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Yesterday, 17:01
Great Yarmouth

A man who is on the run having been handed a jail sentence for being drunk on a flight last year has pleaded his innocence - and insisted he will not hand himself in.

Projects including a third river crossing, railway improvements and dualling the A47 Acle Straight are on the table as part of discussions over the future of Great Yarmouth transport.

Norfolk County Council

Work on dualling the Acle Straight could begin in 2023, campaigners have been told.

Martin Wilby

The Woman’s Institute and cake, they’re a classic pairing which go together like strawberries and cream, fish and chips or gin and tonic.

A boy who starred in a Channel 4 documentary on precocious kids and declared his hatred for modern technology, is now touring around Norfolk in a band - arranging gigs using his iphone.

Norfolk

Two Norfolk women who suffered devastating domestic abuse have been praised for their “overwhelming bravery” after their stories are to feature in a new hard-hitting TV documentary.

Norfolk Police

Train passengers are facing cancellations for the next week as planned work is carried out on a major line.

Crime

Yesterday, 17:01
Great Yarmouth

A man who is on the run having been handed a jail sentence for being drunk on a flight last year has pleaded his innocence - and insisted he will not hand himself in.

Two Norfolk women who suffered devastating domestic abuse have been praised for their “overwhelming bravery” after their stories are to feature in a new hard-hitting TV documentary.

Norfolk Police

A former child abuse detective has lifted the lid on the trauma of delving into “harrowing” online images on a daily basis after it led him to develop PTSD.

Scotland

A man has been arrested in Great Yarmouth for drug-driving.

A “well-planned” cannabis factory of more than 400 plants has been uncovered by police in Great Yarmouth after officers went to a house following reports of a burglary.

Great Yarmouth police

Health

Thursday, February 14, 2019
Norfolk County Council

Norfolk’s alcohol crisis is today deepening, as drink-related deaths have hit a 10-year high in Norwich and almost 60 people a day in Norfolk are being admitted to hospital with conditions linked to booze.

NHS bosses have admitted there is no “definitive timeline” for when changes will be made to the region’s failing mental health services.

Clive Lewis

Patients in Norfolk and Waveney could soon be chatting to their GP on an app on their mobile phone instead of having to make a face-to-face appointment.

United Kingdom

The family of a three-year-old girl are raising £50,000 for trial treatment abroad to save their daughter could have just months to live.

NHS

Elderly residents found in their own faeces, a lack of food and no hot water.

Care Quality Commission

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Education

Friday, February 15, 2019

A Norfolk school “requires improvement” according to its first Ofsted inspection since becoming an academy.

Thousands of youngsters around the country, including in Norfolk, are expected to go on strike from school today as part of a global youth action over climate change.

Sweden

It might seem only five minutes since the children went back to school after Christmas, but half term is here already.

Marina Centre

A primary school’s choir joined voices with thousands of children and special celebrity guests for a mammoth London concert.

United Kingdom

Thousands of young people will come together to compete for their School Sports Partnership in the Norfolk Winter School Games.

Business

Yesterday, 08:58
United Kingdom

One of East Anglia’s most prolific convenience store retailers, McColl’s, has reported a sharp drop in profits.

The first big play structure to be built at BeWilderwood in five years has opened just in time for the half-term break.

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Friday, February 15, 2019

Investing in uncertain times can pay longer-term dividends, says financial columnist Peter Sharkey.

Peter Sharkey

Two new shops could open in Gorleston high street after plans were submitted to convert a former florist into separate stores.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

Yarmouth Stores set for move

Thursday, February 14, 2019

A shop which has been selling workwear for more than one hundred years is in line for a move.

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

A family have expressed their shock after finding their 11-month-old daughter with a laughing-gas canister in her mouth at a Norfolk holiday park.

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Yesterday, 08:46

Drivers on the A47 are facing delays following an accident.

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Yesterday, 17:01

A man who is on the run having been handed a jail sentence for being drunk on a flight last year has pleaded his innocence - and insisted he will not hand himself in.

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Great Yarmouth
Yesterday, 10:13

Two Norfolk women who suffered devastating domestic abuse have been praised for their “overwhelming bravery” after their stories are to feature in a new hard-hitting TV documentary.

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Norfolk Police
Yesterday, 16:40

Work on dualling the Acle Straight could begin in 2023, campaigners have been told.

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Martin Wilby

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