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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.

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Norfolk County Council

Sky-high fares, an unreliable service, and cheaper alternative transport options are all being blamed for a significant drop in rail passengers in Great Yarmouth over the last five years.

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Martin Wilby
Yesterday, 19:52

Libraries around Norfolk are inviting people in for free tea and a friendly chat to help combat loneliness.

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Margaret Dewsbury
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

An Anglo-Saxon gold treasure unearthed by a student while metal-detecting in Norfolk is in the running to be named the UK’s museum acquisition of the year.

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Norfolk County Council
Thursday, November 29, 2018

Perhaps it’s time to tell someone how you’re really feeling, starting with the barber.

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Norfolk County Council
Monday, November 26, 2018

The squeeze on library services across the region as councils face financial pressures has been revealed by analysis of government figures.

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Suffolk County Council
Monday, November 26, 2018

A hard-hitting play hoping to effect a reduction in the numbers of injuries and fatalities on Norfolk’s roads will be performed in schools around the county.

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Norfolk County Council
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

For children with learning and physical difficulties, and their parents, a group like Musical Keys can help in many ways.

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Norfolk County Council
Saturday, November 17, 2018

Former Norwich City footballer Darren Eadie opens up about his own battles with mental health and tells men who may be struggling - talk about it.

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Norfolk County Council
Saturday, November 17, 2018

Norfolk County Council is warning people to be aware of cold callers pretending to represent trading standards who are using ‘gift card scams’ involving the purchasing of fake vouchers.

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County Council
Friday, November 16, 2018

Businesses in Diss say their income has been hit by delayed works to upgrade a pedestrian crossing that have been causing congestion.

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County Council
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Market Hill in Diss town centre has been closed for essential electrical repairs by UK Power Networks.

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Diss Town Council
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

More than 1,000 Norfolk residents have taken part in a consultation to have their say on council plans to close 46 children’s centres.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Drivers passing through Mere Street to Victoria Road will be greeted by the sight of two soldiers in a field of poppies as of Tuesday, November 6.

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Rotary Club
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Road works to create a pedestrian and cycle crossing on Victoria Road in Diss have been causing disruption in the town.

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Norfolk County Council
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner has announced that he will not be seeking re-election when his term ends in 2020.

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Lorne Green
Sunday, November 4, 2018

As Norfolk County Council consult on proposals to potentially close 46 of the county’s 53 children’s centres, Conor Matchett spoke with women whose lives were turned around by the work of the centres in one of Norfolk’s most deprived towns.

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West Suffolk Hospital
Friday, November 2, 2018

The search continues for eco heroes to enter this year’s Eco Awards to win cash prizes and tablet devices.

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Martin Wilby
Friday, November 2, 2018

Young people in a Norfolk Fire & Rescue youth development course have been sprucing up sites across the county as part of a new programme.

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Margaret Dewsbury
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Norfolk’s gritters are on standby as the Winter weather moves into the county.

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Norfolk County Council
Monday, October 29, 2018

A “big decision” has been made for Norfolk County Council to borrow £120m to build up to four new schools for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

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Steve Morphew
Saturday, October 27, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn will join the fight to protect Norfolk’s children’s centres during a visit to the county this weekend.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Friday, October 26, 2018

Plans on how to spend £4.2m to help with health and social care winter pressures in Norfolk - which was dubbed a ‘sticking plaster’ by a leading councillor - have been revealed.

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NHS
Friday, October 26, 2018

Works to improve a busy pedestrian crossing for cyclists lasting two weeks will begin on Monday, November 5.

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County Council
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Traffic will be disrupted in two South Norfolk villages as work begins on separate schemes to resurface a road and improve footpath links.

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Norfolk County Council
Sunday, October 21, 2018

From frequent late trains to reliable services, Norfolk’s worst and best stations for delayed train journeys have been revealed by analysis of punctuality figures.

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Norfolk County Council
Saturday, October 20, 2018

Norfolk and Waveney have lost around 50 bank and building society branches in the past four years, figures have revealed.

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Margaret Dewsbury
Friday, October 12, 2018

County councillors are to tell the government they want control over any fracking in Norfolk to rest with them, not with Whitehall.

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Liberal Democrat
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Cuts to Norfolk’s mobile libraries have been agreed, which will see two fewer vehicles and some stops no longer called at.

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Margaret Dewsbury
Thursday, October 4, 2018

Did you know high blood pressure can stop a vital organ working? Just being male increases your risk of having a heart attack or stroke, but why all this fuss about getting your blood pressure checked? We ask Great Yarmouth GP Dr Sarah Flindall to tell us if and when we should worry about it.

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Norfolk County Council

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