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Dorothy Elizabeth was born shortly before 4am on July 23 2014 and weighing 7lb 12oz, much to the delight of proud parents Gareth and Lucy Jones of Southwold. 
She is the 1000th baby to be born at the James Paget University Hospital’s Dolphin Suite.

Hospital midwifery-led unit celebrates 1,000th birth

Midwives at a Norfolk hospital celebrated a landmark arrival yesterday following the birth of the 1,000th baby at its midwifery-led birthing unit.

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George Freeman, Minister for Life Sciences, unveils the plaque to open the new Centrum Building at the Norwich Research Park. Picture: Denise Bradley

New £11.5m building at Norwich Research Park could help rural renaissance in Norfolk, minister says

A £11.5m hub to bring businesses together with top scientists could herald the dawn of 21st century rural renaissance for Norfolk, the new life sciences minister has said.

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Police are anxious to trace a man who has been reported missing in west Suffolk. 
Darius Bumsa, aged 34, was last seen by a member of his family at approximately 3.30pm today at an address in Brandon.

Have you seen Darius? Police appeal after concern grows for welfare of missing man

Concerns have been raised for the welfare of a west Suffolk man who has been reported missing and in a distressed state.

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The bronze Polar Medal awarded to Halesworth man  Frederic Sones which will be going under the hammer today.

Rare Polar Medal awarded to Halesworth man to go under the hammer

A rare bronze Polar Medal awarded to a Halesworth man who accompanied explorer Sir Douglas Mawson on an expedition to the Antarctic in 1929-1930 is expected to sell for between £2,000 and £2,500 at an auction at Spink in Bloomsbury, London, today.

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Wymondham mayor Dianne Fernee relaunches the carnival with Dave Disney, left, and Tony Holden. Photo: Bill Smith

Organisers put finishing touches on Wymondham Carnival ahead of its return after 20 years

Organisers of a popular south Norfolk carnival are busy putting the finishing touches to the event ahead of its return this weekend.

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Rob Gowing and Anthony Walshe, who triumphed at the Scratch Off 2014 Competition. Photo: Andrew Howard

Whizz kids in Wymondham come top in computing competition

Teenage computer whizzes swapped schoolbooks for software as they triumphed in a programming competition.

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Peter Brooks during his time as curator of Sheringham Museum.

Peter Brooks: An authority on Sheringham’s history

Former curator of Sheringham Museum Peter Brooks has died aged 86.

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Kay Gelder in K's Burger Bar which has re-opened on the quay at Wells. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Calls to get the tills ringing for flood-hit Wells businesses during carnival week

Calls are being made for crowds to turn out in force during a crucial Wells Carnival week to help traders reclaim some of the losses from December’s floods.

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Police are anxious to trace a man who has been reported missing in west Suffolk. 
Darius Bumsa, aged 34, was last seen by a member of his family at approximately 3.30pm today at an address in Brandon.

Have you seen Darius? Police appeal after concern grows for welfare of missing man

Concerns have been raised for the welfare of a west Suffolk man who has been reported missing and in a distressed state.

Read full story »

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Bury St Edmunds: David Ruffley’s regret over domestic incident

Bury St Edmunds MP David Ruffley has broken his silence on the incident earlier this year in which he received a police caution for common assault.

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Dorothy Elizabeth was born shortly before 4am on July 23 2014 and weighing 7lb 12oz, much to the delight of proud parents Gareth and Lucy Jones of Southwold. 
She is the 1000th baby to be born at the James Paget University Hospital’s Dolphin Suite.

Hospital midwifery-led unit celebrates 1,000th birth

Midwives at a Norfolk hospital celebrated a landmark arrival yesterday following the birth of the 1,000th baby at its midwifery-led birthing unit.

Read full story »

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Rob Gowing and Anthony Walshe, who triumphed at the Scratch Off 2014 Competition. Photo: Andrew Howard

Whizz kids in Wymondham come top in computing competition

Teenage computer whizzes swapped schoolbooks for software as they triumphed in a programming competition.

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Police Forensic services at Bungalow in Church road Emneth. Picture: Steve Williams.

Forensic teams search Norfolk home and A47 closed to recover belongings as police inquiry stepped up into couple’s death

Police have called in forensic experts to search the west Norfolk home of the engaged couple who died in a mystery collision on the A47.

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