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A drunk motorist from Thetford who put lives at risk by driving the wrong way along a dual carriageway at 80mph – with two flat tyres – has been jailed for 16 months.

Firefighters were called to a home in Thetford after flames from a car fire spread to a nearby garage.

One in five hate crimes in Norfolk are being closed without identifying a suspect, as forces have been urged to improve their response.

Home Office

Watchdogs have warned people in Norfolk in Suffolk not to fall for scam texts offering council tax refunds.

Bosses of the private firm behind a Norfolk council’s contentious planning service have been grilled over complaints from residents, a failure to deliver forecasted growth and a multi-million pound payout to a London council.

As communities across the county prepare for the impact of the infrastructure for three of the world’s largest offshore wind farms being built off the Norfolk coast, campaigners say there is a solution to reduce the problems it would bring. DANIEL BENNETT reports...

A drunk motorist who put lives at risk by driving the wrong way along the A14 near Stowmarket at 80mph – with two flat tyres – has been jailed for 16 months.

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Crime

17 minutes ago

A drunk motorist from Thetford who put lives at risk by driving the wrong way along a dual carriageway at 80mph – with two flat tyres – has been jailed for 16 months.

One in five hate crimes in Norfolk are being closed without identifying a suspect, as forces have been urged to improve their response.

Home Office

Watchdogs have warned people in Norfolk in Suffolk not to fall for scam texts offering council tax refunds.

A drunk motorist who put lives at risk by driving the wrong way along the A14 near Stowmarket at 80mph – with two flat tyres – has been jailed for 16 months.

UN Court

Cans of an unidentified substance have been left at a woodland spot.

Breckland Council

Health

Yesterday, 05:29
United Kingdom

One of the UK’s top poets will be performing a free and sign language-interpreted gig at a Norfolk village pub next month.

Concerns have been raised over where mental health nurses to be placed in doctors’ surgeries are going to come from amid a shortage in the profession.

Suffolk Foundation Trust

Patients and carers are being invited to help shape the future of mental health care delivered by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

Rickets, scurvy, malnutrition and other Dickensian-era diseases were all treated at Norfolk hospitals last year.

People living in a north Norfolk town wait longer for an ambulance than anywhere else in Britain, new figures show.

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Education

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Thetford Academy

A Norfolk academy trust has ranked among the country’s best for sixth form performance.

As the size of Norfolk grows, so too must the number of school places for its children. Bethany Whymark reports on a council vision for the future of schools.

County Council

The head of an independent school which was told it must take action to meet health and safety requirements has said that the recommended improvements have now been carried out.

A charity-run nursery and complex needs school will be stocking up on thousands of pounds worth of free books as the winners of our Books for Schools competition are announced.

East Anglia has been snubbed by a government pilot scheme to improve broadband speeds in rural primary schools.

United Kingdom

Business

Friday, March 15, 2019
Norwich

Profits at pub chain JD Wetherspoon have tumbled by almost 20% as a result of rising labour costs.

A kebab shop is appealing against its zero food hygiene rating.

Forest Heath District Council

Figures have revealed how much profit former council tenants have made through selling their homes under the government’s Right to Buy scheme - in a handful of cases just weeks after the purchase.

Town residents were dismayed to find just two stalls at a market yesterday.

After countless hours spent crafting their dream wedding, the plans of many brides and grooms have been thrown into disarray this week.

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Firefighters were called to a home in Thetford after flames from a car fire spread to a nearby garage.

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Yesterday, 09:37

Community leaders have expressed shock and sadness after a man’s body was found at a beauty spot.

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Roy Brame
Yesterday, 11:42

A town market is back to normal after Storm Gareth left it with just two stalls last week.

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Thetford Town Council
Mon, 12:29

A man’s body has been found at a popular nature reserve.

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Yesterday, 07:41

A 29-year-old father of two young children was killed when an articulated lorry smashed head-first into his car on the wrong side of the road, a court has heard.

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