1978

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1978

  • The Incredible Hulk first airs on US TV

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10th: Final episode of The Good Life aired21st: Evita opens at the Prince Edward Theatre

July 78

25th: World’s first test tube baby born A new District Plan favours ‘restrained population growth’ of 50 new houses a year to produce a rise in population from 4700 to 5600 by 1987.  Industrial sites should be developed off Norwich Road and in disused gravel pits at Holton.A new extension to the sewage works completed, capable of serving a population of 10,000  A petition with 2,000 names presented to Suffolk County Council, protesting the low priority being given to the Halesworth Relief Road

A small plot of overgrown land on the corner of Bridge St and Rectory St is offered by Mrs E M Fairweather to Waveney District Council who accept the gift. 

Aug 78

Outline Planning Permission for a £60,000 sports hall on the Middle School site sought by Halesworth Playing Fields Association.

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