Man fined for swallowing goldfish

A man who downed two goldfish as part of a Neknomination dare before regurgitating them has been fined by magistrates.

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Windfarm to officially open

An offshore wind farm similar to the Greater Gabbard scheme

The Greater Gabbard windfarm off the coast of Lowestoft is to be officially opened by the Energy Minister Michael Fallon later today (Wednesday).

The wind farm features around 140 wind turbines which are connected to the national grid at Sizewell in Suffolk. The wind farm will be run by an operations centre at Lowestoft which will employ around 100 people.


Broadband scheme ahead of schedule

Super-fast broadband is to be introduced to every home and business in Suffolk. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A scheme to bring super-fast broadband to every home and business across Suffolk is already three months ahead of schedule.

The county council and BT will celebrate the arrival of high speed internet to communities in Lowestoft today, 6 August.

It's the first of 16 across Suffolk which, by the end of September, will have access to speeds of at least two mega-bits-per-second.

By the end of 2015, every home and business in Suffolk will have access to the technology.

Ogogo makes it three wins out of three

Anthony Ogogo (right) in action with Gary Boulden in their Middleweight bout at Craven Park Stadium, Hull. Credit: John Buckle/PA Wire

Suffolk's Olympic bronze medalist boxer Anthony Ogogo made it three wins out of three since he turned professional with victory over Gary Boulden in Hull last night.

The Lowestoft star overwhelmed his opponent with a brilliant display of powerful punching before the fight was stopped in the fifth round to crown another successful night for the hugely popular twenty four year old middleweight.


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