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Jewellery, cash and a Samsung tablet have been stolen in a burglary in Great Moulton.

Extra £5.3m for Norfolk broadband pot after BT enjoys better-than-expected results

Millions of pounds will be ploughed back into Norfolk’s flagship broadband roll-out deal with BT after the telecoms giant has seen a higher-than-expected take up of its services.

Marie Strong
Loans could be offered to attract teachers to the region

Interest-free loans could be used to encourage more teachers to move to Norfolk, as a campaign to tackle the county’s recruitment crisis moves into its next stage.

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A world record-holding New Holland CR10.90 combine harvester at work at Thelveton Farms, near Diss.

The world’s most powerful combine harvester has been put through its paces in Norfolk for the first time – and filmed from the air to record its performance.

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Anglea Kirby who will be walking in Diss as part of a round the world charity challenge.

A Canadian fundraiser will visit Diss on Friday, July 31 as part of a round the world challenge.

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Breeze Redwine who triumphed at the Teenstar singing competition

A teenager from Starston has wowed audiences to be named the winner of a national singing competition.

Norwich
Steven Trickey and Chris Lehrbach who are cycling 110 miles to 16 dairy farms for charity.

A pair of vets from south Norfolk will cycle more than 110 miles for charity this weekend, taking in 16 farms along the way.

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Crime

Friday, July 24, 2015
Suffolk Police

A racing bike has been stolen from a garden shed at a property in Burgate.

Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

Detectives are investigating a number of break-ins at properties in south Norfolk.

Norfolk Constabulary vehicle.

A motocross bike has been stolen from a house in Forncett St Peter.

Luke Wall.

A Norwich man jailed for a string of distraction burglaries is being sought by police after he breached the terms of his release from prison.

Norwich
Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass.

An elderly couple in Barningham, near Thetford, have been left extremely distressed after they were targeted by distraction burglars who stole cash and jewellery.

Suffolk Police

Health

Friday, July 31, 2015

South Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has become the latest NHS organisation in the county to start the search for a new chief.

Archbishop Sancroft High School student,Holly Welfare, has her head shaved for charity by her mum, Louise Worthington. Holly with Halden Collier who also had his head shaved.

A teenager had her head shaved for charity in a selfless act in front of her whole school.

Nick and Maxine Fulcher from North Lopham have been struggling to get the right care for their son Kieran.

The devastated family of a Norfolk teenager who has been sectioned due to mental health problems have told of the many failings in care they believe he faced.

Banham Community Centre - Frank Foster-Wright and Geraldine Sayers Cowper with member of the community and fayre organisers

Lifesaving equipment has been installed in the heart of a south Norfolk village.

Tom Gillingwater 28 - Simon Dazeley 46, Daniel Whitby 31, Kyle Kenneally 18, Steve Cox 55, Chris Witmore 37, Dermot Chapman 53, Mark Porter 34,  Jake Wright 24, Ross Lomax 24 pose for the calender.

A group of men from across Norfolk and Suffolk have bared all for a male cancer charity.

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Education

Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Interest-free loans could be used to encourage more teachers to move to Norfolk, as a campaign to tackle the county’s recruitment crisis moves into its next stage.

Archbishop Sancroft High School student,Holly Welfare, has her head shaved for charity by her mum, Louise Worthington. Holly with Halden Collier who also had his head shaved.

A teenager had her head shaved for charity in a selfless act in front of her whole school.

Group Lotus CEO, Jean-Marc Gales, right, and Neale McArdle, training director at Poultec, as Lotus takes on 25 apprentices. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Car-maker Lotus has announced it is to take on a raft of new apprentices.

Norfolk County Council
Headteacher at Roydon School, Sarah Bradford, celebrates with pupils, after their Ofsted success.

Staff and pupils at Roydon Primary School are celebrating after Ofsted rated the school ‘good’.

Spooner Row celebrated their 140th Birthday. The children dressed as victorians for the day and played old fashioned games. l-r Albert, Rafa, Bea, Theo and Yasmin.

A Wymondham primary school has celebrated its 140th Anniversary with a host of activities.

Wymondham

Business

Friday, July 24, 2015
South Norfolk Council

Pub chain J D Wetherspoon has made a fresh bid to open a pub in the heart of Diss.

Group Lotus CEO, Jean-Marc Gales, right, and Neale McArdle, training director at Poultec, as Lotus takes on 25 apprentices. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Car-maker Lotus has announced it is to take on a raft of new apprentices.

Norfolk County Council
The Thatcher's Needle on Park Road in Diss. Picture: Kate Royall

Plans for four retail units on land off a busy Diss road have been submitted.

South Norfolk Council
Jon Clemo, chief executive of the Norfolk Rural Community Council. Photo: Bill Smith

A councillor has expressed dismay at the planned closure of a Long Stratton bank and is urging bosses to rethink their decision.

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2 Sisters in Eye.
Picture by: Sonya Duncan

A chicken processing plant in Suffolk is to change hands next month with a halal meat operation taking over the site.

Anthony Carroll

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Thursday, July 30, 2015
James Williams with the 100lb catfish caught in Diss Mere

It reads like a script from a cult 1950s B-movie. In the early hours of a Tuesday morning, just after sunrise, a lone fisherman got a bite.

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Norwich
Friday, July 31, 2015
James Williams with the 100lb catfish caught in Diss Mere. The fish is still lurking in the Mere, having been released by its captor.

After reports the mythical ‘Monster of the Mere’ had at last been caught and photographed, speculation has arisen about how long the 100lb beast has been in Diss Mere.

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Jewellery, cash and a Samsung tablet have been stolen in a burglary in Great Moulton.

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Friday, July 31, 2015
Steven Trickey and Chris Lehrbach who are cycling 110 miles to 16 dairy farms for charity.

A pair of vets from south Norfolk will cycle more than 110 miles for charity this weekend, taking in 16 farms along the way.

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United Kingdom
Friday, July 31, 2015
File photo dated 07/12/10 of a general view of an NHS logo as Chancellor George Osborne is to deliver his first post-election Budget. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday July 8, 2015. See PA BUDGET stories. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

South Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has become the latest NHS organisation in the county to start the search for a new chief.

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