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A large power cut has left hundreds of people in west Norfolk without power and a radio station off-air.

A grandmother has been left unable to walk after an operation was cancelled at the 11th hour - because her hospital can no longer afford the private referral.

Pubs are among alternative venues which are having to be pushed into action as polling stations, due to next month's snap general election.

General Election 2019

Nearly half the candidates standing for election in Norfolk and Waveney at next month's general election do not live in the constituencies they are trying to win.

General Election 2019

Residents in Norfolk are being urged to be vigilant as the evenings get darker after a house was burgled.

Emergency services have been called following a crash on the A47.

He will be remembered as a larger-than-life character who loved football and his family.

Crime

Yesterday, 11:04

Residents in Norfolk are being urged to be vigilant as the evenings get darker after a house was burgled.

A motorist caught driving at almost 150mph clocked up the highest speed recorded in the county over the past year.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage after locking herself inside a property.

Six men and a boy will appear at court this morning charged with running a £1m cannabis factory on a Norfolk industrial estate.

A number of Norfolk murders remain unsolved to this day. Do you know anything that could help the police make a crucial breakthrough?

Health

A grandmother has been left unable to walk after an operation was cancelled at the 11th hour - because her hospital can no longer afford the private referral.

A slimmer's efforts to ditch the pounds has backed up research that shows people with diabetes can lose weight.

After waiting for years to have their stories heard, victims of the "worst scandal in the history of the NHS" have now finished giving their evidence.

Norfolk health bosses have unveiled their plans to cope with winter pressures, with extra beds and more than £6m of funding in readiness for seasonal demand.

The boss of the region's mental health trust says he can "only imagine" the distress of patients placed in out-of-area beds, as he pledged to cut occupancy rates.

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Education

Monday, November 11, 2019

A pre-school in desperate need of expansion is worried a covenant on council land could stand in the way of its plans.

Schools have to keep up with changes in food and diet trends to bring more students into their canteens, according to a Norfolk school dinners specialist.

A watchdog has praised a "transformation" in front-line services for vulnerable children - but said "significant shortfalls" remain in other areas of practice.

Young people who claimed schools "just didn't care" when it came to bullying have sparked positive action.

Two Norfolk academy trusts have reassured parents and carers that their imminent merger will not disrupt school life for pupils.

Business

Friday, November 15, 2019

New pictures have revealed what an endangered pub may look like if a community group buys it.

A former visitor attraction could be brought back into use if a proposed swap deal between two councils is agreed.

Work to demolish a former builders merchant is well underway while controversial plans to bring more houses to Dereham have been withdrawn

Rural bus services in Norfolk will not improve and some routes could be lost unless the government makes more money available to support them, bosses have warned.

The energy secretary has agreed to review plans which could see miles of countryside carved up to accommodate offshore wind farms.

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A large power cut has left hundreds of people in west Norfolk without power and a radio station off-air.

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A grandmother has been left unable to walk after an operation was cancelled at the 11th hour - because her hospital can no longer afford the private referral.

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09:36

Pubs are among alternative venues which are having to be pushed into action as polling stations, due to next month's snap general election.

Read more
General Election 2019
Yesterday, 12:14

Nearly half the candidates standing for election in Norfolk and Waveney at next month's general election do not live in the constituencies they are trying to win.

Read more
General Election 2019
Yesterday, 11:04

Residents in Norfolk are being urged to be vigilant as the evenings get darker after a house was burgled.

Read more

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A large power cut has left hundreds of people in west Norfolk without power and a radio station off-air.

Read more

A grandmother has been left unable to walk after an operation was cancelled at the 11th hour - because her hospital can no longer afford the private referral.

Read more
09:36

Pubs are among alternative venues which are having to be pushed into action as polling stations, due to next month's snap general election.

Read more
General Election 2019
Yesterday, 12:14

Nearly half the candidates standing for election in Norfolk and Waveney at next month's general election do not live in the constituencies they are trying to win.

Read more
General Election 2019
Yesterday, 11:04

Residents in Norfolk are being urged to be vigilant as the evenings get darker after a house was burgled.

Read more

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