council after it was forced to shut its doors amid fears of Legionnaires' disease last week.

A town's swimming pool has reopened, days after being forced to shut their doors amid fears of Legionnaires' disease.

A £7m relief road has still not been named after the beloved artist it was intended to honour as those responsible for the signs claim they were not aware they needed to install them.

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

People in Lowestoft are being asked to give their views on the town centre, as a new survey is launched.

A new children's nursery could be built on a parcel of land near a residential development, despite objections from neighbours.

Businesses, community groups and charities across Lowestoft are being given the chance to have their say, to hear about the work being done and to help to raise the profile of the town.

A swimming pool have shut their doors after fears the fluctuating water temperatures could result in an increase of bacteria which causes Legionnaires' disease.

A drive-through Starbucks coffee shop could create new jobs as it is built on part of a supermarket's car park.

A mayor has taken aim at the foul play of inconsiderate dog owners who refuse to pick up their pet's poo.

Thousands raised from the sale of Lowestoft Hospital have been pumped into "transforming" the James Paget Hospital's emergency department.

Homes vulnerable to flooding could be protected in the future by a 200m wall as part of a major £32.5m scheme.

Work on a new 24-hour McDonald's is now under way.

Two public hearings will be held next month as stakeholders, businesses and community groups have their say on a long-awaited third crossing in Lowestoft.

They are historic alleyways that linked a high street to a beach village that was once home to a thriving fishing community.

The 52 beach huts flooded during surging spring tides suffered minimal damage - following a council assessment.

The dumping of a caravan in a quiet country lane has been branded the "ultimate in fly tipping" by an appalled resident.

It is set to be a haven for those admiring Lowestoft's stunning sea views.

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A scheme to create additional bedrooms with an extension of facilities at a care home has been given the go-ahead.

A council leader has defended its decision to spend more than £20,000 updating signage at its headquarters with a new logo after it was branded a "waste of tax payers' money".

The full plans of a development to transform a former ironworks in Beccles into a state-of-the-art retirement accommodation have been revealed.

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.

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