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Yesterday, 10:09
NHS

If you are unsure about the amount of medication you’re taking, tell someone – that’s the message local people and carers are being urged to adopt during Learning Disability Week this week as part of a national campaign to stop the over medication of people with a learning disability.

A church says it has lost hundreds of pounds to an estate agent who has gone to ground owing landlords thousands.

Watton

Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) is poised to decide whether to press forward with a possible takeover of the management of the county’s fire and rescue service.

Lorne Green

A mother who gave her dying son cannabis oil has said MPs coming out in support of legalising cannabis has been ‘a long time coming’.

It opened under a blaze of publicity, but a branch of the family electricals firm Adcocks is closing in Dereham.

Dereham

Norfolk and Waveney is set to feel a lot warmer this week with some places seeing highs of 27C.

Met Office

England are set to take to the World stage as the last group for the World Cup get ready to play today.

United Kingdom

Crime

Tue, 16:02
Lorne Green

Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) is poised to decide whether to press forward with a possible takeover of the management of the county’s fire and rescue service.

Jewellery has been stolen from a property in Watton.

A man who stole cigarettes and toiletries from Asda in Swaffham has been jailed for 60 days.

More than £5,000 worth of heroin, more than a hundred cannabis plants and two stolen horses have been seized after police raided a property in Swaffham.

Norfolk police

Drink and drug drivers will be targeted by police over the course of the next month as part of a summer campaign in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Lorne Green

Health

Yesterday, 10:09
NHS

If you are unsure about the amount of medication you’re taking, tell someone – that’s the message local people and carers are being urged to adopt during Learning Disability Week this week as part of a national campaign to stop the over medication of people with a learning disability.

A mother who gave her dying son cannabis oil has said MPs coming out in support of legalising cannabis has been ‘a long time coming’.

Paramedic Tracy Nicholls has been appointed as director of clinical quality and improvement at East of England Ambulance Trust (EEAST).

NHS

Healthwatch Norfolk, the consumer champion for patients in Norfolk, will hold its annual general meeting on July 24, at the Forum, in Norwich, from 9.30am to 11am.

Norwich

New victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Norfolk have been seen by NHS services over the last year.

NHS

Education

Monday, June 11, 2018
Department for Education

A consultation with parents over a proposal to close a mid-Norfolk primary academy has come to a close.

A Norfolk academy which was deemed inadequate last year has been told it is continuing to take “effective action” towards the removal of special measures.

Glen Allott

For thousands of students around Norfolk and Suffolk, exams have now arrived.

St Peter and St Paul Carbrooke Primary Academy is celebrating after it maintained its good Ofsted rating following a short inspection.

Half-a-million pounds of government money could be put towards tackling exclusion in Norfolk’s schools, after a bid was submitted by council officers.

Emma Corlett

Business

Yesterday, 06:30
Watton

A church says it has lost hundreds of pounds to an estate agent who has gone to ground owing landlords thousands.

It opened under a blaze of publicity, but a branch of the family electricals firm Adcocks is closing in Dereham.

Dereham

A Norfolk estate agent has gone to ground owing landlords thousands of pounds, an EDP investigation can today reveal.

Facebook

A landmark environmental centre, which helped to educate school children across the Norfolk about food, energy and transport, has suddenly announce it will close after nearly 20 years.

Breckland Council

For aficionados, there’s nothing like the thrill of going behind the scenes – and it’s a technique artisan breweries are increasingly using to win over customers.

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Yesterday, 06:30

A church says it has lost hundreds of pounds to an estate agent who has gone to ground owing landlords thousands.

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Watton
Monday, May 14, 2018

One of the oldest bands in the British military is heading to Swaffham to mark the centenary of the First World War.

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Swaffham Town Council
Tue, 13:46

A mother who gave her dying son cannabis oil has said MPs coming out in support of legalising cannabis has been ‘a long time coming’.

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

An act of vandalism in a small Norfolk village has symbolised the growing community divisions over the construction of windfarm infrastructure.

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George Freeman
Sunday, July 19, 2015

Thousands of people have been given a chance to get up close to one of the most famous units of the British Army at a thank you event in Norfolk.

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London

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