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Thetford and Brandon News

Yesterday, 17:42

A woman who became the 16th person arrested in a Norfolk murder case has been released on bail.

A pair who carried out an unlicensed music event in Thetford have been fined.

A community has been left without a bus service which has been described as a "lifeline" for older people.

Families are being told to "keep your eyes on the water" as Santa and his reindeer will be arriving on the river at a town's Christmas light switch-on.

A parliamentary candidate has spoken of his shock after alleging a man told him he would shoot him if he were successfully elected.

Think you know your Harry Potter from your Horrid Henry? Or your Gryffindor from your Gross Class Zero?

There is no easy time to sleep on the streets, but when the cold snap of winter hits that experience is even more heartbreaking.

Crime

Yesterday, 17:42

A woman who became the 16th person arrested in a Norfolk murder case has been released on bail.

A pair who carried out an unlicensed music event in Thetford have been fined.

This is the scene in Thetford as specialist officers search a river for clues to a murder in the town.

A police diving team is to search a river after a man was stabbed to death in Norfolk.

Three quarters of Norfolk police officers are unhappy with their pay and nearly half say they have low morale, according to a new survey.

Health

The number of people injured in fires in Suffolk last year has soared by 62% - with numbers nearly double what they were five years ago.

Norfolk health bosses have unveiled their plans to cope with winter pressures, with extra beds and more than £6m of funding in readiness for seasonal demand.

The boss of the region's mental health trust says he can "only imagine" the distress of patients placed in out-of-area beds, as he pledged to cut occupancy rates.

Forest visitors are being warned to protect themselves against ticks after it emerged some carrying a brain disease had been found in Thetford Forest.

Thetford

Ticks which can spread a disease that can harm the brain have been found in Norfolk.

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Education

Yesterday, 10:19

Think you know your Harry Potter from your Horrid Henry? Or your Gryffindor from your Gross Class Zero?

A school is going green as it bids to build an energy efficient dining hall to replace its current "poor quality" one.

A special student will be awarded for making a difference to their community.

With this year's General Election taking place in December for the first time in decades and Brexit being the big issue for this year's polls, the 2019 vote is shaping up to be different to most.

A school has been told it still needs improvement across the board by Ofsted.

Business

Thu, 08:07

Nearly one in five shops are empty on some Norfolk and Waveney high streets, but tourist hotspots are booming.

A new entertainment and children's play area could be coming to a town's garden centre.

Suffolk business chiefs have called on the county's Parliamentary candidates to end the Brexit stalemate and "do their bit" for local firms.

Poll How much is a pint in your local?

Saturday, November 2, 2019

The landlord of a newly-reopened pub is pledging to be the cheapest in town, pulling a £1.95 pint.

King's Lynn

Flooring shop Carpetright faces a possible buy-out to save it collapsing under a mountain of debt of more than £50m.

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Yesterday, 13:45

Families are being told to "keep your eyes on the water" as Santa and his reindeer will be arriving on the river at a town's Christmas light switch-on.

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Mon, 16:52

Needles and condoms have been found near a school playing field in a Norfolk town.

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Yesterday, 15:56

A community has been left without a bus service which has been described as a "lifeline" for older people.

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Yesterday, 17:42

A woman who became the 16th person arrested in a Norfolk murder case has been released on bail.

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Yesterday, 17:30

A pair who carried out an unlicensed music event in Thetford have been fined.

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