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14:47

A man who died after his car hit a tree on a rural road has been named by police.

Norfolk’s horticultural society is celebrating its 190th year by launching a mission to inspire more gardeners.

Chase Brewbacca’s interactive eggs around Norfolk at a pub near you.

Residents in 70 Norfolk villages and towns will have new meters installed as part of a plan to help people curb their water usage and slash bills.

Some 24 years ago, a 59-year-old Peter Mummery conquered the challenge of a lifetime by cycling the entire length of Spain.

A weather warning has been issued as parts of the county wake up to dense fog but a fine and sunny day will follow.

Norfolk Day is 100 days away and if you haven’t started planning yet, now is the time to pop the date in your diary and begin preparing.

Crime

Yesterday, 08:40

Police in Norfolk will be targeting drivers who text and talk behind the wheel as part of a two week-long enforcement campaign.

A documentary shining a light on the investigation which helped snare a man for a double murder which rocked a rural community to its core has aired on national television.

As Norfolk’s Class A drug supply remains stable despite more than 1,000 arrests, calls are being made for a radical change in policy. Luke Powell reports.

An Audi driver has had their car seized after being stopped by police on the A140 and found to be using a mobile phone at the wheel.

The man jailed for the murder of retired couple Peter and Sylvia Stuart has failed in a bid to appeal against his conviction.

Health

Tue, 06:30

As Norfolk’s Class A drug supply remains stable despite more than 1,000 arrests, calls are being made for a radical change in policy. Luke Powell reports.

Children in the east of England have the least money spent on their mental health care in the country, as some were having to threaten suicide to fight their way into treatment.

Almost half of Norfolk’s dental surgeries are closed to NHS patients as a lack of dentists in the county impacts on care.

More than 200 NHS staff, service users and members of the community have been reminded of the importance of showing empathy and compassion to others during Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s (NSFT) second equality, diversity and inclusion conference.

Norfolk Family Carers is offering help for families navigating the NHS Continuing Healthcare system, which pays for care for those with long-term significant health conditions.

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Education

Tue, 11:53

A south Norfolk pre-school rated “inadequate” by Ofsted is making strides towards improvement.

A royal visitor dropped in on nursery pupils in Norfolk to lend a hand with their preparations for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Plans have been submitted to repair a Grade II listed building at a school that has had to be partially closed due to its leaky roof and fears over its structural stability.

Nine secondary schools in Norfolk have more than one in five of their places for the new intake in September unfilled, figures reveal.

They may seem a little young to be in a courtroom – but these children could show they are the barristers and judges of the future when they take part in a mock trial.

Business

Tue, 09:39

A thriving brewery build in a former sawmill near Diss is set to open its own on-site Tap Room.

One of Norfolk’s business success stories that runs operations as far afield as Europe, Australia and New Zealand from its head office in Diss has celebrated its 40th anniversary.

A conservatory firm which collapsed with £760,000 of debt is being chased for thousands of pounds by customers.

Visitors to Africa Alive! and Banham Zoo will be helping save endangered animals as part of a five-year plan revealed by the new boss.

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Friday, April 5, 2019

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The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

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Yesterday, 18:20

A man found dead at a community playing field in a quiet South Norfolk village had taken his own life, an inquest has heard.

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14:47

A man who died after his car hit a tree on a rural road has been named by police.

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Yesterday, 11:16

A man in his 20s has died after the car he was driving crashed into a tree.

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Tue, 23:23

A documentary shining a light on the investigation which helped snare a man for a double murder which rocked a rural community to its core has aired on national television.

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Residents in 70 Norfolk villages and towns will have new meters installed as part of a plan to help people curb their water usage and slash bills.

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