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Clive Lewis

A cross-party group of MPs have demanded the “chaos and confusion must end” over the region’s failing mental health care provision.

A main route through Wymondham will be closed for a day while work is carried out on nearby trees.

County Council

The Buggles said that Video Killed the Radio Star back in 1980 but now, in 2019, they might need to update their lyrics to reflect the entertainment world’s latest giant - the podcast.

Michael Bailey

Testing of Greater Anglia’s new trains is set to take place in daylight on more routes in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex from later this month.

Norwich

An event celebrating a community’s love for its market town will welcome a bumper programme of events in the Valentine’s run up.

A factory has apologised after families kicked up a stink about a foul smell flooding their homes.

Environment Agency

County Hall faces the threat of cyber attack tens of thousands of times every day, with around a dozen posing serious risks, officers have revealed.

Liberal Democrat

Crime

Mon, 14:35
Norwich Magistrates Court

A motorist who was caught speeding in his Aston Martin at almost 120mph on the A11 said he had “no excuse” for his actions.

The spiralling cost of livestock theft in our region has today been revealed, after a hundred sheep were stolen from a Norfolk farm.

Norfolk police

Money has been stolen from an elderly person by a fake police officer.

South Norfolk Police

Two brothers have appeared in court accused of armed robberies in Norwich and Attleborough over recent weeks.

Norwich Crown Court

Two men are to appear in court after they were charged over armed robberies in Norwich and Attleborough.

Norwich Magistrates Court

Health

Clive Lewis

A cross-party group of MPs have demanded the “chaos and confusion must end” over the region’s failing mental health care provision.

The uptake of young woman attending a potentially life-saving routine test is at an all time low after new research has revealed many feel too embarrassed, scared or vulnerable to go.

NHS

Pharmacists in Norfolk are “at their wits’ end” as they struggle to get hold of many common medicines, including painkillers and anti-depressants.

European Union

There is still time to have your say about adult mental health services in Norfolk and Waveney, with local people being urged to join the conversation to help take the plans to the “next step and make it real.”

Mental ill health in men has been called an epidemic. Health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at why men are struggling, and what is being done to highlight the issue.

University of East Anglia

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Education

Sunday, January 20, 2019
Department for Education

A nursery school has been accused of “emotional blackmail” after warning parents that their children could be put into separate classrooms with fewer facilities if they don’t start paying its optional surcharge.

A former scientist turned children’s author has seen her first book scoop a prestigious national prize given to titles that find innovative ways to inspire youngsters about science.

The new head teacher of two primary schools may be barking up the right tree by introducing a puppy to delighted pupils in his first week.

One of the country’s only state boarding schools for primary age children could open in Norfolk next year.

Jonathan Taylor

Students from six high schools across south Norfolk and north Suffolk can test their employability skills in front of senior business leaders, at a mock recruitment assessment day on January 10.

Wymondham College

Business

Friday, January 18, 2019
Peter Sharkey

If a business idea worked in the past, there’s every chance it’ll work again, says Peter Sharkey.

Lotus has revealed it is considering starting production in China.

United Kingdom

Bovis Homes has said it is hoping to report a record year of profits as the housebuilder saw “encouraging” early signs for trading in 2019.

United Kingdom

Both staff and customers have expressed regret that a local eatery known for its afternoon tea has been forced to close.

A new £100,000 fund has been launched in Breckland to support local entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses in an effort to boost employment and training opportunities in the area.

Norfolk Community Foundation

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A factory has apologised after families kicked up a stink about a foul smell flooding their homes.

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Environment Agency
Mon, 12:10

A project to tackle food waste and unite a community through generosity has launched in a Norfolk town.

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Long-awaited safety improvements have been confirmed to a road dubbed “lethal” by parents at a nearby primary school.

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Norfolk County Council
Sunday, January 20, 2019

A nursery school has been accused of “emotional blackmail” after warning parents that their children could be put into separate classrooms with fewer facilities if they don’t start paying its optional surcharge.

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Department for Education
Mon, 12:02

Temperatures plummeted to -7C over the weekend and now the Met Office has issued a weather warning for ice across Norfolk and Waveney.

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