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Dan Holley

Snow could be on its way to Norfolk on Sunday as the temperatures plummet to below freezing overnight.

Lanes on a busy roundabout will be closed overnight for three nights so that workmen can inspect drains on the road.

Popstar Ed Sheeran has announced his engagement to his long-term girlfriend.

A “beautiful” seven-year-old Husky dog is looking for someone to give her the permanent new home she deserves.

A driver failed a drugs test after being stopped for jumping a red traffic light.

A damning dossier compiled by a senior whistleblower from the region’s ambulance trust has claimed at least 40 patients died or were harmed due to delays over Christmas and New Year - including one person who froze to death.

Clive Lewis

A senior whistleblower within the region’s ambulance trust has claimed up to 80 people could have died or come to harm because of delays over the Christmas and New Year period.

House of Commons

Crime

A driver failed a drugs test after being stopped for jumping a red traffic light.

A driver has been stopped after trying to travel with a sofa strapped to the roof of a vehicle.

South Norfolk Police

A man has been convicted over the killing of a victim who was left with more than 65 stab wounds.

The managing director of a Suffolk haulage firm has received a driving ban for speeding on the A11.

Norwich Magistrates' Court

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk has denied a “power grab” as an independent report concluded he should govern the county’s Fire and Rescue Service.

Lorne Green

Health

Clive Lewis

A damning dossier compiled by a senior whistleblower from the region’s ambulance trust has claimed at least 40 patients died or were harmed due to delays over Christmas and New Year - including one person who froze to death.

A senior whistleblower within the region’s ambulance trust has claimed up to 80 people could have died or come to harm because of delays over the Christmas and New Year period.

House of Commons

The resignation of the region’s ambulance trust’s medical director has been announced just a day after it was alleged 20 people died waiting for help whilst the service was stretched.

Clive Lewis

A nursing leader has painted a bleak picture of the conditions nurses in East Anglia are working under, as it was revealed one in 10 leave the profession every year.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

The pressure on the NHS over Christmas meant Norfolk County Council bosses had to pay “golden hellos” to care providers to take in patients to free up beds.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

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Education

Yesterday, 08:36

Villagers have defeated a proposed school bus cut which would have meant children walking six miles to and from school alongside a fast and busy road.

Plans to halve the £10m budget for Norfolk’s children’s centre services have taken a step forward.

Liberal Democrat

A group of youngsters were given the chance to experience working as an artist after spending a day printing African inspired wall hangings.

Chris Brown

A popular pre-school could need about £100,000 to replace its crumbling 25-year-old mobile building - or risk having to close for good.

It has supported generations of pupils but after more than 25 years the carpet at a South Norfolk school has been replaced.

Elizabeth Truss

Business

Monday, January 8, 2018

A new wellbeing services company is hoping to find success in a “triple bottom line” of people, planet and profitability.

A Scole-based offshore firm is aiming to take advantage of the rising oil price and increased production in South America by launching a new operation on the continent.

Brazil

A business support organisation is bringing back a popular range of skills workshops for start-ups in Suffolk and Norfolk.

Diss

An audio-visual trade specialist in Norfolk is hitting the right notes after acquiring a £21m audio and lighting products distributor.

Top100

The country’s biggest vet services group, based in Diss, has warned customers they face higher prices as it struggles to recruit at its growing network of surgeries.

Top 100

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Popstar Ed Sheeran has announced his engagement to his long-term girlfriend.

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A driver failed a drugs test after being stopped for jumping a red traffic light.

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A councillor has resigned after a town decided to levy a 13.6pc increase in council tax against its residents this week.

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Treat the kids to hours of fun on flumes, inflatables and wave machines at these cool pools across the county...

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Wales
Yesterday, 11:00

It is one of the most historic buildings in Diss and the centrepiece of the town’s Heritage Triangle regeneration project.

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