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Norfolk Community Foundation

With your help, thousands of people across the county will benefit from a campaign aimed at keeping the elderly and vulnerable warm and cared for this winter.

A group of neighbours are preparing to once again dazzle festive fans with their legendary round about Christmas display.

Christmas 2018

A 30ft Christmas tree has been erected as a Norfolk town prepares for its festive transformation - just in time to welcome Santa to its annual Christmas Carnival.

Vera Dale

Plans to build a farm shop incorporating a cafe and butchery at a farm in Great Ellingham have been approved by planners.

Breckland Council

Christmas is coming and there is no better way to get into the festive mood than visiting a market, with mulled wine in hand of course.

Tesco

Thousands of homes in Wymondham are entering a second day without water after a burst water main shut off the supply in the early hours of Monday morning.

Hundreds of villages in the region are at risk of becoming “fossilised” and trapped in a cycle of decline due to failures in planning policy, a report has found.

West Norfolk

Crime

Saturday, November 17, 2018
County Council

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.

Witnesses have described their shock at the moment armed police had to clear a town centre square while they confronted a man.

Norfolk’s police commissioner is concerned that only 5pc of people report being the victim of a scam.

Lorne Green

Campaigners detected more than 450 speeding drivers across South Norfolk last month.

Norfolk police

Norfolk police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a man who is wanted in South Norfolk.

Norfolk police

Health

Saturday, November 17, 2018
Norfolk County Council

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.

Serious safety incidents led to 35 deaths at the region’s mental health trust over a six month period, figures have revealed.

Dawn Collins

Proposals to bring the five Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) in Norfolk and Waveney under one single management team will be approved later this month.

West Norfolk

Defibrillators are very easy to use and public ones are becoming more and more available at locations across Norfolk and Waveney.

A much anticipated £1.2 million improvement project is nearing completion at Kett’s Park in Wymondham.

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Education

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Neil McShane

A Norfolk academy principal has stepped up to the top job in its parent trust.

A new pupil has joined the class in a village primary school - and he’s slightly hairier than the others.

As part of our Books for Schools campaign we are on a mission to crown Norfolk’s favourite children’s book.

United Kingdom

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).

Steve Morphew

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

Jeremy Corbyn

Business

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Attleborough

Norfolk chicken firm Banham Poultry owed more than £41m when it went into administration last month, a new report reveals.

Ad Feature How pension raids make ISAs more appealing

Friday, October 26, 2018

Raiding pensions provide Chancellors with easy money, says Peter Sharkey, but it’s much more difficult for them to pilfer from your ISA.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

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

Margaret Dewsbury

Ad Feature How to save for a long period of travel

Friday, October 19, 2018

Saving for a prolonged period of travel is essential, says our financial columnist Peter Sharkey. And now might just be the best time to go.

European Union

East Anglian builders merchant Ridgeons has been bought in a multi-million pound deal.

United Kingdom

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Yesterday, 14:27

A group of neighbours are preparing to once again dazzle festive fans with their legendary round about Christmas display.

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Christmas 2018
Yesterday, 11:55

Plans to build a farm shop incorporating a cafe and butchery at a farm in Great Ellingham have been approved by planners.

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Breckland Council
Mon, 22:05

Residents in Wymondham could face another day of disruption to their water supply as work continues to fix a burst water main.

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Friday, November 16, 2018

Witnesses have described their shock at the moment armed police had to clear a town centre square while they confronted a man.

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Yesterday, 07:36

Hundreds of villages in the region are at risk of becoming “fossilised” and trapped in a cycle of decline due to failures in planning policy, a report has found.

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West Norfolk

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