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Breckland District Council

Energy firm Vattenfall have invited the public to give their views on the impact of one of the world’s largest wind farms, to be built off the north Norfolk coast.

When Naomi Adie was medically discharged from the Royal Air Force (RAF) she had no idea what direction her life would take.

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An animal charity is calling on the government to take urgent action to stop the illegal importation of puppies into the UK as Brexit approaches.

Diane McLelland-Taylor

The impact of alcohol-related liver disease on the health service in Norfolk has been revealed in newly released figures.

NHS

A Swaffham-based charity have been reaping the rewards of the harvest festival and collecting food for those in need.

Tesco

Megan Baxter is a keen gymnast, she trains 19 hours a week and has won numerous county competitions - and she is only eight-years-old.

A family-run foundry in Norfolk was approached by Selfridges to create new bronze signs for their flagship store in London.

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Diane McLelland-Taylor

An animal charity is calling on the government to take urgent action to stop the illegal importation of puppies into the UK as Brexit approaches.

Police are stepping up patrols around Norfolk’s historical sites to combat nighthawking.

Norfolk

A police inspector has described the reality of dealing with fatal accidents, as figures reveal more people are being killed and injured on Norfolk’s roads.

A man in his 70s has been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the production of cannabis after approximately 600 plants were seized by police in Necton.

Breckland Police

Two men have been arrested in connection with a number of burglaries across Norfolk.

Health

Royal Air Force

When Naomi Adie was medically discharged from the Royal Air Force (RAF) she had no idea what direction her life would take.

The impact of alcohol-related liver disease on the health service in Norfolk has been revealed in newly released figures.

NHS

A health watchdog is calling for vast improvement to Norfolk’s autism services following extensive research with the families of children affected by the condition.

Norwich

More than 150 sexual safety issues have been reported at the region’s mental health trust this year, as regulators call for improvements nationwide.

Care Quality Commission

Students to be taught CPR

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Secondary school students across the East of England region will be learning first aid skills that could save a life as part of World Restart a Heart day later this month.

East of England Ambulance Trust

Education

Friday, October 12, 2018
NHS

One in three Norfolk children are finishing primary school obese or overweight, new figures reveal.

Cuts to Norfolk’s mobile libraries have been agreed, which will see two fewer vehicles and some stops no longer called at.

Liberal Democrats

It’s time to start collecting - our Books for Schools campaign begins today.

David Powles

With just two days to go until the official launch of our Books for Schools campaign, a children’s author has spoken about the positive ways books have shaped his life.

Schools across the region are counting down the days until our Books for Schools campaign is officially launched.

Business

Breckland District Council

Energy firm Vattenfall have invited the public to give their views on the impact of one of the world’s largest wind farms, to be built off the north Norfolk coast.

Ad Feature: Could a £40 test help you to save?

Friday, October 12, 2018

In this week’s column, Peter Sharkey looks at what impact a rising life expectancy has on your savings.

NHS

Ad Feature: Financial planning: how to avoid mistakes

Friday, October 5, 2018

Financial columnist Peter Sharkey says a building disaster in Bulgaria and HS2 are good metaphors for avoiding bad financial plans

European Union

Banks are closing across the region as customers are directed towards online banking and mobile apps. What does this mean for rural areas being left with no banks? MARC BETTS investigates.

Norwich

This week our financial columnist looks at how pensions fare across the globe – and which country is the wealthiest when it comes to their state pension

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Calls are being made for Watton’s temporary Post Office visits to be changed to market day, as it emerges a local retailer has been appointed as the new postmaster for the town.

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