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Fire fighters have helped rescue a dog trapped underneath a shed.

Girls or boys who dream of becoming ballerinas are put into dance classes as soon as they can walk.

Fans of KFC are in for a treat as the finger-licking chicken brand is set to open seven new drive-thrus in Norfolk.

Money saving tips offered by Norfolk County Council to families who have seen their financial support slashed have been slammed as "demeaning and insulting".

Some 1,200 extra US personnel will be based at RAF Lakenheath when the US Air Force's stealth fighter squadrons arrive at the base.

A busy pub has closed for a major six-figure refurbishment that will create eight new jobs and include new multi-screen viewing area for sports-mad customers.

There have been more sightings of the B-2 Spirit aircraft this week, as they take part in exercises from an airfield in the UK.

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Crime

Thursday, September 12, 2019

A man has been charged with drink driving after allegedly being seen "swigging from a vodka bottle" before being caught at almost double the legal alcohol limit.

A former army officer is the Conservative pick to become the next police and crime commissioner for Norfolk.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of carrying weapons through a town centre.

It is 10am on a Tuesday morning and Thetford officers are returning from their first patrol around the town.

Police have been called out to suspected hare coursing three times in Norfolk today.

Health

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Patients are being "frightened" off making dentist appointments due to a "belligerent" approach to fining those who wrongly claim exemption from charges, according to industry leaders.

Almost £10m was spent on private ambulances for 999 and non-urgent work last year as the region's ambulance service's reliance on private transport has doubled.

Carers in Norfolk are being encouraged to take advantage of grants available to improve their lives in the face of the increasing financial strains and stress of looking after a loved-one.

Bespoke ambulances which have been specially designed to give patients a smoother journey while improving care have started to hit the roads.

A 76-year-old who has not ridden a bike for 55 years is attempting to cycle across East Anglia, Cambridgeshire and the Midlands, as part of his aim to ride 2019 miles this year for charity and in memory of his wife.

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Education

Sunday, September 15, 2019

A school is helping pupils to understand the importance of mental health with the creation of a wellbeing and wonder garden.

Parents who park where they shouldn't during the school run will face a greater chance of being fined in the future.

The day to day experience for parents of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) has yet to change more than six months after a damning report, according to campaigners.

A cash-strapped Suffolk council which has already been forced to make severe cutbacks is facing a seven figure black hole in its school spending, it has emerged.

A primary school has upped its performance after previously being told it needed to improve.

Business

Yesterday, 18:09

Fans of KFC are in for a treat as the finger-licking chicken brand is set to open seven new drive-thrus in Norfolk.

A busy pub has closed for a major six-figure refurbishment that will create eight new jobs and include new multi-screen viewing area for sports-mad customers.

Two former pubs which date back to the 19th century could be turned into housing.

Sometimes it is not just the stories in newspapers which offer a fascinating glimpse of how times have changed.

Beer drinkers in Norfolk are paying more for their pint than pub goers over the border in Suffolk, according to the new Good Pub Guide.

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Girls or boys who dream of becoming ballerinas are put into dance classes as soon as they can walk.

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A busy pub has closed for a major six-figure refurbishment that will create eight new jobs and include new multi-screen viewing area for sports-mad customers.

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Yesterday, 18:09

Fans of KFC are in for a treat as the finger-licking chicken brand is set to open seven new drive-thrus in Norfolk.

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Fire fighters have helped rescue a dog trapped underneath a shed.

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Saturday, September 14, 2019

Two former pubs which date back to the 19th century could be turned into housing.

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