Search

Wymondham and Attleborough News

16:37

A village cricket match had to be abandoned after the air ambulance developed a fault while airlifting a woman who had suffered a heart attack.

A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after his car crashed with a wooden telegraph pole.

A market town which already has thousands of new homes in the pipeline has been earmarked for further development by the county council.

Billions of pounds are being invested and thousands of highly skilled jobs are being created in our region through the burgeoning offshore energy industry. But would employment and business in Norfolk and Waveney really be boosted, or would overseas companies and workers be the real winners? DANIEL BENNETT reports...

As part of our regular series of profiles on the region's Young Farmers' Club members, 24-year-old JADE WILSON describes the unpredictable and emotional animal dramas she faces as an on-call farm vet.

Ahead of the cathedral memorial service for John Wilson, Jason Coe remembers the day he went fishing with the Norfolk television star.

Norfolk Police have shared an image showing the shocking state of one Norfolk driver's tyres after a blow out on the A47.

Crime

Friday, May 17, 2019

The partner and mother of a man who died in an accident at a skip hire firm have described him as a "wonderful person" in moving statements read out in court.

A businessman has been jailed for 12 months following the death of a skip hire firm worker who was suffocated when his clothing became caught in machinery.

A businessman is to be sentenced today after he was convicted following the death of a skip hire firm worker who was suffocated when his clothing became caught in machinery.

An unsuspecting driver was waiting at traffic lights when a man armed with a spanner smashed the rear window of their car.

Officers are being urged to attend domestic abuse victims within one hour as almost two-thirds in the last year refused to back a prosecution.

Health

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Concerns are growing after large amounts of palm oil were found scattered along our region's coastline.

All GP practices in Norfolk and Waveney have now been fully linked up with the NHS App giving patients the ability to book and manage GP appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view their medical records and access a range of other services.

All GP practices in Norfolk and Waveney have now been fully linked up with the NHS App giving patients the ability to book and manage GP appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view their medical records and access a range of other services.

People requiring residential care in some areas of Norfolk are only left with services rated as 'inadequate', a report claims.

Some 10,000 more sick notes were written for patients in Norfolk by GPs in 2018 compared to the year before - with the main cause being mental disorders.

Most Read This Week

Education

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

A Norfolk high school has been chosen to host a prime time BBC show presented by a broadcasting legend.

Planning permission has been granted for a new 420-place primary school in a Norfolk village.

The clamour for school places in Wymondham has been revealed as figures show almost 100 families trying to get their child a reception place in the town for the new school year were left disappointed.

More than 100 schoolchildren from across Norfolk joined forces to take part in an anti-bullying project that aims to support pupils who have been targeted by bullies.

A Norfolk primary school has launched a fundraising drive to support a charity which helps people recovering from brain injuries.

Business

Billions of pounds are being invested and thousands of highly skilled jobs are being created in our region through the burgeoning offshore energy industry. But would employment and business in Norfolk and Waveney really be boosted, or would overseas companies and workers be the real winners? DANIEL BENNETT reports...

Lotus has announced 200 new jobs as it celebrates a "resurgence" in its brand.

As supermarket chains announce pledges to halve food waste by 2030, reporter JESSICA FRANK-KEYES finds out what Norfolk's businesses are doing to tackle the 10.2 million tonnes of food the UK wastes each year.

Supermarkets and retailers are set to join forces to slash food waste across the UK, ahead of the introduction of ambitious government targets to tackle the "moral scandal" of the 10.2m tonnes of food thrown away in Britain every year.

The owner of Norfolk crisp manufacturer Kettle Foods has refused to comment on "rumours or speculation" that the brand will be sold.

Most Read

A market town which already has thousands of new homes in the pipeline has been earmarked for further development by the county council.

Read more

A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after his car crashed with a wooden telegraph pole.

Read more
16:37

A village cricket match had to be abandoned after the air ambulance developed a fault while airlifting a woman who had suffered a heart attack.

Read more
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

A busy town centre road will close for three months as work starts on the latest stage of a major traffic shake up.

Read more
Friday, May 17, 2019

Officers are appealing for witnesses after a serious crash on the A11.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 19°C

min temp: 6°C

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wymondham and Attleborough Mercury e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Wymondham and Attleborough Mercury weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy