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Yesterday, 17:57

Hundreds of televisions worth about £62,000 have been reported stolen from a parked lorry owned by a Great Yarmouth based firm.

Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

Firefighters have freed a person from their vehicle after it crashed on the A12 in Corton.

Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass.

Two cars have been stolen in Bradwell after thieves took keys from inside a house.

The arrival of snow at Archant. Photo by Sophia France.

Snow fell across the region this afternoon as predicted bad weather hit the area.

The Chequers Inn in Thornham, with Marco Pierre White. Picture: Matthew Usher.

The waiting game is going on for scores of staff at four Norfolk pubs owned by a celebrity chef.

Southwood Hall owner Anna Key and Events Manager Eleanor Whitty

When regulations over fertiliser storage were tightened up, the old listed barn on the Keys’ family farm could no longer be used for that purpose.

Matthew Smith arriving at his continuing trial at Norwich Crown Court. Two fellow defendants have been cleared.

A former Ukip parliamentary candidate faces a retrial from June 1, after jurors failed to reach a verdict on two remaining counts.

Crime

Yesterday, 17:57

Hundreds of televisions worth about £62,000 have been reported stolen from a parked lorry owned by a Great Yarmouth based firm.

Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass.

Two cars have been stolen in Bradwell after thieves took keys from inside a house.

Matthew Smith arriving at his continuing trial at Norwich Crown Court. Two fellow defendants have been cleared.

A former Ukip parliamentary candidate faces a retrial from June 1, after jurors failed to reach a verdict on two remaining counts.

Crash blocks A47 Acle Straight

Saturday, January 24, 2015

The A47 Acle Straight was blocked this evening following a crash.

Matthew Smith arriving at his continuing trial at Norwich Crown Court.

The jury in the trial of a former Ukip parliamentary candidate accused of electoral fraud has been sent home for the weekend.

Health

Monday, January 19, 2015

New figures have revealed the strain put on our hospitals during a week of unprescedented demand on A&E departments.

Emma and Steven Everard are grateful to doctors and nurses whose diligent care saved the life of baby Isabelle born 11 weeks early weighing just 2lb 1oz - less than a bag of sugar.

Picture: James Bass

Little Isabelle Everard is a bundle of energy and a chatterbox as well as being “a little bossy boots.”

East Coast Community Health launches a new web app to counter obesity in children

A new mobile web app has been launched to counter the problems faced by overweight children in the Great Yarmouth area.

Margaret Seaman has knitted a pond to help raise funds for the Louise Hamilton Centre.

Fish swim happily under the clear water while brightly coloured flowers bloom beside them and oriental statues stand guard.

Doctors and nurses at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Photo: James Bass.

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital has been attempting to tame an “internal major incident” since Monday afternoon, caused by huge demand on its emergency services.

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Education

Wed, 15:46

An MP has described the deleted emails, inaccessible emails and missing minutes that “hampered” an investigation that cleared three Norfolk academies of receiving tip-offs about inspection dates as “an enormous amount of coincidence”.

Former education secretary Michael Gove with Rachel de Souza.Photo: Steve Adams

An independent probe into allegations three Norfolk academies received advance notice of Ofsted inspection dates has found that “on the balance of probabilities” no one at the schools was unfairly tipped off.

Dame Rachel de Souza, when she was principal of Ormiston Victory Academy.

An independent probe into allegations three Norfolk academies received advance notice of Ofsted inspection dates has said that “on the balance of probabilities” no-one at the schools was unfairly tipped off.

Sheila Mercer, headteacher of Woodlands Primary School, Bradwell

Parents have expressed concern after the deputy head teacher of a Bradwell primary school suddenly left his post.

Clara Jackson's winning picture of a sunset at Burgh Castle wowed the Broads Society judges

A creative teenager had scooped the top prize in an annual photography competition for her innovative shot of a sunset over the Broads.

Business

Yesterday, 14:31

The waiting game is going on for scores of staff at four Norfolk pubs owned by a celebrity chef.

Southwood Hall owner Anna Key and Events Manager Eleanor Whitty

When regulations over fertiliser storage were tightened up, the old listed barn on the Keys’ family farm could no longer be used for that purpose.

Greater Yarmouth Tourism Business Improvement District campaigners fighting to stop the tourism tax on them.
Richard Marks, Lisa Marshall, Eva Howking and Martin Share.

Picture: James Bass

Opponents of a Great Yarmouth “tourism tax” have accused the leader of the council of reneging on a pledge to hold off issuing any bill demands.

Merrivale Model Village boss Peter Williamson hails Norfolk's strength as day visit destination

Norfolk has bucked the national trend with soaring numbers of day visitors, according to newly-published tourism figures.

CHC Helicopter formerly CHC Scotia Limited.
The Caister Road heliport terminal in the North Denes area of Great Yarmouth.

An offshore helicopter company has entered into consultation with staff over proposals to close its base on North Denes in Great Yarmouth.

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Yesterday, 17:57
The A14.

Hundreds of televisions worth about £62,000 have been reported stolen from a parked lorry owned by a Great Yarmouth based firm.

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Yesterday, 16:26
Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass.

Two cars have been stolen in Bradwell after thieves took keys from inside a house.

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Yesterday, 16:56
Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

Firefighters have freed a person from their vehicle after it crashed on the A12 in Corton.

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Mon, 21:42
The nest and egg which is baffling a Gorleston school

The National Museum for Strange Objects has been called in to investigate the appearance of a large nest and giant egg in the playground of a Gorleston school.

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Yesterday, 16:01
The arrival of snow at Archant. Photo by Sophia France.

Snow fell across the region this afternoon as predicted bad weather hit the area.

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