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Martin Wilby

Sky-high fares, an unreliable service, and cheaper alternative transport options are all being blamed for a significant drop in rail passengers in Great Yarmouth over the last five years.

Children with life-threatening conditions have enjoyed a special Christmas party organised by the charity that offers them care and support.

Plans have been submitted that would pave the way for a public toilet block to be turned into a shop, cafe or takeaway.

Michael Edney

A man in his 30s has been arrested by police following an incident that saw firearms officers and trained negotiators called to a quiet street in a South Norfolk village.

Norfolk County Council

A children’s charity is urging people in Norfolk and Suffolk to buy an extra gift for a victim of crime this Christmas.

Instagram

Libraries around Norfolk are inviting people in for free tea and a friendly chat to help combat loneliness.

Margaret Dewsbury

The leader of Diss Town Council has stepped down with immediate effect.

Julian Mason

Crime

Mon, 16:53
Suffolk Police

A 52-year-old man from West Yorkshire has been given a suspended prison sentence for grooming offences against a teenage girl from north Suffolk.

Two drivers were arrested for drug driving amongst 42 traffic offences discovered during a police operation in South Norfolk.

Norfolk Police

The number of fixed-penalty notices (FPNs) issued to cyclists in Norfolk has fallen dramatically over the past two years, new figures have revealed.

Norfolk Police

At least five drivers have been caught driving illegally near Long Stratton as a police operation gets underway.

Norfolk Police

A gang which committed more than 200 burglaries across the eastern region over an 11-month period, carried out almost 100 of the raids in Norfolk.

Norwich

Health

Sunday, December 9, 2018
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

A mother who lost her son after he was stillborn is channelling her grief to help others by encouraging children to carry out random acts of kindness.

A woman who said her life was given back to her by access to a thyroid medication faces paying for the drug abroad as it is not funded by the NHS.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Norfolk residents are being urged to help prevent the spread of Norovirus as several cases of the virus have been seen in the county.

United Kingdom

A cash injection has been given to the region’s ambulance service as part of £1bn of funding announced by the government.

West Suffolk Hospital

Around one in three children in Norfolk are doing fewer than 30 minutes of exercise a day, with even lower numbers doing the governmental guideline of one hour of activity a day.

University of East Anglia

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Education

08:57
Norfolk County Council

A man in his 30s has been arrested by police following an incident that saw firearms officers and trained negotiators called to a quiet street in a South Norfolk village.

A Diss playschool has been praised for the ‘self care ability’ of its toddlers in a new Ofsted report.

A team of literary whizzes from Norfolk headed to London to battle it out in the finals of the national Kids’ Lit Quiz competition.

United Kingdom

A children’s centre which gives those with special needs a place to play while giving their families a much-needed break could be left homeless.

Pupils at Diss High School have pioneered a project to raise awareness of dementia through a series of morning assemblies that could be copied by schools across South Norfolk.

Yvonne Bendle

Business

Thursday, December 6, 2018
The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

A popular Christmas song inspires finance columnist, Peter Sharkey, to look at what investment has been like in 2018.

Content has become one of those buzz-wordy sounding things that it is trendy to bash.

Midwich, a Diss-based global distributor of specialist
audio visual products, has purchased Australian brand Blonde Robot.

Diss

A business born out of a resourceful hobby will put a twist in the tail of Christmas decorations across Norfolk homes this December.

Ad Feature Do you want to save more and work less?

Friday, November 30, 2018

Living for today doesn’t pay the bills, says Peter Sharkey – but you can make your money work for you.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

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08:57

A man in his 30s has been arrested by police following an incident that saw firearms officers and trained negotiators called to a quiet street in a South Norfolk village.

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Norfolk County Council
Yesterday, 13:20

A national pub chain that wants to build a 27-bedroom hotel and retail units in Diss has launched a fresh consultation in a bid to allay concerns over its impact on the town.

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Diss Town Council
14:53

Plans have been submitted that would pave the way for a public toilet block to be turned into a shop, cafe or takeaway.

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Michael Edney
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

A crew of firefighters hopes to knock famous popstars off the Christmas number one spot with their new festive single all about fire safety.

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Rescue Service
Mon, 15:57

It was at the heart of the Harleston community for 30 years, and now the former Apollo Club could be saved and reopened.

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