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18:10

Emergency services were called to two crashes in mid Norfolk.

Tom Stafford, who is running seven marathons in seven days to raise money for Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal death charity.

A Dereham teacher is set to run seven marathons in seven days after a family tragedy.

Euan Macpherson, of the Crisp Malting Group

A £1m investment will see an historic landmark brought back to its former glory.

Tim Birt
A crane crashed into traffic lights on Yaxham Road in Dereham, causing traffic chaos.

Tailbacks were caused after a mobile crane crashed into traffic lights.

One person was arrested after a woman was assaulted in a town’s market place.

Sarah Moore with babies father Nathan Gostling, her daughter Nikkita Moore and baby Henley. Picture: Matthew Usher.

When Nikkita Moore went into labour on Mothering Sunday her son was in such a hurry that her mother Sarah had to act as midwife and brought 7lb 15oz baby Henley safely into the world.

Dereham WI 1951 carnival float.

The date has been set and it is all systems go to bring a carnival back to Dereham.

Crime

17:11

One person was arrested after a woman was assaulted in a town’s market place.

Hollesley Bay open prison.

A 45-year-old man from Dereham and a 21-year-old woman from Norwich have this afternoon been arrested on suspicion of harbouring an escaped prisoner.

Norwich
Police are appealing for information

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a burglary in Dereham.

Police in Norfolk and Suffolk have been targetting passengers who dont belt-up.

A week-long campaign to catch people not wearing a seatbelt has stared.

The ram raid at the Tesco Express in Taverham. Picture: Eastern Region Special Operations Unit.

Five men who stole more than £400,000 following a string of cash machine ram raids and burglaries in Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire have been jailed for a total of 22 years.

Health

When Nikkita Moore went into labour on Mothering Sunday her son was in such a hurry that her mother Sarah had to act as midwife and brought 7lb 15oz baby Henley safely into the world.

Norfolk's first Admiral Nurse, Zena Aldridge. Picture: Denise Bradley

A successful pilot scheme has led to additional investment being made into dementia care across Norfolk.

Meeting Point in Dereham is looking to make the town dementia friendly. From left, Barbara D'Arts, treasurer David Ovenden and centre manager Shonette Mooney. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Dereham is the latest Norfolk town looking to become dementia friendly.

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Education

Friday, March 20, 2015
Norfolk County Council

Norfolk County Council has denied claims from parents that it is bullying a village primary into closing.

Julia Meadows visited Mileham Primary School. Picture: Ian Burt

Pupils researching the life of a former headteacher who died during the First World War have been given the chance to share their findings with one of his descendents.

Parents are fighting to save Mileham Primary School from closure. Picture: Ian Burt

Mileham Primary school has moved a step closer to closure after councillors recommended starting the formal legal process to amalgamate it with Litcham School.

Norfolk County Council
Parents are fighting to save Mileham Primary School from closure. Picture: Ian Burt

Education chiefs have denied using “skewed” statistics to close down one of Norfolk’s smallest school.

Norfolk County Council
Performers ready for the Rock Your Sox Off concert at Dereham Memorial Hall on the 7th March. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A Dereham landmark will be rocking this weekend as budding musicians give townsfolk the chance to see them perform before they head off on their latest international tour.

Business

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Tim Birt

Dereham businesses are being urged to join forces in a bid to fight for a better future for the town.

Vulcanic sales manager Chris Kettlety. Picture: Ian Burt

A Mattishall-based heating specialist is looking to mount rapid growth through acquisition after making significant inroads into the South East Asian market.

Rob Burnett, Bernard Matthews new Chief Executive.

News that Bernard Matthews is set to create 90 new positions at the company’s factory near Dereham has been welcomed - but calls have been made for more employment opportunities to be created in and around the town to meet the area’s jobs deficit.

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18:10

Emergency services were called to two crashes in mid Norfolk.

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Tom Stafford, who is running seven marathons in seven days to raise money for Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal death charity.

A Dereham teacher is set to run seven marathons in seven days after a family tragedy.

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Euan Macpherson, of the Crisp Malting Group

A £1m investment will see an historic landmark brought back to its former glory.

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Tim Birt
16:50
A crane crashed into traffic lights on Yaxham Road in Dereham, causing traffic chaos.

Tailbacks were caused after a mobile crane crashed into traffic lights.

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17:11

One person was arrested after a woman was assaulted in a town’s market place.

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18:10

Emergency services were called to two crashes in mid Norfolk.

Read more
Tom Stafford, who is running seven marathons in seven days to raise money for Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal death charity.

A Dereham teacher is set to run seven marathons in seven days after a family tragedy.

Read more
Euan Macpherson, of the Crisp Malting Group

A £1m investment will see an historic landmark brought back to its former glory.

Read more
Tim Birt
16:50
A crane crashed into traffic lights on Yaxham Road in Dereham, causing traffic chaos.

Tailbacks were caused after a mobile crane crashed into traffic lights.

Read more
17:11

One person was arrested after a woman was assaulted in a town’s market place.

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