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Yesterday, 12:27

An elderly woman was ordered to sit down while a group of men burgled her Palgrave home.

A home has been burgled

Police are appealing for witnesses after a burglary in Hoxne near Diss.

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Diss Museum is reopened by Richard Bacon MP after their winter revamp.

Do you live in south Norfolk? Want to grill politicians on what matters most to you?

Victoria Bacon has organised an event to mark the Battle of France.

The wife of a Norfolk MP has organised a 75th anniversary event to remember the Allied servicemen who tried to stem German invasion forces overwhelming France near the start of the Second World War.

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The EDP Stars of Norfolk awards. Winners of the Team of the Year Award from BEAT, presented by Tom Fitzpatrick, left, and a special gift presented by Sheila Oxtoby, right. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Do you know someone who selflessly spends their time helping others, or who has shown remarkable bravery in the face of adversity?

Tony Haynes and Australian High Commissioner to the UK, Hon Alexander Downer AC.

A hero who saved a woman from drowning in a harbour has been presented with a bravery award.

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Crime

Saturday, March 14, 2015

A total of 50 pigs are feared dead in a barn blaze near Eye after 100 tonnes of straw caught alight at a farm.

George Robson, former schoolmaster at Banham Marshalls College. Photo: Denise Bradley.

Fourteen Norfolk claimants are among nearly 120 people who are part of a civil action alleging they were sexually, physically and emotionally abused at a school in the county between 1975 and 2003.

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Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

Thieves have stolen a blue generator worth £3,500 from a property in Kenninghall.

Police in Norfolk and Suffolk have been targetting passengers who dont belt-up.

A week-long campaign to catch people not wearing a seatbelt has stared.

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Police are appealing for help in identifying a man they would like to speak to in connection with a theft from the Co-op store in Eye.

Police are appealing for help in identifying a man they would like to speak to in connection with a theft from the Co-op store in Eye.

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Health

Monday, March 16, 2015

A mother-of-three who broke her neck in a cancer charity sky dive, after beating the disease herself, has thanked the crews she says stopped her from living life in a wheelchair.

The Hartismere Health and Care building (formerly known as Hartismere Hospital) in Eye was officially re-open this weekend (Saturday 30 June) following a major refurbishment by NHS Suffolk.

A north Suffolk health site is set to offer residents of Diss and the surrounding area a range of community health services,

Wymondham Leisure Centre

A major council investment of more than £4m will be poured into south Norfolk leisure centres in a bid to transform them into community hubs.

ERS Medical took over the patient transport contract in October.

Patients have waited for more than four hours for hospital transport following the awarding of a health contract to a private provider.

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Education

Headteacher Karen Sewell says that the school's report has many positives.

A junior school in Diss has been told it is in need of improvement following an Ofsted inspection.

Scenes from the CPRE schools conference at Fakenham Academy conference hall. Picture: Matthew Usher.

The impact of housing and tourism on rural Norfolk was the hot topic of conversation as youngsters from across the county came together to discuss rural issues and how they affect their communities.

Ian Cleland, chief executive of the Academy Transformation Trust. Picture: Ian Burt

Most academy groups provide services to their schools, such a finance, legal and school improvement, usually funded by ‘top slicing’ part of each school’s government grant.

Picture: David Davies/PA Wire

Eleven schools across our region could be at risk of government intervention after falling below a key target in the latest GCSE league tables.

Business

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Three top family regional attractions have launched a recruitment drive for hundreds of seasonal posts.

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Yesterday, 12:27
Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

An elderly woman was ordered to sit down while a group of men burgled her Palgrave home.

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Thu, 15:19
A home has been burgled

Police are appealing for witnesses after a burglary in Hoxne near Diss.

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Mon, 14:33

A man and woman suffered injuries after they were assaulted in Harleston in the early hours of Saturday.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Destiny Hyacinth, 15. Missing and believed to be in Diss

Police are appealing for help to find a missing girl who is believed to be in Diss.

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