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General Election 2019

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn were almost inseparable in the eyes of viewers after a series of heated exchanges during the first televised debate of the general election.

The Labour Party has apologised after using a photograph of Norfolk police's chief constable on its election literature - but watchdogs have said they will not be investigating the matter.

Three quarters of Norfolk police officers are unhappy with their pay and nearly half say they have low morale, according to a new survey.

A Norwich pub which closed earlier this month when the company running it collapsed will reopen under new landlords.

Parents said their children will face a dangerous walk to school when their village bus service is cut next year.

A controversial trial which would have seen a time limit introduced in a town car park has been postponed for the second time, amid fears it would affect footfall over the Christmas period.

A pub which has been closed since June will reopen under new management in 2020.

Crime

Yesterday, 14:34

Three quarters of Norfolk police officers are unhappy with their pay and nearly half say they have low morale, according to a new survey.

Residents in Norfolk are being urged to be vigilant as the evenings get darker after a house was burgled.

A motorist caught driving at almost 150mph clocked up the highest speed recorded in the county over the past year.

South Norfolk Council has spent 20 times more over the past seven years on investigating fly-tipping than the cost of fines given to offenders.

A number of Norfolk murders remain unsolved to this day. Do you know anything that could help the police make a crucial breakthrough?

Health

Friday, November 1, 2019

A man who survived cancer twice and became a face of a national campaign was invited to help re-open a store as a way to spread his inspirational story.

Norfolk health bosses have unveiled their plans to cope with winter pressures, with extra beds and more than £6m of funding in readiness for seasonal demand.

Staff falsified records and failed to notice an attack on a patient at a mental health hospital which has been rated "inadequate".

The boss of the region's mental health trust says he can "only imagine" the distress of patients placed in out-of-area beds, as he pledged to cut occupancy rates.

Primary school children in Norfolk will begin to be immunised against winter flu this week after GP surgeries and schools received stocks of vaccines despite national shortages.

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Education

Yesterday, 11:15

Parents said their children will face a dangerous walk to school when their village bus service is cut next year.

A watchdog has praised a "transformation" in front-line services for vulnerable children - but said "significant shortfalls" remain in other areas of practice.

Young people who claimed schools "just didn't care" when it came to bullying have sparked positive action.

A high school is planning to rid its campus of plastic bottles in a bid to reduce waste.

An independent school which collapsed into administration is going on the market - with liquidators estimating it could fetch up to £4m.

Business

Yesterday, 13:11

A Norwich pub which closed earlier this month when the company running it collapsed will reopen under new landlords.

A pub which has been closed since June will reopen under new management in 2020.

South Norfolk Council is offering free training courses and workshops for businesses with 250 staff or fewer in and around Wymondham.

Concerns are growing over the future of a village pub, which villagers claim has fallen into disrepair since it closed four months ago.

On a cold February morning last year, a fire ripped through a popular hotel and restaurant, reducing the 300-year-old building to bare bricks and ash.

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Yesterday, 11:15

Parents said their children will face a dangerous walk to school when their village bus service is cut next year.

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Mon, 13:39

A pub which has been closed since June will reopen under new management in 2020.

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Mon, 11:04

Residents in Norfolk are being urged to be vigilant as the evenings get darker after a house was burgled.

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Yesterday, 06:30

A controversial trial which would have seen a time limit introduced in a town car park has been postponed for the second time, amid fears it would affect footfall over the Christmas period.

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Mon, 09:53

Protesters demanding disabled access have gathered at their local train station.

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