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There are concerns for the welfare of a 35-year-old man after he was reported missing.

From north to south, east to west, use our handy map to find amazing sourdough loaves, cupcakes, brownies, baguettes and more all over the county.

Many areas of the country have been hit by flooding in the last week, with parts of the north west experiencing more than a month's rain in 24 hours. With these sorts of extreme weather events predicted to become more frequent, here are some steps you can take to protect your home.

More than 150 road safety improvements will be made in towns and villages across Norfolk, thanks to a £900,000-plus boost.

People across Norfolk and parts of Suffolk are being warned to prepare for possible flooding today as heavy rain is expected.

A driver was caught behind the wheel travelling at 65mph while watching videos on YouTube.

Five children in the care of Norfolk County Council have been placed in accommodation more than 250 miles away from home, figures have revealed.

Crime

07:08

A driver was caught behind the wheel travelling at 65mph while watching videos on YouTube.

A community has said enough is enough amid a surge in motorbikes "dangerously" riding on a forest's public paths, destroying the scenery and making life a "misery".

A town's main road has reopened after a tree blocked it.

A woman has appeared in court charged with assisting an offender following the murder of a man in Norfolk.

A shop worker has been praised for his bravery after he confronted a man believed to be armed with a handgun while "terrified" customers and staff hid at the back of the store.

Health

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Concerns over bullying from ambulance bosses have again been highlighted - just a month after the deaths of three staff members prompted a major investigation into the trust's culture.

Daisy* clearly remembers waiting to see a nurse to make a decision she never thought she would face.

Norwich

Norfolk's NHS is set to spend millions bailing out a struggling group of health trusts outside of the county - despite financial reports from just days ago saying the payments would not happen.

Youngsters with special educational needs in Suffolk are being excluded three time more than their peers, new data revealed.

Patients in Suffolk will experience more efficient liaison between healthcare providers, thanks to a new medical records system.

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Education

Saturday, February 22, 2020
Suffolk County Council

Just one child in Suffolk referred for an autism assessment was seen within the mandatory 13 week period in 2019, shock new figures show - with waiting times nearly double what they should be.

A councillor has warned that government plans to pay for special needs education via deficit funding could amount to a "toxic magic money tree".

Norfolk

Half a million pounds has been pledged by Suffolk Highways for fresh road markings and signs outside schools ahead of a changeover in parking laws.

Suffolk County Council

A new state primary boarding school in Norfolk - set to be the first of its kind - has been given the go-ahead by councillors.

Wymondham

Education chiefs are to form a task force to revamp a key strategy which aims to raise educational standards in Suffolk.

Suffolk County Council

Business

Thursday, February 20, 2020
Thetford

The opening of a coffee shop on the A11 has been delayed after plans were withdrawn.

The closure of RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk has been delayed until at least 2027.

Pilots, chief executives and air traffic controllers are just some of the highest paying jobs in the UK in 2019.

When most people think of camping they think of rainy days and struggling to fit inside the tent.

The owner of a family restaurant which closed after thirty years has blamed the business' failure on Brexit.

Wymondham

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Yesterday, 16:07

A new barber shop which promises later appointments for working men and "a more personal experience" has opened.

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07:08

A driver was caught behind the wheel travelling at 65mph while watching videos on YouTube.

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Five children in the care of Norfolk County Council have been placed in accommodation more than 250 miles away from home, figures have revealed.

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Yesterday, 14:42

When Ryan Lucas was sentenced to three years in prison back in 2017, he thought he had lost everything and couldn't see a way out of life on the streets.

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Saturday, February 22, 2020

A community has said enough is enough amid a surge in motorbikes "dangerously" riding on a forest's public paths, destroying the scenery and making life a "misery".

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