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Yesterday, 13:16
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The Welsh cavalry are on their way to Norfolk after bidding an emotional farewell to Germany, the country which has been their home for much of the last 15 years.

Girl, a female poodle-schnauzer, which was stolen from Rainbow Meadow Horse Sanctuary in Foulsham.

A one-year-old dog who had been saved after she was dumped on her owner’s doorstep has been stolen during a burglary at a Norfolk horse sanctuary.

Bishop Bonner's Cottage Museum reopens after renovation work including the re-thatching of the roof. Sue Walker White shows Dereham Deputy Mayor Phillip Duigan around the museum

Dereham’s historic museum has opened to the public with a fascinating display marking 100 years since the Zeppelin raid on the town which killed six people - the greatest loss of life by enemy action in Norfolk during the First World War.

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Alex and Lauren Jarvis with their baby Elsie. Picture: Ian Burt

Little Elsie Grace Jarvis’ birth just four hours after City gained promotion capped a perfect day for her Canary-mad family from Dereham.

A woman in her 60s was injured after a crash between a bus and a car near Dereham this morning.

Mark Monk of Monk Plant Hire. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A Norfolk plant hire business and its director have been fined for storing up to 37 times more waste than permitted.

Norwich Crown Court

A Dereham woman has been charged with a driving offence after an illegal rave in Lincolnshire.

Crime

Yesterday, 12:32

A one-year-old dog who had been saved after she was dumped on her owner’s doorstep has been stolen during a burglary at a Norfolk horse sanctuary.

A Dereham woman has been charged with a driving offence after an illegal rave in Lincolnshire.

The quadcopter.

Police have released images of an item of lost property in a bid to reunite it with their rightful owner.

Allen Turner

A burglar who attacked an elderly couple in their Norfolk home has today been sentenced to more than seven years in prison, but police are still trying to trace his alleged accomplice in the crime.

Norwich Crown Court
Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass.

Police are warning about a scam letter which is being sent to homes in Norfolk claiming people have won large amounts of money in a lottery.

Health

Saturday, May 2, 2015

A community has to got to grips with how to use a defibrillator after the life-saving device was fitted at their village hall.

Aylsham childminder Juliet Waller who is behind the group Holding Hands with Our Courageous Children, which raises money to provide

Mums who believe laughter is the best medicine have formed a group to fundraise for an entertainer to bring smiles to sick children’s faces.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Commonwealth Games legend Michael Gault. Picture: Ian Burt

The nation’s most successful Commonwealth Games sportsman has spoken for the first time about the stroke he suffered just months after he made sporting history.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Around 80 toddlers are admitted to accident and emergency units in hospitals in Norfolk and Waveney each month

Around 80 toddlers are admitted to accident and emergency units at hospitals in Norfolk and Waveney with injuries each month, new figures have revealed.

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As new figures reveal the true scale of our ageing population, DAVID POWLES and SABAH MEDDINGS examine the data, and find out what it means for the future of our region

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Education

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Reepham High has become the latest Norfolk school to be allowed to sponsor other academies.

Mileham Primary School. Picture: Ian Burt

A hard-fought battle to save one of Norfolk’s smallest schools has come to an end.

Norfolk County Council
Toftwood Junior School has been awarded The Association for Physical Education quality mark. Picture: Ian Burt

If there was ever any doubt that competitive sport was good for schoolchildren then Toftwood Junior School has the proof that it works for all abilities.

Litcham School headteachers (L) Jim Adams and Dave Simington. Picture: Ian Burt

The headteacher of a mid-Norfolk school has announced his resignation to take up another post, less than two years after he took up the position.

Pupils at Yaxham Primary School enjoy their new garden and play area at the school. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Playtime should always be fun time when you are at school and now children at Yaxham Primary can enjoy their outdoor space even more after it was given a complete revamp.

Business

Friday, May 8, 2015

The views of Dereham businesses are wanted as a newly-established group gets off the ground.

Heroes Bar in Dereham. Picture: Matthew Usher.

The future of a Dereham bar is in doubt after a decision was made to revoke its licence.

Norfolk police
Great Witchingham hall, Bernard Matthews' headquarters.  Photo: Bill Smith

Embattled poultry producer Bernard Matthews is showing signs of recovery after significantly narrowing its losses.

Norfolk
Hadley & Ottaway Removals and Storage for EDP Business - From left, director Chris Howlett, director Paul Corbett and MD David Galer in the Warehouse on Neaton Business Park in Watton. Picture: Matthew Usher.

The boss of a Norfolk removals firm rocked by the recession has delivered an upbeat verdict on the county’s economy now: prospects are really on the up.

The former Cemex site in Dereham. Picture: Ian Burt

Dereham’s traffic problems came under the spotlight as councillors approved plans for a new supermarket.

Norfolk County Council

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Yesterday, 13:16
1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards (QDG) at the farewell parade in Dempsey Barracks, Paderborn  and the QDG was presented with a Fahnenband. Picture: Cpl Mark Webster

The Welsh cavalry are on their way to Norfolk after bidding an emotional farewell to Germany, the country which has been their home for much of the last 15 years.

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United Kingdom
Yesterday, 12:32
Girl, a female poodle-schnauzer, which was stolen from Rainbow Meadow Horse Sanctuary in Foulsham.

A one-year-old dog who had been saved after she was dumped on her owner’s doorstep has been stolen during a burglary at a Norfolk horse sanctuary.

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Yesterday, 11:22
Bishop Bonner's Cottage Museum reopens after renovation work including the re-thatching of the roof. Sue Walker White shows Dereham Deputy Mayor Phillip Duigan around the museum

Dereham’s historic museum has opened to the public with a fascinating display marking 100 years since the Zeppelin raid on the town which killed six people - the greatest loss of life by enemy action in Norfolk during the First World War.

Read more
United Kingdom
Yesterday, 11:13
Alex and Lauren Jarvis with their baby Elsie. Picture: Ian Burt

Little Elsie Grace Jarvis’ birth just four hours after City gained promotion capped a perfect day for her Canary-mad family from Dereham.

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Yesterday, 09:57

A woman in her 60s was injured after a crash between a bus and a car near Dereham this morning.

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Yesterday, 13:16
1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards (QDG) at the farewell parade in Dempsey Barracks, Paderborn  and the QDG was presented with a Fahnenband. Picture: Cpl Mark Webster

The Welsh cavalry are on their way to Norfolk after bidding an emotional farewell to Germany, the country which has been their home for much of the last 15 years.

Read more
United Kingdom
Yesterday, 12:32
Girl, a female poodle-schnauzer, which was stolen from Rainbow Meadow Horse Sanctuary in Foulsham.

A one-year-old dog who had been saved after she was dumped on her owner’s doorstep has been stolen during a burglary at a Norfolk horse sanctuary.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:22
Bishop Bonner's Cottage Museum reopens after renovation work including the re-thatching of the roof. Sue Walker White shows Dereham Deputy Mayor Phillip Duigan around the museum

Dereham’s historic museum has opened to the public with a fascinating display marking 100 years since the Zeppelin raid on the town which killed six people - the greatest loss of life by enemy action in Norfolk during the First World War.

Read more
United Kingdom
Yesterday, 11:13
Alex and Lauren Jarvis with their baby Elsie. Picture: Ian Burt

Little Elsie Grace Jarvis’ birth just four hours after City gained promotion capped a perfect day for her Canary-mad family from Dereham.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:57

A woman in her 60s was injured after a crash between a bus and a car near Dereham this morning.

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