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Yesterday, 16:44
Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service were at the scene of a fire yesterday causing homes to be left without TV and radio.

Fire crews from Norfolk were called across the border to help extinguish a fire near Diss.

The site of Long Strattons 3G artificial grass pitch.

A new artificial grass pitch in Long Stratton, which will address the sporting needs of the community, will be given significant funding from the FA and Premier League.

Clayton Hudson
Sammy Pegg with her dog Blaze, together they have been successful in a team agility event at the European Open Junior Agility Championships in Slovakia.

A young dog trainer has returned home to Diss with two trophies after representing Great Britain at a European competition.

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EDP Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards 2015 at St Andrews Hall, Norwich. Special Recognition Award winners  the Norfolk D-Day Veterans. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Whether young, old or somewhere in between, everybody has the opportunity to contribute to our community and help make it a better place to live.

Norwich
Fressingfield CEVC Primary School are celebrating a Good OFSTED report.
The school is looked after by Headteacher, Mark Taylor.

A primary school, previously rated as requiring improvement, is celebrating after efforts to move the school forward were rewarded with a “good” Ofsted rating.

Primary School
Norfolk farmer Helen Reeve has won a business bursary from the Prince's Countryside Fund and Land Rover. She is pictured with her herd of Dexter cattle.

A Norfolk farmer’s business has been given a royal helping hand – with the loan of a brand new all-terrain vehicle to help take her pedigree beef venture down the right road.

Nissan
Peter Stuart (left) whose body has been found close to his Weybread home, and his wife Sylvia (right) who is missing - police believe she has been murdered.

A man charged with the double murder of a Suffolk couple has been remanded in custody until August 19.

Peter Stuart

Crime

Thu, 16:37
Sylvia Stuart
Weybread murder investigation.

A man is set to appear before Ipswich magistrates tomorrow to be charged with the murder of Weybread couple Peter and Sylvia Stuart, police have said.

The search for Syliva Stuart, who is now believed to have been murdered. Picture: Sonya Duncan

Suffolk double murder suspect Ali Qazimaj is expected to appear before Ipswich magistrates on Friday after his appeal against extradition from Luxembourg was turned down.

Peter Stuart
The search for Sylvia Stuart, who is now believed to have been murdered. Picture: Sonya Duncan

A Luxembourg judge has dismissed an appeal by the man suspected of murdering a Weybread couple against his extradition.

Peter Stuart
Redenhall with Harleston Town Council chairman Barry Woods in front of the vandalised multi use games area (MUGA)

It is not yet clear when the Harleston’s multi-use games area (MUGA) will be reopened after vandals attacked it with bottles, spreading shattered glass across the surface.

France
Peter Stuart (left) whose body is believed to have been found close to his Weybread home, and his wife Sylvia (right) who is missing.

A man suspected of killing a Suffolk couple has appealed the decision to extradite him to the UK.

Peter Stuart

Health

Nick Conrad. Photo: Steve Adams

“No one has ever become poor by giving.” Simple words but most profound. The scribe? Ann Frank. The phrase has always resonated with BBC Radio Norfolk presenter NICK CONRAD. Here he explains why.

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Education

Yesterday, 07:30
Primary School
Fressingfield CEVC Primary School are celebrating a Good OFSTED report.
The school is looked after by Headteacher, Mark Taylor.

A primary school, previously rated as requiring improvement, is celebrating after efforts to move the school forward were rewarded with a “good” Ofsted rating.

Brockdish School closes this week after pupil numbers have fallen over the last few years.
 Staff members with the pupils are (left to right) governor Jan Croxson, teacher Nikki Dean, secretary Jill Edwards and teaching assistant Mary Mills.

As the school term ends most youngsters will be looking forward to spending their free days with friends.

Norfolk County Council
Schools included in the Priority School Building Programme 2 are still waiting for work to be done. Photo: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Figures from the Department for Education’s School Workforce survey for 2015 have revealed the average salaries of teachers in every school in Norfolk.

Norfolk County Council
Staff and children from Gissing Children's Centre celebrate their outstanding Ofsted rating. Picture: Submitted

The manager of a south Norfolk pre school said she is delighted after it was rated “outstanding” following an Ofsted inspection.

Chenery Travel at Dickleburgh.

South Norfolk-based Chenery Travel unexpectedly stopped trading on Friday, leaving Norfolk County Council to rearrange school routes operated by the company.

Business

Thu, 09:21
Hans Daugaard-Hansen has bought Culrose Residential Care Home in Dickleburgh but difficulties involving his bank means he's unable to access the business bank account to pay staff.

The new owner of a care home near Diss has hit out at bank delays which have forced him to pay £30,000 in staff wages and bills from his own pocket.

Unemployment has fallen across the region with a record number in employment across the country. Picture: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Our region has the lowest unemployment rate across the country after seeing the number without work fall to 112,000 - a rate of just 3.5%.

European Union
A Co-op Food store. Photo credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

The Co-operative group plans to sell off nearly 300 stores to a rival firm as it looks to overhaul its retail footprint across the UK.

United Kingdom
Oxfam Diss proposed the new bargains market in the town's market place. Here, Oxfam volunteers Roberta Playford and Blanche Goodrum promote the event.

The Diss market place is set to come alive with trade as it prepares to host the town’s first ever bargains market.

Midwich has taken on 30 new employees as it continues its expansion.

Trade technology company Midwich has continued its expansion by taking on 30 new staff across the business.

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Yesterday, 16:44
Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service were at the scene of a fire yesterday causing homes to be left without TV and radio.

Fire crews from Norfolk were called across the border to help extinguish a fire near Diss.

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Thursday, August 13, 2015
Jamie Davey gives a working demonstration of one of the vintage tractors at the open day

A display of vintage tractors and machinery has been hailed a success after more than 300 people attended the event at Bridge Farm in Thelnetham

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Thu, 09:22
Brockdish School closes this week after pupil numbers have fallen over the last few years.
 Staff members with the pupils are (left to right) governor Jan Croxson, teacher Nikki Dean, secretary Jill Edwards and teaching assistant Mary Mills.

As the school term ends most youngsters will be looking forward to spending their free days with friends.

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Norfolk County Council
Fri, 16:15
Peter Stuart (left) whose body has been found close to his Weybread home, and his wife Sylvia (right) who is missing - police believe she has been murdered.

A man charged with the double murder of a Suffolk couple has been remanded in custody until August 19.

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Peter Stuart
Thu, 15:51
East Anglian Air Ambulance

A man was taken to hospital with a serious head injury after falling off a bicycle in Pulham St Mary, near Diss, this morning.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

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