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House price growth in East Anglia has outstripped the rest of the country, rising by 5pc in the past year.

People who live in Norfolk and Suffolk are expected to live at least a year longer than the national average, according to new data.

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It was made from a coin struck during the reign of William I almost 1,000 years ago.

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A 64-year-old man who pleaded guilty to death by dangerous driving has been jailed for seven years.

Ipswich Crown Court

The skies above West Norfolk were once filled with the sounds of Vickers Wellington Bombers as they conducted their countless missions to mainland Europe during the Second World War.

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A popular annual event which allows people to open their gardens up to the community has once again raised thousands of pounds for charity.

The region’s mental health trust has been listed in the top five in the country for sending patients out of the area for their care.

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Ipswich Crown Court

A 64-year-old man who pleaded guilty to death by dangerous driving has been jailed for seven years.

Police have expressed shock after a motorist was found driving following excessive drug use.

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Eyewitnesses have spoken of the terrifying moment they were woken by a crash as thieves rammed a digger into the wall of a Lakenheath bank.

Suffolk police

Eyewitnesses have spoken of the terrifying moment they were woken by a crash as thieves rammed a digger into the wall of a Lakenheath bank.

Suffolk police

A taxi driver under the influence of drugs while carrying a customer was among 70 vehicles stopped during a police operation targeting criminals using Norfolk’s roads.

Health

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People who live in Norfolk and Suffolk are expected to live at least a year longer than the national average, according to new data.

The region’s mental health trust has been listed in the top five in the country for sending patients out of the area for their care.

NHS

A special event giving people with experience of mental ill health the chance to hear inspirational stories from others while sharing their own ideas for promoting recovery will take place next week.

Norfolk Community Foundation

The fascinating history of mental health treatment in Norfolk has been unveiled as the stories of those admitted to the Norfolk County Asylum - later known as St Andrew’s Hospital - have been revealed.

Heritage Lottery Fund

More than 60 acres of NHS land in the region could be sold off, after health bosses identified sites which could be used to reach the government’s targets for housing.

Theresa May

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Education

Yesterday, 13:30
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A fun day of building dens also held a serious message for school children.

Two school pupils who had an eye-opening trip to Auschwitz will hope to pass on their experiences to their peers.

Mildenhall College Academy

The chairman of a Breckland pre-school is “absolutely thrilled” after it received a “good” Ofsted rating two years after it was assessed as being “inadequate”.

Children from four schools came together for a fun and informative day of archaeology-based activities.

Thetford Grammar School

Burgeoning interest from Asia in the country’s independent schools could see significant numbers end up in the hands of overseas investors, according to experts.

Business

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Holiday village operator Center Parcs UK has reported a boost in revenue to more than £440m.

The closure dates for the East Anglian branches of Norwich and Peterborough Building Society have been confirmed.

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The closure dates for the East Anglian branches of Norwich and Peterborough Building Society have been confirmed.

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Two Watton-based businesses have been named among the most “inspiring” British companies.

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The founder of an engineering company which counts pop group Take That among its customers is handing over the reins to his son.

West Suffolk College

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A popular annual event which allows people to open their gardens up to the community has once again raised thousands of pounds for charity.

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Yesterday, 19:36

A 64-year-old man who pleaded guilty to death by dangerous driving has been jailed for seven years.

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Ipswich Crown Court
Yesterday, 13:42

The family of a man who died in a fire he started at his home have thanked the people who tried to help him.

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Yesterday, 10:14

Firefighters tackled a large rubbish fire in the open near the A11 at Thetford this morning.

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The skies above West Norfolk were once filled with the sounds of Vickers Wellington Bombers as they conducted their countless missions to mainland Europe during the Second World War.

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