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A cryptic tweet has fuelled speculation that fast-fashion giant Primark could be coming to Great Yarmouth.

Mums will always appreciate a thoughtful present, but the greatest Mother's Day gift of all may be spending quality time with her children.

An area the size of "a parked car" has been cordoned off due to a sink hole.

With the public consultation on dualling parts of the A47 officially underway, we asked Highways England bosses what you can expect over the next 20 years.

Norfolk

Sales for the tile retailer, with seven outlets in Norfolk, have continued to plummet as homeowners tighten their DIY purse-strings.

A major project at an increasingly busy junction in Gorleston will see the construction of a double mini roundabout.

A church minister has been labelled out of touch and discriminatory after declaring businesses should not be 'forced' to cater for gay marriages.

Crime

Yesterday, 08:19

A driver has captured dash cam footage of a five person arrest at a retail park near Norwich.

More than 75pc of sex offenders placed on the official register have been removed after asking police, figures reveal.

Norfolk Police

Two men have been arrested for allegedly assaulting a train guard, which caused two Greater Anglia trains to be cancelled.

Police have arrested a driver after they tested positive for both cannabis and cocaine while driving a motorcycle they had taken without consent.

Train guard assaulted

Friday, February 21, 2020

Train services have been cancelled after a guard was assaulted.

Great Yarmouth

Health

More than £4m was paid out by the county's main NHS organisations due to medical negligence last year, new figures reveal.

A Chinese takeaway is set to reopen after the owners closed it to protect the wider public from Coronavirus fears.

A doctor and nurse returning from their holiday stepped in to help a man for seven hours after he was taken ill on their flight.

A first-time mother has described her fear and confusion while watching her newborn baby being loaded onto an air ambulance for a flight to their hometown 174 miles away.

Concerns over bullying across the region's NHS staff have again been highlighted - just a month after the deaths of three ambulance staff prompted a major investigation into the trust's culture.

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Education

Yesterday, 12:47

The number of tutors teaching music in Norfolk's schools could be cut - and parents could have to pay more for their children to learn instruments.

Schools are taking drastic precautions including advising pupils to stay away for a two-week isolation period to protect against the spread of coronavirus.

Tributes have been paid to the "extraordinary" leader of a Norfolk school, after her sudden death over the weekend.

The Norwich City charity building a state-of-the-art sports facility has helped launch a pioneering £300,000 project to help young people at risk of child criminal exploitation.

A new complex needs school on the site of a former primary has been given the go-ahead in a bid to meet demand for specialist places.

Business

just now

A cryptic tweet has fuelled speculation that fast-fashion giant Primark could be coming to Great Yarmouth.

Sales for the tile retailer, with seven outlets in Norfolk, have continued to plummet as homeowners tighten their DIY purse-strings.

A church minister has been labelled out of touch and discriminatory after declaring businesses should not be 'forced' to cater for gay marriages.

A village post office manager has won a national award for his contributions to his community.

Administrators of the collapsed department store chain Beales say its Palmers store will close next month.

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Tue, 17:23

Tributes have been paid to the "extraordinary" leader of a Norfolk school, after her sudden death over the weekend.

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Yesterday, 13:39

Roaring machines are ripping into Great Yarmouth's seafront Marina Centre - with council bosses saying it will likely add to tourism rather than blight the Golden Mile.

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Yesterday, 16:31

A person has died after an incident at Norwich Railway Station.

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Mon, 11:28

A new complex needs school on the site of a former primary has been given the go-ahead in a bid to meet demand for specialist places.

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