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Yesterday, 13:16
Fakenham

A parkrun ambassador has issued a rallying call for volunteers in a bid to set up an international running event in north Norfolk.

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The number of emergency hospital admissions for people in Norfolk with dementia has increased by more than 40pc in five years, a new report has found.

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Recent news about a rat spotted at a Norfolk McDonald's may have you wondering where your local restaurant ranks for food hygiene.

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A high-level inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal in which thousands of people were given infected products is to stop off in Norwich.

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The deaths of two vulnerable people living in the same Norfolk care home, including an elderly woman who died after she was attacked by another resident, have raised serious concerns.

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A mother-of-two whose life was saved by a kidney transplant has praised organ donation as the best thing anyone can do.

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King's Lynn

An 81-year-old left unable to walk when her hospital ran out of money has finally been told her surgery will take place on an 'urgent' basis.

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Faeces under fingernails, weeks without baths and calls to emergency services for support - these are some of the damning observations made at our region's failing care homes.

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A North Norfolk Brewery has lanuched a new beer to raise awareness over testicular cancer

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A young woman has pledged to repay the donors who have supported her as she bravely battles cancer.

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A slimmer from Dereham is finally able to enjoy playtime with her grandchildren following a dramatic weight loss of more than 11 stone.

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A hospital will investigate what happened before the death of a six-month-old girl just days after she was diagnosed with bronchiolitis on Christmas Day.

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A shortage of doctors has left individual GPs in our region responsible for as many as 4,000 patients, figures have revealed.

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A young couple are in the midst of a nightmare after suffering the unexpected death of their beloved infant daughter at the age of six months.

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Scientists studying dementia are appealing for volunteers to help them investigate how feasible it is for people to take up and stick to a Mediterranean-style diet.

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Thousands of patients regularly attending hospital are set to benefit from the introduction of free parking at Norfolk's hospitals.

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Almost 200 businesses across Norfolk and Waveney have been told they must clean up their act over food hygiene.

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Health chiefs are asking paramedics to work in overwhelmed A&E departments in another sign of the extreme pressure on Norfolk's NHS.

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Christmas has come early for a brave three-year-old girl, who got the all-clear to take a break from a gruelling year-long cancer treatment.

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A warning has been issued to the parents of schoolchildren in Norfolk that there has been an increase in Norovirus cases.

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Senior doctors have warned that children are "super-spreaders" of flu and have urged parents to get them vaccinated - as new figures reveal than less than a third of the country's infants have had their jab.

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Visitors to a special festive event are being asked to dig deep to help a nine-year-old girl who faces Christmas in isolation, hundreds of miles from home, after being diagnosed with leukaemia for the second time.

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A couple who lost their baby girl at 24 weeks pregnant have revealed an ambitious project to prevent other parents going through the same heartache.

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The family of brave girl with brain cancer are planning a special third birthday party for her after a difficult year of chemotherapy.

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A care home for adults with learning difficulties is failing to meet the needs and preferences of its residents, according to a new report.

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A whistleblower warned in October that a toxic culture at the region's ambulance service was leading to an increased risk of suicides.

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A florist from Dereham caught the eye of the Duchess of Cambridge as she opened a new £10m children's hospice.

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

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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.

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A Dereham man has revealed how one of the victims of a knifepoint robbery has been left "terrified" since his attack on the outskirts of the market town.

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Yesterday, 18:30

It is said that lightning never strikes twice but for a mum-of-three from mid Norfolk, her heart 'skipped, skipped a beat' when she was reunited with her idol, Olly Murs.

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Yesterday, 17:28

A north Norfolk choir is hoping people will lend their voices as they host a charity day.

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Fakenham
Yesterday, 17:05

More than £1.4m of government cash is to be pumped into helping tackle rough sleeping in Norfolk, with hundreds of thousands heading to Norwich.

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Yesterday, 15:59

Four men who were threatened at knifepoint have had their mobiles and wallets stolen during a market town robbery.

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A Dereham man has revealed how one of the victims of a knifepoint robbery has been left "terrified" since his attack on the outskirts of the market town.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:30

It is said that lightning never strikes twice but for a mum-of-three from mid Norfolk, her heart 'skipped, skipped a beat' when she was reunited with her idol, Olly Murs.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:28

A north Norfolk choir is hoping people will lend their voices as they host a charity day.

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Fakenham
Yesterday, 17:05

More than £1.4m of government cash is to be pumped into helping tackle rough sleeping in Norfolk, with hundreds of thousands heading to Norwich.

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Yesterday, 15:59

Four men who were threatened at knifepoint have had their mobiles and wallets stolen during a market town robbery.

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