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Yesterday, 15:32

Sun-worshippers are out in numbers today as East Anglia enjoys one of the hottest days of the year so far.

A rose inspired by sunsets over a Suffolk river has made its debut at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Norwich

A south Norfolk abattoir, which had its licence to slaughter animals suspended while it was under investigation, has failed in its bid to be allowed to kill again.

Pupils at a Scole school tried out their skateboarding skills today as part of a push to introduce children to new sports.

Anglican Church

Vikings to Vintage vehicles and everything inbetween will be on show at Diss Carnival this year as residents celebrate Carnival Through the Ages on Sunday June 11.

Diss High School

Sun lovers hoping for a scorching bank holiday may be disappointed as forecasters predict temperatures will start to drop.

United Kingdom

Traders in Diss Heritage Triangle say they have taken a hit as roadworks set up to introduce traffic calming measures are affecting business.

Graham Minshull

Crime

Fri, 15:15

A flurry of overdoses in 24 hours has sparked fears that an unusually-potent batch of heroin is being pushed on Norfolk’s streets.

Police have charged a man with drink driving after a car crashed into three vehicles in a Norfolk village.

A man was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after crashing into three vehicles in a Norfolk village.

South Norfolk Police

As armed officers are deployed across the county in response to the increased threat level, the message from Norfolk’s chief is: “Talk to us”.

Lorne Green

Norfolk police have stationed armed police in Norwich and Great Yarmouth as part of a county-wide operation to reassure the public following the Manchester terror attack.

Health

Fri, 15:15

A flurry of overdoses in 24 hours has sparked fears that an unusually-potent batch of heroin is being pushed on Norfolk’s streets.

It is an issue which is dominating the election agenda, taking a close second place only to Brexit in polls on the most important issue to voters.

Theresa May

The region’s ambulance trust has launched a women’s special interest group in a unique style, with two of its female staff pulling off a feat of strength and determination in an ambulance pull challenge.

NHS

Schools in the east are being urged to help nurture a nation of lifesavers by taking part in Restart a Heart Day.

NHS

A Conservative government would consult on a possible cap on social care costs, Theresa May has announced.

Jeremy Corbyn

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Education

Friday, May 19, 2017
Norfolk County Council

Charging schools which expel students could worsen an alarming rise in expulsion rates in Norfolk and have a damaging impact on children’s welfare, a principal has warned.

An important meeting of leading figures in Norfolk education is being held today.

Norfolk County Council

Twenty-five rural schools in Norfolk have filled fewer than half of their reception class places, figures show.

Frustrated childminders and nursery schools in Norfolk and Suffolk have urged the government to rethink its “damaging” policy to double free childcare hours before many are forced to close.

United Kingdom

Hundreds of 11-year-old students across Norfolk and Suffolk will this week sit their SATs exams - but how would you fare?

Business

Wed, 14:00

A new trail linking ale, wine and cider producers in the Waveney Valley is being launched.

A south Norfolk abattoir is being investigated by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) over the killing of horses.

Food Standards Agency

Directors of a car sales group which saw a 13% jump in profits in 2016 are remaining cautious of forces which could affect the automotive industry.

Top 100

A public meeting is to be held to discuss the future of Diss’ Post Office.

Richard Bacon

England should look to a more European model of housebuilding and give control to homeowners themselves.

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Sunday, May 21, 2017

It stood empty for nine years before it was acquired by a community group last year.

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Peter Smith
Thursday, December 29, 2016

Police are today appealing for information to track down 10 men on a wanted list.

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Norwich Crown Court
Fri, 16:24

Traders in Diss Heritage Triangle say they have taken a hit as roadworks set up to introduce traffic calming measures are affecting business.

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Graham Minshull
Yesterday, 11:20

A rose inspired by sunsets over a Suffolk river has made its debut at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

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Norwich
Fri, 18:20

Vikings to Vintage vehicles and everything inbetween will be on show at Diss Carnival this year as residents celebrate Carnival Through the Ages on Sunday June 11.

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Diss High School

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