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An East of England Ambulance Service ambulance in Norwich.

Ambulance Watch: 999 trust faces £1.5m fine for not hitting key targets

The region’s under-performing ambulance service is set to be fined £1.5m for not hitting key response times - four months after it received an extra £12m to improve performance.

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A Greater Anglia train at Norwich on the main line service to London Liverpool Street.

Network Rail boss says he will “take every step” to avoid long delays as he confirms planned Ipswich engineering work will go ahead

Network Rail has pledged to “take every step” to avoid a repeat of the long delays and cancellations which hit rail commuters this week as it confirmed it would go ahead with planned engineering work in Ipswich this weekend,

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Former mayor of Wisbech, Jonathan Farmer pictured at the top of St Peter's Church in 2012.

BREAKING: Suspended prison sentence for former Wisbech mayor who was found guilty of possessing firearm

A Wisbech councillor and former town mayor who was found guilty of possessing an illegal firearm has been given a 21-month suspended prison sentence.

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Setting up the Sundown Festival at the showground. Photo: Bill Smith

Revellers start arriving at Sundown Festival, near Norwich

Thousands of revellers have started arriving at the Sundown festival ahead of the two-day event where some of the music industry’s biggest chart acts will be appearing.

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George Nobbs, leader of Norfolk County Council.

Norfolk could be hit with higher council tax bills as county council looks to plug £17.5m funding gap

People in Norfolk could be hit with higher council tax bills next year, as councillors at cash-strapped County Hall are asked to consider a hike to help plug an estimated £17.5m funding gap in 2015/16.

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Former Norfolk headteacher faces further charges

A former Norfolk headteacher, who has been charged with a further number of sexual offences, has had his case sent to the crown court by Norwich magistrates.

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TRIBUTES: Carol Rice.

Lowestoft Town FC pays tribute to popular bar manager

Warm tributes have been paid to a “very special” member of staff at Lowestoft Town Football Club.

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Former mayor of Wisbech, Jonathan Farmer pictured at the top of St Peter's Church in 2012.

BREAKING: Suspended prison sentence for former Wisbech mayor who was found guilty of possessing firearm

A Wisbech councillor and former town mayor who was found guilty of possessing an illegal firearm has been given a 21-month suspended prison sentence.

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A Greater Anglia train at Norwich on the main line service to London Liverpool Street.

Network Rail boss says he will “take every step” to avoid long delays as he confirms planned Ipswich engineering work will go ahead

Network Rail has pledged to “take every step” to avoid a repeat of the long delays and cancellations which hit rail commuters this week as it confirmed it would go ahead with planned engineering work in Ipswich this weekend,

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An East of England Ambulance Service ambulance in Norwich.

Ambulance Watch: 999 trust faces £1.5m fine for not hitting key targets

The region’s under-performing ambulance service is set to be fined £1.5m for not hitting key response times - four months after it received an extra £12m to improve performance.

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Norwich Theatre Royal. Photo: Steve Adams

Norwich Theatre Royal reveals plans for a £3m education centre

The curtain looks set to go up on ambitious plans to build a £3m-plus Education and Skills Centre to inspire Norfolk’s young people to aim high in life and build successful careers in the world of work.

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A47 UPDATE: Police re-open A47 after road crash at King’s Lynn

Emergency crews were called to deal with a collision involving a car and a motorcyle on the A47.

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