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Thetford and Brandon News

Yesterday, 17:03
Norfolk County Council

A surge of £11m investment led Norfolk County Council to announce 95pc of premises would have a superfast broadband connection by 2020 as their Better Broadband scheme continues.

A 20-year-old man has been charged after a cannabis factory was discovered on Sorrell Drive in Thetford.

Breckland police

The Mayor of Thetford made a trip to France to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the town’s twin.

Terry Jermy

A pub in Thetford will hold three fun days to help raise money for charity.

Tributes have been paid to a retired Norfolk detective chief inspector who has been remembered as a ‘good and caring gentleman’ after he died.

Norfolk Police

Two men have been given a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) which has put restrictions on them entering parts or all of two Breckland towns.

Norwich

Copper Beech Tea Room

Yesterday, 17:01

The Copper Beech Tea Room in Brandon Country Park has received a gold level award for its healthy menu under the national Eat Out Eat Well scheme.

Heath District

Crime

Yesterday, 15:47
Breckland police

A 20-year-old man has been charged after a cannabis factory was discovered on Sorrell Drive in Thetford.

Two men have been given a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) which has put restrictions on them entering parts or all of two Breckland towns.

Norwich

A planned landfill site search in Cambridgeshire for missing RAF Honington serviceman Corrie McKeague has been delayed as the site is not yet safe to access.

Nicola Urquhart

Burglars are being hunted by police after hitting three west Suffolk properties in one hour – however, the criminals failed to steal anything of worth.

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident in Mundford which happened at the weekend.

Health

Yesterday, 14:48
NHS

Improving treatment for men and teaching medics to identify people at chronic risk of suicide are among steps set to be rolled out to reduce the number of people who kill themselves.

Just over two weeks ago, 10-month-old Jesse Langford-Daley was crawling around with his friends.

US Federal Reserve

American airforce doctors are being drafted in to the region’s biggest hospital as part of a new agreement that will boost the medical workforce.

Theresa May

How fast you receive treatment after experiencing psychosis will soon depend on whether you live in Norfolk or Suffolk.

NHS

A pilot to help patients who have suffered a fall in Norfolk has been launched.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

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Education

Monday, January 23, 2017
Suffolk County Council

Suffolk County Council is looking for two young people to co-host an awards ceremony shining a light on those who have gone the extra mile to improve education in the county.

Just three schools in Norfolk and Suffolk are deemed to be under-performing by the government, in revised GCSE league tables which saw both counties rank in the top half of the country.

Three primary academies in Thetford will be transferred to a new sponsor, it has been revealed.

Elizabeth Truss

Local people are being sought to help the Diocese of East Anglia champion its plans for new Catholic schools in Norwich and Thetford.

Thetford

Artwork around the theme of bullying produced by young people will go on display in a one-off exhibition.

Thetford Town Council

Business

Yesterday, 17:01
Heath District

The Copper Beech Tea Room in Brandon Country Park has received a gold level award for its healthy menu under the national Eat Out Eat Well scheme.

Employment in the UK has reached its highest rate since records began, the latest labour market figures show.

East Anglian freight forwarding business UFS has been acquired for an undisclosed sum by the Dutch logistics company IRF Holdings.

Poland

A short break provider has received a double whammy of praise for its customer service.

Thetford

The region’s local enterprise partnership has been awarded an additional £69m from government to improve infrastructure and skills, and support small businesses and innovation.

United Kingdom

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Yesterday, 14:04

Two men have been given a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) which has put restrictions on them entering parts or all of two Breckland towns.

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Norwich
Yesterday, 15:47

A 20-year-old man has been charged after a cannabis factory was discovered on Sorrell Drive in Thetford.

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Breckland police
Yesterday, 10:39

A fundraising event with a twist will see eight men have their legs waxed while belting out karaoke songs.

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Yesterday, 15:40

The Mayor of Thetford made a trip to France to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the town’s twin.

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Terry Jermy
Mon, 15:40

They have their notebooks, pens and cameras ready and now these young journalists are ready to chase stories.

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