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Residents of a south Norfolk village are gearing up for a showdown over a much-contested vision to build 52 houses there.

The strength and sacrifice of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (Anzacs) will be remembered at a special service planned for Wymondham Abbey.

New Zealand

He was a brave boy whose tragic death after a brain tumour touched countless hearts.

Addenbrooke's Hospital

One moment, she was celebrating the happiest moment of her life when she welcomed her newborn son into the world. The next, she was dealing with the most heartbreaking tragedy which rocked her family.

Richard Bacon

Youngsters will benefit from a spring fair which is being planned for the village of Mulbarton.

Mulbarton

An artist is planning to create a sculpture out of 18,250 knitted and crocheted forget-me-nots to raise awareness of the need for more dementia nurses.

Dianne Fernee

The new vicar of Wymondham Abbey has been officially welcomed into her new role with a collation service at the historic church.

Crime

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Norfolk police

There is concern in a residential area of Attleborough after a number of incidents of criminal damage.

A woman is wanted in connection with a fraud where £12,500 was stolen from a bank account.

Police are asking members of the public and landowners across Norfolk to report any suspicious activity during this bank holiday weekend in an attempt to foil illegal raves.

A man who was arrested after windows were smashed at 10 shops has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

Residents across Norfolk have been warned to be aware of ‘copycat’ websites when looking to make an application for a blue badge online.

Health

Yesterday, 08:01
Addenbrooke's Hospital

He was a brave boy whose tragic death after a brain tumour touched countless hearts.

An artist is planning to create a sculpture out of 18,250 knitted and crocheted forget-me-nots to raise awareness of the need for more dementia nurses.

Dianne Fernee

People affected by cancer in Norfolk will have access to information and support, wherever they are based, due to a collaboration between three organisations.

Norfolk County Council

Patient experience and what is done to improve services will be the focus of the latest ‘takeover’ week by the region’s ambulance service.

NHS

A service of thanksgiving will be held at Norwich Cathedral to celebrate the contribution of nurses and healthcare staff.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

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Education

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Hethersett Junior School

Just three months ago her life was clouded with tragedy when her cousin Harry Ottaway took his own life at the age of 20.

Nine out of 10 parents in Norfolk and Suffolk will be sending their child to their first-choice primary school in September.

Norwich

A new primary prep school for 450 pupils - and 30 boarders - is to open in Norfolk as part of a wave of newly-approved free schools.

Wymondham College

The Diocese of Norwich is canvassing views on its bid to run new free schools around Norfolk.

Norwich

Students at staff at Wymondham College have walked, ran and hobbled the distance from Morley to Malawi to raise money for a charity in the African nation.

Wymondham College

Business

Monday, April 17, 2017
France

When Andrew Nelstrop set up the English Whisky Company in 2006, his aim was to create world-class single malt.

Changes to employment and tax law are coming into force today. Will you be affected?

Three organisations have come together to offer a wine tasting trip on a heritage railway line.

Wymondham

A pipe and steelwork fabrication firm has joined the businesses supporting a children’s charity.

Wymondham

A buyer has been found for a Norfolk carmaker which went into administration - but it has been confirmed that 25 jobs have been lost in the process.

Hethel Engineering Centre

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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, August 22, 2012

The HSBC has announced it will close its branch in Swaffham in November and transfer customers’ accounts to Dereham, 12 miles away.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

An inquest into the death of a prisoner at HMP Wayland, near Watton, has been opened.

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Friday, July 18, 2014

Skateboarders and councillors came together to look into what could be done with a popular skatepark.

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