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A third developer has come forward with a new housing scheme for the village of Mattishall which he hopes planners and residents will support for both its scale and location.

Dereham Sixth Form student Jack Crossley (16), who is recovering at home from being hit by a car last week. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A mother has called for road safety measures outside a Dereham college after her son was knocked down by a car.

Margaret Smith who lives on Woodgate Park in Swanton Morley, is upset at the aggressive development built in her doorstep. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Work to build a controversial health care village has been met with frustration from those living close to the development site.

The former TSB Bank on Norwich Street in Dereham has been demolished. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Historians have lamented the loss of a piece of Dereham’s heritage after a former bank was demolished as part of a £2m development – but reassurances have been given that the new building will mimic the original frontage.

Former NCFC player Dean Ashton (centre) officially opens the new 3G pitch at Neatherd High School. Picture: Matthew Usher.

It was a miserable damp day, but then that was really the best conditions in which to test a new £500,000 3G football pitch at Dereham’s Neatherd High School.

Stephen Endreson

The director of a business based in Eye said it could have easily gone under after a senior manager stole more than £140,000 from the firm.

Norwich City Football Club Annual general meeting to discuss the annual report 2014 at Carrow Road. Photo: Steve Adams

Getting back to the Premier League at the earliest opportunity - that is the priority for bosses at Norwich City.

Crime

Yesterday, 08:17

The director of a business based in Eye said it could have easily gone under after a senior manager stole more than £140,000 from the firm.

Robert Murat in Praia Da Luz, Portugal, 2007. Photo: Steve Parsons/PA Wire.

Former Norfolk car salesman Robert Murat is set to be re-interviewed by detectives investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, it has been reported.

£2,700 stolen in cash from Dereham home

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Thousands of pounds were stolen from a Dereham home.

Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

Burglaries in Attleborough, Dereham and Shipdham are being linked by police.

Norfolk Police are appealing for information about an assault in Dereham.

A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an assault in Dereham.

Health

Monday, November 3, 2014

Turning around the performance of the region’s ambulance service could take two years, according to health chiefs who admit there are not enough staff to deal with increasing numbers of 999 calls.

Students from Great Yarmouth College join Macmillan's Charlotte Darlow (centre) to launch student art exhibition being held at The Forum.

Norfolk sixth form art students are joining forces to raise awareness of Macmillan Cancer Support with a new exhibition.

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital car park from the air. Photo: Mike Page

A health minister has urged NHS chiefs to ensure regular visitors are exempt from car parking fees after it emerged that Norfolk’s three main hospitals made more than £3m profit from charges last year.

Baby Phyllisty Ramm from Dereham, suffers from sleep apnoea. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A sleep study conducted on little Phyllisity Ramm showed a shocking 88 episodes of not breathing in just one night, her parents have revealed.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital staff on strike. Picture: Ian Burt

Thousands of health workers went on strike today in protest at the Government’s controversial decision not to give them a 1pc pay rise, including midwives taking action for the first time in their history.

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Education

Yesterday, 17:05

It was a miserable damp day, but then that was really the best conditions in which to test a new £500,000 3G football pitch at Dereham’s Neatherd High School.

Barnham Broom Primary School. Photo: Denise Bradley

A school is celebrating after its latest Ofsted inspection saw it graded good.

Thomas Bullock Primary School, Shipdham. Picture: Ian Burt

A monitoring inspection by Ofsted at Thomas Bullock Primary School in Shipdham has identified that it is taking effective action to tackle areas of concern but it still requires improvement.

Mattishall pre-school has had a successful first half term after reopening in September eight months after it was closed when the roof fell in

A pre-school that was forced to suddenly close after its roof caved in during a rain storm, is celebrating its first half term back in business.

Glyn Hambling is the new headteacher at Northgate High school, Dereham. Picture: Ian Burt

The headteacher of one of the areas newest academies has said “exciting times” are ahead for the school.

Business

Tue, 21:19

Getting back to the Premier League at the earliest opportunity - that is the priority for bosses at Norwich City.

Basil Todd with Palmers on Norwich Street in Dereham. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A £2m plan to transform Palmers department store in Dereham and a neighbouring eyesore into an upmarket supermarket and clothing shop has been confirmed.

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Residents of Mattishall are protesting against the 90 new housed proposed to be built on the edge of the village. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A third developer has come forward with a new housing scheme for the village of Mattishall which he hopes planners and residents will support for both its scale and location.

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Dereham Sixth Form student Jack Crossley (16), who is recovering at home from being hit by a car last week. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A mother has called for road safety measures outside a Dereham college after her son was knocked down by a car.

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Margaret Smith who lives on Woodgate Park in Swanton Morley, is upset at the aggressive development built in her doorstep. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Work to build a controversial health care village has been met with frustration from those living close to the development site.

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The former TSB Bank on Norwich Street in Dereham has been demolished. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Historians have lamented the loss of a piece of Dereham’s heritage after a former bank was demolished as part of a £2m development – but reassurances have been given that the new building will mimic the original frontage.

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Yesterday, 17:05
Former NCFC player Dean Ashton (centre) officially opens the new 3G pitch at Neatherd High School. Picture: Matthew Usher.

It was a miserable damp day, but then that was really the best conditions in which to test a new £500,000 3G football pitch at Dereham’s Neatherd High School.

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Residents of Mattishall are protesting against the 90 new housed proposed to be built on the edge of the village. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A third developer has come forward with a new housing scheme for the village of Mattishall which he hopes planners and residents will support for both its scale and location.

Read more
Dereham Sixth Form student Jack Crossley (16), who is recovering at home from being hit by a car last week. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A mother has called for road safety measures outside a Dereham college after her son was knocked down by a car.

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Margaret Smith who lives on Woodgate Park in Swanton Morley, is upset at the aggressive development built in her doorstep. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Work to build a controversial health care village has been met with frustration from those living close to the development site.

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The former TSB Bank on Norwich Street in Dereham has been demolished. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Historians have lamented the loss of a piece of Dereham’s heritage after a former bank was demolished as part of a £2m development – but reassurances have been given that the new building will mimic the original frontage.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:05
Former NCFC player Dean Ashton (centre) officially opens the new 3G pitch at Neatherd High School. Picture: Matthew Usher.

It was a miserable damp day, but then that was really the best conditions in which to test a new £500,000 3G football pitch at Dereham’s Neatherd High School.

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