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Friday, December 22, 2017

The key to solving the 25-year riddle over the brutal murder of a schoolgirl less than a mile from her home lies within a small Norfolk community, police have said.

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Wayland Wood
Friday, December 1, 2017

We are watching you - that is the message to drink-drivers this Christmas as we launch our Name and Shame campaign.

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Norfolk police
Monday, November 6, 2017

They are there to protect, reassure and enforce the law. And they do it all in an environment of ever increasing pressure. But what is it really like to walk in the shoes of a Norfolk police officer? Reporter Rebecca Murphy spent two shifts with Breckland Police.

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Breckland Police
Friday, November 3, 2017

An investigation by this newspaper into the sexual abuse of female officers by a Norfolk police doctor and the force’s subsequent handling of the case has uncovered a series of fresh revelations.

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Simon Bailey
Thursday, October 19, 2017

Norfolk’s police chief today revealed massive changes to the way the force will run.

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Simon Bailey
Sunday, September 3, 2017

Life in Watton has changed in the more than 90 years since its carnival began.

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Stan Hebborn
Friday, August 18, 2017

The crash, between a Vauxhall and a Peugeot, happened at around 2.10pm today.

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Norfolk police
Saturday, August 12, 2017

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering 83-year-old Peter Wrighton.

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Peter Wrighton
Saturday, August 12, 2017

Detectives hunting the killer of 83-year-old Peter Wrighton who was stabbed to death in a frenzied attack a week ago have so far received more than 200 calls from the public but want to hear from even more people.

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Mike Fawcett
Friday, August 11, 2017

In one of the last moments of his life, Peter Wrighton was seen on CCTV buying a few small items from a village shop - going about his ordinary life as anyone would do.

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Peter Wrighton
Monday, August 7, 2017

An 83-year-old dog walker was stabbed multiple times in the neck and head in a brutal murder in woodland near to East Harling, police have revealed.

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Post Office
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

An eight-month-old baby who had gone missing with his parents from the Swaffham area has been found safe and well, after a police search which lasted several months and involved the new drone unit.

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Norfolk police
Friday, June 16, 2017

The death of a man whose body was found inside a property in Watton is currently being treated as unexplained but is not believed to be suspicious.

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Norfolk police
Saturday, June 10, 2017

The grandmother of a seven-month-old baby boy feared to have been abducted by his parents has pleaded for them to contact her.

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Norfolk police
Saturday, June 3, 2017

Goodbyes had been said, possessions packed and a new job and life were waiting in Canada. But with 24 hours to go until Jordan Greenwood crossed the Atlantic, tragedy struck.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Monday, May 22, 2017

The chairman of Thetford Town Football Club has said he feels sick and angry after the clubhouse was broken into and extensive damage caused.

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Norfolk County Council
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

An American serviceman is being investigated after he allegedly punched a man who came home to find his two-bed holiday let occupied by more than 50 military personnel.

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Norfolk police
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Unwanted telephone calls, unsolicited gifts and damage to property are just some of the signs of stalking that police are trying to make people aware of during National Stalking Awareness Week.

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Norfolk police
Sunday, April 9, 2017

They may look like dramatic scenes of police in action.

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Norfolk police
Thursday, March 23, 2017

The terror attack on Westminster might demonstrate the worst in human nature but it has prompted random acts of kindness which show people at their very best.

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Norfolk police
Monday, March 13, 2017

Jeremy Kyle visits Norwich’s Prince of Wales Road on a Saturday night: “I am not in the business of lying - it was carnage on a Saturday night.”

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England Ambulance Service
Monday, March 6, 2017

Police are appealing for witnesses after a car was abandoned in a village cul-de-sac.

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Norfolk police
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The counties’ football teams may have ended the East Anglian derby on equal terms, but new figures have revealed that Norfolk police officers have a slight edge on their Suffolk counterparts when it comes to fitness testing.

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Norfolk police
Saturday, February 25, 2017

People in the region are facing the biggest hike in their council tax bills for a decade, with those living in Band D properties facing an annual increase of around £66.

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Lorne Green
Thursday, February 23, 2017

About 25,000 homes across East Anglia remain without power overnight due to Storm Doris - and some may not be restored until Friday afternoon.

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Chris Bell
Saturday, February 18, 2017

The impact of litter on Norfolk’s wildlife is being highlighted as part of a campaign to clean up the county.

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Henry Bellingham
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

The cloak of anonymity provided by the internet has led to a surge across the region of harassment, blackmail and other crimes involving social media.

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Suffolk police
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The A47 at Narborough in west Norfolk has reopened, following a crash involving two lorries.

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Norfolk police

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