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It boasts a hydrotherapy pool, state of the art sensory room and music studio.

Police have urged people to be vigilant against hare coursing and warned it will take strong action against those involved in an activity that has as "terrible impact" on rural communities.

People working at Thomas Cook travel agencies - with seven across Norfolk - face an anxious wait on jobs as the firm scrambles to avoid collapse.

It may be the middle of September but summer is not ready to say goodbye yet as temperatures are set to reach 26C in parts of East Anglia this weekend.

Family and friends have paid tribute to a teenager who loved nothing more than "getting covered in mud and getting stuck into something practical outdoors".

Patients in Norfolk and Waveney have rated appointment times as their biggest source of frustration, with some complaining of waiting several weeks to see a doctor.

Scores of children are expected to take to the streets tomorrow to make their voices heard over climate change fears.

Crime

Yesterday, 15:14

Police have urged people to be vigilant against hare coursing and warned it will take strong action against those involved in an activity that has as "terrible impact" on rural communities.

The public is being urged to help police find a wanted man who failed to turn up in court.

A former army officer is the Conservative pick to become the next police and crime commissioner for Norfolk.

Police have warned members of the public to examine their cash after fake £20 notes were circulated.

A professional paint sprayer was taken from a property during an overnight burglary.

Health

It boasts a hydrotherapy pool, state of the art sensory room and music studio.

Patients in Norfolk and Waveney have rated appointment times as their biggest source of frustration, with some complaining of waiting several weeks to see a doctor.

Patients are being "frightened" off making dentist appointments due to a "belligerent" approach to fining those who wrongly claim exemption from charges, according to industry leaders.

Almost £10m was spent on private ambulances for 999 and non-urgent work last year as the region's ambulance service's reliance on private transport has doubled.

Carers in Norfolk are being encouraged to take advantage of grants available to improve their lives in the face of the increasing financial strains and stress of looking after a loved-one.

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Education

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Parents who park where they shouldn't during the school run will face a greater chance of being fined in the future.

A frustrated mother has hit out at her daughter's school for "humiliating and degrading" pupils over uniform breaches.

A primary school has upped its performance after previously being told it needed to improve.

Students across mid-Norfolk have been jumping for joy as they picked up their GCSE results.

Business

Yesterday, 11:55

People working at Thomas Cook travel agencies - with seven across Norfolk - face an anxious wait on jobs as the firm scrambles to avoid collapse.

A cash pot of £1.5m has been secured for the full refurbishment of a town's leisure centre.

A Thomas Cook customer was left disappointed and frustrated after receiving a "somewhat bizarre" vegan breakfast consisting of orange juice, raisins, apple sauce - and milk.

Swaffham is one of 69 historic English shopping centres to benefit from the government's £95m regeneration fund.

Swaffham

Four Norfolk towns have won a share of £95m to rejuvenate the country's high streets.

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Yesterday, 08:27

Family and friends have paid tribute to a teenager who loved nothing more than "getting covered in mud and getting stuck into something practical outdoors".

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

It was its down-at-heel aura that first attracted Polly Grieff to the crumbling Old Manor at Saham Toney.

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Wed, 15:42

A bride-to-be has told how a surprise public proposal at a town carnival made her feel like she was in "a Disney movie".

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Thu, 17:15

Patients in Norfolk and Waveney have rated appointment times as their biggest source of frustration, with some complaining of waiting several weeks to see a doctor.

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Yesterday, 15:14

Police have urged people to be vigilant against hare coursing and warned it will take strong action against those involved in an activity that has as "terrible impact" on rural communities.

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