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Abellio Greater Anglia train.

Rail services are slowly returning to normal, after a nightmare morning for travellers with numerous Greater Anglia mainline services suspended.

Tony Rizzo, founder of the Alternative Hair Show and its charity Fighting Leukaemia, with Fleur Guyton.

A 20-year-old woman who lost her hair after undergoing treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, has shaved it off again for charity.

Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a burglary in Ditchingham, near Bungay.

John Trent, 26, from Norwich, who has been aided by the Moving Forward programme run by Norwich charity Equal Lives.

Projects which aim to help the most disadvantaged people in Norfolk and Suffolk get into work are to share a slice of £160,000.

Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass.

Five people were fortunate to avoid serious injury after a two vehicle crash at rush hour.

Emergency services were at the scene of a two-vehicle crash in Besthorpe this afternoon, where they rescued a trapped person.

Crime

Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a burglary in Ditchingham, near Bungay.

Police are appealing for information after burglars stole an elderly man's savings in Bradwell

Witnesses are being sought after four cars were broken into in Hethersett.

A lorry sunk into the pavement in Victoria Road in Diss, leaving behind two large holes.

Anglian Water has confirmed a sewer collapse is responsible for two large holes left in a pavement in Diss.

A Suffolk fire engine on the way to an emergency

A fire crew attended a car and straw bales blaze in Pulham St Mary.

Health

Monday, December 1, 2014

A father-of-two who had to be cut out of his car and airlifted to hospital after a migraine caused him to crash on a remote Norfolk road is running the London Marathon - to pay back the cost of the East Anglian Air Ambulance which came to his aid.

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital car park from the air. Photo: Mike Page

A health minister has urged NHS chiefs to ensure regular visitors are exempt from car parking fees after it emerged that Norfolk’s three main hospitals made more than £3m profit from charges last year.

Chris Ball, pharmacist at Hurn Chemist in Norwich, who is part of a new campaign urging patients to cut down on wasted medicines. Picture: Supplied

Patients have been urged to help save the NHS millions of pounds after it emerged that almost £5m was being lost every year in Norfolk through unused prescription medicines.

Norfolk Care Awards 2014. Pictured: Outstanding Achievement - Paul Goldsmith and Paul Scott.  Photo: Supplied

Do you know a carer who has gone beyond the call of duty?

Queen Elizabeth Hospital staff on strike. Picture: Ian Burt

Thousands of health workers went on strike today in protest at the Government’s controversial decision not to give them a 1pc pay rise, including midwives taking action for the first time in their history.

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Education

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

A headteacher of a primary school in Long Stratton has spoken of her disappointment after an Ofsted inspection said the school “requires improvement” – and has demanded a re-inspection.

Pupils from three primary schools showed off their operatic skills when they rehearsed an opera they had composed themselves.
More than 90 pupils from St Mary’s Primary School at Long Stratton, Pulham Market Primary School and Diss Junior School are taking part in the Norfolk Schools Project, run by Norwich Theatre Royal. 
The project culminates in a performance on the theatre’s stage on November 9.

Pupils from three primary schools showed off their operatic skills when they rehearsed an opera they had composed themselves.

Business

Monday, October 13, 2014

East Anglia’s fastest growing medium-sized businesses have mounted combined sales of £3.9bn, according to new report underscoring their value to the local economy.

The Diss in View business exhibition event at the Park Hotel. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

An increased number of exhibitors showed off the best that Diss has to offer when they participated in an annual showcase for local businesses.

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Sunday, December 14, 2014

Emergency services have been called to a crash between Thetford and Diss.

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Mulleys bus crash on Fornham Road, Bury St Edmunds.

A driver has described the dramatic moment overhanging steel from a lorry smashed every window down the side of a bus in a freak accident – luckily missing passengers.

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Artist Kazz Morohashi with her Meow Mansion which is on display at the Cats Protection shop in Norwich.

Decorated in fairy lights and jelly stars, and with a party ring biscuit doubling as a Christmas wreath on the front door, this elaborate gingerbread house is home sweet home to Kitty and Boots and their 65 kittens.

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Abellio Greater Anglia train.

Rail services are slowly returning to normal, after a nightmare morning for travellers with numerous Greater Anglia mainline services suspended.

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Thursday, August 12, 2010

Mystery surrounds the future of a prominent south Norfolk landmark, which closed five years ago.

The imposing Harleston Corn Exchange has served the public in many guises in its more than 160 year history, including a venue for second world war dances, regimental balls, a magistrates' court, and shopping arcade.

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