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Friday, January 24, 2020

The number of emergency hospital admissions for people in Norfolk with dementia has increased by more than 40pc in five years, a new report has found.

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The deaths of two vulnerable people living in the same Norfolk care home, including an elderly woman who died after she was attacked by another resident, have raised serious concerns.

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A mother-of-two whose life was saved by a kidney transplant has praised organ donation as the best thing anyone can do.

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King's Lynn

Faeces under fingernails, weeks without baths and calls to emergency services for support - these are some of the damning observations made at our region's failing care homes.

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A shortage of doctors has left individual GPs in our region responsible for as many as 4,000 patients, figures have revealed.

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Scientists studying dementia are appealing for volunteers to help them investigate how feasible it is for people to take up and stick to a Mediterranean-style diet.

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A formerly 32-stone councillor who once ate a sausage roll, steak slice and four chocolate bars for breakfast has halved his body weight in just 12 months.

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Diss

The family of an 81-year-old who was sent more than 250 miles away for mental health treatment and then died on the roadside have faced further heartache after being unable to plan her funeral.

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Almost 200 businesses across Norfolk and Waveney have been told they must clean up their act over food hygiene.

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The family of an 81-year-old have told of their anger that she faced the indignity of dying on a roadside on the M11 - because she had been sent hundreds of miles from home for mental health treatment.

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Friday, July 24, 2015

Pub chain J D Wetherspoon has made a fresh bid to open a pub in the heart of Diss.

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South Norfolk Council
Yesterday, 14:55

A brewery has applied to create an open air theatre following the success of its annual beer and Shakespeare festival.

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Diss

The family and friends of an Eye woman who died from undiagnosed diabetes have called for more awareness surrounding the condition.

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Yesterday, 15:42

Dozens of estates remain unclaimed in Norfolk. Check our tables to see if your surname is on the list - you could be due thousands of pounds.

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Saturday, January 25, 2020

An 800-strong workforce has moved into meat giant Cranswick's biggest factory project to date and production has begun.

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