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Customers of a popular hairdresser who died in his salon have spoken of their devastation as the “sad loss of a wonderful man”.

As thousands of runners prepare themselves for this year’s London Marathon, pupils at a primary School in Suffolk have held their own mini event is aid of a cause close to their school’s heart.

The recent wet weather has delayed almost all the spring work for most young farmers – but it has opened a window for events and competitions, writes EVIE SCARBOROUGH–TAYLOR of Norfolk YFC.

A town centre will lose its toilet block by the end of the year, following a council’s decision to allow the current building to be demolished.

Julian Mason

An inspirational veteran and double amputee is set to be honoured with the highest civic honours a town council can bestow upon an individual.

Duncan Slater

These are the 15 criminals Norfolk Constabulary is currently appealing for help to hunt in the county with crimes ranging from sex offences to assault.

Norfolk experiences its hottest day of the year today - and the warmest since the beginning of July 2017.

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Crime

Yesterday, 08:47

These are the 15 criminals Norfolk Constabulary is currently appealing for help to hunt in the county with crimes ranging from sex offences to assault.

To mark the start of a national campaign Norfolk police are urging victims of stalking to seek help.

Norfolk police

Police have released CCTV images to help identify a man suspected of shoplifting alcohol.

Suffolk police

The commissioner for Norfolk Police has accused county councillors of “scaremongering” over plans to explore bringing Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service under his control.

Cliff Jordan

A pub brawl, domestic violence and a suspected drink driver crashing into a tree.

Health

Friday, April 13, 2018
NHS

Norfolk’s women are more likely to be admitted to hospital with an alcohol-related condition now than they were five years ago, data reveals.

A mental health boss has hit out and branded it ‘utterly indefensible’ that a bid for more than £5m which would be used to address safety concerns was snubbed by the government.

Julie Cave

Golden hellos of up to £10,000 are being used to entice medical staff to the region’s struggling mental health trust, it has been revealed.

More than 170 people turned up at Norfolk’s emergency departments last year because of a sore throat, new data has revealed.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

More than £2m will be pumped in to a campaign to tackle loneliness in Norfolk.

Bill Borrett

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Education

Thu, 08:32
South Norfolk Council

A £5.75m plan to double the size of a primary school near Diss has been given the go ahead - and building work is already under way.

A new five-school academy trust has opened in Suffolk.

A building firm aimed to inspire the next generation of engineers by inviting school students to look around its high-tech facilities.

A Norfolk trust which educates vulnerable children has been told it must improve its “weak financial position” or risk having its funding withdrawn.

Unfilled places in the new intake at a Great Yarmouth school have doubled, amid proposals for a controversial merger.

Business

Wed, 16:28
United Kingdom

South Norfolk has ranked top in the county for dynamism amongst its businesses – but most of Norfolk comes in below the national average, according to a new study.

A Norfolk audio-visual and lighting equipment distributor is looking to the west for growth opportunities.

Top100

A community scheme to bring broadband to rural areas which would otherwise not be served has been connected.

An offshore wind farm in Norfolk has awarded the first clutch of grants from a scheme designed to support science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.

Diss

The expansion of a major employment site which has the potential to employ hundreds of people can now go ahead following a £2.65m funding award.

Breckland Council

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Yesterday, 12:21

An inspirational veteran and double amputee is set to be honoured with the highest civic honours a town council can bestow upon an individual.

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Duncan Slater
Yesterday, 12:22

A town centre will lose its toilet block by the end of the year, following a council’s decision to allow the current building to be demolished.

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Julian Mason
Yesterday, 16:57

As thousands of runners prepare themselves for this year’s London Marathon, pupils at a primary School in Suffolk have held their own mini event is aid of a cause close to their school’s heart.

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Thu, 18:42

A popular hairdresser who died at his salon will be missed by those in the town where he worked, a community leader has said.

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Yesterday, 08:47

These are the 15 criminals Norfolk Constabulary is currently appealing for help to hunt in the county with crimes ranging from sex offences to assault.

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