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Group Lotus

Chinese car giant Geely has finalised the purchase of a controlling stake in sportscar maker Group Lotus for a reported £100m.

A fish and chip shop is ‘frying’ high after being awarded the prestigious National Federation of Fish Friers (NFFF) Fish & Chip Quality Award.

Generous slimmers have raised around £7,500 for charity after donating 300 bags of clothes that no longer fit them.

These days it is common for people to chop and change their jobs and even their careers.

A man who has been a church warden and publicity officer at Wymondham Abbey and a renowned harpist have been charged with sexually abusing a teenage boy.

BBC

Pubs are seeing an increase in trade during the hot weather, bar staff have revealed.

Burglars forced their way into a home through a patio door.

Crime

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Police are appealing for help to find a south Norfolk man who is wanted in connection with a string of offences.

Burglars forced their way into a home through a patio door.

Police are investigating after three vehicles were targeted by vandals in Diss.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a vacant property in Diss was damaged and had its windows smashed overnight.

Charity volunteers have spoken of their anger after a man’s “inexcusable” theft of a Poppy Appeal collection tin in the run-up to Armistice Day.

Norwich Magistrates' Court

Health

Wed, 22:03
Norwich City Council

The facade of Norwich City Hall has come alive in bold blue and brilliant orange in recognition of a growing awareness of a debilitating disease.

The number of nurses coming to work in our region from the European Union has fallen, hospital leaders have said.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

As Norfolk County Council looks at new ways to bring more people into the adult social care sector, chair of the authority’s adult social care committee, Bill Borrett, explains the various ways of getting into the rewarding career.

Norfolk County Council

A national initiative to improve mental health services for patients with learning disabilities or autism has been introduced at the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

NHS

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Education

Wed, 17:29
County Council

Plans are being made to revolutionise schooling in the village of Hethersett.

Children at a Norfolk school have been getting up close and personal with the natural world as part of an innovative outdoor learning programme.

United Kingdom

A headteacher’s “high aspirations” and a “stimulating curriculum” have seen a village school turn around its fortunes in a glowing inspection report.

Hethersett Junior School

Alice in Wonderland characters, the Grinch, the royal family, fairies and even Bananas in Pyjamas were all part of a school leavers’ day at Attleborough Academy.

Lauren Cope

It was a case of on your marks, get set go, as a former RAF site was transformed into a children’s racetrack for the day.

Aylsham

Business

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Group Lotus

Chinese car giant Geely has finalised the purchase of a controlling stake in sportscar maker Group Lotus for a reported £100m.

A talk titled ‘The Benefits of Employing Psychopaths in your Business’ by a former Met police detective will kick off a Norfolk market town’s new business network group.

BBC

Have you ever wished for a more luxurious way to travel between meetings, or wondered how to make use of down time on the way to visit clients?

Breckland Council

A Chinese takeover of a Norfolk sports car maker is a sign of confidence in the UK’s manufacturing sector, an industry expert has said.

Volvo

The new owner of Norfolk carmaker Group Lotus says it will “unleash the full potential” of the famous brand.

Volvo

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

It was its down-at-heel aura that first attracted Polly Grieff to the crumbling Old Manor at Saham Toney.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The body of a man was found in a property in Watton during the early hours of this morning.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

It is a popular tourist attraction and destination for locals but Thetford’s Castle Hill is the centre of a storm surrounding a controversial staircase.

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United Kingdom
Wed, 17:42

Up to 500 jobs will be created as part of a £135m contract to provide facilities for RAF Marham’s new state-of-the art fighter jets.

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An attempt to revive a Breckland heritage site has failed after dwindling visitor numbers forced the owners to close the attraction.

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