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Neighbourhood Plan Area Proposals

29 May 2018

Lowestoft Town Council has submitted an application to designate a Neighbourhood Area for the purposes of producing a Neighbourhood Plan.

The Neighbourhood Plan is a way for the Town Council to help shape how the community develops over the

coming years. This is not a formal consultation on the Neighbourhood Development Plan itself but whether this is a suitable area for the Plan to cover.

View details of the area proposed, the application and other supporting information by visiting


Before deciding on the suitability of the proposed Neighbourhood Area, Waveney District Council would like to hear your views. Consultation ends on 22nd June 2018.

Please respond by using one of the following methods:

Online: www.eastsuffolk.gov.uk/neighbourhoodplanning

Email: waveneylocalplan@eastsuffolk.gov.uk

Post: Waveney District Council, Planning and Delivery, Riverside, 4 Canning Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0EQ

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Work begins in Lowestoft's new Heritage Action Zone

17 May 2018

  • A five-year Heritage Action Zone scheme will see the historic North Lowestoft High Street revived for residents, local business owners and visitors
  • The scheme, worth £1 million, will see Historic England provide grant aid and expertise to make the most of Lowestoft’s historic mercantile and fishing quarter
  • Media opportunity: On Friday 18 May at 7.30am - partners involved in the Heritage Action Zone will gather at Riverside in Lowestoft for a breakfast meeting with local landlords to launch the grant funding available

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Road Closure - B1375

16 May 2018

The B1375 at Rackhams Corner will be closed between 1st June and 6th June for road improvements. The notice of closure can be found here.

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Town Hall Artefacts

11 May 2018

Waveney District Council is consulting on the future ownership of the many Lowestoft Borough Council artefacts that they inherited and have stored away. The artefacts are being kept safely in a secret location. They are no longer in the Town Hall, which has been left empty by the District Council and is now pending plans for development by the new owners, Lowestoft Town Council.

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Councillor Vacancy - Pakefield 180521

2 May 2018









that due to the resignation of Mathew Owen, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council.


1. A by-election to fill the vacancy will be held if ten electors for the parish give notice in writing claiming such an election to the Returning Officer not later than


21 May, 2018


2. The Address of the Returning Officer is


 First Floor, 2 Canning Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0EQ


3. If no such notice is given the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.



Dated 30 April 2018                            Signed: ……………………………………………… (Clerk)

Ms S. Bendix (Clerk)

Lowestoft Town Council

Hamilton House

Battery Green Road



NR32 1DE




Printed and published by the Returning Officer, First Floor, 2 Canning Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0EQ




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