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Building an igloo out of milk containers and a snowman out of tyres were among imaginative activities hailed by Ofsted inspectors during their latest visit to a Gorleston nursery.

Zoe Stone has set up her own dog grooming business in her parents garage which has been converted into a fully equipped salon.
Pictured with Cedric.

Picture: James Bass

A teenager who struggled to find work has combined her love of animals with an entrepreneurial spirit to launch her own business.

Macmillan Cancer Support has been announced as the official charity partner of the third annual Tour De Broads event

Organisers of the third annual Tour De Broads Festival have announced their official charity partner.

Kevin Grieve, principal of Paston College, North Walsham.
PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

School leaders and MPs are urging the government to back a VAT refund scheme which would generate hundreds of thousands of pounds for sixth form colleges.

Ian Cleland, chief executive of the Academy Transformation Trust. Picture: Ian Burt

Most academy groups provide services to their schools, such a finance, legal and school improvement, usually funded by ‘top slicing’ part of each school’s government grant.

Myleene Klass. Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Myleene Klass was confronted in the playground of her daughter’s school by furious mothers after she mocked them online by posting up class emails about birthday present collections.

The news team from Wroughton infant school investigate the arrival of a giant egg in the school playground.

The arrival of a giant nest and a mystery egg has baffled pupils at a Gorleston school - who have suggested it could be the handiwork of a giant chicken, or even a dinosaur.

Sir Michael Wilshaw, head of Ofsted, was today asked about the report into claims three Norfolk academies received advance notice of inspection dates. Photo: Bill Smith

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.

Dame Rachel de Souza, chief executive of the Inspiration Trust.

The review of an investigation into allegations three Norfolk schools received advance notice of inspection dates will report later than previously expected, it has emerged.

East Norfolk College awards, class of 2014

More than 400 former students and their parents packed St Andrew’s Church in Gorleston for the East Norfolk Sixth Form College Certificate Presentation and Awards Evening.

Ormiston Venture Academy, Gorleston.

Ormiston Venture Academy in Gorleston is holding its Christmas Fayre today and in exchange for donations of food or other items for those in need in the area, pupils were allowed to wear their Christmas Jumpers.

Little Explorers Nursery which has opened at Fleggburgh Primary School. Owner Gillian Lee and MP Brandon Lewis with youngsters Jaxon Cousins and Taylor Mitchell.  Picture: James Bass

A mum who turned her fortunes around after facing redundancy is celebrating after opening her own nursery in Fleggburgh.

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08:51
A large area of sand dunes between the beach and the Haven holiday park at Caister which have been levelled.

Picture: James Bass

Coastal residents have hit out at a holiday firm for digging over a stretch of beach without prior warning - claiming the work has “destroyed” much-loved dunes.

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Pat Newcomb of Grenfell Court in Gorleston is bitterly opposed to the Cliff Hotel's plans for a restaurant and roof-top terrace yards from her bedroom window.

Old folk living close to Gorleston’s Cliff Hotel are holding their hands up against plans to transform its original entrance and add a rooftop bar.

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11:26
Chris Walch is warning town centre traders after he received a reminder for the BID levy. Picture: James Bass

A Great Yarmouth businessman is warning fellow traders not to pay out for the controversial “tourism tax” after a bill landed on his doorstep in error.

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Yesterday, 08:53
Emergency at the scene of the accident on the A149 near Catfield involving two HGVs and a pick-up truck.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

A man has died after a pick-up truck and two lorries crashed on a busy road.

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Wed, 21:40
Emergency at the scene of the accident on the A149 near Catfield involving two HGVs and a pick-up truck.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

A man has died after the pick-up truck he was driving crashed into two lorries on the A149 near Catfield.

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Pat Newcomb of Grenfell Court in Gorleston is bitterly opposed to the Cliff Hotel's plans for a restaurant and roof-top terrace yards from her bedroom window.

Old folk living close to Gorleston’s Cliff Hotel are holding their hands up against plans to transform its original entrance and add a rooftop bar.

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Gorleston
Yesterday, 07:40
All 88 turbines at the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm have now been installed. Picture: Ian Burt

A major wind farm planned off the coast of East Anglia has been given the go-ahead by the Government.

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The James Paget University Hospital at Gorleston. Picture: James Bass.

Bed blocking is causing further delays at a Norfolk hospital that is already struggling with Accident and Emergency admissions.

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08:51
A large area of sand dunes between the beach and the Haven holiday park at Caister which have been levelled.

Picture: James Bass

Coastal residents have hit out at a holiday firm for digging over a stretch of beach without prior warning - claiming the work has “destroyed” much-loved dunes.

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