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Each year it helps bring the Hethersett community together in the name of fitness and friendly competition.

A former employee of RAF Marham has admitted stealing the waste aviation fuel from Tornado jets to use in his own vehicles.

Wymondham

It has been the focal point of marches and remembrance services for years.

Bread and milk worth about £30 were stolen from outside a village store after an overnight delivery.

Norfolk Police

A cat rescue centre’s appeal for food and cash donations to help more than 30 cats rescued in a “poor condition” has already raised over £1,600.

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Spring has come early to the region as just one week after freezing conditions and snowfall, temperatures in certain areas have risen to 17.5C, a figure usually experienced in the UK in mid-May.

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Councillors are set to vote today on a 4.8pc council tax rise to provide a £25m injection of extra cash into adult social care in Norfolk.

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Bread and milk worth about £30 were stolen from outside a village store after an overnight delivery.

The southbound carriageway of the A11 between Wymondham and Attleborough was closed last night after a traffic collision.

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The cloak of anonymity provided by the internet has led to a surge across the region of harassment, blackmail and other crimes involving social media.

Norfolk police

A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with drug offences on the A11 at Attleborough.

London

A teenager was assaulted and robbed as he was walking through a park in Diss.

Health

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
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Lives could be saved thanks to two new defibrillators installed around Attleborough.

It was a way to celebrate the sweetheart in your life while helping to take care of the hearts of others.

Addenbrooke's Hospital

A dental practice in Wymondham has been given a glowing review by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Care Quality Commission

When Josh King sought medical advice for a throat infection - little did he expect to be told he had a hole in his heart.

Wymondham College

Have you ever wondered what 18,250 knitted flowers look like?

Dianne Fernee

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Education

Friday, February 17, 2017
Lauren Cope

Four young people from Attleborough Academy have joined a select group in a Unesco Young Ambassador’s Programme.

They’re welcome visitors into many back gardens.

Lauren Cope

One of the region’s biggest schools has once again earned an ‘outstanding’ grade from inspectors.

Jonathan Taylor

Pupils from a Wymondham school have once again joined a celebrity chef for more culinary adventures.

Browick Road Primary School

A village primary school has been told that a “harmonious atmosphere prevails” in its corridors.

Business

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Employment in the UK has reached its highest rate since records began, the latest labour market figures show.

A director at Diss-based chartered surveyors and auctioneers, TW Gaze, has earned a rare accolade.

Diss

Norfolk company BBC Fire Protection Ltd has been taken over by critical maintenance services provider Marlowe PLC in a £4.1m deal.

Wymondham

The region’s local enterprise partnership has been awarded an additional £69m from government to improve infrastructure and skills, and support small businesses and innovation.

Sajid Javid

The boss of Norfolk car-maker Lotus has insisted the company remains on course to return to profitability this year, as its turnaround plan nears completion.

Jean-Marc Gales

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Just over two weeks ago, 10-month-old Jesse Langford-Daley was crawling around with his friends.

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A man armed with a firearm has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill in an incident in a village near Dereham.

Police, including armed units, were called to an address in Watton Road, Shipdham shortly after 9.40am on Friday following reports a man had made verbal threats to another man.

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Wymondham Police Investigation Centre
14:41

A community remains in shock as a police investigation continues following the arrest of a man on suspicion of making threats to kill with a firearm.

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Wymondham Police Investigation Centre
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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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Three convenience stores could face closure, with up to 95 jobs at risk, after the owner placed them into administration.

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