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Headteacher praises the people of west Norfolk after school coach overturns in Hilgay

A headteacher has paid tribute to the emergency services after a coach which was heading towards the seaside with 42 pupils on board, overturned.

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Number 31 Squadron from RAF Marham are currently participating in a week long exercise at the base, as part of their final stages of preparation for their forthcoming deployment to Afghanistan. Picture: Ian Burt

Gallery: RAF Marham holds media day as Squadron 31 set to embark on last trip to Afghanistan

Airmen from RAF Marham are preparing to embark on their final tour of duty of Afghanistan as Britain gets ready to pull out its troops after 13 years of sacrifice and heroism.

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Emergency services at the scene of a coach crash on the A10 near Hilgay - A coach turns up to take children away from the area. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Police vow to find out why coach full of children veered off the a10 into ditch

Police have vowed to find out why a coach full of children veered off the A10 into a ditch.

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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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Emergency services at the scene of a coach crash on the A10 near Hilgay - A coach turns up to take children away from the area. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Police vow to solve riddle of why coach with 42 Cambridgeshire schoolchildren on board veered off A10 at Hilgay and overturned on way to Hunstanton

Forty-two primary school children and five teachers escaped unharmed when a bus taking them to Hunstanton overturned at Hilgay, on Tuesday afternoon.

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