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Tesco

Tesco in Brandon will be holding its annual family fun day at the end of the month in support of charity.

The former principal of a Breckland school has joined the senior leadership team at the Eastern Multi-Academy Trust.

University of East Anglia

Emergency services were called to a two vehicle crash near Downham Market this afternoon.

A beautiful country house and its gardens will open to the public to raise money for the British Red Cross.

A new coffee shop has opened its doors in the hope it can help the community in more ways than one.

Nearly a quarter of all the beds for mental health patients in Norfolk and Suffolk are currently closed, it can be revealed.

Suffolk County Council

A man who went missing from a care home near Watton has been found safe and well.

Crime

Friday, July 6, 2018

Criminals are becoming “more confident” they will not be caught, Norfolk’s police union has warned.

A garden nursery fire was started deliberately and is believed to be connected to a burglary that happened just moments later.

A large amount of computer equipment and decorative swords have been stolen from a property in Weeting, near Brandon.

A police officer was spat in the face and had threats made to his family following the arrest of a man in Thetford.

Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) is poised to decide whether to press forward with a possible takeover of the management of the county’s fire and rescue service.

Lorne Green

Health

Suffolk County Council

Nearly a quarter of all the beds for mental health patients in Norfolk and Suffolk are currently closed, it can be revealed.

The NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) for North Norfolk and South Norfolk have appointed a new chief officer.

NHS

A Suffolk health authority has been praised for its performance and patient care.

NHS

The retiring chief executive of the health watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CQC) was full of praise during a visit to the West Suffolk Hospital.

Care Quality Commission

Three Norfolk MPs are calling for a change of leadership at the East of England Ambulance Service.

George Freeman

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Education

University of East Anglia

The former principal of a Breckland school has joined the senior leadership team at the Eastern Multi-Academy Trust.

An infant school in Thetford is to join an academy trust, becoming the seventh in Breckland to do so.

United Kingdom

An independent school in Norfolk is to open an international nursery campus in China.

Mark Bedford

Did you attend Thetford Grammar School nearly 60 years ago?

Thomas Paine

A Norfolk academy which was deemed inadequate last year has been told it is continuing to take “effective action” towards the removal of special measures.

Business

Thursday, July 12, 2018
Europe

A Norfolk haulier has become the latest to join the Europe-wide freight network Palletways.

The launch of the Breckland Business Forum saw MP George Freeman declare that he believes the district could become the home of growing technology companies.

George Freeman

As a business owner, your ultimate goal is highly likely to be to have more people spending money with you – this means you need to start by building a customer base.

A new business forum is being launched to help bring together the small and large businesses across the Breckland district.

George Freeman

A Norfolk MP found out about the positive effect Brexit is having on international business for a company in her constituency.

Elizabeth Truss

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Friday, July 13, 2018

Communities across Suffolk and Norfolk may hear and see an increase in US Air Force jets in the sky.

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Ministry of Defence

A new coffee shop has opened its doors in the hope it can help the community in more ways than one.

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The former principal of a Breckland school has joined the senior leadership team at the Eastern Multi-Academy Trust.

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University of East Anglia

A beautiful country house and its gardens will open to the public to raise money for the British Red Cross.

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Yesterday, 07:37

A lengthy spell of good weather could be coming to an end next week with rain and thunder forecast for Norfolk.

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