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Fire crews rushed to the aid of a stricken swan in a dramatic rescue during the weekend.

One of East Anglia’s most important air bases will see £160m of new infrastructure as it prepares for the arrival of American fighter jets.

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A “complete fool” who damaged a police car following a low-speed chase while banned from driving has been told to “man up and be a proper father”.

A day to celebrate and inform about the rights of unpaid carers is being supported by Carers Matter Norfolk.

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Hundreds of letters written from the Western Front by a Norfolk soldier during the entire duration of the First World War are to be sold at auction, just weeks after the 100th anniversary of the Armistice which brought an end to the conflict.

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With your help, thousands of people across the county will benefit from a campaign aimed at keeping the elderly and vulnerable warm and cared for this winter.

Christmas is coming and there is no better way to get into the festive mood than visiting a market, with mulled wine in hand of course.

Charlie Hodson

Crime

Yesterday, 15:56

A “complete fool” who damaged a police car following a low-speed chase while banned from driving has been told to “man up and be a proper father”.

Motorists driving by the scene of a vehicle with a blown out tyre on a busy road have been urged to take care.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after reportedly crashing into the RAF Lakenheath fence line.

Norfolk County Council is warning people to be aware of cold callers pretending to represent trading standards who are using ‘gift card scams’ involving the purchasing of fake vouchers.

County Council

A woman was arrested after allegedly assaulting two people and a police officer at a remembrance concert.

Roy Brame

Health

Yesterday, 15:53
Thetford Garden Centre

A day to celebrate and inform about the rights of unpaid carers is being supported by Carers Matter Norfolk.

Step by step a brave 10-year-old learned to walk again after she was paralysed by an extremely rare disease.

Former Norwich City footballer Darren Eadie opens up about his own battles with mental health and tells men who may be struggling - talk about it.

Norfolk County Council

A graphic design student is searching for women to share their experiences of trying to conceive.

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Serious safety incidents led to 35 deaths at the region’s mental health trust over a six month period, figures have revealed.

NHS

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Education

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Amidst Brexit related turmoil at Westminster, the next generation of potential prime ministers took part in a hotly contested leadership challenge at a Norfolk school.

A short film has been released to highlight the impact of court closures.

As part of our Books for Schools campaign we are on a mission to crown Norfolk’s favourite children’s book.

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A “big decision” has been made for Norfolk County Council to borrow £120m to build up to four new schools for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Steve Morphew

Jeremy Corbyn will join the fight to protect Norfolk’s children’s centres during a visit to the county this weekend.

Jeremy Corbyn

Business

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
United Kingdom

High street giant Marks & Spencer has surprised the market by reporting higher profit figures than expected - despite seeing a decline in sales and revenue.

Clothing chain New Look could close as many as 100 UK stores as part of a radical plan to cut costs and improve profitability.

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A major warehouse on a Thetford industrial estate has been leased to a recycling firm in a 10-year deal.

A crucial stage of building work on a new storage and distribution building for TROX UK on Caxton Road in Thetford has been completed.

A Norwich-created business is looking to double its size and turnover to £2.5m in the coming year, having opened new offices in Thetford to serve the growing demand for its services there.

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Fire crews rushed to the aid of a stricken swan in a dramatic rescue during the weekend.

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Film crews, celebrities and two very special cars were on show at Swaffham Raceway on Monday for the filming of a brand new TV show.

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