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Dame Rachel de Souza, when she was principal of Ormiston Victory Academy.

Update: Norfolk academy Ofsted tip off probe says schools were not given advance notice - but investigation hampered by missing emails

An independent probe into allegations three Norfolk academies received advance notice of Ofsted inspection dates has said that “on the balance of probabilities” no-one at the schools was unfairly tipped off.

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Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

Former headmaster of Norfolk school on trial for sex attacks on pupils at Quidenham

A former headmaster of a Norfolk boarding school carried out sex attacks on boys with special needs aged as young as 10, a court has heard.

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Clowns from around the UK gather in Lowestoft for a week long clown convention.

VIDEO: Plenty of laughs in prospect as clown convention enters second day

After meeting fellow clowns, discussing the best make-up techniques, posing for pictures on Lowestoft seafront and learning about audience reactions, the clown convention is in full swing.

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Thousands more people across Norfolk to benefit from superfast broadband thanks to £17.9m deal

Thousands of people in rural Norfolk will benefit from faster broadband thanks to a new multi-million pound deal.

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Jordan Hipperson who won nearly £16,000 from a £1 bet.
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‘I thought it was some sort of joke’ - Norfolk man wins £16k from £1 FA cup bet

A Drayton man scooped almost £16,000 when he correctly predicted a string of FA cup upsets.

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The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

Hospital staff across Norfolk set to take action over pay

Staff at hospitals across the region will join their colleagues nationwide in a 12-hour strike over pay on Thursday.

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Obituaries See all

Geoffrey Humphrys in his study at home.

Obituary: Geoffrey Humphrys, former North Walsham head teacher and prolific published writer

A former north Norfolk head teacher, known and respected by thousands of pupils, has died, aged 93.

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Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

Former headmaster of Norfolk school on trial for sex attacks on pupils at Quidenham

A former headmaster of a Norfolk boarding school carried out sex attacks on boys with special needs aged as young as 10, a court has heard.

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Politics See all

Traffic trundling through Long Stratton Picture by: Sonya Duncan

Bypass key to Long Stratton’s future vision

A long awaited bypass for a south Norfolk village is now firmly on the agenda after councillors voted unanimously in favour of a blueprint for future development.

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The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

Hospital staff across Norfolk set to take action over pay

Staff at hospitals across the region will join their colleagues nationwide in a 12-hour strike over pay on Thursday.

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Education See all

Dame Rachel de Souza, when she was principal of Ormiston Victory Academy.

Update: Norfolk academy Ofsted tip off probe says schools were not given advance notice - but investigation hampered by missing emails

An independent probe into allegations three Norfolk academies received advance notice of Ofsted inspection dates has said that “on the balance of probabilities” no-one at the schools was unfairly tipped off.

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The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

NHS staff set to strike again over pay

Staff at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital will join health workers across the country in a 12-hour strike on Thursday.

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