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Yesterday, 15:06

Volunteers from a life-saving service in Norfolk are hoping to raise thousands after completing a gruelling coastal walk over the weekend.

Firefighters in Norfolk are taking almost one minute longer, on average, to attend the most serious fires than they were five years ago, new figures reveal.

Gritters will be heading out this afternoon across Norfolk to prepare the county's roads for more cold temperatures tonight.

Norfolk residents are being warned to prepare for more cold weather as the freezing nights are expected to continue in the county over the next few days.

A bridge carrying the A47 across the River Yare will close for eight nights for maintenance work.

Over the next few weeks, snowdrops will begin to pop-up in gardens across Norfolk as the first sign of spring appears and here are seven of the best place to see the pretty white flowers.

More than a dozen volunteer life-savers have embarked upon a gruelling walk around the Norfolk coast.

Crime

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Two suspected drug-drivers have been arrested by police.

Seven hundred people were stopped and tested in Norfolk during a drink and drug-driving crackdown over Christmas - and more than 30pc failed.

More than 17,000 cigarettes and some £10,000 worth of alcohol have been seized following a multi-agency swoop in two locations in Norfolk.

A string of shops and off-licences was raided this morning as a multi-agency operation swung into action.

Police are treating a house fire in Great Yarmouth as a suspected arson attack.

Health

Friday, January 17, 2020

An Ormesby who has worked to rebuild his life after being unable to remember the most basic things following a near-fatal infection in his brain has shared his experience.

The deaths of two vulnerable people living in the same Norfolk care home, including an elderly woman who died after she was attacked by another resident, have raised serious concerns.

A mother-of-two whose life was saved by a kidney transplant has praised organ donation as the best thing anyone can do.

King's Lynn

Faeces under fingernails, weeks without baths and calls to emergency services for support - these are some of the damning observations made at our region's failing care homes.

A shortage of doctors has left individual GPs in our region responsible for as many as 4,000 patients, figures have revealed.

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Education

Friday, January 17, 2020

Parents in Norfolk can collect coupons to help schools win gardening equipment to promote healthy learning with our new Plant to Plate scheme.

Not all of the nurseries which were saved by Norfolk County Council will necessarily be financially viable in the long-term, it has been warned.

A new specialised training centre for the civil engineering and construction sectors will open next month on the site of a former middle school.

A school and a thatched cottage bought to make way for a bypass are among more than a dozen properties a council plans to sell.

Almost three quarters of the millennial workforce in the East of England seek major career changes as they hit their 'quarter life crises', new research reveals.

Business

Saturday, January 18, 2020

A family running a bar and restaurant is hoping it's a case of the same but different as they move their business to a new venue.

The new owners of a historic shopping arcade say they have slashed rents and are redoubling efforts to get the boutique property fully let.

Everyone would love to earn a bit more money - and these jobs all come with an impressive pay packet and are based right here in Norfolk.

Bargain hunters cleared the shelves - and then made off with them too - as the Debenhams closing down sale entered its last few hours.

A motorcycle racing champion has got his dream job as he takes over a bike shop in Great Yarmouth

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Yesterday, 10:15

A bridge carrying the A47 across the River Yare will close for eight nights for maintenance work.

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Saturday, January 18, 2020

Two suspected drug-drivers have been arrested by police.

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Saturday, January 18, 2020

Refurbishment work has started on a dilapidated council house that has stood empty for almost seven years.

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Yesterday, 12:03

Norfolk residents are being warned to prepare for more cold weather as the freezing nights are expected to continue in the county over the next few days.

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Yesterday, 13:44

Gritters will be heading out this afternoon across Norfolk to prepare the county's roads for more cold temperatures tonight.

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