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The county councillor in charge of services for vulnerable children has been disqualified from driving for six months after being caught repeatedly breaking the speed limit.

Police are appealing for information after a man tried to steal a woman’s handbag and “lunged” towards her young daughter.

Norfolk Live

A convicted robber who threw faeces and urine at two prison guards and sliced a fellow inmate across the face with a makeshift blade has been jailed for another two-and-half years.

Eight people were arrested during a police operation to shut down an illegal rave over the weekend.

Norfolk Live

An illegal rave attended by hundreds of people in woodland between two Norfolk villages has been shut down by police.

Norfolk Live

A woman sent naked pictures of a child to a man she met online and discussed involving the child in a sexual act, a court heard.

Overnight break-ins saw documents and power tools stolen from a number of vehicles on the same street.

Thetford

The uninsured driver of a van had been speeding when he crashed into and killed a motorcyclist after attempting to overtake a second vehicle in foggy conditions, a court has heard.

A drunken man broke a security guard’s nose at Center Parcs after headbutting him inside his holiday lodge.

Catalytic converters have been stolen from five vehicles in three days, prompting police to warn motorists to be “security conscious” of their vehicles.

Norfolk Live

More than 60 off-road vehicles were stopped as part of a police operation to tackle illegal quadbike and motorbike use in Thetford Forest.

Thetford

These seven criminals are wanted by Norfolk Constabulary. If you do encounter any of these people, you are advised not to approach them and contact the police immediately on 101.

Police in Norfolk have insisted they will only use enforcement as a “last resort” when it comes to people not wearing facemasks in shops.

Norfolk’s chief constable has said he fears a ‘hidden bubble’ of child abuse crimes may have ooccured during coronavirus lockdown.

Around 2,000 people gathered as part of an illegal car cruising meet-up, sparking a warning from police that participants could have their vehicles seized.

Thetford

Burglars have stolen £30,000 worth of items from a building site in Swaffham.

Norfolk Live

A man could stand trial accused of assault by beating and causing actual bodily harm.

A man in his 20s has been left with serious facial injuries after he was brutally assaulted in Thetford.

Thetford

A man in his 40s was arrested after police found Class A drugs during their search of a car.

Thetford

The chairman of Norfolk’s police federation has said he expects the onus of enforcing the mandatory wearing of face masks to fall with shopkeepers - as the constabulary does not have the capacity to do it.

A fly-tipper moved to Europe after dumping a “substantial” amount of waste on a scenic Norfolk estate – but that did not stop the council from tracking him down and handing him a fine.

Thetford

A domestic abuse charity saw a 300pc rise in calls during lockdown, as police raised fears that victims were unable to get away from their abuser.

A prison worker has been warned all options, including custody, are open after she admitted having a relationship with an inmate.

A prisoner is to stand trial accused of assaulting another inmate at a Norfolk jail.

A man has denied causing the death of a popular sportsman by dangerous driving.

Norfolk Live

More than three quarters of people fined by police in Norfolk for breaching lockdown restrictions are men, new data has revealed.

Street drinking, speeding and anti-social behaviour are the main issues people say they want to be tackled in their town.

Thetford

A hard-hitting animation showing how a young person is groomed and exploited has been created in a bid to warn youngsters across Norfolk about the dangers of taking the wrong path in life.

Heartless thieves have stolen two litters of puppies and several dogs from a boarding kennels in Suffolk in broad daylight, leaving the owners no choice but to close the family business.

Suffolk Live

A man has denied causing grevious bodily harm to a man and a woman and will face a crown court trial in November.

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Yesterday, 11:08

Police are appealing for information after a man tried to steal a woman’s handbag and “lunged” towards her young daughter.

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Norfolk Live
Yesterday, 17:00

The owners of an independent restaurant have said they have no plans to reopen the venue after it shut during lockdown.

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Monday, March 30, 2020

Five people have been arrested in Thetford after staff in two shops were held up at knife point.

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Council officers could be set to knock on doors to tell people to self-isolate, after the government announced a major shift towards a local test and trace system to tackle coronavirus outbreaks.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

While Suffolk council leader Mark Bee has made it clear that whoever replaces outgoing chief executive Andrea Hill will earn considerably less, it could be months before she is replaced.

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