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Yesterday, 16:10

A sleep study conducted on little Phyllisity Ramm showed a shocking 88 episodes of not breathing in just one night, her parents have revealed.

Andrew Scottow is trebling the reward for information about the crash. Photo: Bill Smith

Andrew Scottow is so tormented by the fatal crash which left him in intensive care that he has tripled his reward to £30,000 to catch the erratic driver who caused the smash.

An artist's impression of how the village hall will look when it is completed.

A new village hall which has been planned for more than seven years is on course to open near Dereham in January.

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.

The Francis Wain shop in Dereham.

The shop has been a popular feature of the Dereham landscape for over 50 years but on Saturday the doors will close for the last time in the town for Francis Wain Jewellers.

The roof of Bishop Bonner's Cottage in Dereham is being rethatched. Picture: Ian Burt

It is Dereham’s oldest surviving domestic building which dates back to 1502.

Breckland Council. Picture: Ian Burt

The people of Breckland are being asked to have their say on how their area will grow over the next 22 years.

Crime

Yesterday, 11:32

Andrew Scottow is so tormented by the fatal crash which left him in intensive care that he has tripled his reward to £30,000 to catch the erratic driver who caused the smash.

Police have closed Reepham Road.

Police are investigating reports that a young girl was approached by two teenage boys.

Norfolk Constabulary vehicle.

Children as young as 14 are being caught drinking and driving in East Anglia, police records show.

Former Stody Estate gamekeeper Allen Lambert arriving at King's Lynn Magistrates for a previous hearing. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A retired gamekeeper who had a “poisoner’s kit” in an outbuilding has been found guilty of killing 11 birds of prey on a game shooting estate in Norfolk.

Police have been called to a crash in Mundford.

Two men have been arrested in connection with a spate of exposures in the Breckland area.

Health

Yesterday, 16:10

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.

The cost of

The cost of patients missing appointments at Norfolk’s three main hospitals soared to an estimated £10m last year, according to new figures.

Baby Phyllisty Ramm from Dereham, needs a CPAP machine to help her breath while she sleeps, but the NHS wont fund pay the £755 for the machine. With her is mum Kylie Ramm. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Hopes are high that a little girl who suffers from sleep apnoea and stops breathing up to 20 times a night will finally be able to have a restful slumber as medics trial their latest answer to her condition.

The store cupboard where Ian Semmons was treated at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

A Norfolk man has called on hospital bosses to stop the practice of treating patients in storerooms after he spent nine hours in a cramped area used for storage at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

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Education

Tue, 13:18

A monitoring inspection by Ofsted at Thomas Bullock Primary School in Shipdham has identified that it is taking effective action to tackle areas of concern but it still requires improvement.

Mattishall pre-school has had a successful first half term after reopening in September eight months after it was closed when the roof fell in

A pre-school that was forced to suddenly close after its roof caved in during a rain storm, is celebrating its first half term back in business.

Glyn Hambling is the new headteacher at Northgate High school, Dereham. Picture: Ian Burt

The headteacher of one of the areas newest academies has said “exciting times” are ahead for the school.

More than 100 pupils were absent from classrooms after a sickness bug swept through a market town school.

Music performer J-Sol and Hussain, were at Northgate High School, Dereham, to promote both music and an anti-cyberbullying message. Picture: Ian Burt

Pupils were given a lesson on cyberbullying by an upcoming pop star and entertainer.

Business

Yesterday, 06:30

A £2m plan to transform Palmers department store in Dereham and a neighbouring eyesore into an upmarket supermarket and clothing shop has been confirmed.

Owners Peter and Judy Underwood at Bawdeswell Garden Centre. Picture: Ian Burt

A garden centre has expanded with a £60,000 investment in its restaurant, creating new job opportunities and extending the food business outside into a floral showpiece area.

Solo venture hits milestone

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Kate Duffield set up Pink Lizard Promotions. Picture: Ian Burt

A Dereham woman who went from working with thousands of people to setting up shop on her own is set to mark the first year of her business.

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Yesterday, 16:10
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.

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Yesterday, 11:32
Andrew Scottow is trebling the reward for information about the crash. Photo: Bill Smith

Andrew Scottow is so tormented by the fatal crash which left him in intensive care that he has tripled his reward to £30,000 to catch the erratic driver who caused the smash.

Read more
Yesterday, 06:30
An artist's impression of how the village hall will look when it is completed.

A new village hall which has been planned for more than seven years is on course to open near Dereham in January.

Read more
Yesterday, 06:30
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.

Read more
Thu, 06:39
The Francis Wain shop in Dereham.

The shop has been a popular feature of the Dereham landscape for over 50 years but on Saturday the doors will close for the last time in the town for Francis Wain Jewellers.

Read more

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Yesterday, 16:10
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.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:32
Andrew Scottow is trebling the reward for information about the crash. Photo: Bill Smith

Andrew Scottow is so tormented by the fatal crash which left him in intensive care that he has tripled his reward to £30,000 to catch the erratic driver who caused the smash.

Read more
Yesterday, 06:30
An artist's impression of how the village hall will look when it is completed.

A new village hall which has been planned for more than seven years is on course to open near Dereham in January.

Read more
Yesterday, 06:30
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.

Read more
Thu, 06:39
The Francis Wain shop in Dereham.

The shop has been a popular feature of the Dereham landscape for over 50 years but on Saturday the doors will close for the last time in the town for Francis Wain Jewellers.

Read more

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