Wymondham and Attleborough Crime

Yesterday, 22:05

Police have detained one person after they were seen throwing fireworks into a hotel lobby.

A Norfolk garage owner was asked if he could help arrange the theft of a Range Rover, a court heard.

UN Court

Two call handlers have been criticised by a police watchdog for the roles they played prior to a fatal crash where a missing woman was struck by officers who had been looking for her.

Addenbrooke's Hospital

A jobless drug user has been told to ‘grow up’ and start paying his way after leaving his father to settle a court fine for cannabis and cocaine possession.


An animal charity is calling on the government to take urgent action to stop the illegal importation of puppies into the UK as Brexit approaches.

Diane McLelland-Taylor

A paedophile was allowed to work as a Catholic priest despite the church knowing he was a child abuser.

United Kingdom

The extensive pursuit of a car that failed to stop in Norwich saw police rammed on the roads into South Norfolk before it ended in a search of land in Diss.


Police officers and staff who have died in service will be forever remembered as part of a memorial wall which has been unveiled at the force’s Wymondham headquarters.

Simon Bailey

Campaigners detected more than 300 speeding drivers across South Norfolk last month.

Norfolk police

Police are stepping up patrols around Norfolk’s historical sites to combat nighthawking.


A police inspector has described the reality of dealing with fatal accidents, as figures reveal more people are being killed and injured on Norfolk’s roads.

A convicted paedophile was able to work unchecked as a Catholic priest in Norfolk for years - despite having a history of sexually abusing boys, an investigation can reveal.

United Kingdom

Emergency services were called to the Banham Poultry factory in Attleborough in the early hours of this morning following an incident.

Norfolk Constabulary

A missing child from London has been found in south Norfolk.


Businesses in Norfolk and Suffolk are being warned to stay alert after a spate of cold callers pretending to be a police sergeant.

Norfolk Police

Emergency services have been searching for a missing person in a Norfolk village.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service

A national charity is helping young people to spot the signs of peer-on-peer abuse following thousands of counselling sessions.

The number of complaints recorded by Norfolk Constabulary has increased by 11 per cent, according to new statistics.

United Kingdom

Police are targeting people who use their mobile phones behind the wheel in a week-long enforcement campaign.

Kris Barnard

Norfolk’s emergency services chiefs have welcomed a new law which will double the maximum sentence for anyone convicted of assaulting an emergency service worker to twelve months.

Lorne Green

The Norfolk chief of police has welcomed a new law introducing longer maximum sentences for those convicted of assaults on emergency services workers.

Simon Bailey

New rules introducing tougher sentences for anyone convicted of assaulting an emergency service worker are to become law today.

Home Office

Victims of adult abuse are being urged to seek help as Norfolk police support a national awareness campaign to highlight the issue.

Norfolk police

Norfolk’s chief constable has admitted the county’s rate of solving domestic abuse and rape crimes do not make good reading - with just one in 16 of the latter solved.

Lorne Green

A number of responses to the consultation into the future governance of the fire service could be redacted, as their content is likely to be libellous.

Lorne Green

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of hare coursing in South Norfolk.

Norfolk Police

A crackdown on speeding motorists in Attleborough caught 44 driving over the limit in a single afternoon.

Norfolk Police

Norfolk Police today dismissed as “inaccurate” claims in a national newspaper that a computer will decide if it is “worthwhile” investigating house burglaries.

Norfolk Police

More than 1,000 drivers were caught speeding during a week-long enforcement campaign in Norfolk earlier this month.

The Bridewell tea room at Wymondham Heritage Museum was packed for a performance of music from the 1920s to the 1940s.

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Yesterday, 16:30

Police are appealing for help to trace a man who went missing from Thetford earlier this week.

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Norfolk Police
Thu, 13:37

Parents and campaigners will come together in Thetford to protest against Norfolk County Council’s plans to close children’s centres across the county.

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Theresa May
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The closure of a major American airbase is to be delayed by another year.

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Yesterday, 14:18

A flashing 20mph warning sign is to be installed outside a Norfolk school that has seen householders campaign against traffic problems.

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Norfolk County Council
Thu, 14:51

The organisation behind a children’s ‘goblin’ racing event in Norfolk will be sharing a special opportunity for schools at Norwich Science Festival.

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