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Residents in a canoe on the flooded Low Road at Scole. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Heavy rain which fell for several hours today has caused flooding in many areas of south Norfolk and Breckland

Plans have been put forward for fields off Cuffer Lane, near Moat Lane and Saint Martins Gardens in New Buckenham for housing.

The character of a Norfolk village, which is an early example of a medieval planned town, could be under threat if a new housing estate is built, according to residents.

United Kingdom
Vote counting takes place at St Andrew's Hall, Norwich after the ballot boxes arrived in a fleet of cars.
PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Here’s how the night and early morning unfolded as Britain voted to leave the EU in a historic referendum.

European Union
Dickleburgh Stores and Post Office reopens after the extensive renovation and refurbishment of the original store. l-r: Post office counter assistant Claire Edmeades, manager Callum Langstaff and Owner, Mike Humphreys.

A south Norfolk shop has reopened after having extensive refurbishment work done on both the inside and outside.

Post Office
Gissing Church has a rare example of an Angel Roof, the church is dire need of renovations after part of the outside wall developed cracks which could lead to collapse. The Friends of Gissing Church, Church Wardens, Parish council and villagers are coming together to raise money for the work needed to preserve the ancient building.

A south Norfolk church has received a funding boost after it was given a grant by the National Churches Trust.

St Mary's Church
This young roe deer was found alone in a garden in Market Weston, near Diss. But the RSPCA are offering advice for people to monitor young deers before reporting them because often the mother does come back. Picture:Submitted

This beautiful young roe deer caused concern when it was spotted in a garden in Market Weston, near Diss.

Archbishop Sancroft High School, Harleston

A south Norfolk school is celebrating its 50th anniversary which will see old staff and students return.

Archbishop Sancroft High School

Crime

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

Extradition proceedings to bring north Suffolk double murder suspect Ali Qazimaj to the UK are set to continue today.

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

Efforts are being made to extradite Suffolk double murder suspect Ali Qazimaj after he was discovered in Luxembourg.

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

North Suffolk murder victim Peter Stuart had been dead for at least two days before police found his body.

Ali Qazimaj
Peter Stuart (left) whose body was found close to his Weybread home, and his wife Sylvia (right) who is missing.

The search for missing Sylvia Stuart will be broadened from north Suffolk in a bid to find the 69-year-old.

Simon Parkes

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.

India
Emma Blizard a Diss motorcyclist who suffered serious injuries in a crash in Stanton.

A motorcyclist who suffered serious injuries in a horrific accident is taking part in a charity cycle ride to thank hospital colleagues who treated her.

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Education

Saturday, June 4, 2016
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.

Dr Roger Harris has become the headteacher at  Long Stratton High School

Long Stratton High School’s new headteacher has said his number one priority is to improve exam results.

John Wilson
Winners, left to right, back row: Harriet Bradnock, Jessica Read, Cllr James Joyce, Wendy Thomson (managing director of Norfolk County Council) Cameron Leitch, Greta Saripova. Left to right, front row: Charlotte Snell, Harvey Luker, Fleur Curson, Thomas Dewin

Nine young leaders are starting their first week as members of the youth parliament after winning elections which saw a record turn out.

Business

Saturday, June 4, 2016
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.

Best Western Brome Grange Hotel in Brome, near Diss, has received a TripAdvisor certificate of excellence.

Hotel staff are celebrating after they were praised for the quality of their hospitality.

Colchester Print Group

An employee-owned commercial print business which had been trading in Norfolk for 40 years has closed, leading to the loss of 35 jobs.

Attleborough
CVS in Diss. Chief executive is Simon Innes.

Veterinary giant CVS Group is eyeing expansion into Europe as it builds on the most acquisitive year in its history.

Ireland
Stephen Fenby, MD of Midwich at Diss, distributers for audio visual products. Picture: Denise Bradley

Audio-visual specialists Midwich Group, based in Diss, is expecting to raise £75.2m by floating on AIM.

BBC

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Yesterday, 21:14
Residents in a canoe on the flooded Low Road at Scole. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Heavy rain which fell for several hours today has caused flooding in many areas of south Norfolk and Breckland

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Rescue Service
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
A car tries to get through Station Road in Wroxham. Picture: Antony Kelly

Norfolk and north Suffolk faces another wet day today which could cause further localised flooding, the Met Office has warned.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2011
This map shows area in blue which are at risk of flooding in Norfolk

Shock figures have revealed that more than 100,000 properties in Norfolk are at risk of being flooded.

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Photo: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

BT broadband is down across the UK, the company has said.

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