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Hundreds of referrals were made to the region’s authorities after tip offs from the public about child abuse.

According to a new study, Norfolk is not one of the best places to live in the country.

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Plans to build on a supermarket car park in Diss have come under fire amid claims it would be detrimental to the town centre.

South Norfolk Council

A community shop has shown it can rub shoulders with some of the biggest names in retail after winning the Rural Cooperative Award.

Norfolk has woken up to frosty and icy roads this morning.

Met Office

The first move has been made in the bid to reverse the controversial decision by councillors to award themselves big increases in their allowances.

Labor

The decision by councillors to award themselves big increases in their allowances has sparked a storm.

Crime

Friday, December 15, 2017
Katie Elliott

An £100,000 reward is being offered in exchange for information relating to the disappearance of RAF Honington serviceman Corrie McKeague.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery after members of the public chased away a man who tried to steal two women’s handbags.

A Jaguar XF was stolen from a Norfolk village in a night-time burglary.

Police are investigating two attempted robberies which occurred in the Ship Gardens and St Andrew’s Street areas of Mildenhall at around 4pm this afternoon (Wednesday, December 13).

Suffolk Police

More than 350 people have been arrested in the last year thanks to Norfolk Constabulary’s campaign targeting drug dealing in the county.

Lorne Green

Health

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

A couple’s campaign for a simple £2.50 screening test that could have saved their baby’s life has got a major boost after being confirmed for a UK-wide pilot.

Years of work to create a dementia-friendly community have come to a head has a dementia cafe has been awarded a grant from The National Lottery.

NHS patients and staff from across Norfolk and Waveney have been sharing their views on plans to transform the region’s health system at a series of events organised by the county’s health watchdog.

NHS

More than 50pc blood loss, a shattered pelvis, a broken femur, a broken back, a 12in wound down to the spine, internal bleeding and a haemothorax - these were not on Alison Allen’s Christmas list when she was the victim of a horror crash over the festive period last year.

West Suffolk Hospital

Two mental health nurses who believed they were not very academic have championed a grow your own scheme at the region’s mental health trust which helped them achieve degrees.

NHS

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Education

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Four schools in Norfolk have been identified by the education watchdog as not securing a good Ofsted grade in more than 10 years.

The GCSE and BTEC achievements of more than 100 pupils were celebrated at Wayland Academy Norfolk’s annual awards evening.

Students at a Norfolk school have taken part in a innovative new programme surrounding fuel poverty.

University of East Anglia

The Arts Society of Diss have been encouraging youngsters to get involved with art by helping students to experience different aspects of the artist world.

It is the biggest academy trust in Norfolk, having grown to 30 schools in its four years. Lauren Cope talks to the outgoing and new chief executives at the Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT), as it turns a new page.

Norfolk County Council

Business

Monday, December 4, 2017
United Kingdom

A new building society branch is set to open in Dereham next week, taking over a premises formerly occupied by the Norwich & Peterborough Building Society.

Growing numbers of small businesses could help to fill the void left by hundreds of potential job losses in Norfolk, a county MP and senior government minister has said.

Workers who lost their jobs just weeks before Christmas have been offered a helping hand from a neighbouring manufacturer.

James Waters

NatWest is to close six branches across Norfolk and Suffolk next year due to “radical changes” in the way customers use its services.

Thetford

Convenience stores across the region could see delivery of their Christmas supplies put in jeopardy after the collapse of one of the UK’s biggest wholesalers.

James Waters

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A community shop has shown it can rub shoulders with some of the biggest names in retail after winning the Rural Cooperative Award.

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Hundreds of referrals were made to the region’s authorities after tip offs from the public about child abuse.

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According to a new study, Norfolk is not one of the best places to live in the country.

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

A councillor has left Breckland Council’s Labour group after a disagreement with its leader.

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Plans to build on a supermarket car park in Diss have come under fire amid claims it would be detrimental to the town centre.

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