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(L TO R) Rachel De Souza, Bill Holledge - Headteacher, Dr Liz Sidwell  - Schools Commissioner and Theodoe Agnew - Academy Sponsor.

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“These serious allegations are absolutely false” - Dame Rachel de Souza comes out fighting over Inspiration Trust Ofsted tip-off allegations

The chief executive of a Norfolk academy chain at the centre of allegations about school inspection tip-offs has broken her silence in a letter to staff that strongly denies the claims.

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Norfolk's chief fire officer has warned if he has to make substantial cuts it would put firefighter jobs and engines at risk.

Norfolk fire chief fears major cuts could put firefighter jobs at risk

Firefighter jobs and fire engines could be at risk if “substantial cuts” are forced on Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service in the years ahead, the county’s chief fire officer has warned.

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Secretary of State for Education Nicky Morgan  Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Education secretary speaks out over latest Ofsted tip-off allegations

Allegations that an academy chain in charge of a raft of Norfolk schools had prior knowledge of inspections should be re-investigated amid any new evidence, education secretary Nicky Morgan has said.

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UKIP's Douglas Carswell delivers his speech during the UKIP annual conference at Doncaster racecourse in South Yorkshire. Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire.

UKIP MP Douglas Carswell backs former Norwich MP Ian Gibson over expenses scandal

Former Norwich MP Ian Gibson would have kept his seat during the expenses scandal if there had been a proper recall mechanism in place, the UK Independence Party’s newest MP has claimed.

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Planting of blackberry bushes at Brandon allotments  thanks to councillors cash. Pictured is Cllr Tony Simmons.

Groups urged to claim share of councillors’ £46,000 locality budget

Community groups are being urged to come forward and claim some cash after it was revealed councillors have more than £45,000 ready to dish out.

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Lucy Macleod, interim director of public health at Norfolk County Council.

We’re ready for Ebola cases in Norfolk, says public health chief

Norfolk is prepared to cope with cases of Ebola, the county’s public health chief has said.

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