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Breckland could see the installation of four charging points for electric and hybrid vehicles after councillors agreed to bid for Highways England funds.

Villagers have pledged more than £50,000 to save their local pub.

Ten schools in Norfolk accounted for more than a third of all permanent exclusions made in the county last year.

Once home to a maharaja, a country estate in Norfolk welcomed a very different kind of royalty this weekend.

Norwich

It is tough, it is muddy, and it is designed for only the brave to take on.

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The region’s mental health trust has appointed an interim director of nursing, quality and patient safety.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

The Gary Barlow concert at Thetford Forest is now sold out after fans quickly snapped up tickets.

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Crime

Thu, 14:58
Lorne Green

Radical reforms to Norfolk’s police force have provoked a furious response from the union - and a note of caution from the county’s police and crime commissioner.

Norfolk’s police chief today revealed massive changes to the way the force will run.

Simon Bailey

Pupils are only allowed to consume food and drink from sealed containers in the wake of an incident in which milk bottles were filled with cleaning products at a Suffolk school.

Suffolk Police

Police are appealing for information following a burglary in Thetford.

These are the 13 criminals Norfolk Constabulary is currently appealing for help to trace in the county with crimes ranging from sexual assault to attempted murder.

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Health

Fri, 17:11
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

The region’s mental health trust has appointed an interim director of nursing, quality and patient safety.

Two executive directors have handed in their resignations at the region’s beleaguered mental health trust.

Michael Scott

Ambulance staff have been praised for their commitment to ensuring new response standards for crews to reach sick patients went live.

A call has been made to end massive pay outs to public sector bosses when they leave organisations – often to reappear in similar roles merely months later at another agency.

Clive Lewis

A finance professional with more than 20 years’ experience in both the public and private sector has been appointed as Interim Director of Finance with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

Michael Scott

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Education

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Ten schools in Norfolk accounted for more than a third of all permanent exclusions made in the county last year.

Pupils from Mildenhall College Academy were able to take part in the Tour of Britain cycle race when it came to Suffolk.

Mildenhall College Academy

Field trips to the farm can teach children about much more than agriculture – and an education partnership has brought mutual benefits for Barnham Primary School and farm managers at the Euston Estate.

Pupils from a Breckland school are celebrating Duke of Edinburgh success after battling the elements.

Iceni Academy

A new student leadership team has been formed at one Breckland school to help get the views of students across.

Iceni Academy

Business

Thu, 09:44
Watton

An ambitious teenager with a passion for business has started his own creative agency.

East Anglia’s leading whisky distillery has toasted the opening of its new £400,000 restaurant and coffee house.

A Suffolk poultry plant is among more facilities owned by the UK’s biggest supplier of supermarket chicken to be inspected amid food safety and hygiene concerns within the company.

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Monarch Airlines has gone into administration and has cancelled around 300,000 future bookings.

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An investigation claims to have revealed a series of alleged breaches of food safety rules at a factory belonging to one of the largest suppliers of chicken to UK supermarkets.

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Ten schools in Norfolk accounted for more than a third of all permanent exclusions made in the county last year.

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Villagers have pledged more than £50,000 to save their local pub.

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Once home to a maharaja, a country estate in Norfolk welcomed a very different kind of royalty this weekend.

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

A 23-year-old man from Thetford has been jailed for six months after pleading guilty to 20 offences including theft from vehicles and fraud.

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Radical reforms to Norfolk’s police force have provoked a furious response from the union - and a note of caution from the county’s police and crime commissioner.

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