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Yesterday, 21:42

Communities across East Anglia will today begin a massive clear-up after Storm Doris caused chaos across the region.

Strong winds have blown over more than 230 trees in Norfolk this afternoon as Storm Doris sweeps across the region.

Norfolk County Council

About 25,000 homes across East Anglia remain without power overnight due to Storm Doris - and some may not be restored until Friday afternoon,

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

An amateur dramatic group is putting together a bid to buy an unused church to turn it into a permanent performance space.

Harleston

She has lived through two world wars, 25 prime ministers and an age where the television – let alone the internet – was, for most people, purely a fantasy.

Norfolk

Trains between Norwich and Diss were severly affected by Storm Doris as high winds swept across the region.

Diss

Railway and air travel services are operating smoothly so far despite warnings of disruption due to stormy weather today.

Crime

Wed, 16:30
Norfolk Police

More than 100 suspected drug dealers have been arrested by police in Norfolk as the drive to rid our county of heroin and cocaine gathers pace.

Five teenagers have been arrested in connection with far-right and anti-Semitic graffiti which was sprayed on shop windows in Long Stratton.

A police probe has been launched after far-right and anti-Semitic graffiti was sprayed at a Long Stratton shopping centre.

South Norfolk Police

Thieves cut a padlock and stole £400 worth of oil from a tank at a Suffolk home.

The reward will close in the coming days, with anyone who has any information that leads to Corrie McKeague’s discovery being urged to come forward now.

Cambridge

Health

Wed, 18:23
Richard Bacon

An MP has helped launch a new book promoting the importance of mental health awareness.

Improving treatment for men and teaching medics to identify people at chronic risk of suicide are among steps set to be rolled out to reduce the number of people who kill themselves.

NHS

The last time Sheila Preston saw her son alive was Christmas 2014.

University of East Anglia

Life can be a daily struggle for little Maisie Jones, who suffers from a rare condition that makes reading and looking at patterns difficult.

How fast you receive treatment after experiencing psychosis will soon depend on whether you live in Norfolk or Suffolk.

NHS

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Education

Tue, 12:00

School leaders must not be complacent in their journey to pull up standards, the head of a relaunched improvement scheme has said.

It’s a unique school project - 2,000 years in the making.

Heritage Lottery Fund

Unsightly litter was cleared off the streets and parks of Diss thanks to the efforts of high school pupils.

South Norfolk Council

A village playgroup is celebrating a ‘good’ grading from Ofsted, more than three years after its previous inspection.

Lauren Cope

Suffolk County Council is looking for two young people to co-host an awards ceremony shining a light on those who have gone the extra mile to improve education in the county.

Suffolk County Council

Business

Tue, 12:17
Diss

A south Norfolk family food firm is set to go into liquidation after failing to keep pace with a mounting order book in a “disastrous” 2016.

A Norfolk marketing agency has completed the branding for a major scheme to deliver expert advice to exciting young businesses.

Norfolk

Employment in the UK has reached its highest rate since records began, the latest labour market figures show.

A newly-qualified Norfolk accountant is on top of the world, after recording the highest global score for her final set of professional exams.

A director at Diss-based chartered surveyors and auctioneers, TW Gaze, has earned a rare accolade.

Diss

Most Read

Wed, 11:54

East Anglia may benefit from a boost in US visitors following the announcement that Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg’s HBO miniseries, Masters of the Air, will focus on The 100th Bomb Group.

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United Kingdom
Yesterday, 19:14

She has lived through two world wars, 25 prime ministers and an age where the television – let alone the internet – was, for most people, purely a fantasy.

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Norfolk
Tue, 17:00

A new vintage-inspired tearoom has been opened by a mother and daughter team.

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Yesterday, 19:29

An amateur dramatic group is putting together a bid to buy an unused church to turn it into a permanent performance space.

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Harleston
Yesterday, 07:00

East Anglia could be at the centre of a multi-million pound HBO miniseries following the story of two US airmen.

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