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It’s a relatively new technology that drivers have been using to settle insurance claims and capture footage of the unexpected.

Eight giant statues of squirrels decorated by school children will proudly sit in Thetford’s King’s House Gardens for the next fortnight.

Denis Crawford

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered a fractured nose during an assault in Thetford.

A motorcyclist in his 20s died over the weekend following a crash on the B1107 at Thetford.

Thetford Golf Club

A husband and wife team who were the backbone of the Wayland Festival from its beginnings were given the send off they truly deserved at the weekend.

A man who believes he has the largest collection of East Anglian rag rugs wants them to be on permanent display in the town they came from.

Crime

Eastern Daily Press

It’s a relatively new technology that drivers have been using to settle insurance claims and capture footage of the unexpected.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered a fractured nose during an assault in Thetford.

Offenders wearing balaclavas and carrying sledge hammers ram raided a Red Lodge shop in a 4x4 before stealing cigarettes.

Police in Norfolk are to target speeding drivers in the county as part of an enforcement campaign.

Lorne Green

The son of murdered 83-year-old dog walker Peter Wrighton has described his father as a “mild-mannered and gentle” man.

Peter Wrighton

Health

Patients have praised a hospital’s diabetes unit in a national audit.

West Suffolk Hospital

A mother has described the life threatening daily ordeal her daughter must endure so that she can get enough food to survive a rare condition, for which there is no cure.

Professionals who work with children and teenagers in Norfolk and Waveney will be given specialist training to identify the signs of harmful sexual behaviour following the launch of a new initiative designed to reduce offending and protect vulnerable young people.

The EDP is to put a special focus on mental health and well-being in a unique special edition of the newspaper.

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Education

Friday, August 18, 2017
Thetford Grammar School

One of the country’s oldest independent schools recently welcomed its new Hong Kong-based owners to Norfolk.

Hundreds of students in Norfolk and Waveney nervously awaiting results will today discover how they fared in their A-levels.

Weeks of anticipation were brought to an end as pupils eagerly ripped open their A-level results envelopes to see if their hard work had paid off.

University of East Anglia

Hundreds of students across Norfolk and Suffolk nervously awaiting results will soon discover how they fared in their A-levels.

This summer will see the first cohort of GCSE students decipher a mix of letters and numbers in their results. Education correspondent Lauren Cope looks at the move to numerical grading and what it means for pupils.

Business

Saturday, August 12, 2017
Sainsbury

The embattled retail sector was dealt another blow as Wilko became the latest high street name to announce redundancies.

Thousands of East Anglian households will be asked to test a Norfolk-made food preservation device as part of a £30,000 waste reduction trial.

A luxury pet food manufacturer is hoping heavy investment will unleash growth and help it double in size by 2022, after seeing sales rise by 20% last 
year.

United Kingdom

Nottingham Building Society has secured the future of 50 jobs by announcing it is to open seven branches in towns where its rival Norwich and Peterborough Building Society (N&P) is withdrawing.

United Kingdom

Norfolk’s countryside is now home to more so-called ‘mega-farms’ than anywhere else in the country thanks to a boom in intensive poultry production, we can reveal today.

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A motorcyclist in his 20s died over the weekend following a crash on the B1107 at Thetford.

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A man has died following a crash in Thetford.

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered a fractured nose during an assault in Thetford.

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Eastern Daily Press
Saturday, August 19, 2017

A Thetford road has reopened near the A11 after a crash.

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