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Around 6,000 inhalers used by asthma patients have been recalled by health officials.

Residents across Norfolk will be given the chance to quiz Norfolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable.

Lorne Green

More than 2,000 hours when ambulance crews could have been responding to other calls in Norfolk were lost due to delays in handing patients over at A&E last month.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A week of “bitterly cold” weather has been forecast for East Anglia.

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International Women’s Day is right around the corner and to celebrate we want to know which local women inspire you.

A prolonged period of “bitterly cold” weather is on the way for East Anglia with day time temperatures staying below freezing.

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Nearly 700 adults and young people with learning disabilities could be missing out on essential annual health checks because they have not registered their disability with their GP.

Norfolk County Council

Crime

Lorne Green

Residents across Norfolk will be given the chance to quiz Norfolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable.

More than 50 Norfolk churches thought to be at high risk of being targeted by lead thieves are set to be alarmed by the end of next month.

Lorne Green

A 33-year-old woman is due in court today charged with attempted murder following a stabbing in Thetford.

Cambridge

During a routine traffic stop a student police officer got more than she bargained for.

More than 700 cannabis plants have been seized by police from an outbuilding near Swaffham.

Breckland Police

Health

Around 6,000 inhalers used by asthma patients have been recalled by health officials.

More than 2,000 hours when ambulance crews could have been responding to other calls in Norfolk were lost due to delays in handing patients over at A&E last month.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Nearly 700 adults and young people with learning disabilities could be missing out on essential annual health checks because they have not registered their disability with their GP.

Norfolk County Council

More than 1,500 admissions to hospital in Norfolk and Suffolk over the course of a year were due to drug-related mental illness, new figures revealed.

Norfolk

A community in Dereham has rallied together to help a sports-mad teenager to get back on his feet following complications from major surgery.

Swaffham

Education

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Easton and Otley College

Three secondary schools and a further education college have successfully secured a grant aimed at supporting pupils and encouraging them to take up engineering courses.

Young historians staged a play at a museum to highlight the incredible sacrifices made by two suffragettes who have been largely forgotten by history.

An academy which was put into special measures last year has been told it is taking steps towards shaking off the judgment.

Wayland Academy

An annual fundraising week organised by students at Sheringham High School has raised nearly £2,000 for the hair loss charity Alopecia UK.

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A drive to help primary schools unlock thousands of pounds for vital sports equipment has today been launched.

Business

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The owners of a well-known East Anglian family firm have been honoured at an industry awards ceremony.

A food group with sites in East Anglia has put 900 jobs at risk at poultry plants elsewhere in the country.

Residents have welcomed the reopening of a Post Office in a mid-Norfolk village.

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Cells unfit for habitation, blocked toilets and a failure to maintain basic facilities – these are among the discoveries made at prisons serviced by failed company Carillion.

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Independent retailers will be given an online shop window as part of plans to create a ‘digital high street’ in some of Norfolk’s market towns.

William Nunn

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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

An aspiring naval engineer who claims her drink was spiked before she was caught drink-driving has issued a warning to others.

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Yesterday, 14:42

A prolonged period of “bitterly cold” weather is on the way for East Anglia with day time temperatures staying below freezing.

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Weatherquest
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Residents of three Breckland communities are being reminded consultations are still ongoing and their views are being sought.

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Thetford Town Council
Sunday, February 18, 2018

Poor weather conditions prevented Swaffham residents from holding their annual pancake race in the market place but they still managed to make the most of the day.

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Proposals for a new, mixed-use housing development in Swaffham are due to be discussed at a public meeting.

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