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High Street: Hope from the ashes

On Saturday 3rd June 2023 disaster hit Lowestoft's High Street, but all is not doom and gloom.

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1850 book - Lowestoft with details of the new route to Denmark

“Lowestoft has of late assumed so prominent a status, not merely among the new watering-places which have acquired more or less popularity within the last few years, chiefly owing to the extension

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JRC Cosy Corner with builders

Opening of Cosy Corner cinema 1913

extract from Lowestoft Journal - Saturday 04 October 1913

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Green Day in Somerleyton

Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet Parish Council’s green and environmental group will be hosting the first Green Day in Somerleyton Village Hall on Saturday, May 13 from 11am – 4pm.

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Our fallen

Our Fallen now live!

Our tribute to those Lowestoft people who died because of two World Wars. It is a complete record (we think), and includes photos, dates, places and memories.

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Our Fallen many High St War Fatalities

Many streets suffered heavy losses during the two World Wars but one of the most affected was the High Street itself.

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Gillingwater's History of Lowestoft

 This book provides the reader with a concise history of the East Anglian town of Lowestoft.

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Celebrate Pi

14th March is PI DAY and to celebrate it I have put up a display in the Library of fun activities for the general public to enjoy (!)

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Idea two

Station upgrade idea

Revised (unofficial) local idea for train station improvement generates much interest on social media.

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