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Teachers and pupils alike had a great time celebrating Red Nose Day at Old Buckenham High School.

Shoppers can nominate their favourite independent shops, eateries and salons for the first time in this year’s South Norfolk Independent Retailer Awards.

South Norfolk Council

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.

United Kingdom

A desperately-needed link road to the south of Attleborough could go ahead if the county council agrees to lend £18m to development promotion company.

The tragic consequences of road collisions were brought into sharp focus for a group of Wymondham students.

Lorne Green

British Summer Time officially begins at 1am on the last Sunday in March.

Newcomers to Wymondham are being offered a chance to sample some of the history and heritage of the town at a special newcomers’ event.

Crime

Yesterday, 21:45

Firefighters were called to help free a child who had become locked in a car in Attleborough.

The terror attack on Westminster might demonstrate the worst in human nature but it has prompted random acts of kindness which show people at their very best.

Norfolk police

Religious leaders in Norfolk have united in condemnation of the suspected terror attack at Westminster.

West Norfolk

Policing plans in Norfolk and Suffolk are being reviewed following the suspected terror attack at Westminster.

United Kingdom

Officers from Norfolk Constabulary have been left “shocked and saddened” by the death of Pc Keith Palmer who was killed in a suspected terror attack in Westminster.

London

Health

Wed, 10:05
Browick Road Primary School

Alarming figures have revealed that about a quarter of Norfolk four to five-year-olds are overweight or obese - and the figure rises to 32.1pc for 10 to 11-year-olds.

A group of dedicated paramedics are hoping a new volunteering scheme could be the difference between life and death for people who suffer life-threatening health emergencies.

England Ambulance Service

A charity is warning of a rising number of children referred to its sleep service.

BBC

The number of people smoking in certain areas of Norfolk is on the rise despite figures showing that the proportion of smokers across Britain is at its lowest on record.

United Kingdom

Four of Norfolk and Suffolk’s seven NHS trusts have scored below the national average in two key questions asked of staff in the annual NHS Staff Survey.

NHS

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Education

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Teachers and pupils alike had a great time celebrating Red Nose Day at Old Buckenham High School.

The tragic consequences of road collisions were brought into sharp focus for a group of Wymondham students.

Lorne Green

A library mentoring project teaching more than 750 Norfolk residents to read can go ahead after receiving a funding boost of almost £100,000.

Young people learned about DNA at a free workshop designed to bring the wonders of science to children in a rural area.

Alarming figures have revealed that about a quarter of Norfolk four to five-year-olds are overweight or obese - and the figure rises to 32.1pc for 10 to 11-year-olds.

Browick Road Primary School

Business

14:39
United Kingdom

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.

A catering company is cooking up a storm in its new kitchen, which it hopes will be the recipe for turnover to rise.

Lowestoft

Virtual-reality videos give potential recruits an engineer’s-eye view of work for BT Openreach.

A village pub has added a cafe area in a nod to the rising popularity of fine coffee.

Australia

Thousands of teenagers have a fresh insight into the variety of jobs and training on offer in Norfolk after a major careers festival.

Norwich

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08:23

The terrorist who carried out the Westminster attack served time in a Norfolk prison and had a string of criminal convictions.

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Ford
Yesterday, 17:30

The chairman of a group working to open a permanent museum in Watton has said it has “taken longer” than expected but progress is being made.

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Breckland Council

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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A £105,000 fund to support community groups across Norfolk and Suffolk has been announced today.

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Norfolk Community Foundation
Friday, January 27, 2017

MPs and officials were told improvements to a major bottleneck on the region’s railways could begin in three years’ time.

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Elizabeth Truss

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