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Trains will not run between Norwich and Great Yarmouth this week because of a major line upgrade.

Ten schools in Norfolk accounted for more than a third of all permanent exclusions made in the county last year.

Lingwood singer Leon Mallett has failed to make it to the live shows of The X Factor.

A service paying tribute to a naval hero who hailed from Norfolk and vanquished the French in a decisive battle was held in Great Yarmouth.

A Great Yarmouth house was closed down after a London drugs gang turned it into a crack den early this year.

Lingwood singer Leon Mallett is vying for a place in The X Factor live shows tonight with a performance at the judges’ houses stage of the competition.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has condemned remarks made by Clive Lewis as “completely unacceptable” at two events in Norfolk.

Jeremy Corbyn

Crime

The boss behind a drugs gang responsible for trafficking around £250,000 worth of crack cocaine and heroin into Great Yarmouth and bringing misery to its streets has been jailed for eight years.

UN Court

These images show how Norfolk’s new police stations will look as two new ones are built and seven shut.

Great Yarmouth

Radical reforms to Norfolk’s police force have provoked a furious response from the union - and a note of caution from the county’s police and crime commissioner.

Lorne Green

Norfolk’s police chief today revealed massive changes to the way the force will run.

Simon Bailey

Health

Friday, October 20, 2017
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

The region’s mental health trust has appointed an interim director of nursing, quality and patient safety.

Two executive directors have handed in their resignations at the region’s beleaguered mental health trust.

Michael Scott

Ambulance staff have been praised for their commitment to ensuring new response standards for crews to reach sick patients went live.

NHS

The delay in transferring patients from ambulances into the region’s busiest hospital is impacting how quickly medics are reaching those in need.

James Paget University Hospital

The chairman of an NHS group in Great Yarmouth and Waveney has announced he is stepping down.

NHS

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Education

08:04

Ten schools in Norfolk accounted for more than a third of all permanent exclusions made in the county last year.

A Great Yarmouth primary school will close next August, it has been confirmed.

A primary school has received a seal of approval from Ofsted as part of its first inspection since becoming an academy.

A nine-year-old boy upset by a proposal to close his school has fired off letters to everyone he can think of including prime minister Theresa May.

A Labour councillor refused to back his own party’s motion over controversial proposals to close a Great Yarmouth school.

Labour

Business

Saturday, October 21, 2017
United Kingdom

Great Yarmouth businesses are being invited to a series of two-day training courses being held to help companies grow their business.

Companies in the east’s energy industry have been reassured that the door remains open to government agreeing a support package for the sector, in a deal which would make the region a national exemplar.

Simon Gray

Energy industry workers have revealed their frustration at the delays and problems caused by cancellations of flights linking the country’s biggest power hubs.

United Kingdom

Norfolk will be celebrating its trading relationships with the Netherlands as a special guest visits the county this week.

Kerry Robinson-Payne

Making a career change can be a daunting process.

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08:04

Ten schools in Norfolk accounted for more than a third of all permanent exclusions made in the county last year.

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Yesterday, 11:05

A Great Yarmouth house was closed down after a London drugs gang turned it into a crack den early this year.

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Friday, October 20, 2017

The boss behind a drugs gang responsible for trafficking around £250,000 worth of crack cocaine and heroin into Great Yarmouth and bringing misery to its streets has been jailed for eight years.

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UN Court
Thursday, October 19, 2017

A seafront tea hut has been gutted by a blaze.

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Yesterday, 16:48

A service paying tribute to a naval hero who hailed from Norfolk and vanquished the French in a decisive battle was held in Great Yarmouth.

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