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Yesterday, 13:38

Onlookers marvelled as they got a got a rare glimpse of one of the country’s most historic steam engines passing through the county.

A programme filled with fun activities will help keep you children occupied during the East half-term.

Breckland Council

Youngsters from four schools got a taste of what it is like to work at a district council as they took charge for the day.

Nicholas Hamond Academy

From Take That playing two dates at Norwich City Football Club to Tom Jones performing at Holkham Hall in north Norfolk - our region looks set to enjoy a great summer of outdoor music this year and a major profile boost on the national stage.

BBC Radio

Alien Ant Invasion could be the title of a 1950s B-movie. But there is nothing fictional about the army of tiny insects that are on the brink of crossing the border into Norfolk.

The whole vast spectrum of people who live, work or even go to school in Dereham need to contribute to the town’s vision for its future development, said MP George Freeman at a ‘summit’ this evening.

Thousands of people across East Anglia have donned a red nose today to raise money for Comic Relief.

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Crime

Fri, 13:15
North Walsham

A resident in Reepham was puzzled when she spotted a white transit van parked on the driveway on Thursday.

The terror attack on Westminster might demonstrate the worst in human nature but it has prompted random acts of kindness which show people at their very best.

Norfolk police

Religious leaders in Norfolk have united in condemnation of the suspected terror attack at Westminster.

West Norfolk

Policing plans in Norfolk and Suffolk are being reviewed following the suspected terror attack at Westminster.

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Officers from Norfolk Constabulary have been left “shocked and saddened” by the death of Pc Keith Palmer who was killed in a suspected terror attack in Westminster.

London

Health

Saturday, March 18, 2017
England Ambulance Service

A group of dedicated paramedics are hoping a new volunteering scheme could be the difference between life and death for people who suffer life-threatening health emergencies.

Carers in Dereham have been given a better understanding of the effects of autism thanks to an innovative new simulation launched in the UK.

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A new dementia support group is starting up in Mattishall next week to offer friendship, advice and support to those living with the condition and their carers.

She may be 70 years old and has an extreme fear of heights - yet that is not stopping pensioner Jenny Holland from taking her fundraising challenge to new levels.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

A charity is warning of a rising number of children referred to its sleep service.

BBC

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Education

Fri, 10:08
Sixth Form College

Students from Dereham Sixth Form College have been the first to give feedback in the latest round of consultations for the Norfolk Vanguard wind farm.

A library mentoring project teaching more than 750 Norfolk residents to read can go ahead after receiving a funding boost of almost £100,000.

Heads of hundreds of the county’s primary and secondary schools have warned of an “imminent” crisis, in hard-hitting letters sent to parents and carers. Here is the letter in full:

United Kingdom

’Decisions on school spending will no longer be driven by what is best for our children but rather what we can afford’.

Department for Education

Children at Mattishall Primary School will be able to cook with confidence again after they were given two new ovens for the food technology room.

Business

United Kingdom

Businesses across Norfolk and Suffolk are among those poised to lose out on £4.67m after a potato supplier went under.

A fourth generation family butcher will be offering its meats at a historic abbey on the North Norfolk coast.

An increase in the amount of National Insurance paid by self-employed workers has been greeted with anger by many – with accusations the government has gone back on a manifesto pledge.

George Freeman

Thousands of teenagers have a fresh insight into the variety of jobs and training on offer in Norfolk after a major careers festival.

Norwich

Questions have been raised about a “potential conflict of interests” between Bernard Matthews administrator Deloitte and the entrepreneur who snapped up the Turkey giant in a pre-pack administration.

UN Court

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Yesterday, 13:38

Onlookers marvelled as they got a got a rare glimpse of one of the country’s most historic steam engines passing through the county.

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Yesterday, 11:39

A programme filled with fun activities will help keep you children occupied during the East half-term.

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Breckland Council
Yesterday, 10:00

Youngsters from four schools got a taste of what it is like to work at a district council as they took charge for the day.

Read more
Nicholas Hamond Academy

From Take That playing two dates at Norwich City Football Club to Tom Jones performing at Holkham Hall in north Norfolk - our region looks set to enjoy a great summer of outdoor music this year and a major profile boost on the national stage.

Read more
BBC Radio
Yesterday, 08:00

Alien Ant Invasion could be the title of a 1950s B-movie. But there is nothing fictional about the army of tiny insects that are on the brink of crossing the border into Norfolk.

Read more

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Yesterday, 13:38

Onlookers marvelled as they got a got a rare glimpse of one of the country’s most historic steam engines passing through the county.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:39

A programme filled with fun activities will help keep you children occupied during the East half-term.

Read more
Breckland Council
Yesterday, 10:00

Youngsters from four schools got a taste of what it is like to work at a district council as they took charge for the day.

Read more
Nicholas Hamond Academy

From Take That playing two dates at Norwich City Football Club to Tom Jones performing at Holkham Hall in north Norfolk - our region looks set to enjoy a great summer of outdoor music this year and a major profile boost on the national stage.

Read more
BBC Radio
Yesterday, 08:00

Alien Ant Invasion could be the title of a 1950s B-movie. But there is nothing fictional about the army of tiny insects that are on the brink of crossing the border into Norfolk.

Read more

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