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A police chase which saw up to 12 officers in pursuit for 20 miles across mid-Norfolk has led to the opening of an investigation.

A special musical day took place at Fakenham Academy bringing together choirs from across Norfolk and further afield.

Norwich

Swaffham resident and district councillor Ian Sherwood has agreed to become Breckland’s ‘Norfolk champion’ for Norfolk Day.

BBC

Children’s mental health services in Norfolk could be taken over by Sir Richard Branson’s controversial company Virgin Care, it can be revealed.

NHS

Firefighters tackled a house fire in Dereham.

A woman who found the body of murdered dog walker Peter Wrighton cried in court as she described the moment she realised he was dead.

East Harling murder

A week of “bitterly cold” weather has been forecast for East Anglia.

Weatherquest

Crime

Norfolk police

A police chase which saw up to 12 officers in pursuit for 20 miles across mid-Norfolk has led to the opening of an investigation.

Norfolk police are appealing for witnesses after a hunting offence involving a group of dogs took place across farm land in Stiffkey, near Wells.

Norfolk police

Police have arrested a 31-year-old Dereham man who was wanted on recall to prison.

Norfolk police

Reports of a couple taking photographs outside a school in Fakenham are being treated as an “isolated incident”, according to Norfolk Police.

Norfolk Police

More than 50 Norfolk churches thought to be at high risk of being targeted by lead thieves are set to be alarmed by the end of next month.

Lorne Green

Health

NHS

Children’s mental health services in Norfolk could be taken over by Sir Richard Branson’s controversial company Virgin Care, it can be revealed.

More than 2,000 hours when ambulance crews could have been responding to other calls in Norfolk were lost due to delays in handing patients over at A&E last month.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Nearly 700 adults and young people with learning disabilities could be missing out on essential annual health checks because they have not registered their disability with their GP.

Norfolk County Council

More than 1,500 admissions to hospital in Norfolk and Suffolk over the course of a year were due to drug-related mental illness, new figures revealed.

Norfolk

A community in Dereham has rallied together to help a sports-mad teenager to get back on his feet following complications from major surgery.

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Education

Tue, 10:55
Reepham High School

Students from a Norfolk school uncovered historical treasures from their own lives when 
they opened time capsules buried three years ago.

Three secondary schools and a further education college have successfully secured a grant aimed at supporting pupils and encouraging them to take up engineering courses.

Peter Devonish

A group of hungry children enjoyed some flippin’ good fun when they got the chance to celebrate pancake day inside a converted horse box.

A classic thriller came to Dereham this month courtesy of some of the town’s most talented pupils.

Neatherd High School

Students at Northgate High School in Dereham enjoyed a Harry Potter night.

Business

Mon, 16:04
Norman Lamb

Staff plotting to help themselves to stock from a bankrupt shop, struggling firms viewed as money-making opportunities and a memo telling staff to let some customers “hang themselves”.

A Norfolk MP has called for the revival of a cross-party campaign group to push through vital upgrades to the A47 in the wake of two deaths on the road in recent days.

George Freeman

A home care company’s Norfolk branch is set to bring up to 20 new jobs over the next year after securing premises in Dereham.

Facebook

The transition from one-man band to a company seeking to grow fast can be a tricky one for staff but also for the business owner.

Residents have welcomed the reopening of a Post Office in a mid-Norfolk village.

Post Office

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A police chase which saw up to 12 officers in pursuit for 20 miles across mid-Norfolk has led to the opening of an investigation.

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Norfolk police
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A special musical day took place at Fakenham Academy bringing together choirs from across Norfolk and further afield.

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Norwich

Swaffham resident and district councillor Ian Sherwood has agreed to become Breckland’s ‘Norfolk champion’ for Norfolk Day.

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BBC

Children’s mental health services in Norfolk could be taken over by Sir Richard Branson’s controversial company Virgin Care, it can be revealed.

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NHS
Yesterday, 23:41

Firefighters tackled a house fire in Dereham.

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A police chase which saw up to 12 officers in pursuit for 20 miles across mid-Norfolk has led to the opening of an investigation.

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Norfolk police
25 minutes ago

A special musical day took place at Fakenham Academy bringing together choirs from across Norfolk and further afield.

Read more
Norwich

Swaffham resident and district councillor Ian Sherwood has agreed to become Breckland’s ‘Norfolk champion’ for Norfolk Day.

Read more
BBC

Children’s mental health services in Norfolk could be taken over by Sir Richard Branson’s controversial company Virgin Care, it can be revealed.

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NHS
Yesterday, 23:41

Firefighters tackled a house fire in Dereham.

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