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It used to be the highlight of the weekend as players laced up their boots to do battle on the pitch.

Was it the missing headlight, the mangled wing or the number plate about to fall off..?
Something about this Citron hatchback caught ploce officers' eyes when they attended an illegal rave.

Swaffham

Britain's new stealth fighter has flown its first combat missions joining efforts to eradicate Islamic State.

King's Lynn

The UV forecast for Norfolk for the end of this week is very high despite cooler temperatures.

Norfolk's police chief has warned children will not be safe online unless tech giants take action against grooming and sexual abuse.

The boss of a Norfolk restaurant is offering a taste adventure with a menu of exotic meats along with sides of locusts and crickets.

People living in Norfolk have been warned about a council tax scam offering them a refund.

Crime

Yesterday, 15:01
Swaffham

Was it the missing headlight, the mangled wing or the number plate about to fall off..?
Something about this Citron hatchback caught ploce officers' eyes when they attended an illegal rave.

Norfolk's police chief has warned children will not be safe online unless tech giants take action against grooming and sexual abuse.

Three people have been arrested following an unlicensed music event in Norfolk.

A dog walker held at knifepoint by a man holding a hunting blade "inches from her throat" has said she feared she was facing death during the "horrific" experience.

A Swaffham man is set to appear in court today in connection with burglary offences.

Health

Friday, June 21, 2019

Wedding bells will ring in Swaffham this summer thanks to ambulance crews, who saved a man's life when he went into cardiac arrest.

Staff working in children and young people's mental health were forced to make their own waiting lists as official data was so inaccurate and cases "slipped through the net".

A new initiative which aims to make sure that people who have suffered a cardiac arrest receive lifesaving help as quickly as possible has launched across the region.

People experiencing a mental health crisis will no longer be held in police cells, Theresa May has announced.

Teenage pregnancy rates in Norfolk have risen amid a warning from experts that public health cuts could worsen progress.

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Education

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

A "steady and sustained journey of improvement" has helped a Norfolk high school pull itself out of special measures.

A forest school that was vandalised for a third time earlier this year should now be safe, after a commercial landscaping company came to the rescue.

Swaffham

The legacy of a 100-year-old Catholic school will live on in a Norfolk market town after approval was granted for a new school in its place.

Schools in Watton are left with empty spaces as the new year of reception students are accepted, figures reveal.

A Norfolk school has shown that it has special star students as it hosted its annual talent show.

Business

Mon, 16:05

The boss of a Norfolk restaurant is offering a taste adventure with a menu of exotic meats along with sides of locusts and crickets.

People living in Norfolk have been warned about a council tax scam offering them a refund.

Plans for a new indoor swimming pool in Swaffham have been approved by Breckland Council.

A hotel that has been empty for almost a year has been given a new lease of life after a £1m investment.

A tearoom and gift shop in the centre of King's Lynn is closing with the owner blaming dwindling trade on the lack of parking.

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Yesterday, 15:01

Was it the missing headlight, the mangled wing or the number plate about to fall off..?
Something about this Citron hatchback caught ploce officers' eyes when they attended an illegal rave.

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Swaffham

It used to be the highlight of the weekend as players laced up their boots to do battle on the pitch.

Read more
King's Lynn

An attempt to revive a Breckland heritage site has failed after dwindling visitor numbers forced the owners to close the attraction.

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Friday, May 31, 2019

A hotel that has been empty for almost a year has been given a new lease of life after a £1m investment.

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Yesterday, 13:24

Britain's new stealth fighter has flown its first combat missions joining efforts to eradicate Islamic State.

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King's Lynn

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