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Care Quality Commission

Police are investigating reports of ill treatment or neglect of residents at a mid Norfolk care home, which announced its closure on Thursday.

Vandals have attempted to break into the rugby club in Dereham and in the process caused minor criminal damage.

Vandals have caused criminal damage to the headquarters of Fakenham’s Air Cadets, leaving the main door of the building covered in paint and glue, and obstructed by litter and bags of charcoal.

Radical reforms to Norfolk’s police force have provoked a furious response from the union - and a note of caution from the county’s police and crime commissioner.

Lorne Green

Norfolk’s police chief today revealed massive changes to the way the force will run.

Simon Bailey

These are the 13 criminals Norfolk Constabulary is currently appealing for help to trace in the county with crimes ranging from sexual assault to attempted murder.

Norwich Crown Court

A paedophile from Dereham was jailed for more than ten years after his two year old victim became the youngest person to give evidence in a British criminal case.

Norwich Crown Court

A driver was caught speeding at more than 100mph on a north Norfolk road.

Police are appealing for assistance from members of the public to trace a man who is wanted.

Dereham

Vandals have caused thousands of pounds worth of damage at a town cemetery, a place largely untouched by criminal activity for 150 years.

Tony Needham

The first shots fired by Stephen Paddock from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel sounded like nothing more than fireworks.

Theresa May

Many drivers in Britain would like the drink-drive limit lowered, according to new research.

Around 40 cannabis plants have been seized following a drugs raid in North Pickenham, near Swaffham.

A man in his forties has been charged with possession of a Class A drug and failing to provide a specimen for analysis after a four vehicle road traffic collision in Dereham.

Norwich Magistrates Court

One man was injured and five others arrested after a chainsaw was brought out during a fight in a south Norfolk market town.

A serious collision has closed the A47 in both directions just outside Dereham.

Norfolk Police

An expert in child sexual abuse has claimed Norfolk has “a lot of issues” with abuse by peers and siblings.

NHS

Vehicle thefts in Norfolk have increased by more than 50pc in just three years, new figures show.

A Dereham man has been charged with malicious communications offences and assaulting a police officer after an incident in Dereham Market Place.

A new CCTV camera is to be installed in Fakenham, near to St Peter’s Gardens, in an effort to combat growing reports of low level crimes in the area.

Norfolk Police

A man in his 60s was injured during an attempted robbery in Dereham.

Norfolk Police Chief Constable Simon Bailey has admitted police may need to work with so-called paedophile hunters despite claims the groups are putting children’s lives at risk.

Police say they have taken more Class A drugs off of Norfolk’s streets.

Dereham

Armed officers will be deployed across Norfolk over the coming days as the UK terror threat is raised to its highest level.

Norfolk Police

Police were involved in a late-night pursuit after a JCB teleporter was stolen in Swaffham.

Police have seized cannabis thought to be worth up to £1,000 during a raid on a property in Dereham.

Norfolk police

With almost 2,500 reported scams in the past three years in Norfolk, experts have now shared their top tips on how to avoid them.

Police in Dereham found thousands of pounds worth of heroin in a Kinder Egg.

The case of a former soldier from Cringleford accused of the murder of 83-year-old dog-walker Peter Wrighton has been adjourned so he can be assessed by a psychiatrist before a plea is entered.

A former soldier from Cringleford accused of the murder of 83-year-old dog-walker Peter Wrighton in woodland near East Harling is due back in court.

Norwich Crown Court

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