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12:09

A woman has suffered minor injuries following a crash near Swaffham.

A Hollywood inspired dance workshop tour is set to bring a taste of the silver screen to older Breckland residents.

They are the bane of many a driver’s day, but new figures show Norfolk County Council is actually the fastest council to repair potholes in East Anglia.

Martin Wilby

Police in Dereham have seized a car after the driver was reported for driving without any insurance or a valid MOT.

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A Norfolk town is set to introduce “vandal proof” toilets after councillors agreed to back plans to renovate a derelict building.

Richard Bishop

Pharmacists in Norfolk are “at their wits’ end” as they struggle to get hold of many common medicines, including painkillers and anti-depressants.

European Union

The Duke of Edinburgh has received a replacement vehicle less than 24 hours after his car was destroyed in a crash in Sandringham.

Prince

Crime

Yesterday, 21:47
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Police in Dereham have seized a car after the driver was reported for driving without any insurance or a valid MOT.

A leading barrister has said a “crisis” in Norfolk’s courts is “undermining the credibility of witnesses” as waiting times for justice soar across the county.

Norfolk

Police combatting rural crime in Breckland have seized a van suspected of being involved in hare coursing.

Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman sustained serious chest and neck injuries following a crash with a car.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

A group of farmers are on “high alert” after items estimated to be worth hundreds of pounds were stolen during a weekend crime wave in mid-Norfolk.

Norfolk police

Health

Yesterday, 16:45
European Union

Pharmacists in Norfolk are “at their wits’ end” as they struggle to get hold of many common medicines, including painkillers and anti-depressants.

There is still time to have your say about adult mental health services in Norfolk and Waveney, with local people being urged to join the conversation to help take the plans to the “next step and make it real.”

Mental ill health in men has been called an epidemic. Health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at why men are struggling, and what is being done to highlight the issue.

University of East Anglia

When our hospitals are full, ambulances are forced to queue outside, keeping them from getting to other patients. Here, an East of England Ambulance crew member - speaking anonymously - explains what this means for patient safety and why things have to change.

Norwich

A company is looking for volunteers to try a new monitoring system that could save those with a risk of heart failure.

Cambridge

Education

Mon, 16:54

A Norfolk primary school has started the new term with a permanent headteacher – for the first time in 18 months.

A school which starred in a television series is set to close this year despite a plea to the public to help save it.

Norfolk County Council

Parents have slammed a Norfolk high school after it organised a special disco for children with high attendance through the autumn term.

Wayland Academy

A team of literary whizzes from Norfolk headed to London to battle it out in the finals of the national Kids’ Lit Quiz competition.

United Kingdom

A school which featured in a television series and has educated pupils through two world wars is appealing for the public’s help to save it from collapse.

Business

Yesterday, 09:55
Peter Sharkey

If a business idea worked in the past, there’s every chance it’ll work again, says Peter Sharkey.

A new £100,000 fund has been launched in Breckland to support local entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses in an effort to boost employment and training opportunities in the area.

Norfolk Community Foundation

Do companies do enough to keep their staff with workplace perks like pilates? Peter Sharkey investigates.

Peter Sharkey

Ad Feature Why low-risk investments are in demand

Friday, January 4, 2019

Gold’s appeal remains undimmed in 2019, says finance expert Peter Sharkey

Peter Sharkey

A study has found that 85% of Anglian Water is owned by overseas shareholders, prompting calls for the water industry to be nationalised.

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A woman has suffered minor injuries following a crash near Swaffham.

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Police in Dereham have seized a car after the driver was reported for driving without any insurance or a valid MOT.

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The Duke of Edinburgh has received a replacement vehicle less than 24 hours after his car was destroyed in a crash in Sandringham.

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If a business idea worked in the past, there’s every chance it’ll work again, says Peter Sharkey.

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They are the bane of many a driver’s day, but new figures show Norfolk County Council is actually the fastest council to repair potholes in East Anglia.

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