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Public consultation regarding the future record office service in Lowestoft

26 September 2018

The public consultation regarding the future record office service in Lowestoft is now live. This will be a six-week consultation, running from Friday 21 September to Thursday 1 November inclusive.

Suffolk County Council are seeking your views on:

  • Opening hours
  • Events and activities
  • Collections and digitisation
  • Volunteering opportunities

This is your chance to have your say and help to shape the future service. You can do this by visiting www.suffolk.gov.uk/LROconsultation or downloading a hard copy from Suffolk County Council's website and returning it to: Suffolk County Council - Lowestoft Record Office Consultation, Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 2BX.

Lowestoft Town Council's statement on the threatened closure of the Records Office, as published in February, can be viewed here.

 

 

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Access to Meeting Rooms at Hamilton House

25 September 2018

Please be advised with regard to Lowestoft Town Council's meetings, if you arrive after the meeting has started you may not be able to access the meeting room. This is due to the current security arrangements and it is being reviewed. In the meantime please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused. The full timetable of meetings can be viewed here.

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Maritime Commemoration - 100th Anniversary of the end of WWI

24 September 2018

Hamilton Dock to Belle Vue Park Lowestoft 13:30 - 16:00 on the 7th October. Please join us to observe the parade to the Royal Navy Patrol Service Memorial, dedication of the new Poppy Garden in Belle Vue Park and Service of Commemoration of the vast maritime effort undertaken by the men and women of Suffolk during WWI.

 

Event Schedule:

A Parade will form up in Hamilton Road at 1300hrs departing at 1330hrs for a march along Whapload Road and up Cart Score before entering Belle Vue Park. 

The Parade and guests will form up around the area of the Poppy Memorial Garden in order to undertake a Dedication Ceremony. 

Following the Dedication of the Memorial Garden guests and the Parade will move to surround the Memorial. The Formal Parade will then be inspected by Vice Admiral Sir Jonathan Woodcock KCB and this will be followed by Service of Commemoration including a 2 minute silence and wreaths will be laid. 

It is anticipated that the event will be completed by 1600hrs.

 

A Parade will form up in Hamilton Road at 1300hrs departing at 1330hrs for a march along Whapload Road and up Cart Score before entering Belle Vue Park.

The Parade and guests will form up around the area of the Poppy Memorial Garden in order to undertake a Dedication Ceremony.

Following the Dedication of the Memorial Garden guests and the Parade will move to surround the Memorial. The Formal Parade will then be inspected by Vice Admiral Sir Jonathan Woodcock KCB and this will be followed by Service of Commemoration including a 2 minute silence and wreaths will be laid.

It is anticipated that the event will be completed by 1600hrs.

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Macmillan Coffee Morning

23 September 2018

Join Lowestoft Town Council in raising funds for this important cause by buying tasty treats, and come and see the Town Council's new offices on the First Floor of Hamilton House, Battery Green Road, Lowestoft, NR32 1DE, between 10:00 - 13:00. Please be aware that no parking is available on-site but there are nearby pay-and-display car parks as well as limited on-street parking.

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Community Survey Results

17 September 2018

Thank you to everyone who responded to our recent community survey. The Town Council is pleased that the responses given were so helpful and that we will be undertaking a full analysis of all the data. The Town Council has ambitions to improve assets and services transferred to them and is determined to ensure that it is informed by the views of residents.

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Meeting Location

3 September 2018

Starting today all of our meetings will be taking place at our new offices at Hamilton House, Battery Green Road, Lowestoft.

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Town Hall Visit

24 August 2018

Representatives from Suffolk County Council Records Office service requested a tour of Lowestoft Town Council’s Town Hall. This took place on 13 August and was a simple tour of the facility. Where there is capacity, we try to facilitate visits from other organisations. Please email the Town Council office if you would like to arrange a visit.

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Lowestoft Community Survey

24 July 2018

Lowestoft Town Council is seeking the views of it's residents to help to inform our Town Councillors of what is most important to residents. This will enable them to make better informed decisions on their behalf. you can complete the survey online through survey monkey or you can pick up a physical copy at the Marina Theatre, Hamilton House, or Riverside.

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HAZ Programme Manager job vacancy

11 July 2018

There is currently a job vacancy for a Heritage Action Zone Programme Manager, details of the vacancy can be found here.

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