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OPMS Resilience Grants Form (draft) Introduction | Form | Month/Milestones | / 19 July, 2024
OPMS Budget Introduction | Form | Month/Milestones | / 19 July, 2024
OPMS Month/ Milestones Introduction | Form | Month/Milestones | / 19 July, 2024
Garden before after Special thanks to PlantGrow for generously supporting this transformation  / 18 July, 2024
131 High Street pic , pic 131 ,  pub One of Lowestoft's Our Fallen lived here...  / Marilyn’s - A place to be authentically you. We strive to be a welcoming bar and restaurant that encompasses all. / 17 July, 2024
Looking into podcasting.. podcast As a way of sharing how the project goes, getting feedback and also documenting this year long National Archives Suffolk initiative  / 16 July, 2024
129-130 High Street dev ,  Pic tattoos No129  / Andrew welcomes you to a New Tattoo and Aesthetics company on the east coast in East Anglia. A bright, calm and relaxed environment for all your tattoo and beauty requirements. / 16 July, 2024
132 High Street pic ,  pic strings books , 132 books inside You can see the 2nd picture is the old building before it was rebuilt into the one on the left. In 1865 the shop was run by Robert Riches who ran it as a Tobacconist and along with his wife who worked from the shop as a ladies Hat maker. In 1900 the shop became a Barbers run by Rackham and Barnard. / Andy and Colette welcome you to..Strings & PagesMoral of The Story Bookstore / 14 July, 2024
61 62 High Street pic ,  62 April pic The former bank is a grade II listed late 18th century building with a late C19 facade with rusticated quoins. Dentilled hoods on scrolled consoles over the door and lower windows give the appearance of a substantial building     / We love our brilliant gadgets and gizmos – until they stop working. That’s why our experts are here for you 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. / 14 July, 2024
149 High Street old2 , pic pic , pic No149 was once the site of the Crown and Anchor Public House/Hotel but by 1932 when it appears in the Kelly's Directory the building had become Herbert Stebbings and Sons Ltd, Wine and Spirit Merchants. The 2nd picture taken in 1998 shows the building being The Antique and Carpenters Shop but roll on two years to the picture on the right and it has become Pyramid, the Egyptian shop. / Thai massage, which originated in India, has been around for over 2,500 years. / 14 July, 2024
134 High Street CREDIT: ODriscolls Annual 1900 , pic hab3 ,  Shop In 1725 the building started out its life as a Cordswainers (Shoe Makers) under the ownership of James Postle, but in 1745 the shop had passed to Simon Spicer who rented it from Mr Postle and set up his Coopers business. Between 1756-1776 the Coopers business passed to Samuel Hobbins with Thomas Tripp taking over from him in 1776-1809. / one of the few remaining traditional haberdasheries in the country. After the 2020 Coronavirus crisis forced our shop to close, we set up this shop to keep our customers knitting! / 14 July, 2024
72 High Street pic ,  pic 72 , Coffee and welcome The 1618 Manor Roll says that everything which now forms 70-79 High Street belonged to Christopher Rant (gentleman) - preceded by his father Roger. Working from north to south, from the score, there were four houses and two pieces of land - finishing at what is now 80 High Street. CREDIT:David Butcher / A new exciting small venue - always a warm welcomeAvailable at / 14 July, 2024
45 High Street 45o text , CREDIT: Crispin Hook 45 Uncle Sid ,  dispensers here We believe the branch operated from different premises on the High Street (what is now no. 45) by circa 1830 and remained at this address until it moved to 62 High Street in 1858. The agents for the bank in the 1830s were John Brown and Daniel Chaston, linen and woollen drapers. CREDIT: Rosie Fogarty Archivist Barclays Group Archives / for those wishing to top up on staple ingredients and those cutting down on plastic usage. / 14 July, 2024
animated gif overlay idea Could we add animated lights to a street stroll? / 14 July, 2024
Mariners Score Mariners_Score ,  CREDIT:Karen High FB Mariners score Mariners_Score , Mariners_Score Most northerly of the town’s original footway-only scores, with its southern wall carrying a Grade II listing from Historic England because of its architectural and historical worth. It consists of brick and flint masonry dating from the 17th century in the lower courses, with 18th and 19th century work above. / This score is situated near the Town Hall and considered to be the most picturesque with its pointed arch at the top framing a view of the sea. / 14 July, 2024