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Yesterday, 23:54
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A burglar was “disturbed” on Monday evening by a police dog unit who chased the person through a nearby wood.

A civilian member of staff at Wayland jail was caught trying to smuggle drugs into the prison hidden in a cheese roll, a court heard.

Wymondham

In her 30 years as a volunteer Carole Francis has helped more than 300 children, but now she is stepping down from her role.

A man without a full licence crashed into a roundabout after falling asleep at the wheel hours after a flight from India, a court heard.

Spain got a taste of the best of Norfolk’s beers as a group of brewers joined a cask force at a trade mission in Valencia.

Nearly a quarter of all the beds for mental health patients in Norfolk and Suffolk are currently closed, it can be revealed.

Norwich

Liberal Democrat and Labour councillors are calling for controversial DIY waste charges in Norfolk to be scrapped.

Andrew Proctor

Crime

Yesterday, 23:54
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A burglar was “disturbed” on Monday evening by a police dog unit who chased the person through a nearby wood.

As debts rise, a record number of people are taking out court judgements to try to get their money back. But what happens when the court orders are not satisfied? Luke Powell reports.

Norwich Crown Court

A Norfolk police officer who bravely tackled a samurai sword-wielding attacker who claimed he was going to kill his wife has won a regional award for police bravery.

Simon Bailey

A man has been charged with affray following reports of a person carrying a crossbow in Attleborough on Wednesday, July 11.

Attleborough

A large quantity of cigarettes have been stolen during a burglary.

Health

Yesterday, 10:42
Norwich

Nearly a quarter of all the beds for mental health patients in Norfolk and Suffolk are currently closed, it can be revealed.

The NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) for North Norfolk and South Norfolk have appointed a new chief officer.

NHS

An organisation that offers support to veterans and those with complex mental health needs is celebrating its fourth birthday by expanding its services.

NHS

Three Norfolk MPs are calling for a change of leadership at the East of England Ambulance Service.

George Freeman

Questions are today being asked about why the woman in charge of turning around our two largest health bodies - both of which are failing - will not speak out about the changes planned.

Clive Lewis

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Education

Monday, July 9, 2018
Primary School

Primary school pupils expressed their inner-Einstein at a science day.

A primary school in South Norfolk requires improvement, according to the education watchdog.

A high school pupil has won a national competition to design a postage stamp highlighting the importance of oceans and reefs.

Hethersett Old Hall School

As headteacher of Archbishop Sancroft High School (ASHS) in Harleston for the past 10 years, Richard Cranmer knows better than anyone the increasing pressure on schools to deliver good results. Here, he tells ANDREW PAPWORTH why he thinks exam results are important, there is more to teaching than just grades.

Pupils and staff have said a fond farewell to a dedicated caretaker who has been involved with a Hethersett school for three decades.

Business

Yesterday, 11:50

Spain got a taste of the best of Norfolk’s beers as a group of brewers joined a cask force at a trade mission in Valencia.

The launch of the Breckland Business Forum saw MP George Freeman declare that he believes the district could become the home of growing technology companies.

George Freeman

A Wymondham steelwork company has become the latest to fulfil its pledge to a charity campaign.

Wymondham

As a business owner, your ultimate goal is highly likely to be to have more people spending money with you – this means you need to start by building a customer base.

A Norfolk party food manufacturer is firmly on the path to future success less than 18 months after being rescued from administration, say bosses.

Attleborough

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Yesterday, 10:20

A mountain bike and cash were stolen during a burglary in Watton.

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Yesterday, 09:48

A man who went missing from a care home near Watton has been found safe and well.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

A man involved in repeated alcohol-related, nuisance and violent incidents has been banned from being drunk in public.

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Sunday, July 15, 2018

Police are concerned about the welfare of a vulnerable man who has gone missing in Griston.

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Norfolk Police
Wednesday, September 6, 2017

A report from an independent monitoring body has described a “volatile” situation, and “unrest” taking place at HMP Wayland.

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