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Yesterday, 09:40

When motorcyclist Jason Mawe was run over by a 30-tonne lorry, his life and future were left in the balance.

The road closure at Crown Road in Dereham after a man was hit by a car.

A “top” student who was hit by a car outside his school is on the mend, his college director has said.

Richard Turner.

A father was killed in a tragic accident after a crane part fell on him, an inquest heard.

Residents of Mattishall protest against the 90 new houses proposed to be built on the edge of the village. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A campaign against a large-scale housing plan in Mattishall has stepped up a gear after a developer submitted its plans.

Dereham Mayor Tim Birt. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A town mayor is calling for an examination of policy over unauthorised traveller encampments after a group settled on the town’s recreation area.

Bawdeswell Garden Centre charity weekend

Two life-saving charities will benefit from a special weekend event being held at one of the region’s largest garden centres.

Robert Murat in Praia Da Luz, Portugal, 2007. Photo: Steve Parsons/PA Wire.

Former Norfolk car salesman Robert Murat is set to be re-interviewed by detectives investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, it has been reported.

Crime

Wed, 15:18

Former Norfolk car salesman Robert Murat is set to be re-interviewed by detectives investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, it has been reported.

Thousands of pounds were stolen from a Dereham home.

Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

Burglaries in Attleborough, Dereham and Shipdham are being linked by police.

Norfolk Police are appealing for information about an assault in Dereham.

A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an assault in Dereham.

Chief inspector Chris Spinks' road police team will be carrying out roadside checks in Norfolk and Suffolk in a bid to reduce crashes as the nights get darker.Photo: Bill Smith

Police will be carrying out roadside checks in Norfolk and Suffolk in a bid to reduce crashes as the nights get darker.

Health

Monday, November 3, 2014

Turning around the performance of the region’s ambulance service could take two years, according to health chiefs who admit there are not enough staff to deal with increasing numbers of 999 calls.

Students from Great Yarmouth College join Macmillan's Charlotte Darlow (centre) to launch student art exhibition being held at The Forum.

Norfolk sixth form art students are joining forces to raise awareness of Macmillan Cancer Support with a new exhibition.

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital car park from the air. Photo: Mike Page

A health minister has urged NHS chiefs to ensure regular visitors are exempt from car parking fees after it emerged that Norfolk’s three main hospitals made more than £3m profit from charges last year.

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.

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.

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Education

Monday, October 27, 2014

A school is celebrating after its latest Ofsted inspection saw it graded good.

Thomas Bullock Primary School, Shipdham. Picture: Ian Burt

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.

Business

Friday, October 24, 2014

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

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Yesterday, 09:40
Jason Mawe from Reepham, who survived after going under a 30 tonne lorry. Picture: Matthew Usher.

When motorcyclist Jason Mawe was run over by a 30-tonne lorry, his life and future were left in the balance.

Read more
Thu, 06:35
The road closure at Crown Road in Dereham after a man was hit by a car.

A “top” student who was hit by a car outside his school is on the mend, his college director has said.

Read more
Thu, 06:30
Richard Turner.

A father was killed in a tragic accident after a crane part fell on him, an inquest heard.

Read more
Thu, 06:07
Residents of Mattishall protest against the 90 new houses proposed to be built on the edge of the village. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A campaign against a large-scale housing plan in Mattishall has stepped up a gear after a developer submitted its plans.

Read more
Wed, 18:14
Dereham Mayor Tim Birt. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A town mayor is calling for an examination of policy over unauthorised traveller encampments after a group settled on the town’s recreation area.

Read more

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Yesterday, 09:40
Jason Mawe from Reepham, who survived after going under a 30 tonne lorry. Picture: Matthew Usher.

When motorcyclist Jason Mawe was run over by a 30-tonne lorry, his life and future were left in the balance.

Read more
Thu, 06:35
The road closure at Crown Road in Dereham after a man was hit by a car.

A “top” student who was hit by a car outside his school is on the mend, his college director has said.

Read more
Thu, 06:30
Richard Turner.

A father was killed in a tragic accident after a crane part fell on him, an inquest heard.

Read more
Thu, 06:07
Residents of Mattishall protest against the 90 new houses proposed to be built on the edge of the village. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A campaign against a large-scale housing plan in Mattishall has stepped up a gear after a developer submitted its plans.

Read more
Wed, 18:14
Dereham Mayor Tim Birt. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A town mayor is calling for an examination of policy over unauthorised traveller encampments after a group settled on the town’s recreation area.

Read more

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