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Woman rushed to hospital from North Walsham after suffering severe reaction to sting or bite

East Anglian Air Ambulance medics drove to the aid of a woman in her 50s who was being rushed to hospital yesterday from a North Walsham doctors’ surgery after suffering a severe reaction to a bite or sting the previous day.

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New Breckland Council Chief Exec Anna Graves. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Breckland Council chief executive tells Thetford Town Council to work in partnership on 5,000 homes plan

A recently installed district council chief has told a sceptical town council it wants to work in partnership on plans for a 5,000 home development.

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A47 blocked at Acle

A one car crash is blocking the A47 at Acle tonight.

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Scene of a car crash in which a man in his 20s was killed on Mattishall Road, outside Dereham, in the early hours of Sunday morning, July 27. Pic by Ian Burt.

Tributes paid to former Gorleston student Krišs Dreimanis after crash

Tributes have been paid to a talented young athlete who was killed when his car crashed into a tree.

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Swimmers in the water at Bawsey Pits.

Safety advisers start work at dangerous Bawsey Pits as swimmers ignore warnings

Safety advisers have started monitoring Bawsey Pits as people continue to ignore warnings.

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Hunstanton cliffs and lighthouse from the air. Picture: Mike Page

Could giant nets help slow erosion at Hunstanton cliffs?

Giant netting could be placed along the base of Hunstanton cliffs - to protect the resort’s iconic lighthouse.

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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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Business See all

Morrisons are removing trolley locks at Cromer to save shoppers time.

Morrisons recruits Tesco veteran

Struggling supermarket Morrisons has appointed Tesco veteran Andrew Higginson its next chairman as under-pressure chief executive Dalton Philips battles sliding sales.

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The service at Norwich Cathedral for Ronnie Brooks; Boxer Herbie Hide; picture by Adrian Judd

Herbie Hide lifts the lid on his life behind bars

He was jailed after admitting conspiracy to supply class A drugs, but having served his prison sentence former two-time world heavyweight boxing champion Herbie Hide lifts the lid on his time in prison, battling depression, how he views Norwich and the Sun ‘sting’ investigation. Crime correspondent PETER WALSH reports.

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New Breckland Council Chief Exec Anna Graves. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Breckland Council chief executive tells Thetford Town Council to work in partnership on 5,000 homes plan

A recently installed district council chief has told a sceptical town council it wants to work in partnership on plans for a 5,000 home development.

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Health See all

Empty care home on Paul Engelhard Way, Cawston. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Owner’s pledge on Norfolk care home that has been empty for more than five years

The owner of a Norfolk care home has pledged that it will open its doors to residents by the end of the year - more than five years after it was first built.

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Firms will soon have to pay towards the cost of maintaining the sea defences. Picture: Matthew Usher

Firms will have to pay towards cost of sea defences between Heacham and Wolferton in West Norfolk

Businesses will have to start paying towards the cost of flood defences in West Norfolk, to cover a £150,000 shortfall.

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