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06:42

Communities across East Anglia will today begin a massive clear-up after Storm Doris caused chaos across the region.

Young people are set to be given a leading role in developing youth services throughout Norfolk.

Norfolk County Council

The owner of a Harris hawk is mounting a night-time search for her missing bird after Storm Doris blew the roof off his aviary.

Strong winds have blown over more than 230 trees in Norfolk this afternoon as Storm Doris sweeps across the region.

Norfolk County Council

About 25,000 homes across East Anglia remain without power overnight due to Storm Doris - and some may not be restored until Friday afternoon,

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Residents had a lucky escape after a tree was blown over next to a house in north Norfolk as Storm Doris struck.

Sixth Form College

An extra £100,000 has been given to three Norfolk councils to help ongoing work with hundreds of domestic abuse victims over the next two years.

Gordon Bambridge

Crime

Wed, 16:30
Lorne Green

More than 100 suspected drug dealers have been arrested by police in Norfolk as the drive to rid our county of heroin and cocaine gathers pace.

Police were called to Dereham town centre today following a call out to an alarm activation.

Norfolk police

Police are appealing for help to trace a man who is wanted after failing to appear at court.

A community remains in shock as a police investigation continues following the arrest of a man on suspicion of making threats to kill with a firearm.

Lynda Turner

A man armed with a firearm has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill in an incident in a village near Dereham.

Police, including armed units, were called to an address in Watton Road, Shipdham shortly after 9.40am on Friday following reports a man had made verbal threats to another man.

Wymondham Police Investigation Centre

Health

Tue, 14:48
NHS

Improving treatment for men and teaching medics to identify people at chronic risk of suicide are among steps set to be rolled out to reduce the number of people who kill themselves.

Patients and staff are being taught how to quit smoking at a residential hospital for people with learning disabilities.

A college principal has issued a desperate call for school leaders to tackle mental health problems - as he revealed a 156pc rise in referrals in just one year.

NHS

A 13-year-old girl was the youngest to have an abortion at one of the county’s busiest hospitals last year, we can reveal.

An new initiative to bring together services in a bid to tackle the fight against age-related conditions such as Dementia, has been launched today in Swaffham.

Norfolk County Council

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Education

Wed, 15:14
New York

Gangsters are set to take centre stage at a Dereham school this week.

Pupils from a Norfolk school have been awarded for their efforts in designing an interactive toy inspired by animals.

Reepham High School

All aboard for a journey into your imagination.

Dereham

A college principal has issued a desperate call for school leaders to tackle mental health problems - as he revealed a 156pc rise in referrals in just one year.

NHS

Children are thriving at a pre-school in Bawdeswell according to Ofsted inspectors.

Business

Tue, 15:56
Dereham

Public speaking expert Colin McLean of Presentation Works will be the guest speaker at the next 360 Ladies that Lunch networking group on March 9 in Dereham.

An organisation which works to promote local business in Fakenham and the surrounding area will fold next month unless new volunteers come forward to run it.

A building society revealed it has no plans to sign up to a government scheme to help customers switch their current accounts - despite proposals to close them.

Norwich

The region’s local enterprise partnership has been awarded an additional £69m from government to improve infrastructure and skills, and support small businesses and innovation.

United Kingdom

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06:42

Communities across East Anglia will today begin a massive clear-up after Storm Doris caused chaos across the region.

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Young people are set to be given a leading role in developing youth services throughout Norfolk.

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Norfolk County Council
Yesterday, 19:36

The owner of a Harris hawk is mounting a night-time search for her missing bird after Storm Doris blew the roof off his aviary.

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Yesterday, 18:24

Strong winds have blown over more than 230 trees in Norfolk this afternoon as Storm Doris sweeps across the region.

Read more
Norfolk County Council
Yesterday, 22:37

About 25,000 homes across East Anglia remain without power overnight due to Storm Doris - and some may not be restored until Friday afternoon,

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

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06:42

Communities across East Anglia will today begin a massive clear-up after Storm Doris caused chaos across the region.

Read more
06:00

Young people are set to be given a leading role in developing youth services throughout Norfolk.

Read more
Norfolk County Council
Yesterday, 19:36

The owner of a Harris hawk is mounting a night-time search for her missing bird after Storm Doris blew the roof off his aviary.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:24

Strong winds have blown over more than 230 trees in Norfolk this afternoon as Storm Doris sweeps across the region.

Read more
Norfolk County Council
Yesterday, 22:37

About 25,000 homes across East Anglia remain without power overnight due to Storm Doris - and some may not be restored until Friday afternoon,

Read more
Queen Elizabeth Hospital

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