Waveney District Council

Waveney District Council


Benefits application form

Advice and benefits
Advice on Housing and Council Tax plus benefits and making a new claim.

Climbing wall at Waterlane Leisure Centre

Leisure facilities
Sentinel Leisure Trust manages leisure facilities in the district on behalf of Waveney.

Commercial waste disposal

Refuse and recycling
A range of information on waste recycling and rubbish, how it is collected and when.


North East Suffolk Business Centre

Business rates
How and why businesses are required to pay non-domestic rates to the Council

Lowestoft harbour

Business projects
Creating businesses, jobs and growth through a range of regeneration projects.

Help and advice

Business advice
Information and contact details for where to go if you are looking for support and advice.


Angles Way

The Sunrise Coast
Waveney's Sunrise Coast is a stunning mix of beaches, market towns and more.

Halesworth Town Park

Parks and open spaces
Information on parks, open spaces and sports grounds managed by the Council.


Parking and transport
Detailed information on car parks, parking schemes and other transport services.

May 08

What's on

VE Day Beacon Lighting Ceremony

A beacon lighting ceremony will take place in Lowestoft to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day, as part of a national weekend of celebrations.

Full events calendar



Vote 2015

A wealth of information about the forthcoming Parliamentary, District and Town & Parish elections, including full details of who is standing and where.

In Touch

In Touch

Latest news

The Council's residents magazine In Touch is out now. Delivered to homes and online here.

Universal Credit

Universal Credit


Lowestoft and Beccles Job Centres are now taking applications for Universal Credit.

Town Hall

Town Hall


Current situation regarding Lowestoft town hall following consultation about its future.

Latest news


There's still time to apply for a proxy vote!

Published on 27th April 2015

If you're registered to vote but cannot vote in person on 7 May, then you can apply for a proxy vote. However, you need to act quickly as the deadline is tomorrow (Tuesday 28 April).

Calling all the heroes

Calling all the heroes

Published on 23rd April 2015

Do you know a hero? We need your help to find those people who dedicate their time to help others, the volunteers who work tirelessly for community causes and those who have shown incredible bravery.

Show your support for the Beccles Station Project

Show your support for the Beccles Station Project

Published on 22nd April 2015

A project to turn a disused railway station building into a community hub has been shortlisted for a national funding award.

Memory boxes presented to elderly residents

Memory boxes presented to elderly residents

Published on 21st April 2015

Memory boxes prepared by school children to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day were officially given to elderly members of the community at a presentation event last week.

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