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Major expansion could lead to 100 new jobs for coastal resort

The multi-million-pound regeneration of an eyesore in the heart of Lowestoft by Kingsley Healthcare could bring a further 100 jobs to the town, its chief executive has revealed. The rapidly-expanding firm moved into its new offices in Clapham Road South this week after a major renovation of the town’s former Suffolk County Council building.

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Goodbye to Silkcutters House!

Kingsley staff are packing up this week ready for their move to the company's new headquarters, Kingsley House, in Clapham Road South, Lowestoft. There was just time for a final photocall on the steps of their offices in School Road which have been their home since October 2012.

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Home goes the extra mile for Dementia patients

Gleaming classic cars and scooters made for an eye-catching display at a vintage fair organised by Kirkley Manor care home in Lowestoft. The distinctive contours of the vehicles, standing in marked contrast to today’s wind tunnel sculpted models, were a fascination to the legion of children visiting with their families.

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Betty is surrounded by her loved ones to mark her 100th birthday

A woman who helped to console the relatives of Norfolk-based fighter pilots who died in the Second World War has celebrated her 100th birthday. Betty Jones was joined by more than 50 family members and friends to mark the occasion at the Oaklands care home, in Scole, where she lives. Born in Martham, near Great Yarmouth, she was the youngest of six and had a stepsister and four brothers. In 1938, she married a doctor, Eric Jones, and they settled into a busy family practice in Norton, Suffolk. 

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Care home’s quest to wow Lowestoft in Bloom judges has been boosted by the horticultural skills

care home’s quest to wow Lowestoft in Bloom judges has been boosted by the horticultural skills of a group of learning disability students. Young people from the Horticultural Enterprise at City College Norwich have supplied a variety of flowers to Lilac Lodge in Gorleston Road, Oulton Broad.

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