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A care home has been given an outstanding rating and is offering residents a “vibrant, happy and thriving” environment, a report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has said.

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Care Quality Commission
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

A new £100,000 fund has been launched in Breckland to support local entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses in an effort to boost employment and training opportunities in the area.

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Norfolk Community Foundation
Friday, January 11, 2019

A coroner is waiting for a report from accident investigators into the death of a young man from mid Norfolk killed following a car accident, an inquest heard.

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Norwich City
Monday, December 31, 2018

A charity head shave organised in support of a young girl diagnosed with a brain tumour is set to raise much-needed funds for her family and show her that “being bald is beautiful.”

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Councils have been urged to do more to tackle the problem of long-term empty homes after latest figures showed that nearly 5,000 properties sat vacant for six months or more across Norfolk, Waveney and Fenland.

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Sunday, December 23, 2018

A couple were left “disgusted” after discovering cobwebs and a live maggot inside a packet of cereal which they had planned to feed to their 18-month-old daughter.

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Tesco
Saturday, December 22, 2018

Concerns that a town council is not acting in the best interests of its community has led to a forum of residents being created.

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Friday, December 21, 2018

Staff at a district council have raised over £2,000 for three different charities.

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Breckland Council
Thursday, December 20, 2018

Plans for a new state-of-the-art police station in Swaffham, which will replace the existing station in the town as part of Norfolk Police’s 2020 vision, have been revealed.

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Simon Bailey
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

A Norfolk man has been arrested on suspicion of engaging in sexual activity with a child.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

A Lions club has hosted its annual seniors Christmas lunch, with 70 guests attending to enjoy a traditional turkey dinner.

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Tesco
Monday, December 17, 2018

Norfolk County Council has said plans are in place to improve broadband speeds in the county on some of the worst streets in Norfolk, according to figures, with some already having access to superfast broadband.

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County Council
Monday, December 17, 2018

He has had it in his possession for three decades - but now wants to return it to the descendants of its original owner.

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France
Friday, December 14, 2018

A charity will celebrate its anniversary by producing a special “thought-provoking” garden for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show next year.

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Monday, December 10, 2018

A free Christmas lunch will round off a year of community schemes in Swaffham.

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Monday, December 3, 2018

Breckland District Council is planning to raise the amount of council tax it gets in order to “maintain the council’s strong financial position” and “protect local services.”

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Breckland District Council
Friday, November 30, 2018

A variety show event to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War has raised £1432 for charity.

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Friday, November 30, 2018

Swaffham Town Council has issued an appeal for a new councillor following a resignation.

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Town Council
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Film crews, celebrities and two very special cars were on show at Swaffham Raceway on Monday for the filming of a brand new TV show.

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United Kingdom
Sunday, November 18, 2018

Police have discovered the body of a missing teenager in Lakenheath.

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Suffolk police
Saturday, November 17, 2018

Norfolk County Council is warning people to be aware of cold callers pretending to represent trading standards who are using ‘gift card scams’ involving the purchasing of fake vouchers.

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County Council
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Four new electric car charging points will be installed across Breckland in an effort to encourage more environmentally friendly ways of travel.

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Breckland Council
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

A mother has described the terrifying moment a brick was thrown at her windscreen while she was in a car with her five-month-old baby.

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Norfolk Police
Monday, November 12, 2018

Five suspects aged as young as 10 have been arrested following criminal damage to a property’s windows, a garden fence and cars in Swaffham on Sunday November 11.

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Norfolk Police
Friday, November 2, 2018

A Norfolk inspired arts programme aimed at increasing wellbeing and combating loneliness in elderly people has culminated in a musical and movement performance on the north Norfolk coast.

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

Swaffham is set to be one of many locations across the world taking part in the Battle’s Over events, an international commemoration marking 100 years since the end of the First World War.

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United Kingdom
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Plans to build 97 more homes on the Swan’s Nest site in Swaffham have been approved by Breckland Council’s Planning Committee.

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Norfolk County Council
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The family of a popular 24-year-old man from mid Norfolk who died following a car accident near Thetford have described him as “loyal” and “a big family man.”

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Norwich
Thursday, October 4, 2018

Breckland Council’s main meeting room has now been officially reopened as The Jordan Room, in honour of the late former council leader Cliff Jordan.

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Cliff Jordan
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Projects in Swaffham and Thetford will benefit from a share of Breckland Council’s Market Towns Initiative funding.

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