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Dereham Market Place closed due to fears over unsafe scaffolding

PUBLISHED: 13:46 03 January 2018 | UPDATED: 13:46 03 January 2018

Police in Dereham Market Place. Photo: Kieran Smith

Police in Dereham Market Place. Photo: Kieran Smith

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Police have been forced to close a section of road on Dereham Market Place due to windy conditions causing scaffolding to become unsafe.

Norfolk police were called just before 9am due to concerns about the scaffolding above Poundland hanging loose.

Officers have closed a 30m stretch of the road to make the area safe for passersby.

The scaffolding company have been informed and will secure the loose scaffolding on their arrival in Dereham.

Have you been affected by adverse weather conditions in the Dereham area? Email jessica.frank-keyes@archant.co.uk

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