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She was a key figure in one of the most notorious crimes in British history, with a past rooted in a quiet Norfolk town.

A new policing commander has vowed to “earn the respect of the people” as his officers battle county lines drug dealing and a surge of violent crime in the area.

They are the bane of many a driver’s day, but new figures show Norfolk County Council is actually the fastest council to repair potholes in East Anglia.

Martin Wilby

Pharmacists in Norfolk are “at their wits’ end” as they struggle to get hold of many common medicines, including painkillers and anti-depressants.

European Union

A £4.4m roundabout is to replace a junction at a notorious crash blackspot could be built by the autumn, after the scheme was granted planning permission.

Alison Thomas

There is still time to have your say about adult mental health services in Norfolk and Waveney, with local people being urged to join the conversation to help take the plans to the “next step and make it real.”

All the twists and turns of the council chamber could soon be available to watch from the comfort of your own laptop, tablet or mobile device.

Labour

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Harleston Magpies Ladies missed out on promotion to the top flight of indoor hockey after finishing a respectable fourth in Division One at Nottingham.

I had to be fit for work, now it’s not so easy, says ex-city footballer Darren Eadie

NHS

Following last weekend’s outstanding victory against Luton, Diss returned to reality with a thumping defeat in Essex.

Diss Rugby Club has revealed plans to restart a ladies side with officials hoping an upcoming national event will spark interest amongst local woman to try out the sport.

United Kingdom

Jon Abbott has taken a step up the football ladder to take over as manager of Thurlow Nunn League Division One North strugglers Diss Town.

Premier Division

Diss Events

A storyteller and a musician will be sending shivers up the audience at Diss Corn Hall with an evening of spine-tingling tales and haunting live music.

BBC

The organiser who has pulled the plug on a summer music festival planned for a Norfolk town said the event could return in 2020 if issues over the hiring of a park could be settled.

Geoff Dixon

He may not be returning to the Norwich Theatre Royal pantomime this Christmas, but Ben Langley fans will still get the chance to see him in Norfolk this year.

Ben Langley

A singing group is offering free taster sessions as it searches for new members.

Harleston

Christmas and New Year are memories but January blues need not kick in - even if it is claimed to be the most depressing month of the year.

University of East Anglia

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