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West Suffolk Hospital

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital following a two-vehicle crash in Wortham on Friday morning,

GCSE results at Sprowston High School. Kelsey Andrews, left, who celebrated her birthday as well as her exam results with Alice Trett. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

GCSE results in Norfolk and Suffolk have gone up, as schools across the counties reported improvements on last year’s figures.

Diss High School students receive their GSCE results, 2016.
Chloe Mayes, Will Sait, Elise Squirrell, William Ashwood.

Although some school’s saw a fall in the number of pupils who gained A*-C grades in English and maths, there were many success stories.

Hartismere School
Harleston Lions are appealing for more volunteer members.
Pictured is President of the Harleston Lions, Mike Withinshaw.

It has been a big part of the community, from raising money to putting up the Christmas tree, but the Harleston Lions Club could close unless it attracts a deluge of new members.

Norfolk Glider Club,Tibenham held a competion for gliders from across Europe. Gliding champion Andy Davis with his glider.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Tibenham Airfield has welcomed some of Britain’s top glider pilots who are taking part in two national competitions.

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Chameleon House in Harleston is a restaurant space which is trying to find new owners after the current ones shut up the food side of their business to concentrate on their bed and breakfast. Ginni Ashken along with her husband Peter, used to run the restaurant but want to handover the keys to someone who can embrace the history and feel of the building.

In its 400 year history Chameleon House, in Harleston, has had a colourful trading past.

Keep up to date with the latest GCSE exam results with our live map

Our live GCSE results map will show how schools across Norfolk have performed in GCSE exams compared to previous years.

Crime

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Police have appealed for witness after a burglary in Attleborough. Picture: James Bass

Electrical items have been stolen after a burglary in Sunnyside, Diss.

Signs advertising Park Alive in Diss have been vandalised. Picture: SUBMITTED

“Mindless” vandals have destroyed five signs promoting Diss’s Park Alive music festival.

Rotary Club
Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass.

An undisclosed amount of cash and some personal items were stolen from a property on Wymondham Road in Bunwell, near Attleborough.

Two bay trees have been stolen from outside Hilary & Alice on Park Road, Diss. Courtesy of Pam Lawton

A furniture store is offering a reward to anyone who can help recover two beloved bay trees which were stolen from outside its premises.

Diss
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.

Sylvia Stuart

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Education

Diss High School students receive their GSCE results, 2016.
Chloe Mayes, Will Sait, Elise Squirrell, William Ashwood.

Although some school’s saw a fall in the number of pupils who gained A*-C grades in English and maths, there were many success stories.

Hartismere School
Keep up to date with the latest GCSE exam results with our live map

Our live GCSE results map will show how schools across Norfolk have performed in GCSE exams compared to previous years.

Arithmetic tests - but do the sums add up for the region's academies?
Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

A leading education expert has said school finances were facing “pressures on all sides” after an EDP analysis of 50 sets of academy accounts revealed deficits, staff cuts, and the impact of falling pupil numbers.

Hartismere School
Paston College students collect their A-Level results.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Thousands of A-level students around the region received their A-level results on Thursday.

Business

Monday, July 25, 2016
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CVS in Diss.
Chief Executive is SImon Innes.

Veterinary giant CVS Group has added 67 surgeries to its growing portfolio of practices, in what has been the most acquisitive year in its history.

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%.

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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.

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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.

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Fri, 09:51

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital following a two-vehicle crash in Wortham on Friday morning,

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West Suffolk Hospital
Thu, 15:40
Diss High School students receive their GSCE results, 2016.
Chloe Mayes, Will Sait, Elise Squirrell, William Ashwood.

Although some school’s saw a fall in the number of pupils who gained A*-C grades in English and maths, there were many success stories.

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Hartismere School
Thu, 08:36
Keep up to date with the latest GCSE exam results with our live map

Our live GCSE results map will show how schools across Norfolk have performed in GCSE exams compared to previous years.

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Thu, 19:13
GCSE results at Sprowston High School. Kelsey Andrews, left, who celebrated her birthday as well as her exam results with Alice Trett. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

GCSE results in Norfolk and Suffolk have gone up, as schools across the counties reported improvements on last year’s figures.

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Thursday, August 18, 2016
The Ordgar Anglo Saxon renactment group.

A north Suffolk town is set to be invaded by Norse warriors for the day.

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