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The annual Perseid meteor shower is on the horizon, but this year it could be hampered by the moon.

Staff at council workplaces faced abuse more than once a day last year, on average - with teachers receiving the vast majority.

Museums, council offices and youth centres have been included in 27 new places which will soon provide sanitary products free of charge.

MP George Freeman has delivered a rallying cry to the region to carve out a bright future for itself by claiming "no one in London cares about Norfolk".

A couple fear they will have to move out of their home for a third time after repair works failed to fix problems.

The owner of an elderly parrot which was stolen in a raid on its aviary said he doubts the bird will survive the stress of being snatched from his cage.

East Harling

Nearly 400 homes were hit by a power cut in Norfolk and Suffolk early on the morning of Sunday, July 14.

Crime

Sunday, July 14, 2019
East Harling

The owner of an elderly parrot which was stolen in a raid on its aviary said he doubts the bird will survive the stress of being snatched from his cage.

A 50-year-old parrot was among four birds stolen from their aviary in south Norfolk.

East Harling

Urgent mental health-related incidents attended by police officers have almost doubled in four years as pressures on the 999 service grow.

A 13-year-old girl was pulled over by police after riding a moped with no helmet.

A charity shop which installed CCTV after repeated thefts and fly tipping said it has captured footage of three separate people stealing donations from its doorstep.

Health

Thursday, July 11, 2019

"You start living when you are diagnosed with cancer."

Urgent mental health-related incidents attended by police officers have almost doubled in four years as pressures on the 999 service grow.

TV presenter Jeremy Vine joined a group of Norfolk protestors in Westminister to discuss how the benefits system fails people with terminal illness.

Another director has resigned from the region's ambulance trust as a major overhaul of its top management team continues.

Healthcare trusts spent nearly half a million pounds on equipment specifically for obese patients, it can be revealed.

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Education

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Plans have been submitted for a new woodland school in a Norfolk town, complete with outdoor classrooms, yurt accommodation and a herd of alpacas.

Educating children with profound physical and mental difficulties requires high-class facilities - and a complex needs school in Norfolk thinks its new £14m building is up to the challenge.

The family of a schoolboy who was placed in isolation for his haircut have expressed frustration with the "ambiguous rules" that saw him disciplined.

Children hoping to start boarding at a new Norfolk school in September have been left disappointed by project delays.

A Norfolk primary school has triumphed in a national cooking competition and won thousands of pounds worth of equipment for its kitchen.

Business

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MP George Freeman has delivered a rallying cry to the region to carve out a bright future for itself by claiming "no one in London cares about Norfolk".

A mother and son have revealed how they transformed a disused lorry container into one of the highest rated holiday homes in Norfolk.

Regulators are hoping to close the firm behind an abattoir which was investigated over the killing of horses.

Six months after launching her debut company, a mother-of-two said her mission to replace household plastic with wood had been a "roaring success".

People are being encouraged to vote for their favourite local pub in South Norfolk Council's Pub of the Year contest.

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Sunday, July 14, 2019

Nearly 400 homes were hit by a power cut in Norfolk and Suffolk early on the morning of Sunday, July 14.

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

A former pupil at Attleborough High School has landed his big break after becoming the latest doctor to join the team at Holby City hospital.

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The annual Perseid meteor shower is on the horizon, but this year it could be hampered by the moon.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

A man has denied carrying out a knifepoint carjacking and a string of crimes in Norwich and South Norfolk including possessing a firearm.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

One of the world's largest aircraft has been spotted circling over south Norfolk.

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