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Yesterday, 18:17
Suffolk County Council

Construction could begin next year on three new roundabouts within a 15 mile stretch of the A140 after plans were submitted for a second scheme on the main Norwich to Ipswich road.

The East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) have bared all for a naked calendar to raise more than £600 for the East Norfolk Ambulance Fund.

The region’s train operator is to scrap most of its first class trains to make room for more standard seating.

Norwich

An operation targeting festive thieves has been launched in Diss.

Jim Squires

The deadline to nominate a South Norfolk business for an awards ceremony at Dunston Hall is closing in.

Michael Edney

An Anglo-Saxon gold treasure unearthed by a student while metal-detecting in Norfolk has been named the UK’s museum acquisition of the year in a national poll.

Norfolk County Council

A new Wetherspoons branch opening around September is expecting to recruit up to 60 staff.

Crime

Yesterday, 15:24
Jim Squires

An operation targeting festive thieves has been launched in Diss.

Norfolk’s police chief has said he will make a case for more police officers on the street, but it would mean a rise in council tax.

Lorne Green

A 33-year-old man was arrested by Suffolk police on suspicion of hare coursing and driving while under the influence of drugs.

Suffolk police

Police have charged one man with failing to stop after a crash, and another man with dangerous and drink driving on the same night.

Norwich Magistrates Court

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.

Suffolk Police

Health

Mon, 17:38
Antek Lejk

Four bereaved mothers travelled to London on Monday to demand change in mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk.

If you can’t get to the help you need, we’ll bring it to you - that’s the aim of a Norfolk health worker.

NHS

A woman who dropped two dress sizes after a doctor’s warning has described her high risk health scare as ‘terrifying’.

United Kingdom

Pollution could be worsening the condition of those suffering with asthma if they are not doing enough to manage their illness.

NHS

One of the county’s worst performing healthcare trusts could merge with Norfolk’s best in a bid to bring together care in the community.

Antek Lejk

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Education

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Primary School

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.

Neatherd High School

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 13, 2018
European Union

This week, Peter Sharkey looks at why thousands of people are using lifetime mortgages to buy a home in the sun.

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

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

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.

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Yesterday, 18:17

Construction could begin next year on three new roundabouts within a 15 mile stretch of the A140 after plans were submitted for a second scheme on the main Norwich to Ipswich road.

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Suffolk County Council
Yesterday, 09:42

A new Wetherspoons branch opening around September is expecting to recruit up to 60 staff.

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Mon, 15:30

A woman who dropped two dress sizes after a doctor’s warning has described her high risk health scare as ‘terrifying’.

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United Kingdom
Yesterday, 15:24

An operation targeting festive thieves has been launched in Diss.

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Jim Squires
Mon, 15:13

Occupants of new modern apartments would get a bird’s-eye view over Diss Mere if plans to develop a plot of overgrown land sloping to the water’s edge are approved.

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South Norfolk Council

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