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Care Quality Commission

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.

Norfolk’s police chief has said he will make a case for more police officers on the street, but it would mean a rise in council tax.

Lorne Green

One in every five recycling trucks in Norfolk is contaminated as people are putting the “wrong things” in their bins, councils have warned.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

A man has sustained injuries and another was arrested following an alleged road rage incident between two lorry drivers.

Great Yarmouth

A “dangerous” arsonist, who risked lives by setting fire to his home in Great Yarmouth, was jailed before for starting two fires at a previous address, a court heard.

Martin Ivory

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.

Motorists are being advised that they could face delays this weekend as police prepare to transport an abnormal load.

Norfolk police

Crime

Yesterday, 17:35
Lorne Green

Norfolk’s police chief has said he will make a case for more police officers on the street, but it would mean a rise in council tax.

A man has sustained injuries and another was arrested following an alleged road rage incident between two lorry drivers.

Great Yarmouth

A pub has released CCTV footage of what appears to be an older woman lobbing white paint all over its front door.

A Norfolk MP has called for urgent action after claiming people with mental health issues are still being unlawfully detained and transported in police vehicles.

Norman Lamb

A 61-year-old man who is known to visit B&Bs in north Norfolk is wanted on recall to prison for breaching the terms of his licence.

Health

Care Quality Commission

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.

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

Hospital admissions of young people with asthma are rising in Norfolk, according to the latest data from Public Health England.

NHS

Ambulances have been head butted, kicked, and had blue lights ripped off in shocking acts of vandalism on the emergency vehicles - sometimes while crews have been trying to treat patients.

NHS

A Norfolk MP has called for urgent action after claiming people with mental health issues are still being unlawfully detained and transported in police vehicles.

Norman Lamb

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Education

Yesterday, 16:01

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.

Architects and inventors of the future are benefitting from creative projects focussed on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.

Norfolk Community Foundation

Parents at a village primary school say they are braced for ‘chaos’ after they were told they could no longer use an adjacent car park.

Facebook

A parent who was “frightening” children by wearing a face mask outside of a Norfolk secondary school has been captured having a heated argument with a police officer after he refused to remove it.

Lynn Grove Academy

Business

Yesterday, 12:49
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.

European Union

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, 16:01

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.

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Yesterday, 10:12

Ambulances have been head butted, kicked, and had blue lights ripped off in shocking acts of vandalism on the emergency vehicles - sometimes while crews have been trying to treat patients.

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NHS
Thu, 09:34

A 46-year-old shop assistant was racially abused by a customer in Great Yarmouth.

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Plans for a former pub to be turned into a luxury tobacconist have been put under fire by a nearby health centre, with bosses arguing it would “give out entirely the wrong message”.

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NHS
Mon, 18:00

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

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