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Residents are getting tough on speeding in their communities by rapidly increasing the number of warning letters they send to drivers who flout the law, statistics have revealed.

We may have lost an hour in bed this morning - but the region has been treated to glorious blue skies and sunshine for start of British Summer Time.

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Almost 600 churches across Norfolk and Waveney feature in the latest Diocese of Norwich guide to some of the most beautiful buildings in the region.

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A religious studies teacher has said she finds it strange her pupils are using a revision guide she has written.

Thetford Grammar School

The mother of a boy with one of the rarest types of cancer ever has revealed she gave her son cannabis because she was “desperate to find something to alleviate his suffering”.

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A Thetford dance group are recovering after an action-packed and exciting couple of weeks.

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Onlookers marvelled as they got a got a rare glimpse of one of the country’s most historic steam engines passing through the county.

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Norfolk Police

Residents are getting tough on speeding in their communities by rapidly increasing the number of warning letters they send to drivers who flout the law, statistics have revealed.

As a search continues at a landfill site in Milton in Cambridgeshire, police are confirming that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will be working alongside officers investigating Corrie McKeague’s disappearance.

Katie Elliott

The terrorist who carried out the Westminster attack served time in a Norfolk prison and had a string of criminal convictions.

Ford

The terror attack on Westminster might demonstrate the worst in human nature but it has prompted random acts of kindness which show people at their very best.

Norfolk police

Religious leaders in Norfolk have united in condemnation of the suspected terror attack at Westminster.

West Norfolk

Health

Saturday, March 18, 2017
England Ambulance Service

A group of dedicated paramedics are hoping a new volunteering scheme could be the difference between life and death for people who suffer life-threatening health emergencies.

A charity is warning of a rising number of children referred to its sleep service.

BBC

The number of people smoking in certain areas of Norfolk is on the rise despite figures showing that the proportion of smokers across Britain is at its lowest on record.

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Four of Norfolk and Suffolk’s seven NHS trusts have scored below the national average in two key questions asked of staff in the annual NHS Staff Survey.

NHS

Experts working in the social care have welcomed the government’s £2bn cash injection into the sector, but say more will be needed to make up for “years of under-funding”.

Bill Borrett

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Education

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Thetford Grammar School

A religious studies teacher has said she finds it strange her pupils are using a revision guide she has written.

A library mentoring project teaching more than 750 Norfolk residents to read can go ahead after receiving a funding boost of almost £100,000.

Heads of hundreds of the county’s primary and secondary schools have warned of an “imminent” crisis, in hard-hitting letters sent to parents and carers. Here is the letter in full:

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’Decisions on school spending will no longer be driven by what is best for our children but rather what we can afford’.

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A missing teenager from Suffolk was found tonight, after she was last seen at Cambridge railway station on Sunday.

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Business

Thursday, March 23, 2017
United Kingdom

Jobs are at risk at a shoe retailer with stores and concessions in Norwich, Thetford, Lowestoft and Wisbech after tough trading conditions forced it to enter administration.

Businesses across Norfolk and Suffolk are among those poised to lose out on £4.67m after a potato supplier went under.

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A Norfolk firm is hoping to put the county “firmly on the whisky map” with its launch of a new bottle range.

Rebecca Murphy

Center Parcs’ Suffolk holiday village will be going head to head with other top building projects in the eastern region after being shortlisted for an award.

Copper Beech Tea Room

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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.

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A Thetford dance group are recovering after an action-packed and exciting couple of weeks.

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Residents are getting tough on speeding in their communities by rapidly increasing the number of warning letters they send to drivers who flout the law, statistics have revealed.

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Norfolk Police
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The mother of a boy with one of the rarest types of cancer ever has revealed she gave her son cannabis because she was “desperate to find something to alleviate his suffering”.

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Saturday, March 25, 2017

A former prisoner has gone from jail to spreading awareness about mental health after rediscovering his talent for the ancient art of origami while inside.

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A religious studies teacher has said she finds it strange her pupils are using a revision guide she has written.

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