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A devastated dog owner is appealing for help to trace her missing dog after it disappeared in the woods.

From scary witches to skull-covered porches, there's rarely a shortage of spooktacular Halloween displays in the Great Yarmouth Borough.

More than 40 trains have been cancelled in the region after someone was hit by a train.

Norfolk Trading Standards is warning the public to be aware of a fraudster making calls pretending to be from Amazon.

Resurfacing work will close the A149 at Rollesby.

A revamped adventure park could open in a coastal village.

Residents and businesses in a seaside village have hit out at a network provider after being left without phone service for three months.

Crime

A van was set on fire in a suspected arson attack.

Two people arrested after a break-in at the Nelson's Monument in Great Yarmouth have been released on bail.

Armed police arrested a teenager following reports he was firing an air gun in a garden.

A police officer needed to have an injury to his head glued after an evening which saw him and four others assaulted while on duty.

A heartbroken mother is demanding answers after her son was left for dead following a hit-and-run.

Health

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Children as young as 13 say they are drinking almost everyday according to a survey of young people in Gorleston and Bradwell.

Parents and dog owners are being warned to stay away from open water after a dangerous poisonous algae has been found in various beauty spots in Norfolk and Suffolk.

A tiny baby has survived six hours of surgery to put his bowel, bladder, and intestines back inside his body after he was born with an ultra-rare abnormality.

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) has today announced the appointment of a new chair for its board, Nicola Scrivings.

People living with mental health issues can now receive a lifeline of support to get back into work thanks to a new service.

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Education

Yesterday, 06:00

Almost 12,000 children were regularly missing from Norfolk's schools for the first two terms last year, figures reveal.

Two Norfolk academy trusts have reassured parents and carers that their imminent merger will not disrupt school life for pupils.

Vulnerable children in Norfolk are set to benefit from a share of £84m of government funding for a landmark project to improve support for those at risk.

Two schools separated by an 8m gap have been joined together thanks to a new building.

Students will be donning mortar boards and gowns this week as years of hard work and dedication is set to be rewarded.

Business

The building of a popular seaside B&B is set to be sold after its owners were granted permission to convert the premises into a five bedroom house.

Customers are being urged to check their bags of Bernard Matthews turkey dinosaurs over fears they could contain metal.

A new store has opened its doors in a coastal town with 15 jobs being created.

A women's clothing retailer, with shops across the county, has collapsed into administration, putting almost 2,900 jobs at risk nationwide.

From Copland Family Bakers to Flour & Bean, there's no shortage of bakeries in the Great Yarmouth Borough offering customers a fine selection of indulgent treats.

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Yesterday, 10:43

Maintenance work on a damaged path will close a road for three weeks.

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Yesterday, 06:00

Almost 12,000 children were regularly missing from Norfolk's schools for the first two terms last year, figures reveal.

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More than 40 trains have been cancelled in the region after someone was hit by a train.

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Yesterday, 10:37

Armed police arrested a teenager following reports he was firing an air gun in a garden.

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Yesterday, 10:05

Relatives of a toddler diagnosed not once but twice with leukaemia are raising funds to help his family through their difficult time.

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