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Yesterday, 18:24

Heartbeats were pounding at the fourth annual Easter Sunday Fun Day in Fakenham, which organisers have declared was the best such event in its four-year history.

The bright and balmy Easter weekend saw not one but three events held to help a brave Norfolk toddler fighting a dangerous illness.

A car and a motorcycle have been involved in a serious collision in mid Norfolk.

He has already sent out a rallying call for people to get involved in Norfolk Day.

At a difficult time for the creative arts in schools, Bethany Whymark speaks to two Norfolk music teachers about their experiences.

The region basked in unseasonably warm temperatures on Easter Saturday as the mercury soared to 24C.

One of Britain’s best-known birders has joined the list of guest speakers at an upcoming bird fair.

Crime

Thursday, April 18, 2019

A dog’s defensive instinct for its owner may have stopped a woman from being robbed by a man with a knife.

Police have charged two men in connection with the robbery of a woman in Hingham.

A key has been forcibly removed from a safe before being used to enter a house during a mid Norfolk burglary.

A 13-year-old boy has been banned for life from a Norfolk supermarket following theft and anti-social behaviour.

Police in Norfolk will be targeting drivers who text and talk behind the wheel as part of a two week-long enforcement campaign.

Health

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

As Norfolk’s Class A drug supply remains stable despite more than 1,000 arrests, calls are being made for a radical change in policy. Luke Powell reports.

Children in the east of England have the least money spent on their mental health care in the country, as some were having to threaten suicide to fight their way into treatment.

Almost half of Norfolk’s dental surgeries are closed to NHS patients as a lack of dentists in the county impacts on care.

“The fear in her eyes will live with us forever” - a year on from an asthma attack which nearly killed his five-year-old daughter, a father has relived the terrifying moment as he looks to raise awareness of the condition.

It made for an unusual sight - people clutching mobile phones, walking around a beauty spot, hunting for creatures with names such as Pikachu, Sandshrew, Swablu and Surskit.

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Education

Yesterday, 12:00

At a difficult time for the creative arts in schools, Bethany Whymark speaks to two Norfolk music teachers about their experiences.

A group of schoolchildren from mid Norfolk recently took part in a money academy session.

A Norfolk school is trying to do something positive to tackle the effects of climate change.

Young dancers from Neatherd High in Dereham wowed audiences when the school’s annual show come to the town’s Memorial Hall.

The wellbeing of pupils at a Norfolk high school is set to benefit following a fundraising initiative.

Business

Monday, April 15, 2019

A national retailer is shutting its shop on Dereham High Street and moving to another premises within the town.

A well known Norfolk business has pledged its support for an Easter raceday event.

A decision is set to be made today on plans to build a new retail unit in Fakenham, which the applicant has said a national retailer wishes to move into.

A popular north Norfolk hotel which has previously been named in the top 10 country hotels in the UK is being sold for more than £8.65 million.

Holidaymakers are being offered the chance to combine their time off with learning a new skill, with a holiday company launching goat cheese-making courses at their site.

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Yesterday, 18:24

Heartbeats were pounding at the fourth annual Easter Sunday Fun Day in Fakenham, which organisers have declared was the best such event in its four-year history.

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Yesterday, 18:14

The bright and balmy Easter weekend saw not one but three events held to help a brave Norfolk toddler fighting a dangerous illness.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:26

A car and a motorcycle have been involved in a serious collision in mid Norfolk.

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Yesterday, 15:33

He has already sent out a rallying call for people to get involved in Norfolk Day.

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Yesterday, 12:00

At a difficult time for the creative arts in schools, Bethany Whymark speaks to two Norfolk music teachers about their experiences.

Read more

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Yesterday, 18:24

Heartbeats were pounding at the fourth annual Easter Sunday Fun Day in Fakenham, which organisers have declared was the best such event in its four-year history.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:14

The bright and balmy Easter weekend saw not one but three events held to help a brave Norfolk toddler fighting a dangerous illness.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:26

A car and a motorcycle have been involved in a serious collision in mid Norfolk.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:33

He has already sent out a rallying call for people to get involved in Norfolk Day.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:00

At a difficult time for the creative arts in schools, Bethany Whymark speaks to two Norfolk music teachers about their experiences.

Read more

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