Latest News for Lowestoft and Surrounding Areas


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Tuesday, 26th July

Excelsior Centenary Smack Race

Details on this weekend's Smack Race

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Saturday, 23rd July

Stars of Lowestoft Trail Starts

Lowestoft's annual Summer trail begins today with an all new look

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Tuesday, 24th May

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Here are soem of the events happenign in Lowestoft for the Queen's Jubilee

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Monday, 9th May

Mental Health Awareness Week

This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week runs from Monday 9th May to Sunday 15th May

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Friday, 6th May

Free Wi-Fi for the town

Providing free Wi-Fi to the Town Centre and the Seafront

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Friday, 8th April

Easter Continental Market and Literacy Trail

What's happening in town this Easter?

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Wednesday, 23rd February

Half Term Ideas

Stiil looking for something to do this half-term?

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Wednesday, 8th September

Heritage Open Days Are Back

England’s largest festival of history and culture is back

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Friday, 3rd September

Saying Goodbye to our Discover Lowestoft Visitor Guides

Our Visitor Guides come to the end of their 2021 roles

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Tuesday, 30th March

Easter Half-Term Colouring Fun

Some Easter colouring in just for fun.

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Thursday, 10th December

High Street Late Night Shopping 2020

For one night only...Late night shopping on the High Street in Lowestoft.

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Friday, 11th September

Lowestoft High Street Heritage Trail

Discover the history of our High Street

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Monday, 27th July

Join the Monsterhero Safari Trail

Monstrous superheroes have been spotted around the town! Will you be able to track them down and scan them?

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Monday, 4th May

VE Day 75th Anniversary

VE Day 75th Anniversary

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Friday, 10th April

Virtual Easter Trail

We can't get out to do an Easter Trail so we've made a Virtual Easter Trail for you to do at home.

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Wednesday, 12th February

Discover Lowestoft this Valentines Day 2020

Your perfect day

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Monday, 3rd February

The Ness Redevelopment

£1m transformation project has been begun for The Ness

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Wednesday, 22nd January

New Store Opens!

Cancer Research UK opens new store in town centre.

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Wednesday, 15th January

2020 Pancake Race!

Get ready, Get steady, Raaacccceeeee!

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Wednesday, 13th November

Santa is coming to town

Where to find Santa

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Thursday, 31st October

Happy Halloween

Trick or Treat?

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Wednesday, 30th October

Santa needs you!

Would you like to participate at this year’s event?

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Thursday, 17th October

Pleasurewood Chills

Spooky Spectacular - Family Event

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Wednesday, 11th September

Lowestoft Heritage Open Days 2019

Discover Lowestoft's heritage

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Wednesday, 28th August

Please Don't Feed The Birds

Lets discourage not encourage

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Wednesday, 28th August

Back To School

Everything you need for the new school term!

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Tuesday, 16th July

Guess who's back??

Freddie and Friends Fish Trail

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Monday, 24th June

Calling all vintage vehicle owners & entertainers

Could you help Discover Lowestoft In Motion?

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Friday, 21st June

National chain opens in the town

VPZ open brand new store in the town centre

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Wednesday, 19th June

Discover Lowestoft's Guide to The First Light Festival 2019

24 Hour festival for the UK

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Thursday, 13th June

Pleasurewood Pedallers

Virtual Bike Ride For Charity

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Thursday, 23rd May

Rise & Shine

Photography Competition

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Tuesday, 30th April

Lowestoft Restaurant wins Best Newcomer

Jojo's wins Best Newcomer in the East Suffolk Food and Drink Awards

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Monday, 15th April

Lowestoft Community Clean Up

can you spare a few hours?

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Friday, 5th April

Easter Half Term

Get out and discover Lowestoft this Easter

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Tuesday, 26th March

Mothering Sunday

What to do this weekend to celebrate Mother's Day

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Thursday, 14th March

New Look Friends & Family

20% off F&F discount

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Tuesday, 12th March

Firefighters participate in the National Car Wash League.

Firefighters clean cars for charity

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Thursday, 21st February

2019 Pancake Race!

The annual competition is back!

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Monday, 18th February

February Half Term

Whats on

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Sunday, 3rd February

Discover Lowestoft this Valentines day

All you need for a perfect day

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Thursday, 13th December

Supper With Santa

Make your child's Christmas magical

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Wednesday, 12th December

Shop Local This Christmas

Christmas shopping on the High Street

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Tuesday, 4th December

Happy Anniversary Clintons

Clintons Celebrate 50th years!

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Thursday, 22nd November

Adventure Island Pirates Cove

Pirates Cove gets a new look!

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Monday, 5th November

Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday

Tribute to 100years of WW1 ending

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Wednesday, 31st October

Trick or Treat

Have A Safe Sweet Evening

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Wednesday, 17th October

Half Term Entertainment

What to do over half term?

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Tuesday, 9th October

Poppies By The Sea

Belle Vue Park Poppy Commemoration

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Sunday, 7th October

Britain's Got Talent is coming to Lowestoft!!!


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Thursday, 13th September

JoJo's Kitchen & Bar

New Menu Launch & Competition

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Wednesday, 12th September

Freddie The Fish Trail

Freddie and his fishy friends have been found!

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Tuesday, 4th September

Back To School

Are you ready for back to school?

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Thursday, 1st March

Beast from the East

Battling the beast

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Monday, 26th February

Find your way with Discover Lowestoft

Find the fun facts on Lowestoft's new information signs

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Monday, 26th February

New Way finding project

Find your way

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Tuesday, 28th November

Where to find Santa this Christmas!

Santas Grottos Locations

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Friday, 25th August

Lions Gala Day Promises Bank Holiday Fun

The Lions’ main charity event of the year takes place on Bank Holiday Monday August 28th 2017

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Tuesday, 18th July

Freddie & Friends Are Here!!

An exciting new trail is coming to Lowestoft and the first of the new recruits have arrived in town.

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Monday, 3rd July

Free Activities at Marina Theatre

Free Activities At The Marina Theatre This Summer!

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Monday, 3rd July

Play in a week at Marina Theatre

One of a kind production!

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Monday, 27th March

Mother's Day Competition Winner!

Mothers day winner

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Wednesday, 8th March

Mothers Day Competition

Tell us why YOUR mum is the best!

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Wednesday, 1st March

Teams have a Flippin good time!

Lowestoft's annual pancake day race

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Tuesday, 28th February

Enter the pancake day race

Could you win the race?

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Tuesday, 28th February

The Perfect Pancake

Perfect pancakes

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Friday, 17th February

Inspirational visit to our British Heart Foundation store

British Heart Foundation special visitor

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Monday, 13th February

Valentines Day Offers in lowestoft

Offers and Deals for Valentines day

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Friday, 27th January

Half Term Events at the Marina Theatre

Marina Events

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Tuesday, 24th January

Oregano Celebrates 40 year anniversary

Featured business of the month

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Saturday, 7th January

Marina Theatre - Youth Theatre Group

New Youth Theatre Group

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Friday, 23rd December

Festive Fireworks and Celebrations are a hit for Lowestoft

Lowestoft Lights up!

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Tuesday, 20th December

Kerry's complete department store

Kerry's department store

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Monday, 19th December

50 % Off Yankee Candles at Beales


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Monday, 21st November

Thousands joined the Christmas lights switch on

Town celebrates with lights!

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Friday, 11th November

Millets - Store Rebrand

Interview with Chris

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Thursday, 3rd November

Marina Theatre Launches New Menu


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Tuesday, 4th October

Halloween Spooky Saturday

Halloween events

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Wednesday, 21st September

Free parking

Free parking in Lowestoft

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Friday, 9th September

A&S Traditional Family Butchers has a new mate!

A&S Traditional Family Butchers have a new butchers mate and need your help with naming him.

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Saturday, 13th August

New Store opening

Warren James opens its doors for business

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Friday, 12th August

WIN! A family ticket for 4 to this summers must see family show!

WIN! a family ticket for 4

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Tuesday, 12th July

Lowestoft Turtle Trail returns

Lowestoft's town trail returns on the 16th July

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Thursday, 26th May

Turtle Trail set to return with international theme

The popular Lowestoft Turtle Trail will return from 16th July - 5th September

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Friday, 20th May

Call to Join ‘Parade on the Prom’

Lowestoft Lions invite you to take part in annual town parade

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Thursday, 19th May

Lowestoft beach among the best again

Lowestoft Beach receives Blue Flag Award

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Tuesday, 26th April

Coop Travel move to new location

Coop travel move from Beales department store to new premises in the town

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Friday, 22nd April

Lowestoft Summer festival 2016

Lowestoft Summer Festival set to return for second year

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Thursday, 31st March

Street Velodromes returns to Lowestoft

Following the success of the 2015 event Street Velodrome returns to Lowestoft

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Monday, 21st March

Discover Lowestoft this Easter

Things to do in Lowestoft over the Easter holidays

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Tuesday, 8th March

Discover Lowestofts Easter Colouring Competition!

Enter now for your chance to win an easter egg!

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Friday, 4th March

Winner of Lowestoft’s Amazing Mums Competition Announced!

We would like to thank all the entries into our Lowestoft’s Amazing Mums Competition.

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Thursday, 25th February

Discover Lowestoft's Amazing Mums Competition

Be in with the chance of winning some amazing prizes!

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Wednesday, 10th February

Lowestoft Players as the “Nuns on the Run” win the annual Lowestoft Pancake Day race

Popular theatre group The Lowestoft Players proved to be kings of the flippers as they beat 20 other local teams to be crowned Lowestoft Pancake Day race champions 2016.

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Thursday, 4th February

Local department store's massive sale to make way for new departments

Local department store Palmers announce improvements to the store as they launch the madness sale.

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Friday, 22nd January

Discover Lowestoft on Valentine’s Day

Love at first light

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Monday, 4th January

Take Part In Lowestoft Pancake Race 2016

Calling teams to take part in Lowestoft Pancake Race 2016

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Monday, 21st December

Win the Window - winner announced

The much anticipated winner of the Win the Window competition was announced on Beach Radio this morning by presenter Paul Carter.

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Thursday, 19th November

Lowestoft Winning Window

Could you win the ultimate Christmas hamper

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Monday, 16th November

Lowestoft Christmas lights switch on

The festive period begins as we turn of the Christmas lights

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Friday, 9th October

Winner of The Lowestoft Turtle Trail Announced!

We reveal the winner of the Lowestoft Turtle Trail

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Thursday, 8th October

Lowestoft town centre named a “Rising Star” in national awards

Lowestoft town centre has today been given a cash boost and named a “Rising Star”

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Thursday, 6th August

Send us your Turtle Trail images for a chance to win £25!

Enter now for your chance to win!

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Friday, 31st July

Beyond Beat the Street

It's now been a week since it finished and if like my family and myself you found yourself immersed for those four weeks in the world of Beat the Street...

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Thursday, 16th July

Local business crown customer hero

Lowestoft Vision, the town’s business improvement district and part of Lowestoft and Waveney Chamber of Commerce, this week announced the latest town customer hero.

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Tuesday, 14th July

Discover The Hidden Gems of Lowestoft Summer Festival

This exciting weekend of Summer activities has many events lined up and we have put together the below guide to make sure you do not miss out on some of the hidden gems of this weekend!

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Friday, 26th June

Lowestoft Summer Festival Programme launched

Details of the first Lowestoft Summer Festival are confirmed

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Monday, 22nd June

Lowestoft Summer Festival 2015

Lowestoft Summer Festival promises to be fun for all the family!

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Friday, 12th June

Turtles arrive ready for town trail

Lowestoft Turtles have arrived in town ready for the turtle trail which takes place from the 11th July - 6th September

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Wednesday, 10th June

Parade on the Prom to be part of the Lowestoft Summer Festival

Another event is added to the new Lowestoft Summer Festival

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Wednesday, 10th June

The Sandcastle competition joins the Lowestoft Summer Festival Programme

The sandcastle competition is the latest event to be confirmed in the Lowestoft Summer Festival Programme

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Tuesday, 2nd June

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra engage vulnerarable members of society through celebration of the sea creative project

The world-famous Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) engage vulnerable members of society

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Friday, 29th May

Lowestoft In Fun Challenge To Walk, Cycle And Jog Around The World!

From the 22nd June until the 21st July, residents of Lowestoft will be taking part in a fun...

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Thursday, 21st May

Jane Collier rewarded for excellence in customer Care.

Businesses rewarded for excellent customer service

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Friday, 8th May

Welcome to Discover Lowestoft

Welcome to Discover Lowestoft a new website promoting Britain's most Easterly town

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