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The official opening of Great Yarmouth Primary Academy - one of the Inspiration Trust schools at the centre of the allegations. (L TO R) Rachel De Souza, Bill Holledge - Headteacher, Dr Liz Sidwell  - Schools Commissioner and Theodoe Agnew - Academy Sponsor.   Picture: James Bass

Ofsted to appoint “independent figure” to review probe into Norfolk academies inspection tip-off claims

Ofsted has announced an independent review of its investigation into claims that three Norfolk schools connected to Dame Rachel de Souza received advance notice of up-coming inspections.

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Emergency services called as man in his 40s dies after collapsing in Lowestoft

A man in his 40s has died after collapsing at Lowestoft Railway Station this lunchtime (Friday).

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The Riverside Road, Gas Hill and Rosary Road area, where a stabbing took place. Picture: Denise Bradley

Two men found guilty of involvement in Norwich knife attack

Two men face lengthy jail terms after they were convicted of being involved in a “brief but violent” knife attack in which a man was slashed on the face and neck, on Riverside Road, Norwich.

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The girl was taken to hospital by land ambulance. Photo: Steve Adams

School girl suffers leg injury after being run over in Norwich

A school girl suffered leg injuries after being run over while walking home from school.

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The river Bure at Acle bridge. About 20,000 fish were found in one dyke at Acle.

25,000 fish dead in Norfolk and Suffolk Broads

The Environment Agency has issued a warning after thousands of fish died in the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads.

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Phones were stolen from a gig at the UEA.

Gang steals 29 phones from people watching gig at UEA in Norwich

Almost 30 mobile phones were stolen in a single night after thieves descended on a gig at the University of East Anglia (UEA).

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Dr Bill Hamilton-Deane pictured with one of his beloved dogs Silver at Somerleyton.

Death of family GP who turned down movie stardom

Dr Bill Hamilton-Deane, who has died aged 89, was an unconventional family doctor who found fame as a swimmer and was courted by movie moguls.

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Police would like to speak to this man in connection with an incident on Prince of Wales Road.

CCTV images released after criminal damage

Police would like to speak to this man about criminal damage in Norwich.

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South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon

Allowing people to build their own home will help ease the housing crisis, Norfolk MP tells Commons

Making it easier for people to get land and build their own home would help ease the housing crisis facing Britain, a Conservative MP has told the Commons.

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Baby Phyllisty Ramm from Dereham, suffers from sleep apnoea. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Parents of poorly Dereham tot shocked by sleep results

A sleep study conducted on little Phyllisity Ramm showed a shocking 88 episodes of not breathing in just one night, her parents have revealed.

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The official opening of Great Yarmouth Primary Academy - one of the Inspiration Trust schools at the centre of the allegations. (L TO R) Rachel De Souza, Bill Holledge - Headteacher, Dr Liz Sidwell  - Schools Commissioner and Theodoe Agnew - Academy Sponsor.   Picture: James Bass

Ofsted to appoint “independent figure” to review probe into Norfolk academies inspection tip-off claims

Ofsted has announced an independent review of its investigation into claims that three Norfolk schools connected to Dame Rachel de Souza received advance notice of up-coming inspections.

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QEH set to hold talks with the prospective providers over home birth plans

West Norfolk women could choose to give birth at home again

Choosing to give birth to their baby at home could soon be a right again for pregnant women in West Norfolk.

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