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Norfolk County Council

Smokers are being warned to take extra care putting out cigarettes and not to buy fake ones, after tests showed counterfeits are more likely to cause fires.

Home-grown roller skaters ended the year with an impressive haul of 225 medals.

United Kingdom

Plastic netting aimed at protecting the coast is drawing concerns it could become a hazard for wildlife.

Mystery surrounds the dismissal of a Norfolk academy trust chief executive.

Norwich

The East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) have bared all for a naked calendar to raise more than £600 for the East Norfolk Ambulance Fund.

All three of the county’s prisons remain overcrowded as a report from HMP Bure has said doubling up of prisoners in cells poses a “serious risk”.

Children at a Norfolk primary school wore fancy dress and ran laps around its field at a race for life event which it raised more than £2,000.

Crime

Yesterday, 16:27

All three of the county’s prisons remain overcrowded as a report from HMP Bure has said doubling up of prisoners in cells poses a “serious risk”.

Norfolk police want to speak to two women after gift sets and hair products were stolen from Boots in Great Yarmouth.

Norfolk police

Christmas decorations which were lit in memory of lost loved ones have been cut down at a Norfolk hospice site.

Norfolk Police

Two men will be sentenced in the new year after admitting supplying drugs to a 21-year-old woman who later died.

Stephen Holt

A Norfolk farmer and member of European parliament has told how he was embroiled in a major terrorist attack for the second time in two years.

Great Yarmouth

Health

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Norfolk County Council

Smokers are being warned to take extra care putting out cigarettes and not to buy fake ones, after tests showed counterfeits are more likely to cause fires.

Four bereaved mothers travelled to London on Monday to demand change in mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Julie Cave

Pollution could be worsening the condition of those suffering with asthma if they are not doing enough to manage their illness.

NHS

One of the county’s worst performing healthcare trusts could merge with Norfolk’s best in a bid to bring together care in the community.

Care Quality Commission

Hundreds of thousands of women and their families were left terrified over a breast cancer screening scandal which never existed, a review has found.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

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Education

Yesterday, 17:17
Norwich

Mystery surrounds the dismissal of a Norfolk academy trust chief executive.

Children at a Norfolk primary school wore fancy dress and ran laps around its field at a race for life event which it raised more than £2,000.

A boy walking into class to tell his teacher his Mum did not have enough money to buy food instigated a headteacher at a Norfolk primary school to set up a food bank.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

Parents at a Norfolk academy have described their anger after finding out that if their children had missed a day at school they would not be able to take part in a non-uniform day.

School trips usually involve taking children to see one of Shakespeare’s great plays or visiting a historic museum.

Business

Friday, December 14, 2018
East Coast College

Young people were brought together with firms from across the energy sector to learn about the jobs available to them now and in the future.

This week, Peter Sharkey looks at why thousands of people are using lifetime mortgages to buy a home in the sun.

Peter Sharkey

Carpetright is considering further changes to its store portfolio across East Anglia as it handles stinging losses.

Would you like to play a major part in restoring one of Great Yarmouth’s most historic tourist attractions to its former glory?

Barry Coleman

A popular Christmas song inspires finance columnist, Peter Sharkey, to look at what investment has been like in 2018.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

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Yesterday, 10:54

Norfolk police want to speak to two women after gift sets and hair products were stolen from Boots in Great Yarmouth.

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Norfolk police
Mon, 13:12

Two men will be sentenced in the new year after admitting supplying drugs to a 21-year-old woman who later died.

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Stephen Holt
Mon, 10:31

A drone was used to hunt a “dangerous” dog which tried to bite a person during a police chase in Great Yarmouth on Sunday night.

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Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service

A man who hid wraps of crack cocaine and heroin in his mouth has been jailed for two years.

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Norwich Crown Court
Yesterday, 17:17

Mystery surrounds the dismissal of a Norfolk academy trust chief executive.

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Norwich

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