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Armed police with sub-machine guns are continuing high visibility patrols across Norfolk over the Bank Holiday weekend - despite a lowering of the UK threat level.

The A47 between Swaffham and King’s Lynn has been reopened after a lorry full of potatoes overturned.

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A teenager has been arrested after allegedly walking around Norwich city centre with a firearm.

Norfolk Police

Sun-worshippers are out in numbers today as East Anglia enjoys one of the hottest days of the year so far.

Over 2,500 cyclists are set to descend on Holkham Hall this Bank Holiday weekend as the estate once again hosts the cycling festival Pedal Norfolk.

Four gardens in Norfolk will be among 400 across the UK to open this Bank Holiday weekend to celebrate 90 years of the National Gardens Scheme.

Drive around Norwich and you will see signs of varying colours in gardens and windows.

George Freeman

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Armed police with sub-machine guns are continuing high visibility patrols across Norfolk over the Bank Holiday weekend - despite a lowering of the UK threat level.

A teenager has been arrested after allegedly walking around Norwich city centre with a firearm.

Norfolk Police

A flurry of overdoses in 24 hours has sparked fears that an unusually-potent batch of heroin is being pushed on Norfolk’s streets.

As armed officers are deployed across the county in response to the increased threat level, the message from Norfolk’s chief is: “Talk to us”.

Lorne Green

Norfolk police have stationed armed police in Norwich and Great Yarmouth as part of a county-wide operation to reassure the public following the Manchester terror attack.

Health

Fri, 15:15

A flurry of overdoses in 24 hours has sparked fears that an unusually-potent batch of heroin is being pushed on Norfolk’s streets.

Deputy Lieutenant of Norfolk Philip Curl has officially opened a new group working to tackle loneliness and isolation in Dereham.

Campaigners fighting to save a highly-valued Fakenham care home have dismissed concerns the unit is set to close.

It is an issue which is dominating the election agenda, taking a close second place only to Brexit in polls on the most important issue to voters.

Theresa May

The region’s ambulance trust has launched a women’s special interest group in a unique style, with two of its female staff pulling off a feat of strength and determination in an ambulance pull challenge.

NHS

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Education

Wed, 11:25

A primary school has taken part in a sponsored walk to raise money for the refurbishment of their school library.

Proceeds from an art exhibition will be turned into books for a school library.

School children in Toftwood have been learning how to stay safe and happy and to speak out if they have any worries.

Toftwood

Important decisions on education in Norfolk could be made “without real world perspective” - it has been claimed.

Toftwood Infant School

Charging schools which expel students could worsen an alarming rise in expulsion rates in Norfolk and have a damaging impact on children’s welfare, a principal has warned.

Norfolk County Council

Business

Tue, 19:55
European Union

A tenfold increase in home deliveries has prompted a Norfolk haulier to instil a stronger customer service ethos in its drivers.

The closure dates for the East Anglian branches of Norwich and Peterborough Building Society have been confirmed.

Peterborough

The closure dates for the East Anglian branches of Norwich and Peterborough Building Society have been confirmed.

Peterborough

Doubts have been cast over the future of two key routes from Norwich airport, after they were omitted from an airline’s winter schedule.

The former owners of Bernard Matthews have hit back at suggestions they profited at the expense of pensioners, claiming that reluctant customers scuppered a better deal to save the turkey producer.

Bernard Matthews

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Armed police with sub-machine guns are continuing high visibility patrols across Norfolk over the Bank Holiday weekend - despite a lowering of the UK threat level.

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United Kingdom
Yesterday, 13:52

The A47 between Swaffham and King’s Lynn has been reopened after a lorry full of potatoes overturned.

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United Kingdom
Yesterday, 16:05

A teenager has been arrested after allegedly walking around Norwich city centre with a firearm.

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Norfolk Police
Yesterday, 15:32

Sun-worshippers are out in numbers today as East Anglia enjoys one of the hottest days of the year so far.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:43

Over 2,500 cyclists are set to descend on Holkham Hall this Bank Holiday weekend as the estate once again hosts the cycling festival Pedal Norfolk.

Read more

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Armed police with sub-machine guns are continuing high visibility patrols across Norfolk over the Bank Holiday weekend - despite a lowering of the UK threat level.

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United Kingdom
Yesterday, 13:52

The A47 between Swaffham and King’s Lynn has been reopened after a lorry full of potatoes overturned.

Read more
United Kingdom
Yesterday, 16:05

A teenager has been arrested after allegedly walking around Norwich city centre with a firearm.

Read more
Norfolk Police
Yesterday, 15:32

Sun-worshippers are out in numbers today as East Anglia enjoys one of the hottest days of the year so far.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:43

Over 2,500 cyclists are set to descend on Holkham Hall this Bank Holiday weekend as the estate once again hosts the cycling festival Pedal Norfolk.

Read more

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