Wymondham and Attleborough Crime

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The RSPCA received more calls from concerned people about animal cruelty and neglect across Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire in 2016 compared with the previous year.

Britain is thought of as a nation of animal lovers but RSPCA figures reveal an increase in allegations of cruelty and neglect from Norfolk and Suffolk in 2016. SOPHIE WYLLIE reports on the issue.

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A driver was caught by police speeding at 100mph on the A11 on Monday while trying to undertake a vehicle.

You are out driving and you spot someone wearing high-vis holding a speed radar by the side of the road. What do you do?

Tony Crouch

Residents are getting tough on speeding in their communities by rapidly increasing the number of warning letters they send to drivers who flout the law, statistics have revealed.

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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.

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

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

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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.


Norfolk stands in solidarity with those affected by the London terror attack in the heart of the capital, and praises the heroes from our emergency services.

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Seven people have been arrested in raids in London, Birmingham and elsewhere linked to the Westminster terror attack, police have revealed.

Theresa May

The police officer who died was named by Scotland Yard as Keith Palmer, a 48-year-old husband and father.

Four people have been killed as serving police officer PC Keith Palmer was stabbed and his attacker shot dead in a major “terrorist incident” at the Houses of Parliament.

Like the famous green benches of the House of Commons, the police are part of the fabric of Westminster.

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The hunt continues today for a gang of thieves who have been targeting golf clubs across the county.


A Norwich MP has described how he and other members of parliament were told about how a police officer had been stabbed before the alleged assailant was shot in Westminster.

Eyewitnesses around the Houses of Parliament in London have described the scene at what police are calling a “serious incident” where an officer has been stabbed.

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Political editor Annabelle Dickson was in the House of Commons for Prime Minister’s Questions, she described the scene as the drama unfolded.

A church community has passed the halfway mark in its efforts to raise £50,000 for a repair fund following two devastating lead thefts.

More than 160 people were caught driving while using a mobile phone in Norfolk and Suffolk in the week that tougher penalties were introduced for offenders.


A police appeal has been launched after four tipper lorries were destroyed in an arson attack.

A man was arrested in Attleborough on suspicion of firearms offences and assault causing grievous bodily harm.

Villagers are devastated after a historic church was hit by lead roof raiders for the second time within 10 months.

Norfolk police have launched an investigation after a series of hoax calls were made to members of the public from someone purporting to be a police officer.

Norfolk Police

Police are appealing for information from the public following a burglary in South Lopham.

Up to £5,000 in Class A drugs were seized by police after they tracked a car from Newmarket to Wymondham.

Lorne Green

Arrests made across the county relating to the supply of Class A drugs have exploded by nearly 500pc over the last five years as the local market becomes “saturated” with cocaine and heroin.

Lorne Green

A national children’s charity is calling on the Government to take more action in the battle against grooming.

Elizabeth Truss

Motorists in Norfolk and Suffolk who use their phones to text and talk behind the wheel will from today face tougher penalties following a change in the law.

Lorne Green

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