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Police believe the two suspects may have been working as part of a larger team. Picture: Ian Burt

Detectives investigating the attempted abduction of an RAF Marham officer on Wednesday said on Saturday the suspects were probably working as part of a larger team.

EDP Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards 2015 at St Andrews Hall, Norwich. Special Recognition Award winners  the Norfolk D-Day Veterans. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Whether young, old or somewhere in between, everybody has the opportunity to contribute to our community and help make it a better place to live.

Norwich
RAF Marham is still on high alert after last night's attack on a serviceman close to the Norfolk base. Picture: Ian Burt

Pedestrians and motorists travelling in Marham on Wednesday, July 20 are being urged to come forward as police continue to investigate the attempted abduction of an RAF serviceman.

Norfolk police
Five metre high Pokemon mural painted on the side of Sith Tattoo Studio in Norwich. Picture Instagram/as_one_arts

A Dereham artist has painted a giant Pokémon mural on the side of a Norwich tattoo parlour to celebrate how Pokémon Go is bringing people together.

RAF Marham is still on high alert after last night's attack. Picture: Ian Burt

Norfolk police launch a hotline for the public to report sightings of a dark people carrier as it emerges that two men of “Middle Eastern origin” attempted to abduct a serviceman close to the RAF Marham air base yesterday afternoon.

Ministry of Defence
Breckland Council is running a programme of sports and games for children over the summer holidays.

A programme of summer activities gets underway today to give youngsters in Breckland a chance to take part in a range of sports and games during the school holidays.

Breckland Council
Unemployment has fallen across the region with a record number in employment across the country. Picture: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Our region has the lowest unemployment rate across the country after seeing the number without work fall to 112,000 - a rate of just 3.5%.

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19:03
King's Lynn
Police believe the two suspects may have been working as part of a larger team. Picture: Ian Burt

Detectives investigating the attempted abduction of an RAF Marham officer on Wednesday said on Saturday the suspects were probably working as part of a larger team.

RAF Marham is still on high alert after last night's attack on a serviceman close to the Norfolk base. Picture: Ian Burt

Pedestrians and motorists travelling in Marham on Wednesday, July 20 are being urged to come forward as police continue to investigate the attempted abduction of an RAF serviceman.

Norfolk police
RAF Marham is still on high alert after last night's attack. Picture: Ian Burt

Norfolk police launch a hotline for the public to report sightings of a dark people carrier as it emerges that two men of “Middle Eastern origin” attempted to abduct a serviceman close to the RAF Marham air base yesterday afternoon.

Ministry of Defence
Picture: James Bass

Police are appealing for information after two men were involved in an altercation in Dereham.

Police have released this CCTV picture of a man they want to speak to in connection with burglaries across two counties

A gang is being hunted after a spate of burglaries and attempted break-ins across Norfolk and Suffolk.

Health

Sunday, June 19, 2016
Italy
Scenes from Wellbeing and Slow Festival at the Fire Pit Camp in Wendling - Sally Collins on the swing. Picture: Matthew Usher.

It was, claimed organisers, a festival with a difference – one that celebrated the joys of simply taking one’s time.

Westfield House in Toftwood, Dereham has been refurbished to support people with autism and learning difficulties - From left, regional manager Leon Smith and home manager Richard Rogers. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A new residential home has opened in Toftwood, near Dereham, specialising in the care of people with autism and learning disabilities.

Care Quality Commission

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Education

Friday, July 15, 2016
Watton
Parkers Primary School in Saham Toney has become Breckland's first voluntary smoke free zone following a sign designing competition by the district council. Pictured: Breckland councillor Gordon Bambridge with the winning sign and (from left) competition winner Ruby Brown and runners up Layla Wright and Katherine Welsh, from Parkers Primary School. Picture by Keith Mindham.

A village primary school is the first in its district to have become a voluntary ‘smoke free’ area.

Schools included in the Priority School Building Programme 2 are still waiting for work to be done. Photo: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Figures from the Department for Education’s School Workforce survey for 2015 have revealed the average salaries of teachers in every school in Norfolk.

Norfolk County Council
Sarah Charman and Year One pupil Yassin Jammeh wearing the new school uniform. Picture: Submitted

Under recently-appointed executive head teacher Sarah Charman, the federation of Grove House and King’s Park Infants Schools will work more closely together from September.

Dereham
Fred Nicholson School, Toftwood.
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A Toftwood school has been closed for the day after a water pipe burst.

County Council
Norfolk County Council assistant director of children services Gordon Boyd. Photo: Steve Adams

Proposals to break up Dereham Sixth Form College could be back on the table.

Gill Spillman

Business

Wed, 11:40
European Union
Unemployment has fallen across the region with a record number in employment across the country. Picture: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Our region has the lowest unemployment rate across the country after seeing the number without work fall to 112,000 - a rate of just 3.5%.

Bernard Matthews is up for sale. Image: Bernard Matthews

Union Unite said it was a “worrying time” for Bernard Matthews employees, who were awaiting news of a possible sale of the company.

Europe
Rob Burnett, chief executive of Bernard Matthews, at Great Witchingham Hall. Picture submitted

Bernard Matthews has insisted it is “business as usual” despite national newspaper reports of concern over its finances.

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19:03
Police believe the two suspects may have been working as part of a larger team. Picture: Ian Burt

Detectives investigating the attempted abduction of an RAF Marham officer on Wednesday said on Saturday the suspects were probably working as part of a larger team.

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King's Lynn
EDP Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards 2015 at St Andrews Hall, Norwich. Special Recognition Award winners  the Norfolk D-Day Veterans. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Whether young, old or somewhere in between, everybody has the opportunity to contribute to our community and help make it a better place to live.

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Norwich
Yesterday, 13:59
RAF Marham is still on high alert after last night's attack on a serviceman close to the Norfolk base. Picture: Ian Burt

Pedestrians and motorists travelling in Marham on Wednesday, July 20 are being urged to come forward as police continue to investigate the attempted abduction of an RAF serviceman.

Read more
Norfolk police
Thu, 17:44
Five metre high Pokemon mural painted on the side of Sith Tattoo Studio in Norwich. Picture Instagram/as_one_arts

A Dereham artist has painted a giant Pokémon mural on the side of a Norwich tattoo parlour to celebrate how Pokémon Go is bringing people together.

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RAF Marham is still on high alert after last night's attack. Picture: Ian Burt

Norfolk police launch a hotline for the public to report sightings of a dark people carrier as it emerges that two men of “Middle Eastern origin” attempted to abduct a serviceman close to the RAF Marham air base yesterday afternoon.

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Ministry of Defence

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Police believe the two suspects may have been working as part of a larger team. Picture: Ian Burt

Detectives investigating the attempted abduction of an RAF Marham officer on Wednesday said on Saturday the suspects were probably working as part of a larger team.

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King's Lynn
EDP Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards 2015 at St Andrews Hall, Norwich. Special Recognition Award winners  the Norfolk D-Day Veterans. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Whether young, old or somewhere in between, everybody has the opportunity to contribute to our community and help make it a better place to live.

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Norwich
Yesterday, 13:59
RAF Marham is still on high alert after last night's attack on a serviceman close to the Norfolk base. Picture: Ian Burt

Pedestrians and motorists travelling in Marham on Wednesday, July 20 are being urged to come forward as police continue to investigate the attempted abduction of an RAF serviceman.

Read more
Norfolk police
Thu, 17:44
Five metre high Pokemon mural painted on the side of Sith Tattoo Studio in Norwich. Picture Instagram/as_one_arts

A Dereham artist has painted a giant Pokémon mural on the side of a Norwich tattoo parlour to celebrate how Pokémon Go is bringing people together.

Read more
RAF Marham is still on high alert after last night's attack. Picture: Ian Burt

Norfolk police launch a hotline for the public to report sightings of a dark people carrier as it emerges that two men of “Middle Eastern origin” attempted to abduct a serviceman close to the RAF Marham air base yesterday afternoon.

Read more
Ministry of Defence

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