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Yesterday, 14:22

A Norfolk showjumper who suffered a heart attack and his prizewinning horse that has overcome a rare form of cancer have proved themselves comeback kings.

Planners have recommended that controversial plans to build modern flats overlooking Diss Mere be approved despite obections from heritage watchdogs.

Burglars used an overgrown area of wasteland to break into a Diss camping business and carry off full gas bottles.

People living in Norfolk have been warned about a council tax scam offering them a refund.

Channel 5 producers are on the lookout for Norfolk's most troublesome toddlers for a new TV show.

Police investigating the overnight theft of a Land Rover in Eye are appealing for information.

An Eye D-Day veteran's Normandy story has been included in the publicity for a new £2 coin to mark the 75th anniversary of the beach landings.

Crime

Yesterday, 12:58

Burglars used an overgrown area of wasteland to break into a Diss camping business and carry off full gas bottles.

Police investigating the overnight theft of a Land Rover in Eye are appealing for information.

A Suffolk playgroup has been given a helping hand in the form of a £500 donation to repair some of the damage caused by vandals over four nights last month.

Norfolk is a hotspot for computer fixing fraud, it emerged today.

King's Lynn

A man has appeared in court charged with causing a danger to road users after rocks were thrown at vehicles driving on the Norfolk-Suffolk border.

Health

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Staff working in children and young people's mental health were forced to make their own waiting lists as official data was so inaccurate and cases "slipped through the net".

A new initiative which aims to make sure that people who have suffered a cardiac arrest receive lifesaving help as quickly as possible has launched across the region.

People experiencing a mental health crisis will no longer be held in police cells, Theresa May has announced.

The Duchess of Cambridge has praised East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH) as a "truly heart-warming example to us all" in a letter of support.

Teenage pregnancy rates in Norfolk have risen amid a warning from experts that public health cuts could worsen progress.

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Education

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

A village school has been retained its 'good' rating following its first Ofsted inspection in seven years.

A Suffolk playschool for children with additional needs has been targeted by 'mindless vandalism' on four occasions in one week.

Wide variations in primary places in South Norfolk have been revealed by new figures showing some schools having to turn away pupils while others struggle to fill classes.

More than 100 schoolchildren from across Norfolk joined forces to take part in an anti-bullying project that aims to support pupils who have been targeted by bullies.

Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day - and even more so for children preparing for exams.

Business

Yesterday, 13:02

People living in Norfolk have been warned about a council tax scam offering them a refund.

Punters will be able to put their favourite south Norfolk forward for the South Norfolk Council Pub of the Year Awards.

Employers in South Norfolk have backed a new initiative to support young people into work.

An award-winning Norfolk brewery has closed blaming a boom in the number of microbreweries that has left the market saturated.

The owner of an independent shoe shop says she has been forced to close after becoming the latest victim of online shopping and pressures on the high street.

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Yesterday, 11:08

Planners have recommended that controversial plans to build modern flats overlooking Diss Mere be approved despite obections from heritage watchdogs.

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Sunday, June 23, 2019

Diss Cyclathon notched up a few gears by welcoming record numbers to its cross country event.

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Monday, February 21, 2011

A Norfolk church has submitted proposals to remove the remains at a disused graveyard as part of plans to build a bungalow and garage on the site.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

A man who hit rock bottom when his marriage broke down was found growing 27 cannabis plants with a potential street value of more than £5,000, a court heard.

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

A teenager from Harleston has won a national fishing competition after landing seven fish in the final.

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