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Concerns have been raised over staffing levels and violence at a Norfolk jail.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a collision in Thetford.

Thetford

Pollution could be worsening the condition of those suffering with asthma if they are not doing enough to manage their illness.

NHS

One of the county’s worst performing healthcare trusts could merge with Norfolk’s best in a bid to bring together care in the community.

Care Quality Commission

One in every five recycling trucks in Norfolk is contaminated as people are putting the “wrong things” in their bins, councils have warned.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

Weather warnings remain in place for much of Norfolk as the county braces itself for a cold weekend and the potential for freezing rain.

Met Office

Norfolk’s police chief has said he will make a case for more police officers on the street, but it would mean a rise in council tax.

Lorne Green

Crime

28 minutes ago

Concerns have been raised over staffing levels and violence at a Norfolk jail.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a collision in Thetford.

Thetford

Norfolk’s police chief has said he will make a case for more police officers on the street, but it would mean a rise in council tax.

Lorne Green

A Norfolk MP has called for urgent action after claiming people with mental health issues are still being unlawfully detained and transported in police vehicles.

Norman Lamb

Police are linking two burglaries in south west Norfolk which saw thieves make off with jewellery.

Norfolk Police

Health

NHS

Pollution could be worsening the condition of those suffering with asthma if they are not doing enough to manage their illness.

One of the county’s worst performing healthcare trusts could merge with Norfolk’s best in a bid to bring together care in the community.

Care Quality Commission

Hundreds of thousands of women and their families were left terrified over a breast cancer screening scandal which never existed, a review has found.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Hospital admissions of young people with asthma are rising in Norfolk, according to the latest data from Public Health England.

NHS

Ambulances have been head butted, kicked, and had blue lights ripped off in shocking acts of vandalism on the emergency vehicles - sometimes while crews have been trying to treat patients.

NHS

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Education

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
United Kingdom

A team of literary whizzes from Norfolk headed to London to battle it out in the finals of the national Kids’ Lit Quiz competition.

A former Ofsted inspector has been appointed to lead an academy trust with schools in East Anglia.

Academy Transformation Trust

Amidst Brexit related turmoil at Westminster, the next generation of potential prime ministers took part in a hotly contested leadership challenge at a Norfolk school.

Iceni Academy

A short film has been released to highlight the impact of court closures.

As part of our Books for Schools campaign we are on a mission to crown Norfolk’s favourite children’s book.

United Kingdom

Business

Thu, 15:50
European Union

This week, Peter Sharkey looks at why thousands of people are using lifetime mortgages to buy a home in the sun.

A popular Christmas song inspires finance columnist, Peter Sharkey, to look at what investment has been like in 2018.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Content has become one of those buzz-wordy sounding things that it is trendy to bash.

Ad Feature Do you want to save more and work less?

Friday, November 30, 2018

Living for today doesn’t pay the bills, says Peter Sharkey – but you can make your money work for you.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Ad Feature How to keep hold of more of your money

Friday, November 23, 2018

In this week’s financial column, Peter Sharkey explains why it’s so easy to spend too much on fees when you’re investing – and how to reduce these costs.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a collision in Thetford.

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Thetford
Thu, 13:40

A driver was left trapped after a two car crash in Bury St Edmunds.

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Suffolk police
Thu, 15:27

Police are linking two burglaries in south west Norfolk which saw thieves make off with jewellery.

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Norfolk Police

One in every five recycling trucks in Norfolk is contaminated as people are putting the “wrong things” in their bins, councils have warned.

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Great Yarmouth Borough Council
Thu, 15:47

Thetford Forest will be turned into a winter wonderland in support of a charity dog walk.

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