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More than £500,000 was spent on sending patients under the care of the region’s mental health trust to other facilities in the last month as bosses admit “still too many” patients were being sent out of the area for treatment.

Plans to rejuvenate the area around Great Yarmouth’s railway station have been given a seal of approval.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

A north Norfolk GP practice has been ranked among the best in the country after being rated outstanding by the independent regulator of health and social care.

Care Quality Commission

Usually journalists are the ones asking the questions, however the shoe was on the other foot at a village school.

The air is fragrant, the meadows are green and every single daffodil has erupted into a self-contained blaze of golden glory.

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A Gorleston school has been praised by the schools minister as one of the country’s top primaries.

Our lifeboat services are bucking a region-wide trend of increasing rescues, latest figures show.

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Crime

Yesterday, 14:25
Great Yarmouth Magistrates' Court

A man has pleaded guilty to a strong of charges following a police pursuit in north Norfolk.

A 20-year-old man from Great Yarmouth has been remanded in custody this morning after being charged with the rape of a girl under 16 in a Lowestoft park, sexual grooming her and breaching a sexual harm prevention order. Christopher Neill, of Marsh Road, was arrested by Suffolk police officers on Monday after the girl reported that she had been raped in Fen Park on Sunday after meeting a man she had contact with on Facebook.

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The RSPCA received more calls from concerned people about animal cruelty and neglect across Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire in 2016 compared with the previous year.

Suffolk

Britain is thought of as a nation of animal lovers but RSPCA figures reveal an increase in allegations of cruelty and neglect from Norfolk and Suffolk in 2016. SOPHIE WYLLIE reports on the issue.

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The owner of a garage and cab company which has been hit by two arson attacks in as many weeks has spoken out after his business was targeted.

Health

24 minutes ago
NHS

More than £500,000 was spent on sending patients under the care of the region’s mental health trust to other facilities in the last month as bosses admit “still too many” patients were being sent out of the area for treatment.

A north Norfolk GP practice has been ranked among the best in the country after being rated outstanding by the independent regulator of health and social care.

Care Quality Commission

A senior eye specialist has been awarded a professorship for his contribution to research.

University of East Anglia

An event is being held to provide support for people who care for others with mental health issues.

NHS

More than £42m will be spent on new buildings and vehicles for the region’s ambulance service, after bosses voted to press ahead with two new schemes.

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Education

Usually journalists are the ones asking the questions, however the shoe was on the other foot at a village school.

A Gorleston school has been praised by the schools minister as one of the country’s top primaries.

Students successfully argued their case on a number of thorny issues to beat rivals from across the country.

Ormiston Venture Academy

Even the bank balance is healthier at Flegg High School after staff took on an activity challenge.

Flegg High School

The lives of children with long-term medical problems are being put at risk because schools are failing to take care of them as well as they should, claims a group of charities.

Norfolk County Council

Business

Yesterday, 16:01

The construction of the £1.5bn Galloper offshore wind farm has moved into the next phase after the installation of turbine foundations was completed two months ahead of schedule.

A health centre for dogs has celebrated its first birthday with an open day and charity raffle.

Training providers have been put on alert to ensure young people can take advantage of the jobs being created in the renewable energy industry over the next generation.

A piece of Great Yarmouth’s aviation history which has been out of use for two years has been put up for sale.

Virtual-reality videos give potential recruits an engineer’s-eye view of work for BT Openreach.

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Mon, 17:23

A man in his 20s who was hit by a car in Bradwell died just two hours later, it has emerged.

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James Paget University Hospital
Yesterday, 12:17

The family of the 22-year-old man who died in a road accident in Bradwell on Friday have paid tribute to a “comical little lad”.

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James Paget University Hospital

There were dramatic scenes after a fire that destroyed three sheds caused a number of gas canisters to explode in Great Yarmouth.

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Yesterday, 13:04

A 20-year-old man from Great Yarmouth has been remanded in custody this morning after being charged with the rape of a girl under 16 in a Lowestoft park, sexual grooming her and breaching a sexual harm prevention order. Christopher Neill, of Marsh Road, was arrested by Suffolk police officers on Monday after the girl reported that she had been raped in Fen Park on Sunday after meeting a man she had contact with on Facebook.

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Tue, 14:05

A group of police officers who fought a road side life and death battle to save a Great Yarmouth stabbing victim from bleeding to death are to receive top national life-saving honours.

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Norfolk Police

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17:06

Plans to rejuvenate the area around Great Yarmouth’s railway station have been given a seal of approval.

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Great Yarmouth Borough Council
Yesterday, 13:41

The delights of an early summer seaside break in Great Yarmouth are being featured in a television advert targeting potential tourists in four counties.

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A Gorleston school has been praised by the schools minister as one of the country’s top primaries.

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11:33

A petition has been set up calling for a soup kitchen to be granted a licence to operate in Great Yarmouth.

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Graham Plant
Tue, 15:45

Organisers of an air show have defended their decision to cancel their plans for this year.

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Barry Coleman

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