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Detectives from Norfolk Constabulary’s Tactical Crime Unit have today charged three men in connection with an investigation into the discovery of a cannabis farm near Dereham.

Youngsters at Great Dunham Primary School, near Dereham, learned Bollywood dance moves with Tina Vallance, of Jaya Dance

A dash of colour was brought to a village school when PE lessons took an Indian twist.

Dereham Mayor Tim Birt. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A mayor has voiced fears his town could be treated as “third or fourth fiddle” in district council plans.

The re-formed Lyng Football team. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Two years ago Lyng United Football Club had to face the hard truth, like many grass roots teams, that it had become too difficult to name 11 players for the weekend game.

RTA Wine Rack on Station Roa in Great Ryburgh. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A factory near Fakenham, claimed to be the largest producer of wine racks in Europe, has been saved after its parent company went into administration.

Lakeside Country Club, Lyng. Photo: Steve Adams

Plans to build nine holiday lodges at Lakeside Country Club in Lyng looks set to be approved despite concerns about piecemeal development at the site which led a case officer to suggest Breckland Council needs to “get a grip” on its planning control.

Raise The School Flag at; St Mary's Community Primary school in Beetley; Photo: Jerry Daws; 01603 772434; edp , en

A primary school which once had six headteachers within six years is on the road to recovery from its turbulent past, government inspectors have found.

Crime

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Detectives from Norfolk Constabulary’s Tactical Crime Unit have today charged three men in connection with an investigation into the discovery of a cannabis farm near Dereham.

Burglars stole money from a Dereham home.

Rev James Nash and PC Kirsty Grand at Harpley after the church was targeted. Picture: Ian Burt

We’re offering a £1,000 reward for information leading to anyone being convicted of a roof raid.

Police outside flats in Suffolk Place where gunshots were fired. Picture: Ian Burt

A 27-year-old man appeared at Norwich Magistrates’ Court this morning after an alleged shotgun incident in Dereham.

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.

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

A dash of colour was brought to a village school when PE lessons took an Indian twist.

Raise The School Flag at; St Mary's Community Primary school in Beetley; Photo: Jerry Daws; 01603 772434; edp , en

A primary school which once had six headteachers within six years is on the road to recovery from its turbulent past, government inspectors have found.

Litcham school pupils are heading to the USA after winning a national quiz competition. Pictured (from left) Madeleine Ridout, Sam Barker, Eleanor Hebden and Amelia Platt. Picture: Ian Burt

Like many literary tales this one starts out with our heroes not quite knowing what is in store for them and ending up with the world at their feet.

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.

Barnham Broom Primary School. Photo: Denise Bradley

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

Business

06:30

A factory near Fakenham, claimed to be the largest producer of wine racks in Europe, has been saved after its parent company went into administration.

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.

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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Norfolk Police have charged three men in connection with drug ofences.

Detectives from Norfolk Constabulary’s Tactical Crime Unit have today charged three men in connection with an investigation into the discovery of a cannabis farm near Dereham.

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Youngsters at Great Dunham Primary School, near Dereham, learned Bollywood dance moves with Tina Vallance, of Jaya Dance

A dash of colour was brought to a village school when PE lessons took an Indian twist.

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Dereham Mayor Tim Birt. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A mayor has voiced fears his town could be treated as “third or fourth fiddle” in district council plans.

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The re-formed Lyng Football team. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Two years ago Lyng United Football Club had to face the hard truth, like many grass roots teams, that it had become too difficult to name 11 players for the weekend game.

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RTA Wine Rack on Station Roa in Great Ryburgh. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A factory near Fakenham, claimed to be the largest producer of wine racks in Europe, has been saved after its parent company went into administration.

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Norfolk Police have charged three men in connection with drug ofences.

Detectives from Norfolk Constabulary’s Tactical Crime Unit have today charged three men in connection with an investigation into the discovery of a cannabis farm near Dereham.

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Youngsters at Great Dunham Primary School, near Dereham, learned Bollywood dance moves with Tina Vallance, of Jaya Dance

A dash of colour was brought to a village school when PE lessons took an Indian twist.

Read more
Dereham Mayor Tim Birt. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A mayor has voiced fears his town could be treated as “third or fourth fiddle” in district council plans.

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The re-formed Lyng Football team. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Two years ago Lyng United Football Club had to face the hard truth, like many grass roots teams, that it had become too difficult to name 11 players for the weekend game.

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RTA Wine Rack on Station Roa in Great Ryburgh. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A factory near Fakenham, claimed to be the largest producer of wine racks in Europe, has been saved after its parent company went into administration.

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