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Norfolk schoolgirl Nadia Sparkes made headlines around the world when she adopted the nickname Trash Girl. Reporter STUART ANDERSON spoke to her about settling into a new school, Greta Thunberg and the ongoing battle for the environment..

Amid the collapse of the UK's most famous travel firm, one facet of the Thomas Cook legacy is still standing strong in the Norfolk countryside.

Ten of thousands of pounds could be up for grabs for local people to help turn the region's 1,500 empty houses into homes.

Looking to get away to the coast? Here's a look at some of the most unusual and unique places across north Norfolk where you can stay.

A local author has described the latest shop to open on Dereham's high street as a "welcome addition".

The worst fears about the future of Thomas Cook have been confirmed as the firm collapsed into compulsory liquidation.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for very heavy rain and possible flooding in Norfolk.

Crime

Yesterday, 06:30

Prosecuting criminals is putting a strain on resources after years of austerity have left the criminal justice system "cut to the bone", police have said.

A man hit almost 140mph on a Norfolk road - then immediately put his car up for sale because it did not "suit him", a court heard.

Police have urged people to be vigilant against hare coursing and warned it will take strong action against those involved in an activity that has as "terrible impact" on rural communities.

The father of an 11-year-old schoolboy has spoken out after his son's produce - which was grown to help vulnerable children - was stolen from outside their home.

The public is being urged to help police find a wanted man who failed to turn up in court.

Health

Yesterday, 07:58

It is a heartbreaking scenario that no parent should have to go through.

It boasts a hydrotherapy pool, state of the art sensory room and music studio.

Patients in Norfolk and Waveney have rated appointment times as their biggest source of frustration, with some complaining of waiting several weeks to see a doctor.

An innovative and interactive piece of kit is set to change the lives of those with dementia and special educational needs.

Patients are being "frightened" off making dentist appointments due to a "belligerent" approach to fining those who wrongly claim exemption from charges, according to industry leaders.

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Education

Norfolk schoolgirl Nadia Sparkes made headlines around the world when she adopted the nickname Trash Girl. Reporter STUART ANDERSON spoke to her about settling into a new school, Greta Thunberg and the ongoing battle for the environment..

Parents who park where they shouldn't during the school run will face a greater chance of being fined in the future.

A pair of "tight" school trousers which saw a 14-year-old threatened with isolation have sparked fierce debate on the issue of uniform policies.

A frustrated mother has hit out at her daughter's school for "humiliating and degrading" pupils over uniform breaches.

Pupils at Norfolk high schools face isolation or detention if they turn up inappropriately dressed on the first day of the new term.

Business

Amid the collapse of the UK's most famous travel firm, one facet of the Thomas Cook legacy is still standing strong in the Norfolk countryside.

A local author has described the latest shop to open on Dereham's high street as a "welcome addition".

The worst fears about the future of Thomas Cook have been confirmed as the firm collapsed into compulsory liquidation.

Thousands of jobs are to be lost and the holidays of even more thrown into disarray as tour company Thomas Cook has confirmed it has fallen into liquidation.

A new charity shop helping vulnerable and abandoned animals is set to open its doors in Dereham today.

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Norfolk schoolgirl Nadia Sparkes made headlines around the world when she adopted the nickname Trash Girl. Reporter STUART ANDERSON spoke to her about settling into a new school, Greta Thunberg and the ongoing battle for the environment..

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Amid the collapse of the UK's most famous travel firm, one facet of the Thomas Cook legacy is still standing strong in the Norfolk countryside.

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Ten of thousands of pounds could be up for grabs for local people to help turn the region's 1,500 empty houses into homes.

Read more

Looking to get away to the coast? Here's a look at some of the most unusual and unique places across north Norfolk where you can stay.

Read more

A local author has described the latest shop to open on Dereham's high street as a "welcome addition".

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Norfolk schoolgirl Nadia Sparkes made headlines around the world when she adopted the nickname Trash Girl. Reporter STUART ANDERSON spoke to her about settling into a new school, Greta Thunberg and the ongoing battle for the environment..

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Amid the collapse of the UK's most famous travel firm, one facet of the Thomas Cook legacy is still standing strong in the Norfolk countryside.

Read more

Ten of thousands of pounds could be up for grabs for local people to help turn the region's 1,500 empty houses into homes.

Read more

Looking to get away to the coast? Here's a look at some of the most unusual and unique places across north Norfolk where you can stay.

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A local author has described the latest shop to open on Dereham's high street as a "welcome addition".

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