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Yesterday, 15:59

A mother has spoken out against Universal Credit after she and her seven-year-old daughter survived on party leftovers for days.

A farmers’ market is celebrating almost two decades in business this weekend.

More than 3,500 drivers were caught speeding in Norfolk and Suffolk last month as part of three-week a police crackdown.

The leadership of a town council has changed hands for the second time in months.

Julian Mason

Trains running between Norwich and Diss were running at a reduced speed on all lines today.

Norwich

Plans to build 110 new homes on a north Suffolk chicken farm have been recommended for refusal – on the grounds the development is “inherently unsustainable”.

Crime

Yesterday, 17:12

More than 3,500 drivers were caught speeding in Norfolk and Suffolk last month as part of three-week a police crackdown.

Police have stepped up patrols in a South Norfolk town in response to arrests following a violent confrontation.

A shop worker has described the terrifying moment a young man was attacked in front of her.

Diss

Three teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of affray following a disturbance in Diss.

A community has reacted with disgust after a children’s play area was vandalised for the second time in a week.

Health

Thu, 15:43
public health england

The number of people diagnosed with the sexually transmitted infection syphilis in Norfolk has risen by 88pc in the last five years.

A Norfolk A&E consultant has spoken out about the ‘demoralising’ pressure on staff on the frontline and suggested more money for social care was the way to help.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A £500,000 review has revealed efforts to stem demand in Norfolk’s NHS has been “fire-fighting”, improvements were “starting from behind” and a lack of social care means patients stay in hospital eight days longer than necessary.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A thyroid drug which has been hailed as life-changing and has been at the centre of a fierce campaign for access will finally be available more easily in Norfolk and Waveney.

NHS

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Education

Tue, 16:44

Almost £5,000 has been raised by sixth form students for East Anglian charities.

Thousands of youngsters around the country, including in Norfolk, are expected to go on strike from school today as part of a global youth action over climate change.

United Kingdom

A South Norfolk school maintained its rating of good in an Ofsted inspection.

Primary School

Thousands of young people will come together to compete for their School Sports Partnership in the Norfolk Winter School Games.

The new head teacher of a school attended by Diana, Princess of Wales, has said he wants to put the institution back on the map.

China

Business

Yesterday, 17:23

A farmers’ market is celebrating almost two decades in business this weekend.

These are the local takeaways you could see disappear from Just Eat as it announces plans to ban any restaurant with a zero food hygiene rating.

A herbs and spices farm in a village near Eye is hoping to build a brand new factory complex spanning 30,000sqm – a move which could create dozens of new jobs.

Mid Suffolk District Council

An inaugural awards show has celebrated the variety and success of businesses in the south of Norfolk.

Michael Edney

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Friday, February 15, 2019

Investing in uncertain times can pay longer-term dividends, says financial columnist Peter Sharkey.

Peter Sharkey

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Yesterday, 15:59

A mother has spoken out against Universal Credit after she and her seven-year-old daughter survived on party leftovers for days.

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Thu, 16:50

History enthusiasts have expressed frustration at the copyright status of a large collection of Victorian photographs which they believe should be fully accessible.

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Diss
Yesterday, 09:04

Speed on a section of the A140 is set to be reduced to 30mph as work begins in earnest on a £4.4m roundabout to replace a crossroads that at is a notorious crash blackspot.

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Norwich
Yesterday, 13:33

Trains running between Norwich and Diss were running at a reduced speed on all lines today.

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Norwich
Yesterday, 17:00

The leadership of a town council has changed hands for the second time in months.

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Julian Mason

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