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Food banks, immigration, foreign aid and the health service were all discussed at a hustings in Dereham.

Firefighters were called out to reports of a plant pot on fire at a town centre car park.

Viscount Coke (left), vice chairman, and Sir William Cubitt, chairman, of the Norfolk branch of the Country Land and Business Association (CLA). Picture: SUBMITTED

Major General Sir William Cubitt has taken over as chairman of the Country Land and Business Association’s (CLA) Norfolk branch.

Great Witchingham hall, Bernard Matthews' headquarters.  Photo: Bill Smith

Embattled poultry producer Bernard Matthews is showing signs of recovery after significantly narrowing its losses.

David Dimbleby  Photo:  Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

The five leaders not in government will debate each other on the BBC

The Light Dragoons taking part in the parade through Dereham

Around 4,000 people have lined the streets of Dereham to give the Light Dragoons a spectacular send off today.

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Hadley & Ottaway Removals and Storage for EDP Business - From left, director Chris Howlett, director Paul Corbett and MD David Galer in the Warehouse on Neaton Business Park in Watton. Picture: Matthew Usher.

The boss of a Norfolk removals firm rocked by the recession has delivered an upbeat verdict on the county’s economy now: prospects are really on the up.

Crime

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Police are investigating how two UKIP election campaign signs were damaged in the Dereham and Fakenham areas.

A woman and her dog were injured in an attack by an American bulldog.

Norfolk police are appealing for information. Picture: James Bass.

Police are appealing for information after an unknown person placed a phone under a toilet door and appeared to take a picture of a female in the cubicle.

Police were called after a woman was assaulted in Norwich. Photo: Steve Adams

Police stopped a driver who was clocked travelling faster than 110mph on the A47 in Norfolk with his wife and two young children in the car.

Witnesses sought after birds shot in Burston

A man has been charged with a string of indecent exposure incidents across mid Norfolk

Health

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
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The nation’s most successful Commonwealth Games sportsman has spoken for the first time about the stroke he suffered just months after he made sporting history.

Around 80 toddlers are admitted to accident and emergency units in hospitals in Norfolk and Waveney each month

Around 80 toddlers are admitted to accident and emergency units at hospitals in Norfolk and Waveney with injuries each month, new figures have revealed.

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EDP Sunday back page. A walk along Cromer beach in the midday sun.
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As new figures reveal the true scale of our ageing population, DAVID POWLES and SABAH MEDDINGS examine the data, and find out what it means for the future of our region

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.

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.

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Education

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A teenager’s bid to make “sign shine” has taken a step forward with sign language classes under way at a Norfolk high school.

Sewell Park College. Picture: Denise Bradley

The closures of a high school sixth form and a village primary have moved closer with the announcement of a formal consultation.

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Reepham Primary School. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Reepham Primary School has been praised by Ofsted for its progress, less than four months after it was told it must improve.

About 35 people went to a National Union of Teachers meeting on the future of small schools in Norfolk

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

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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.

Business

Friday, April 17, 2015

Embattled poultry producer Bernard Matthews is showing signs of recovery after significantly narrowing its losses.

Hadley & Ottaway Removals and Storage for EDP Business - From left, director Chris Howlett, director Paul Corbett and MD David Galer in the Warehouse on Neaton Business Park in Watton. Picture: Matthew Usher.

The boss of a Norfolk removals firm rocked by the recession has delivered an upbeat verdict on the county’s economy now: prospects are really on the up.

The former Cemex site in Dereham. Picture: Ian Burt

Dereham’s traffic problems came under the spotlight as councillors approved plans for a new supermarket.

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Keith Carter is retiring, from Carter's Coaches aged 86. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A lifetime’s work has seen Keith Carter behind the steering wheel at his family firm – but at the age of 86, the grandfather has decided it is time to give up the driver’s seat and pass the company to the next generation.

New Dereham Mayor Tim Birt. Picture: Matthew Usher.

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

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Yesterday, 22:26
File photo dated 06/05/10 of the polling station at Market Hall in Swadlincote, Derbyshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday March 22, 2015. It may be a plain black box but it holds the nation's future. And it symbolises a key principle of our democracy - that the vote should be secret. Other nations, including some in the third world, have introduced new technology to their democratic systems in the form of voting machines. But, despite some trials in contests for councils and devolved assemblies, the mechanics of Britain's General Election polling system is little changed from more than 140 years ago when the secret ballot came in. The price of sticking to tradition is that while other states know who has won the election within minutes of close of poll, we sometimes have to wait until well into the next day - or later. Ballot boxes were introduced in 1872, five years after the second

Food banks, immigration, foreign aid and the health service were all discussed at a hustings in Dereham.

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Sunday, April 19, 2015

Firefighters were called out to reports of a plant pot on fire at a town centre car park.

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Friday, April 17, 2015
Viscount Coke (left), vice chairman, and Sir William Cubitt, chairman, of the Norfolk branch of the Country Land and Business Association (CLA). Picture: SUBMITTED

Major General Sir William Cubitt has taken over as chairman of the Country Land and Business Association’s (CLA) Norfolk branch.

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Friday, April 17, 2015
Great Witchingham hall, Bernard Matthews' headquarters.  Photo: Bill Smith

Embattled poultry producer Bernard Matthews is showing signs of recovery after significantly narrowing its losses.

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Thursday, April 16, 2015
David Dimbleby  Photo:  Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

The five leaders not in government will debate each other on the BBC

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Yesterday, 22:26
File photo dated 06/05/10 of the polling station at Market Hall in Swadlincote, Derbyshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday March 22, 2015. It may be a plain black box but it holds the nation's future. And it symbolises a key principle of our democracy - that the vote should be secret. Other nations, including some in the third world, have introduced new technology to their democratic systems in the form of voting machines. But, despite some trials in contests for councils and devolved assemblies, the mechanics of Britain's General Election polling system is little changed from more than 140 years ago when the secret ballot came in. The price of sticking to tradition is that while other states know who has won the election within minutes of close of poll, we sometimes have to wait until well into the next day - or later. Ballot boxes were introduced in 1872, five years after the second

Food banks, immigration, foreign aid and the health service were all discussed at a hustings in Dereham.

Read more
Sunday, April 19, 2015

Firefighters were called out to reports of a plant pot on fire at a town centre car park.

Read more
Friday, April 17, 2015
Viscount Coke (left), vice chairman, and Sir William Cubitt, chairman, of the Norfolk branch of the Country Land and Business Association (CLA). Picture: SUBMITTED

Major General Sir William Cubitt has taken over as chairman of the Country Land and Business Association’s (CLA) Norfolk branch.

Read more
Friday, April 17, 2015
Great Witchingham hall, Bernard Matthews' headquarters.  Photo: Bill Smith

Embattled poultry producer Bernard Matthews is showing signs of recovery after significantly narrowing its losses.

Read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015
David Dimbleby  Photo:  Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

The five leaders not in government will debate each other on the BBC

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