Wymondham and Attleborough Crime

Yesterday, 13:35

Speeding drivers will be targeted by a two week-long police campaign.

Seven hundred people were stopped and tested in Norfolk during a drink and drug-driving crackdown over Christmas - and more than 30pc failed.

A safe containing cash, a collection box and valuable donated items has been stolen from a cancer charity.

A man who described a collection of war medals as 'all he had left of his father' has pleaded for their safe return following a burglary.

Police are hunting for three thieves after a collection of war medals was stolen from a home.

Police have put an increase in dangerous dog offences down to owners not socialising their pets enough and an "influx of street dogs" from outside the UK.

A drug-dealer was caught by police hiding almost £3,000 of cocaine and £1,000 cash in a compartment of his car.

A lorry driver on trial over the death of an elderly man who was run over said in court he checked his mirrors before the collision.

A witness has described the horrifying scene after an elderly man was run over and trapped under the wheels of a lorry in a town centre.

Police are failing to record an estimated 8,700 crimes a year, including incidents of stalking and coercive and controlling behaviour, a new report has found.

The 'law doesn't take a holiday' - that is what a drink driver who was caught behind the wheel above the limit on Christmas Day was told before he was banned from driving.

Thousands of car criminals in Norfolk have gone unpunished as less than 2pc of cases are taken to court.

A community has been left angry and devastated after vandals caused hundreds of pounds worth of damage to its Santa's Grotto.


A Norfolk police sergeant is urging people to make sure they stay safe on the county's roads this New Year's Eve.

Sensible drivers have been praised by police after not one motorist was found to be over the drink drive limit in more than 75 roadside checks.

Norfolk Constabulary

An anti-social driver has been warned he could have his vehicle seized if he continues to be a nuisance.

Norfolk police

A driver has been arrested for drink driving after they gave a sample more than times over the legal limit.

'Thank you so much, your son is my liver donor, my hero - I will cherish forever his precious gift'.

Over 35,000 motorists were caught speeding on Norfolk's roads last year - nearly 100 a day - raking in an estimated £1 million.

More than 30 people are spending Christmas morning in police holding cells, the constabulary has confirmed.

A harassment victim who went through months of terrifying nightly visits from her ex-partner is calling for protection orders to be more effective.


Three people were arrested overnight following assaults on police officers.

A 76-year-old cyclist has died following crash with a lorry.

An 82-year-old man with dementia will remain in hospital after he stabbed his wife of 50 years to death, a court has heard.

Norfolk's police and crime commissioner is asking people if they're willing to see an increase of £5.06 or more on their council tax bill in order to support the county's police.

Officers caught a drink driver after they left their fog lights on.

Norfolk trading standards officers are warning people to be aware of "phishing" emails pretending to be from Amazon in the run-up to Christmas.

Cold callers have been trying to con people in Norfolk about 'recent car accidents'.

Six men are facing jail over drugs offences connected to the death of a teenage girl.

A neighbour of a man who was stabbed to death has told a court she heard "angry" shouting from his home on more than one occasion.

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Yesterday, 13:35

Speeding drivers will be targeted by a two week-long police campaign.

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Saturday, January 18, 2020

A village which has already seen more than 100 sets of roadworks since 2017 faces another six months of disruption, as work continues to improve cycle routes in the area.

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Yesterday, 14:58

Two men in their 20s were arrested over the weekend after an incident of road rage saw the windshield of a car smashed on Saturday.

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Yesterday, 13:47

A choir that boasts 350 members who sing for their wellbeing has hit the high notes to help others by raising £13,652 for cancer research.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

The Bishop of Norwich arrived in a horse-drawn carriage at the launch of a fundraising effort to save a church's thatched roof.

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