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Kay Mason Billig

A council which mistakenly allowed vans and bin lorries on the road for three months without valid MOTs has to date escaped punishment.

Police are appealing for information after a car was stolen in Little Melton and set alight.

Melton

Funding for legal aid providers in the region has been cut by almost half in six years amid warnings the support network for vulnerable people has been “decimated”.

UN Court

Fire crews from Norfolk have been called out to a fire in a kitchen.

Norwich

Drivers are being forced to pay a “stealth tax”, it has been claimed, after it was revealed car owners in Norwich paid £74 on average last year to park their cars.

Broadland District Council

A woman who improved her health after losing weight is urging others to follow her lead.

The number of fixed-penalty notices (FPNs) issued to cyclists in Norfolk has fallen dramatically over the past two years, new figures have revealed.

Norfolk Police

Crime

Yesterday, 12:45
Melton

Police are appealing for information after a car was stolen in Little Melton and set alight.

The number of fixed-penalty notices (FPNs) issued to cyclists in Norfolk has fallen dramatically over the past two years, new figures have revealed.

Norfolk Police

A gang which committed more than 200 burglaries across the eastern region over an 11-month period, carried out almost 100 of the raids in Norfolk.

Norwich

Local volunteers detected 280 speeding drivers across South Norfolk last month.

A major operation involving six government agencies and four police forces cracking down on illegal and unsafe activity on Norfolk’s roads has taken place.

Kris Barnard

Health

Friday, December 7, 2018
United Kingdom

Norfolk residents are being urged to help prevent the spread of Norovirus as several cases of the virus have been seen in the county.

A cash injection has been given to the region’s ambulance service as part of £1bn of funding announced by the government.

NHS

Around one in three children in Norfolk are doing fewer than 30 minutes of exercise a day, with even lower numbers doing the governmental guideline of one hour of activity a day.

University of East Anglia

A Norfolk MP has been left “angry and upset” by a conference call with inspectors overseeing the region’s mental health trust.

The number of additional deaths during winter almost doubled last year compared to the previous year across the UK, as the colder months took their toll on the elderly and infirm.

Norfolk Community Foundation

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Education

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
United Kingdom

A team of literary whizzes from Norfolk headed to London to battle it out in the finals of the national Kids’ Lit Quiz competition.

A Norfolk academy principal has stepped up to the top job in its parent trust.

Neil McShane

A new pupil has joined the class in a village primary school - and he’s slightly hairier than the others.

As part of our Books for Schools campaign we are on a mission to crown Norfolk’s favourite children’s book.

United Kingdom

A “big decision” has been made for Norfolk County Council to borrow £120m to build up to four new schools for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Steve Morphew

Business

Thursday, December 6, 2018
Peter Sharkey

A popular Christmas song inspires finance columnist, Peter Sharkey, to look at what investment has been like in 2018.

Content has become one of those buzz-wordy sounding things that it is trendy to bash.

Ad Feature Do you want to save more and work less?

Friday, November 30, 2018

Living for today doesn’t pay the bills, says Peter Sharkey – but you can make your money work for you.

Peter Sharkey

A University of East Anglia masters student has seen her thesis awarded a distinction, and put into practice at the firm where she gathered her data.

University of East Anglia

Proposals for large companies to publicly declare how many people they employ with disabilities have been met with a cool response by Norfolk employers.

Wymondham

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Yesterday, 12:45

Police are appealing for information after a car was stolen in Little Melton and set alight.

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Melton
Yesterday, 14:01

A council which mistakenly allowed vans and bin lorries on the road for three months without valid MOTs has to date escaped punishment.

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Kay Mason Billig
Saturday, December 8, 2018

After months of roadworks which left traffic gridlocked and traders frustrated, Attleborough’s new road layout has been unveiled - but was it worth the wait?

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Norfolk County Council
Sunday, December 9, 2018

A woman who improved her health after losing weight is urging others to follow her lead.

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

The head of Norfolk’s only state-boarding school said he had proper anti-bullying measures in place following an unannounced inspection that arose from a complaint.

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