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Kevin Foley, franchise owner at the Brundall A47 McDonalds. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Three McDonald’s restaurants in Norfolk are to introduce table service for their customers.

A water main in Beetley burst. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A school has closed and 1000 properties have been affected by a burst water main in Beetley, near Dereham, today.

Dereham
The EACH Ride For Life at Santon Downham 2014.

A children’s charity has made a plea for support after it revealed the number of entrants for one of its key fundraisers is down on previous years.

Thetford
Housing in Norwich's Silver Triangle.

Explore our interactive map to find out how much homes are selling for on your street.

Norfolk
Scrumpy the pony was stolen from his field in Reepham. Picture: Supplied

A family is appealing for help in finding their much-loved pony who was taken from his field near Reepham.

Reepham
A visit Dereham leaflet has been produced for the first time. Pictured are (from left) Charlie Robertson, Sheila Goldsmith, Rev Dominique Turnham, Hilary Bushell, Ken Hawkins and Sue Walker White. Picture: Ian Burt

A group of attractions is trying to put Dereham on the tourism map and has started by producing a brochure to show what the heart of Norfolk has to offer.

Sue Walker White
The plan to split Dereham Sixth Form College provoked protests from students. Picture: Ian Burt

An unprecedented warning notice targeting a high school over plans to set up its own sixth form remains in place, despite its governors putting their case directly to council bosses.

Dereham Sixth Form College

Crime

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Reepham
Scrumpy the pony was stolen from his field in Reepham. Picture: Supplied

A family is appealing for help in finding their much-loved pony who was taken from his field near Reepham.

The Dereham 1st Scouts hall which is also home to the London Road Pre-School. Picture: Ian Burt

Vandals have caused more damage to the scout hall in Dereham just weeks after leaders were left counting the cost of a break-in.

Norfolk Police
Norfolk Police

Six people are vying to be the next police and crime commissioner for Norfolk and will be pitched against each other in the last full week of campaigning, before elections on Thursday May 5.

Norfolk police
Generic image of a police car belonging to the Norfolk Constabulary.
Picture: James Bass

Police are investigating an altercation between a man and woman which happened in Toftwood, Dereham, on Sunday.

Dereham
The King's Head in Dereham. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Police drew a taser gun when they arrested a man at a hotel car park in Dereham following reports that someone had been stabbed.

Norfolk Police

Health

Monday, March 7, 2016
The Merge Bar and Restaurant, Dereham Road, Norwich, was one of the establishments which received the lowest possible score in the food hygiene ratings. Picture: Denise Bradley

Explore our interactive map to find out the latest food hygiene ratings for Norfolk’s restaurants, cafés and takeaways which have been inspected in the last six months.

Education

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Dereham Sixth Form College
The plan to split Dereham Sixth Form College provoked protests from students. Picture: Ian Burt

An unprecedented warning notice targeting a high school over plans to set up its own sixth form remains in place, despite its governors putting their case directly to council bosses.

Neatherd High School, Dereham. Picture: Ian Burt

The head of Neathered High School has rejected claims his position is untenable after Norfolk County Council issued an unprecedented warning notice that could stop controversial plans to set up its own sixth form.

Peter Devonish
Peter Devonish, headteacher of Dereham Neatherd High School

The head of a Dereham high school is taking legal advice after Norfolk County Council issued it with a warning notice in a bid to stop it setting up its own sixth form.

Gordon Boyd
The plan to split Dereham Sixth Form College provoked protests from students. Picture: Ian Burt

A Dereham high school is planning to go ahead with plans to set up its own sixth form, despite receiving a warning notice from Norfolk County Council that aims to stop it.

Gordon Boyd
The plan to split Dereham Sixth Form College provoked protests from students. Picture: Ian Burt

A controversial plan to split Dereham Sixth Form College could be scuppered after Norfolk County Council said it had issued a formal warning notice to the high school behind it.

James Joyce

Business

Friday, April 15, 2016
Turkey
Bernard Matthews Great Witchingham Hall headquarters. Photo: Steve Adams

Turkey-giant Bernard Matthews has appointed a new chairman, with long-standing chief David Joll taking a non-executive role.

Norfolk Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting with MPs. Keith Simpson MP with host Emma Hutchinson, political correspondant for ITV Anglia.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

The campaigning spirit that secured the dualling of the A11 must be rekindled to make an upgraded A47 a reality, business leaders have been told.

George Freeman

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Yesterday, 12:42
Kevin Foley, franchise owner at the Brundall A47 McDonalds. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Three McDonald’s restaurants in Norfolk are to introduce table service for their customers.

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United Kingdom
Tue, 14:22
A water main in Beetley burst. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A school has closed and 1000 properties have been affected by a burst water main in Beetley, near Dereham, today.

Read more
Dereham
Tue, 12:41
The EACH Ride For Life at Santon Downham 2014.

A children’s charity has made a plea for support after it revealed the number of entrants for one of its key fundraisers is down on previous years.

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Thetford
Tue, 11:59
Housing in Norwich's Silver Triangle.

Explore our interactive map to find out how much homes are selling for on your street.

Read more
Norfolk
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Scrumpy the pony was stolen from his field in Reepham. Picture: Supplied

A family is appealing for help in finding their much-loved pony who was taken from his field near Reepham.

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Reepham

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Yesterday, 12:42
Kevin Foley, franchise owner at the Brundall A47 McDonalds. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Three McDonald’s restaurants in Norfolk are to introduce table service for their customers.

Read more
United Kingdom
Tue, 14:22
A water main in Beetley burst. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A school has closed and 1000 properties have been affected by a burst water main in Beetley, near Dereham, today.

Read more
Dereham
Tue, 12:41
The EACH Ride For Life at Santon Downham 2014.

A children’s charity has made a plea for support after it revealed the number of entrants for one of its key fundraisers is down on previous years.

Read more
Thetford
Tue, 11:59
Housing in Norwich's Silver Triangle.

Explore our interactive map to find out how much homes are selling for on your street.

Read more
Norfolk
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Scrumpy the pony was stolen from his field in Reepham. Picture: Supplied

A family is appealing for help in finding their much-loved pony who was taken from his field near Reepham.

Read more
Reepham

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