Wymondham and Attleborough Crime

Yesterday, 08:11

A former child abuse detective has lifted the lid on the trauma of delving into “harrowing” online images on a daily basis after it led him to develop PTSD.

As traditional detective methods become redundant police must adopt a “new set of skills” to prepare for the future, Norfolk’s chief constable has warned.

Simon Bailey

A world-renowned Suffolk harpist jailed for sexually abusing a schoolboy in the 1980s has lost a Court of Appeal bid to challenge her conviction.

Police negotiators were called to a situation in Attleborough after a man was threatening people with metal and wooden poles.

Families in a Norfolk town have expressed their sadness after brand new play equipment was vandalised.

Attleborough Town Council

Two brothers accused of attempted armed robberies in Norwich and Attleborough are to apply to have the charges against them dismissed.

Norwich Crown Court

A young driver who has just been on the road for a year has been banned from driving after being caught speeding at more than 100mph.

Norwich Magistrates Court

A man caught speeding at almost 30mph over the 60mph limit said he had got a call from his partner who told him she “thought she was going to be sexually assaulted”.’

Norwich Magistrates Court

Residents have been warned not to let cold callers into their properties following two incidents in the south and east of the county.

Campaigners detected more than 700 speeding drivers across South Norfolk and Breckland last month.

Norfolk police

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of an 81-year-old man who is missing from home.

Drug dealers are targeting schools in Norfolk and recruiting local youngsters to act as mules, a senior police officer has warned.

Simon Bailey

People will today learn just how much of their money they will be asked to hand over to pay for Norfolk’s police force over the next 12 months.

Lorne Green

A series of short videos are being released to put the issue of sexual consent in every day contexts as reported rape and sexual assaults continue to rise.


Police hope a social media drive can help stem rising sex assaults by highlighting issues of consent.

Ex-police officers and veterans are being hired on zero hours contracts to replace PCSOs guarding crime scenes.

Simon Bailey

Police are appealing for help to trace a man who is wanted in Norwich.


A car spotting driving erratically on the A11 was found to be missing a front tyre.

A further 40 drivers were clocked speeding in the latest crackdown by Norfolk police, including one who overtook a constabulary motorcycle at 116mph.

Lorne Green

A driver has been arrested on suspicion of driving whilst disqualified and being in possession of an offensive weapon after being stopped on the A11.

Chris Harris

Detectives within Norfolk Police have been warned to be ‘uniform ready’ to potentially assist front-line policing duties in the event of a fall-out from a no deal Brexit, in particular fears of fuel shortages.

Donald Trump

More than 180 people were arrested during the Christmas drink and drug driving campaign in Norfolk, with more people testing positive for drugs than alcohol.

Kris Barnard

Two men have been charged in connection with more than 20 burglary offences across Norfolk and Suffolk.

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.

Norwich Magistrates Court

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

A leading barrister has said a “crisis” in Norfolk’s courts is “undermining the credibility of witnesses” as waiting times for justice soar across the county.


The first week of 2019 has seen intensified efforts by police to monitor speeding on an A140 accident hotspot.

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Yesterday, 11:00

The son of a champion classic motorcycle racer and athlete is running the London Marathon in his memory.

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

Proposals for 165 homes in a Norfolk town which will replace a former food factory have been submitted.

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Breckland District Council
Sunday, February 17, 2019

A decade ago, one village gained a new landlord who managed to turn it from an unloved, run-down dying business into a thriving community pub.

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Yesterday, 16:29

Norfolk Day 2019 is off to a flying start as one of the county’s most popular airshows announces it will coincide with the day dedicated to celebrating what a wonderful county Norfolk is.

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Matt Wilkins
Saturday, February 16, 2019

An inaugural awards show has celebrated the variety and success of businesses in the south of Norfolk.

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Michael Edney

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