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Community leaders in Southwold are encouraging residents to suggest new uses for the town’s police station after it was listed as an asset of community value (ACV).

A tourist trail is set to be built throughout Southwold as part of plans to boost the seaside town’s economy after it was severely impacted by the Covid-19 lockdown.

Three people were left shaken after getting into trouble on rocks as a lifeboat was called to help.

A Suffolk teaching assistant has finished his teaching apprenticeship in style after winning a top award from his college.

Two strong swimmers admitted they were “caught out by the tide” after a lifeboat was called to help them.

Community leaders in Southwold are pressing ahead with a multi-million pound project to demolish several buildings in the town to make way for new office and retail units.

A popular caravan and camping site is set to reopen.

High streets in 12 Suffolk towns are to get a major boost after hundreds of thousands of pounds were approved for a project to provide free Wi-Fi and footfall tracking.

A volunteer lifeboat crew responded to assist a vessel suffering engine trouble.

RNLI lifeguards are set to return to Southwold beach this weekend as more coronavirus lockdown restrictions are eased.

A seaside dog walk which regularly sees hundreds of Dachshunds and other breeds stepping out in Southwold has been put back to next year because of coronavirus.

It was a popular tradition that saw a community-based marching band regularly perform to thousands of people at community events across the region.

Two people have been arrested as part of an international investigation into the smuggling of migrants into the UK by boat after an incident in Southwold last year.

A Suffolk school is cutting its summer holidays short to help pupils catch up on learning they have missed because of Covid-19.

Sweeties traditional sweet shop in Suffolk has had a huge demand for deliveries during the Covid-19 crisis.

Police have condemned an ‘upsetting’ sticker bearing the words ‘danger - coronavirus’ and a skull and crossbones symbol that was stuck on an elderly resident’s door in Southwold.

Southwold-based brewer Adnams has said it will not open any of its pubs before July - despite reports that beer gardens could be allowed to open in less than a fortnight.

Adnams beer fans will soon be able to get their hands on a freshly poured pint as the brewery looks to reopen four pubs on July 4.

Fears have been raised that the Covid-19 lockdown easing is “happening too quickly” - as growing numbers of visitors flock to the Suffolk coast in warm weather.

A second dead whale has washed up on a beach in the region – this time the remains of a decomposed baby whale have turned up at Southwold on Sunday morning.

The creator of a highly successful café and maize maze farm diversification admits it was “heart-breaking” to close the venture down due to the coronavirus lockdown.

Southwold brewer Adnams could double production of its famous Ghost Ship drink by 2022 - meaning low-alcohol beer could make up 15% of its production.

Suffolk health workers have been set the mammoth task of cycling around the world in 80 days - while raising money for good causes in the process.

Plans to demolish a police station in a Suffolk seaside town to make way for flats and houses have been blocked after councillors successfully listed the site as an asset of community value (ACV).

Adorable sausage dogs have been joining for a virtual tea party in the absence of their regular mass walks in Suffolk in a movement that has raised hundreds of pounds for health workers fighting against the coronavirus outbreak.

A new flat could be unveiled above a historic town centre shop, provided plans get the go-ahead.

A repeat attempt to open a restaurant and bar in the centre of a Suffolk seaside town has been refused by planners.

Huge banners with the message: “Please respect us, don’t infect us” have been put up in Southwold in a bid to deter second-home owners flocking to the coast during the coronavirus crisis.

You might think they were just milking their daily bout of exercise under government lockdown guidelines.

A six-figure fund has been set up for improvement works in East Suffolk town centres to combat declining business turnover and negative perceptions.

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